What’s On

The sixth annual Brighouse Arts Festival will be October 6th – October 14th 2018. This page has all of the festival programme! Browse, Book and see you there!

Roger Hitchen | Art Exhibition

Roger has worked all his professional life in first Further and Higher Education in Art and Design. In 2009 he retired from this and now he devotes much of his time to art and photography. He attendes local life drawing groups and through this developed an interest in...

read more

Edward Singleton Memorial Organ Recital

Edward Singleton Memorial Organ Recital Edward Singleton created the company that is now known as KOSO Kent Introl based on Birds Royd Lane. He was born in Brighouse in 1925, where he lived his entire life. Mr Singleton sadly passed away in October 2015. His passion...

read more

Keith Hanselman – Art Exhibition – Free

Keith Hanselman Exhibition Keith Hanselman is an established and award winning artist based in Huddersfield.  Having won the Sunday Times wattercolour competition twice, the Frank Heering Award of the Royal Institue and Laing Painting Competition Keither is a...

read more

EUREKA! – Digital Art Workshop – Drop-In

EUREKA! Digital Art Activities EUREKA! The National Children's Museum (yes, that's right THE National Children's Museum) are running a FREE drop-in session on Saturday 13th October as part of the Brighouse Arts Festival. Families, Children and Young People...

read more

Portrait Exhibition

Portraits Exhibition at Smith Art Gallery An exhibition of works from Calderdale Museums’ Collections at Smith Art Gallery. Image: Lady in Brown c.1936 by William Bruce Ellis Ranken. © Calderdale Museums This exhibition runs the full length of the festival week and we...

read more

Exploring Wellness | Healthy Minds Workshop

We are hosting this event with Healthy Minds / Calderdale Wellbeing. Exploring Wellness This workshop is free, though booking is essential.   In this workshop we will work as a group to create a large collage which represents 'wellness'. Working with colour,...

read more

Spectacle Son et Lumière | Art Installation | Free

Spectacle Son et Lumière Art Installation FREE DROP-IN Artist, LAVERACK, is creating a unique one-off art installation for Brighouse Arts Festival 2018. FREE to attend, drop-in and suitable for all ages. Children will love the space, adults will love the photos for...

read more

Jade Helliwell and Her Full Band

Jade Helliwell JADE HELLIWELL & HER FULL BAND headline the Brighouse Arts Festival 2018. Jade is one of West Yorkshire's finest current musicians. Her style is a notably British blend of pop and country. Jade won the prestigious BCMA ‘Female Vocalist of The Year’...

read more

Jonathan Ellis | Pianoforte Recital

Jonathan Ellis Pianoforte Recital Jonathan Ellis will return to Brighouse after last years highly successful solo performance.   Jonathan will be playing on the Friends of the Rhydings newly refurbish grand piano. Virtuoso pianist Jonathan Ellis will delight you...

read more

Rybank Trio | Concert

Ryebank Trio The Ryebank Trio (piano, violin , cello) will be playing on Tuesday 9th October at St John's Rastrick on our newly donated festival concert grand piano. Originally formed in 2003 by ex-RNCM postgraduates, and winners of the “Best Small Ensemble” award at...

read more

Enkelit | Finnish Folk Music Choir

Enkelit - Finnish Folk Music Concert The Enkelit CHOIR will perform a programme of Finnish contemporary music at St Matthew's Church in October as part of the Brighouse Arts Festival 2018. The UK-based choir will perform for the first time in Rastrick.Enkelit is...

read more

Songs of Yesteryear

Songs of Yesteryear Sylvia Sowray lives in Rastrick and has been singing since her early teens. For this unique concert Sylvia will sing alongside Bridget Budge and be accompanied by Kim Kaye.   Sylvia has won the Mrs Sunderland, Holmfirth and Wharfedale music...

read more

Martyn Jackson & The Young Philharmonia

Martyn Jackson, Daniel Bath & The Young Philharmonia A unique and exclusive concert featuring Martyn Jackson, conducted by Daniel Bath playing alongside the The Young Philharmonia. British violinist Martyn Jackson was born in 1988 and has performed as a solo...

read more

A. A. Dhand – Author Talk

We’re thrilled to invite Amit back to Calderdale Libraries, to discuss his latest book, City of Sinners. This author talk is an exclusive for Brighouse Arts Festival 2018. Thursday 11th October, 7pm, Rastrick Library FREE

read more

Comedy & Theatre Night

Comedy & Theatre Night with Hugh Raine and Lydia de la Murray. Assembly Rooms Brighouse, 7:30pm, £8 – part of the Brighouse Arts Festival 2018

read more

Talking Heads

Talking Heads by Alan Bennett performed by The Library Touring Theatre Company – Thursday 11th October 2018, 7:30pm, £8. Actor Deborah Kelly will perform two Talking Head performances at the Assembly Rooms for the Brighouse Arts Festival 2018

read more

Brighouse & Rastrick Band – Talk

The European Number One Brass Band, The Brighouse & Rastrick Band, are providing a free talk with instruments at this years sixth-annual Brighouse Arts Festival. FREE @ Brighouse Library on Saturday 13th October 2018.

read more

Roger Davies & His Band

Roger Davies & His Band are headlining Brighouse Arts Festival 2018. Join Roger in the beautiful surroundings of St Martin’s Church, Brighouse on Friday 12th October, £12.

read more

Orchestra of Square Chapel

Orchestra of Square Chapel is the resident orchestra at Square Chapel Arts Centre and is conducted by Robert Guy. Orchestra of Square Chapel has been heard on BBC Radio 3. Join the Orchestra in Brighouse on Sunday 7th October 2018, £12.

read more

Build a Miniature Garden | Craft Session for Children

Build your own Miniature Garden returns to the Brighouse Arts Festival after last year’s hugely successful craft activity at Kershaw’s Garden Centre in association with Incredible Edible Brighouse CIC. Saturday 13th October 2018. 1pm & 2pm. £3.

read more