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Dress the Trees!

Hebden Bridge Arts Festival is now in it’s 24th year and this year we are planning a tree trail to beat all others! We want to adorn as many of our beautiful trees as possible. And to do this we need your help... ...read more

Café Culture – The Science of Chocolate

Café Culture is our monthly event for the over 65s. Homemade cake and refreshments served. The Science of Chocolate looks at the history, growing and production of chocolate. Plus tasting! 2pm, 1 June £5/£3 Town Hall HX7 7BY ...read more

Polly Toynbee & David Walker. Dismembered: Why The Assault On The State Harms Us All

What has the state ever done for you? Everything. Toynbee and Walker travelled around the country listening to nurses, teachers and trading standards officers, as well as patients, parents and shoppers. 8pm. Doors 7.30pm - 23 June £10/£8 Town Hall, HX7 7BY ...read more

Welcome to the 2017 Hebden Bridge Arts Festival!


All the town’s a stage with two days of fantastic free street theatre and a whole weekend of Open Studios and gardens. Back inside we’ve a feast of visual arts, music, comedy, spoken word and performance. We’ve taken water to our hearts this year, so take a stroll along the Rochdale canal, the river Calder or Hebden water and explore studios and follow our trail of decorated trees. Come and join us, there’s something for everyone! For a listing of all events check out our At a Glance guide. You can also use the search box, or browse by date, artist or category.

All tickets can be purchased online or at Hebden Bridge Town Hall Mon – Fri 9 – 5pm. Click here to download a PDF of the programme.

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