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Arts Festival banner bags!

You may have noticed the odd person around town sporting a rather natty looking tote bag with glimpses of Hebden scenery upon it!

The Hebden Bridge banner bag (inspired by Helen Baron of Ribbon Circus) is ...read more

Paddock Gorilla

Recorded Delivery

Award winning writer, artist and Huddersfield postman Kevin Boniface takes to the road to produce a series of monologues (audio and visual) about the people and places he encounters on his rounds. ...read more


Café Culture – Make Do and Mend

Thursday 30 June 2pm for 2.30pm start £5 (£3) INCLUDING REFRESHMENTS Town Hall, Hebden Bridge HX7 7BY

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Garden Street, off Albert Street 1959

Who lived in your Street 100 years ago?

Pin your house on a hundred-year-old map as we launch our very own Hebden Bridge blue plaque project. ...read more

Welcome to Trouser Town!
Celebrating its quirky community and showcasing our town’s unique creativity and landscape, Hebden Bridge Arts Festival is a charity promoting artistic talent of all kinds from near and far, culminating in an annual flurry of Festival activities.
Now in its 23rd year, the 2016 Festival will reflect Hebden Bridge’s extraordinary community spirit, paying tribute to our industrial heritage through an inventive ‘Trouser Town’ theme.
Come see what all the fuss is about – join us between June 24th and July 3rd to experience Hebden Bridge in its element!

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