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It’s all over for another year and we hope you all had a fantastic Festival?!
If you can spare 2 minutes to give us a little bit of feedback it would be very much appreciated and ...read more
With Benjamin Zephaniah stating "I can’t take my ears off her", and Kate Tempest describing her poetry as "welcoming, galvanising and beautiful", 2017 Ted Hughes prize-winner Hollie McNish is a poet whose readings are not to be missed. 8pm. Doors 7.30pm - 23 September £10/£8 Hope Baptist Chapel, HX7 8EW ...read more
Café Culture is our monthly event for the over 65s. Homemade cake and refreshments served. Michael Cullingworth talks about the Dean Clough, Lister and Salts Mills, their history and what happened to them after they closed. 2pm - 14 September £3/£5 Town Hall HX7 7BY ...read more
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Next year’s theme is nonconformism and Martin Parr will be joining us to talk about his nonconformist years in the Calder Valley…if you’ve suggestions of your own for next year’s programme – email firstname.lastname@example.org