2018s theme is NONCONFORMISM. Hebden Bridge,Valley of 100 Chapels, cradle of nonconformity past and present. We’ll be welcoming Martin Parr back to talk about his work on the subject and Bob Pegg’s Calderdale Songs 40 years on…send us your ideas and thoughts about the sort of nonconformist activity you’d like to see in next year’s festival – helen@hbaf.co.uk