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Pop Up Poet: The Land of Lost Words

Pop Up Poet: A Mystery Bus to the Land of Lost Words

With the dates for our Arts Festival and and this year’s Halifax Festival coinciding there will be a strong connection between our two towns. To help strengthen this bond,our festival poet Winston Plowes will be Popping [...]

Be part of Dancehall of Dreams

Dancehall of Dreams. Artwork: Michelle Campbell

Imagine a performance in a dance hall where musicians, actors and dancers merge with the audience. The only way to tell them apart is when the performers start to share their stories. At the Dancehall of [...]

New exhibition: The Comfort of Things

Shelfie commission - Roo Waterhouse

Roo S Waterhouse’s exhibition of paintings,  The Comfort of Things, will be on show at The Town Hall, Hebden Bridge, from Tuesday 15 April until Sunday 18 May. The Town Hall exhibition space is curated and managed by [...]

Pop Up Poet: Loud Proud Yorkshire

Winston collecting words from Sue and Julie at the Boggart stall. Photo: Craig Shaw

As The Grand Departed from St Michael’s church in Mytholmroyd last weekend and headed up the hill, our festival poet set to work arranging words he had gathered from the throng. Lovers of pianos and cycling [...]

Pop Up Poet: The Owl and the Pussy Cat

Pop up Poet. Photo: Craig Shaw

Winston Plowes – our festival secret weapon and Pop Up Poet – was set loose on the unsuspecting attendees of our community Open Meeting last week. He asked them to imagine the ingredients that would make [...]

Pop Up Poet: Parking is Such Sweet Sorrow

Pop Up Poet sketch by Serena Rogers

Festival Pop Up Poet Winston Plowes has made his first appearance this year, doubling up with a clipboard to collect your views about the current planning application by Sainsbury’s. Stationing himself in the vicinity of the proposed [...]

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