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Calling all budding playwrights

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Sharpen your pencils, fire up your laptop –  Hebden Shorts are back and 2014 promises to be one of the most exciting years yet. Six short plays will be selected in a competition open to writers across [...]

Tell Me What To Think About

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Pop Up Poet Winston Plowes was the first person to enter the Sketch-O-Matic in the Town Hall to be sketched by resident booth artist Serena Rogers. Tell Me What To Think About (A poem conceived within [...]

Chain Poem

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Last Sunday Winston was busy in the Marina area of town where he was collecting words from people at the festival and chalking a ‘chain poem’ on the flagstones. Each word was offered by word association [...]

Type Cast

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Following the launch of this years Arts Festival and the exhibition of photographs from last year some visitors to the Town Hall may have noticed an antique typewriter on a table in the foyer. Some of [...]

Winston, our Pop Up Poet

This year Winston Plowes will once again be adding his words to the colourful mix that is Hebden Bridge Arts Festival as our Festival Pop Up Poet. To extend the life of the festival beyond our [...]

Soundtrack of a Festival?

For those of you who enjoyed your 5 minutes with Mr Beaumont when he rolled into town on the 4th July, here’s Hebden Bridge’s 17 favorite pieces of music! There’s a few details missing so if [...]

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