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Coven is the collective of three of the British folk scene’s finest, most formidable and forthright female acts...

Doors 8pm - Monday 26th June
Trades Club, Holme Street HX7 8EE

Phoenix Dance Theatre – ReFINED

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Phoenix Dance Theatre presents reFINED, a thrilling mixed programme packed with solos, duets, trios and quartets plucked from some of Phoenix’s most popular recent work.

7.30pm. Doors 7pm - Tuesday 27 June
Ted Hughes Theatre, Calder High School HX7 5QN

Murder & The Making Of The British CSI

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Ian Burney and Mike Green trace the history of English CSI using two murder cases that took place 30 years apart and examine the rise of the 'celebrity' pathologist, advances in science, increased public fascination and media interest in CSI.

7pm. Doors 6.30pm - Tuesday 27 June
£3 (12+)
Library HX7 8EP

Comedy Club 4 Kids

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Comedy Club 4 Kids presents the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit to do their thing for an audience of children (aged 6+) and their families… but without the rude bits!

Saturday 1st July 2017 – Hebden Bridge Town Hall
Doors 1.30pm and 3.30pm (show starts 30 minutes after doors open)
Tickets £7 & £5

Hidden Waters – Ruth Levene

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Ruth Levene will be showing a series of works made during a residency with Pennine Water Group, based in Civil Engineering at The University of Sheffield.

9am-5pm Daily - 10 June-2 July
Town Hall exhibition space and basement

Watermarks – Annie Coxey

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Annie Coxey is an abstract painter who has lived in Hebden Bridge, but now lives and works in Cumbria.

Daily 11am-5pm - 10 June-2 July
Town Hall exhibition space & Tourist Information Centre Gallery HX7 8AD

Shadow Fish – Richard Sharples

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Shadow Fish is a sculptural installation of kinetic fish created by Richard Sharples.

12-3pm - 24-25 June, 1-2 July and 8-9 July
Basement of Machpelah Mill HX7 8AU (school groups by arrangement)

Hebden’s Bridges

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Poet and narrowboater Winston Plowes has reimagined the town's network of watery veins for a stylised tube map, and origami poetry microbook. Postcard and a micro chapbook – £3 from the Town Hall.

Throughout the Festival

To Love Somebody Melancholy

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Join an artist as he journeys through the euphoric highs and the self-destructive lows of his creative cycles.

8pm. Doors 7.30pm - Sunday 25 June
Wainsgate Chapel HX7 8SU

Electronic Night – Gazelle Twin: Kingdom Come, Rusty Egan, U.V

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Nothing Inside presents NI1: Originally commissioned by Future Everything Festival in 2016, this is a rare opportunity to see Gazelle Twin’s audiovisual live show, Kingdom Come.

10pm. Doors 8pm - Saturday 24 June
£20/£18.50/£5 (DJ set only)
Trades Club, Holme Street HX7 8EE

The Brexit Novel – Anthony Cartwright: The Cut

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Novelist Anthony Cartwright discusses The Cut, a commissioned novel responding to Brexit. Published on the first anniversary of the EU referendum, it is a fictional exploration of the forces that split Britain apart.

5pm - 25 June
Town Hall Council Chamber

Flood Stories

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Sit in the talking chair and listen to locals sharing their experiences of the Boxing Day floods of 2015.

9-5pm Daily May-December
Map Chair, Town Hall

The Green Woman – Richard Sharples

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The Green Woman is a new sculpture by Richard Sharples inspired by a willow tree growing on the hills above Hebden Bridge.

9am-5pm Daily - 8 June-2 July
Town Hall exhibition space HX7 7BY

Street Saturday

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Roll up, roll up! All the town's a stage!

12-4pm - 24 June
St George's Square, Bridgegate, Marina

Sara Pascoe
Tickets now on sale!

Sara Pascoe

We're very pleased to have tempted Sara Pascoe to town with her show Sara Pascoe is an Animal. As always Sara is honest and unflinching as she expounds on sexuality, empathy, art, God and pubic hair. If that sounds a bit weighty, there will also be stuff about selfies, glow worms and RuPaul's Drag Race. Also, and this should be obvious, Slytherins are absolutely unwelcome.

Hebden Water – Trudi Entwistle and Paul Ratcliff

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A collaboration between artist Trudi Entwistle and sound recordist Paul Ratcliff, Hebden Water is a soundscape and photographic narrative that leads us along a watercourse from the valley bottom to a high point in the surrounding moors.

11am-4pm 23 June-19 July (closed Fridays)
Gibson Mill (Midgehole NT car park), 

Calderdale Young Shorts

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A collaboration between the Festival, Square Chapel, Calderdale Theatre School and Beacon Actors Company, Calderdale Young Shorts 2017 is providing playwriting workshops in local schools, leading to performances of a selection of the plays in Halifax and in Hebden Bridge on 28 June.

7pm - Wednesday 28 June
Little Theatre, Holme Street HX7 8EE

Teenage Kicks

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Calder High School showcases some of the best young musicians and performers in the valley.

6.30pm. Doors 6pm Wednesday 28 June
Trades Club, Holme Street HX7 8EE

Decorated Tree Trail

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Pick up a trail leaflet and quiz from the Town Hall and Tourist Information Centre.

Centre of Town

Collections – Lizzie Lockhart

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Curious Collections – an exhibition of people's precious objects, curated by Lizzie Lockhart.

10am-4pm - Wednesday 28 June - 9 July
Launch - 6-8pm Wednesday 28th
The Egg Factory, Victoria Road HX7 8JX

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