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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
Free
Map Chair, Town Hall

Café Culture – Oh, I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside

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Café Culture is our monthly event for the over 65s. Homemade cake and refreshments served. Picture postcard collections shown on the big screen with Godfrey Holmes.

2pm - 6 July
£3/£5
Town Hall HX7 7BY

Café Culture – A Tale Of Three Mills: Lister, Dean Clough And Sales

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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 - 7 September
£3/£5
Town Hall HX7 7BY

Festival Special: Holly Mcnish – The Plum Tour

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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

Calderland

September
Free
Halifax Piece Hall

Come and join us for Calderland, a huge musical, vocal and visual extravaganza to be presented in the newly re-opened Piece Hall in Halifax. Part of Landlines and Watermarks. Find out more at landlinesandwatermarks.org

Nonconformism

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

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