Festival events

Monday July 1

Toys in the Attic present Dylan the Dog in ‘Cake’
Hebden Bridge Little Theatre,
Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
1.45pm to 2.45pm
Surprise, surprise! It’s Bermuda the Kitten’s first birthday and you’re all invited. Bring everyone along for fun, games and quite an adventure. But remember it’s a secret. A puppetry and mask theatre show for children aged three to eight.

Food Hats (see June 26 for details)

‘Write Mother, Write Daughter’
Hebden Bridge Little Theatre,
Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
£6 (£4)
Prose and poetry from mother and daughter, Adele Geras and Sophie Hannah. Adele is a prize-winning poet and children’s author; her most recent book is Troy and her first novel for adults will be published next year. Sophie has written three books of poetry and three novels, the latest of which, The Superpower of Love, is newly published in paperback.

‘Poverty Knock’ – Coyote Dream Theatre
Holme Street Arts Centre,
Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
£5 (£4) – on the door
In 1838 the weavers of Mankinholes successfully resisted the government’s cruel Poor Law Amendment Act. Through the eyes of a typical family of the time, featuring local songs with musicians from The Old Lane Inn, Halifax, we explore this achievement.

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