Common Ground Calder High School, Mytholmroyd
Common Ground Sign Dance Theatre are running workshops at Calder High School. A group of deaf and hearing performers integrate the two mediums of sign language and dance. A new initiative for the Festival in partnership with Calder High School to raise disability awareness in schools. Further details contact Neil Robinson, Calder High.
Food Hats (see June 26 for details)
Hebden Bridge Film Première About a Boy Hebden Bridge Picture House, New Road, Hebden Bridge 7.30pm Pre-booked tickets: £7.50 (to include supper). On the door: £5.00.
Tickets available from TIC and the Picture House.
Charity Fund-Raising Première of Nick Hornbys About a Boy, starring Hugh Grant. Pie and Pea Supper (veggie option available) included in pre-booked ticket price. Licensed bar. All proceeds from this event go to Martin House Childrens Hospice.
Dancing Out of the Dark Side Glyn Hughes Hebden Bridge Little Theatre, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge 8.00pm £6 (£4)
Glyn Hughes has published three volumes of poetry, six novels, two volumes of autobiography, plays and other works for radio, mostly about the Calder Valley. For his fourth appearance at the Festival, he has composed a reading programme that makes up a history of the Calder Valley.
CHROMA Heptonstall Parish Church 8.00pm £7 (£5); £1 for under 16s
CHROMA features some of Britains most talented young musicians. It has quickly established itself as one of the most sought after chamber ensembles in the UK. Tonights concert includes works by Berg, Davies, Hughes, Lutyens, Schoenberg, local composer Bryn Harrison and the world premiere of a new piece by Tim Parkinson (Festival commission).