Festival events

Thursday July 4

Royd Wordsmiths
Canalside Gallery, Machpelah Works, Burnley Road, Hebden Bridge
£3.50 (£2.50) – on the door
Stop Press: Culture found East of Walkleys Clogs! Storyteller Pete Keal and Poet Tony Langham emerge from the lee of Scout Rock to present an evening of Contemporary Verse . . . Traditional Tales . . . mesmerising words.

Cantorelli Sing on a Summer’s Evening
Heptonstall Parish Church
£6 (£4); £1 for full-time students
Cantorelli, a small group of local singers, perform a varied programme of sacred and secular music, which includes early English madrigals and traditional folk songs to 19th and 20th century music from the Russian Orthodox Church and modern popular classics.

The Bakelite Boys present ‘Pop Goes the Century’
Hebden Bridge Little Theatre,
Holme Street,
Hebden Bridge
£7 (£5)
100 songs from 100 years in 100 minutes! From Dolly Gray to the Dome, from Empire to E-mail, from Victoria to Viagra, from the Boer War to Bosnia. "There is a magic on the stage, which draws the audience in to become part of the creation" (Lonnie Donegan). Introduced by actor Eileen O’Brien,
Dedicated to Don Barrs.

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