Festival events
Sunday June 29

Lunchtime Piano Recital - Sonya Hadari

Heptonstall Parish Church
1.00pm (to 2.15pm approx)
£4 (£3); £1 for under 16s - on the door

Returning to the Festival after her stunning concert last year, Sonya Hadari presents an imaginative and varied programme, which includes works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin and Debussy.

Ra the Sun God

Workshop/Vision Works

Nutclough Tavern, 6-8 Nutclough, Keighley Road, Hebden Bridge
1.30pm (to 3.30pm approx)
£3 (children aged 5-plus) - on the door. (Limited to 20 children)

Make masks of fish and cats, birds and stars. Dance with your mask. Participate in a performance with professional actors. Young children to be accompanied by an adult.

Ra the Sun God

with storyteller Liz Dever and musician Joe Caswell
3.15pm (to approx 3.45pm - followed by tea and cakes and
live music)
£4 (£3) - on the door

The Creation of the World according to the Egyptians. Gods, Goddesses, Creatures and Mortals emerge from the garden of the Nutclough Tavern. Fantastic costumes, live music.

Animal Instinct: The Peterloo Two

Poetry Workshop

Little Theatre, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
2.00pm to 3.30pm
£10 (£8) - for Workshop and Reading (see below) (Workshop limit 20)

Can you write your way into the skin of another creature? Poets Valerie Laws and Ann Alexander will help find the animal in you (and lose the ego) in this lively poetry Workshop with readings, analysis and writing exercises.

The Peterloo Two

Valerie Laws and Ann Alexander

Little Theatre, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
4.00pm (to 5.00pm approx)
£5 (£4)

Valerie Laws' Quantum Sheep Project in which she spray-painted a haiku onto the backs of sheep caused world wide media attention. She and Ann are both prize-winning poets and will read from published and unpublished work.

Tales from the Kalevala

Nick Hennessey

Little Theatre, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
8.00pm (to 10.00pm approx)
£7 (£5)

Epic mythology from Northern Europe: stories of fire, spirits, sea and sky dating back over 5,000 years. Nick is a powerful and passionate performer, forging and twisting together the note, the song and the spoken word.

Roger Scaife and David Nelson Piano Duo

Heptonstall Parish Church
8.00pm (to 10.00pm approx)
£6 (£4); £1 for under 16s

Outstanding works by Mozart and Rachmaninov from these Festival favourites, together since 1991 and appearing for the fifth consecutive year.