Festival events
Saturday July 5

Palm Circles

Full Moon Performers

Little Theatre, Holme Street,
Hebden Bridge
12 noon (to 12.35pm approx)
£4 (£2.50) - on the door

Original live ambient guitar with mesmeric contact juggling and African djembe rhythms, with staff manipulation plus magical glo-balls. A unique and visually stunning performance. Direct from the Glastonbury Festival!

Summer Fair

Canalside Gallery, Machpelah Works,
Burnley Road, Hebden Bridge
1.00pm to 4.00pm
Free (£1 contribution for children's activities)

A Summer Fair featuring artistic and craft activities for children, storytelling, puppetry and music-making. Also, a café, craft and bric-a-brac stalls, plus home made produce and plants for sale.

The Gods in My Feet

Coyote Dream Theatre

The Nutclough Tavern,
6-8 Nutclough, Keighley Road,
Hebden Bridge
2.00pm (to 3.00pm approx)
(see June 30 for details)

Roller Coasting Through the Menopause Years

Workshop with Althea de Carteret and Ann Crean

Little Theatre, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
2.00pm (to 3.30pm approx)
£5 (Workshop limit 25)

The Workshop uses a photo exhibition - mainly images of women - to trigger a discussion of the ups and downs of growing older, and explores how to seek creative meaning and fun in our lives. For ages 50 and over.

Jackie Kay and Julia Darling

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

Jackie Kay, award-winning poet, novelist and playwright, reads and talks about her work together with fellow poet, novelist and playwright Julia Darling, winner of the 2003 Northern Rock Foundation Writer's Award (the biggest literary prize in the UK). This poetry reading is presented by Arc Publications, one of the UK's leading independent poetry presses, which operates from the Calder Valley. A rare opportunity to hear two of the country's finest poets.

Balancing Acts

'People Come Here To Cry' by Char March and 'Balancing Act' by Caroline Small

Little Theatre, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
7.30pm (to 9.30pm approx)
£8 (£6)

Award-winning writer/performers Char March and Caroline Small perform their one-woman plays exploring the hilarity and horrors of ... reaching a Certain Age. Ever felt you were that close to the edge?! Come and share the precarious balancing acts of Char and Caroline's characters as they negotiate the delights of trampoline therapy in a Crisis Centre and the morning from Hell with a colander! "Funny, profound and provocative" (West Yorkshire Playhouse).

Festival Concert: The Hepton Singers

Heptonstall Parish Church
8.00pm (to 9.30pm approx)
£6 (£4); £1 for students

This concert of choral music from the 16th century to the present includes A Farewell to Arms, a new work by Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, and contemporary music including Water Music by Eric Whitacre and Kullervo's Message by Veljo Tormis.

A Kind of Love-in

late cabaret with John Morrison and Friends

Little Theatre, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
10.00pm (to midnight approx)
£3 (£2) - on the door

Enjoy comedy, music and staying up past your bedtime. Best of all, there's a late bar.