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Thursday June 24

The Legend of Perseus

Written and performed by Adam Bampton-Smith

Little Theatre, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge

1.45pm to 2.45pm: school performance - please ring 01422 842684 for booking details/costs

7.30pm to 8.30pm: family performance

£5 (£3)

The discovery of a dusty old book hidden away in an attic leads to adventure in the mythical world of ancient Greece. Follow our young hero Perseus, son of Zeus, as he battles mighty Medusa, frees the winged horse Pegasus and vies with Poseidon for the hand of the beautiful Andromeda. Suitable for children 6 plus.


Alison West, Angela Jarman (sopranos); Alice Barford (alto); Jan Burgess, Peter Tillotson (tenors); Philip Thomas, David Foster (basses)

Heptonstall Parish Church

8.00pm (to 10.00pm approx)

£6 (£4); £1 under 16s

This group of seven singers, all from the Calder Valley, has performed in the Hebden Bridge Arts Festival for the past eight years. This year’s programme is typically varied, including madrigals by Monteverdi, Tudor anthems and motets, songs by Dvorak, sacred music by Arvo Pärt and settings of popular lighter music.

Hebden Bridge Arts Festival