Hugh Lupton and Rick Wilson
Little Theatre, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
7.45pm to 9.45pm approx£10 (£8)
Beowulf is the oldest story in the English language – and it still has the power to raise the hairs on the back of the neck. Master-storyteller Hugh Lupton joins forces with one of Britain’s leading percussionists, Rick Wilson. Bells, gongs and drums subtly and dramatically underpin the rich language of the story. Beowulf is a gripping, accessible and enjoyable performance of one of the greatest European legends, and is suitable for adults and children over twelve.
“ . . . Lupton summoned the poem back to a bloody and ferocious life . . .from the very first moment he began to speak he was utterly convincing . . .” (Birmingham Words).
Mediaeval, Renaissance, and Baroque Music
Heptonstall Parish Church
8.00pm to 10.00pm approx
£9 (£7); £2 for full-time students and under-16s
Songs and instrumental music from the 12th to 18th centuries played on lutes, theorbo, baroque guitar, harp, harpsichord, viol, recorder, and cello,
including music by Hildegard of Bingen,
Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Handel and Bach.
“An evening of delight….