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B@r Place
Crown Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 842814
B welcome @r place with our boutique hotel (four star).  Fantastic food served all day.  Family  friendly.  Non-smoking throughout.  Open 10am everyday for breakfast.  Wi-Fi enabled.

Holme House
New Road, Hebden Bridge HX7 8AD
01422 847588
Charming Georgian house in the centre of Hebden Bridge with car park.  Bed & Breakfast from £35pppn.

Kersal House B & B
Hangingroyd Lane, Hebden Bridge HX7 7DD
Kersal House is situated opposite the Market Place in Hebden Bridge.  All rooms are ensuite.  From £27.50 pppn including breakfast either traditional or vegetarian.

Moyles – Hotel, Bar and Restaurant
6-10 New Road, Hebden Bridge HX7 6ND
 01422 845272
The hotel has recently been completely refurbished to a very high standard.  The rooms are a unique fusion of contemporary design and the enduring qualities of the original Victorian structure.  All the rooms have double beds and ensuite bathrooms.  There are 7 standard rooms and 5 deluxe rooms.

Myrtle Grove
Old Lees Road, Hebden Bridge HX7 8HL
01422 846078  07905 174902
Bed & Breakfast.  Organic vegetarian fare.  Spacious and comfortable double room, views over town.  Walking distance from town centre.  Gay/lesbian friendly.

Mytholm House B & B,
Mytholm Bank, Hebden Bridge HX7 6DL
01422 847493
Comfortable, relaxed accommodation in a spacious 200-year-old stone-built merchant’s house quietly located just 15 minutes’ walk from the town centre.  We take pleasure in offering a friendly and flexible response to all our guests’ needs.  Local, organic and Fairtrade products used wherever possible.  More information on our website at

Prospect End B & B,
Savile Road, Hebden Bridge HX7 6NA
01422 843586
Convenient location 3/4 mile from town centre.  Ensuite rooms accessed via garden.  Extensive breakfast menu.  Parking adjacent.  Rail/bus links.  Non-smoking house.  From £25pppn


Coffee Cali
19 Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EX
01422 845629
Take time out for yourself!  Enjoy our fine coffee and chose from our extensive freshly made hot and cold sandwich selection.

Bridge Mill, St George’s Square, Hebden Bridge
Riverside café-bar and terrace.  Homemade soups and savouries, wonderful cakes, specialist coffees and teas, wine and lager.  700 year old watermill.  Riverside setting.

Moyles – Hotel, Bar & Restaurant
6-10 New Road, Hebden Bridge HX7 6ND  
01422 845272

Nelson’s Wine Bar
Crown Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 844782
Chilled out bar serving vegetarian food.  Open Tuesday – Sunday 5pm onwards.  Monthly exhibitions: during the Festival “The Geometry of the Body” Larissa Moskaleva.

Organic House
2 Market Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 843429
Organic café:  freshly prepared wraps, pittas, baked potatoes, salads and daily specials; delicious homemade cakes, excellent coffees, fresh juices and smoothies.  Organic shop: fantastic range of organic produce, fresh fruit and vegetables, frozen and chilled goods, convenience foods, breads, wines and beers, baby range, skincare and household goods.

Old Oxford House, Albert Street, Hebden Bridge
Global eatery.  Creative vegetarian cooking.  Freshly cooked delicious food.  Bring your own wine or beer.  Open Wed-Sun evenings from 6pm; Sat & Sun lunch from 12.00 noon.

Shoulder of Mutton Pub
Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge 
01422 842585
Friendly family pub.  Great homemade food.  Relaxed comfortable environment.  4 Real Ales and Belgium beers.  Extensive wine list and cocktails.  Baby changing and disabled facilities.  W.A.W.  (Walkers are welcome)

Squeeze – Food & Smoothie Bar
Albert Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 843500
Vibrant new café offering freshly prepared sandwiches, salads & Martha’s homemade soups.  Wide selection of fruit juices & smoothies to eat in or take out.


16a Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EX
01422 845888
Come and see our huge selection of costume jewellery, bags and clothing.  All a little different, but won’t cost the earth!

34 Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EX
01422 845526
We sell quality books at bargain prices and music CDs.  If we haven’t got the book in stock we offer 10% discount on most orders.

Booth’s Interiors
20 New Road, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EF
01422 843433
One stop shop for m.t.m. curtains and blinds also carpets, rugs, cushions, bedding, towels etc.  Quality and value.

Element Jewellery
25 Market Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 6EU
08707 607505
Element is a leading contemporary jewellery retail outlet, specialising in works by leading British designer-makers, collections from around the world, wedding jewellery and one-off commissions.

Heart Gallery
The Arts Centre, 4a Market Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 845845
An eclectic mix of jewellery, leatherwork, textiles, glass, ceramic and wood by local and national designer/makers displayed in the decadent surroundings of a former Chapel.

Hebden Bridge Web
Independent community website maintained by Pennine Pens (web development and publishing).  See our online portfolio of over 50 websites - and a selection of books from local authors. 

Bridge Mill, St George’s Square, Hebden Bridge
Affordable style.  Greeting cards and gifts for all occasions.  Stylish Home Décor.  Jewellery and beauty products.  Neals Yard Remedies and so much more. Shortlisted for Attraction Giftshop of the Year!

Muse Music
38 Market Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 843496
This independent CD shop celebrates its tenth anniversary this year.  Diverse choice and latest releases plus fantastic back catalogue titles.  Open Tuesday-Saturday 11.00am-6.00pm

OASIS Off Licence and General Store
Crown Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 845893
A friendly welcome, every day of the year, and an excellent selection of wines, spirits, snacks, fresh and convenience food.  In-store bakery and much more.

Pot Stop
3 Carlton Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 844543
Hebden Bridge’s famous cookshop which this year celebrates ten years serving up the right ingredients!

Radiance Lighting
58 Market Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 845764
Find exquisite lamps and shades in this glowing craft boutique dedicated to designer/maker lighting.  Hannah Nunn has her lamp making workshop on-site.

16 Market Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 6AA
01422 847999
Shoes from Art, Birkenstock, Camper, El Natura Lista, Fry, Keen, Mewell, Hudson, Rocket Dog, Hunter Wellies, Trippen, Ugg and Masai Barefoot technology.

Spirals Fairtrade Shop
11-13 Market Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 847462
A Fairtrade shop with a wide selection of contemporary home furnishings, beautiful crafts, jewellery and accessories, Fairtrade and organic clothing.  We are also home to a growing collection of locally made artworks, jewellery and furniture and products both decorative and functional made from recycled and reused materials.

The Book Case
29 Market Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 6EU
01422 845353
Hebden Bridge’s independent family bookshop has the latest fiction and non-fiction including current titles by local authors and local history, maps and guides.

The Earth Collection
2 The Courtyard, Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EX
01422 847900
Environmentally friendly clothes for ladies, men, children and babies.  All mix and match.  Complemented with jewellery, bags, belts, hats, scarves and shoes.

The Original Aroma Room
42-44 Market Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 6AA
01422 847490
The Pink Shop is an emporium of smells, with a wide range of handmade bath treats, lotions, potions and rubber ducks.  Come and treat yourself. 


Flying Saucers Painting Pottery Café
Butlers Wharfe, New Road, Hebden Bridge HX7 6PS 01422 846666
Let the artist inside you flow out in Hebden’s Paint-your-own-Pottery Café! A fun, relaxing and rewarding activity for people of all ages.

Spirals Studio Gallery
11-13 Market Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 847462
In the gallery space upstairs at Spirals, two exhibitions, one of local makers of textiles, jewellery, furniture and artworks; the second celebrating the magical and mystical.

Valet Stores
19 Crown Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EH
01422 842849
Outdoor and leisure wear for all the family at competitive prices.  We stock leading brands – Brasher, Karrimor, Craghopper – clothing, boots and accessories.  Friendly staff.


A Surreal Nature Trail
Colden Clough Nature Reserve, Colden Valley accessed via Church Lane, Hebden Bridge
The children of Hebden Royd Primary School invite you to walk our Sculpture Trail through Colden Clough, looking for the unusual and out of place.

Old Oxford House, Albert Street, Hebden Bridge
07815 075453
Early morning walks.  Weekend hikes.  Overnight camps.  Map reading skills.  Basecamp will look after your every walking need.  And we’ll feed you too.

Creative Calderdale Garden Party Exhibition
Showcasing the creative talents of Heart’s resident designers/makers alongside handpicked craft specialists from the Calder Valley.  Runs 22 June – 27 July at Heart Gallery, Market Street, Hebden Bridge.

Hebden Bridge Little Theatre
Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 843945 (during events only)
Hebden Bridge Little Theatre is run by volunteers, welcomes theatre-goers to its intimate canalside venue.  Forthcoming own productions: “When we are Married” J.B.Priestley June 18-23; "Humble Boy" Charlotte Jones Oct 1-6; "Jekyll & Hyde" adapted by L.H. Caddy Nov 26-Dec 1.

Hebden Bridge Picture House

Heptonstall Festival
Sunday 8 July 12 noon – 6pm
A day of drama, comedy, street theatre, music, song, dance, spoken word, activities, craft fayre and food. Featuring the Alternative Pace Egg Play.

Homeopathy for Children
1 Royd Villas, Hangingroyd Lane, Hebden Bridge HX7 7BX
01422 846554
Dedicated to the homeopathic care of children over the last eight years, the practise welcomes adults also.

Archive - previous festivals


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