Sunday 13th July

Lunchtime Concert: The Enescu Ensemble

Literary Lunch with Suzanne Berne & Marjorie Sandor
The Dusty Miller, Mytholmroyd
1.00pm to 2.30pm approx
£24 includes two-course meal with wine
and entry to Artsmill event at 4.30pm

Suzanne Berne won the Orange prize in 19 for her first novel A Crime In The Neighbourhood. She followed this with the equally acclaimed A Perfect Arrangement and The Ghost At The Table and has proved herself both a master story-teller and a skilful observer of the tensions of contemporary American life. Marjorie Sandor is the winner of the National Jewish Book award in fiction and the author of three books including the story collection A Portrait of my Mother Who Posed Nude in War-time.

This is an intimate convivial Sunday Lunch with two of America’s most charming and talented writers. The event is limited to eight participants, the scope of the conversation is without any limits at all.

Suzanne Berne & Marjorie Sandor

Suzanne Berne & Marjorie Sandor

Artsmill, Linden Mill, Linden Road, Hebden Bridge
4.30pm to 5.30pm approx

Leading American authors Suzanne Berne and Marjorie Sandor will read from their recent books and answer questions about their lives, work and careers in a special one-off event for the festival.

Music at Walshaw

Music at WalshawMargaret Bruce: piano
Moshe Friedman: cello

Walshaw Lodge, Hardcastle Crags
11.00am for an 11.30am start (to 1.30pm approx)

Coffee and Danish pastries served during the interval
Other information as Saturday July 12

Afternoon Tea With The Piano Club

Heptonstall Church
3.00pm to 5.00pm approx
£6 (£4) £1 under 16s

A gentle and relaxing way to spend the last afternoon of the festival. Tea, biscuits and cakes will be on sale to accompany some wonderful music from a group of pianists based at Square Chapel in Halifax. Music by (amongst others) Debussy, Chopin, Schumann, Ginastera and Piazolla a light sprinkling of jazz.

Martin Roscoe: Piano Recital

Heptonstall Church
7.30pm to 9.30pm approx
£10 (£8) £2 under 16s

Beethoven: Sonata Op.14 no.1 in E
Beethoven: Sonata Op.22 in B flat
Beethoven: Sonata Op.27 No.2 in C sharp minor “Moonlight”
Beethoven: Sonata Op.49 No. 1 in G minor
Beethoven: Sonata Op.53 in C “Waldstein”

Martin Roscoe

Martin Roscoe performs as a concerto soloist, recitalist and chamber musician all over the world and has worked with Sir Simon Rattle, Kent Nagano, Luciano Berio, and Yan Pascal Tortelier, to name but a few. A close relationship with the BBC has led to over four hundred broadcasts on BBC Radio 3 and invitations to perform at the BBC Proms on six occasions. As a recitalist Martin performs in the UK at the Wigmore Hall each season, and has given recitals in South America, Australia, the Lebanon and across Europe.

‘Roscoe is a pianist who both thinks and offers fullblooded playing of breadth and depth. In this country, he is an uncommon creature’ (Daily Telegraph)

Marcia Howard, Damian Howard & The PloughboysMarcia Howard, Damian Howard & The Ploughboys

The 2008 Taking The Music Back Tour

Trades Club, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
9.30pm to 11.30 pm approx
£9 (£7)

Introducing a group of exceptional musicians from Australia: Marcia and Damian Howard possess awesome and expressive vocal abilities and both have highly successful solo careers. They come together with one of Australia’s most popular high-energy festival bands, the Ploughboys, most often described as an Australian- Celtic/ Folk-Rock mix of the Waterboys with a touch of the Pogues, performing original songs that carry the authentic reek of both the Irish and Australian landscapes.

A wild, ecstatic night out, and the perfect band to bring the curtain down on this year’s festival!


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