Hebden Bridge Arts Festival 2010

Saturday, 26 June

Street Entertainment

St. George’s Square, Hebden Bridge

11am to 1.30pm approx.

Followed by the Hebden Bridge Handmade Parade at 2pm

The Bouvardia Ensemble

Book NowHeptonstall Church
3pm to 5pm
£8 (£6) £2 for under 26s

Noriko Tsuzaki: violin
Bethan Thompson: cello
Rebecca Chellappah: mezzo-soprano
Mutian Xu: piano

The Bouvardia Ensemble

The Bouvardia Ensemble is four musicians with a passion for chamber music who studied together at the Royal Northern College of Music. Hailing from different corners of the globe, each member brings a unique flavour to the group. While rooted in classical music, Bouvardia enjoys performing music ranging om popular favourites and musical theatre to the eat classics. For this recital the ensemble presents a ogramme of songs by Brahms, Quilter and ernstein and instrumental works including the Smetana Piano Trio and Piazzolla’s masterpiece: The our Seasons of Buenos Aires.

The Hebden Hop
with The Cadillac Kings and GI Jive

Mytholmroyd Community Centre

7.30pm to 12am £12 (£10)

The Hebden Hop with The Cadillac Kings

Book NowThis will be a night to remember - for all the jive, swing and lindy-hop enthusiasts out there, and also for lovers of great live music. Firm favourites on the blues and jump-jive scenes, The Cadillac Kings feature six of the UK's top blues and roots musicians and have a reputation for wowing live audiences.

GI Jive, one of the best-known DJs on the scene, joins The Cadillac Kings to make sure you wear out your dancing shoes! Refreshments will be available from the Marvellous Tea Dance Company. Vintage dress is encouraged!

‘In a word – exhilarating! Do not miss these guys!’
(Blues in Britain Magazine on The Cadillac Kings)

Book NowKissmet

Trades Club,
Holme Street, Hebden Bridge

9.00pm to 11.30pm
£12 (£10)


We would like to thank Hebden Bridge-based Kala Gallery for their sponsorship of this event.

Kissmet create a spellbinding blend of Eastern and Western sounds that captivates crowds all over the world. Fusing bhangra (Punjabi folk music) and rock, they take audiences on a roller-coaster ride from East to West and back again leaving them breathless, exhausted and brimming with positive energy and the feel-good factor. Don’t miss this vibrant and energetic opening weekend event – Kissmet will have you dancing all night!

Festival programme

Saturday 26 June
Sunday 27 June
Monday 28 June
Tuesday 29 June
Wednesday 30 June
Thursday 1 July
Friday 2 July
Saturday 3 July
Sunday 4 July
Monday 5 July
Tuesday 6 July
Wednesday 7 July
Thursday 8 July
Friday 9 July
Saturday 10 July
Sunday 11 July


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Audio-visual tasters

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