Hebden Bridge Arts Festival 2010


Festival Exhibition at the Box Office

Saturday June 12 to Sunday July 11
Festival Box Office and Gallery,
Albert Street, Hebden Bridge
Mon to Sat 10.30am-5pm, Sun 12pm-5pm

Martin Parr – the Albert Street Years

In partnership with Calderdale MBC Museums and Galleries

Born in Surrey in 1952, internationally renowned photographer Martin Parr moved to Hebden Bridge in 1974, and, with ceramicist Jenny Beavan and painter Ray Elliot, founded the Albert Street Workshop. It was from 8 Albert Street, now Ribbon Circus, that Parr began his work capturing life in a northern town, recording the everyday moments of Hebden Bridge residents, particularly the congregation of Crimsworth Dean Methodist Chapel. This exhibition offers a not to be missed opportunity to remember how we used to live.

Curated by Christine Bradley, the exhibition comprises photographs loaned from the Martin Parr collection held by Calderdale Museums and Galleries Service. We would like to thank Richard McFarlane and his colleagues for their support.

Festival Exhibition at ArtsMill
Paula Rego Recent Prints

Sunday July 4 to Sunday August 15
Artsmill, Linden Mill, Linden Road, Hebden Bridge

01422 843413

Wednesday to Sunday 11am to 5pm

Paula Rego has never shied away from confronting us with challenging images, and here in her late maturity, she continues to deal passionately with topics which were the scourge of daily life in past centuries and are equally relevant today.

Paula Rego

Festival Exhibition at Wainsgate
Wainsgate Artists

Saturday and Sunday July 3,4,10 and 11
Wainsgate Chapel, Old Town HX7 8SU
Saturday and Sunday 11am to 5pm

An exhibition of work by local artists Kate Boyce, Alison Duddle, Weston Hammond, Nola Hayhurst, Alice Hutt, Yvonne Stubbs, Sheila Tilmouth and AJ Wilkinson.

NB: there is no parking at the Chapel. Please park in Old Town Lane, walk or use the bus.

See for a map.

Wainsgate Artists

Saturday June 26 to Sunday July 11

Catching the Light

Hare and Hounds, Old Town, Hebden Bridge
Tues-Fri 12-3pm, 5-11pm, Sat-Sun 3-11pm.

An exhibition of water colours by Yvonne Stubbs and acrylics by Weston Hammond. The paintings show how each artist captures light in their landscapes.

Weston Hammond

Tuesday June 22 to Sunday July 18

New Visions – Phil Withersby

The Calder Gallery,
Market St, Hebden Bridge
01422 843832

Wed-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-4pm

Traditional landscapes with a contemporary twist enhanced by
memory and experience. Images of West Yorkshire, the coasts and beaches of Northern England and North Wales.

Phil Withersby

Di Seymour



Wednesday June 23 to Saturday July 10

The Oldest Living Organism

White Ribbon Office, Mytholmroyd
Wed-Sat 2-6pm

A novice tree nerd, Di Seymour celebrates our greatest English trees– their uses, histories, mysteries and beauty.

Sunday June 20 to Sunday August 1

Yorkshire – In All Its Glory

Heart Gallery, Market St, Hebden Bridge
01422 845845
A photographic exhibition to celebrate our locality and
soak up the peace and solitude of our valleys, crags
and moorlands; unspoilt, breathtaking and seductive.

Heart Gallery

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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