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Hebden Bridge Arts Festival 2009
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Croft Mill
Croft Mill Yard, Hebden Bridge HX7 8AB 01422 8468 36 Croft Mill 4* apartments offer style and comfort coupled with the convenience of home. Secure parking and wi-fi. Visit for Festival-linked special offers.

Holme House Bed & Breakfast
New Road, Hebden Bridge HX7 8AD 01422 84758
Five Star Gold Award Bed & Breakfast located in the centre of Hebden Bridge offering a touch of luxury to your stay.

Kersal House Bed & Breakfast
Hangingroyd Lane, Hebden Bridge HX7 7DD
01422 84266 4 roma11 Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the centre of Hebden Bridge. Vegetarians catered for. B&B from £27.50

Laurel End House Bed & Breakfast
9 Crossley Terrace, Commercial Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8AY
01422 846980 Spacious yet affordable B&B with lovely views, private parking, secluded gardens. TV all rooms. Centrally located, 5 mins from station. Families and pets welcome.

6-10 New Road, Hebden Bridge HX7 6AD
01422 845272
Moyles is a family run hotel with 12 spacious, individually designed boutique style rooms with luxurious bathrooms and other little extra touches of comfort.

Myrtle Grove Vegetarian B&B
14 Myrtle Grove, Hebden Bridge HX7 8HL
01422 846078 / 07905 17 4902
Vegetarian, vegan and organic B&B in a scenic location within walking distance of the town centre. A selfcontained, ensuite, spacious room. Refreshment facilities.

Prospect End B&B
8 Prospect Terrace, Savile Road, Hebden BridgeHX7 6NA
01422 843586
Convenient location on edge of town. Ensuite rooms, choice of breakfasts. From £27.50 pppn (two sharing) and £35 (single occupancy).


b@r place Hotel & Restaurant
10 Crown Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EH
01422 84281 4
Boutique hotel in the heart of Hebden Bridge. Family friendly, wi-fi throughout, beautiful home-cooked food, including breakfast 10am-12pm. Meals 12-9pm. Daily specials board.

Hole in t’Wall
Hangingroyd Lane, Hebden Bridge, HX7 7DD
A homely pub with amazing Victorian and Art Deco original features. Good beer, real fires, leather armchairs to relax and unwind. Locally sourced and freshly prepared food is our speciality. Live music and poetry events throughout the Arts Festival, details available at

6-10 New Road, Hebden Bridge HX7 6ND
01422 845272
AA Rosette Awarded A la Carte restaurant, CAMRA Pub of the Year awarded bar. Open every day for breakfast, lunch, bar snacks, tea and dinner.

Nelson’s Wine Bar
Crown Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EH 01422 844782
Chilled out underground bar offering Continental beers, fine wines, and homemade vegetarian food. We hold regular exhibitions and walls are available as gallery space.

global eatery
Old Oxford House, Albert Street, Hebden Bridge
HX7 8AH 01422 843587
One of the “Top Five Best UK Vegetarian Restaurants” in the Vegetarian Society Awards 2008.

Food & Smoothie Bar
Albert Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8AH
01422 843500
Great selection of sandwiches, salads, baked potatoes and our addictive Mexican selection. Or why not just call in for a smoothie or illy coffee?


Element Jewellery
25 Market Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 6EU
01422 8477 00
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
HX7 6AA 01422 8458 45
Selling unique contemporary jewellery and craft from over 75 local and British designer/makers with one-off commissions and wedding jewellery a speciality. Once discovered...never forgotten.

Jules China & Tableware
2 Garden Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 845714
Discover the warmth of the Mediterranean in the heart of the Pennines. A stunning selection of china, cookware and tableware at fantastic prices.

No 9 Boutique
9 Hollins Place, Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge, HX7 8EU
01422 84415 3
No 9 Boutique offers a beautiful collection of womenswear and footwear – from Ilse Jacobsen (as worn by Gwyneth Paltrow) to Pink Soda Boutique, Almost Famous & jeans by NYDJ. Also exclusive to No 9 are ce leather structural bags and accessories. So go on, treat yourself!

Rachel Lucie Jewellery Designs
Designer of vintage-inspired contemporary silver jewellery. Unique earrings, necklaces and bracelets featuring semiprecious stones and freshwater pearls. Handmade in Hebden Bridge to treasure and adorn.

Radiance - Summer Sunshine Seconds Sale!
58 Market Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 6AA
01422 84576 4
Find a beautiful designer-made lamp at a bargain price in Hannah Nunn’s annual seconds sale. Sale runs throughout Festival. Open from 11 am Wed – Sun.

Ribbon Circus
8 Albert Street, Hebden Bridge, HX7 8AH
01422 8478 03
A haberdashery and trimmings shop with sumptuous embellishments for fashion, interior design, craft projects, gift wrap, parties and weddings.

37 Market Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 6EU
01422 847999
rubyshoesday offers an extensive selection of quality branded women’s and men’s footwear. With brands such as Trippen, Art, Elnaturalista, Fly, Eject, Ugg and Camper, we succeed in providing shoes which are stylish, contemporary and functional. Since opening in 2006 we have gained a reputation for delivering unique and inspiring footwear.

The Book Case
29 Market Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 6EU
Freephone 0800 698 966
Hebden Bridge’s independent family bookshop for over 25 years, best for new fiction, poetry, local history and guides. Order service and book search.

The Calder Gallery
20 Market Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 6AA
01422 843832
We offer high quality original paintings, sculpture and artists’ prints in a friendly welcoming environment, together with limited edition reproductions and handmade cards.

Valet Stores
19 Crown Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EH
01422 842849
A unique independent store which has been trading in Hebden Bridge for over 60 years. We sell everything: clothing, footwear, kitchenware, school uniform and much more.


056 01 323881
Professional career coaching for anyone facing job uncertainty, wanting new career direction or returning to work after time away. Contact Sophia to discuss your requirements.

Circle of Friends
2 Hope Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8AG
01422 8456 22
Circle of Friends’ philosophy is to work with hair in its natural state, offering haircuts, colours to reflect each individual’s style, with awareness of suitability.

CW Aromatics
077 907617 02
Aromatherapy massage, birth partner massage and other holistic therapies offered. Hebden Bridge based. Contact Clare for further information and appointments at or 077 907617 02.

Hebden Bridge Acupuncture Centre
2 Hope Street Hebden Bridge HX7 8AG 01422 844841
Traditional acupuncture that takes into account your unique
situation and whole being to treat a wide spectrum of
illnesses and conditions.

Hebden Bridge Chiropractic
2 Wragley House, Valley Road, Hebden Bridge HX7 7BN
01422 842244
Do you have back pain, sciatica, neck pain? Would you like to feel free from all your everyday aches and pains? Please call us.

The Banyan Tree
48-50 Market Street, Hebden Bridge, HX7 6AA
01422 8458 0
For all your beauty and wellbeing needs; treatments and therapies. Also a carefully selected assortment of organic products for all your beauty and pleasure needs.

Waterside Gym
Valley Road, Hebden Bridge HX7 7BZ 01422 846088
Whatever your ability or experience, we will tailor an
exercise programme to meet your individual needs. We
also offer a wide range of exercise classes – from the gentle
to the more challenging. We will support you every step of
the way.


Colden School Family Arts Day
Saturday 27 June 11 am – 3pm
Creative fun with paper: papermaking, lantern making, origami and much more. How a TV programme is made: writing to production by Tony Pitts, actor and writer. Follow the scarecrow trail and browse the exhibition of art works for sale by local artists and children. Refreshments
available. Workshops from 75 p.

Dodnaze Goes back to the Future...
6pm, Friday 3 July, Dodnaze Community Centre,
54 Hirst Grove, HX7 8DN
Dodnaze launches its first book written by the young – and young at heart – members of the community. We celebrate childhood and adolescence from the mid twentieth century to the noughties. Join us for an evening of readings, wine and memories.

Hebden Bridge Camera Club
2009 Annual Exhibition of Photography, Arts Festival Shop,
Hebden Bridge. Saturday 15 August – Sunday 23 August,
11 am to 4.30pm each day. Admission free.

Hebden Bridge Little Theatre
Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 843945 (during events only)
Owned and run by volunteers, we welcome theatre-goers to our intimate canalside venue. Forthcoming own productions: The Odd Couple, Neil Simon 15 - 20 June, The Anniversary, Bill Macllwraith 5-10 October, The Turn of the Screw, Henry James 30 November - 5 December.

Hope Baptist Church
New Road, Hebden Bridge
Events throughout the festival listed at
‘Still Full of Surprises’ – workshop, concert and BBQ to discover the music of John Fawcett. For further information visit our website or call 07973 837342

String Quartet Concert
7.30pm Sunday 28 June, St Michael’s Church Hall, Mytholmroyd
Experience Helen Thatcher’s exciting group playing enticing classics. Concert relayed to outdoor seating area. Drinks available. In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
(077 45 516 234)

Tatty Bumpkin (Activity Classes for Children)
Hope Baptist Church
Be ‘Bendy, Giggly, Clever and Strong!’ Yoga inspired classes for children aged 11/2 -7. Classes running throughout the summer. Please contact Clare at or 077 907617 02.


Hebden Bridge Web
Hebden Bridge's community website maintained by Pennine Pens (web development and publishing). Large resource of thousands of news items, discussion messages and photos going back over ten years, instantly searchable.

Lord & Co Accountants
17 Burnley Road, Mytholmroyd
07976 55 4694
Accounts, taxation and business consultancy. Business and personal finances – get your finances sorted out! Web Design
01422 842543
Elegant, effective and eminently affordable websites for discerning independent professionals, lovingly crafted by hand in Hebden Bridge by Jan Scott.




Festival programme

Friday 26 June
Saturday 27 June
Sunday 28 June
Monday 29 June
Tuesday 30 June
Wednesday 1 July
Thursday 2 July
Friday 3 July
Saturday 4 July
Sunday 5 July
Monday 6 July
Tuesday 7 July
Wednesday 8 July
Thursday 9 July
Friday 10 July
Saturday 11 July
Sunday 12 July



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