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Festival floods town with watery works

The theme of this year’s Hebden Bridge Arts Festival is Water and local poet Winston Plowes is one of the artists taking inspiration from the town’s waterside setting, a confluence of rivers and canal, writes Paul Clarke.

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FUNNY GIRL,              , MUSIC - JULE STYNE, Lyrics  Bob Merrill, Book  Harvey Fierstein, Director  Michael Mayer, Choreography  Lynne Page, Set Design  Michael Pavelka, Costumes  Matthew Wright, Lighting  Mark Henderson, The Savoy Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson/

Sheridan’s starring role

Sheridan Smith steps onto the stage at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford next month in a show that has won critical acclaim and enjoyed record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre in London.

Theatre and Comedy
Win tickets for one woman space race

Win tickets for one woman space race

Atlantis is a one woman space race, taking its audience on a journey through Disneyland, dance school, a family holiday and into outer space before asking it to look back and reconsider the planet we inhabit.

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By Mark Bolton (@photobymarkabol).

Your Picture of the Week

Sowerby Bridge from Albert Promenade, by Mark Bolton (@photobymarkabol).

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SLIDESHOW: Reader pictures

A gallery of fabulous heron pictures submitted by our readers.

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Nine days of top class entertainment

Nine days of top class entertainment

Hebden Bridge Arts Festival has revealed this year’s line-up for the nine-day eventwhich starts in June, writes Paul Clarke.

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Shall we
dance?

Shall we dance?

Strictly Come Dancing’s favourite couple, Ian Waite and Natalie Lowe return to the Victoria Theatre with their spectacular show Somewhere In Time.

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Smart way to take a picture

Smart way to take a picture

May sees the launch of a new exhibition at Craftlocker in Elland called #notjustforselfies.

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By Damian Clement.

Your Picture of the Week

Storm moving over the Scammonden area, by Damian Clement.

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Local exhibition by top selling UK artist

Local exhibition by top selling UK artist

Rozanne Bell the UK’s best-selling artist will open an exhibition of her latest paintings at the Harrison Lord Art Gallery in Brighouse on Saturday (May 6).

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Novelist Will on smart phone to Hebden Bridge

Novelist Will on smart phone to Hebden Bridge

Controversial novelist Will Self is coming to Hebden Bridge as part of this summer’s Arts Festivalto talk about his new novel Phone satirising our obsession with technology.

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Artist Joe lays bare her world in “Cellotape”

Artist Joe lays bare her world in “Cellotape”

Artist Joe Hesketh presents her latest exhibition Cellotape at Artsmill, Hebden Bridge from May 3-21 with a preview this coming Sunday, April 30 (2pm to 4pm).

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SKYPE VIDEO: Fashion blogger Susie Bubble inspires women tech creators at Leeds International Festival

Girl power comes to Leeds International Festival when fashion blogger Susie Bubble joins a panel inspiring more women to become tech creators.
Whats on
Made by hand - it’s time to get set for the tenth annual parade

Made by hand - it’s time to get set for the tenth annual parade

For a decade the Handmade Parade has been bringing celebration and spectacular entertainment to the streets of Hebden Bridge.

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Michelle makes art of the tour

Michelle makes art of the tour

A new exhibition titled Tour de Yorkshire has opened at The Harrison Lord Gallery in Brighouse - timed to coincide with the first ever visit of the cycle race to the town.

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Todmorden Carnival at Centre Vale Park

Plea for support as future of Todmorden Carnival is ‘under threat’

The organisers of the Todmorden Carnival say the future of the event may be in jeopardy because of a lack of support.

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Underground and un:disclosed ...

Underground and un:disclosed ...

Halifax is about to get a taste of quality house and techno courtesy of a brand new clubnight... un:disclosed.

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Vital repairs take centre stage at Victoria Theatre

Vital repairs take centre stage at Victoria Theatre

Vital repairs are being made to the roof of the Victoria Theatre in Halifax.

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VIDEO: Relic hunter wants to reunite families of 14,000 Second World War heroes with dog tags

A relic hunter has launched an extraordinary appeal to reunite the families of over 14,000 Second World War heroes with their dog tags - after he found them buried in a field.
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Dancing bears to bring ballet to life at Eurkea thanks to CBeebies

Dancing bears to bring ballet to life at Eurkea thanks to CBeebies

Young visitors to Eureka Children’s Museum in Halifax next week will be able to take part in a special celebration of ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’, an exciting new collaboration between CBeebies and Northern Ballet.

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