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Picture of the Day - 16 January

Sugarbird Photography sent us this superb picture taken on a wintry walk around Halifax.

Arts
Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back.

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Big news in the TV world this morning as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

Whats on
They‘ll be holding their heads up high at Crazy 8

They‘ll be holding their heads up high at Crazy 8

Here’s a massive treat for live music fans as John Verity brings his band to the Golden Lion in Todmorden on January 27 (8pm).

Music
Solo spot for rising star

Solo spot for rising star

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra returns to Leeds Town Hall this month and will be joined by rising star pianist Teo Gheorghiu.

Music
Join forces

Join forces

Scottish band Southern Tenant Folk Union released their seventh album Join Forces in September last year and are now on the road promoting it arriving at Hebden Bridge Trades Club on February 8.

Music
Forty years of Floral tributes

Forty years of Floral tributes

Forty years on who would have thought that Derek Broadbent’s arrangement of a certain Cornish folk song would still be so popular!

Music
Oliver is ready to play to a full house of ... 18!

Oliver is ready to play to a full house of ... 18!

Small is beautiful when it comes to music concerts at the Grayston Unity pub - as emerging singer-songwriter Oliver Pinder will soon find out.

Music
Record week and a host of great music

Record week and a host of great music

A record number of venues is taking part in this year’s Independent Venues Week - the music industry’s nod of thanks to small venues that have often give musicians their first breaks.

Music
Rehearsals for Bobby Ball's play The Dressing Room, which premieres in Lytham.  Cast members Cannon and Ball with Kate Robbins, Johnnie Casson and Stuart Francis.

Rock on Tommy and Bobby

Comedy legends Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball bring their hilarious comedy play, The Dressing Room to the Victoria Theatre Halifax next month.

Theatre and Comedy
Paul’s challenging art work ...

Paul’s challenging art work ...

Artist, Paul Ormerod had a typical post war upbringing, attending secondary school before leaving when he was 15 to work in the mines.

Arts

VIDEO PREVIEW: Avengers assemble for Marvel Universe Live super show at Sheffield Arena

Spider-Man is about to swing in to Yorkshire to save the universe with all his superhero pals including Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Wolverine, Black Widow and more - take a look....
Whats on
Classic cinema and now a top musical

Classic cinema and now a top musical

Southgate Drama and Social Group present a Yorkshire premiere of “Big- The Musical” (Jan 18-21, 7.15pm plus 2.15pm matinee on Jan 21).

Theatre and Comedy
When blackmail gets out of hand

When blackmail gets out of hand

In Alan Ayckbourn’s ‘Snake in the Grass’, Annabel Chester returns home to her sister after the death of their abusive father - only to be confronted by a blackmail plot which quickly escalates out of control.

Theatre and Comedy
Chicken with fruit and ale

Chicken with fruit and ale

When you think of a drink accompaniment to food it’s natural to reach for a bottle of wine.

Eating Out
By Mark Bolton.

Your Picture of the Week - 13 January

An early morning view across the valley looking at Norton Tower, by Mark Bolton.

Arts
Ursula’s stories of life 100 years ago

Ursula’s stories of life 100 years ago

Award winning local storyteller Ursula Holden Gill is leading a free story walk celebrating the lives of people who lived in Hebden Bridge a century ago, writes Paul Clarke.

Theatre and Comedy
Elicia follows in her family’s footsteps

Elicia follows in her family’s footsteps

When nine-year-old Elicia Ramsden takes to the stage in the pantomime ‘Cinderella’ this month, she will continue a tradition of family involvement in amateur theatre in Brighouse going back five generations.

Theatre and Comedy
New year swim at Lee Dam, Lumbutts, Todmorden. Men's race.

Brave souls all set to plunge into icy dam

Those brave (or mad) enough to compete in the icy New Year Swim held at Lee Dam, high in the south Pennines , will plunge into the freezing depths; for a chilly version of fun, with the aim to recover the wooden trophy that is chucked into the ice cold water.

News
On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

Norwegian vessel takes off crew of 20

Arts 1
A comic start to 2017 ...

A comic start to 2017 ...

Acclaimed comedian Jason Cook who wrote and starred in cult BBC sitcom “Hebburn” alongside Vic Reeves and Chris Ramsey is one of three acts at the first Hebden Bridge Comedy Club of 2017 (January 15).

Theatre and Comedy
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