Posts Tagged ‘Halifax Festival’


Halifax Festival – Starts 6 July

Friday, 15 June, 2012

Here are some of the events from the first day.

Let’s Celebrate!
Friday 6 July, 7.30pm. Tickets: £7, Concession £5, Under 21s £3
A musical celebration by Calderdale Music Service and guests AT Halifax Minster.

Before Bedlam Theatre Company
A Bowl of Bedlam
Friday 6 July, 7.30pm.  Tickets: £27.50 inc. 3 course meal. (pre-booking essential)
Grand Salon, Le Metropolitain
Enjoy a night of fantastic food and engaging theatre in the beautiful and historic Grand Salon.

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers
Friday 6 July, 7.30pm.  Tickets: £15, Concession £12, Family £45
Piece Hall
Thundering rhythms on huge taiko drums in a spellbinding display of fluid grace, precise choreography and sheer athleticism.

A One Night Stand with Barrie Rutter
Crossley Gallery, Dean Clough
Friday 6 July, 7.30pm.  Tickets: £11, Concessions £9
An intimate and entertaining choice of readings, memories and anecdotes from someone who will always have the gob for it.



Halifax Festival 9 – 17 July – some events starting 11 June 2011

Wednesday, 8 June, 2011

The Last Days of Don Juan features at Halifax

Halifax Festival includes music, art, performance, dance, talks and festival trails. Events start in June and runs through to the autumn, though its main activity is from 9 – 17 July. In keeping with the spirit of the Festival, many events are free.

Interesting items include a theatrical deconstruction of Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’, inspired by Winnie The Pooh, Tom Lehrer and Jack Duckworth’s Racing Pigeons, at the Empty Space Theatre on July 11, and The Last Days of Don Juan, at the Workshop, July 12 – 16.

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