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Yorkshire Dance (Amplified programme)

Exciting news! Festival director Helen Meller joins Ian Morley (Barnsley Civic), Iain Bloomfiled (Bradford, Theatre in the Mill) and Rosie Cross (Cumbria, Highlights North) as Programme Advisors for Yorkshire Dance’s Amplified programme to connect audiences with artists and venues/presenters in the North of England. This month saw Amplified (in partnership with Barnsley Civic) put a call out for an [...]
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Owen Jones
The politics of Hope @ The Hope!

How we can build societies run in the interests of working people, not run as a racket for the mean and the greedy at the top? By looking at some alternatives across the world, we can end the inevitability of injustice. The popular Guardian columnist and author of the 'Establishment' shines some light on a positive way forward. On sale from 10am Tuesday 28 July. [...]
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Still V Jackdaw

The Rookery
Film Première

The Rookery is a short film (27 mins) shot in Hebden Bridge and its environs between February and May 2015. It is a micro-commission for Hebden Bridge Arts Festival. Kevin Boniface took his habitual recording of sound and vision away from its usual locations and concentrated solely on Hebden Bridge. Early in the process the chatter of the ever-present jackdaws was picked up by the audio equipment and soon became a focus for the film.

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Cafe Culture: Richard Wilcocks presents
'Stories from the war hospital', the real life drama of the WW1 military hospital in Leeds.

'Stories from the war hospital', the real life drama of the WW1 military hospital in Leeds. A new year round monthly event! We want suggestions from you for speakers and activities. [...]
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What a Fantastic 9 days!
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