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Festival events
Sunday 26th June

Sundays in the Square

Free Shows in St George's Square

pPod: a new theatre experience

Horse + Bamboo have created a stunning portable theatre, the first of its kind in Europe and bring to Hebden Bridge two family shows Early One Morning and Botany Begins at Home created by Bob Frith and Alison Duddle. The pPod shows create worlds where everything is familiar and, at the same time, disconnected and strange. These 15-minute shows combine live and recorded music and are enchanting and utterly engaging. Both stories have a folk-like quality, which evokes the world of tradition within a contemporary setting.

Early One Morning
performances at 11.00am, 11.30am, 12.00 noon, 12.30pm

Botany Begins at Home
performances at 2.30pm, 3.00pm, 3.30pm and 4.00pm.

The audience for each performance is limited to 35 – once seen, twice smitten.

Other performers in the Square from 1.00pm include The Peace Artistes and Batinka.

Jo Caulfield

Picture House, New Road, Hebden Bridge

8.00 pm (to 9.45pm approx)
£10 (£8)

Jo Caulfield is one of the most popular comedians on the comedy circuit and has been nominated as one of the best female comics in the country. She has been a Comedy Writer/Programme Consultant for all five series of the BAFTA award-winning So Graham Norton. She can be heard frequently on many successful radio shows and for the past four years has been the toast of the Edinburgh Festival.

Cut-throat wit and a razor-sharp tongue,
like Baby Jane on speed. Regularly brings audiences to their knees with laughter
(Evening Standard)

Thank God for Jo Caulfield…an inspiration to would-be female comics (The Observer)

In association with Talkback Thames Productions

Tongue   Groove with special guest artist Dennis Rollins

With top Northern Soul D.J. Ginger Taylor

And support from jazz songstress Ruby Wood

Trades Club, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge

9.00pm (to midnight approx.) £9 (£7)

£7 (£4) children and full-time students £1

Dennis Rollins is celebrated for his versatility and unique approach to the trombone. He was a member of the NYJO and the legendary Jazz Warriors and has performed with Courtney Pine, Baba Maal, Jamiroquai, Brand New Heavies and Blur. In this one-off performance heıs guesting with Tongue & Groove, Peadar Long and Dave Nelsonıs unique world-jazz 5-piece ensemble. Great tunes, inspired playing and one of the biggest names in contemporary jazz.

Jo Caulfield

Dennis Rollins