Hebden Bridge Festival

Hebden Bridge Arts Festival


Festival Gallery Exhibition

Festival Box Office, Albert St, Hebden Bridge

Saturday June 11 to Sunday July 10
Monday to Saturday 10.30am to 5pm
Sunday 12 noon to 5pm


Unveiled is a group exhibition presenting work by young, up-and-coming artists. The selected artists are fresh, exciting graduates in fine art, textiles and graphics whose work will stimulate the viewer visually and intellectually.

Featured artists are fine art graduates Maria Cassidy and Scott Illingworth, decorative artist Anna Collette Hunt and graphic artist Russell Hopkins. Together they present an eruption of youthful creativity.


Art at Heart

Sun 12 June to Sun 24 July

Heart Gallery,
The Arts Centre, Market St,
Hebden Bridge
01422 845845

Art at Heart

Contemporary collections from talented UK based designer/makers new to Heart Gallery. Stunning jewellery sitting proudly alongside innovative ceramics, glass and textiles to tempt and delight.


Artists, By The Way

Wadsworth Community Centre, Billy Lane, Old Town

Saturday June 25 to Sunday July 10

Exhibition open 12 noon to 4pm Saturdays and Sundays
Workshops: Saturdays and Sundays 10am to 12 noon and 2pm to 4pm.

An eclectic collection of images by local artists, with public weekend workshops, in this developing hub for creative activity on the edge of the moors.

Artists, By The Way

Wadsworth Community Centre


Platform One Gallery, The Old Parcels Office,
Todmorden Train Station, OL14 7AA
01706 816070

Thursday July 7 to Sunday July 31,
Thursday to Sunday 11am to 4pm

An exhibition of original works by Jean Burns and Stella Hill. Both artists reflect nature's beauty and place strong emphasis on colour and texture.


Life Imitating Art:
An Exhibition of Etchings by Mychael Barratt

The Calder Gallery, 20 Market Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 843832

Exhibition opens Wednesday June 29, 6pm to 8pm
Thursday to Saturday 10am to 5pm,
Sunday 11am to 5pm, throughout the summer.

Life imitating art

A fabulous opportunity to see Mychael's popular witty and accomplished etchings. Shakspeare, famous artists and anecdotal incidents all provide a stimulus for his prints.


Lost Property Reimagined

Wainsgate Chapel, Wainsgate Lane, Old Town, HX7 8SU

Friday 1, Saurday 2 and Sunday 3 July, 11am to 5pm


Recent sculptures by Weston Hammond.


My Giant Colouring Book: The Chapman Brothers

ArtsMill, Linden Mill, Hebden Bridge, HX7 7DP

Saturday July 2 to Sunday July 31, Wed to Sun 10am to 5pm

The etchings in this Hayward Gallery touring exhibition are based on join-thedots drawings triggering surrealistic interventions, improvised monstrous creatures, fantastic landscapes and macabre incidents, which will fascinate adults and children alike.

My Giant Colouring Book: The Chapman Brothers


Machpelah Works, Burnley Road, Hebden Bridge HX7 8AZ

June 25 to July 10,
Open 10am to 1pm, 3.30pm to 7pm

An exhibition of work by ten artists from "La Tavolozza", an artistic-cultural association based in Broni (PV) Italy and headed by Roberta Mezzadra.


Welcome to Heavens Playground

Circle of Friends, 2 Hope Street, Hebden Bridge

Saturday June 25 to Saturday July 9


Post-apocalyptic sci-fi, cyber punk and reconstructed fashion collaboration presenting an otherworldly, futuristic clothing collection, mixing couture costume and head pieces with graphic illustration. By Sarah Jackson and Keiran Kelly.

Heaven's Playground

Open Studios

1-3 July

Open Studios website

The open studios weekend is a fantastic opportunity to meet with the participating artists who showcase the wealth and vibrancy of arts and crafts in the Upper Calder Valley. Look out for the Open Studios signage on display at each venue. Brochures are available throughout the town or at the Visitor and Canal Centre by the Marina.

Open Studios

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