Hebden Bridge Festival

Hebden Bridge Arts Festival


Places to stay
Places to Eat and Drink
Things to buy
Arts, crafts and creative practitioners

Other things to do
Also available locally . . .
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Archive - previous festivals


Croft Mill

Croft Mill Yard, Hebden Bridge, HX7 8AB
01422 846836

Stunning serviced accommodation for the discerning guest or business traveller, located in the heart of the popular Yorkshire town of Hebden Bridge. We offer hotel style accommodation to cater for all your holiday needs and we are open all year round for long or short breaks. Book online now at www.croftmill.com

Hebden Bridge Camping

A cosy campsite just off the Pennine Way and attached to the New Delight Pub. For more information ring 01422 844417/844334 or find us at

Maggie Stewart, Kersal House Bed & Breakfast

Hangingroyd Lane, Hebden Bridge HX7 7DD
01422 842664 / 07871938766

We are situated in the centre of Hebden Bridge. We offer both vegetarian and full English breakfast. Rooms are ensuite with TV/DVD and WiFi.



Greens Vegetarian Café

Albert Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8AH
01422 843587

Home -cooked vegetarian food. Best coffee & cakes in Hebden!
Open daytime Wed-Sun and Fri/Sat evening 6.30-late.

Bring your own wine


Hole in t'Wall

Hangingroyd Lane, Hebden Bridge, HX7 7DD

A homely pub with amazing Victorian and Art Deco original features. Good beer, real fires, leather armchairs to relax and unwind.

My Play Café

7 Central Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 6HB


Adventure fun for the 6 and unders, with good food, drink and a place to meet for the grown ups.

Nelson's Wine Bar

Crown Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EH
01422 844782

Chilled out underground bar offering continental beers, fine wines, and homemade vegetarian food. We hold regular exhibitions and walls are available as gallery space.

Squeeze Food and Smoothie Bar

10 Albert Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8AH
01422 843500

Great selection of sandwiches, salads, baked potatoes and our addictive Mexican selection. Or why not just call in for a smoothie or Puro coffee?

The Trades Club

Holme Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8HQ
01422 845265

Great selection of real ales, lagers and other drinks to while away the time spent waiting for our varied and interesting gigs. Food available Tuesday to Thursday - always a veggie option - food £1 a portion.

The White Lion Hotel

Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EX
01422 842197

The White Lion offers excellent, locally-sourced food, fine wines and a wide choice of real cask ales. Food served daily 12 noon to 9pm. Accommodation available.

Official Fringe venue - live events on upstairs throughout the Festival.


Watergate Tearooms

9 Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge
01422 842978

Award-winning scones, homemade soup, freshly baked cakes and much, much more - like Welsh rarebit. Visit our fully licensed two-storey tearoom and tea garden and let us serve you. Eat in or take out, have a snack or a full meal in pleasant surroundings. Family friendly.




16a Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EX
01422 845888

Come and see our huge range of costume jewellery, bags and clothing. All a little different, but don't cost the earth!

Cabbages & Cushions

25 West End, Hebden Bridge, HX7 8UQ
01422 846688

Paint and wallpaper specialist. Stockist of Farrow & Ball, Cole & Son, Sanderson, Little Greene Paint Co and William Morris. Plus a range of beautiful homewear.

Earth Spirit

23 Market Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 84770

A beautiful and friendly shop selling fairtrade, earthfriendly clothing, bags, scarves and jewellery as well as healing crystals, essential oils and spiritual books.

Element Jewellery

25 Market Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 6EU
01422 847700

Element is a fabulous boutique showcasing contemporary jewellery by leading British and international designer-makers, a commission service, wedding and engagement collections and ethical jewellery.


Harold Crabtree

Carlton House, Albert Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 842512

Edited collections of men's and women's clothes and shoes where niche labels and ranges change and evolve.

Hebden Bridge Bookshop

7 Crown Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EL
01422 843686

You will find everything you would expect from a good bookshop, but with our stock of hand-picked titles you can browse a diversity of books that makes us unique. Our children's area is a cosy space to relax and share a book from a range that we hope will promote a lifelong love of reading.

Hebden Tea

7 Market Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 84332

We offer more than 120 varieties of tea from around the world and a selection of quality tea-related pottery, teapots, mugs, cups and accessories.


Helen Granton Lingerie & Swimwear

11 Crown Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 844484

We offer a fully qualified measuring and fitting service by friendly helpful staff. Fabulous brands include Fantasie, Freya, Prima Donna, Triumph, Marie-Jo, Sloggi and many more.

Jules China & Tableware

2 Garden Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 845714

Discover the warmth of the Mediterranean in the heart of the Pennines. A stunning selection of china, cookware and tableware at fantastic prices.


Kala Gallery


Online shop based in Hebden Bridge, specialising in Indian art and artefacts for the home. Contact Katie@kalagallery.co.uk

Muse Music

38 Market Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 843496

CDs, DVDs, LPs . . . as featured on BBC 6 Music Top Five Independent Record Shops! Opposite the Co-Op. Open Wednesday to Saturday 11am - 6pm.


Ribbon Circus

8 Albert Street, Hebden Bridge, HX7 8AH
01422 847803

A fabulous haberdashery emporium of sparkling treasures including yarn, buttons, beads, ribbon and trims as well as sewing, knitting and embroidery accessories. Be inspired.



37 Market Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 6EU
01422 8479

At rubyshoesday, we don't chase fashion and we don't follow trends. We choose shoes we like and wear ourselves. Brands include Fly London, Art Company, Trippen, Kickers, Manas, Sanita, Ugg, Po-Zu, Krambamboline and Camper.

Browse our instore collection or buy online.


Spirals Fairtrade shop

11-13 Market Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 847462

Visit our friendly store filled with Fairtrade, eco-friendly and locally made goodies - from fashion and jewellery to food and toys. You will find gorgeous ethical gifts alongside affordable work by local artists and designers including jewellery, prints and ceramics. Wander upstairs to find colourful cushions, rugs, lamps and furniture crafted from reclaimed timber.


The Book Case

29 Market Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 6EU
01422 845353

Hebden Bridge's independent bookshop since 1984 and now the shop with the largest selection of local history, maps, guides, classics and latest fiction and non-fiction.


Valet Stores

19 Crown Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EH
01422 842849

We are a unique independent store, trading in Hebden Bridge for many years. We sell almost everything - clothing, footwear, kitchenware, household goods and much more!


Charlotte Deighton Upcycling and Upholstery

Beautiful one off pieces, lovingly made from old unwanted furniture. Commissions welcome. To see more, email charlotte@mail.com or call me on 01422 847092

Holly and Jan - social media for creatives

Raise your profile with Twitter, Facebook, blogging and lots more!


North of Watford Actors Agency

01422 845361

We supply professional actors for film, television, theatre, radio, training, education, business and role-play.

www. northofwatford.com

Radiance & the Hannah Nunn Studio

26 Market Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 845764

Radiance is aglow with beautiful artist-made lighting. Come and find a bargain in Hannah's studio seconds sale on 1st, 2nd, 3rd July.

The Calder Gallery

20 Market Street, Hebden Bridge, HX7 6AA
01422 843832

We offer a warm welcome whilst you browse our wide variety of original paintings, prints and sculpture. We also stock high-quality, limited-edition prints.

Water Street Gallery

25 Water Street, Todmorden, OL14 5AB
01706 839714

Contemporary fine art. Original quality works of leading artists and emerging talents. Painting, sculpture, prints complemented with applied arts - ceramics, glass and jewellery.

Zebra Photography

01422 844119

Zebra specialise in beautiful, contemporary images, whether it's a stylish wedding, an intimate family portrait or a precise shot for an advertising campaign. Please call Sarah for an informal chat. 50% off a family portrait shoot with the Festival brochure (to be redeemed in 2011).


Circle of Friends

2 Hope Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8AG
01422 845622

Circle of Friends' philosophy is to work with hair in its natural state, offering haircuts and colours to reflect each individual's style, with awareness of suitability.

CW Aromatics

07790 761702

Aromatherapy, facials, hot stone massage, ear candling. Pregnancy massage and birth partner classes. Hebden Bridge based. 10% discount if you mention this listing!


6 Carlton Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8ER
01422 844974


Influential hair artist and co-founder of Circle of Friends, Deborah Wilkinson, is proud to introduce her new venture, Zeitgeist. Deborah has transformed a traditional Hebden Bridge barber's shop into a modern salon whose Vidal Sassoon-trained stylists offer quality bespoke cuts and colour. £5 off when you book using password Festival 18th Birthday.

Zeitgeist is delighted to welcome male-grooming specialist Amy Carver to the team offering traditional barbering and wet shaves in a 21st century setting. From her cutting-edge salon in Estonia, via Vidal Sassoon London, Anna Eshwood now brings her talents to Zeitgeist. Anna specialises in creating high-fashion, precision looks.

Find us on Facebook: Zeitgeist Hair


Arts and Music at the Hope Centre

2 Hope Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8AG
01422 845622

More events running at the Hope Centre on Valley Road including art workshops, harp recitals and singing workshops.

Please go to www.lightofhope.co.uk for details.

Calder Valley Steiner School Summer Fair

Holme Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8HQ
01422 845265

Hope Baptist Church, Saturday July 9 from 10.30am A programme of family fun including storytelling, waldorf puppetry, children's crafts, live music, stalls and delicious home-baked vegetarian food.


Hebden Bridge Little Theatre

Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 843945 (during productions only)

Owned and run by volunteers, and currently fundraising to expand facilities. Theatre-lovers are welcome at our intimate canalside venue. Forthcoming own productions:
The Liver Birds, 13-18 June,
Straight and Narrow, 3-6 October,
The Deep Blue Sea, 28 November-3 December.

Out of this World

Holme Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8HQ
01422 845265

An extra-terrestrial Sculpture Trail created by the children of Hebden Royd school. Set in Colden Clough LNR, the sculpture trail is a free event celebrating the creativity and imagination of our talented children. For more info contact 01422 842821 or see website

Trickster Theatre presents
A Warning Against Idle Gossip

St Thomas's Church, Heptonstall
Thurs 7 & Fri 8 July 7.30pm (doors 7pm)

England 156: religious persecution and public executions are rife. To save his position and his life, Deacon Thomas Wollerton recants his faith and disowns his wife. Then a vagabond takes sanctuary in his church. Cutpurse Wallop is a wanted man, but his fate will be nothing to that of the deacon, if he tells the authorities what he has overheard.



Happy Valley Decorating

01422 842298 / 0779 89745

High-quality interior decorating and external painting. Maintenance and restoration of windows, doors, gutters and fencing. Specialising in high-level access in Calderdale.

Hebden Bridge Web - HebWeb


Hebden Bridge's community website maintained by Pennine Pens (web development and publishing). Large resource of thousands of news items, discussion messages and photos going back over 16 years, small ads, where to stay listings, etc. - instantly searchable.

Lord & Co Accountants

17 Burnley Road, Mytholmroyd
07976 554694

Accounts, taxation and business consultancy. Business and personal finances - get your finances sorted out!

Ryburne Brokers & Co

28 Market Street, Hebden Bridge
01422 842984

Shop locally for all your insurances - save money and get proper advice! We guarantee to beat any other home insurance quote. Motor, shops, travel, business and liability insurances. Artists PL cover from £47/year.

Hebden Bridge Arts Festival is proud to support the Totally Locally campaign.

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To find out more visit: www.totally-locally.co.uk

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