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Trouser Town
Hebden Bridge set to become one big Trouser Town

Trouser Town will be the theme of Hebden Bridge Arts Festival’s 2016 programme celebrating the community’s rich industrial heritage.

Hebden Bridge was once known across the world as trouser town and [...]
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Café Culture October
ANDREW WHITE - Writer, film-maker and broadcaster, specialising in the great outdoors.

Thursday 8 October, 2.30pm
£5 (£3) including refreshments | transport can be arranged
Hebden Bridge Town Hall

Andrew White is the author of the AA Guide to Yorkshire and Editor of [...]
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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 [...]
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Owen Jones
The politics of Hope @ The Hope!

Sunday 13 September, Doors 7.30pm, Programme 8pm
Hope Baptist Chapel, Hebden Bridge,


How we can build societies run in the interests of working people, not run as a [...]
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Autumn got off to a cracking start with Owen Jones, the première of our first short film commission and our ongoing Café Culture event (first Thursday of the month at the Town Hall).
Next year’s dates are: 24 June- 3 July and the festival theme is ‘Trouser Town’. Hebden Bridge produced thousands of pairs of trousers a week in its heyday and we’ll be bringing that textile history to life. We’d love to hear your thoughts and stories…

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