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Haworth Festival 2018

Welcome to this year’s festival programme; what an exciting range of music, comedy and culture we have for you this year! We hope to see as many members of the community as possible out and enjoying the events during what promises to be a fantastic week.’
Mark Turvey – Festival Chair

Friday, 20th July

Open Mic & Festival Opening Party

Cobbles & Clay: 7:30-10:30pm
The festival starts with a bang as Cobbles & Clay welcomes back Andy Wood and friends for their regular open mic slot. Come and sing a song, or play your instruments; go solo or perform in a small group…

All are welcome.

Music on the BandstandSunday, 22nd July

Music in The Park

Haworth Bandstand: 1pm

Come and join us in the park for some fantastic summer sounds, including the mediterranean vibes of Bubamara, the American primitive guitar stylings of Luke Hirst, Haworth Ukulele Group’s good-time strumming, Danish piano vocalist Ruth Nielsen, local singer/songwriter Spence, plus a bar for whatever tipple takes your fancy!

 

Patrick Monahan and Lily LovettTuesday, 24th July

Patrick Monahan & Lily Lovett

Cobbles & Clay: 7:30-10:30pm

TIckets: £8.00

Festival mainstay, comedian Patrick Monahan returns for the sixth successive year. Always a riot (last year’s show ended with some fantastic dancing to the Spice Girls), this year Patrick comes accompanied by Lily Lovett, performing both his newest solo show, and their collaborative dating game.

A lorra lorra laughs guaranteed!

Light-hearted Poetry & Lunch

The Old Sun Inn

from 12:30pm Tickets: £4.50

Heart Trail RunThursday 26th July

Heart Trail Run

Meet at the steps of Haworth Parish Church on Main Street: 6:30pm
Led by Jane Sedgwick, this heart shaped social run will mainly take place off road and is suitable for all runners. The trail will be marked
by ceramic hearts throughout and donations will go to the Samaritans. Length of run is under 5 miles.

Pub finish
(location TBC).

Open Deck NightFriday 27th July

Open Deck Night

Haworth Cricket Club from 7:30pm

Are you a budding Pete Tong?
Come along to the Haworth Festival Open Dec/DJ Night. We’re looking for people to come and spin 20/30 minutes of their favourite music, ideally around a theme, in any format. If you’re interested in taking part, just drop us a mail at committee@haworthfestival.org. Selecta!

Sky of HoneySaturday 28th July

A Sky of Honey, Kate Bush tribute

Cobbles & Clay: from 7;30pm
Tickets: £5.00
A Sky of Honey is a one-woman tribute to Britain’s great female songwriter and performer, Kate Bush. A Sky Of Honey’s repertoire covers songs from the whole of Kate’s 40 year career, plus occasional covers of other artists’ songs, as performed by Kate.

Caledonia Road

The Old Sun Inn from 8:30pm
Caledonia Road is an acoustic duo from Keighley that play their originals from the folk/ indie genre. Frankie Anderson is lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist and Alex Waterman is lead guitarist.

Sunday 29th July

Teddy Bears Picnic

Haworth Park & Bandstand: 12:30pm

Rounding off the festival week with some fun for all the family, Friends of Haworth park gives us their annual teddy bears picnic, including bouncy castle, face-painting, teddy bears treasure trail and the family music jam session with Ian Howard.

 

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