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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.
Sunday, 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!
Tuesday, 24th July
Patrick Monahan & Lily Lovett
Cobbles & Clay: 7:30-10:30pm
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
Thursday 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).
Friday 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Selecta!
Saturday 28th July
A Sky of Honey, Kate Bush tribute
Cobbles & Clay: from 7;30pm
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.
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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