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Win tickets for cool movie track concert

The creative force behind the hugely successful Vampires Rock, Steve Steinman, presents this all new hit show - delivering the best of the best from some of the coolest and iconic movies that have ever graced the small screen.

Music
Calling dads to the kitchen

Calling dads to the kitchen

I would say that my time in the kitchen learning to bake was either with my mother or grandmother writes Alasdair Nunn of RachAls Kitchen Ltd, the Halifax based caterer.

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Films devoted to bygone comedians Stan Laurel (left) and Oliver Hardy will be shown at the Rex Cinema, Elland

A night with two comedy giants

Laurel and Hardy nights have become an annual event at the Rex Cinema, Elland - thanks to the overwhelming enthusiasm of comedy and film buffs from all over the country.

Arts
Modern children have tried olives and quinoa before turning five

Modern children have tried olives and quinoa before turning five

Millions of modern children have already had their first taste of olives, hummus and quinoa before the age of five, a study has found.

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14 films to look forward to in 2017

14 films to look forward to in 2017

From thrillers to comedies and superheroes, we have already been treated to some big releases this year.

News
Tickets selling well and rehearsals not yet begun

Tickets selling well and rehearsals not yet begun

Rehearsals may not yet have started but tickets for Halifax Musical Theatre Company’s (HMTC) Music of Stage and screen in June/July are already selling well.

Music
Cartoonist Steve is big draw at festival

Cartoonist Steve is big draw at festival

Cartoonist Steve Bell’s mocking and often controversial lampoons have become the stuff of legend.

Arts
This Easter the clocks go right back at Eureka!

This Easter the clocks go right back at Eureka!

While most people will be putting their clocks forward this Spring, Eureka! The National Children’s Museum will be celebrating the Easter holidays by turning theirs way back, for a bit of Medieval Mayhem between April 1 and 23.

Arts
Society show is the tops

Society show is the tops

Members of Halifax Amateur Operatic Society are well into rehearsals for their next production, the ever- popular Cole Porter musical ‘Anything Goes’, which is to be presented at the Victoria Theatre from April 19 to 22.

Music
More floral tributes forty years after big hit

More floral tributes forty years after big hit

It’s four decades since Derek Broadbent’s magnificent arrangement of The Floral Dance stormed the pop charts winning over legions of new fans to brass band music.

Music
A tough look at England

A tough look at England

Halifax Film Society’s 50th anniversary season continues on Sunday, March 26 with a screening of the hard-hitting 2006 drama ‘This Is England’.

Arts
New songs, new album from festival favourites

New songs, new album from festival favourites

Bringing vibrant new songs from their brand new album Year of the Clown, which is released in April, festival favourites 3 Daft Monkeys will be performing a brand new set of quirky original upbeat fiddle-driven tunes to Hebden Bridge Trades Club (April 7, 8pm).

Music
All routes lead to Orange Box

All routes lead to Orange Box

Now in its fifth year, Routes Festival returns presenting a day of music with some of the best unsigned musicians around Calderdale at Orange Box young people’s centre, Halifax.

Music
Superb curry is made in a hurry

Superb curry is made in a hurry

The history of the Balti is tricky to trace, says chef Alasdair Nunn of RachAls Kitchen Ltd, the Halifax based caterer.

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G&S Society finds ‘Patience’ is a virtue

G&S Society finds ‘Patience’ is a virtue

Halifax Gilbert and Sullivan Society will be singing favourites from the repertoire at their popular spring concert on Friday, March 24.

Music
Inspiration from Yorks landscape

Inspiration from Yorks landscape

The new exhibition at the Harrison Lord Gallery in Brighouse features a stunning mix of paintings by talented local artists responding to the theme “drama”.

Arts
Still time to see musical Goodnight Mr Tom

Still time to see musical Goodnight Mr Tom

Here’s a couple of likely lads who are inviting anyone who hasn’t yet booked a ticket for Goodnight Mr Tom to come along to Hebden Bridge Little Theatre before the end of the run on Saturday (March 18).

Theatre and Comedy

Video: Ellie’s walking on clouds after Runway take-off

Ellie Smith dreams of a life in the clouds working for an airline.

Arts
VIDEO: How to cook the perfect steak

VIDEO: How to cook the perfect steak

It’s National Butchers’ Week and you’ve got yourself a quality cut of meat from your local butcher - do it the justice it deserves by cooking your steak like a pro.

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First act revealed for Hebden Bridge Arts Festival

First act revealed for Hebden Bridge Arts Festival

Legendary cartoonist Steve Bell is the first act announced for this year’s Hebden Bridge Arts Festival.

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