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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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
Godfather
of the 
blues

Godfather of the blues

He is one of the most iconic and prolific British musicians of all time in any genre, let alone that which has given him the title of ‘The Godfather of the Blues’.

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Seeking a me for my girl

Seeking a me for my girl

A local theatre group is looking a me to go with my girl when it produces the classic musical in October.

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Artists announced for 2017 Festival

Artists announced for 2017 Festival

Hebden Bridge Piano Festival has been a regular fixture on the town’s social and musical calendar since it was first held in 2013.

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Make a date
at the 
Minster

Make a date at the Minster

The final Doghouse of the winter series sees a return to the wonderful setting of Halifax Minster for a show by Portland, Oregon’s Damien Jurado.

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Cantorelli, a group of eight singers from Calderdale and Kirklees, will be performing a charity concert of carols and readings for Christmas in Blackshawhead Chapel, Hebden Bridge on Saturday 7th December at 3.30pm

Cantorelli to perform works by Purcell ...

Singing group Cantorelli is performing a programme of music by Henry Purcell at the Fielden Centre in Todmorden on March 3 at 7.30pm.

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Heart-warming story is music to our ears ...

Heart-warming story is music to our ears ...

Hebden Bridge Light Opera Society is rehearsing for the challenging show Goodnight Mister Tom - remembered fondly for the film version which starred the late John Thaw.

Theatre and Comedy
Formidable female voices for folk season

Formidable female voices for folk season

Formidable female voices will be taking to the stage at the Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield, this spring as part of the venue’s folk season.

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Halifax Choral Society

Choir tunes up for a year of celebration

2017 is going to be a very special year for Halifax Choral Society as it celebrates an historic anniversary.

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It’s time to bring back Mr Blue Sky

It’s time to bring back Mr Blue Sky

Top tribute band The ELO Experience celebrates 40 years of ELO’s ‘Out of the Blue’ album on a magical musical journey through time.

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A sunny afternoon for Ryan

A sunny afternoon for Ryan

Music lovers will remember the brilliant performances by Calderdale star Ryan O’Donnell and the cast of Sunny Afternoon at Brighouse Arts Festival.

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Reach out for the
Magic of Motown

Reach out for the Magic of Motown

Music fans are invited to one of the biggest parties of the year when the unstoppable Magic of Motown show celebrates its tenth anniversary.

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Choir to mark 275th
Handel anniversary

Choir to mark 275th Handel anniversary

Overgate Hospice Choir will mark the 275th anniversary of the first performance of Handel’s Messiah at its concerts during 2017.

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It’s now or
never

It’s now or never

For more than a decade Ben Portsmouth has built a reputation as one of the best Elvis tributes in the world.

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