What’s on - stage and screen...

Artist Mick Wilson
Artist Mick Wilson

Todmorden Hippodrome is offering a special £5 price for students aged 16 - 18 and for NUS cardholders on the Thursday February 26. The feature play Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte, will be performed by Todmorden Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society from February 25 - 28. Discounts of 10 per cent are also available for bookings of 10 plus tickets on other nights also. Tickets available at http://www.todhip.org/

As part of Independent Venue Week Hebden Bridge Trades Club will play host to Peter Perrett (Thursday 29th), Blossoms (Friday 30th). It also features John Bramwell (sold out) (Saturday 31st) and Edwyn Collins (sold out) (Sunday 1st).

At Hebden Bridge Picture House this week: Friday 30th, Testament of Youth (12A) at 7.45pm; Saturday 31st, Night at the Museum (PG) at 1.30pm, Testament of Youth (12A) at 7.45pm; Sunday 1st, Night at the Museum (PG) at 1.30pm, Testament of Youth (12A) 4pm, Eastern Boys (15) at 7.45pm; Monday 2nd, Testament of Youth (12A) at 7.45pm; Tuesday 3rd, Testament of Youth (12A) at 7.45pm.

Lucky Dog Music Music, will play host to jazz triplet ‘Nut Club’ (see page 21 for full report) on Saturday 31, upstairs at the Todmorden Central Methodist Church. The dance orientated jazz act will be appearing from 7.30pm onwards. Entry is £8 for adults and £6 for concessions.

Calder Valley Youth Theatre have just announced their next November main show will be the 80s dancing spectacular ‘Flashdance’. The 1983 classic, the film version of which starred Jennifer Beals and Michael Nouri promises to be a pulsating, energy driven show when it opens later in the year. The theatre are getting together for the first time in April and auditions will follow soon after.

The show will appear at The Halifax Playhouse theatre from November 4-7, 2015. Auditions are only open to children from year 7 and above due to the nature and theme of the show. Year 6 and below can however get involved with other shows throughout the year. For more information see the theatre’s website www.cvyt.co.uk or give them a like on facebook.

Work by reknowned artist Mick Wilson (see picture above), will be appearing a the Square Chapel, Halifax, from Feb 2 - March 1. A preview on February 7 with the artist will also take place between 2pm - 4pm. Contact Square Chapel 01422 353073 for opening times and more details.

Finish January in style at Paradise Lost house and funk music night which returns to the 3 Wise Monkeys in Todmorden on Saturday 31. The night is free and open till late.