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  • Friday, May 15th, 2015

What’s On at the Story Sofas!

Sofa of Adventure

Head to the Parish Church Courtyard during this year’s festival to “create your own adventure”! Discover the sofa that has transformed into a ship! Dive into the prop box and set sail to who knows where! Dare to cross the shark infested seas! Delve into the box of adventure stories and let your imagination run wild!

Share photos of your adventure on twitter using #StorySofas hashtag with @HolmfirthARTS and @fair_funky.

Special events at the Sofa of Adventure:

Rory Motion – Saturday 13th June at 12noon

A SURPRISE! – Sunday 14th June at 2:15pm

Eminence Brass – Friday 19th June at 4pm

Say Something Nice – Friday 19th June at 7pm

 

Sofa of Romance

Outside the Yorkshire Building Society in the centre of Holmfirth you are invited to “have a blind date with a book.”  Rest for a while on the Sofa of Romance and choose a book from the very special bookshelves – what will you find?

Share your blind date book review on twitter using #StorySofas hashtag with @HolmfirthARTS and @fair_funky.

Thank you to Oxfam Holmfirth for the donation of the books.

Special events at the Sofa of Romance:

Say Something Nice – Friday 19th June – 11am

A Firm of Poets – Sunday 14th June – 11am AND 1pm

 

Sofa of Fairytale

Head down to Norridge Bottom during the festival and you’re in for a big surprise as “Once upon a fairytale” emerges from a sofa in a forest! Pick your way through the forest but WATCH OUT! You never know what might be lurking in the trees. Which fairytale will you enter?

Share your picture perfect fairytale on twitter using #StorySofas hashtag with @HolmfirthARTS and @fair_funky.

Special events at Sofa of Fairytale:

fairandfunky SCRAPtastic workshop – Thursday 18th June – 10am – 12noon

Say Something Nice – Friday 19th June – 12:30pm

 

Sofa of Holmfirth

What does Holmfirth mean to you? Sit down at the sofa in Holmeside Gardens and let Holmfirth tell you a story as you “Peek in the Pockets of Poetry”. Hidden within the sofa are specially commissioned pockets of prose written by Members of Holmfirth Writers Group for the festival. You may be inspired to write your own stories of Holmfirth – if so, please email them to storysofas@holmfirthartsfestival.co.uk to feature on the Story Sofas blog.

Share your pose with prose on twitter using #StorySofas hashtag with @HolmfirthARTS and @fair_funky.

Special events at Sofa of Holmfirth:

Poetry reading with Holmfirth Writers Group – Saturday 13th June – 2pm

“Cotton on to Fairtrade” exhibition – Wednesday 17th June – 11am – 1pm

Say Something Nice – Friday 19th June – 2pm

fairandfunky SCRAPtastic workshop – Saturday 20th June 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Poetry reading with Holmfirth Writers Group – Saturday 20th June – 4pm