HOLMFIRTH ARTS FESTIVAL 2020 WENT LIVE ONLINE ON 18th,19th AND 20th SEPTEMBER AT 7.30pm EACH EVENING and we won a European Festivals Badge of Invention for it!
Click on a video to watch a programme.
Friday 18th Sept
Saturday 19th Sept
Sunday 20th Sept
OUT AND ABOUT 202O ARCHIVE
CARBON CAPTURE SCULPTURE
Sands Recreation Ground
Our living willow sculptures were made by willow sculptor, Leilah Vyner of Dragon Willow, at her studio in Tadcaster and installed in at Sands Recreation Ground (near the play area) .
Look out for a some harlequin trees that will be linked together to form a domed structure that you can enter as well as a family of deer and heron that families can play around.
fairandfunky worked with local school children from adorn shop windows with a art made from recylcled materials.
Solarphones by Chris Ruffoni is an installation of unique solar powered instruments. Chaotic mechanical systems contained within bespoke wooden enclosures, each containing 7 tuneable guitar strings, produce random sequences of notes, dictated by the amount of sunlight. Project supported by Sound and Music via the Francis Chagrin Award.
TEXTILE SKILLS AND PUPPETS IN PLACE
These are the some of the puppets made by children working with The Childen's Art School
Photos by Phil Hack
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POEMS AND STORIES ON THE SPOT by Holmfirth Writers
Words and ideas sent to members of Holmfirth Writers’ Group inspired them to write poems and prose about the landscape, the buildings, the people and the culture of the Holme Valley.
3 of the new pieces of which were read and filmed for the online Festival - one each evening.