Holmfirth Arts Festival is a company registered in England as Holmfirth Art and Music Ltd, company number 7198613.
Holmfirth Art & Music is a charity, registration number 1141623

© 2023 by Holmfirth Arts Festival

The 2019 Festival Programme is all done and dusted. 

We're busy working on 2020, so check back here soon

 

Three days of concerts, spoken word, theatre, workshops, walks, film, exhibitions, installations, street theatre, circus and a fantastic textile banner parade will fill the streets with a carnival of colour and music.

Shows coming from all corners of the globe will explore personal, social, political, topographical and digital landscapes in some of Holmfirth’s unique venues and out on the streets of our quintessentially rural town.

Ticketed Events

Click on an image to FIND OUT MORE OR BOOK TICKETS ONLINE. 

You can also BUY TICKETS IN PERSON AND SAVE BOOKING FEES by calling in at

IMAGINE TOY SHOP, 13 Norridge Bottom, Holmfirth, HD9 7BB (cash only)

LEARN HOW TO MAKE A LIVING WILLOW SCULPTURE

CARBON CAPTURE SCULPTURE PROJECT - Sands Recreation Ground 26 & 27 March 2020 10am-4pm (with breaks)  - Meet at Sands Leisure Centre.

Join Leilah Vyner, willow sculptor, at Dragon Willow and learn how to make and install living willow sculptures of deer and herons as well as two domes connected by tunnels. The sculptures that will remain at Sands permanently, once installed.

You will learn how to how to weave dry and living willow to create the shapes  and 3 schools are also offered a living willow pack to take back to the school.

The project is open to teachers, artists and locally based creatives/volunteers who would like to learn new skills. Thanks to funding  from Bright Green Community Trust, it is FREE to participate but places are limited to six adults per session and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. No experience necessary.

To participate, please email Bev Adams at director@holmfirthartsfestival.co.uk letting me know your age range  (18-24, 25-49, 50-64, 65+) and whether you have any additional needs we may need to consider.

Note:  We will be working outdoors regardless of the weather so please wear wellingtons or walking boots and bring warm waterproof clothing.

Considerations of Covid-19

We are aware of the current risks related to transmission of Coronovirus and have assessed that this a low risk activity.  As it takes place outdoors with small groups of people.  However, if you are feeling ill or have been in contact with someone that has been ill in the last 14 days, please do not attend this activity.  If you sign up for the activity and your circumstances change, please let us know by email as soon as possible.

Please see article here, if you are unsure

Free Events

DIVERSE LANDSCAPES - our free programme of outdoor arts events 

has been made possible with funding from

Arts Council England Project Grants and Longley Farm.