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Dark Matter Promotions upcoming events at the Golden Lion in Todmorden

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Please find the headlines of all Dark Matter Promotions events taking place at the Golden Lion pub in Todmorden.

Friday 14th Oct 7.30pm – poetry/spoken word, comedy and music :

Saturday 15th Oct 7.30pm – music :

Post punk showcase (5 bands)

Friday 21st Oct 7.30pm – music :

The Distractions +FADS + Meadowlake +  DJ Red Tin Dave

Sunday 23rd Oct 7pm – music :

Tau & The Drones Of Praise +John Haycock / dbh + Trixxi Corish 

Thursday 27th Oct 8pm – music :

slomanmusic presents J CHAMBERS +Nicky General

Thursday 3rd November 8pm – Fog Box Comedy :

Simon Lomas Live + special guest Ben Silver

Sunday 6th November 8pm – Fog Box Comedy :

Fog Box Presents PAUL TONKINSON live + special guests

Saturday 3rd December 8pm – music :

Bingo Harry + RUBES + Rude Films + DJ Red Tin Dave

Sunday 11th December 7pm – music :

Blues legend Victor Brox with his 5 piece band + Autumn to May + DJ Red Tin dave

 

Venue: The Golden Lion, Fielden Square, Todmorden

Brighouse Arts Festival 2022 – 10th anniversary headline acts: 7th – 15th October

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To celebrate 10 YEARS! of Brighouse Arts Festival we’ve invited back the BEST OF THE BEST!
Brighouse Arts Festival started in 2012 to celebrate the town centre, and to bring big acts to Brighouse. It was part of the Olympic year, and the Queens jubilee. 10 years on, the festival is inviting back the biggest acts from its history.
Kiki Dee & Carmelo Luggeri – Friday 7th October
Lesley Garrett – Saturday 8th October
Belinda O’Hooley – Friday 14th October
Roger Davies & His Band – Saturday 15th October
All events – Brighouse Arts Festival online box office: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/brighouseartsfestival
Cash tickets can be purchased in advance in Brighouse at Harrison Lord Gallery & Ryecorn Wholefoods

Beaumont Bark! Local RSPCA hosts annual Bank Holiday Dog Show!

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Local RSPCA back in Beaumont Park for Bank Holiday Dog Show! 

Entry is free but you can book on Skiddle

The Bank Holiday Monday brings Beaumont Barks back to Beaumont Park Huddersfield. The annual event is hosted by RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford and District branch and Friends of Beaumont Park, with a 10 class fun dog show, stalls, live music and food. 

 

 The event, taking place on Monday 29th August, has fun for all the family with dog show classes including Posh Paws and Waggiest Tail, local trade stalls and live music in the bandstand. A perfect way to spend your Bank Holiday Monday! The activities start from 12pm – 4pm in the beautiful surroundings of Beaumont Park.

Lauren MooreFundraising Manager said “ We love working with the Friends of Beaumont Park to bring this fun family day out to Huddersfield! It’s a great way to spend your bank holiday, helping us raise vital funds for our Animal Centre whilst having fun with our local community and supporters!”

The event is free to attend and £2 to enter in the dog show classes. To find out more about Beaumont Barks please visit the RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford & District branch website here: www.rspcahalifaxhuddersfieldbradford.org.uk/events

You can also find out more on Facebook and confirm your attendance by searching for ‘Beaumont Barks 2022’ in the events section.

The RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford and District Branch are a self-funding branch of the National RSPCA, responsible for raising money locally to support our animal welfare work.  Our main aim is to rehabilitate unwanted, abandoned and abused animals and find them loving, permanent homes. The local rehoming centre relies on public donations and the generosity of its local community to keep the doors of their animal centre open. The branch care for cats, dogs and small animals and have successfully rehomed 37 dogs, 81 cats and 27 small animals so far this year.  

Summer of Live music at the OSCA Foundation Bar

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Live music is back on at the OSCA Foundation bar with gigs planned every two weeks for the next three months.

Unless otherwise stated, there is no entry fee.

Saturday July 9th  : A & E, Duo :  Albert Stott / Ewan ( See Facebook page)
Music/Songs from the past up to present day.
From 7:00pm

Admission is Free, No tickets .

Saturday July 23rd

 Altered State Rock Band
AC.DC. Led Zeppelin, Bad Company, Thin Lizzy, Guns N Roses. Green Day.

From 8pm. Free Admission  No tickets..

 

OSCA FOUNDATION
Forest Cottage
Cousin Lane
Ovenden
Halifax, HX2 8AD

Focus Fest – Focus 4 Hope July 2nd

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This Saturday July 2nd come to The Cock of the North in Hipperholme for Focus Fest, an evening of outdoor live music and entertainment to support Focus 4 Hope.

There will be live bands, DJ, BBQ & Pizza as well as stalls and games for all.

The event starts at 17:30.

Visit here for tickets and information

Venue : The Cock Of the North, Hipperholme, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX3 8EF

GGT: The Great Get Together at Crow Wood Park July 3rd!

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It’s on! The Great Get Together at Crow Wood Park on Sunday 3rd July!

Join this family friendly free event for a fun day out, full of many activities with something for everybody!

Take part in our fundraising races, the 2.5K fun run or the 10K Burner! These events have an entry fee starting from £6. Proceedings go to Bolton Brow PFA, one of the partner organisations producing the GGT.

A wide selection of food and drink will be on offer (including a barbeque, sandwiches, cakes, cream teas, coffee, cake and ice cream). Alternatively, bring your own picnic to the park – there’s plenty of grass!

The Great Get Together movement is inspired by the Jo Cox Foundation’s aim of bringing communities together. Our event is all about encouraging people to share and enjoy a relaxed day out in one of the loveliest parks in Calderdale.

  • FREE ENTRY
  • Games for young and old, the chance to try new sports
  • A grand prize raffle
  • Cake competition
  • Music all day
  • A great range of stalls and other attractions
  • 2.5 km Fun Run – £6 entry fee
  • 10 km Burner Run – £6 entry fee
  • Lots to join in with (or simply watch and enjoy!)

For more information find us on Facebook, email crowwoodggt@yahoo.com or call Chris on 01422 706373 or 07884 966756.

The Sounds of Simon: Simon and Garfunkel tribute at Square Chapel June 18th

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The Sounds of Simon, a brilliant touring tribute to the wonderful music of Simon and Garfunkel and Paul Simon are bringing their new show:

Old Friends: Together and Apart

to Square Chapel Arts Centre in Halifax on the 18th June

Exploring the duo’s music together as well as looking at them both as solo artists in their own right, the tour will perform all the classics from The Sound of Silence to Bridge Over Troubled Water, from You Can Call Me Al to Bright Eyes, all the hits are here.

The whole show is done in costume and the harmonies are spot on.

“Ben is something of an expert on Paul Simon.” – BBC The One Show

“A world class act.” – The Hinckley Times

Performance details:

Doors: 19:30
First set: 20:00 – 21:00
Interval: 21: 00 -21:20
Second set: 21:20 – 22:20

Reserved Seating– Seats are selected at the time of booking and reserved for you at the event.

For more details on the performers, visit: www.soundsofsimon.co.uk

Flower and Music Festival at Halifax Minster for Platinum Jubilee

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Halifax Minster will be blooming during the extended weekend celebrations, bringing to you a series of musical celebration events for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

From Thursday the 2nd of June to Monday 6th of June there will be stunning floral art installations, flower arranging demonstrations and live music events, closing with the Jubilee Civic Service in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

The flower exhibits will be open
10.00am – 4.00pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday
12.00om – 4.00pm on Sunday

There will be an entry fee of £2.50 for those over 16, under 16 go Free 

  • Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th at 2pm : Flower Arranging Demonstrations
    Limited spaces, please reserve your place through Eventbrite
    Tickets are free but you will need to pay entrance fee at the Minster
  • Saturday 4th at 12pm : Nicola Mills – Opera for the People Concert
    Limited spaces, please reserve your place through Eventbrite
    Tickets are free but you will need to pay entrance fee at the Minster
  • Saturday 4th at 7.30pm : Elland Silver Band Concert
    Adults: £8.00 Under 16 go Free. Tickets on the door.
  • Sunday 5th at 6pm : Jubilee Civic Service
    Free entrance, no booking required. All welcome

Dark Matter Promotions live events in Todmorden

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Come to our live events, enjoy live entertainment, alternative music scene with performers pushing the boundaries at the Golden Lion in Todmorden.

Tickets for each event can all be found on Skiddle through each event’s link.

 

April 24, Open mic comedy evening
https://fb.me/e/14ChD8oMb
Watch established comedians test out new material – always a good night.

 

April 29, Black Doldrums + Bones Shake
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May 14, Band Showcase to highlight new talent
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Thursday May 5th, Fog Box Comedy  
presents ANGELOS EPITHEMIOU + special guests | Facebook

Saturday 28th May Music: 

 

Saturday 14th May Music showcase 
Dark Matter Band Showcase | Facebook
7 bands including Kyogen, Gdansk81, Legs on Wheels, Bingo Harry to name a few plus DJ Glenn Evans

 

Events take place at the Golden Lion, Fielden Square Todmorden.
Tickets can be purchased in advance from Skiddle (follow event’s facebook link) or on the door for a slightly higher cost.

The Golden Lion offers stunning Thai cuisine, you could make a night out of it!

Looking forward to seeing you!

Anne Lister’s Organ Sonata Premiere at Halifax Minster April 7th

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Celebrate Anne Lister’s birthday week with this pop inspired organ work by female composer and organinst Dr. Rebekah Okpoti at Halifax Minster, where Anne Lister was buried.

Thursday April 7th @ 7.30pm

Composed to bring to life the sound world of Anne Lister. Research into Anne’s diaries and social circle lead us to believe she played both Organs housed at the Minster. Funded by Arts Council England, Calderdale Council and Halifax Organ and Choral Academy.

For tickets and further information, visit the dedicated Eventbrite page

Tickets: £5.00 (+28p booking fee)

Book your tickets through Eventbrite

Anne Lister Birthday Week 2 – 9 April 2022