Elmet Trust Meeting Tuesday 3rd July
Mytholmroyd Station Partnership Meeting - Wednesday 4th July
Updated 29th June 2007
Hebden Bridge Arts Festival
The official opening event of the Hebden Bridge Arts Festival is scheduled to take place at noon tomorrow (Saturday) in St George's Square. Sadly the weather forecast suggests heavy rain for much of the day. If this proves to be the case, the event will take place at the Trades Club in Holme Street shortly after midday. This is a free event and is open to anyone interested in the Festival. There's music from Bassa Bassa, the Parlour Band and Batinka, and the bar will be open!
Notices will be placed in St George's Square directing people to the Trades Club if the decision is made to adjourn there.
There will also be street entertainment in St George's Square on Sunday July 1st, and during the following weekend. These events will also be held at the Trades Club if there are further deluges.
Hope you are able to be there.
Dave Nelson, music co-ordinator HBAF
Ted Hughes Centre at old station not viable
Following a feasability study plans to use the old Railway Station as a Ted Hughes Centre have folded on the grounds that it would be uneconomic and unviable. The Elmet Trust remain positive about other ways they can celebrate the late poet's connection with the area.
The first Ted Hughes Festival was a great success (with lots of local interest and sell-out events).
The Elmet Trust are keener than ever to forge ahead with the Ted Hughes Project in Mytholmroyd.
They plan to hold a week-long festival in October 2008 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the poet's death and to open the birthplace in the near future.They plan to establish a sculpture trail, which will take people around some of the boyhood haunts that inspired much of Ted's later work.
The next open meeting of The Elmet Trust is on Tuesday 3rd July 7.30pm in St Michael's Church when they will be evaluating the pilot festival and planning future events. All are welcome.
Mytholmroyd Station - Wish List
The Mytholmroyd Station Partnership is meeting to review the achievements during its first year. Everyone is welcome to come and tell us what they would like to see done to improve their village station.
We welcome 'whacky' ideas, which if given the go-ahead, we expect the author of the idea to progess it forward.
Let us have your 'Wish-List at the Meeting on Wednesday 4th July at 7.30pm at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Mytholmroyd.
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