Fete de la musique
Now in its 26th year, comes to Luddenden for the first time on Saturday 21st June. The international day of free music events, celebrated annually in over 110 countries worldwide, offers visitors and participants the opportunity to experience and enjoy a diverse range of music in a variety of informal, and often unusual, settings. Supported by Luddenden Mayors Fund and Calderdale MBC's Community Services Small Grants Fund, the day will comprise upwards of 30 performances and events throughout the village.
This years highlights include:
Alan Barnes and Bobby Wellins - International jazz supremos in session
Becky Taylor - Sowerby Bridge Uilleann Pipe and traditional instrument sensation - performance and workshop
Roger Davies - Brighouse singer/songwriter with a local flavour
Seeds of Time - Elizabethan and Renaissance period instrument/vocal ensemble
State of Undress - rootsy/folky five piece from Dorset promoting their latest album and headlining on the main stage
Alexander Binns (Halifax Parish Church) and Lidsay Bridgwater (Philharmonia Orchestra) - Organ Recitals
Pipers, brass bands, church/faith music, chamber recitals, world/folk/street events, community music groups and workshops.
Commences 11.00am and continues throughout the day.
All events are free.
Venues include: The Lord Nelson, Saint Mary's Church and Grounds.
N.B. Vehicular access to the village will be severely restricted - please arrive by public transport (Bus 573/4/5 from Halifax) or park outside the village. Public car parking on Luddenden Lane.
For latest updates text: "luddfest" to 07826 200248 or email your details to: firstname.lastname@example.org Jason Boom