Mytholmroyd Net

Mytholmroyd Net

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:

Jason Boom
Environmental Community Warden
Hebden Royd Town Council
Council Offices,
St George's Street,
Hebden Bridge,
W Yorks, HX7 7BY.
01422 842181
07796 940391