There are some events that will be added to this as our negotiations continue.  Some projects are still in negotiation and may be withdrawn. Please keep an eye on the changes. The orange links will not be  active until June 1st and tickets can be pre-booked for most events after that date.

Pre- Festival dates for your diary

Third Annual Charity Jigsaw Festival

St Martin’s Parish Church
Friday 22 to Monday 25 August

More from…..

Saturday 30th August – The Civic Hall – Brighouse – Roger Davies in concert - More information

Festival Programme 2014

Sunday 14th September 

 BRIGHOUSE & HALIFAX MODEL ENGINEERS  Model Steam & Diesel Train Rides - More information

Monday 15th September

4.00pm Opening reception – The Smith Art Gallery – Open to sponsors and public this will be attended by the Mayor

7.15 – The Smith Art Gallery – The Well and Highly Strung Quartet - More information

Tuesday 16th September

2.00pm – The Smith Arts Gallery – Chris Helme – More information

7.00pm -Rastrick Library – Hosted Author: Cath Staincliffe – More information

7.15 – Jenny Stafford and Alistair Ollerenshaw – Voice recital – The Smith Art Gallery – More information

8.00 – The Red Rooster – A showcase of acoustic music with Barry Smith and guests - More information


Wednesday 17th September

11.00am – A Talk with with Pat Osborne ‘Lady ‘Randy’ Winston Churchill’s Mother’ – The Upstairs room Brighouse Library – More information

The Smith Art Gallery – James Nash -Creative writer’s workshop on the theme of remembrance – More information

2.00pm – The Smith Art Gallery – Talking Zebras – Remembrance the poetry of WWI  More information

12.00-2.30 – Love Bread -’Art-isan’ Breadmaking – Martin Street Bakery More information

7.15pm  The Salvation Army Citadel – Talking Stock Productions – More information

7.15pm – St Johns Rastrick – The Accord Singers – More information


Thursday 18th September

11.00am – Impressionism and Post Impressionism – Lecture – Dr Tom Ratcliffe More information

7.30pm –Brighouse Central Methodist Church –  Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band in Concert More information

6.30pm-onwards  - Jazz at Brookes Restaurant – More Information


Friday 19th September

11.00am – Florestry workshop – Simply Flowers – More inforamtion

11.00am – lecture – Dr Tom Ratcliffe –  ’What is Art?’ More information

1.00pm – Digital Photography with Steven Lord – The Smith Art Gallery More information

7.15pm – The Smith Art Gallery – The Wilkinson-Jackson Duo – Jazz at The Smith    More information

7.30 – The Civic Hall Brighouse – The Johnnie Casson and The Good Old Days Variety show – More Information


St Johns Rastrick – Rastrick Beer Festival – More information

7.30 – Prego restaurant – Italian Music, Food and Wine – More information


Saturday 20th September

Brighouse Civic Hall

7.30pm – Brighouse Civic Hall –  ’Troupers’ – The Mikron Theatre Company - More information

‘Have a Go Saturday’

The Smith Art Gallery

10.00am- Free Childrens Art workshop – The Smith Art Gallery – Jeffrey Andrews – More information

1.00pm-4.00pm- The Smith Gallery  – Sue Smith – pastel drawing workshop More information

10.00am-4.00pm – The Smith Art Gallery/Brighouse LIbrary – Rug-making workshop More information

 Martin Street Arts Centre

The following four workshops are connected and form an all day workshop designed to give an experience for young performers, starting out on either bass guitar or drums. Please note you cannot sign up for the drum and bass workshop or the recording techniques workshop without doing either the drum or bass workshop in the morning. More information

10.00am-12.00 – Martin Street Art Centre – Drum workshop – More information

10.00am-12.00 – Martin Street Centre – Bass Guitar workshop – More information

12.30-2.30 – Martin Street Art Centre -Drum and Bass workshop - More information Please note above

2.30pm – Martin Street – recording techniques – recording drum and bass – More information Please note above

ROKT Climbing Gym

All Day Action at ROKT Climbing Gym – More Information

Other venues

10.30 – 12.30am – Rastrick Library – Baa Baa Brighouse – A Knitting workshop – More information

2.00pm –  The Salvation Army Citadel – Workshop – The Clifton Handbell Ringers – More information

St Johns Church – Rastrick Beer Festival – More infomation



No.43 Coffee Shop – Andrew Jenkins – Welsh Watercolour -More information and Steve Howarth  - sculptural books - More infromation

Ryecorn Wholefoods – The ceramics of Karen Howarth – More information

Harrison Lord Gallery – TBA

The Smith Art Gallery – Work from the Calderdale Collections on the theme of ‘Summer’

Saturday 20th September only

Kershaws Garden Centre – Celebration of Stitch Exhibition – More infomation

Post-festival Events

Thursday 25th September

7.00pm – Brighouse Civic Hall – Brighouse Cinema –  ’Les Miserable’ More information

Saturday 27th September

7.30 – The Civic Hall Brighouse – An Evening of Gilbert and Sullivan – More information

Thursday 16th Ocotber

7.15 – The Smith Art Gallery – Paul Wilkinson – An Evening of Improvised Music – More information