Annapurna Indian Dance presents an evening of dance and music for Diwali – Festival of Lights on Sunday 11th November 2018. The event will start at 12noon. Tickets include a healthy vegetarian meal – £8.50 for adults and £4.00 for children. Book via The Birchcliffe Centre by ringing 01422 844450 or collect at Hebden Bridge … Continue reading Diwali Celebrations with Annapurna Dance
On Sunday 18th November we have the Breakaway Brass at church as part of our Remberance month. It starts at 2.30pm. Tickets £5. To reserve please call below or pop into the church. Refreshments afterwards. Then on Wednesday 28th November to finish the month we have children from Parkinson Lane School coming to sing and dance. Again … Continue reading St Hilda’s Community events this month
It's back! The weekend of Saturday 1 September and Sunday 2 September 2018, 10:00am-6:30pm (or later). The Sowerby Bridge Rushbearing Festival is one of only a few instances of this particular English tradition still being celebrated annually. Rushbearing itself dates back several centuries to the time when church floors consisted of little more than stone flags or beaten earth and rushes were … Continue reading Sowerby Bridge Rushbearing Festival 2018
Rushbearing dates back several centuries to a time when rushes were simply a floor covering in churches. Each year, it was out with the old and in with the new. Over many years this tradition has gradually turned into a celebration and a holiday involving music, Morris dancing and revelry. There are many ways to … Continue reading Sowerby Bridge Rushbearing Festival 2017 this weekend!