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We  have a summer packed with wonderful events and activities at Wainsgate.

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JUNE

OPEN PRACTICE

9-10AM MONDAY TO FRIDAY EVERY WEEK - Minimum £2 donation - An hour of moving every weekday to an eclectic playlist of tunes changed daily - ALL WELCOME -

THE NIGHTCREATURES

SATURDAY 22 JUNE 8PM £12/£10/£4 (U18) Brassy 6-piece New Orleans R&B band specialising in Swamp Funk, Voodoo Blues and Mardi Gras street beats.

ROADHOUSE IMPROV

FRIDAY 28TH JUNE 8PM - £10 - a fun, physical and lively night of improvisation in performance with four acclaimed performers.

WADSWORTH WALKING MARKET

SUNDAY 30TH JUNE 11AM-4PM - A wonderful and hugely popular community event - a walking trail of craft, food and pre-loved stalls across four venues in Wadsworth

JULY

VASILIS XENOPOULOS & PAUL EDIS

SATURDAY 29 JUNE 7.30PM £12 / £10 / £4 (U18) Vasilis Xenopoulos “One of the most fiery young saxophonists around blazes a path through the hard bop repertoire” The Times ★★★★ Paul Edis “One of the leading lights of contemporary jazz” London Jazz News

HEBDEN BRIDGE OPEN STUDIOS

SATURDAY 6 & SUNDAY 7 - 11-5 - A smaller event this year at Wainsgate with 3 artists: Kathryn Baker, Sally Dawson and Amanda Farrell showing work as part of Hebden Bridge Open Studios and tying in with Wadsworth Culture Day

COMMONERS CHOIR

SATURDAY 13 JULY 3PM £12 / £10 / £4 (U18) “Bloody marvellous stuff. I always want to charge at something after hearing them.” Mark Thomas “They sing with fires in their bellies, and tongues in their cheeks.” Beccy Owen

WENDY HOUSTOUN WORKSHOP

20-21 JULY 11-6 £80 PERFORMING IMPROVISATIONS - a workshop from a great and idiosyncratic artist described by The New York Times as " a brilliant renaissance woman of performance art"

FRAN & FLORA

Saturday July 20 3pm £12/£10/£4 (U18) Multi-award-nominated experimental/folk duo Fran & Flora captivate audiences with their reinventions of traditional Eastern European melodies and songs. ‘a string duo bound for glory’ BBC Radio 3 Late Junction

SENI SENEVIRATNE

SUNDAY 21ST JULY 7.30pm £7 - Renaissance One presents UNKNOWN SOLDIER A moving one-woman performance and multi-media installation which brings to life the hidden family narrative of poet-artist Seni Seneviratne and her father’s experiences as a Royal Signalman in the North African Desert War.

AUGUST

THIRTEEN GRANDMOTHERS - EXHIBITION BY SUE WOOD

18TH-26TH AUGUST - A wonderful exhibition in the chapel of textile art patchworked and embroidered by Sue Wood

SEPTEMBER

COTTONTOWN CHORUS

Saturday September 7 7.30pm £12/£10/£4 (U18) - “We need to smile!! I defy you not to smile at this !! hee hee…nice one, boys!!” Brian May (Queen) after he saw the chorus’ performance of Fat Bottomed Girls

Les Gillon & the Agents of Karma

Saturday September 14 3pm £12/£10/£4 (U18) - Alternative acoustic sextet

HERITAGE OPEN DAY 24

SUNDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 11-5

WAINSGATE PIANO WEEKEND

27TH-29TH SEPTEMBER - From the people who brought you Hebden Bridge Piano Festival (2013-2019) – a one-off weekend packed with piano music from world-class artists.

OCTOBER

PHILIP COUTS QUARTET

Fri 25th October 8pm - Melodic jazz with inspirations from around the world. “ The best of British jazz” Chris Phillips Jazz FM

Wainsgate Chapel is a Registered Charity. Charity number: 1198994 ​

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