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04 Mar 2023 - 04 Mar 2023

Heptonstall Museum Preview and Performance Day

Price: £Free

Event description

We’re proud to present a jam-packed afternoon of entertainment, giving you a flavour of the events we’re planning throughout the year.

Drop in for one or all the performances, or just to say hello and hear more or sign up to become a Friend of the Museum or future volunteer.

Midday (90 mins): Heptonstall: Village of Memories

Kicking off proceedings, we’re offering a rare opportunity to experience local film-maker and Museum trustee – Nick Wilding’s evocative film exploring our local history, with the help of humour, intrigue and pathos from some of the colourful characters of the past.

2pm Performance & Preview of Heptonstall Museum Forthcoming Events

  • “The Ballad of King David Hartley” – composed and specially written for our forthcoming Coiners’ exhibition by Michael Crowley & Porl Den-Man, exclusive first performance by Porl Den-Man.
  • “The Gallows’ Pole” – an excerpt – reading by Mary Ellen from Benjamin Myers’ award-winning novel*
  • Sarah Corbett, Plath Festival founder – poetry-reading and sharing her plans to bring a regular monthly poetry event to the museum.

FoHM Chair, Tim Machin will also provide an insight to our re-opening exhibition and the year ahead – plus plenty of Q&A opportunities at our membership and information stalls while enjoying a cuppa and cake.

*excerpt read with permission from FoHM friend and author, Benjamin Myers – THANK YOU

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