Join us for the premiere performances of The Batley Variations.
This brand new production was created from stories which were
collected from the people of North Kirklees over the summer. These
stories have since been set to music to become The Batley
Variations: the inside story of a Northern town.
You'll hear songs about local heroes, legends and the places you
know including Fox's Biscuits, the infamous Golden Mile and Batley
Featuring a large cast of local performers, digital projections and
live performance The
Batley Variations is directed by Alan Dix, written
by Mike Kenny (international playwright and Olivier Award winner
for his adaptation of The Railway Children) and composed by Richard
Taylor (winner of two UK Theatre Awards).
Batley Variations St Mary’s Social Club will be
transformed into a spectacular cabaret environment. Join us for
this unique musical and visual pre-Christmas treat.
14th November 2018 join us in Dewsbury Town Centre as we
commemorate the first days of peace following WW1.
with the arrival of a spectacular 14ft high
illuminated Peace Poem, come and share in everyday acts of
Schedule for the day
us on Dewsbury Market between 9.30 and 14.30 for a peace
tea where we will share stories of kindness and make paper
birds of peace.
The Peace Poem will remain here until 11.30.
Peace Poem to Dewsbury Town Hall at 11.30, and help to build a
commemorative poppy with stories of peace.
The Peace Poem will remain here until 16.00.
prolific poet Afshan D’Souza will be hosting a special peace
themed poetry evening at Cocoa Lounge. Do you have something to say
about peace? Or are you just a fan of the spoken word? Writers,
poets, and lovers of language of any level are invited for this
open-mic evening of Peace,
Poetry and Pizza.
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