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Events in Saltaire (and some other places!)

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Regular event Line Dancing at the Glenaire School. For more info telephone 01274 598552 or email Marilyn on  
Regular event

The Farmers' & Producers' Market visits Saltaire on the third Saturday of every month. Take a look at Alexander Pogson's website - he sells Mediterranean Gourmet Food at the market. If you want to enquire about having a stall at the market, contact Bradford Council on telephone number 01274 438849. You can also visit their website:

Regular events

Music at Victoria Hall: SaltaireLive gigs are organised by Simon.

18 December 06 Saltaire Festival Christmas Party More >
2nd December 06 The Boat House, Victoria Road, Saltaire
(15 minutes on the train from Leeds), Quack Quack, D’Astro and Fran Rogers.
18 November 06 Cuban Night @ Victoria Hall, Saltaire with Omar Puente & Cubania. Organised by and proceeds to Friends of Saltaire Primary School (Reg. Charity)
25 October 06 Eco Fair, Victoria Hall, Saltaire - read about it in the NEWS section.
23 September 06 Day of Dance, Saturday 23 September. 40 dance, music and song workshops. All proceeds to Yorkshire CND, Oxfam, CAAT & Chernobyl Children's Project. For more info email
20 September 06 Buffet Supper to Celebrate Sir Titus Salt (presentation of bust). On Wednesday, 20th September, it will be 150 years since thousands of Salts Mill workers gathered in St George’s Hall to present a bust to Titus Salt. An informal buffet supper is to be held at Shipley College... [Writers Barlo and Shaw will be there!] It is hoped there will be enough interest to form a Saltaire History Society.

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7 - 17 September 06 The Saltaire Festival takes place from the 7th - 17th September. This is a fantastic festival - there's something for everyone. PLEASE visit their website for more info:
13 September 06

Line Dancing at Glenaire School - New Absolute Beginners Class starting at Glenaire School Thompson Lane, Baildon September 13th 7pm - 9pm. Two Left feet dancers most welcome!! If you enjoyed the dancing in Roberts Park this summer by the Creek Alley Western Dancers, come along and learn how to do it. It is the recommended 'best' exercise you need to do, then you too can join in the fun in the park next year! Classes are £3.50. For more info telephone 01274 598552 or email Marilyn on

12, 14, 15 September 06

SALTAIRY TALES II - The acclaimed Community Musical by local singer-songwriter and writer, Eddie Lawler will be performed on the 12th, 14th and 15th September. Miss this play and you'll miss out on a sprinkling of Saltaire magic.

Comedy, tragedy, gloom and glory
With monsters, heroes, star-crossed lovers
Our story has them all
But it's different from all the others....

10 September 06
Live music from Shan T Hunter at The Elm Gallery, Addingham from 2 p.m. We're happy to plug this event - it's being organised by Liz and Dave who exhibited their art work at the open air Saltaire Arts Event in July.
This event is held at The Elm Gallery, Moorside Lane, Addingham, Nr. Ilkley, LS29 9JY.Tel. 01943 830697/07709 223920
Admission is free, as are the tea, coffee and muffins, so they're hoping for a good day and a good crowd.
9, 10 September 06 Schooling Miss Martha, a play by Hattie Townsend. Set in September 1877, Martha Dooley is thilled to announce that she can go to Darlington to train as a teacher. Her mother, however, has different ideas. Set in Saltaire the year after Sir Titus Salt died, some of the characters are based on people who actually lived in Saltaire at that time.
Play at The United Reformed Church, Saltaire at 2.30 p.m.
Read more and see the photos>
Tickets £4 / £3 conc. from The Tourist Info Centre, Saltaire.
9 September 06 Saltaire Festival Ball, 9 September, Victoria Hall, Saltaire, 7.30 pm to 1 am. Tickets £30 from Helen Kemp's shop [Victoria Rd. Tel. 01274 584557] and Tourist Info Centre [2 Victoria Rd. Tel. 01274 774993].
11 August 06 The Da Vinci Code event - author Tim Ward talks about his book, The Savage Breast - CANCELLED. Tim signing books at Borders, Leeds on the 10th August - follow this link for more info.
29 - 30 July 06 Art & Crafts Event held in car park, Victoria Road, Saltaire. Read our report. The artists contact details are also available - and some picture.
18 July 06 On Tuesday, 18th July at Saltaire Cricket Club, Roberts Park, Saltaire, the Fourth Saltaire Primary Schools Festival will take place during the afternoon from 12.30. Details are enclosed.
24 June 06 Sing Mozart's Requim with the Bradford Festival Chorus in the Victoria Hall, 24 June.

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