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Yorkshire TV stars discover Egyptian Queen Nefertari's mummified legs

These 3,000 year old mummified legs are believed to be those of Egyptian Queen Nefertari, identified by Yorkshire's own world renowned experts and TV stars Professor Joann Fletcher and  partner Dr Stephen Buckley.

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Arts and crafts galore direct from the makers

Lovers of arts and crafts might like to pay a visit to Artsmill, Hebden Bridge this weekend for an annual fair in the Threads Café and Lounge.

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Yorkshire debut for new film

Yorkshire debut for new film

Set and filmed entirely in Yorkshire, the tense and clever drama ‘The Incident’ will be shown at Hebden Bridge Picture House on Saturday - and will be introduced by the director Jane Linfoot.

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Calderdale Christmas Lights: Guide to the switch ons

It’s time to get into the festive spirit! Here are ten Christmas lights switch ons that are happening throughout Calderdale over the next week.

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One day event offers exposure for artists

One day event offers exposure for artists

ARTbound Community will hold its third annual Christmas ARTfair, following an inaugural three day event at the Festival of Light in Huddersfield in 2014 and last year’s event at the Town Hall in Hebden Bridge in 2015.

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Festival shines a light on the valley

Thousands of visitors are expected for a mythical fire and light spectacular when the Lamplighter Festival illuminates the streets of Todmorden.

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Rising star Sophie has designs on success

A fashion-forward graduate who taught herself to sew by watching Youtube videos now sees her designs worn by celebrities.

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Smash series Happy Valley picks up more awards

It’s done it again.

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crackers

Christmas crackers

Brighouse based art galleryHarrison Lord has launched its new exhibition Christmas Crackers featuring a brand new selection of original art.

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Lamplighter Festival is brighter than ever ...

Todmorden’s Lamplighter Festival is set to be the brightest event in Calderdale this season.

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Francesca takes her art to next level

Francesca takes her art to next level

Contemporary jeweller Francesca Lobb has lots to celebrate.

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More than 27 artists exhibit at winter fair

More than 27 artists exhibit at winter fair

More than 27 artists, designers and makers will exhibit their work at this year’s Artsmill Winter Fair which begins on November 16 and runs through to December 16 in Hebden Bridge.

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Granada provided Yorkshire's weekday programmes from 1956 until 1968, when the county came an ITV region in its own right

60 years ago this week: Yorkshire first switched channels

IT IS the simplest of actions but one that would spawn a thousand household arguments - and exactly 60 years ago, the arrival of ITV enabled viewers in Yorkshire to do it for the first time.

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NO MANS LAND by Pinter,       , Writer - Harold Pinter, Director - Sean Mathias, Set and costumes - Stephen Brimson Lewis, Lighting - Peter Kaczorowski, Sheffield, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson

McKellen and Stewart in No Man’s Land ...

Several fabulous live productions will be screened at The Vue, Halifax, The Rex Elland and Hebden Bridge Picture House as stage comes to the big screen.

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Adam’s dance is his best medicine

Adam’s dance is his best medicine

At the age of 26, in the space of three weeks, Adam Pownall went from being a fit and healthy dancer and performer to a paralysed man unable to even blink.

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Czech
mates

Czech mates

Having reached out to Russia during the Handmade Parade this Summer, now artists from Czechoslovakia join in the fun as the Lamplighter Festival gears up for its big day in Todmorden on November 19.

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By Sara Holmes.

Your Picture of the Week - November 3

Knowle Top Road in Lightcliffe, by Sara Holmes.

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Beauty of
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Beauty of ballet

The Russian State Ballet and Opera House presents Swan Lake - arguably one of the most loved and challenging ballets, not only because of Tchaikovsky’s instantly recognisable and timeless score, but also the great ‘Pas de Deux’,’ Pas de Quatre’ and iconic ‘Dance des Petits Cygnes’. (Dance of little swans)

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A valley that oozes charm and beauty

A valley that oozes charm and beauty

It would be fair to say film-making duo Peter Thornton and Ray Riches don’t have to try too hard to bring out the beauty of Calderdale’s magnificent valleys.

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A very different snapshot of work

A very different snapshot of work

Danny Thomas’s Halifax at Work project derived from a simple concept of capturing local people in their working environment.

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