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CHILD’S EYE VIEW: The Secret Garden – Square Chapel, Halifax

Adaptor: John Dwyer Director: James Beale Musical Director: Katherine Wilde Composer: Roddy B Reviewer: Emily Mallaghan (aged 5) [rating: 4] The Secret Garden is about a girl called Mary who has to go and live with her Uncle in England. At first she hates it and is really spoilt but then she starts to makes friends with a girl, who ...

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The Budapest Cafe Orchestra – Square Chapel, Halifax

Reviewer: Matt Stimpson [Rating:4.5] The Budapest Cafe Orchestra are fine purveyors of traditional Balkan, Russian, Romanian, Eastern European and Jewish music. As the Orchestra stride onto the atmospheric stage of Square Chapel, complete with dimly lit lamps, fedora hats and sharp suits, we are drawn into the Eastern European world. We quickly find out our mystical ensemble are actually from ...

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Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre, Square Chapel, Halifax

Writer, director and performer: Kev F Sutherland Reviewer: Laura Stimpson [Rating:4.5] Who’d have thought that going to see a man with a pair of socks on his hands could be so much fun? Guaranteed to laugh your socks off, the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre arrived in Square Chapel, Halifax for one night only as part of their UK tour. ...

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Brett Goldstein Grew Up in a Strip Club – The Square Chapel, Halifax

Writer: Brett Goldstein Reviewer: Cherry See [rating:4] I’m not sure some members of the audience at The Square Chapel Theatre were quite ready for the natural wit of funny-man Brett Goldstein. Growing up in a strip club turns out not to be the glam-Stringfellow-esque lifestyle you may at first imagine. Brett opened with an introduction of himself and his journey ...

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Snake Davis – Square Chapel Centre, Halifax

Reviewer: Audrey Pointer [rating:3.5] Session musician Davis is best known as a saxophonist playing every size of horn, but he also plays flute, whistle and Shakuhachi, a Japanese bamboo flute. Having taken a jazz diploma at Leeds College of Music as a youngster, Snake went on to form a soul band and later joined Zoot and the Roots. He has ...

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Daniel Bath and Shahbaz Hussain in Concert – Square Chapel, Halifax

Reviewer: Laura Stimpson [rating:4] I arrived at Square Chapel not really knowing what to expect from the cross-cultural music making on offer from Daniel Bath and Shahbaz Hussain in concert. Daniel Bath is a multi-talented musician, known in the local area for his inspirational work with young people, he has a keen interest in religious music from various cultures. It ...

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A Historical Evening of Harp Music – Square Chapel, Halifax

Harpist: Fiona-Katie Roberts Reviewer: Audrey Pointer [rating:3] Fiona-Katie Roberts is the harpist who features on the BBC’s “A Yorkshire Symphony” celebrating the 25th Yorkshire Day on 1st August 2010. She plays at weddings and other special events. Her large repertoire includes popular, Latin and Celtic “rock” combined with favourites from classical, opera, folk and shows. She composes music for the ...

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