Pippa Dyrlaga is a paper cutting artist and printmaker based in Hebden Bridge. She uses traditional techniques to create contemporary artworks, and her work is inspired by the natural world and the things she encounters around her....

A Sense of Place is a free family event that brings together choirs from local primary schools in Music for the Many’s inter-school choir, children from Masjid-e-Hamza Mosque and Annapurna Indian Dance in a joyful celebration on the final day of the Festival. ...

Actor and storyteller Robin Simpson has created this performance specially for the Todmorden Book Festival 2018. Combining stories from and about Yorkshire, the event promises to be a physical and exciting storytelling experience....

The Faith Stories trail follows an accessible route around the town that starts at Roomfield Baptist Church on Halifax Road in Todmorden and will include Masjid-e-Hamza Mosque (please note there are stairs to the prayer hall) and Central Methodist Church, before finishing at St Mary’s...

Yorkshire-born Sally Wainwright began her career as a playwright and scriptwriter on The Archers and went on to write scripts for Coronation Street. She created her first original drama series At Home with The Braithwaites in 2000. Sally has won Royal Television Society...

Catherine Emberson, chair of Todmorden Antiquarians, will talk about the life and writing of local author and artist William Holt. William (Billy) Holt was an artist, writer, traveller, broadcaster, inventor and political activist, and is remembered locally as a ‘colourful character’....

Martin Purdy will tell the story of the Lancashire Fusiliers from Todmorden, Rochdale and Middleton who fought and died in one of the most disastrous campaigns of the First World War....