REOPENING YORKSHIRE DAY, TUE 1 AUG 2017
REOPENING TUE 1 AUG 2017

What's On

Welcome World!
Welcome Festival 18 August 2017 to 2 September 2017
Welcome Festival 18 August 2017 to 2 September 2017

Welcome Festival kicks off our first events season in spectacular style and heralds what's to come. 

Dates and times 18 August 2017 -
2 September 2017
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Ticket pricing
FREE
A free festival to celebrate the re-opening of The Piece Hall

WELCOME WORLD!

 

Taking place over three weekends from 18 Aug - 2 Sep is a festival of free events that will bring The Piece Hall to life with an awe-inspiring programme of activitiy. 

 

18 AUG 

SAXOPHONE MASSIVE

Andy Sheppard’s Saxophone Massive is an epic performance. Over 100 sax players, assembled from across the town and region, mark the reopening of The Piece Hall and the launch of Welcome.

 

19 & 20 AUG

WELCOME WEEKEND 

A weekend packed with music, dance, comedy and theatre brings The Piece Hall's courtyard to life with an array of colourful artists from around the world. Expect creative, spontaneous and downright silly performances. 


25 - 28 AUG

ARCHITECTS OF AIR: ALBESILA 

Luminarium Albesila is an extraordinary sculpture that people enter to explore a maze of winding paths and soaring domes. Audiences will be moved to a sense of wonder at the beauty of the iridescent shapes and colour.

 

1 & 2 SEP

ENCHANTED CHANDELIER  

Enchanted Chandelier is a magical aerial show that takes to the skies of Halifax in a spectacular high-flying finale to Welcome.

Supported by
The Piece Hall heritage regeneration project is also supported by Garfield Weston Foundation and The Wolfson Foundation.
The Piece Hall is independently managed by The Piece Hall Trust, a registered charity, number 1156948. Registered in England and Wales, number 08906735.
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