What’s on

General opening times, 10am to 4pm both days – Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July 2019

Updated programme information for 2019 is COMING SOON! We’ve left last year’s programme details below to give an indication of the variety of activity that you’ll find at Mirfield Arts Festival over the course of the weekend:



Programme details tbc

FACILITIES AVAILABLE: cafe, toilet, baby change

Callaloo Carnival Arts


12noon to 4pm “Something a Lidl Bit Different” at Lidl Lawn, Station Rd, Mirfield

Final performance starts at 3.30pm


2pm to 3pm FESTIVAL FINALE – Mirfield Carnival Parade presented by Callaloo Carnival Arts

Don’t miss our Marvellous Mirfield Carnival Parade!

Hundreds of community participants in a magnificent array of costumes with floral themes. Join us for a glittering feast of colour as we celebrate all that is great about our town!

Creative Arts Hub

Voted top Activity Organisation for 2019 at the My Mirfield Awards – join artists at the Hub for a range of activities suitable for all ages!


‘Planet building’ – using coloured tissue and paper lanterns, create your own planet to either add to our growing solar system, or take away to display at home*


‘Trash weaving’ – we’ll be using a variety of throw away materials such as plastic bags, newspaper, raffia, ribbon and paper shreds to create woven forms. Artists will be on hand to help you to create simple shapes and models *

‘Lucy Contortion’ – a mini-show by 11 year old Lucy, a rising star showcasing her talent and remarkable flexibility!* (11am – 11.30am)


Tom Ratcliffe ‘Landscape Through Language’ painting exhibition*

Open studios – explore some of our twelve studios and chat to artists in their creative environments*

Mirfield Miniatures – drop into the miniatures shop and have a go at painting a free miniature!*


Toilets; refreshments; baby change;1st floor building – no lift access


(Friends of) Mirfield Library

Full programme details tbc

Arts Catalyst presents

Test Sites: Calder Valley, Summer 2019

A touring programme of installations and participatory activities exploring ways of caring for the ecology and water systems in the Calder Valley, featuring new artworks by Ruth Levene and Invisible Flock

Free, everyone welcome!

Find out more on the Arts Catalyst page of this website

Arts Catalyst 2


West Yorkshire Print Workshop

Programme details tbc

FACILITIES AVAILABLE: accessible toilet; refreshments