Oxjam Sowerby Bridge Festival 2018

Saturday 13th October

The Blind Pig

The Blind Pig 2018

4 Tower Hill, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2EQ

Shout out to Julie and all the team!

The Maitlands

Garage indie rock from Manchester


Trashy punk rock from Bury

From The Hills

Dark alternative rock from Sowerby Bridge


Alternative punk from Halifax

The Diesel Trees

Alternative rock from Leeds

Casino Rockets

Electro rock from Halifax


Alternative electro rock from Lisbon, Portugal

Hollins Mill

Hollins Mill

12 Hollins Mill Ln, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2QG

Shout out to Dan, Rowena and all the team!


Pre-renaissance folk from Bradford

Lounge Lizards

Acoustic version of The Usual Suspects from Halifax

Jackys Fantastic

Folk roots rock from Hebden Bridge

String Thing


Contemporary folk/americana

The Landlubbers

Locally inspired 11 man shanty band from Halifax.

Fishing For Compliments

Melodic folk from Huddersfield


Melodic mixture from Halifax

Acoustic Dogz

Acoustic classics from Halifax


Experimental rock from around Yorkshire

Retro Games

Retro Games



The Bull On The Bridge

The Bull

17 Town Hall St, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2EA

Shout out to Kayleigh and all the team!

From the function room

Joe Thompson

Synth pop

Jonny Wilson


Doug Nissley

Country americana

Ben “Blue” Waters

Slide guitar blues

Tim Whitley

Tim Whitley

Acoustic indie

Dean Finelli

Acoustic singalong

Vince Cayo

Folk punk

In the main bar

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Cover but their own way

The Manhattan Project

Rock covers

The Moorings

The Bull

The Moorings, 1 Canal Basin, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2AG

Shout out to Claire and the team!

Corban Skillander

Acoustic indie folk

Faye Chambers

Acoustic indie pop


Space powerpop from around Yorkshire


Electro acoustic mashup from Warrington

The Tragics

Rock with a folk influence from Sowerby Bridge


Blues rock from Sowerby Bridge


Alternative rock from Halifax


Irish-Australian rock from Sydney, Australia

The Old Fire Station

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Hollins Mill Lane, Sowerby Bridge

A big thank you to Sowerby Bridge Fire & Water

Working to provide, facilitate and promote education, training and culture for Sowerby Bridge.

Kitty Reid

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Singer songwriter from Huddersfield


Twee pop from Halifax

Creedy & The Colour

Psychedelic folk duo

Angello Palladino & Chris Taylor

Original roots


Songs Around The World – Family Workshop, learn songs from around the world

Harmony Singing –  learn to sing in harmony

Soundscape – Family Workshop, use instruments and sounds to create a piece of improvised music

Junk Modelling and Free Craft

Happy Days Cycle Cafe

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18 Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2EA

A big thank you to Happy Days Cycle Cafe

Happy Days Cycles is a social enterprise raising money to support  Community Living schemes, which provide supported accommodation for people who have been homeless or are at risk. 

Lantern Making Workshop
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Lego Card Swap Shop

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St Pauls Methodist Church

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Tower Hill, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2EQ

A big thank you to Adrian and the church members. Also to Memory Lane Cafe.

The church plays host to many important community groups. Memory Lane Cafe provides support to people living with memory loss including their family, carers and friends. Trevor and Steve played Ukelele and Banjolele.

Thank you so much to everyone who supported the festival, donated or helped out. You’ve helped bring benefit to so many people around the world. Without you, none of this is possible. See you at the next one!

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