December 2019

An unmissable concert by KVU Singers

MESSIAH – sold out!


Saturday, 14th December 2019 – from 7pm

The Friends are reviving an old Silsden tradition of staging Messiah, which began in 1875 as a charity performance and continued for almost a century. KVU Singers will perform Handel’s Messiah, with four rising star soloists:

Soprano – Flo Rivington

Contralto – Florence Taylor

Tenor – Joe Yates

Bass/Baritone – Miles Taylor


January 2020

Silsden Blues Presents…

Jo Harman Trio + Support

Saturday, 25th January 2020 – bar opens 6.30pm, music 7.30pm

Widely regarded as one of Europe’s finest ever soul and blues fuelled voices, Jo Harman is an international touring and recording artist who remains a genre-defying, independently minded artist of rare credibility. An artist who makes sincere and heartfelt music, The Mirror proclaimed her ‘UK’s finest female soul blues voice’  and who, according to Classic Rock, writes ‘lip-biting beautiful songs’.

Jo released her second studio album People We Become to much critical acclaim, and the multi award winning/nominated performer, has achieved considerable success at home and abroad, headlining prestigious venues and festivals throughout Europe and beyond.

Rag ‘N’ Bone Man recently took to social media to proclaim her ‘one of this country’s finest talents’ , and soul super star Michael McDonald advised ‘hearing her cover one of my songs was a spiritual experience’.

Tickets are £15 in advance. Available on TicketSource or from Twiggs Newsagents in Silsden.



February 2020

Silsden Blues Presents…

RainBreakers + Sleepy Jake Segrave

Saturday, 22nd February 2020 – bar opens 6.30pm, music 7.30pm

Rainbreakers create tasty and soulful melodies within a garagerock style. Clearly having a foothold within the sounds of their own generation, they are quickly building a reputation for being one of the freshest live bands to surface from the UK.Crafting their sound into a fusion of dynamic elements, Rainbreakers bridge the gap between blues, rock and soul. Showcasing their original material using gritty guitars and soulful vocals, their songs shift from heavy to delicate in an instant while remaining highly emotive and pulling everyone in around them.

Tickets are £15 in advance. Available on TicketSource.

“A psychedelic and soulful sonic shift beyond” Fabrications HQ“A breath of fresh air on the current UK blues scene” Blues and Soul Magazine

“R n B with attitude, full of tasty riffs and delicious licks” Bluesdoodles



A Survey of Silsden Residents

Survey Results 2018

What Do You Want From Silsden Town Hall?


The Friends of Silsden Town Hall is a small charity that from April 2019 is running the Town Hall in Silsden.

One of the first things we wanted to do was ask Silsden Residents what things and activities they wanted in the Town Hall.

242 residents contributed their ideas and opposite is the summary of the things mentioned to the Friends.

In May 2018, we discovered what you wanted. But as time passes, you may come up with new ideas. So please get in touch with us with your ideas.

The Town Hall is a brilliant space. It is OUR space in Silsden. And it is for all residents. Whatever age, however long you have lived in Silsden.




If you have the skills to contribute to the running of the Town Hall, please consider becoming a volunteer.  There are lots of roles and we’ll make you feel very welcome as part of the team.