Marsden Jazz Festival
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Sonic Transportation: Maja Bugge Solo in the Standedge Canal Tunnel


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Full Price : £12

Child (8-16 years old): £6

When : Sat 7th Oct at 2:00pm (Ends - 3:30pm)

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Where : Standedge Tunnel Visitors Centre - Full details below ▼

Category : Ticketed, Headliners


Warm clothing required due to underground location. This performance is not accessible to wheelchairs or under 8s due to evacuation procedures.

A unique concert in the Standedge canal tunnel, with the audience travelling by boat to hear cellist and composer Maja Bugge create music in dialogue with this unique space and its particular acoustic.

Maja Bugge is a Norwegian cellist and composer based in Lancaster whose work conveys the familiar and the unfamiliar, the epic and the everyday. She is well known for balancing melodic and meditative improvisations with experimental material, and playing concerts and recording in unusual sites.

At just over three miles long, the Standedge tunnel is the longest, deepest and highest canal tunnel in Britain, carrying the Huddersfield Narrow Canal through the Pennines from Yorkshire to Lancashire.

Co-promoted by Jazz North with the support of the Canal and River Trust

Canal & River Trust

Company: Canal & River Trust

Jazz North

Company: Jazz North

Venue Info - Standedge Tunnel Visitors Centre

Situated in a beautifully restored warehouse on the banks of the historic Huddersfield Narrow Canal, about a mile from the village centre. Take a short walk along the scenic canal bank. Parking only available to people with mobility needs.

Contact Details


Standedge Tunnel Visitors Centre Waters Road, Marsden, Huddersfield, HD7 6NQ.

Tel: 01484 844298
web: canalrivertrust.org.uk/standedge

Fully accessible for people with a disability.