Fermata HCMF

by 5:4

Having not set foot in the place for two years – which by now feels like an absolute aeon – i’m setting off today for the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, where i’ll (hopefully) be happily immersed for the next few days. Words to follow once i get back next week.


Chris L November 18, 2021 • 10:20 - 10:20

I’ll be at the GBSR Duo + Eva Maria Houben gig. Debating whether there’ll be time for last orders afterwards. Probably not at the kind of pub I’d be seen dead in these days…

5:4 November 18, 2021 • 10:25 - 10:25

Knowing Huddersfield, in the two years since i was last there, at least half of the drinking and eating places i know will have either closed down or changed hands…

Chris L November 18, 2021 • 10:55 - 10:55

The last time I went out eating and drinking there (with the selfsame friend I’m dragging along to one of the Shorts sessions on Monday) was in August*; most of the usual suspects were still extant then.

I know I’ve never been the greatest town-painter anyway, but it’s still dispiriting how a single hand-pulled pint has acquired “special treat” status during the pandemic…


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