Events at Kava

Events at Kava

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Kava is a venue for both private and public events with two enchanting Open Mic Nights each month and a range of other events too. We are a venue for local festivals such as the Tod Folk Festival in the summer. Listings are displayed on our website and also on Events Boards inside Kava. In Spring and Summer there will be a lunchtime acoustic session by local musicians under our terrace and by the canal every Saturday and Sunday, in aid of STAF (Todmorden Freedom from Torture) and where needed the musicians.


Tuesday 19th March, Tuesday Games Night with board game inventor Heath Stockburn – 7pm
Wednesday 20th March, Open Mic Night, Tod Wednesday Writers – Doors Open 7pm
Tuesday 26th March, Spanish Conversation Meet Up – 7.30pm (Booking online is essential)
Thursday 28th March, Kava Acoustic Session – Doors Open 7pm
Saturday 30th March, Saturday Games Night with chess champion Andrew Clarkson – 7pm
Sunday 7th April, Faith Group – 4pm


Games Nights – Monthly on a Tuesday & Saturday – 7pm
Come along and enjoy playing your favourite games with a drink, desserts and a pie (Monthly). Tuesdays are hosted by local boardgame designer Heath Stockburn from Burnley. Saturdays are hosted by a host of Kava regulars and special guest Andrew ‘Zugzwang’ Clarkson from Todmorden Chess Club (national county team champion no less!) who will be available to explain the finer points of the great game. We would be particularly keen on providing people with the opportunity to learn Bridge too. Any takers get in touch!

Todmorden Spanish Conversation MeetUp – Tuesday every fortnight – 7.30pm
Sign up online on the portal. And check out @RomGothHolly on Twitter.

Tod Wednesday Writers’ Open Mic Night – Third Wednesday of the Month – Doors Open 7pm
This OpenMic Night is renowned for its friendliness and invariably includes a spellbinding performance or two. We are really blessed to host this fine example of how the best things in life are free and done for love.

Kava Acoustic Session – Fourth Thursday of the Month – Doors Open 7pm
Enjoy listening, singalong or play. This is a group participation Open Mic Night.

Faith Group – First Sunday of the Month – 4pm
A gathering of diverse people exploring how faith, in whatever form that takes, can help Todmorden continue to grow as a vibrant community. All are welcome. Convened by local community chaplain Deacon Bob Stoner Tel 01706 810 757 or @dbobstoner on digital social media.


Saturday 8 December – Kava Christmas Kracker! – 7pm
Revelry with our regulars who help make Kava the welcoming place it is, with Mulled Wine, a Christmas Pie and Christmas Kringle (Our homemade Panforte) with live music and Christmas Crackers of course.
Advance Tickets available £10 Click here to book places for this event
Walks in available but get there early as numbers are limited.