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Creating cultural democracy

Fri 23 Jun 2017

Creating cultural democracy

Only 8% of people regularly engage with publicly funded art, but every day people are creating their own versions of culture. Nick Wilson and Jonathan Gross report on research that makes the case for a new approach to cu.....Read more

SCRAPtastic Book Crowdfunding Campaign

Thu 22 Jun 2017

SCRAPtastic Book Crowdfunding Campaign

fairandfunky have launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £3000 to be able to design, create and publish 500 copies of a SCRAPtastic book. The book will be full of craft ideas - all using household rubbish to make.....Read more

Kirklees Arts Portfolio launched

Wed 21 Jun 2017

Kirklees Arts Portfolio launched

We are really proud to be part of such a culturally rich area. To showcase the wealth of creativity in Kirklees a new presentation has been created entitled Kirklees Arts Portfolio. Please enjoy and share with your conta.....Read more

Lottery arts funding plummets by £55m

Tue 20 Jun 2017

Lottery arts funding plummets by £55m

National Lottery operator Camelot expects “disappointing” sales to decline further this year. Arts funding through the National Lottery was down by around £55m last year, following a “disappointing performance” which .....Read more

Give feedback on Grants for the Arts guidance

Tue 20 Jun 2017

Give feedback on Grants for the Arts guidance

Arts Council England are refreshing their online guidance for Grants for the Arts. They are asking for feedback about how they can improve the guidance. Take part in the survey at http://bit.ly/ACEOnlineSurvey..Read more

Great Get Together in #Mirfield

Fri 16 Jun 2017

Great Get Together in #Mirfield

Saturday 17 June 2017 10.30 - 12.30 FREE Get together for some creativity at WYPW! Screen Print your own Poster inspired by Jo Cox Drop-in screen printing workshop Refreshments available All Welcome .....Read more

Arts Council England - Self evaluation toolkit

Wed 14 Jun 2017

Arts Council England - Self evaluation toolkit

Arts Council England have launched a new Self Evaluation Toolkit to help you reflect upon & improve your work. Self evaluation can also help with self confidence and resilience. Arts Council England have developed this .....Read more

Making Music Research

Tue 13 Jun 2017

Making Music Research

Do you work with groups which are making music which is not Classical? An African drumming group, a gamelan group, a gospel choir? Do you work with community leaders or representatives with links to these groups? If so,.....Read more

WYPWcourses- Screen Printing Textiles June

Tue 06 Jun 2017

WYPWcourses- Screen Printing Textiles June

Our next coming up in june is the 'Screen Printing Textiles' course with Karen Stansfield. Learn textile screen printing in our fully equipped workshop and take home samples, t-shirts, bags printed with your own designs!.....Read more

Queens Award for Voluntary Service given to GNUF!

Mon 05 Jun 2017

Queens Award for Voluntary Service given to GNUF!

As a volunteer-run, non-profit ukulele festival, we are overjoyed to announce that we have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. We beli.....Read more

Flourish Award 2017- call for submissions

Thu 01 Jun 2017

Flourish Award 2017- call for submissions

Flourish Award 2017 - Award For Excellence in Printmaking OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS The Flourish Award was established in 2009 by West Yorkshire Print Workshop to champion and showcase excellence in printmaking across Yor.....Read more

Literature Festival wins Examiner Community Arts Award 2017

Tue 30 May 2017

Literature Festival wins Examiner Community Arts Award 2017

Huddersfield Literature Festival 2017 were worthy winners of the Arts Award at the Examiner Community Awards 2017 which took place on 25th May 2017 at the John Smith Stadium. The Festival has been running for 11 years.....Read more

Made In Clayton West nomination

Sat 27 May 2017

Made In Clayton West nomination

Congratulations to Vicki Stratford from Made In Clayton West who was nominated for a Huddersfield Examiner Community Award. Vicki Stratford is the driving force behind a community group in Huddersfield - Made In Clayt.....Read more

Creative Minds is open for business!

Fri 26 May 2017

Creative Minds is open for business!

Hi all We are pleased to let you know that Creative Minds is now open for applications. The process has changed slightly this year & for organisations who are not already Creative Minds partners. We now ask you .....Read more

WYPWexhibition: Tracing Memory - Open event

Mon 22 May 2017

WYPWexhibition: Tracing Memory - Open event

Tracing Memory 27 May - 8 July 2017 Opening event: 6-8pm on Friday 26 May You are invited to the opening of Tracing Memory from 6pm-8pm on Friday 26th May 2017 featuring prints by Victoria Browne, Susan Corke, The.....Read more

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