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Orchestra of Opera North: The Emperor

Thu 19 Sep 2019

Orchestra of Opera North: The Emperor

Webern, Schubert, Beethoven Commanding orchestral showstoppers coupled with a phenomenal piano solo: you’ve got the perfect recipe for an impressive start to the Concert Season. THE MUSIC… Short, sharp and dyn.....Read more

Upcycled Book Binding Workshop at Queenies

Thu 19 Sep 2019

Upcycled Book Binding Workshop at Queenies

In this session you will learn how to upcycle old hard back books into new notebooks using Coptic Book Binding techniques. There will be course notes for you to take home, with notes on what tools you've used and where y.....Read more

A Potted History of Britain

Thu 19 Sep 2019

A Potted History of Britain

Lecture by Julian Richards at 7.30pm. (Doors open 7.00pm) Ceramics are part of everyday life, from the cups that we drink from to other, less obvious but equally useful vessels. But the products of modern industry are j.....Read more

Felting Workshop at The Peppercorn Sept

Thu 19 Sep 2019

Felting Workshop at The Peppercorn Sept

Come and enjoy felting at the lovely Vegan Peppercorn café which is open at 6.30pm prior to the workshop for food, cakes, and other goodies. Workshop 7 -9pm All felting supplies provided £15 per person. Wet felted s.....Read more

Figure Painting Masterclass

Thu 19 to Sat 21 Sep 2019 (3 days)

Figure Painting Masterclass

This masterclass is suitable for beginners but is also an opportunity for those with some experience of the subject to really get their teeth into a sustained painting. The class structure includes an introduction to .....Read more

Mosaic Workshop at Holmfirth Tech, 20/9/19 1-3

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Mosaic Workshop at Holmfirth Tech, 20/9/19 1-3

In this workshop we will turn mosaic tiles, broken crockery and lots of other up-cycled pieces into your mosaic works of art. You will be able to choose from a large choice of base shapes to work on and learn the best .....Read more

Market Showcase: Matthew Brown Photography Exhibition

Fri 06 to Sat 21 Sep 2019 (2 weeks)

Market Showcase: Matthew Brown Photography Exhibition

Mathew Brown is an enthusiastic, self-taught local amateur photographer, who loves light and is happy to try all genres of photography. Matthew is showcasing some of his work in a stall in Queensgate Market from 6 - 21 S.....Read more

Beginners Knitting Course - Sept 2019

Thu 12 Sep to Thu 03 Oct 2019 (3 weeks)

Beginners Knitting Course - Sept 2019

Beginners Knitting Learn the basic techniques for knitting, including: Knit Stitch; Purl Stitch and Casting on and off. Thursday 12th September 11:00 - 13:00 4 week course £20 per person, can be paid in instal.....Read more

Market Gallery: Fieldworks: Dialogues in Psychogeography

Fri 06 to Sat 28 Sep 2019 (3 weeks)

Market Gallery: Fieldworks: Dialogues in Psychogeography

Fieldworks is a psychogeographic exploration through location, specific dialogues, mapping and photography, exploring notions of identity, place and belonging. In conjunction with the 4th World Congress in Psychogeograp.....Read more

Market Showcase: Save the Rainforest exhibition 2

Tue 10 Sep to Sat 05 Oct 2019 (4 weeks)

Market Showcase: Save the Rainforest exhibition 2

Following on from the popular Save our Rainforest exhibition in April, there is now a revised exhibition taking over some of the vacant stalls in Queensgate Market. Organised by Judy Hinchliffe, this exhibition is int.....Read more

Slow Cooked Louis

Sat 21 Sep 2019

Slow Cooked Louis

Cello, stories and song at Choppards, Holmfirth, HD9 2DY this Saturday. Tickets in person from Imagine Toy Shop or call 01484 685955. Fundraiser for Holmfirth Arts Festival 2020...Read more

Needlefelt Your Own Dog

Sat 21 Sep 2019

Needlefelt Your Own Dog

Needle felting workshop to make your own doggie, with Heartfelt Dogs Saturday September 21st 10am to 4pm Cost £65 (includes all materials) Bates Mill, Milford Street, Huddersfield, HD13DX Beginners welcome! Email d.....Read more

Yellow Goose Dance 10 - Latin Night

Sat 21 Sep 2019

Yellow Goose Dance 10 - Latin Night

Yellow Goose Dance bring you original tunes, a top-quality 10 piece band and real-time dance tuition. This time, it's Latin. Small, steamy and intimate, like Huddersfield’s very own downtown Buenos Aires nightclub, l.....Read more

Ashton Lad: Victorian 'Hidden' Muslim

Sat 21 Sep 2019

Ashton Lad: Victorian 'Hidden' Muslim

Robert Stanley was a respectable, northern working-class Victorian man who converted to Islam. But his family managed to keep his Muslim identity a secret - for nearly a century. Robert grew up in the cradle of Britai.....Read more

&Piano 2019 Event 3 - Instrumental Evening

Sat 21 Sep 2019

&Piano 2019 Event 3 - Instrumental Evening

For our last event on Saturday 21st September, we finish the festival with our evening of instrumental music, & we're really excited to present two instruments that don't often get much attention as solo instruments, per.....Read more

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