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Hoot & Holler in concert at The Carlile Institute, Meltham

Sun 25 Aug 2019

Hoot & Holler in concert at The Carlile Institute, Meltham

Hoot and Holler is an appealing young American folk/roots and Americana duo that blends old time Appalachian traditions with fine contemporary songwriting and excellent musicianship on fiddle, guitar and banjo. Based.....Read more

Birds of Passage (film)

Sun 25 Aug 2019

Birds of Passage (film)

Colombia's entry to the Oscars is a powerful and mesmerising drug gangster epic based on true events that has terrific performances and glorious cinematography: a Latin American Godfather. Dir. Cristina Gallego & Ciro G.....Read more

Nigel Slater's Toast

Mon 19 to Sat 24 Aug 2019 (6 days)

Nigel Slater's Toast

Toast vividly recreates Nigel Slater’s childhood through the tastes and smells he shares with his mother, culminating in the young Nigel’s escape to London. From making the perfect sherry trifle, through the playground p.....Read more

A Story 5,000 Years in the Making

Thu 01 to Wed 28 Aug 2019 (4 weeks)

A Story 5,000 Years in the Making

Our pop-up exhibition returns to Huddersfield Library with new elements, images, partners and workshops. Explore a themed selection of images and objects from the collections of Kirklees Libraries, Kirklees Trabscript.....Read more

Vibrations Studios // Recording Workshop

Tue 27 to Wed 28 Aug 2019 (2 days)

Vibrations Studios // Recording Workshop

Vibrations Studios are welcoming musicians, songwriters and bands to its doors to create and learn about what goes on in a recording studio. If you’re a singer-songwriter band or artist that wants to learn about the r.....Read more

Summer Exhibition at Globe Arts

Mon 26 Aug to Sat 14 Sep 2019 (3 weeks)

Summer Exhibition at Globe Arts

Our Summer Exhibition opens this Bank Holiday Monday 26th August from 10am. A fantastic, colourful collection of artworks from a host of local artists - all for sale! Our Studio will be filled with stunning works, each.....Read more

FeltingWorkshop at the Peppercorn Aug

Thu 22 Aug 2019

FeltingWorkshop at the Peppercorn Aug

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. Needle Felte.....Read more

Young Curators Progamme: Drop In Sessions

Thu 29 Aug 2019

Young Curators Progamme: Drop In Sessions

hcmf//’s Young Curators Programme is aimed at developing talent and leadership amongst the music programmers, promoters and curators of the future. For this project hcmf// is looking to recruit a team of six, Kirklees-ba.....Read more

T-shirt Braiding - August 2019

Wed 21 Aug 2019

T-shirt Braiding - August 2019

T-shirt Braiding This workshop will teach you how to upcycle a T-shirt into a really versatile yarn then transform this into chunky statement jewellery. Learn a variety of braiding and professional finish.....Read more

Etching: Process & Practice Session – August

Tue 20 Aug 2019

Etching: Process & Practice Session – August

Artist talk and demo Join WYPW member Tom Ratcliffe for our August ‘Process & Practice’ session, (previously ‘Printmaker’s Toolkit Sessions’), focusing on etching. Tom’s work is influenced by the theoretical writings .....Read more

A.L.I.C.E. in Wanderlust

Fri 30 to Sat 31 Aug 2019 (2 days)

A.L.I.C.E. in Wanderlust

We called the mission Wanderlust. No one could have predicted what would come next. Out in the darkness, in the vastness of space and time, what truths can be discovered, what fragments of data have been collected? What .....Read more

Slow Stitch Sunday in the Byram Art & Design Studio

Sun 18 Aug 2019

Slow Stitch Sunday in the Byram Art & Design Studio

Take a couple of hours for yourself this Sunday mid-morning and join maker Nicola Twynham in exploring the experience of Slow Stitch. The process of hand embroidery and appliqued fabric offering a mindful and calming env.....Read more

Go Compose: Make Music with Light and Electronics

Sat 17 to Sun 18 Aug 2019 (2 days)

Go Compose: Make Music with Light and Electronics

Do you want to learn DJing, computer based music production, audio electronics and sound composition? The department of Music and Drama at the University of Huddersfield, in partnership with Yorkshire Sound Women Net.....Read more

Making music with Light and Electronics

Sat 17 to Sun 18 Aug 2019 (2 days)

Making music with Light and Electronics

Join us for a weekend with Sound Artist Vicky Clarke. You will have the opportunity to build your own noise machine and compose music with light, electronics and radios. Age: 16 – 22 years* Prior experience: none Lo.....Read more

Mindful Stitch - Regular Weekly

Thu 15 Aug to Mon 16 Dec 2019 (4 months)

Mindful Stitch - Regular Weekly

Mindful Stitch Learn different embroidery stitches and mindfulness techniques. Starting: Thursday 15th August 13:00 - 15:00 Weekly £5 per person, per session Materials p.....Read more

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