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Find out about arts, cultural and creative events in Kirklees, West Yorkshire - covering Huddersfield, Holmfirth, Dewsbury, Batley and surrounding areas.

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Rocking Family Workshop

Sat 26 May 2018

Rocking Family Workshop

Join us for a fabulous family workshop... find, paint and hide pretty painted pebbles. Have you ever been out and about in Slaithwaite and found a pretty pebble? Did you know you can give them a home or rehide them fo.....Read more

The Caphouse Coal Race

Sat 26 May 2018

The Caphouse Coal Race

The Caphouse Coal Race is a traditional coal-carrying race event held this year on Saturday 26th May for Men, Women and Children. Men carry 50kg of coal, women 20kg, youths10kg and children 5kg in weight...Read more

Life Drawing (all ages)

Sat 26 May 2018

Life Drawing (all ages)

As the New Light Prize exhibition comes to Huddersfield Art Gallery, there will be an exciting programme of workshops. Working with experienced tutor and artist Helen Peyton this two hour life drawing workshop will foc.....Read more

Lino Etching Weekend- May

Sat 26 to Sun 27 May 2018 (2 days)

Lino Etching Weekend- May

Weekend course Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th May 2018 10 – 4 £135.00 Join artist and printmaker Jenny Thomas for this innovative course, exploring ways of making relief printed images using a caustic soda paste to .....Read more

Odd One Out

Sat 26 May to Sun 03 Jun 2018 (1 week)

Odd One Out

(during Hall opening times: closed Monday & Friday) Fun quiz in the Hall. Can you find the household items in the rooms that would not have been there in the 17th century? Free quiz but normal admission charges apply.....Read more

Inky Fingers Print Club - Spring Bank Workshop

Tue 29 May 2018

Inky Fingers Print Club - Spring Bank Workshop

8- 12 year olds Tuesday 29th May 2018 2 – 4 pm Play with print to make posters inspired by Picasso, Matisse and Hockney. Have fun and make friends at our holiday Print Club for 8-12 year olds. Experiment with c.....Read more

Inspired by Life Exhibition

Sat 05 May to Sat 02 Jun 2018 (1 month)

Inspired by Life Exhibition

Inspired by Life is an exciting exhibition of figurative art and portraits by Colne Valley artists Abi Anderson and Kevin Threlfall. The exhibition runs for 1 month 10am to 3pm Monday to Saturday (closed Fridays), wit.....Read more

Mystery Object Handling

Thu 31 May 2018

Mystery Object Handling

1pm-3pm Discover curious and quirky objects from our handling collection with our volunteers. Can you be a detective and guess what they were used for? Suitable for all ages. Free..Read more

Arts Award Explore - 6 week course

Sat 21 Apr to Sat 26 May 2018 (1 month)

Arts Award Explore - 6 week course

This award is an Entry Level 3 qualification on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). It is the perfect stepping stone from our introductory award, Arts Award Discover, to the Level 1 qualification, Bronze Arts A.....Read more

Introduction to Modelmaking - 6 week course

Sat 21 Apr to Sat 26 May 2018 (1 month)

Introduction to Modelmaking - 6 week course

A six week intensive model making course, suitable for young artists interested in developing their fine paintwork and building/modelling skills. Over the six weeks we'll create a fantasy landscape with buildings, and wi.....Read more

Motown Night

Fri 01 to Sat 02 Jun 2018 (2 days)

Motown Night

'Love Motown' Dance the night away to the unforgettable sounds of Motown by the amazing band 'Chequered'. Tickets £22.95 to include a Delicious Hog Roast supper. Booking essential Please phone 01924 844583 or.....Read more

WYPWexhibition - Original Artists’ Posters

Tue 22 May to Sat 30 Jun 2018 (1 month)

WYPWexhibition - Original Artists’ Posters

22nd May – 30th June 2018 Original lithographic posters from the Goldmark Gallery for exhibitions by some of the leading 20th century artists, including Picasso, Matisse, Miro, Braque, Leger and Hockney. Many of th.....Read more

Geoffrey Harrop and Sammy Palfrey exhibition

Fri 20 Apr to Sat 02 Jun 2018 (1 month)

Geoffrey Harrop and Sammy Palfrey exhibition

‘As close friends Geoff and I have shared our artistic knowledge and skills, Geoff being the painter, and me as printmaker. This exhibition is a mixture of our work in both discipline. Learning a new method of artistic e.....Read more

Votes for Women!

Sat 02 Jun 2018

Votes for Women!

Join us for an afternoon to explore more about our new exhibition: ‘Our Fight for the Voting Right!’ Jill Liddington tells the story of Florence Lockwood’s dramatic conversion to Votes for Women and the creation of her m.....Read more

Behind the Scenes at the Museum - Guided House Tours

Sun 03 Jun 2018

Behind the Scenes at the Museum - Guided House Tours

Peep behind the scenes! Join us for a fascinating guided tour of the stunning Victorian Gothic building, featuring the history of the Sheard family and Wilton Park. Free, no booking required. Just inform the staff on .....Read more

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