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Tanyalee Davis: Actual Size

Sat 25 May 2019

Tanyalee Davis: Actual Size

Tanyalee Davis is the little lady with the big voice! At 3’6″, Tanyalee is the Ferrari of comedy – low to the ground and kind of racy. Canadian born, Tanyalee currently is making the stage her home by touring all over.....Read more

Caphouse Coal Race

Sat 25 May 2019

Caphouse Coal Race

Join us on Saturday 25th May to find the toughest coal carrying runners in a traditional 800m race across the museum grounds. Find out if you have enough grit to beat your competitors and win the cash prize! Children .....Read more

Globe Arts Studios- Spring Hand Made Fair

Sat 25 May 2019

Globe Arts Studios- Spring Hand Made Fair

We are delighted to have been invited to take part in the Spring Hand Made Fair at Globe Arts Studios, in Slaithwaite on Saturday 25th May! We shall be selling our wide range of cards, prints and other merchandise in .....Read more

St John's (Kirkheaton Parish Church) Art Festival 2019

Sat 25 to Mon 27 May 2019 (3 days)

St John's (Kirkheaton Parish Church) Art Festival 2019

We will be taking part in this Bank Holiday Arts Festival, at St John's Parish Church. As well as paintings, there will be photography, textiles, pottery and crafts from the local community. It runs from Saturday 25th Ma.....Read more

Spring Bank Adventure Trail

Sat 25 May to Sun 02 Jun 2019 (1 week)

Spring Bank Adventure Trail

10am-5pm Pick up your pack from the Visitor Centre shop and take a spring time adventure around Oakwell Hall Country Park. £1.50 per pack. Summer Opening times: Oakwell Hall Saturdays & Sundays: 12noon - 4.....Read more

Graham Earnshaw Photography Exhibition in Queensgate Market

Mon 13 to Sat 25 May 2019 (2 weeks)

Graham Earnshaw Photography Exhibition in Queensgate Market

An Exhibition of some of my Photographs. Landscapes, Fine Art Macro Flora and Fauna. A selection of Prints and Art cards. Bright, Colourful and hopefully Inspiring. The Exhibition runs from Tuesday 14th of May for .....Read more

Situating Practices

Sat 18 May to Sat 01 Jun 2019 (2 weeks)

Situating Practices

Situating Practices exhibition in the Temporary Contemporary Gallery in Queensgate Market. 18 May - 1 June 2019 Preview evening: 17 May, 5-7.30pm - all welcome Situating Practices is a postgraduate research group .....Read more

Friday Night Jive - May 2019

Fri 03 to Fri 31 May 2019 (1 month)

Friday Night Jive - May 2019

Quality live bands & artists representing music styles such as funk, soul, reggae, jazz, world, balkan, afrobeat, blues, hip-hop, swing, electronic, jump and jive. FREE ENTRY. May 3d - X-Ray Cat Trio Mixing Surf, Roc.....Read more

Kids Half-Term Holiday Music Camps

Mon 27 to Fri 31 May 2019 (5 days)

Kids Half-Term Holiday Music Camps

Throughout the Easter Holidays we are hosting holiday camps for kids aged 8-16 to come and take part in a huge range of musical activities! You will be able to drop your kids off from 8:45am and pick them up again at 5pm.....Read more

Writing: Making Your Mark ( A pop-up exhibition)

Fri 26 Apr to Tue 28 May 2019 (1 month)

Writing: Making Your Mark ( A pop-up exhibition)

Come along and be part of a nationwide conversation on the origins, means and future of writing. Perfect for families, this pop-up display draws on the themes of the British Library exhibition, which spans five millenn.....Read more

Sumi Perera – Liminal Spaces III

Sat 18 May to Sat 22 Jun 2019 (1 month)

Sumi Perera – Liminal Spaces III

18 May – 22 June Sumi Perera is an interdisciplinary artist, who generates mixed media installations, usually bearing the narrative of a book form. Sumi has undertaken residencies at CAFA, Beijing (2007), the AIR for .....Read more

Silver Jewellery Workshops with Mia Calderisi

Tue 14 May to Sat 22 Jun 2019 (1 month)

Silver Jewellery Workshops with Mia Calderisi

Mia Calderisi of Designs by Mia is an amazing contemporary jeweller and experienced tutor. We are delighted that she joins us for a series of workshops through 2019. Mia Calderisi of Designs by Mia is an amazing conte.....Read more

Plein Air Watercolour Painting

Tue 14 May to Tue 25 Jun 2019 (1 month)

Plein Air Watercolour Painting

Six Sessions of Watercolour (May/June 2019) During these six creative sessions you will have studio time and practice to paint ‘en plein-air’ (outdoors). Here some of the exiting topics which will be covered: Explo.....Read more

Jane Burgess at Batley Art Gallery

Mon 29 Apr to Sat 15 Jun 2019 (2 months)

Jane Burgess at Batley Art Gallery

Until 15th June 2019 Through My Eyes Jane Burgess A touring retrospective exhibition of landscape paintings in oils and watercolours. ‘I love watercolour as a medium for its luminosity and immediacy of use. When .....Read more

Connection - Kerry Penny

Fri 03 May to Sat 29 Jun 2019 (2 months)

Connection - Kerry Penny

We'll be installing this new exhibition, created by Hub studio holder Kerry Penny, during the course of this week. We are really looking forward to seeing the work out of the studio and into the gallery, and hope that yo.....Read more

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