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Stripey Honey...Is Very Yummy

Fri 22 Feb 2019

Stripey Honey...Is Very Yummy

Mashi Theatre presents Stripey Honey…Is Very Yummy From a concept by Trina Haldar Written by Sayan Kent Stripey Honey…Is Very Yummy is a touching and funny story of how tigers, bees and honey collectors learn to .....Read more

Electric Spring Festival 2019

Wed 20 to Sun 24 Feb 2019 (5 days)

Electric Spring Festival 2019

The annual Electric Spring festival of electronic music takes place from 20–24 February 2019. The festival features innovative performers and composers at the cutting edge of electronic music and music technology, whose .....Read more

Rabbit Girl & The Search for Wonder

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Rabbit Girl & The Search for Wonder

Something impossible has happened, something no one saw coming. So Rabbit Girl and her Dad have done what they do best – pulled on their boots, packed their tent and headed off into the wilderness. Join them around th.....Read more

Stripey Honey...Is Very Yummy

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Stripey Honey...Is Very Yummy

Mashi Theatre presents Stripey Honey…Is Very Yummy From a concept by Trina Haldar Written by Sayan Kent Stripey Honey…Is Very Yummy is a touching and funny story of how tigers, bees and honey collectors learn to .....Read more

Meet the Artist - Testament

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Meet the Artist - Testament

Saturday 23rd February 2019, 2:00pm - 3:30pm, Slaithwaite Library Hip-Hoc MC, poet, theatre maker and world record breaking human beatboxer, Testament will be giving an engaging and exciting workshop based around writ.....Read more

Last Night of the Festival

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Last Night of the Festival

Saturday February 23rd at 7.00pm Last Night of the Festival A showcase of the best performances from the ten day festival incorporating the Adult Choir finals. To celebrate 130 years of festival a new piece of mus.....Read more

Mrs Sunderland Last Night Concert

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Mrs Sunderland Last Night Concert

A very special evening of superb entertainment Featuring the best performances from the whole festival and includes the Kirklees Young Musician and final of "Choir Challenge" Along with the premier of : WHEN MUSIC SOUN.....Read more

The Apprentice Witch - A Young Lit Production

Thu 21 to Fri 22 Feb 2019 (2 days)

The Apprentice Witch - A Young Lit Production

21 Feb 2019 to 22 Feb 2019 The Apprentice Witch – Written and Directed by Barbara Upton Agnes is trying very hard to follow her mother’s teaching but somehow it always seems to go wrong. Meanwhile her mother is upset.....Read more

Bird's Nest Billy

Sat 02 Mar 2019

Bird's Nest Billy

One day when his best big brother is at school and Billy has no-one to play with, a magical bird chirps out of his curly, bird’s nest hair. The bird grants him three wishes. With imaginative storytelling, puppetry and.....Read more

A Scratch Supper

Mon 04 Mar 2019

A Scratch Supper

An evening of new works in progress, sharing food and a chance for the audience to feed into the artists’ process. Previous participants have included Rose Condo, Make Do Theatre and Front Room Productions. Please .....Read more

Shut Down

Tue 05 Mar 2019

Shut Down

Shut Down explores the spectrum of modern day masculinity and investigates the pressures, contradictions and confusions of being a man. Dance, spoken word, rap and real-life testimony collide to ask: what is it like t.....Read more

Baby Face

Wed 06 Mar 2019

Baby Face

Returning from her hit success at the Edinburgh Fringe award-winning performance artist, Katy Dye, presents her show about the infantilisation of women. Welcome to a world of knee socks, bunches, lollipops, bubblegum .....Read more

Ann Cleeves + Cath Staincliffe - 6th March

Wed 06 Mar 2019

Ann Cleeves + Cath Staincliffe - 6th March

A special pre-Festival event with two award-winning, bestselling crime writers. Ann Cleeves is the creator of the Shetland mysteries and the Vera Stanhope novels and a recipient of the Crime Writers’ Association Diamo.....Read more

Unsung

Fri 08 Mar 2019

Unsung

Ada Lovelace. Sophia Jex-Blake. Lilian Bader. Andrea Dunbar. Unsung explores the untold stories of four pioneering and inspirational female figures from our past, asking why they, and hundreds like them, have been rel.....Read more

Narcissist in the Mirror

Sat 09 Mar 2019

Narcissist in the Mirror

A dark comedy about life, ambition and millennial expectation; Narcissus is a love addict, a starving artist and a lost soul searching for self-worth. Laced with acerbic wit, punchy dialogue and intricate spoken word,.....Read more

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