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Freelance Thursdays: Finding Work in the Creative Industries

Thu 24 Oct 2019

Freelance Thursdays: Finding Work in the Creative Industries

6pm - 8pm Run by local independent arts producer Anna Turnzinsky, this session will give you useful advice and information on finding work and responding to a brief in the creative industries. Anna is an independen.....Read more

HLF 2020 & Cosmia Festival seek performers for open Mic night

Sat 26 Oct 2019

HLF 2020 & Cosmia Festival seek performers for open Mic night

For its inaugural launch event the Huddersfield Literature Festival is supporting the new Cosmia Festival with a special Open Mic night for poetry, prose and performance. The Festival itself will take place on 19 - 29 M.....Read more

Robert Reschid Stanley, 'Hidden' Victorian Muslim - In Batley

Sat 26 Oct 2019

Robert Reschid Stanley, 'Hidden' Victorian Muslim - In Batley

TALK - AND BOOK LAUNCH FOR BATLEY Robert Stanley was northern and proud of it. He grew up in the cradle of Britain’s Industrial Revolution and began work at the age of 10. Self-educated, this grocer and tea-trader m.....Read more

Creepy Crawly Cafe Kids' Cookery Workshop

Thu 31 Oct to Sat 02 Nov 2019 (3 days)

Creepy Crawly Cafe Kids' Cookery Workshop

Join a cookery workshop at Storthes Hall Park with our spooky chef, followed by a ghoulishly delightful tea (Children only), then meet and learn about mini-beasts including spiders, bugs, frogs and other creepy creatures.....Read more

Brigantia Bootcamp: Creative Writing

Tue 05 Nov 2019

Brigantia Bootcamp: Creative Writing

6pm - 8pm CREATIVE WRITING WITH RACHEL LAURENCE Ever wished you could have the confidence to put pen to paper or have the first draft of a novel hidden on your desktop? No matter what your writing experience, aims or.....Read more

Brigantia: Creative Breakfast

Thu 07 Nov 2019

Brigantia: Creative Breakfast

8:30am - 10am CREATIVE BREAKFAST Bringing together local artists, businesses and Kirklees residents, Brigantia’s monthly Creative Breakfast aims to facilitate conversations on how creativity can benefit our area and .....Read more

Beginners Knitting Course

Wed 18 Sep to Wed 27 Nov 2019 (2 months)

Beginners Knitting Course

We are excited that lovely Philippa Gregory has agreed to come and teach knitting for us this year. You might know her as the Festiwool host (yarny goodness festival taking place in Hitchin again later this year), or you.....Read more

Echoes of a Market

Thu 05 Sep to Sat 30 Nov 2019 (3 months)

Echoes of a Market

Echoes of a Market begins with the installation of a Listening and Recording Pod, a place to capture memories, stories and sounds of market life and our relationship with place. In November the space will transform f.....Read more

FREELANCE THURSDAYS: PROMOTING YOUR ORGANISATION

Thu 14 Nov 2019

FREELANCE THURSDAYS: PROMOTING YOUR ORGANISATION

Run by local independent arts producer Anna Turnzinsky, this session will give you useful advice and information on how to promote your artistic practice or your organisation. Anna is an independent arts producer curr.....Read more

Shop Hertford - Put the 'Hert' into Christmas

Sat 23 Nov 2019

Shop Hertford - Put the 'Hert' into Christmas

Shop Hertford – Put the ‘Hert’ into Christmas Saturday 23rd November Your one-stop shop to Christmas is on Hertford’s doorstep. Local shops & businesses will be throwing their doors open to offer amazing promotions and.....Read more

Brigantia Bootcamp: Creative Writing

Tue 03 Dec 2019

Brigantia Bootcamp: Creative Writing

6pm - 8pm CREATIVE WRITING WITH RACHEL LAURENCE Ever wished you could have the confidence to put pen to paper or have the first draft of a novel hidden on your desktop? No matter what your writing experience, aims or.....Read more

Brigantia: Creative Breakfast

Thu 05 Dec 2019

Brigantia: Creative Breakfast

8:30am - 10am CREATIVE BREAKFAST Bringing together local artists, businesses and Kirklees residents, Brigantia’s monthly Creative Breakfast aims to facilitate conversations on how creativity can benefit our area and .....Read more

Christmas Brass

Sat 14 Dec 2019

Christmas Brass

Hitchin Band's Annual Christmas Concert Three concerts in one! Featuring: Hitchin Band Hitchin Community Brass Hitchin Youth Band Ticket prices: Adults £6 (plus 50p booking fee) Children under 16: Free Pl.....Read more

Stories From The Gordon Craig - An Exhibition

Sat 16 Nov 2019 to Sat 14 Mar 2020 (4 months)

Stories From The Gordon Craig - An Exhibition

Stevenage Museum uncovers the real stories of our theatre and celebrates the role it has played in the lives of so many local people. 16th November 2019 – 14th March 2020 Free to visit. Open Wednesday – Saturday, 1.....Read more

Richard Marshall with Hitchin Band

Sat 09 May 2020

Richard Marshall with Hitchin Band

Richard Marshall (Principal Cornet with the Black Dyke Band) In Concert with Hitchin Band 7:30pm, Saturday 9th May 2020 - St Mary's Church, Hitchin Richard Marshall has been described by internationally acclaim.....Read more