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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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Meet Peggy Thorpe

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

Meet Peggy Thorpe

Meet Peggy in our back yard reconstruction and learn about her life as a miner’s wife in the 1940’s and the Bevin Boy who boarded with her...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

Horsing Around

Mon 27 to Fri 31 May 2019 (5 days)

Horsing Around

Hoof it to the National Coal Mining Museum in May where our ponies Eric, Ernie and Bud are celebrating Finn’s birthday. Visit the stables and say hello then have a go at our special horsey crafts during May Half Term...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

Blacksmith Demonstrations

Wed 29 May to Sun 02 Jun 2019 (5 days)

Blacksmith Demonstrations

Over May half term, drop into the Blacksmith's Forge at Hope Pit Workshop & see the Museum's resident Blacksmiths Jayne & Martin demonstrating their skills. Open 9am - 4pm demonstrations at 11.30am & 2pm...Read more

Teens Sharing Our Love of Reading

Wed 08 May to Wed 19 Jun 2019 (1 month)

Teens Sharing Our Love of Reading

We Are: Teens, sharing our love of reading. A teen reading group sharing books; enjoying new experiences; connecting. We'll get creative and be inspired. Come join us to shadow the Carnegie Book Award 2019 and.....Read more

Family Digital Day

Thu 30 May 2019

Family Digital Day

Go along to the Chestnut Centre on Thursday 30 May and join in this Family Digital Day where you will find all things digital. With VR headset games, tasters in game design, interactive family games, and digital toys.....Read more

Spring Storywalks: We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Thu 30 May 2019

Spring Storywalks: We're Going on a Bear Hunt

We're Going on a Bear Hunt. Join us in celebrating 30 years of Michael Rosen's magical story "We're Going on a Bear Hunt." We're not scared, so join us for our very own bear hunt as we wade through rivers, battle .....Read more

Spring Storywalks: We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Thu 30 May 2019

Spring Storywalks: We're Going on a Bear Hunt

We're Going on a Bear Hunt Join us in celebrating 30 years of Michael Rosen's magical story "We're Going on a Bear Hunt." We're not scared, so join us for our very own bear hunt as we wade through rivers, battle s.....Read more

Spring Storywalks: We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Fri 31 May 2019

Spring Storywalks: We're Going on a Bear Hunt

We're Going on a Bear Hunt Join us in celebrating 30 years of Michael Rosen's magical story "We're Going on a Bear Hunt." We're not scared, so join us for our very own bear hunt as we wade through rivers, battle sno.....Read more

Life drawing evening class (Thursdays)

Thu 16 May to Thu 18 Jul 2019 (2 months)

Life drawing evening class (Thursdays)

This class takes place at the Sculpture Lounge Studios- home to a growing number of professional artists. Classes are led by Jamie Frost, a figurative art specialist with a particular passion for drawing: Drawing is a.....Read more

Mindful Drawing Workshop with Maggie O'Keefe

Sat 01 Jun 2019

Mindful Drawing Workshop with Maggie O'Keefe

11am-1pm Join artist Maggie O’Keefe for a mindful approach to drawing inspired by the artwork on display at the gallery. Suitable for adults, no experience necessary. £11.25 per person including materials. Book v.....Read more

Tall Tales | Music, Comedy & Poetry for older adults

Thu 02 May to Thu 18 Jul 2019 (3 months)

Tall Tales | Music, Comedy & Poetry for older adults

Join us at Tall Tales for tea & happy chatting. A variety mix of music, comedy, poetry, music hall and our mystery tour box. Come along to play, be entertained and learn new, easy skills in drama without even leaving .....Read more

Classic Car Rally & Craft Fair

Sun 02 Jun 2019

Classic Car Rally & Craft Fair

11am - 4.30pm Organised by the Yorkshire Rover Club, this free event on the front lawn of the Hall features classic cars of all makes and models. Make a day of it and also enjoy an artisan craft fair in t.....Read more

Guided Tours

Sun 19 May to Sun 18 Aug 2019 (3 months)

Guided Tours

Join our volunteer guides for a fascinating tour of Tolson Museum, where you will discover more about the people who once lived and worked here. Tours last approximately 40 minutes and are family friendly. Sundays; 1.....Read more

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