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The Electric Head present: Improvised Head (Comedy)

Thu 17 Oct 2019

The Electric Head present: Improvised Head (Comedy)

The Electric Head (Al Ronald & Cy Henty) present this riotous monthly dose of hilarious and entirely improvised comedy! Hosted by Debbie Attwell, with different guests each month. Each show is entirely improvised, w.....Read more

Dorian - a contemporary re-telling of the Wilde classic

Thu 17 Oct 2019

Dorian - a contemporary re-telling of the Wilde classic

WHAT IF you looked at a photograph of yourself but didn’t recognise the person looking back at you? This brand new play, inspired by the classic story, speaks to urgent contemporary concerns around masculinity, the body,.....Read more

Pursued By A Bear | Nothing On Earth

Fri 18 Oct 2019

Pursued By A Bear | Nothing On Earth

All Tickets £5 by Anna Reynolds Directed by Rosamunde Hutt Music by Helen Chadwick An out-of-this world comedy inspired by female heroism, from the everyday to the extraordinary. Rhea is the teacher terrified .....Read more

The Slocan Ramblers (Canadian bluegrass) at Marsden Mechanics

Fri 18 Oct 2019

The Slocan Ramblers (Canadian bluegrass) at Marsden Mechanics

Barnstorming bluegrass band The Slocan Ramblers return to the UK this autumn and we’re delighted to welcome the lads back to Yorkshire with a gig at Marsden Mechanics this year, after hosted them for a sold-out concert i.....Read more

Humble Pi: Matt Parker's Comedy of Maths Errors

Sat 19 Oct 2019

Humble Pi: Matt Parker's Comedy of Maths Errors

In 2018 Matt Parker calculated the number pi live on-stage in front of a sold-out Royal Albert Hall using a real pie. He is also the first person to use an overhead projector at the Hammersmith Apollo since Pink Floyd! .....Read more

Magic and Reimagining

Sat 19 Oct 2019

Magic and Reimagining

Saturday 19 October 2019 7.30pm Huddersfield Town Hall Conductor: Benjamin Ellin Leader: Michele Northam Piano: Olga Jegunova Magic and Reimagining Prokofiev: Suite from Lieutenant Kije R.....Read more

CPD Training | Mask, Advanced and Intermediate Mask and Physical

Mon 21 to Wed 23 Oct 2019 (3 days)

CPD Training | Mask, Advanced and Intermediate Mask and Physical

Trestle’s CPD courses for drama teachers, professional practitioners and workshop leaders provide a unique opportunity to develop teaching and performance skills in mask, half mask and physical theatre, as well as discov.....Read more

Trestle/Small Nose | Rachel

Thu 24 Oct 2019

Trestle/Small Nose | Rachel

Thursday 24 October, 1.30pm (Schools performance) & 7.30pm Schools Tickets: £10 (1 teacher FREE for every 10 student tickets purchased) Evening performance: £12, £10 Concessions, £40 (group of 4) Suitable for ages 11+.....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

Mole and Gecko: The Show!

Tue 29 Oct 2019

Mole and Gecko: The Show!

by Simon Mole and Gecko A live rap musical for all the family this October half-term. A mole and a gecko are starting a journey With songs and with poetry too. A quest for adventure – a quest with a duck! And all .....Read more

Staging Schiele

Wed 30 Oct 2019

Staging Schiele

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance. Award-winning Shobana Jeyasingh Dance stage a new searing piece inspired by the life and work of artist Egon Shiele. Four dancers inhabit Schiele’s highly-charged world of colour, masterful.....Read more

Mole and Gecko: The Show!

Wed 30 Oct 2019

Mole and Gecko: The Show!

by Simon Mole and Gecko A live rap musical for all the family this October half-term. A mole and a gecko are starting a journey With songs and with poetry too. A quest for adventure – a quest with a duck! And all .....Read more

Halloween / F*** Brexit - An Evening Of Satire & Song

Thu 31 Oct 2019

Halloween / F*** Brexit - An Evening Of Satire & Song

Celebrate Halloween and mourn Brexit...Read more

Mole and Gecko: The Show!

Thu 31 Oct 2019

Mole and Gecko: The Show!

by Simon Mole and Gecko A live rap musical for all the family this October half-term. A mole and a gecko are starting a journey With songs and with poetry too. A quest for adventure – a quest with a duck! And all .....Read more

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