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Gold in Japanese Art: Sacred and Profane

Thu 17 Oct 2019

Gold in Japanese Art: Sacred and Profane

Lecture by Dr Meri Arichi at 7.30pm. (Doors open 7.00pm) The reputation of Japan as a country fabulously rich in silver and gold reached the west in the 14th century through the writings of the Venetian merchant and exp.....Read more

Brigantia Bootcamp: Why Don't U?

Wed 16 Oct 2019

Brigantia Bootcamp: Why Don't U?

6pm-8pm WHY DON’T U? Our Why Don’t U? sessions are for anyone who wants to try something new in a trial and error environment. Aimed at anyone with an inquisitive mind, Why Don’t U? is led entirely by the group in wh.....Read more

Huddersfield Raspberry Jam

Sat 12 Oct 2019

Huddersfield Raspberry Jam

Meet like minded people and learn to code with Raspberry Pi and micro:bit Make games, animations, and websites in programmes like Scratch and Python. No coding experience necessary but you should be able to use a m.....Read more

Pop Up Art Exhibition

Mon 07 to Sun 13 Oct 2019 (1 week)

Pop Up Art Exhibition

Three local artists join together to welcome you to this mixed Autumn Show: Justine Lois Thorpe (painting), Audrey Hammett (ceramics), Kate Wilkinson (jewellery)...Read more

Brigantia Bootcamp: Sketching

Tue 08 Oct 2019

Brigantia Bootcamp: Sketching

6pm - 8pm SKETCHING WITH STEVE MCGRATH If you’re itching to dust off your sketchbook or haven’t picked up a pencil since school, Steve McGrath’s Sketching brings together people of all abilities for a fun and creativ.....Read more

Silk Flower Workshop

Sat 05 Oct 2019

Silk Flower Workshop

Learn how to make silk flowers using traditional flower making techniques. All materials provided. 10am-3.30pm. Cost £75...Read more

Beginners Knitting Course - Sept 2019

Thu 12 Sep to Thu 03 Oct 2019 (3 weeks)

Beginners Knitting Course - Sept 2019

Beginners Knitting Learn the basic techniques for knitting, including: Knit Stitch; Purl Stitch and Casting on and off. Thursday 12th September 11:00 - 13:00 4 week course £20 per person, can be paid in instal.....Read more

Garden Upcycling - September 2019

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Garden Upcycling - September 2019

Garden Upcycling Day Workshop Thursday 26th September 10:30am - 3:30pm FREE Join us for the day as we learn how to use hand tools to make garden furniture and planter from pallet wood. There will be a break for l.....Read more

Herts Open Studios

Sat 14 to Sun 29 Sep 2019 (2 weeks)

Herts Open Studios

Visit my studio in the garden as part of Herts Visual Arts Open Studios Open 11 - 5pm Friday to Sunday 13th-15th & 27th - 29th September Featuring Colourful textiles with unique designs from original drawings, pai.....Read more

Tue 24 Sep 2019

Making Huddersfield Cloth

Join Local Studies staff member Lorna Brooks for an interesting and engaging talk about the making of Huddersfield Cloth..Read more

Paper Beads - September 2019

Mon 23 Sep 2019

Paper Beads - September 2019

Paper Beads Transform and upcycle different types of paper into a fantastic range of beads in different shapes and sizes. Monday 23rd September 13:00 - 15:00 £6 per person (Materials included i.....Read more

A Potted History of Britain

Thu 19 Sep 2019

A Potted History of Britain

Lecture by Julian Richards at 7.30pm. (Doors open 7.00pm) Ceramics are part of everyday life, from the cups that we drink from to other, less obvious but equally useful vessels. But the products of modern industry are j.....Read more

Wish You Were Here - A History Wardrobe Presentation

Sun 08 to Mon 09 Sep 2019 (2 days)

Wish You Were Here - A History Wardrobe Presentation

Inspired by our seaside gallery, find out about a happy history of swimwear, from the bracing bathing of the 18th Century to knitted cozzies and kiss-me-quick hats. With fun stories and fabulous vintage costumes covering.....Read more

Making Your Mark: DIY journal making workshop

Sat 24 Aug 2019

Making Your Mark: DIY journal making workshop

Huddersfield Library & Art Gallery, Huddersfield Library, HD1 2SU Sat 24th August 2019. 1.15 - 3.30 pm Come along and make your very own journal from scratch. Use it for all your creative writing, ideas and sketches......Read more

Mon 19 Aug 2019

Space Chase: Summer Reading Challenge

Join this intergalactic Love Science workshop and launch an Apollo rocket, make an LED light up lunar module and create and take home a colour changing alien. Don't forget to look our for more Space Chase events and .....Read more

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