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Brice Catherin & Pierre Alexandre Tremblay

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Brice Catherin & Pierre Alexandre Tremblay

Monday 18 March 7:30pm Phipps Hall A recital? For cello and electronics? Cellist and computer performer? Performer and composers? Humans and technology? Player and creators? Human bodies on a stage.....Read more

Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw

Sat 16 to Sat 23 Mar 2019 (1 week)

Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw

One of the most celebrated plays of the 20th Century. Will Professor Higgins manage to mould and improve the young enthusiastic Eliza? Will Eliza manage to better herself and live a more productive life? A timeless cl.....Read more

Mandala Stones Course - March 2019

Thu 14 to Thu 28 Mar 2019 (2 weeks)

Mandala Stones Course - March 2019

Mandala Stones Have a go at the wonderful craft of Mandala rock painting. Suitable for 16+ all abilities. Thursday 14th March 13:00 - 15:00 3 week course £15 per person, can be paid in instalments Advance .....Read more

Our House

Tue 19 to Sat 23 Mar 2019 (5 days)

Our House

Written by Tim Firth Music and lyrics by Madness Based in 1980s Camden Town, Our House tells the story of London lad, Joe Casey, who, on the night of his 16th birthday, takes the girl of his dreams, Sarah, out on their.....Read more

HLF2019 Launch + Larkinland

Wed 20 Mar 2019

HLF2019 Launch + Larkinland

Join us for the launch of the 2019 Festival, including: 6pm Larkin and Hughes: Poets and Rivals Philip Larkin and Ted Hughes were two giants of twentieth-century poetry. Both were strongly associated with Yorkshire.....Read more

The Art Class with Paul Dene Marlor

Sat 02 to Sat 23 Mar 2019 (3 weeks)

The Art Class with Paul Dene Marlor

The Art Class is our specialist Saturday art class, each term we invite a different artist to share their skill, knowledge and creative talent for a short course. This term, Paul Dene Malor, a very accomplished local wa.....Read more

Dwell Time Launch Programme

Wed 20 to Fri 22 Mar 2019 (3 days)

Dwell Time Launch Programme

Dwell Time Launch 20th - 22nd March 2019 Huddersfield – Penistone - Sheffield Dwell time: The time a train spends at a scheduled stop without moving. Typically, this time is spent boarding or alighting passengers, b.....Read more

Temporary Tactical Urbanism & What's This Dull Town to Me?

Wed 13 Mar to Sat 06 Apr 2019 (4 weeks)

Temporary Tactical Urbanism & What's This Dull Town to Me?

Two exhibitions run alongside each other in the Temporary Contemporary gallery from 13 March to 6 April, open Monday to Saturday, 11am - 4pm: Temporary Tactical Urbanism by Ioanni Delsante and Yreyiln Cartagena Delgad.....Read more

Patchwork Course - Feb 2019

Thu 28 Feb to Thu 28 Mar 2019 (1 month)

Patchwork Course - Feb 2019

Patchwork Create Cushions and Throws from old materials! Suitable for over 19’s. Equipment and some materials supplied. Please bring with you any items/ fabrics you would like to use. *Please be aware this .....Read more

Watch the Birdie

Thu 14 Mar to Sat 13 Apr 2019 (1 month)

Watch the Birdie

This is my current exhibition, all about birds - from pigeons to puffins and birds of prey. The exhibition runs from 14th March - 13th April at Globe Arts Studio. Opening times are Monday-Thursday 10am - 3pm, and Saturda.....Read more

Market Showcase: Plastic Water installation by Hoot participants

Thu 21 Feb to Sat 23 Mar 2019 (1 month)

Market Showcase: Plastic Water installation by Hoot participants

Plastic Water is an ideas driven, environmental project, carried out by participants at Hoot Creative Arts, looking at the use and re-use of plastic and the impact we have on the marine environment. Comprising of.....Read more

Ask an Ocean Explorer – with Dr Jon Copley - March 21st

Thu 21 Mar 2019

Ask an Ocean Explorer – with Dr Jon Copley - March 21st

An unmissable talk by Dr Jon Copley, marine biologist and advisor for David Attenborough’s BBC series Blue Planet II. Find out about the weird and wonderful creatures of the deep, learn what it’s like to be a ‘bathynaut.....Read more

Lisa Luxx’s Wisdom Salon with Open Mic - 21st March

Thu 21 Mar 2019

Lisa Luxx’s Wisdom Salon with Open Mic - 21st March

Acclaimed spoken word artist Lisa Luxx presents new work on the Festival theme of ‘Memory’ from her upcoming book Breastmilk Martini. Followed by two rounds of Open Mic on the same theme, with a group discussion on th.....Read more

University Brass Band and Symphonic Wind Orchestras

Thu 21 Mar 2019

University Brass Band and Symphonic Wind Orchestras

Thursday 21 March 7:30pm St Paul's Hall The University’s flagship ensembles present an evening of classic and contemporary music for wind and brass...Read more

A Mediterranean Tour: Not Just a Load of Old Stones

Thu 21 Mar 2019

A Mediterranean Tour: Not Just a Load of Old Stones

Lecture by Gillian Hovell at 7.30pm. (Doors open 7.00pm) A tour of the Mediterranean is a visit into the past; ancient sites are littered with ruined architecture and museums are full of works of art testifying to once.....Read more

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