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GamePlan

Tue 22 to Sat 26 Jan 2019 (5 days)

GamePlan

To celebrate their 15th anniversary, Dick & Lottie present Ayckbourn’s classic ‘Damsels in Distress’ trilogy, beginning with GamePlan. Teenage Sorrel fights to keep herself and her abandoned mother, once a dot.com bu.....Read more

Life x 3 by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton

Sat 19 to Sat 26 Jan 2019 (1 week)

Life x 3 by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton

Ever wondered how a situation might play out if you'd have behaved differently? Reza explores this concept with her usual sharp wit and observation, with three takes on the same disastrous evening. Funny yet biting and t.....Read more

Screen Printing: Paper – Taster Session – January

Thu 24 Jan 2019

Screen Printing: Paper – Taster Session – January

Thurs 24 January 2019 £30 - Evening session 6 - 9pm Tutor: Neil Anderson Spend an evening with artist Neil Anderson and create your own screen prints. Screen printing/silk screen printing is the process wher.....Read more

Music of Consequence: Wagner, Ravel and Shostakovich

Thu 24 Jan 2019

Music of Consequence: Wagner, Ravel and Shostakovich

Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2018/2019 Few pieces demonstrate the effects of war more starkly than Ravel’s Piano Concerto in D major, written for the Austrian pianist Paul Wittgenstein, who lost his right arm.....Read more

Dave Manington's Riff Raff

Thu 24 Jan 2019

Dave Manington's Riff Raff

Thursday 24 January 1:15pm Phipps Hall Riff Raff present music from their acclaimed second album, Challenger Deep, on Loop Records. “Riff Raff mix the leader’s clever composing with a formidable lineup… the sound.....Read more

Dale Holmes & Garry Clarkson exhibition

Thu 10 to Sat 26 Jan 2019 (2 weeks)

Dale Holmes & Garry Clarkson exhibition

Two new exhibitions launch the Market Gallery's 2019 programme of exhibitions. Dale Holmes' Monument to Carl Einstein Garry Clarkson's Empire of Memory Preview evening and Temporary Contemporary Happening takes pl.....Read more

Author - D.R. Dixon appearing at Denby Dale Community Library

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Author - D.R. Dixon appearing at Denby Dale Community Library

Den Dixon otherwise known as D R Dixon will be doing an Author Talk and reading stories from his very intriguing thought provoking Book Wired Thoughts at Denby Dale Community Library on Friday the 25th January 2019 at 19.....Read more

Everest Experiences

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Everest Experiences

Would you survive a broken leg near the summit of Everest? Come along to hear the tales, and see the photos of one man, Conan Harrod, who did just that. Doors and bar open 19.00, talk from 19.30. Seating is unreserved.....Read more

Wire Jewellery Course - Jan 2019

Sat 12 Jan to Sat 02 Feb 2019 (3 weeks)

Wire Jewellery Course - Jan 2019

Wire Jewellery Course During this Wire Jewellery Course we will be producing the following: ● A basic swirl A chain ● Rings ● Pendants ● Earrings ● Wrapped beads .....Read more

Art in the Barn

Sat 12 Jan to Sun 03 Feb 2019 (3 weeks)

Art in the Barn

Saturday 12 January to Sunday 3 February 11am-4pm (closed Mondays & Tuesdays) Our popular annual art exhibition and sale featuring the work of local artists in the Visitor Centre Barn. Free entry with many works availa.....Read more

Insiders v Outsiders Art Lecture Series

Sun 13 Jan to Sun 10 Feb 2019 (1 month)

Insiders v Outsiders Art Lecture Series

Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man Sunday 13 January 2pm Simon Poë discusses an image from the Bible story of Jacob and Esau and looks at the dominance of the ‘smooth men’. This first talk ex.....Read more

Contemporary Ceramics

Wed 16 Jan to Wed 13 Feb 2019 (1 month)

Contemporary Ceramics

Katy Measures of Made by Katy Jane and resident artist, leads this expressive, design-led course. And this January we are starting with Ceramic Lighting! Get creative and stuck in with her contemporary ceramics class, .....Read more

The Art Class

Sat 12 Jan to Sat 09 Feb 2019 (1 month)

The Art Class

Saturday Art Class returns for the New Year. Our lovely tutor, Lizzie, leads this general art class for adults - perfect weekend wind down after a busy working week. Experiment with a range of techniques, including p.....Read more

Upcycling & Alterations - Sewing Course

Thu 17 Jan to Thu 14 Feb 2019 (1 month)

Upcycling & Alterations - Sewing Course

Upcycling & Alterations Turning those charity shop finds into fashionable clothing! Suitable for over 19’s. Please bring with you an item of clothing from home or a charity shop bargain that you would like to ad.....Read more

Adult Beginner Guitar Club

Tue 15 Jan to Tue 12 Feb 2019 (1 month)

Adult Beginner Guitar Club

Always wanted to play guitar but never made the time? Whether you have always intended to learn or you started years ago and your guitar is gathering dust - David will have you strumming your favourite tune in less than .....Read more

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