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Harriet

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Harriet

Harriet is a new music-theatre piece depicting the life and impact of 18th century abolitionist Harriet Tubman, who escaped her life as a slave and devoted herself to saving others through the Underground Railroad .....Read more

Speak Up! Huddersfield (November 2018)

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Speak Up! Huddersfield (November 2018)

Hosted by The Media Centre Presented by Speak Up! Huddersfield Why do we want to do this? Because we want to become better speakers ourselves, and what a great environment to practice – with other like-minded indivi.....Read more

11. Sarah Cahill

Tue 20 Nov 2018

11. Sarah Cahill

20 November @ 12:00 pm Tickets £12 (£9 concession) Pianist Sarah Cahill has developed a reputation as one of piano music’s most compelling voices, an artist who has introduced complex and uncompromising work to wide .....Read more

senza misura 2

Tue 20 Nov 2018

senza misura 2

20 November @ 2:30 pm Free Event Pianists work in a measured musical space: whatever music they play on any one piano is always made with the same collection of keys and strings. In senza misura this space is the sou.....Read more

12. United Instruments of Lucilin

Tue 20 Nov 2018

12. United Instruments of Lucilin

20 November @ 3:30 pm Tickets £18 (£15 concession) The United Instruments of Lucilin are Luxembourg’s premier music group and its first ever chamber ensemble. Named in reference to the country’s historical name, they.....Read more

Untroubled Light // Melt

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Untroubled Light // Melt

20 November @ 5:45 pm Free Event Young musicians from Kirklees and Calderdale unite to perform an exciting programme of premieres, co-commissioned by hcmf// and Musica Kirklees as part of Our Biennale – a brand-new f.....Read more

13. Harriet

Tue 20 Nov 2018

13. Harriet

20 November @ 7:00 pm Tickets £18 (£15 concession) Flemish theatre group Muziektheater Transparant present Harriet, a monodrama depicting the life and impact of 18th century abolitionist Harriet Tubman. Having escape.....Read more

14. Thurston Moore

Tue 20 Nov 2018

14. Thurston Moore

20 November @ 9:30 pm Tickets £18 (£15 concession) A founding member of noise rock legends Sonic Youth and a free improviser in his own right, Thurston Moore has spent the last 30 years threading together a disparate.....Read more

Christian Marclay + Shelley Hirsch

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Christian Marclay + Shelley Hirsch

20 November @ 11:00 pm Free Event In Zoom Zoom (2007 – 2018), Christian Marclay investigates our relationship with secondary sound – the noises we see but never hear – with these snapshot photographs of onomatopoeias.....Read more

Make a Ring with Mia Calderisi

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Make a Ring with Mia Calderisi

Mia Calderisi of Designs by Mia is an amazing contemporary jeweller and experienced tutor. We are delighted that she joins us for a series of workshops through 2018 into 2019. In this workshop you will choose from a .....Read more

Our Biennale Finale

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Our Biennale Finale

7pm - 8pm A celebration of all the wonderful work created by children and young people throughout the very first Our Biennale as the festival comes to a close. Featuring dance, music and performances by Musica Kirk.....Read more

Untroubled Light // Melt

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Untroubled Light // Melt

5.45pm - 6.30pm Musica Youth Orchestra, Massed Guitars from Musica Kirklees & Calderdale Music Trust, Ukulele groups from local primary schools, Craig Ogden guitar, Eleanor Cully Untroubled Light WORLD PREMIERE, .....Read more

Aladdin, pantomime by Ben Crocker

Sat 17 to Sat 24 Nov 2018 (1 week)

Aladdin, pantomime by Ben Crocker

Traditional panto for all the family, with great music. Come along and join Widow Twankey and the wicked Abanazar and Aladdin of course! Lots of fun lots of laughs. 20th to 24th November - evenings 17th, 18th 24th .....Read more

hcmf// 2018

Fri 16 to Sun 25 Nov 2018 (1 week)

hcmf// 2018

10 days // 50+ events // 16 world premieres // FREE music Hosted across an eclectic mix of traditional concert spaces, a vast industrial mill, churches and bars, hcmf// is the UK’s leading platform for British and int.....Read more

Other times, other places

Fri 16 to Sun 25 Nov 2018 (1 week)

Other times, other places

Open 11am – 4pm (closed Sunday & Monday) Live performance by Angharad Davies (violin) & Tom Jackson (bass clarinet): Saturday 24 November, 2pm The great stone circles Brodgar (Orkney Islands), Drombeg (Ireland) and.....Read more

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