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Organ Concert: Gordon Stewart - 6 January

Mon 06 Jan 2020

Organ Concert: Gordon Stewart - 6 January

Gordon Stewart begins 2020 with a varied programme of music from five countries, several of which have never been performed in season before. The final piece is the wonderful first movement of Widor's sixth symphony. .....Read more

Violin, Cello and Piano Recital

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Violin, Cello and Piano Recital

Jessica Burroughs makes a welcome return to the Lunchtime Concert Season with fellow Opera North string musician, Byron Parish. With Opera North's Head of Music, David Cowan, on piano, the trio will perform Brahms' B Maj.....Read more

Orchestra of Opera North: The Firebird

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Orchestra of Opera North: The Firebird

Steiner, Korngold, Prokofiev, Stravinsky A real orchestral treat. Rising star Kristïne Balanas makes her Kirklees Concert Season debut in a night of drama, romance and legend. Perfect for anyone dipping a toe into orc.....Read more

Organ Concert: Christopher Stokes - 20 January

Mon 20 Jan 2020

Organ Concert: Christopher Stokes - 20 January

Christopher Stokes, organist at Manchester Cathedral since 1992, has chosen a programme in two halves; the first French, the second English. One piece to note is the Suite Laudate Dominum by Peter Hurford, who died in Ma.....Read more

David Pipe (Organ)

Thu 23 Jan 2020

David Pipe (Organ)

Thursday 23rd January, 1:15pm David Pipe, newly-appointed Head of Organ at the University of Huddersfield, gives a recital on the renowned Wood organ in St Paul’s Hall, including works by J. S. Bach, Jean Guillou and .....Read more

Lauren Kinsella Trio

Thu 30 Jan 2020

Lauren Kinsella Trio

Thursday 30th January, 1:15pm Lauren Kinsella (compositions, voice), Tom Challenger (tenor saxophone) and Dave Smith (drums) Lauren Kinsella is an Irish vocalist based in London. Known for embracing ‘an entirely ne.....Read more

Macrame Plant Hangers at Crafty Praxis, Huddersfield Tues 14th

Tue 14 Jan 2020

Macrame Plant Hangers at Crafty Praxis, Huddersfield Tues 14th

This session we'll be making our own macrame plant hangers from a variety of cords and recycled t-shirts. It's the perfect craft for anyone who's window ledges are overflowing with plants! You'll learn all the macrame kn.....Read more

Huddersfield Music Society Castallian String Quartet

Mon 13 Jan 2020

Huddersfield Music Society Castallian String Quartet

This quartet was fiunded in 2011, and has performed widely in Europe. They are playing Haydn: Quartet in F major, op 77 no 2 Dutilleux: Quartet Ainsi la nuit Beethoven: Quartet in A minor, op 132..Read more

Absurd Person Singular

Fri 24 to Sat 25 Jan 2020 (2 days)

Absurd Person Singular

Direct from a New York run, Dick & Lottie present Alan Ayckbourn’s classic comedy. Follow The Hopcrofts, The Jacksons and the Brewster-Wrights as they manoeuvre disastrous drinks, social scheming and Christmas catastr.....Read more

University Pop Ensembles

Wed 15 to Thu 16 Jan 2020 (2 days)

University Pop Ensembles

Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th January, 7pm Free entry Students from the University’s Music and Music Technology courses perform in a range of bands including both covers and original material...Read more

Year Three Drama Performance - B

Sun 19 to Tue 21 Jan 2020 (3 days)

Year Three Drama Performance - B

Sunday 19th - Tuesday 21st January, 7:30pm Call me Beatrice. Call me Betty. Call me B. Beatrice is a woman living in France. Beatrice is a character played by a dozen different women. Beatrice lives with a man and li.....Read more

The Knight of the Burning Pestle

Thu 23 to Sat 25 Jan 2020 (3 days)

The Knight of the Burning Pestle

Thursday 23rd - Saturday 25th January, 7:30pm A theatre company is attempting to perform a lovely romantic comedy called The London Merchant, about an apprentice in love with his master’s daughter, when they are inter.....Read more

Boeing-Boeing

Mon 27 Jan to Sat 01 Feb 2020 (6 days)

Boeing-Boeing

DLAP Entertainment Director: Guy Unsworth Sit back, relax and … start laughing! Bernard has managed to keep his three fiancés blissfully unaware of each other – until now. Three Flight Attendants, three differe.....Read more