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Slaithwaite Library: Trees in Mind: A creative writing workshop

Wed 01 May 2019

Slaithwaite Library: Trees in Mind: A creative writing workshop

Trees In Mind project is offering a series of creative writing workshops across the Colne Valley to immortalise the journey of the valley during World War One. From individual stories on the front to the women’s suffrage.....Read more

Rag Rug Brooches Workshop - May 2019

Wed 01 May 2019

Rag Rug Brooches Workshop - May 2019

Rag Rug Brooches Workshop Create your own brooches using rag rug techniques, Suffolk puffs and buttons. . Wednesday 1st May 13:00 - 15:00 £6 per person, Advance booking req.....Read more

Lino Printing at Crafty Praxis, 1/5/19 7-9

Wed 01 May 2019

Lino Printing at Crafty Praxis, 1/5/19 7-9

This workshop is perfect for anyone who likes drawing and print making. Lino has a really lovely quality that prints in a bold and slightly rustic way. In this session you will learn how to cut lino perfectly with a vari.....Read more

Temporary Contemporary Happening

Wed 01 May 2019

Temporary Contemporary Happening

Join us for the next Temporary Contemporary Happening which will be happening in the afternoon of 1 May 2019 from 2-5pm and all will be welcome. The evening will feature a market gallery preview of Charlotte Goldthor.....Read more

Market Showcase End of Year Show

Wed 01 to Tue 07 May 2019 (1 week)

Market Showcase End of Year Show

Y2: End of Year Show - BA (Hons) Contemporary Art Illustration (second years). 1-7 May 2019. Preview 1 May 2019 from 2-5..Read more

Mindful Art session 12:30pm - 1pm

Fri 03 May 2019

Mindful Art session 12:30pm - 1pm

12.30pm-1pm FREE Join us for our free Mindful Art Session, using mindfulness techniques to explore an artwork at the gallery. Suitable for adults, no experience of Mindfulness is necessary. This is a great way.....Read more

PRINT DAY IN MAY 2019!

Sat 04 May 2019

PRINT DAY IN MAY 2019!

PRINT DAY IN MAY! Saturday 4th May 2019 10.30am – 3pm Free admission, no booking necessary Suggested donation for activities £2 per head On Saturday 4th May we will open our doors once again to celebrate PRINT D.....Read more

Flower Painting with Debbie George

Sat 04 May 2019

Flower Painting with Debbie George

Debbie George is a well-known artist, based in Holmfirth, whose work is inspired by her passion for flowers and the objects with which she surrounds herself - from ceramics to fruits, feathers and stones. Her paintings h.....Read more

Mindful Drawing Workshop with Maggie O'Keefe

Sat 04 May 2019

Mindful Drawing Workshop with Maggie O'Keefe

11am-1pm Join artist Maggie O’Keefe for a mindful approach to drawing inspired by the artwork on display at the gallery. Suitable for adults, no experience necessary. £11.25 per person including materials. Book v.....Read more

Painting of the Month talk with Simon Poë

Sat 04 May 2019

Painting of the Month talk with Simon Poë

1pm Join Art Historian Simon Poë for an in-depth look at 'Still Life with Flowers' by Matthew Smith (1879-1959) Meet by 'Still Life with Flowers' in Gallery Five. FREE..Read more

Yellow Goose Dance 9 - A Foxy Trot

Sat 04 to Sun 05 May 2019 (2 days)

Yellow Goose Dance 9 - A Foxy Trot

Yellow Goose Dance returns for another fun-packed evening of live music and dance at Bates Mill Photographic Studio. Same brilliant 10 piece band, same magnificent dance teacher, same magic and mayhem on the dance floor......Read more

Bedroom Farce - by Alan Ayckbourn

Sat 04 to Sat 11 May 2019 (1 week)

Bedroom Farce - by Alan Ayckbourn

One of the great plays by Alan Ayckbourn! A couple, whose marriage is on the rocks, inflict their miseries on their nearest and dearest, during one endless Saturday night. Tempers and domestic order are ruffled, leadi.....Read more

Robyn Hitchcock at Huddersfield Library

Sun 05 May 2019

Robyn Hitchcock at Huddersfield Library

A Kirklees Libraries and Get it Loud in Libraries presentation. "Robyn Hitchcock is one of England's most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artis.....Read more

Friday Night Jive - May 2019

Fri 03 to Fri 31 May 2019 (1 month)

Friday Night Jive - May 2019

Quality live bands & artists representing music styles such as funk, soul, reggae, jazz, world, balkan, afrobeat, blues, hip-hop, swing, electronic, jump and jive. FREE ENTRY. May 3d - X-Ray Cat Trio Mixing Surf, Roc.....Read more

Maypole Monday

Mon 06 May 2019

Maypole Monday

1pm-4pm Maypole and country dancing demonstrations on the hall’s rear lawn. Come and have a go yourself! Dancing at 1.30pm, 2.30pm & 3.30pm. Organised by the Friends of Oakwell Hall with music from the Leeds Waits. .....Read more

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