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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

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

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

One Night Only

Wed 08 May 2019

One Night Only

Join us for One Night Only, a high energy show demonstrating the huge range of dance talent at Huddersfield New College. Guests will be able to enjoy a range of styles including contemporary, jazz, musical theatre and.....Read more

Comedy Cellar: Nige & Jack Carroll

Thu 09 May 2019

Comedy Cellar: Nige & Jack Carroll

Intimate, atmospheric and relaxed, our perennially popular monthly Comedy Cellars are the perfect way to experience stand-up in all its spontaneous, electrifying glory. NIGE (KEITH CARTER) As seen on Jason Manford’s .....Read more

University of Huddersfield Pop Ensembles

Thu 09 to Fri 10 May 2019 (2 days)

University of Huddersfield Pop Ensembles

Wednesday 9th & 10th May 7:30pm Phipps Concert Hall Second and final year students perform original songs and covers from a variety of genres including blues, funk, prog and reggae...Read more

GNUF 2019 - A Grand Northern Ukulele Festival

Thu 09 to Sun 12 May 2019 (4 days)

GNUF 2019 - A Grand Northern Ukulele Festival

More fun that you could shake a ukulele at! After 7 successful years, GNUF (A Grand Northern Ukulele Festival) returns to Huddersfield with the world's best in ukulele music as well a loads of new & exciting things tak.....Read more

Ruby Wax: How To Be Human

Fri 10 May 2019

Ruby Wax: How To Be Human

We can’t stop the future from arriving, no matter what drugs we’re on. But even if nearly every part of us becomes robotic, mechanical fingers crossed we’ll still have our minds. Hopefully we’ll use them for things lik.....Read more

All That Jazz

Sat 11 May 2019

All That Jazz

11th May 2019, 7:30pm Start the car, I know a whoopee spot where the gin is cold but the piano’s hot. It’s just a noisy hall … and Stravinsky: The Ebony Concerto Shostakovich: Jazz Suite No 2 Glazunov: Saxophone .....Read more

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival

Sat 11 to Sun 12 May 2019 (2 days)

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival

Voted, ‘Best Ukulele Festival’, Britain’s quirkiest, boldest and most welcoming festival is back! GNUF – A Grand Northern Ukulele Festival is one-of-a-kind featuring ukuleles and so much more – there is truly something f.....Read more

Drawing and painting class (Saturday morning)

Sat 04 May to Sat 20 Jul 2019 (3 months)

Drawing and painting class (Saturday morning)

This class is a very practical and skills-based session. You can expect to learn about the various aspects of image making- perspective, tone, colour, mark making, composition and other formal elements. You’ll gain the s.....Read more

The Gondoliers

Wed 15 to Sun 19 May 2019 (5 days)

The Gondoliers

The Gondoliers tells the story of two charming Venetian gondoliers who are informed that, due to an error of identity when they were young boys, one of them is the heir to the throne of Barataria. Featuring some of Su.....Read more

Russian Art in the Service of the Revolution: The Soviet Myth

Thu 16 May 2019

Russian Art in the Service of the Revolution: The Soviet Myth

Lecture by Natalia Murray at 7.30pm. (Doors open 7.00pm) Already in 1917 the leader of the new Bolshevik State, Vladimir Lenin, proclaimed that culture should support political needs, which effectively meant that all cu.....Read more

Roger Davies & His Band

Sat 18 May 2019

Roger Davies & His Band

Roger Davies & His Band are guaranteed to please with their positive, upbeat, celebratory self-penned songs. Not quite folk, not quite rock, not quite pop, but somewhere in-between with great songs expertly performed .....Read more

The Weather House

Sat 18 May 2019

The Weather House

Stormy Walter and Sunny Dawn live in a Weather House where they tell climatic tales with warm and windy songs, puppetry and amazing magic tricks. The Weather House has been created by children in Kirklees and multi-ta.....Read more

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