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Find out about arts, cultural and creative events in Kirklees, West Yorkshire - covering Huddersfield, Holmfirth, Dewsbury, Batley and surrounding areas. 

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Writing: Making Your Mark Huddersfield

Thu 01 to Wed 28 Aug 2019 (4 weeks)

Writing: Making Your Mark Huddersfield

Our Writing: Making Your Mark exhibition draws on the themes of a new British Library exhibition, which spans five millennia and five continents, to deconstruct the art of writing and consider its future in the digital a.....Read more

Pirate Pearl & The Big Blue Monster

Sat 03 Aug 2019

Pirate Pearl & The Big Blue Monster

Little Blue Monster Ahoy there, land lubbers – hop aboard the good ship Mirabel and join our rollicking adventures on the high seas. Pirate Pearl lives with her crusty old crew, Barnacle the dog and Mr Puskins the .....Read more

Go Compose: Sound Design for Media

Sat 03 to Sun 04 Aug 2019 (2 days)

Go Compose: Sound Design for Media

Do you want to learn DJing, computer based music production, audio electronics and sound composition? The department of Music and Drama at the University of Huddersfield, in partnership with Yorkshire Sound Women Net.....Read more

Drop in Family Art Day

Wed 07 Aug 2019

Drop in Family Art Day

1pm-3pm Be creative and try out something new at our drop-in art and craft sessions, something a little different to spark the interests of both parents and children. £2 per child..Read more

Fabric Lenny

Sat 10 Aug 2019

Fabric Lenny

Join artist Fabric Lenny in this fun hands-on family workshop where you'll combine photography and drawing techniques with cool graffiti inspired materials to make an original artwork and make your mark. Children mus.....Read more

Go Compose: Everyday Everywhere is a Sound

Sat 10 to Sun 11 Aug 2019 (2 days)

Go Compose: Everyday Everywhere is a Sound

Do you want to learn DJing, computer based music production, audio electronics and sound composition? The department of Music and Drama at the University of Huddersfield, in partnership with Yorkshire Sound Women Net.....Read more

Drawing and painting class (Wednesday afternoon)

Wed 07 Aug to Wed 09 Oct 2019 (2 months)

Drawing and painting class (Wednesday afternoon)

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

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Huddersfield Raspberry Jam

Meet like minded people and learn to code with Raspberry Pi and micro:bit. Make games, animations, and websites in programmes like Scratch and Python. No coding experience necessary bur you should be able to use a.....Read more

Go Compose: Make Music with Light and Electronics

Sat 17 to Sun 18 Aug 2019 (2 days)

Go Compose: Make Music with Light and Electronics

Do you want to learn DJing, computer based music production, audio electronics and sound composition? The department of Music and Drama at the University of Huddersfield, in partnership with Yorkshire Sound Women Net.....Read more

Mon 19 Aug 2019

MIni-Tech Jam

Take part in this min-tech jam and program, code and play with tech. Make your own model to test, trial and take home. Suitable for age 8+. parents/Carers are welcome to stay and help their child. Booking is essentia.....Read more

Mon 19 Aug 2019

Space Chase: Summer Reading Challenge

Join this intergalactic Love Science workshop and launch an Apollo rocket, make an LED light up lunar module and create and take home a colour changing alien. Don't forget to look our for more Space Chase events and .....Read more

Wed 21 Aug 2019

MIni-Tech Jam

Take part in this mini-tech jam and programme, code and play with tech. Make your own model to test, trial and take home. Suitable for age 8+. Parents/Carers are welcome to stay and help their child. Booking is essen.....Read more

Drop in Family Art Day

Wed 21 Aug 2019

Drop in Family Art Day

1pm-3pm Be creative and try out something new at our drop-in art and craft sessions, something a little different to spark the interests of both parents and children. £2 per child..Read more

Thu 22 Aug 2019

MIni-Tech Jam

Take part in this mini-tech jam and program, code and play with tech. Make your own model to test, trial and take home. Suitable for age 8+. Parents/Carers are welcome to stay and help their child. If you like th.....Read more

Terrarium & Mini Macrame Workshop at The Peppercorn

Thu 29 Aug 2019

Terrarium & Mini Macrame Workshop at The Peppercorn

In this session you will learn how to make perfect terrariums with a selection of succulents, alpines and other small plants. You'll learn the best way to layer up soil, where to find some of these plants free, and there.....Read more