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Summer Activities - Explore the World

Tue 21 Aug 2018

Summer Activities - Explore the World

12noon-4pm Go global! Follow in the footsteps of the Bagshaw family with summer activities and crafts, highlighting their travels around the world and bringing international culture to the museum. £2 per child. All age.....Read more

Writer's Cafe - monthly meet ups

Tue 21 Aug 2018

Writer's Cafe - monthly meet ups

Writer's Cafe is a monthly meet-up (3rd Tuesday in each month) for like-minded creatives! Share your experiences, creative writing practice, questions and ideas over a hot cup of tea or coffee! Upcoming session dates:.....Read more

Writer's Cafe - August 2018

Tue 21 Aug 2018

Writer's Cafe - August 2018

Writer’s Cafe Join like-minded creatives for this monthly meet-up and share your experiences, creative writing practice, questions and ideas over a hot cup of tea or coffee! Tuesday 21st August .....Read more

Chamber Music with Zelkova

Sun 19 Aug 2018

Chamber Music with Zelkova

Come and hear Zelkova, award winning chamber group, playing Dvorak and Beethoven in our converted Cowshed. Expect sublime playing, dazzling virtuosity and 'one of the loveliest and most profound slow movements in Dvorak'.....Read more

Sally & Martha's Drama Workshop

Thu 09 to Tue 21 Aug 2018 (2 weeks)

Sally & Martha's Drama Workshop

August 9th 10am-2pm August 21st 10am-2pm FREE For children aged 11+ with special educational needs. Come and join Sally and Martha to explore the mining heritage of Victorian times. Have a fun time and make som.....Read more

Mary & Peggy's Drama Workshop

Thu 09 to Tue 21 Aug 2018 (2 weeks)

Mary & Peggy's Drama Workshop

August 10th 10am-2pm August 22nd 10am-2pm FREE For children aged 11+ with special educational needs. Come and join Mary and Peggy to explore the mining heritage of the pit village. Have a fun time and make some.....Read more

Mischief Lab

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Mischief Lab

Give the Bash Street Kids a run for their money by learning some cool science tricks with Love Science! Make slime to torment your family, create disappearing pictures and trick everyone with optical illusions—and tons o.....Read more

Mischief Lab

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Mischief Lab

Give the Bash Street Kids a run for their money by learning some cool science tricks with Love Science! Make slime to torment your family, create disappearing pictures and trick everyone with optical illusions—and tons o.....Read more

Wacky Wednesday Seaside Special

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Wacky Wednesday Seaside Special

Join us for our Wacky Wednesday Seaside Special. You are here | Home | What's On | Wacky Wednesday Seaside Special Wacky Wednesday Seaside Special Wacky Wednesday Seaside Special Wedn.....Read more

Japanese Printed Textiles Workshop - 3 day activity

Thu 09 to Thu 23 Aug 2018 (2 weeks)

Japanese Printed Textiles Workshop - 3 day activity

Age 13+ Discover the exciting world of Japanese hand-printed textiles. Furoshiki are a type of traditional Japanese wrapping cloth traditionally used to transport gifts or other goods. Suggested donation £2+ S.....Read more

Mischief Lab

Thu 23 Aug 2018

Mischief Lab

Give the Bash Street Kids a run for their money by learning some cool science tricks with Love Science! Make slime to torment your family, create disappearing pictures and trick everyone with optical illusions—and tons o.....Read more

Mischief Lab

Thu 23 Aug 2018

Mischief Lab

Give the Bash Street Kids a run for their money by learning some cool science tricks with Love Science! Make slime to torment your family, create disappearing pictures and trick everyone with optical illusions—and tons o.....Read more

Braid a Necklace - August 2018

Thu 23 Aug 2018

Braid a Necklace - August 2018

Braid a Necklace Workshop This workshop will teach you how to upcycle a T-shirt into a really versatile yarn and then how to transform this into chunky statement jewellery. Learn a variety of braiding techniques and .....Read more

Drop in Family Art Days

Thu 23 Aug 2018

Drop in Family Art Days

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

Slow Loris - Small Seeds, Huddersfield

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Slow Loris - Small Seeds, Huddersfield

'Friday Night Jive' presents.... SLOW LORIS Friday 17th August - Small Seeds, Huddersfield FREE ENTRY Slow Loris is a Leeds based Alt / Jazz group mixing hip-hop, metal and contemporary sounds. Mad vibes! Slow L.....Read more

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