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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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Chantel McGregor with support from Highway 62

Sat 27 Apr 2019

Chantel McGregor with support from Highway 62

CHANTEL McGREGOR A female guitar prodigy, at fourteen Chantel was told by major labels that she had a "great voice, but girls don't play guitar like that!" Wisely ignoring the comments, she enrolled at the Leeds Colle.....Read more

Swap Shop Sew

Sat 27 Apr 2019

Swap Shop Sew

Swap Shop Sew is BACK! Put the date in your diary and start putting your swap collection together. An afternoon of upcycling workshops, shopping in the ethical and handmade marketplace, Fairtrade refreshments and.....Read more

Swap Shop Sew

Sat 27 Apr 2019

Swap Shop Sew

Swap Shop Sew is the leading sustainable fashion event in Kirklees, returning to Holmfirth and now in it's 3rd year! Free to attend, Swap Shop Sew brings together three main elements to help the community move towards.....Read more

Etching Weekend – April

Sat 27 to Sun 28 Apr 2019 (2 days)

Etching Weekend – April

Tutor: Kate Desforges This course is all about learning the basics of etching. You will learn how to use hard ground, soft ground and aquatint to enable you to create a wide variety of marks and effects. Hard ground p.....Read more

Introduction to Jewellery-making Course

Sat 27 to Sun 28 Apr 2019 (2 days)

Introduction to Jewellery-making Course

This two-day course is designed to give you a full introduction to the tools and methods of basic jewellery-making. With a class of just four students, in his new, fully equipped studio, Karl will guide you through t.....Read more

The Human Figure

Sat 06 Apr to Sat 11 May 2019 (1 month)

The Human Figure

6th April – 11th May 2019 This exhibition showcases the work of 8 artists who are members of WYPW and who use the Human Figure in their work. Each one approaches their medium and their subject in diverse ways. For som.....Read more

Henry Morris felting workshops

Fri 22 Mar to Fri 03 May 2019 (1 month)

Henry Morris felting workshops

Felting workshops at the popup shop in the queensgate market running every Friday for two months from 9am till 5pm come down and create some felted accessories the workshops started on the Friday 22nd of march and will b.....Read more

Free personalised radio show recording | Breathing Space Radio

Thu 14 Mar to Tue 30 Apr 2019 (2 months)

Free personalised radio show recording | Breathing Space Radio

Breathing Space Radio A chance to create a bespoke radio programme, in Hoot’s recording studio, about you and your life story. We’ll start with an initial meeting to prepare, and follow this with a recording session i.....Read more

Huddersfield Library: An Introduction to Calligraphy

Mon 29 Apr 2019

Huddersfield Library: An Introduction to Calligraphy

An event running as part of the Writing: Making Your Mark exhibition. An introduction to the art of calligraphy. Learn the basics and try your hand at some calligraphic techniques. Please note, attendees will need.....Read more

Elision

Mon 29 Apr 2019

Elision

Monday 29 April 2019 (postponed from 29 November 2018) 7:30pm St Paul's Hall Daryl Buckley, Peter Neville and Tristram Williams of Australia’s famed ELISION ensemble premiere new works by Huddersfield postgraduate c.....Read more

Macramé Plant Hangers Workshop - April 2019

Mon 29 Apr 2019

Macramé Plant Hangers Workshop - April 2019

Macramé Plant Hangers Workshop Create a perfect plant hanger using recycled materials. This retro craft mixes knotting and braiding to make a sturdy hammock for your plants. Monday 29th April .....Read more

Cats

Mon 29 Apr to Sat 04 May 2019 (6 days)

Cats

Huddersfield Light Opera Company The Jellicle Cats come out to play on one special night of the year – the night of the Jellicle Ball. One by one they tell their stories for the amusement of Old Deuteronomy, their wise .....Read more

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

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