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We'll Sing World Premiere

Sat 28 Nov 2020

We'll Sing World Premiere

*Free Event! Lyrics by Poet Laureate Simon Armitage with music by composers Cheryl Frances-Hoad and Daniel Kidane. Huddersfield Choral Society commissions two new works in response to COVID-19 inspired by its members.....Read more

Sources Of The Holocaust And From Concentration Camps at Arolsen

Thu 26 Nov 2020

Sources Of The Holocaust And From Concentration Camps at Arolsen

7pm GMT What can we learn from documents and objects from the past, and how can they help us connect to the people who produced or owned them? This free 1hr online talk by Anna Meier-Osiński and Dr Akim Jah from the .....Read more

Balls and Parties: Legendary Festivities CANCELLED

Thu 19 Nov 2020

Balls and Parties: Legendary Festivities CANCELLED

Lecture by Dr Benjamin Wild at 7.15pm. (Doors open 6.30pm) Looking beneath the shimmer and glitter of four costumed events, from the Devonshire House Ball of 1897 to the Rothschild’s Proust Ball of 1971, this illustrate.....Read more

Where is Queer Love in our Memories of Genocides?

Thu 19 Nov 2020

Where is Queer Love in our Memories of Genocides?

7pm GMT What happened to queer love in our memories of genocides? In this free 1hr online talk, Dr. Anna Hájková and Dr. Damir Arsenijević answer this question in the contexts of the Holocaust and the Bosnian war...Read more

Jewish Refugees find a Haven in the Dominican Republic

Thu 12 Nov 2020

Jewish Refugees find a Haven in the Dominican Republic

Where did Jewish refugees find new homes after escaping Nazi persecution? Join us at 6pm GMT for a free 1hr online talk by Dr Marion Kaplan about how some Jewish refugees adapted to a new life across an ocean in the Dom.....Read more

Guitar workshop (Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival)

Sun 25 Oct 2020

Guitar workshop (Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival)

Charlotte Carrivick is a gifted multi-instrumentalist and acclaimed guitarist with UK bluegrass sensations Midnight Skyracer, among her many projects. Her workshop will look at the flatpicking technique used in bluegrass.....Read more

Dance Workshop (Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival)

Sun 25 Oct 2020

Dance Workshop (Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival)

Evie Ladin from California will lead a fun and lively percussive dance workshop. Evie is a sensational dancer, singer and musician and is also the leader and choreographer of all-female percussive dance company MoToR/dan.....Read more

True North Music presents the Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival

Sat 24 to Sun 25 Oct 2020 (2 days)

True North Music presents the Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival

This special live streamed virtual music festival will feature a line-up of exceptional bluegrass, Americana and folk/roots artists from the USA and UK. The live streamed concerts will run from 7pm - 10.30pm approx (UK t.....Read more

Songwriting Workshop (Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival)

Sat 24 Oct 2020

Songwriting Workshop (Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival)

Cara Luft and JD Edwards are talented and charismatic singer-songwriters who usually tour the globe as mighty Canadian folk/roots duo The Small Glories. They will discuss the songwriting process using their own award-win.....Read more

Huddersfield Art Society 124th Exhibition

Sat 26 Sep to Sat 24 Oct 2020 (1 month)

Huddersfield Art Society 124th Exhibition

Huddersfield Art Society is proud to announce that it is holding its 12th Annual Exhibition This year, due to the Covid 19 issues we are holding it online only but there are still over 40 artists exhibiting in excess of .....Read more

Whistler v Ruskin: A Pot of Paint in the Public's Face CANCELLED

Thu 15 Oct 2020

Whistler v Ruskin: A Pot of Paint in the Public's Face CANCELLED

Lecture by Lizzie Darbyshire at 7.15pm. (Doors open 6.30pm) When the artist Whistler displayed his Nocturne in Black and Gold: the Falling Rocket at the Grosvenor Gallery in 1877, the revered art critic John Ruskin accu.....Read more

A Book In YOU?

Thu 01 to Fri 02 Oct 2020 (2 days)

A Book In YOU?

Ever wondered if there is 'a book in you'? Join the newly appointed WRITER IN RESIDENCE FOR KIRKLEES and find out! (Was LIVE via Kirklees Libraries - but now on 'watch again' via KL YouTube)..Read more

Writing Fact, Writing Fiction - or blending for FACTION

Thu 01 to Fri 02 Oct 2020 (2 days)

Writing Fact, Writing Fiction - or blending for FACTION

Join Chris Longden, newly- appointed Writer in Residence for Kirklees, to find out more about a writing career in fiction, non-fiction - or in blending the two to become 'faction.' Chris will be joined by Kirklees libra.....Read more

Reluctant Readers? Help and Advice

Thu 24 to Fri 25 Sep 2020 (2 days)

Reluctant Readers? Help and Advice

FREE ADVICE PANEL! For parents, relatives and teachers/carers for children aged 4-18 who might be battling with enthusiasm for reading; issues such as dyslexia, too much 'screen time' and 'getting bored with the clas.....Read more

The Transformation of English Provincial Towns CANCELLED

Thu 17 Sep 2020

The Transformation of English Provincial Towns CANCELLED

Lecture by Carolyn Knight at 7.15pm. (Doors open 6.30pm) CANCELLED Provincial towns developed substantially over the 18th century, with elegant new buildings providing spaces for social life: assembly rooms for dances a.....Read more

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