What's On

Events are added to the What's On page by artists and organisation and may not have been updated since the announcement of the lockdown in January.  Many will now take place online and you can use the search icon on the left to search 'online' for activities..  Due to regular changes brought about by the Covid-19 situation please check the organiser’s website or social media for up-to-date information.

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Christmas Festival

Sat 09 Dec 2017

Christmas Festival

Why not join the audience for a really friendly family concert...Read more

Luna Tunes 2

Tue 19 Feb 2019

Luna Tunes 2

Singing in celebrationg of February's full moon, also known as the Snow Moon. Guaranteed to be chilled, informal and fun; beginners, singers and those inbetween are very welcome. No previous harmony singing experience.....Read more

Libraries, Free ebooks and ... A Cuckoo

Tue 30 Jan 2018

Libraries, Free ebooks and ... A Cuckoo

FRIENDS OF HONLEY LIBRARY INVITE YOU TO AN EVENING WITH LOCAL AUTHOR, CHRIS LONGDEN Chris will be presenting her latest novel ‘Cuckoo in the Chocolate’ which is set in our very own Holme Valley! Chris has donat.....Read more

Reluctant Readers - Help at Hand

Sat 17 Mar 2018

Reluctant Readers - Help at Hand

HELPING YOUNG RELUCTANT READERS (Dyslexic, or otherwise) In partnership with Kirklees Libraries Do you know a young reluctant reader? Ever wondered why they don’t seem to love reading? Maybe they’ve been told that t.....Read more

The Hidden Muslim

Sun 22 Apr 2018

The Hidden Muslim

Come and hear about an astonishing discovery! Over 100 years passed before Robert Stanley's family found out that their ancestor was one of the earliest recorded Muslim converts in the UK. An by an even more incredibl.....Read more

Meet the Author - with Netherton Lassies

Mon 08 Oct 2018

Meet the Author - with Netherton Lassies

Chris Longden will be speaking to the good lassies of Netherton (HD4) to talk about what spurred her into the jump from writing non-fiction and into fiction. And then back again... Chris' latest novel - a comedy-drama.....Read more

Is there a book in YOU?

Mon 08 Oct 2018

Is there a book in YOU?

Chris Longden is giving a talk and a Q & A session in Netherton on Mon 8th Oct. Chris will be talking about her own (sometimes - unusual!) life and how she grasped the courage to begin her writing career. Whether y.....Read more

Secret Victorian Muslim - BRADFOR LIT FESTIVAL 7 JULY

Sun 07 Jul 2019

Secret Victorian Muslim - BRADFOR LIT FESTIVAL 7 JULY

Robert Stanley, working-class grocer and tea merchant in the north of England, converted to Islam becoming Brother Robert Reschid. Robert had been twice elected Mayor of Stalybridge in east Manchester from 1874-1876. .....Read more

Ashton Lad: Victorian 'Hidden' Muslim

Sat 21 Sep 2019

Ashton Lad: Victorian 'Hidden' Muslim

Robert Stanley was a respectable, northern working-class Victorian man who converted to Islam. But his family managed to keep his Muslim identity a secret - for nearly a century. Robert grew up in the cradle of Britai.....Read more

Northern Victorian Convert - Manchester & Challenging the World

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Northern Victorian Convert - Manchester & Challenging the World

Robert Stanley was a respectable, northern working-class Victorian man who converted to Islam. But his family managed to keep his Muslim identity a secret - for nearly a century. Robert grew up in the cradle of Britai.....Read more

Brother & Sister tackle Grandad... 'A Secret Victorian Muslim'

Sun 07 Jul 2019

Brother & Sister tackle Grandad... 'A Secret Victorian Muslim'

Difficult enough today - if a member of your family wants to convert to another religion, isn't it? Imagine what it would have been like in Victorian times. If you were northern, working class, conservative and 69 yea.....Read more

Robert Reschid Stanley, 'Hidden' Victorian Muslim - In Batley

Sat 26 Oct 2019

Robert Reschid Stanley, 'Hidden' Victorian Muslim - In Batley

TALK - AND BOOK LAUNCH FOR BATLEY Robert Stanley was northern and proud of it. He grew up in the cradle of Britain’s Industrial Revolution and began work at the age of 10. Self-educated, this grocer and tea-trader m.....Read more

Poetry etc. | Perceptions

Wed 28 Feb 2018

Poetry etc. | Perceptions

Our third Poetry etc. event will take place Wednesday 28th Feb at Northern Quarter, Huddersfield. The idea behind the night is to create a space for people to create and play with what they're working on, try new things,.....Read more

Project 480/270

Wed 14 Mar 2018

Project 480/270

The team behind Project 480/270 are happy to announce the launch of a storytelling arts and crafts workshop taking place on the 14th of March at the Packhorse Shopping Centre, between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. This is a proj.....Read more

Concert of Music By JS Bach

Sun 13 May 2018

Concert of Music By JS Bach

On Sunday 13th May at 3pm at Christ Church, New Mill we are hosting a concert by the celebrated violinist Thomas Bowes. Thomas Bowes is widely recognised as one of the UK’s most versatile and accomplished violinists .....Read more

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