What's On

Events are added to the What's On page by artists and organisation and may be taking place online or in a socially distanced way.  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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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

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

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

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

Kirklees Pandemic Creativity Project

Sat 10 Oct to Thu 31 Dec 2020 (3 months)

Kirklees Pandemic Creativity Project

Many found creativity, in any form, a lifeline at supporting them through the Lockdown and Global Pandemic that we have found ourselves in throughout most of 2020. Life has changed and we have faced many challenges and i.....Read more

The Tree of Hope exhibition and interactive art project

Thu 01 Oct to Wed 23 Dec 2020 (3 months)

The Tree of Hope exhibition and interactive art project

Please read below to find out how you can get involved in this project; The tree of hope was created as a result of my observations during lockdown, I have learned about loneliness and despair that so many people expe.....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