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HLF2020 Preview

Tue 25 Feb 2020

HLF2020 Preview

£0.00 - £3.00 It’s Shrove Tuesday – and we’re celebrating with pancakes and the release of the HLF2020 brochure. Find out what’s in store and enjoy a poetry reading by Michael Stewart from the new edition of his co.....Read more

Postgraduate Research Showcase

Tue 25 Feb 2020

Postgraduate Research Showcase

Tuesday 25th February, 8pm Dejana Sekulic (violin) Front. In. Behind. Here. Now. An exploration of the physical ‘outer’ aspects of the performance and embodied ‘inner’ experiencing the sound. Front. In. Behind......Read more

University Flute Choir

Tue 25 Feb 2020

University Flute Choir

Thursday 27th February, 1:15pm Director Nichola Hunter The University Flute Choir presents a diverse programme of music for flutes large and small, including new student compositions...Read more

Saturday drop-in at MakerWorld

Sat 22 Feb to Sat 07 Mar 2020 (2 weeks)

Saturday drop-in at MakerWorld

Free drop-in Saturday workshops at MakerWorld, Piazza Shopping Centre. Bring you creative children for hands on making and creative fun: build a city, design a robot, make a mask or draw ion the windows. Creative fun f.....Read more

Kumihimo Braiding

Wed 26 Feb 2020

Kumihimo Braiding

Kumihimo Braiding This is a really engaging, easy to grasp, form of braiding using a disc to enable you to make professional looking jewellery. Wednesday 26th February 13:00 - 15:00.....Read more

Felting Workshop at Crafty Praxis - 26 Feb 2020

Wed 26 Feb 2020

Felting Workshop at Crafty Praxis - 26 Feb 2020

Its Woolly Wednesday at Crafty Praxis!! Part 2 - In this second session, we will use needle felting to embellish and finish the cases & bags made in the first session. No previous experience required. £20 per pers.....Read more

Village Art

Sat 08 Feb to Sat 07 Mar 2020 (1 month)

Village Art

Shelley Art Group first exhibition of 2020, in new exhibition spaces. A variety of artists in a variety of media...Read more

Rag Rugging

Thu 27 Feb 2020

Rag Rugging

Rag Rugging Learn how to do two rag rugging techniques and use a wide variety of materials to experiment with. Leave with a finished rag rug brooch or the start of a rag rug sampler or project. Thursday 27th February .....Read more

Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Thu 27 to Sat 29 Feb 2020 (3 days)

Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Thursday 27th - Saturday 29th February, Thursday and Friday 7:30pm, Saturday 2pm Year Two and Three music students present a dark musical thriller by Stephen Sondheim and Hugo Weller. Todd is a barber driven mad after.....Read more

Free Basket Weaving Course

Wed 26 Feb to Wed 25 Mar 2020 (1 month)

Free Basket Weaving Course

Join our fabulous tutor Byron for a free course on how to weave baskets. 5 weeks from Wednesday 26th February until 25th March. 6pm - 8pm...Read more

Crafty Praxis Woolly Wednesday Workshops

Wed 29 Jan to Sun 29 Mar 2020 (2 months)

Crafty Praxis Woolly Wednesday Workshops

Crafty Praxis Woolly Wednesday Workshops! Due to popular demand, we have now launched a range of fibre related workshops on Wednesday evenings. There are plenty of different ones to choose from, all run by experts from t.....Read more

Drawing and Painting Classes for the beginner and improver.

Wed 22 Jan to Wed 25 Mar 2020 (2 months)

Drawing and Painting Classes for the beginner and improver.

This class is a very practical and skills-based session. You can expect to learn about the various aspects of image making- perspective, tone, colour, mark making, composition and other formal elements. You’ll gain the s.....Read more

Dewsbury 'Not-the-Fringe' Festival

Tue 25 Feb to Tue 12 May 2020 (3 months)

Dewsbury 'Not-the-Fringe' Festival

The Dewsbury ‘Not-The-Fringe’ Festival: a series of lunch-time events presented by Manasamitra in partnership with Dewsbury Minster. Working with local artists and up to 100 people. we aim to develop a regular and ongoi.....Read more

Amazing Acapella Holmfirth

Fri 10 Jan to Fri 03 Apr 2020 (3 months)

Amazing Acapella Holmfirth

Do come along to my lovely drop-in singing group - you'll get a warm welcome, lots of smiles and some great singing! Drop-in singing group for all with Jenny Goodman - no auditions, no solos (except by choice!) all so.....Read more

An extra day for Poetry in the Park!

Sat 29 Feb 2020

An extra day for Poetry in the Park!

As 2020 is a leap year, we get an extra day at the end of February. Why not spend some of it at a poetry readaround in Greenhead Park on Saturday 29 February, 1pm to 3pm in the pavilion by the bowling greens. It's open t.....Read more

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