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Upcycled Book Binding Workshop at Queenies

Thu 19 Sep 2019

Upcycled Book Binding Workshop at Queenies

In this session you will learn how to upcycle old hard back books into new notebooks using Coptic Book Binding techniques. There will be course notes for you to take home, with notes on what tools you've used and where y.....Read more

How Not To Drown

Mon 16 to Thu 19 Sep 2019 (4 days)

How Not To Drown

Award-winning theatre company, ThickSkin, returns to the stage with an action packed, highly visual production. In 2002, in the turmoil after the end of the Kosovan War, Dritan is sent on the notoriously perilous jour.....Read more

Belinda O'Hooley: Inversions

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Belinda O'Hooley: Inversions

A special evening of piano compositions from Belinda O’Hooley, one of the UK’s foremost folk musicians and half of award-winning duo O’Hooley and Tidow. Inversions showcases Belinda’s abilities as a composer and pian.....Read more

The Fire of Olympus

Sat 21 Sep 2019

The Fire of Olympus

Radius Opera. The Fire Of Olympus; or, On Sticking It To The Man tells the story of Prometheus and Pandora in a brand-new opera by Tim Benjamin, performed by the innovative mavericks Radius Opera. Zeus is the all-p.....Read more

Jason Byrne: Wrecked But Ready

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Jason Byrne: Wrecked But Ready

Jason Byrne returns with his brand-new show, Wrecked But Ready. After 23 consecutive years Jason is wrecked but he is as ever ready (which is a battery, but he’s more Duracell than Eveready). In particular the past ye.....Read more

SK2 Jazz Orchestra

Fri 27 Sep 2019

SK2 Jazz Orchestra

SK2 Jazz Orchestra. Dedicated to the timeless music of Stan Kenton, SK2 Jazz Orchestra bring together the crème de la crème of professional musicians from across the North of England for a powerful and highly energised e.....Read more

Strangers on a Train Set

Sat 28 Sep 2019

Strangers on a Train Set

LipService Theatre. Challenging a youth to turn down his music, Irene Sparrow, inventor of the left-handed crochet hook (patent pending, as seen on Dragon’s Den) finds herself under suspicion of murder after the train e.....Read more

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Tue 01 to Wed 02 Oct 2019 (2 days)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

MEI Theatrical Ltd. The timeless classic has made its way off the page and onto the stage. Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the critically acclaimed production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show features a menager.....Read more

Under Three Moons

Tue 01 to Sat 05 Oct 2019 (5 days)

Under Three Moons

Box of Tricks Theatre Company. “I bet when they get older they’re going to look back on tonight and say, that was a night that was, by that fire, that was a night.” Mike and Paul are mates. They drink, they smoke, .....Read more

FoWP Butterfly House

Thu 18 Apr to Thu 31 Oct 2019 (6 months)

FoWP Butterfly House

Fridays to Mondays until 31 October. 10am-4pm. Recently re-opened and run by the Friends of Wilton park. Why not call in and try you hand at becoming a lepidopterist... Free of charge! Regular events in the But.....Read more

Reasons To Stay Alive

Tue 08 to Sat 12 Oct 2019 (5 days)

Reasons To Stay Alive

Matt Haig An English Touring Theatre and Sheffield Theatres co-production. Imagined for the stage by Jonathan Watkins Adapted by April de Angelis At 24 Matt’s world collapsed and he could see no way to go on. .....Read more

The Rite of Spring & Left Unseen

Tue 15 Oct 2019

The Rite of Spring & Left Unseen

Phoenix Dance Theatre. Phoenix Dance Theatre present a culturally distinctive 21st century re-working of the iconic ballet, The Rite of Spring. For his first work created in the UK, Haitian contemporary and folklore c.....Read more

Count Arthur Strong: Is There Anybody Out There?

Wed 16 Oct 2019

Count Arthur Strong: Is There Anybody Out There?

As well as being the all-round entertainer we all know and love from the telly, Count Arthur Strong is also a lifelong fan of astronomy, since having been given a microscope, or whatever it is they use, for Christmas whe.....Read more

Dorian

Thu 17 Oct 2019

Dorian

Andrew McMillan and Proper Job Theatre Company. What if a portrait didn’t accurately reflect the life you’ve lived, but could be manipulated to show the life you wish you’d lived? What if your body was changing, but th.....Read more

October Comedy Cellar

Thu 17 Oct 2019

October Comedy Cellar

Join us for Huddersfield premiere comedy night. Acts this month: Danny McLoughlin As seen on Dave’s One Night Stand. Voted best MC in the UK in a poll of his fellow comedians. Theatre tour support for Sean Lock, Mic.....Read more

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