What's On

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) none of the events listed in this What's On section will be taking place unless they are online events.  Events in this section of the website are added by artists and arts organisations themselves and they may not have updated their event on here. Please check the organiser’s website or social media for up-to-date information on any activity they may be doing online. You can also look at our What's Online page for online activities.

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Talk: Ripping Yarns with Alistair I MacDonald

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Talk: Ripping Yarns with Alistair I MacDonald

Ripping Yarns is a series of short films from the Kirklees textile trade by Alistair I MacDonald which explore the innovative businesses in Kirklees who are pioneering practices such as recycling unwanted clothes in orde.....Read more

Where There's Muck, There's Bras with Kate Fox

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Where There's Muck, There's Bras with Kate Fox

Where There's Muck, There's Bras is a funny and thought provoking show of stand up storytelling and spoken word about Northern women you've heard of, and ones you haven't! From Hylda Baker to Helen Sharman, Betty Boothro.....Read more

Spectacular Showcase of Textile Innovation

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Spectacular Showcase of Textile Innovation

The Spectacular Showcase of Textile Innovation will shine a spotlight on the incredible scientific and creative innovation taking place in the textile industry today. Scientists, businesses and artists are continually ex.....Read more

Makers Market - Huddersfield

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Makers Market - Huddersfield

WOVEN Makers market will take place across two venues in Huddersfield on Saturday 15 June. Join selected makers in the beautiful settings of the Lawrence Batley Theatre Courtyard and Byram Arcade. Find out what amazin.....Read more

Wool Walk - Made in Huddersfield

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Wool Walk - Made in Huddersfield

A weird, wonderful and unbeWEAVEable scavenger hunt. Get your family or team of friends together to take on this woolly walk through Huddersfield! Pick up your trail map from the Spectacular Showcase at the University.....Read more

Ripping Yarns - Mirfield

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Ripping Yarns - Mirfield

Six short films by Alistair I MacDonald telling the stories behind some of our most innovative textile recycling businesses; turning old jeans into car interiors, creating yarn from nettles, and recycling 1000's of weddi.....Read more

How to be a Craftivist: Art of Gentle Protest by Sarah Corbett

Sat 15 Jun 2019

How to be a Craftivist: Art of Gentle Protest by Sarah Corbett

If we want our world to be more beautiful, kind and fair then shouldn't our activism be more beautiful, kind and fair? That's what Sarah Corbett believes and will be showing how she is doing activism differently that .....Read more

Holmfirth Arts Festival Banner Parade

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Holmfirth Arts Festival Banner Parade

The Textile Banner Parade, created by Edgelands Arts with people from across the Holme Valley, and embracing the theme of Generations of Innovators, will fill the streets of Holmfirth with a riotous carnival of colour an.....Read more

Woven Into Song in Holmfirth

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Woven Into Song in Holmfirth

Woven Into Song is a performance of a new piece of music that will explore the stories of the South Asian communities who were drawn to Kirklees by the textile industry. Written by Boff Whalley, ex-Chumbawamba guitarist/.....Read more

Word Weavers Cabaret

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Word Weavers Cabaret

The word weavers cabaret brings together poets from across Kirklees in celebration of words spoken and written. Hosted by spoken word artist Rose Condo, the event will feature some of the best poets in the district. The .....Read more

WOVEN Open Planning Meeting 2 July 2020

Thu 02 Jul 2020

WOVEN Open Planning Meeting 2 July 2020

Join WOVEN for the next WOVEN Open Planning Meeting. These meetings happen quarterly and are for anyone interested in planning for the WOVEN Festival 2021 (and ongoing activity). All welcome! You don’t have to have been .....Read more