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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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WOVEN in Practice conference

Fri 23 to Sat 24 Apr 2021 (2 days)

WOVEN in Practice conference

In June 2021, the WOVEN in Kirklees will host its second festival. The first festival took place in 2019. Initiated and funded by Kirklees Council, it was owned by everyone, from community groups, to industry, cultural o.....Read more

Makers Market - Slaithwaite

Sat 08 Jun 2019

Makers Market - Slaithwaite

Made Beautifully Here present a luxury Makers Market for WOVEN that will showcase how Kirklees is home to some of the finest makers in the country, whose wares are often only available online. This is an opportunity to f.....Read more

Woven in a Day - Dewsbury Town Centre

Sat 08 Jun 2019

Woven in a Day - Dewsbury Town Centre

Experience WOVEN in one day as Dewsbury town centre is taken over with textile themed activities. And you can join in with the The Big Knit at the same time. Activities include an Upcycle Challenge where four teams ar.....Read more

The Big Knit - Batley Town Centre

Sat 08 Jun 2019

The Big Knit - Batley Town Centre

Join us in Batley between 12 noon and 4 pm to see our waterways themed sculpture made by the people of Kirklees, in collaboration with Yorkshire Sculpture Park resident artist Connor Shields, and proudly displayed in Bat.....Read more

Threads of Life: Clare Hunter in conversation

Sat 08 Jun 2019

Threads of Life: Clare Hunter in conversation

Join textile artist, curator and author of Threads of Life Clare Hunter in conversation with Dr Claire Barber, Senior Lecturer in Textiles at University of Huddersfield as they discuss a history of sewing and embroidery,.....Read more

Hidden From Sight: exploring the role textiles in the landscape

Sun 09 Jun 2019

Hidden From Sight: exploring the role textiles in the landscape

Come along to walk, make and sketch in the open air on the Pennine moors above Marsden. Our walk leader, who is a weaver and a researcher who works on textiles and landscape, will guide us on a walk of about three miles,.....Read more

The Big Textiles Day at Tolson Museum

Sun 09 Jun 2019

The Big Textiles Day at Tolson Museum

The Children’s Art School has teamed up with Tolson Museum to offer a fun, hands-on day for the whole family on Sunday 9 June. Find out more about Huddersfield’s rich textiles heritage and leave wearing your own creative.....Read more

The Big Knit – 10:12 train Huddersfield to Sheffield and back

Tue 11 Jun 2019

The Big Knit – 10:12 train Huddersfield to Sheffield and back

KNIT AND NATTER CROCHET CHATTER TRAIN! Join us on the 10.12 train from Huddersfield to Sheffield and back to knit/crochet the length of the train in bunting! Wool provided just bring needles. There will be a croche.....Read more

Ripping Yarns – Batley

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Ripping Yarns – Batley

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 1,000’s of wedd.....Read more

Tree Time at Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Tree Time at Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park

Take a glimpse behind the scenes of this Victorian mill owner's house and a mindful walk. Enjoy a private viewing of textile artifacts from the archives with a museum curator, followed by a slow and meditative walk g.....Read more

Hashtag Authentic: A social media masterclass with Sara Tasker

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Hashtag Authentic: A social media masterclass with Sara Tasker

A social media masterclass with Sara Tasker, a social media influencer, writer and creative business consultant who credits Instagram with changing her life. To book click here: http://bit.ly/HashtagAuthenticTickets .....Read more

Ripping Yarns - Dewsbury

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Ripping Yarns - Dewsbury

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

Spectacular Showcase of Textile Innovation

Fri 14 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

The Fabric of Our Craft at Temporary Contemporary

Fri 14 Jun 2019

The Fabric of Our Craft at Temporary Contemporary

Hosted by Parley at their new space Parlour, part of Temporary Contemporary in Queensgate Market, practitioners working or studying in fashion and textiles are invited to a round-table discussion and creative mapping act.....Read more

Textile Careers Fair

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Textile Careers Fair

The careers Fair at the Textile Centre of Excellence will feature many of the fashion and textile companies from the local area who are actively recruiting young people to work and learn with their businesses. The fair w.....Read more

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