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Audio brochure available for Kirklees Concert Season 17-18

Tue 22 Aug 2017

Audio brochure available for Kirklees Concert Season 17-18

An audio brochure is now available for the Kirklees Concert Season 2017-18. Opera North and Kirklees Council present a fantastic and varied programme at Huddersfield and Dewsbury Town Halls from September 2017 to Ma.....Read more

Inky Fingers Print club - tomorrow

Mon 21 Aug 2017

Inky Fingers Print club - tomorrow

Inky Fingers Print club – 8-12 years Tue 22 August 2.00pm – 3.30pm £6.00 Summer holiday children’s workshop exploring Monoprint and relief printing Layering and combining playful print making methods to create.....Read more

FREE accredited Mental Health First Aid Training

Wed 16 Aug 2017

FREE accredited Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid Training (MHFA) Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (MHFA Youth) Free Accredited training provided by Harmless CIC and funded by Kirklees Council district committees for Batley & Spen, Hudder.....Read more

How to create an equal opps policy? Voluntary Arts briefing

Wed 16 Aug 2017

How to create an equal opps policy? Voluntary Arts briefing

Making sure everyone has equal access to participate and enjoy a group's creative activities is important but if you don't have a clear equal opportunities policy, it can be hard to be clear on your group's approach and .....Read more

Storytelling and drawing with Gillian Tyler, tomorrow.

Wed 16 Aug 2017

Storytelling and drawing with Gillian Tyler, tomorrow.

‘The Snail House’ with Gillian Tyler Tomorrow, 2.00 – 3.00 pm. £3.00 Join Gillian Tyler Illustration tomorrow for story telling. Meet some real live snails and have ago at drawing them! Summer Holiday Family.....Read more

Story Boat Workshop with Lisa Stubbs tomorrow

Mon 14 Aug 2017

Story Boat Workshop with Lisa Stubbs tomorrow

Still time to book a place on our 'Story Boat Workshop with Lisa Stubbs! £6.00 Tuesday 15th Aug 2.00 – 3.30pm Storytelling and Visual arts Workshop for 8 – 12 year olds. Make magic paper boats and set sail on a.....Read more

In the Guardian

Sun 13 Aug 2017

In the Guardian

Really pleased to have had my photo "Cat nap" included in this gallery. https://www.theguardian.com/community/gallery/2017/aug/13/cool-your-boots-readers-photos-on-the-theme-of-relax?CMP=share_btn_tw..Read more

Can success on the pitch revive Huddersfield’s fortunes?

Mon 14 Aug 2017

Can success on the pitch revive Huddersfield’s fortunes?

Really interesting and honest article by Julian Coman in the Observer recently about Huddersfield and how promotion of the Terriers into the Premier League might revive the town's fortunes and bring more prosperity. For.....Read more

WYPWcourses - Big Linocuts

Thu 10 Aug 2017

WYPWcourses - Big Linocuts

Ever wanted to learn how to make and print big linocuts? Then why not have a go at our 'Big Linocut' weekend course with artist Miriam Trent. This course will show you how to make big, bold, colourful linocuts using o.....Read more

WYPW children's workshops - Story Boat Workshop

Thu 10 Aug 2017

WYPW children's workshops - Story Boat Workshop

Our next children's workshop coming up is Lisa Stubb's 'Story Boat' Workshop £6.00 Tuesday 15 August 2pm – 3.30pm Storytelling and Visual arts Workshop for 8 – 12 year olds. Make magic paper boats and set sail o.....Read more

Finding a venue for creative groups - Voluntary Arts

Wed 09 Aug 2017

Finding a venue for creative groups - Voluntary Arts

Space is always at a premium and, for many voluntary arts groups, finding a venue to meet for rehearsals, workshops, performances or exhibitions is one of the most challenging tasks they face. Traditional community space.....Read more

Watercolour classes

Wed 09 Aug 2017

Watercolour classes

Have you been mystified by the magic of watercolour and often felt it is too unreachable to be explored on your own? Join our 5 week DAY course or 10 week EVENING course and discover your passion for colour washes, devel.....Read more

Art in the Pen, Skipton

Wed 09 Aug 2017

Art in the Pen, Skipton

Full Details at www.artinthepen.org.uk. Art in the Pen Skipton 2017 is our 12th annual event! Join us on Sat 12 & Sun 13 August 2017 at Skipton Auction Mart. The event includes over 190 exhibitors, free parking, free.....Read more

'Make me a Story' Children's workshop today!

Tue 08 Aug 2017

'Make me a Story' Children's workshop today!

Make me a Story' Children's workshop takes place today, join in on the fun from 2.00pm to 3.30pm. Create and illustrate your own hand made story books with children’s book illustrator Gillian Tyler. Children’s Summer .....Read more

One in three think classical music must drop ‘elitist’ tradition

Mon 07 Aug 2017

One in three think classical music must drop ‘elitist’ tradition

Almost half of respondents to a YouGov poll said more young children must learn a classical instrument if the artform is to survive. Elitist’ traditions and the perception that big classical music concerts always tak.....Read more

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