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Data protection changes - A burden and an opportunity

Fri 28 Jul 2017

Data protection changes - A burden and an opportunity

New data protection regulations come into force next May, and while some may see this as a burden, Live Music Now is seizing the opportunity to renew contact with its supporters. Evan Dawson and Emily Roberts explain how.....Read more

Frogs, Bears and Unicorns: The Art of Children’s Book Illustrati

Fri 28 Jul 2017

Frogs, Bears and Unicorns: The Art of Children’s Book Illustrati

This summer West Yorkshire Print Workshop celebrates the Art of Children’s illustration with Frogs Bears and Unicorns exhibition. Showcasing prints, sketchbooks and drawings from publications by artists and WYPW members .....Read more

ACE funding to Wise Children shows what's wrong with the arts

Thu 27 Jul 2017

ACE funding to Wise Children shows what's wrong with the arts

£2m in Arts Council funding for Emma Rice’s new company is everything that’s wrong with the arts If the national funder really cared about equality, it wouldn’t endorse a £2m application from a nine-day-old organisati.....Read more

Celebrating cultural philanthropists

Thu 27 Jul 2017

Celebrating cultural philanthropists

With only 1% of philanthropic giving going to the arts, Caroline McCormick shares her thoughts on how the sector can convince more people to give. In 2016, I launched the Achates Philanthropy Prize to celebrate first-.....Read more

MORE NEWS ABOUT HUDDERSFIELD MASALA TEA PARTY

Thu 27 Jul 2017

MORE NEWS ABOUT HUDDERSFIELD MASALA TEA PARTY

Save the Date! Our community event to mark the 70th anniversary of the partition of India into the independent nations of India and Pakistan is coming on Saturday August 12th. It's a chance for the community to come .....Read more

WYPWcourses - Summer School - Reduction Lino cut

Wed 26 Jul 2017

WYPWcourses - Summer School - Reduction Lino cut

Summer School: Reduction Linocut Three-day course Friday 11th / Saturday 12th / Sunday 13th August 2017 11 – 5 £205.00 Join artist Scarlette Homeshaw at West Yorkshire Print Workshop, for this three-day imme.....Read more

Grumpy Feet Storytelling with Lisa Stubbs

Mon 24 Jul 2017

Grumpy Feet Storytelling with Lisa Stubbs

Tue 1 August 11am - 12pm Ages under 8 years plus parent or carer £3 - Storytelling Artist: Lisa Stubbs Listen to a story read by author and illustrator Lisa Stubbs and join in making your own Grumpy Feet! .....Read more

Current exhibition

Sun 23 Jul 2017

Current exhibition

Due to unforeseen circumstances, my prints at Coffeevolution will be coming down very soon. Apologies for any inconvenience. I'd like to thank the Bean Brothers for showing my work over the last eight months. It's been a.....Read more

Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Programme

Mon 24 Jul 2017

Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Programme

The Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Programme, a consortium led by Cause4, with partners the Arts Marketing Association (AMA) and the University of Leeds, aims to transform the cultural sector's fundraising knowledge, sk.....Read more

Local Event Organisers beware cloned SIA licences

Wed 19 Jul 2017

Local Event Organisers beware cloned SIA licences

Festival and event organisers are being asked to be vigilant as there have been instances recently of cloned SIA licences being used by security staff. The SIA badges displayed a genuine name and licence number but a ph.....Read more

Artsmark for Early Years - Final Consulation

Tue 18 Jul 2017

Artsmark for Early Years - Final Consulation

What would really work to help early years settings celebrate and grow their arts and creative practice? Earlyarts want your views if you work with young children and families by joining in the consultation designed for.....Read more

Jodie Whittaker is the 13th Dr Who!

Tue 18 Jul 2017

Jodie Whittaker is the 13th Dr Who!

Yet more fantastic news for Huddersfield! Skelmanthorpe born and former Shelley College and Kirklees College student, actress Jodie Whittaker, has been announced as the 13th Doctor Who and first woman to take the ro.....Read more

Choirs just as worthy of funding as football, report argues

Tue 18 Jul 2017

Choirs just as worthy of funding as football, report argues

Across the UK, 40,000 choirs are boosting the health and wellbeing of singers, but with funding they could do much more, according to new research. Amateur choirs deserve to receive the same levels of public support a.....Read more

Can less really be more?

Tue 18 Jul 2017

Can less really be more?

As more and more local authorities reduce funding and staffing for the arts, how can we ensure they have the capacity to fulfil their cultural responsibilities? Jane Wilson shares her thoughts. Local authorities have .....Read more

Creative Industries Federation - Freelancers survey findings

Tue 18 Jul 2017

Creative Industries Federation - Freelancers survey findings

Creative Industries Federation have today launched the findings of their creative freelancers’ survey. The highlights mentioned at the launch are below: • There is poor visibility and lack of evidence of the impact.....Read more

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