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Oakwell Hall features on new 'Filmed in Kirklees' website

Wed 16 Sep 2020

Oakwell Hall features on new 'Filmed in Kirklees' website

A new and exciting initiative designed to encourage tourists to visit a rapidly growing number of Yorkshire locations showcased in hugely successful TV and film series has been launched by Screen Yorkshire this week. .....Read more

#HEARTyourtown - The Owl has found a new home!

Tue 15 Sep 2020

#HEARTyourtown - The Owl has found a new home!

The Owl, part of the artwork from #HEARTyourtown has now been relocated to the Queensgate Indoor Market. Do go along to have a look at him if you haven't seen him yet! For more information about #HEARTyourtown se.....Read more

Studio/Office space for rent starting 1st October 2020

Tue 15 Sep 2020

Studio/Office space for rent starting 1st October 2020

We have a large studio space available to rent from the start of October 2020, for creative or business use. The studio has 2 large windows- letting in lots of natural light, a sink, hot water, overhead lighting, cent.....Read more

Prosaic:

Tue 15 Sep 2020

Prosaic: "Generous" Exhibition - 19th Sept - 13 October 2020

Get ready for our first exhibition of the season right here at Globe Gallery Gallery! PROSAIC are a group of artists mostly based in Sheffield, many of whom are award winning and have exhibited internationally! Pr.....Read more

Watch Holmfirth Arts Festival online from your sofa this weekend

Tue 15 Sep 2020

Watch Holmfirth Arts Festival online from your sofa this weekend

A POPULAR Yorkshire arts festival is going online for its annual celebration in 2020. See all the usual peformances and high quality arts from Holmfirth Arts Festival from your sofa this weekend - 18-20 September. You.....Read more

Community award for Queensgate market mural

Fri 11 Sep 2020

Community award for Queensgate market mural

Huddersfield Civic Society’s annual Design Awards 2019 have been announced after being delayed earlier in the year by Covid-19. The Awards are held to demonstrate support in both protecting and enhancing the heritage of.....Read more

Free online workshops ahead of Holmfirth Arts Festival 2020

Mon 07 Sep 2020

Free online workshops ahead of Holmfirth Arts Festival 2020

Places on online arts and crafts workshops for all ages, are still available ahead of Holmfirth Arts Festival 2020. Talented artists and creatives are running the sessions as part of this year's festival participation p.....Read more

Comedian makes film for Holmfirth Arts Festival Online 2020

Mon 07 Sep 2020

Comedian makes film for Holmfirth Arts Festival Online 2020

Comedian Kieran Hodgson is to perform at Holmfirth Arts festival Online 2020. The Holmfirth born comedian, who now lives in London, has made a show, in the form of a short film, especially for this year's festival. H.....Read more

Lunchtime organ concerts go online

Thu 03 Sep 2020

Lunchtime organ concerts go online

Music lovers are being given the chance to enjoy classical music concerts at Huddersfield Town Hall from the comfort of their own home thanks to digital innovations. The project, funded by Kirklees Council’s Concert S.....Read more

#HEARTyourtown: Saba Rifat Dewsbury Urban Garden

Tue 01 Sep 2020

#HEARTyourtown: Saba Rifat Dewsbury Urban Garden

A bright and bold sculpture sits outside Dewsbury Town Hall as part of #Heartyourtown. The artwork is inspired by the wild flower garden at Crow Nest Park and local artist Saba Rifat has used the geometric shapes observe.....Read more

#HEARTyourtown - WOVEN outdoor gallery in Dewsbury

Tue 01 Sep 2020

#HEARTyourtown - WOVEN outdoor gallery in Dewsbury

Don’t miss the outdoor photographic exhibition now on display in Market Place in the centre of Dewsbury as part of #Heartyourtown. Some of the most stunning creations from the Woven in Kirklees Festival in Kirklees i.....Read more

September What's On in the PIazza & Queensgate Market

Tue 01 Sep 2020

September What's On in the PIazza & Queensgate Market

A number of artists and arts organisation have started to make steps to get back into their units in the Piazza Shopping Centre and Queensgate Market to put on exhibitions and workshops. This flyer tells you who is doing.....Read more

WRITER IN RESIDENCE APPOINTED - KIRKLEES LIBRARIES

Sun 30 Aug 2020

WRITER IN RESIDENCE APPOINTED - KIRKLEES LIBRARIES

WRITER IN RESIDENCE APPOINTED - FOR KIRKLEES I'm really pleased to announce that from 2020-21, I'll be working with Kirklees Council Libraries - and I'll have the honour of being their official Writer in Residence. .....Read more

Take part in the Urban Canvas virtual driveway painting festival

Tue 25 Aug 2020

Take part in the Urban Canvas virtual driveway painting festival

Urban Canvas would like to invite artists (from professionally established to budding beginners) within the Kirklees creative community to take part in their second ‘virtual’ collaboration. As they can't organise or be.....Read more

Want to be part of a live test event?

Tue 25 Aug 2020

Want to be part of a live test event?

Join Opera North for their first live concert at Leeds Town Hall since lockdown. Mendelssohn’s Octet, performed by the Orchestra of Opera North, is a fitting curtain-raiser for the first live concert with an audience.....Read more

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