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Autumn 2021 Festival Week

Tue 26 Oct 2021

Autumn 2021 Festival Week

Running from 31 October to 7 November 2021, Holmfirth Film Festival will screen 22 films/events as part of Autumn Festival Week 2021, with the best, the award-winners and the most interesting films of the last year. .....Read more

Arts Council England's National Portfolio for 2023 onwards

Mon 25 Oct 2021

Arts Council England's National Portfolio for 2023 onwards

Do you bring creativity and culture to communities in England? Are you focused on making sure that everyone has access to creative opportunities that can transform lives? Well that’s what the Arts Council England's Natio.....Read more

Cleckheaton Folk Festival 2022

Mon 25 Oct 2021

Cleckheaton Folk Festival 2022

We're planning now for 2022!! After two postponements we are forging ahead with plans for 2022. Dates for your diary are 1st, 2nd & 3rd July 2022. We have been fortunate enough to re-book the original artists so our line.....Read more

The Snail and the Whale with Live Orchestra

Mon 25 Oct 2021

The Snail and the Whale with Live Orchestra

If you're thinking about booking a family treat this Christmas, how about experiencing the wonder of storytelling and live music with 'The Snail and the Whale' and 'Stick Man' which will be shown on the big screen at Hud.....Read more

Life Drawing in Huddersfield

Thu 21 Oct 2021

Life Drawing in Huddersfield

Further drawing sessions have been added for November. See Eventbrite for full details and to book a place. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/life-drawing-in-hudderfield-city-centre-with-covid-safe-measures-in-place-t.....Read more

New to Orchestral Concerts?

Wed 20 Oct 2021

New to Orchestral Concerts?

Have you never been to an orchestral concert thinking they are not for you? Would you like to give one a try? Maybe you are not quite sure what to expect? Opera North are delighted to welcome anyone who’s new to orc.....Read more

Halloween Spooktacular this half term

Tue 19 Oct 2021

Halloween Spooktacular this half term

A range of free family activities and entertainment will be taking place in the PIazza Shopping Centre in Huddersfield from 23 - 30 October. - Pumpkin carving workshop - Halloween costume and mask making workshops -.....Read more

Callaloo Takes Up Space at Temporary Contemporary!

Tue 19 Oct 2021

Callaloo Takes Up Space at Temporary Contemporary!

Callaloo have been commissioned to deliver multi-artform Carnival Craft workshops over October Half Term. Free Family fun Carnival craft activities and Spooky Stories on Monday 25th, Wednesday 27th, Friday 29th October. .....Read more

Samh releases

Tue 19 Oct 2021

Samh releases "Fat Of The Apple"

Kirklees-based band Samh release “Fat of the Apple” on Saving Grace Music. The band have steadily been building up a cult-like following .. receiving radio support from local stations & blogs to national outlets like B.....Read more

Conscious Youth launches Christmas card design challenge

Wed 13 Oct 2021

Conscious Youth launches Christmas card design challenge

With Christmas quickly approaching, Huddersfield based community organisation, Conscious Youth, has launched a Christmas card design challenge for primary and secondary school children across Kirklees. The past 18 mo.....Read more

Indielab West Yorkshire for game developers and TV indies

Wed 13 Oct 2021

Indielab West Yorkshire for game developers and TV indies

Indielab West Yorkshire is a brand new programme exclusively for creative business in West Yorkshire. Launched in partnership with Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP), the bespoke accelerators are designed to.....Read more

Black History Month 2021

Mon 11 Oct 2021

Black History Month 2021

October is Black History Month. The month was established in 1987 to acknowledge, raise awareness and promote the vast contributions people of Black African and Caribbean descent have made to the UK and world history. .....Read more

Huddersfield Art Gallery's move to Temporary Contemporary Space

Mon 11 Oct 2021

Huddersfield Art Gallery's move to Temporary Contemporary Space

Huddersfield Art Gallery will temporarily relocate to one of the Temporary Contemporary spaces at the Piazza Shopping Centre, while significant building works on the current Huddersfield Library and Art Gallery building .....Read more

Open Doors - a campaign survey for the artist-led sector

Thu 07 Oct 2021

Open Doors - a campaign survey for the artist-led sector

Artists and arts organisations - East Street Arts need your views! East Street Arts Open Doors campaign is exploring barriers that artist-led spaces face in sustainability, through the lens of labour hours and pay. .....Read more

Taster of world premiere at Huddersfield Town Hall this week

Tue 05 Oct 2021

Taster of world premiere at Huddersfield Town Hall this week

This Thursday, 7 October at 7.30 pm, Opera North’s Principal Guest Conductor Antony Hermus leads the world premiere of Gresley, a Concerto for Bass Trombone and Orchestra by acclaimed British composer Benjamin Ellin. .....Read more

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