News

The latest arts and creative news from members of the Creative Kirklees directory.

News posted on the site is regularly featured in the newsletter and our social media, which reach thousands of local individuals and businesses.

To share your news, register and log into MyAccount.

News / 1 to 15 of 220

Show All / Today / Jun / May / Apr / Mar / Feb / Jan / Dec / Nov / Oct / Sep / Aug / Jul / Archive

Second phase of charity's COVID-19 financial hardship funding

Fri 05 Jun 2020

Second phase of charity's COVID-19 financial hardship funding

Help Musicians’ second wave of hardship support will help those ineligible for government emergency safety nets or unable to survive on what they receive. Help Musicians has announced that it will open applications f.....Read more

Kirklees Music Festivals response to COVID-19

Fri 05 Jun 2020

Kirklees Music Festivals response to COVID-19

As more and more events and festivals are cancelled due to COVID-19, the Music Festivals Group is focusing on ways to safeguard the sector and find ways to keep audiences engaged, while looking ahead to 2021. As of ea.....Read more

OutdoorArtsUK Survey: Impact of Covid-19 on Outdoor Arts

Tue 02 Jun 2020

OutdoorArtsUK Survey: Impact of Covid-19 on Outdoor Arts

OutdoorArtsUK invites you to share some of your thoughts on the impact of the Covid-19 emergency on your work and the future of the Outdoor Arts sector. The answers are intended to feed into a variety of initiatives. .....Read more

Online resources on WOVEN website

Tue 02 Jun 2020

Online resources on WOVEN website

The WOVEN website now has an online resources sections. Take a look at various resources to keep you creatively engaged. Resources include items to just sit back and enjoy, like WOVEN into Song a collaborative performan.....Read more

Black Out Tuesday

Tue 02 Jun 2020

Black Out Tuesday

The music business is holding a Blackout on 2 June 2020. Organisers have asked the industry to not conduct business as usual, and instead spend time reflecting on how to support the black community. The original state.....Read more

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival - Doing New Things & Sharing

Mon 01 Jun 2020

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival - Doing New Things & Sharing

Even though 2020 has thrown up some interesting challenges, the GNUF have continued working behind the scenes to ensure that their work can continue in the future. Throughout the Spring & Summer of 2020, they are supp.....Read more

Volunteers Week 2020 (1-7 June)

Mon 01 Jun 2020

Volunteers Week 2020 (1-7 June)

Volunteers Week 2020 is an opportunity to recognise the remarkable contribution of Volunteers over the last year, and those supporting our communities during COVID-19. Every day of Volunteers Week, Volunteering Kirkle.....Read more

Call for Music Creators: COVID-19 Commissioning Fund

Mon 01 Jun 2020

Call for Music Creators: COVID-19 Commissioning Fund

With our COVID-19 Commissioning Fund, hcmf// is looking to establish immediate paid opportunities for UK-based music creators, responding to the financial and professional complications artists face in the wake of the cu.....Read more

Opera North's Commitment to Making Music

Mon 01 Jun 2020

Opera North's Commitment to Making Music

Opera North are now moving to a new phase of responding to the COVID crisis. The past weeks have been dominated by responding to the immediate fallout of this situation. Live or digitally, in classrooms, theatres, .....Read more

Doctor Simpo's Animated Antidote

Mon 01 Jun 2020

Doctor Simpo's Animated Antidote

DOCTOR SIMPO’S ANIMATED ANTIDOTE CARTOON COMPETITION I think we can all agree that a bit of light heartedness would go a long way right now...so it's time to get creative. Doctor Simpo wants to see your animated antidot.....Read more

Last few days to complete survey for creative sector in Kirklees

Tue 26 May 2020

Last few days to complete survey for creative sector in Kirklees

Are you a #Kirklees creative organisation or freelancer? Please fill out this survey by 31 May to have your say on how the coronavirus (Covid-19) has affected your work. We want to make sure Kirklees creatives are r.....Read more

Explore opera from a new perspective!

Tue 26 May 2020

Explore opera from a new perspective!

Experience the fascinating world of opera from the other side of the curtain... in double quick time too, as Opera North share some of their incredible timelapses! Follow the facebook link below to see Samantha Hay's .....Read more

WOVEN during COVID-19: supporting our communities

Tue 26 May 2020

WOVEN during COVID-19: supporting our communities

WOVEN had planned to support other festivals and events in Kirklees during 2020, including visits to working mills, research facilities and studios, along with short talks by those working in the textiles industry, artis.....Read more

Opera North at Home: Sounds of the natural world

Tue 19 May 2020

Opera North at Home: Sounds of the natural world

With a slight easing of lockdown regulation now is the perfect opportunity to get outdoors, grab your headphones and get immersed in Opera North's round-up of playlists, sound walks and films exploring the connections be.....Read more

Shop local textiles

Tue 19 May 2020

Shop local textiles

There are a huge number of amazing and talented textile artists, designers and makers in Kirklees, selling online. You can support this home-grown talent by purchasing handmade unique products from the artists and makers.....Read more

1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / / 11 / / 13 / / 15 /