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Saved And Remade BBC2 series filmed at North Light Film Studios

Fri 09 Apr 2021

Saved And Remade BBC2 series filmed at North Light Film Studios

A new show, Saved And Remade started on BBC2 at 6.30pm on 29 March, and was filmed at North Light Film Studios in Huddersfield during October to December 2020. Similar to BBC1’s The Repair Shop, loved but unused obj.....Read more

Marsden Jazz Festival have partnered with Black Lives in Music

Wed 07 Apr 2021

Marsden Jazz Festival have partnered with Black Lives in Music

Marsden Jazz Festival is working with new organisation Black Lives in Music to empower and amplify Black musicians’ voices and promote their ground-breaking research. Black Lives in Music (BLiM) was launched to tackle.....Read more

A New Chapter for the Kirklees Organ Concert Season

Wed 07 Apr 2021

A New Chapter for the Kirklees Organ Concert Season

With plans afoot for the return of live performances to the Kirklees Concert Season for 2021-22, Kirklees Council has announced the appointment of David Pipe as Guest Curator of the forthcoming organ programme, and a new.....Read more

Let's Create - The Arts Council's Delivery Plan 2021-24

Tue 06 Apr 2021

Let's Create - The Arts Council's Delivery Plan 2021-24

Last year the Arts Council launched Let’s Create, their strategy for the next ten years which set out their vision that by 2030, England would be a country in which the creativity of everyone can flourish and everyone ha.....Read more

Literature Festival creates Lockdown Lantern Installation

Tue 30 Mar 2021

Literature Festival creates Lockdown Lantern Installation

A local festival has created a stunning Lockdown Lantern installation to commemorate a year since the first Covid-19 lockdown . The installation, commissioned by Huddersfield Literature Festival (HLF), takes the form .....Read more

WOVEN Programme Event Submission Deadline extended to 23 April

Tue 30 Mar 2021

WOVEN Programme Event Submission Deadline extended to 23 April

WOVEN would like to hear about any textile events you’re planning between Saturday 5th and Sunday 27th June and that you would like to be included in the WOVEN programme in June. Maybe you’re planning to run a worksho.....Read more

Year of Music 2023: Introduction for Musical Theatre and Am Dram

Tue 30 Mar 2021

Year of Music 2023: Introduction for Musical Theatre and Am Dram

Kirklees Council has committed to deliver a Year of Music in 2023 as part of Leeds 2023 - a Year of Culture for Leeds and the wider region. This session will be an introduction to the Year of Music and how local musical .....Read more

Join us for our hcmf// School Holiday Programme!

Tue 23 Mar 2021

Join us for our hcmf// School Holiday Programme!

hcmf// School Holiday Programme Monday 29 March: Bucket Percussion with Katie Mallard Tuesday 30 March: Storytelling and music with Alice Kent Wednesday 31 March: How to make music online with Frazer Merrick Thurs.....Read more

New Government Grants to Help Small Businesses Reopen

Mon 22 Mar 2021

New Government Grants to Help Small Businesses Reopen

The Restart Grant, launching on 1st April, will replace the monthly Local Restrictions Support Grant and provide further funding for eligible businesses. If eligible businesses will be paid through it's local Council. .....Read more

The Centre for Cultural Value: Resources Hub

Tue 16 Mar 2021

The Centre for Cultural Value: Resources Hub

The Centre for Cultural Value, working in partnership with AMAculturehive, the Arts Marketing Association’s knowledge hub, brings you a range of resources on research, evaluation and cultural value. See the website b.....Read more

'Apart Together': The 2021 Poetry Business Project

Mon 15 Mar 2021

'Apart Together': The 2021 Poetry Business Project

The Poetry Business is delighted to launch ‘Apart Together’ – a digital writer development programme, featuring virtual workshops, Digital Poets-in-Residence, the recruitment of an Apprentice Editor-in-Residence, an open.....Read more

Lockdown Patchwork offers a soundscape of 2020

Mon 15 Mar 2021

Lockdown Patchwork offers a soundscape of 2020

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (hcmf//) and Leeds Art Gallery have commissioned Bradford-born musician Leafcutter John to compose Lockdown Patchwork, an extraordinary, original sound story for 2020. Followi.....Read more

We're planning to tour

Wed 10 Mar 2021

We're planning to tour

Great news from Mikron HQ We're tour booking as we type! For the first time in nearly a year, we have multiple phone lines in full use, and our wonderful venues are happy to be hosting us once again. We’re planning .....Read more

Wed 10 Mar 2021

"Dark Side Of The Blues" (Pat Fulgoni Live In Prague) release

Previously only available on CD import, my live blues album from Prague gets a digital release. It'll be on iTunes and Spotify from the 2nd April HERE'S SOME BLURB ....... Before lockdown, UK singer Pat Fulgoni reh.....Read more

Kirklees Year of Music 2023 - How your group can get involved

Tue 09 Mar 2021

Kirklees Year of Music 2023 - How your group can get involved

As part of Kirklees Council’s commitment to cultural development in the district, we have plans in place that we need your help with and particularly for our Year of Music in 2023. This will be a year-long celebration of.....Read more

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