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ART@THE HOUSE

Fri 25 May 2018

ART@THE HOUSE

ART@THE HOUSE Cliffe House, Shepley, Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th June 2018 ART@THE HOUSE is a new artist-centred event, promising two days of creative, interactive experiences combined with good food and drink, childre.....Read more

Inky Fingers Print Club – Spring Bank Workshop - May

Wed 23 May 2018

Inky Fingers Print Club – Spring Bank Workshop - May

8- 12 year olds Tuesday 29th May 2018 2 – 4 pm Play with print to make posters inspired by Picasso, Matisse and Hockney. Have fun and make friends at our holiday Print Club for 8-12 year olds. Experiment with c.....Read more

VOTES FOR WOMEN! A special event to explore the exhibition ‘Our

Wed 23 May 2018

VOTES FOR WOMEN! A special event to explore the exhibition ‘Our

Saturday 2 June at 2pm £5 (including refreshments) Booking essential A special event at Tolson Museum, Huddersfield, on Saturday 2 June explores its new exhibition ‘Our Fight for the Voting Right!’ Guest speaker wil.....Read more

HALF-TERM FUN AT OAKWELL

Wed 23 May 2018

HALF-TERM FUN AT OAKWELL

Fun quiz in the Hall: Saturday 26 May- Sunday 3 June, during Hall opening times Classic car rally: Sunday 3 June, 11am-3pm There has been some skulduggery going on at Oakwell Hall in Birstall. Someone has sneaked hou.....Read more

Lino Etching Weekend – May

Tue 22 May 2018

Lino Etching Weekend – May

Weekend course Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th May 2018 10 – 4 £135.00 Join artist and printmaker Jenny Thomas for this innovative course, exploring ways of making relief printed images using a caustic soda paste to .....Read more

Etching – Taster Session – June

Tue 22 May 2018

Etching – Taster Session – June

Evening session Wednesday 27th June 2018 6 – 9 £30.00 In this 'Taster Session' we will introduce you to the technique of #etching, an ‘intaglio’ printmaking process, where lines and tones are ‘bitten’ into a meta.....Read more

Creative & cultural activities and wellbeing in later life

Mon 21 May 2018

Creative & cultural activities and wellbeing in later life

Age UK has attempted to find out what makes later life worth living. Their new report explores the striking impact of creative and cultural activities, finding it to be the top-most contributor to wellbeing in older age......Read more

Cleckheaton Cut Price Offer!!

Mon 21 May 2018

Cleckheaton Cut Price Offer!!

Cut Price tickets on sale until 31st May 2018 Tickets from only £64 Buy now to avoid paying full price!! Some individual concert tickets still available See our website for booking details www.cleckheatonfolkfestiv.....Read more

Cleckheaton Pupils Take on Westminster

Tue 15 May 2018

Cleckheaton Pupils Take on Westminster

In March of this year, pupils from Gomersal Primary School went to Parliament to voice their thoughts about the role of the Arts in education. They were chosen because they were members of Gomersal's Arts Council, an ide.....Read more

Appreciating the value (of music)

Fri 11 May 2018

Appreciating the value (of music)

Judith Burns shines a light on Foxhill primary in Bradford, a school which has championed music in the curriculum but is now facing tough decisions about continuing its successful brass band as a result of standstill fun.....Read more

The health benefits of knitting

Wed 09 May 2018

The health benefits of knitting

A wealth of research has found that knitting is good for your mental health. Knit for Peace has released a report called The Health Benefits of Knitting, which reviewed evidence-based research on, unsurprisingly, the he.....Read more

Lino Etching Weekend – May

Wed 09 May 2018

Lino Etching Weekend – May

Weekend course Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th May 2018 10 – 4 £135.00 Join artist and printmaker Jenny Thomas for this innovative course, exploring ways of making relief printed images using a caustic soda paste to .....Read more

Etching – Taster Session – June

Wed 09 May 2018

Etching – Taster Session – June

Etching – Taster Session – June Evening session Wednesday 27th June 2018 6 – 9 £30.00 Explore the technique of etching, an ‘intaglio’ printmaking process, where lines and tones are ‘bitten’ into a metal pl.....Read more

Branding specialist launches customer experience workshop

Wed 09 May 2018

Branding specialist launches customer experience workshop

Huddersfield branding consultancy The Engine Room is kickstarting a series of workshops for local businesses, focusing on how to enhance the customer experience. Aimed primarily at established companies looking to fin.....Read more

Doctors move closer to unified plan for arts on prescription

Tue 08 May 2018

Doctors move closer to unified plan for arts on prescription

Medical professionals in the North West of England have moved closer to making reading and singing on prescription a formal part of their healthcare offer. 27 National Health Service (NHS) organisations across Cheshir.....Read more

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