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Make the case for art and culture!

Wed 17 Apr 2019

Make the case for art and culture!

It is vital today that people recognise why publicly-funded art and culture is important and what benefits it can bring to individuals, communities and society as a whole. The Arts Council England have launched a new .....Read more

Everybody's Talking, Nobody's listening

Tue 09 Apr 2019

Everybody's Talking, Nobody's listening

“In an ocean of stagnant and floundering creativity, DVEC have reached the shoreline of something new.” Thank you for the wonderful review of the new DVEC album which is the front cover feature article in this month’.....Read more

Dealing with colour blindness as an artist | Koala Courses

Fri 29 Mar 2019

Dealing with colour blindness as an artist | Koala Courses

Having colour vision deficiency (CVD) means that you see art with different eyes, it should not stop you from being an artist. These days you don’t have to (1) avoid colour and paint in monochrome; (2) rely on often misl.....Read more

Unwanted books required

Mon 04 Mar 2019

Unwanted books required

If you have any unwanted books, we would love to have them as part of the Temporary Contemporary project in Queensgate Market. We have turned one of the vacant stalls (opposite Market Hardware) into an area with bo.....Read more

Economic Impact Study on Music Festivals

Wed 27 Feb 2019

Economic Impact Study on Music Festivals

An update to an Economic Impact Study has recently been produced, which builds on a wide-ranging economic research project that was undertaken across six Kirklees festivals and events back in 2007. The latest study focus.....Read more

Diversity, Inclusion and Innovation in Kirklees event

Tue 26 Feb 2019

Diversity, Inclusion and Innovation in Kirklees event

Since the arrival of the Windrush Generation (people from around the Commonwealth who were invited to help rebuild Britain after World War II) our communities and businesses have become increasingly diverse, inclusive an.....Read more

Setting Up as a Freelance Artist

Mon 25 Feb 2019

Setting Up as a Freelance Artist

There are still a few places left on Creative Scene's 'Setting up as a Freelance Artist' workshop this Thursday from 1-3pm with Leeds-based producer Anna Turzynski. The workshop will cover everything from finances to.....Read more

✨ How do you carry on painting and drawing with arthritis? ✨

Fri 15 Mar 2019

✨ How do you carry on painting and drawing with arthritis? ✨

As a teaching artist, I come across this question quite a lot, so I thought I’d share a few suggestions I’ve picked up that might make drawing and painting a bit easier if you have arthritis: - Choose lightweight pens.....Read more

Maine Coon ginger cat window

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Maine Coon ginger cat window

Maine Coon ginger cat arched window designed and made by www.onglass.co.uk..Read more

Do you love art books? Join the Art Book Club

Fri 08 Mar 2019

Do you love art books? Join the Art Book Club

Hi. Do you love reading art books? Well then this club could be for you. I run an online art book club. The club is friendly group dedicated to discussing fine art books that inspire, to books that help artists improve .....Read more

Get Creative Festival

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Get Creative Festival

Get Creative Festival shines a light on all the great cultural activity that takes place right across the UK on a regular basis and encourages people to try their hand at something new and creative. This huge national ce.....Read more

CuratorSpace launches subscription with Public Liability

Thu 07 Feb 2019

CuratorSpace launches subscription with Public Liability

CuratorSpace have just launched a new subscription which provides £5m Public Liability Insurance as well as eligibility to apply for their bursaries for only £35 per year. £5m Public & Products Liability (PPL) artist .....Read more

Nominate a Young Person for a Civic Mayor Award

Thu 07 Feb 2019

Nominate a Young Person for a Civic Mayor Award

Do you know a young person in Doncaster who deserves recognition for their achievements or success? Whether they have made a difference to their local community or school, used their voice to champion the rights of yo.....Read more

Big Lottery Fund and Heritage Lottery Fund Announce Name Changes

Mon 04 Feb 2019

Big Lottery Fund and Heritage Lottery Fund Announce Name Changes

The two lottery funders have changed their names and logos to reflect the direct connection between the sale of National Lottery tickets and the money going to good causes across the UK. The Big Lottery Fund will now be.....Read more

Epicure celebrates the town in their newsletter & facebook post

Mon 04 Feb 2019

Epicure celebrates the town in their newsletter & facebook post

Epicure Bar and Kitchen are spreading some positivity and good vibes about Huddersfield town centre. They believe there's lots to be excited about and have written an item for their newsletter and facebook post whic.....Read more

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