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New artwork by Peter O'Toole

Thu 14 Mar 2019

New artwork by Peter O'Toole

New artwork has gone up in the walkway from the Piazza and Queensgate Market in Huddersfield. The illustrations by artist Peter O'Toole celebrate the varied musical heritage of the district. Walk through into the marke.....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

Sunset Sing 2019

Tue 26 Feb 2019

Sunset Sing 2019

Sunset Sing is back 6.13pm 2nd April 2019. Weekly harmony singing sessions celebrating the return of summer; finishing at sunset and starting 90 minutes before. Beginners and singers very welcome. for all times a.....Read more

Safety Last- silent film with Harold Lloyd

Fri 01 Feb 2019

Safety Last- silent film with Harold Lloyd

A chance to see the Classic Film Silent Last starring Harold Llods with stunning organ accompaniment by Leeds City Organaist darius Battiwala..Read more

Kirklees Music Festival Leaders come together

Mon 28 Jan 2019

Kirklees Music Festival Leaders come together

Dedicated music festival leaders from the district have come together to form a voluntary ‘super group’ that will – for the first time ever – team up on ways to further put creativity and musical experiences on the map f.....Read more

Music Industry on the Agenda #DNskillsfest

Mon 28 Jan 2019

Music Industry on the Agenda #DNskillsfest

The music industry is a growth sector worth over £4.4 billion to the UK economy, growing year on year, and Higher Rhythm, believe that anyone, anywhere, with the correct support and determination, can play a part in this.....Read more

Get involved in Make Music Day 2019

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Get involved in Make Music Day 2019

Make Music Day is an annual event made up of free music events. These events can be organised by anyone and take place in any type of venue across the world. Make Music Day will take place on 21 June 2019. It is ope.....Read more

Cleckheaton Announces Artist Line-up

Tue 08 Jan 2019

Cleckheaton Announces Artist Line-up

Following our recent successful Advent Calendar Artist announcements we are pleased to list our artists on our website. The list includes Jon Boden & The Remnant Kings, London Philharmonic Skiffle Orchestra, Alden Patter.....Read more

Double bass maker and string instrument repairer opens workshop

Wed 02 Jan 2019

Double bass maker and string instrument repairer opens workshop

A new string instrument workshop is to open in Mirfield, West Yorkshire in January 2019. Neal Heppleston will be focusing on making new double basses as well as serving the local and national community with string instru.....Read more

Yorkshire Evening Post article and music in Kirklees

Wed 02 Jan 2019

Yorkshire Evening Post article and music in Kirklees

Read the Yorkshire Evening Post interview with musician Pat Fulgoni on why the ‘Kirklees Music Development Project is good news’ at www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/whats-on/music/pat-fulgoni-kirklees-music-development-pro.....Read more

Piano players wanted for Queensgate Market slots

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Piano players wanted for Queensgate Market slots

Piano players are wanted to play the piano in Queensgate Market on Saturdays for 2 hours and on Sundays in December - this is a paid opportunity. As part of Temporary Contemporary (an initiative which places contemp.....Read more

Huddersfield set to become world-class hub for music

Mon 17 Dec 2018

Huddersfield set to become world-class hub for music

Kirklees Council in partnership with the University of Huddersfield and a number of music organisations, festivals, independent venues, a record shop and a label, have come together in a Music Group to set out an ambitio.....Read more

Do you have a spare room?  Why not become a music host?

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Do you have a spare room? Why not become a music host?

Become a music host at hcmf// 2018 and other music events in the future and join the Kirklees world class music movement. Are you a local resident who would be interested in renting out a spare room, flat or even an e.....Read more

All that Jazz and Much More

Tue 16 Oct 2018

All that Jazz and Much More

Here is a great 2 page article about Marsden Jazz Festival that appeared in the Huddersfield Examiner on Friday 12 October ahead of the Festival which took place over the weekend. If you missed out on this year's Festiv.....Read more

Freshers Festival brings big name music acts to Huddersfield

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Freshers Festival brings big name music acts to Huddersfield

This year's week-long Huddersfield Freshers Festival, (commencing Monday 17 September), has a lot going on music wise - featuring big name music acts including Tinchy Stryder and Avelino. There's also comedian Adam .....Read more

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