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Join the WOVEN Big Rainbow Knit group on Facebook

Sat 28 Nov 2020

Join the WOVEN Big Rainbow Knit group on Facebook

Tempted to join in the Woven in Kirklees Big Rainbow Knit to help yarn bomb the pillars on Huddersfield train station next year? We now have a new Facebook group called The Big Rainbow Knitters where you can get tips, a.....Read more

Help HLF raise funds by adding us to your Xmas list donations

Tue 24 Nov 2020

Help HLF raise funds by adding us to your Xmas list donations

We are fundraising – Can you help? Plans for our March 2021 Festival are under way, with lots of exciting events in the pipeline. We are currently fundraising – and any donation you make before 31 January 2021 will.....Read more

Big Knit, Big Community: The Rainbow Big Knit Challenge

Tue 24 Nov 2020

Big Knit, Big Community: The Rainbow Big Knit Challenge

For Big Knit 2021 we are asking everyone in Kirklees to knit squares for an impressive rainbow yarn bomb of the pillars of Huddersfield train station, and funding and knitting permitting, other stations across Kirklees......Read more

Watch the Concert Videos from Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival

Tue 27 Oct 2020

Watch the Concert Videos from Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival

The Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival took place over the weekend of 24/25 October, hosted by local grassroots music promoter Maria Wallace of True North Music. There were two live streamed evening concerts with a line-u.....Read more

Fall into Autumn Festival coming up this weekend

Tue 20 Oct 2020

Fall into Autumn Festival coming up this weekend

Huddersfield-based music promoter True North Music hosts their live streamed Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival this weekend, with an entertaining line-up of talented Americana, bluegrass and folk/roots musicians from the.....Read more

New Covid-19 planning guidance published for UK festivals

Mon 19 Oct 2020

New Covid-19 planning guidance published for UK festivals

Updating guidance launched on 13th October 2020 includes contributions from across the festival industry working in collaboration with DCMS and Public Health England. Newly published festival guidance around Covid-19 .....Read more

hcmf// receives grant fom government's Culture Recovery Fund

Mon 19 Oct 2020

hcmf// receives grant fom government's Culture Recovery Fund

As announced by the Culture Secretary on Saturday, hcmf// has been awarded £50,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF). The award will help the festival to navigate the challenges of the.....Read more

hcmf// shortlisted for prestigious RPS award

Mon 19 Oct 2020

hcmf// shortlisted for prestigious RPS award

The prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Awards have been given annually since 1989 for live classical music-making in the UK. hcmf// is delighted that the 2019 edition of the festival has been shortlisted for the R.....Read more

hcmf// 2020: live broadcasts, streams and installations

Wed 07 Oct 2020

hcmf// 2020: live broadcasts, streams and installations

hcmf// 2020: Alternative Programme Announced for Friday 20 - Sunday 22 November In August this year we were forced by Covid-imposed circumstances to say a sad goodbye to hcmf// 2020 in its original form, as we priorit.....Read more

Success for online arts festival

Tue 22 Sep 2020

Success for online arts festival

A YORKSHIRE arts festival says moving its usual three day extravaganza online, due to pandemic restrictions, has proved to be an overwhelming success. Holmfirth Arts Festival 2020 took the decision to make the event d.....Read more

Watch Holmfirth Arts Festival online from your sofa this weekend

Tue 15 Sep 2020

Watch Holmfirth Arts Festival online from your sofa this weekend

A POPULAR Yorkshire arts festival is going online for its annual celebration in 2020. See all the usual peformances and high quality arts from Holmfirth Arts Festival from your sofa this weekend - 18-20 September. You.....Read more

The Huddersfield Virtual Food and Drink Festival is HERE!

Fri 07 Aug 2020

The Huddersfield Virtual Food and Drink Festival is HERE!

This year, the Huddersfield Food & Drink Festival 2020 is virtual and running between 6th – 9th August. It is free to attend, providing you with 4 days of virtual food and drink heaven! Huddersfield Live and Kirklees Cou.....Read more

Take part in the Urban Canvas virtual driveway painting festival

Tue 25 Aug 2020

Take part in the Urban Canvas virtual driveway painting festival

Urban Canvas would like to invite artists (from professionally established to budding beginners) within the Kirklees creative community to take part in their second ‘virtual’ collaboration. As they can't organise or be.....Read more

Queen of Crime and 'Strictly' best-seller at Hudd Lit Fest

Tue 10 Mar 2020

Queen of Crime and 'Strictly' best-seller at Hudd Lit Fest

From Strictly sparkle to literary lectures and from crime royalty to free family events, the programme for this year’s Huddersfield Literature Festival is one of the most varied to date. Taking place in venues in and aro.....Read more

New Partnership between Holmfirth bookshop & Hudd Lit Fest

Sun 19 Jan 2020

New Partnership between Holmfirth bookshop & Hudd Lit Fest

A new partnership has been announced between the Huddersfield Literature Festival and independent bookshop, Read, for the March 2020 Festival. Read, which opened in Holmfirth in February 2019, recently featured in a .....Read more

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