News

The latest arts and creative news from members of the Creative Kirklees directory. News posted on the site is regularly featured in the newsletter and our social media, which reach thousands of local individuals and businesses.  To share your news, register and log into MyAccount.

Or to recieve our newsletter click the button below.

Sign up to our newsletter button

News / Festivals / 1 to 15 of 43

Show All / Today / Jul / Jun / May / Apr / Mar / Feb / Jan / Dec / Nov / Oct / Sep / Aug / Archive

Take part in the WOVEN survey for a chance to win a £50 voucher

Sun 18 Jul 2021

Take part in the WOVEN survey for a chance to win a £50 voucher

WOVEN in Kirklees took place in June this year and we are keen to hear what you thought of it, how you heard about it and which events you took part in. Please fill in this short survey to tell us your views and as a th.....Read more

The Inaugural Steve Sykes Commission for New Music

Wed 14 Jul 2021

The Inaugural Steve Sykes Commission for New Music

A commission to create and perform a new piece of music at Holmfirth Arts Festival, has been announced, in memory of a special man who inspired others. Musicians with a connection to the Holme Valley are invited to appl.....Read more

Holmfirth Arts Festival 2021 will be live outdoor event in Sept

Mon 12 Jul 2021

Holmfirth Arts Festival 2021 will be live outdoor event in Sept

Holmfirth Arts Festival will be back on the streets and in the venues of Holmfirth for 2021. The weekend of culture, art and performance, planned for 17-19 September, will feature Holmfirth born comedian Kieran Hodgson;.....Read more

International Bluegrass Award nomination for True North Music

Thu 08 Jul 2021

International Bluegrass Award nomination for True North Music

Huddersfield-based music promoter and booking agent Maria Wallace (True North Music) has been nominated for a Momentum Award by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) based in Nashville, Tennessee. The nomi.....Read more

Streaming Across The Sea online festival coming up in July

Mon 21 Jun 2021

Streaming Across The Sea online festival coming up in July

There'll be banjos, fiddles and mandolins galore, lively tunes and songs of heartbreak at the Streaming Across The Sea online festival, which fittingly kicks off on the Fourth of July. Huddersfield-based music promoter T.....Read more

HUDDERSFIELD CARNIVAL AWARDED £14,500 FOR COSTUME DESIGN & MAKE

Sun 20 Jun 2021

HUDDERSFIELD CARNIVAL AWARDED £14,500 FOR COSTUME DESIGN & MAKE

Huddersfield Carnival Management Committee has been successful in receiving a £14,500 share of a £90,000 grant from Historic England as part of the Huddersfield High Streets Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) to create and del.....Read more

Be part of this year's WOVEN textile festival

Tue 25 May 2021

Be part of this year's WOVEN textile festival

The WOVEN textile festival for Kirklees is nearly here. Volunteers are still needed to help make WOVEN 2021 a joyful, interesting and safe experience for everyone. If you live in or near Kirklees and you want to help out.....Read more

Holmfirth Arts Festival is back on the streets for 2021

Sun 16 May 2021

Holmfirth Arts Festival is back on the streets for 2021

Holmfirth Arts Festival will return as a live event on the streets of Holmfirth and in its venues, between 17-19 September 2021. There will be an extensive community engagement programme to include a History of Holmfi.....Read more

Outdoor Events Guidance (COVID 19) Updated

Mon 11 Jan 2021

Outdoor Events Guidance (COVID 19) Updated

The Events Industry Forum has published an update to the COVID-19 outdoor events guidance, produced in association with DCMS. This update reflects the revised tier system currently in place in England. You'll find .....Read more

Event industry on brink of collapse, says new research

Wed 17 Feb 2021

Event industry on brink of collapse, says new research

Event businesses are under such immense pressure that they are now on the brink of collapse. That’s according to the Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP) following new research, co-ordinated by the Production Se.....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

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

Festivals could be 'as safe as Sainsbury's'

Mon 08 Feb 2021

Festivals could be 'as safe as Sainsbury's'

Festivals could be 'as safe as Sainsbury's' - this quote has been taken from the BBC website. Festivals have the potential to be "as safe as Sainsbury's", despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, MPs have been to.....Read more

Interim Guidance for Organisers Planning Events

Mon 26 Apr 2021

Interim Guidance for Organisers Planning Events

An interim guidance briefing note has been produced by the festival industry to help organisers in planning events. The guidance is available on the Purple Guide website (link below). In the meantime, the festiv.....Read more

1 / 2 / 3 /