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&Piano 2019 Event Dates Announced

Wed 14 Aug 2019

&Piano 2019 Event Dates Announced

After it's first successful year in 2018, &Piano returns for another season of fantastic music performed by fantastic musicians. &Piano begins again with a relaxed afternoon of Musical Theatre on Sunday September 8th .....Read more

Marsden Jazz Festival needs your help & support

Tue 09 Jul 2019

Marsden Jazz Festival needs your help & support

Award-winning Marsden Jazz Festival has launched a funding campaign and needs to raise £10,000 by 21 July to secure the festival for this October. The 28th Marsden Jazz Festival will take place from Friday 11th - Sund.....Read more

WOVEN textile artists in Queensgate Market

Tue 11 Jun 2019

WOVEN textile artists in Queensgate Market

Textile artists have taken over some of the vacant stalls in Queensgate Market during the WOVEN festival 8-16 June. The work on show gives an example of the range of work that textiles covers - 3D, 2D, floor pieces and .....Read more

Makers Market in Huddersfield this weekend

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Makers Market in Huddersfield this weekend

Pop in to Huddersfield this weekend for the WOVEN Makers Market at the Byram Arcade and the Lawrence Batley Theatre courtyard. Come and browse local crafts and makers on Saturday 15 June...Read more

Guitarist/singer wanted

Fri 24 Aug 2018

Guitarist/singer wanted

Groove style and originality without ego. Originals only, ability to jam out ideas and to groove with great feel and timing. As a start point for a musical style imagine what the 80's band Japan would sound like .....Read more

Don't be a

Wed 29 Aug 2018

Don't be a "d..k" What no one tells you about running a business

An interesting article observing some of the highlights, frustrations and benefits of being self-employed. Don't be a "d..k". What no one tells you about running your own business... Written by Geoff Shepherd, Chairm.....Read more

Local festivals encourage residents to become ‘music hosts’

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Local festivals encourage residents to become ‘music hosts’

Kirklees is home to internationally recognised world class music, and every year its diverse programme of events attracts thousands of music and cultural tourists from across the UK and all around the world. During t.....Read more

Kirklees' Year of Music 2023 launch

Mon 15 Apr 2019

Kirklees' Year of Music 2023 launch

A visionary music project is expected to come out of a partnership between groups, festivals, the University of Huddersfield and Kirklees Council. Kirklees Year of Music 2023 launched at the University on Thursday 1.....Read more

Kirklees’ textile celebration programme revealed

Wed 01 May 2019

Kirklees’ textile celebration programme revealed

The plans for the week-long WOVEN festival, which will celebrate Kirklees’ textile heritage and look ahead to the industry’s digital future, have been revealed. Held at the Textile Centre of Excellence, and hosted by.....Read more

Book festival brings funding into local economy

Wed 28 Nov 2018

Book festival brings funding into local economy

Book Festival brings funding into the local economy The Huddersfield Literature Festival announces its dates and themes, supported by a major Arts Council grant The award-winning Huddersfield Literature Festival .....Read more

Celebrating Doctor Who at Huddersfield Lit Festival Preview

Tue 05 Feb 2019

Celebrating Doctor Who at Huddersfield Lit Festival Preview

Celebrating Doctor Who at the Huddersfield Literature Festival 2019 Preview Tuesday 12 February 6pm-7.30pm Fans of Doctor Who will have the chance to take a selfie with a Tardis, a Dalek and a life-sized cut out of .....Read more

Huddersfield Literature Festival announces programme for 2019

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Huddersfield Literature Festival announces programme for 2019

From bestselling crime writers to The Yorkshire Vet Huddersfield Literature Festival announces a packed programme for March 2019 The award-winning Huddersfield Literature Festival (HLF) will be welcoming a host o.....Read more

Top Crime Authors Call For Support of Libraries

Fri 08 Mar 2019

Top Crime Authors Call For Support of Libraries

Bestselling crime writers, Ann Cleeves and Cath Staincliffe, made impassioned speeches in favour of libraries at a pre-Festival event for the 2019 Huddersfield Literature Festival (HLF2019) last night (Wednesday 6 March).....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

Celebrating The Women In Kirklees Museums’ Displays

Wed 30 Jan 2019

Celebrating The Women In Kirklees Museums’ Displays

To mark International Women’s Day 2019, there will be events held at Bagshaw Museum in Batley and Tolson Museum in Huddersfield which will focus on the women who have helped create Kirklees Museums and look at how women.....Read more

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