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Aerial artist launches Holmfirth Arts Festival

Fri 10 Sep 2021

Aerial artist launches Holmfirth Arts Festival

Aerial artist Deborah Sanderson uses silks to perform in an ancient tree. The founder of Urban Angels Circus is launching the countdown to Holmfirth Arts Festival, which celebrates the Holme Valley with a weekend of art.....Read more

Holmfirth Arts Festival is back as a live event for 2021

Fri 03 Sep 2021

Holmfirth Arts Festival is back as a live event for 2021

Holmfirth Arts Festival will return as a live event on the streets of Holmfirth and in its venues, from 17-19 September 2021. With something for all ages including a contemporary circus company with an extraordinary aer.....Read more

Volunteers needed for Holmfirth Arts Festival 2021

Tue 17 Aug 2021

Volunteers needed for Holmfirth Arts Festival 2021

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help run Holmfirth Arts Festival 2021. The annual event is one of Yorkshire’s best small festivals and is set to attract a socially distanced crowd to the capital of the Holme Valley, over the.....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

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

#Heartyourtown draws to a close

Tue 29 Sep 2020

#Heartyourtown draws to a close

#Heartyourtown has brought colour and creativity from some of our top Kirklees artists to Dewsbury and Huddersfield town centres this summer for us all to enjoy in a socially distanced way. If you've not been able to.....Read more

‘WORK’ by Sir Antony Gormley arrives in Dewsbury

Thu 15 Apr 2021

‘WORK’ by Sir Antony Gormley arrives in Dewsbury

A new sculpture by world-renowned sculptor Antony Gormley has been revealed at the new Kirklees College Pioneer Higher Skills Centre in Dewsbury. The sculpture, titled WORK, has been loaned to the college and will sit.....Read more

The Lawrence Batley Theatre's summer 2021 season is now on sale!

Tue 27 Apr 2021

The Lawrence Batley Theatre's summer 2021 season is now on sale!

The Lawrence Batley Theatre's summer 2021 season is now on sale! The Lawrence Batley Theatre are excited to be welcoming you safely back with a programme of home-grown theatre, local musical talent, brand-new commiss.....Read more

Literature Festival creates Lockdown Lantern Installation

Tue 30 Mar 2021

Literature Festival creates Lockdown Lantern Installation

A local festival has created a stunning Lockdown Lantern installation to commemorate a year since the first Covid-19 lockdown . The installation, commissioned by Huddersfield Literature Festival (HLF), takes the form .....Read more

Callaloo PopUp Carnival Crowdfunding Campaign reaches its target

Tue 02 Feb 2021

Callaloo PopUp Carnival Crowdfunding Campaign reaches its target

Our PopUp Carnival project reached its Crowdfunding target this week and can now move into Production Phase! Callaloo are extremely grateful to everyone who made a pledge to our campaign. We are deeply moved by the su.....Read more

Callaloo PopUp Carnival - well worth waiting for!

Tue 15 Jun 2021

Callaloo PopUp Carnival - well worth waiting for!

Our PopUp Carnival brought a carefully curated selection of Carnival Creatures to delight residents and staff of a local residential care home. There were MANY obstacles to organising a Parade during a Global pandemic, .....Read more

We're planning to tour

Wed 10 Mar 2021

We're planning to tour

Great news from Mikron HQ We're tour booking as we type! For the first time in nearly a year, we have multiple phone lines in full use, and our wonderful venues are happy to be hosting us once again. We’re planning .....Read more

Lockdown Patchwork offers a soundscape of 2020

Mon 15 Mar 2021

Lockdown Patchwork offers a soundscape of 2020

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (hcmf//) and Leeds Art Gallery have commissioned Bradford-born musician Leafcutter John to compose Lockdown Patchwork, an extraordinary, original sound story for 2020. Followi.....Read more

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