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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

Gordon Stewart chosen to showcase $2 million organ in America

Tue 24 Sep 2019

Gordon Stewart chosen to showcase $2 million organ in America

Dr Gordon Stewart, the Kirklees Borough Organist was chosen to showcase the qualities of the brand new, $2 million, 2,587 gold leaf front-façade organ in Bruton Parish, Virginia, America earlier this month at its debut p.....Read more

Promoting Kirklees music at Freshers Fair

Tue 24 Sep 2019

Promoting Kirklees music at Freshers Fair

We've been promoting music in Kirklees at this year's Freshers Fair at the University of Huddersfield - making connections and sharing information with students on the opportunities to get involved with or listen to musi.....Read more

Lunchtime concerts brighten up Autumn days

Mon 21 Oct 2019

Lunchtime concerts brighten up Autumn days

Organ lunchtime concerts at Huddersfield Town Hall are sure to brighten those dull days. Organised by Kirklees Council, these popular concerts feature amazing music played by Gordon Stewart, the Kirklees Borough organ.....Read more

MUSiK

Tue 12 Nov 2019

MUSiK

The launch event to celebrate MUSiK, the new brand, identity and online hub for Music in Kirklees took place last week. In addition to u.....Read more

Townsounds

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Townsounds

Townsounds is a snapshot of Huddersfield’s musical heritage – past and present – charting how music-making in the town strengthened not only the town’s civic identity, but also social networks and notions of community. .....Read more

Everybody's Talking, Nobody's listening

Tue 09 Apr 2019

Everybody's Talking, Nobody's listening

“In an ocean of stagnant and floundering creativity, DVEC have reached the shoreline of something new.” Thank you for the wonderful review of the new DVEC album which is the front cover feature article in this month’.....Read more

Cleckheaton Folk Festival 2020 - Crowdfunding Success

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Cleckheaton Folk Festival 2020 - Crowdfunding Success

Cleckheaton Folk Festival says Thank you, Thank you, Thank you …. Thanks to all who have pledged so far – because you were so generous we have secured a huge pledge from our local council Kirklees MDC for £2000. Is.....Read more

GNUF has Landed!

Fri 10 May 2019

GNUF has Landed!

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival has landed! Grand Northern Ukulele Festival (GNUF) has begun with hundreds of ukulele players from all over the world arriving in Huddersfield. What started as a small two day event .....Read more

Hepworth Band says a big thank you

Sun 17 Nov 2019

Hepworth Band says a big thank you

HEPWORTH SAYS THANK YOU FOR GRANT AWARDS & SUPPORT The Hepworth brass band is grateful to have secured support from South Yorkshire Community Foundation, One Community Kirklees, Huddersfield Common Good Trust, Holme Val.....Read more

‘I love screaming on the mic’: On the road with hcmf// radio

Tue 19 Mar 2019

‘I love screaming on the mic’: On the road with hcmf// radio

It seemed like a hair-brained idea: taking a 45-year-old Classic Campervan called Betsy and turning it into a mobile radio, one that would tour Kirklees teaching students to DJ and host radio shows. But it was one our Le.....Read more

Young Curators Programme: Open Call

Mon 09 Sep 2019

Young Curators Programme: Open Call

hcmf// Young Curators Programme hcmf//’s Young Curators Programme is aimed at developing talent and leadership amongst the music programmers, promoters and curators of the future. For this project hcmf// is looking to.....Read more

Kirklees Concert Season Previews

Tue 21 May 2019

Kirklees Concert Season Previews

The Kirklees Concert Season returns in September, marking the seventeenth year of Opera North and Kirklees Council’s unique partnership, and the first step on the journey towards the region’s Year of Music 2023. You .....Read more

Kirklees Concert Season 2019-20 has launched!

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Kirklees Concert Season 2019-20 has launched!

The new programme for the 2019-20 Kirklees Concert Season launched last week. Once again, the new Season showcases some of the finest talent from around the world in Huddersfield and Dewsbury Town Halls. Gordon S.....Read more

Which orchestral concert is the one for you?

Tue 27 Aug 2019

Which orchestral concert is the one for you?

Have you taken our concert quiz yet? Find out which one of the Kirklees Concert Season's orchestral concerts you should see based on your personality! Follow the link below to go through a series of fun questions ab.....Read more

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