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Halloween Spooktacular this half term

Tue 19 Oct 2021

Halloween Spooktacular this half term

A range of free family activities and entertainment will be taking place in the PIazza Shopping Centre in Huddersfield from 23 - 30 October. - Pumpkin carving workshop - Halloween costume and mask making workshops -.....Read more

Callaloo Takes Up Space at Temporary Contemporary!

Tue 19 Oct 2021

Callaloo Takes Up Space at Temporary Contemporary!

Callaloo have been commissioned to deliver multi-artform Carnival Craft workshops over October Half Term. Free Family fun Carnival craft activities and Spooky Stories on Monday 25th, Wednesday 27th, Friday 29th October. .....Read more

Autumn 2021 Festival Week

Sun 17 Oct 2021

Autumn 2021 Festival Week

A big welcome back to Cinema in the Holme Valley and the chance to see some really great films . From 31 October to 7 November 2021, Holmfirth Film Festival will screen 22 films/events as part of Autumn Festival Week.....Read more

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

Marsden Jazz Festival is returning with a blast this October!

Thu 09 Sep 2021

Marsden Jazz Festival is returning with a blast this October!

After a tough 2020 which saw the first-ever cancellation of Marsden Jazz Festival in almost 30years, the award-winning festival based in Marsden WILL be returning this year! Taking place over the usual second weekend .....Read more

Triple bill comedy show to headline Holmfirth Arts Festival

Tue 07 Sep 2021

Triple bill comedy show to headline Holmfirth Arts Festival

A TRIPLE comedy bill is to headline Holmfirth Arts Festival 2021. Comedians Kieran Hodgson, (pictured) Pete Selwood and Bradford’s Seeta Wrightson, will perform on stage at Holmfirth Civic Hall on Saturday 18 September......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

Huddersfield Literature Festival announces Autumn line-up

Tue 24 Aug 2021

Huddersfield Literature Festival announces Autumn line-up

Following two years of digital festivals, due to Covid 19, Huddersfield Literature Festival (HLF) has announced a series of live events between September and Christmas. Primal Scream founder and frontman Bobby Gilles.....Read more

Inaugural Steve Sykes Commission for New Music 2021

Tue 24 Aug 2021

Inaugural Steve Sykes Commission for New Music 2021

Portugal based Holmfirth-born musician has bagged Holmfirth Arts Festival’s inaugural Steve Sykes Commission for new music. Tom Holman-Sheard, who originally comes from Holmfirth, who interviewed for the role over Zoom.....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

HERTS VISUAL ARTS OPEN STUDIOS IS BACK FOR 2021

Thu 29 Jul 2021

HERTS VISUAL ARTS OPEN STUDIOS IS BACK FOR 2021

Herts Visual Arts is bringing artists, artisans and art-lovers together for inspiration, discovery and a rich opportunity - art in the heart of our communities across Hertfordshire. Running now for more than 30 years, He.....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

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

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