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Well-Bean Café  and tips on maintaining good mental health

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Well-Bean Café and tips on maintaining good mental health

Good mental health is important to everyone and during this time of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is even more important than ever. If you're based in Kirklees the Well-Bean Café is a safe and confidential service offering.....Read more

Arts Council information on funding

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Arts Council information on funding

Keep up-to-date with the latest information from the Arts Council about advice, guidance and emergency funding measures they are putting in place to address the Covid-19/Coronavirus crisis. You can also sign up to th.....Read more

The Opera Mill

Tue 31 Mar 2020

The Opera Mill

Hello! I hope everyone is well and managing to find some interesting and fun creative outlets during this difficult time. I have been super busy setting up my new opera company The Opera Mill and I'm currently work.....Read more

Bushey Museum and Art Gallery's 'Artist of the Month'

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Bushey Museum and Art Gallery's 'Artist of the Month'

The Bushey Museum and Art Gallery tells the story of Bushey's unique artistic history relating to Sir Hubert von Herkomer RA and his world-renowned Art School, and others that followed. We regularly show art from the Col.....Read more

Self-Employed Government Income Support Scheme

Fri 27 Mar 2020

Self-Employed Government Income Support Scheme

The Government has announced a new Self-Employed Income Support Scheme. The Government will pay a taxable grant of 80 per cent of average annual profits over the last 3 years up to £2,500 per month. The scheme will be op.....Read more

Arts Council support for creative and cultural sector

Thu 26 Mar 2020

Arts Council support for creative and cultural sector

The Arts Council want to ensure that the people and organisations that make up the artistic, creative and cultural sector are protected during this crisis. They have made £160 million of emergency funding available for t.....Read more

Arts Council Funding for Cultural Organisations

Wed 25 Mar 2020

Arts Council Funding for Cultural Organisations

The Arts Council have announced that they will be providing the following funding for cultural organisations who have been impacted by Covid-19. £90 million will be available to National Portfolio Organisations (NPOs).....Read more

Coronavirus help and advice for businesses in Kirklees

Wed 25 Mar 2020

Coronavirus help and advice for businesses in Kirklees

Many businesses and self-employed workers face a period of uncertainty and possible loss of income as a result of the coronavirus. The Government has announced a package of financial and other measures to help manage the.....Read more

BBC Radio Leeds looking for online creative activities

Wed 25 Mar 2020

BBC Radio Leeds looking for online creative activities

Jane Chesworth from BBC Radio Leeds has been in touch to say that she is doing a weekly bulletin with online activities and is looking to promote any that artists, arts organisations or groups are doing. She is also l.....Read more

Arts Council support for artists, creatives & freelancers

Wed 25 Mar 2020

Arts Council support for artists, creatives & freelancers

The Arts Council is making £20 million available to individuals working in the cultural sector, including artists, creative practitioners and freelancers. Artists and creative practitioners will be able to apply for .....Read more

Information of financial support available:

Tue 24 Mar 2020

Information of financial support available:

Self Employment & Universal Credit https://www.gov.uk/self-employment-and-universal-credit Employment & Support Allowance https://www.gov.uk/employment-support-allowance Covid-19 Small Business Government Grant .....Read more

Cancellation of Holmfirth Artweek

Fri 20 Mar 2020

Cancellation of Holmfirth Artweek

Sadly we have been informed that Holmfirth Artweek will not be taking place this year. The committee have made a difficult but correct decision given the current circumstances- please see their website and accounts on so.....Read more

CLAY PARCELS:  Make work for idle hands!

Fri 20 Mar 2020

CLAY PARCELS: Make work for idle hands!

Children off school and people self isolating so, if any of you are interested in receiving clay parcels or remote workshops please message me or email sarah@sarahcorearts.com. There are project sheets for easy home clay.....Read more

Kirklees Concert Season - Cancellation of Events

Wed 18 Mar 2020

Kirklees Concert Season - Cancellation of Events

In light of Government advice on Covid-19, Kirklees Council and Opera North are very sorry to announce the cancellation of all remaining Kirklees Concert Season events. We'd like to thank our loyal audiences, and we .....Read more

At home, doesn’t mean alone - online drawing & painting classes

Wed 18 Mar 2020

At home, doesn’t mean alone - online drawing & painting classes

Find your creative self with our new artist-led online drawing and painting workshops Online drawing and painting workshops Date: variable availabilty between Mar-Aug 2020 Time: variable 40 minute time slots avai.....Read more

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