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New book from local author and historian

Wed 16 Oct 2019

New book from local author and historian

Did you know we once had a crooked curate in the Holme Valley? John gives us all the detail in an engrossing read. 'Edmund Robinson was appointed as the curate at Holmfirth Chapel in 1673. He had previously married a l.....Read more

Growing success for Maria Wallace and True North Music

Tue 15 Oct 2019

Growing success for Maria Wallace and True North Music

2019 has been another great year for Huddersfield-based music promoter and booking agent Maria Wallace and her grassroots venture True North Music. Maria has once again reached the finals of the Yorkshire Gig Guide Grass.....Read more

Postcards from the 48%

Mon 14 Oct 2019

Postcards from the 48%

Don't miss the chance to see Holmfirth Film Festival's screening of Postcards from the 48%, tomorrow night. Film followed by a discussion on where things are at three years on, and where things might go next. See fest.....Read more

November Weekend of film - Holmfirth Film Festival 2019 part two

Sun 13 Oct 2019

November Weekend of film - Holmfirth Film Festival 2019 part two

Following June 2019's magical, long weekend of film, we've decided to do it again! Here comes part two - our Winter Weekend 2019 for all ages - Friday 8, Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 November. The weekend brings a treasu.....Read more

Print Workshop - Intro to: Screen Printing Paper - November

Thu 10 Oct 2019

Print Workshop - Intro to: Screen Printing Paper - November

Sat 16 & Sun 17 November Weekend course 10 - 4 Tutor: Clare Caulfield Spend a weekend learning screen printing in our professionally equipped workshop with artist and printmaker Clare Caulfield. Learn how to tr.....Read more

Print Workshop - Intro to Lino Etching - November

Thu 10 Oct 2019

Print Workshop - Intro to Lino Etching - November

Weekend course Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th November 2019 10 – 4 Join artists and WYPW studio holders Jenny Thomas and Fabian Osborne for a weekend of exploring the technique of lino etching. This exciting course wil.....Read more

Print Workshop - Mokuhanga Printing Effects - November

Thu 10 Oct 2019

Print Workshop - Mokuhanga Printing Effects - November

Sat 23 & Sun 24 November Weekend course Skill level: Intermediate 10 - 4 Tutor: Lucy May Schofield We are delighted to welcome back artist Lucy May Schofield to WYPW to teach this follow-on course for those .....Read more

World Mental Health Day - Thursday 10 October

Tue 08 Oct 2019

World Mental Health Day - Thursday 10 October

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. The Day provi.....Read more

Print Workshop - Intro to Etching

Tue 08 Oct 2019

Print Workshop - Intro to Etching

Sat 26 & Sun 27 October Weekend course 10 - 4 Tutor: Kate Desforges If you have a passion for drawing and enjoy exploring the qualities of line, tone and composition then understanding the beautiful intaglio pr.....Read more

Print Workshop - Intro to: Letterpress

Tue 08 Oct 2019

Print Workshop - Intro to: Letterpress

Sat 9 & Sun 10 November Weekend course 11 - 5 Tutor: Nick Loaring Learn to print letterpress! This course will show you all the basics of setting and printing wood and lead type, to create posters, books and st.....Read more

HLF 2020 & Cosmia Festival seek performers for open Mic night

Tue 08 Oct 2019

HLF 2020 & Cosmia Festival seek performers for open Mic night

Having secured funding from the Arts Council, Huddersfield Literature Festival will take place on 19 - 29 March 2020. For its inaugural launch event the Festival is supporting the new Cosmia Festival with a special Open.....Read more

Chris Longden - Fiction Novelist of the Year (Huddersfield Lass)

Tue 08 Oct 2019

Chris Longden - Fiction Novelist of the Year (Huddersfield Lass)

Christina Longden, Robert’s great x 3 granddaughter and author of both of the new books about him has received an award. Named ‘Fiction Novelist of the Year’, in the 2019 Northern Enterprise Awards, Chris comments: “Thi.....Read more

The first Huddesfield Repair Cafe - a great success!

Tue 08 Oct 2019

The first Huddesfield Repair Cafe - a great success!

The first Huddersfield Repair Café was a great success on Saturday in Queensgate Market. They need more 'fixers' for the next café so if you're good at mending or fixing things get in touch with Richard at huddersfie.....Read more

Huddersfield Independence Festival 2019

Fri 04 Oct 2019

Huddersfield Independence Festival 2019

Huddersfield Independence (HI) aims to celebrate the many vibrant, creative and fantastic independent business who are based in the town centre and help you find a new favourite place or to add to your mix of choices. .....Read more

National Hate Crime Awareness Week

Wed 02 Oct 2019

National Hate Crime Awareness Week

Did you know National Hate Crime Awareness Week takes place in October every year and it is this week! It is an opportunity to raise awareness of what hate crime is and stand by those affected by it. National Hate .....Read more

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