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Art Folio 2020 Winner

Tue 07 Jul 2020

Art Folio 2020 Winner

In June I found out that I had won the International competition Art Folio 2020 'Best in Show'..Read more

Come Play With Me Call out

Tue 07 Jul 2020

Come Play With Me Call out

Come Play With Me are putting together a compilation album featuring music by women, people of marginalised genders and LGBTQIA+ artists in Yorkshire. If you would like to apply, please see the submission form here: h.....Read more

National Lottery Project Grants is returning

Sun 05 Jul 2020

National Lottery Project Grants is returning

The Arts Council have announced that after a brief closure of the fund in the immediate aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis, that the National Lottery Project Grants will be back later in July. Improvements to the fund a.....Read more

Kirklees individuals & organisations receive Arts Council awards

Sun 05 Jul 2020

Kirklees individuals & organisations receive Arts Council awards

In response to the Covid-19 crisis the Arts Council announced in late March that its number one priority would be to provide urgent support to people working in the cultural sector and to England’s arts, museums and libr.....Read more

Mikron launch fundraising appeal to reach historic 50th year

Fri 03 Jul 2020

Mikron launch fundraising appeal to reach historic 50th year

With no income from shows, no shop, no programmes or raffle due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Marsden based Mikron theatre are currently looking at a shortfall of £48,337.49 for next year. Many of you will know that we.....Read more

Lockdown film competitions

Thu 02 Jul 2020

Lockdown film competitions

COVID 19 - ANIMATION AND SHORT FILM FILM COMPETITIONS Holmfirth Film Festival plans to return later this year (19-23 November) with another long-weekend of screenings and events. We're currently running a short film .....Read more

Guidance for re-opening tourism businesses

Tue 30 Jun 2020

Guidance for re-opening tourism businesses

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement regarding the re-opening plans for a number of tourism businesses in England from 4 July, the Visitor Economy Guidance has been published. The guidance is aimed at busines.....Read more

&Piano has just launched its new ‘Friends Scheme - ‘88 Keys’

Tue 30 Jun 2020

&Piano has just launched its new ‘Friends Scheme - ‘88 Keys’

&Piano’s ’88 Keys’ is a scheme for friends of the festival to support them further by sponsoring a key on their ‘&Piano’ Piano! A piano isn’t a piano without it’s 88 keys, and as its an essential part of their festiva.....Read more

Huddersfield Virtual Food & Drink Festival- Business Opportunity

Mon 29 Jun 2020

Huddersfield Virtual Food & Drink Festival- Business Opportunity

Huddersfield Live have been working with Kirklees Council, to help with the reopening and recovery of the district as we emerge from lockdown. They would love you to join them and help spread the word about how fabulous .....Read more

Pat Fulgoni with Kolonovits, Max Steiner Orchestra, Camo Krooked

Mon 29 Jun 2020

Pat Fulgoni with Kolonovits, Max Steiner Orchestra, Camo Krooked

Thought this classical crossover might be interesting to some of the creatives in this directory. I have a few lead VOCALS over the 80 piece "Red Bull Symphonic" LP out this month. Camo & Krooked's biggest tracks rewo.....Read more

Kirklees Pride 2020

Fri 26 Jun 2020

Kirklees Pride 2020

LGBT+ pride events will look and feel very different this year due to Covid-19 and social distancing restrictions, but there are plenty of fun online activities for people to get involved with. Kirklees Council will b.....Read more

Dwell Time

Fri 26 Jun 2020

Dwell Time

Dwell Time launch the second edition of their award winning art publication reflecting on mental wellbeing. Dwell time: The time a train spends at a scheduled stop without moving. Typically, this time is spent boardin.....Read more

7 Key Skills for Running Successful Virtual Events

Fri 26 Jun 2020

7 Key Skills for Running Successful Virtual Events

Managing virtual events requires a different set of skills from event planners – from filming and broadcasting to writing scripts and dealing with new tech. But according to a new poll from Eventsforce this month, 53% of.....Read more

Creative Scene launch Brigantia Artists North Kirklees

Fri 26 Jun 2020

Creative Scene launch Brigantia Artists North Kirklees

BANK is a new initiative from Creative Scene, bringing together the arts community in and around North Kirklees. A place for creative practitioners of all kinds who are interested in creative people and places, BANK .....Read more

Great Get Together projection

Tue 23 Jun 2020

Great Get Together projection

The Great Get Together was this weekend, and on Friday night, artwork that depicted people's hopes, dreams and reflections on the #PowerOfCommunity was projected onto Dewsbury town hall alongside art by Graeme Banderia a.....Read more

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