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New Creative Map Launches Soon!

Tue 02 Oct 2018

New Creative Map Launches Soon!

Voluntary Arts is currently developing a new platform designed to help increase the visibility of participatory creative groups. The new interactive map is designed to enable people across the UK and Republic of Irel.....Read more

Survey on children's access to the arts

Thu 04 Oct 2018

Survey on children's access to the arts

The Fabian Society, in partnership with Children and the Arts and the Musicians’ Union, has launched a new project to explore what has happened to primary age children’s access to the arts and they’d like your opinion. .....Read more

Centre of excellence initiative to pilot in Yorkshire

Thu 04 Oct 2018

Centre of excellence initiative to pilot in Yorkshire

A ground-breaking initiative to establish a network of centres of excellence for film and television in the nations and regions will be piloted in Yorkshire. Creative Skillset, the skills body for the UK screen indust.....Read more

Audience of the future

Fri 05 Oct 2018

Audience of the future

What is the audience of the future challenge? Government’s challenge to industry and research to create immersive experiences, products and services that capture public attention and enable the UK to lead. New imme.....Read more

Big Lottery Fund to Change Name in Early 2019

Mon 08 Oct 2018

Big Lottery Fund to Change Name in Early 2019

The Big Lottery Fund, which distributes 40% of the good cause money raised by National Lottery players, has announced that from 30 January 2019 it will be called The National Lottery Community Fund. Last year alone the B.....Read more

Chief Executive of Arts Council England visits Huddersfield

Tue 09 Oct 2018

Chief Executive of Arts Council England visits Huddersfield

Darren Henley, Chief Executive of the Arts Council England visited Huddersfield last week to sign a triumvirate partnership agreement between Arts Council England, Huddersfield University and Kirklees Council. The M.....Read more

Flag campaign in Huddersfield

Tue 09 Oct 2018

Flag campaign in Huddersfield

Have you noticed the flags that have gone up around Huddersfield town centre? Dotted around New Street, Market Street, High Street, Westgate, John Williams Street, Kingsate, Kings Street, Zetland Street and Ramsden Stree.....Read more

IVE Cultural Education Events Guide 2018-19

Wed 10 Oct 2018

IVE Cultural Education Events Guide 2018-19

IVE work with secondary schools, primary schools and educational establishments and arts and cultural organisations to ensure a more creative future for the UK. To find out what IVE are offering and how it could benef.....Read more

Local festivals encourage residents to become ‘music hosts’

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Local festivals encourage residents to become ‘music hosts’

Kirklees is home to internationally recognised world class music, and every year its diverse programme of events attracts thousands of music and cultural tourists from across the UK and all around the world. During t.....Read more

All that Jazz and Much More

Tue 16 Oct 2018

All that Jazz and Much More

Here is a great 2 page article about Marsden Jazz Festival that appeared in the Huddersfield Examiner on Friday 12 October ahead of the Festival which took place over the weekend. If you missed out on this year's Festiv.....Read more

Digital Growth Voucher scheme – closing soon!!!

Thu 18 Oct 2018

Digital Growth Voucher scheme – closing soon!!!

Digital Enterprise have announced that their Digital Growth Voucher scheme continues to grow in popularity. As a result of the high demand the latest phase of their scheme will be closing early. Apply before Friday 26t.....Read more

hcmf// - Calling Young Curators

Tue 23 Oct 2018

hcmf// - Calling Young Curators

hcmf// is preparing to launch an exciting new initiative aimed at developing talent and leadership amongst the music programmers, promoters and curators of the future. Over the duration of the project, a team of six Y.....Read more

Celebrating achievements – Salma Zaman

Mon 29 Oct 2018

Celebrating achievements – Salma Zaman

It’s often hard to shout about your own achievements and praise yourself – it’s not something that sits comfortably with many people. We recently heard about the achievements of Salma Zaman from Salma’s Bollywood Academ.....Read more

Have your say on the Kirklees Economic Strategy

Thu 25 Oct 2018

Have your say on the Kirklees Economic Strategy

Kirklees Council is carrying out a refresh of the Kirklees Economic Strategy. The aim is to ensure that the strategy responds to current and future challenges and opportunities in Kirklees. If you're a creative busin.....Read more

How Do Our Kids Beat The Robots?

Wed 31 Oct 2018

How Do Our Kids Beat The Robots?

A very interesting BBC Radio4 production that well worth a listen, enjoy: Sathnam Sanghera investigates how children can compete with machines for jobs in the future. We live in a world where robots, algorithms and.....Read more

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