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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

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

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

Felix the Huddersfield Station Cat- 'Le Chat Noir'

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Felix the Huddersfield Station Cat- 'Le Chat Noir'

The image of Felix the Huddersfield Station Cat as 'Le Chat Noir' has been a roaring success! The first batch of prints have almost sold out, and so another is being prepared in time for Christmas, and will be going o.....Read more

Hallowe’en Trail

Tue 09 Oct 2018

Hallowe’en Trail

A spooky walk round the 100-acre park Oakwell Hall, Nova Lane, Birstall, WF17 9LG Saturday 27 October – Sunday 4 November 10am-4pm £1.50 per pack For further information telephone 01924 324761 Families can take a .....Read more

Parlour joins Temporary Contemporary

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Parlour joins Temporary Contemporary

We are please to be joined in Queensgate Market by Victoria from Parley who has set up the Parlour space in the market, just along from the Market Gallery. Parlour is a pilot project and space to encourage arts and .....Read more

Armistice centenary commemorated in Kirklees Concert Season

Fri 05 Oct 2018

Armistice centenary commemorated in Kirklees Concert Season

From the pandemonium of battle to moving reflections on loss and self-sacrifice, this year’s Kirklees Concert Season commemorates the centenary of the end of the First World War through music, beginning with a concert sc.....Read more

ARMISTICE CENTENARY COMMEMORATIONS

Tue 09 Oct 2018

ARMISTICE CENTENARY COMMEMORATIONS

November 2018 sees the centenary of Armistice Day which saw the end of fighting in the First World War. To mark this occasion Kirklees’ largest war memorial, the Tolson Memorial Museum, is holding a number of special eve.....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

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

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

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

Creepy Crafts at Bagshaw

Tue 09 Oct 2018

Creepy Crafts at Bagshaw

Hallowe’en-themed activities for half-term Tuesday 30 October: 12noon-4pm £2 per child; no booking required For further information telephone 01924 324765 Children can get ready for Hallowe’en with creepy crafts at.....Read more

Henry Morris exhibition in Queensgate Market

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Henry Morris exhibition in Queensgate Market

Felt and textile artist, Henry Morris, is exhibiting his felt work in a vacant stall in Queensgate Market until 14 December 2018 as part of the Temporary Contemporary Market Showcase. Henry will be demonstrating his.....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

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