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Seeing womens footwear designs come to market!

Tue 27 Mar 2018

Seeing womens footwear designs come to market!

Being a part of the design & development and setting the direction for Charles Jourdan Paris was a fabulous honour where they let my creative juices flow and push the boundaries of their classics for innovation..... yet .....Read more

Linocut Printing – Taster Session – June

Tue 13 Mar 2018

Linocut Printing – Taster Session – June

Evening session Wednesday 6th June 2018 6 – 9 £30.00 Our first session in June will introduce you to the technique of linocut printing! This is a form of ‘relief’ or ‘block’ printing, where a lino block is cu.....Read more

European Union contributes £40m a year to UK culture

Tue 06 Mar 2018

European Union contributes £40m a year to UK culture

New research by Arts Council England, produced to inform the Brexit negotiations, has highlighted the negative impact losing funding and free movement could have on the sector. Up to £40m a year in funding for arts and c.....Read more

Funding changes at Arts Council England

Tue 06 Mar 2018

Funding changes at Arts Council England

Arts Council England's Grants for the Arts fund has long been a backbone of funding for the Outdoor Arts sector and closed on 1 Mar 2018. In its place, National Lottery Project Grants open for applications on Mon 5 Mar 2.....Read more

Music at the heart of Huddersfield article in Arts Industry

Mon 26 Mar 2018

Music at the heart of Huddersfield article in Arts Industry

Read this Arts Industry article about music in Huddersfield and two examples of where it's being used to create new communities: Yorkshire Sound Women’s Network (YSWN) - flying the flag for girls and women in music, Y.....Read more

True Value of Creative Industries Exports

Fri 16 Mar 2018

True Value of Creative Industries Exports

New analysis shows creative digital exports worth £21bn The UK’s creative exports are worth £21bn, according to new research on the value of digital trade. This means creative digital exports could be £6bn higher th.....Read more

How vinyl is helping revive the high street: Sky News report

Mon 19 Mar 2018

How vinyl is helping revive the high street: Sky News report

Five years ago a team of retail experts published a report for Westminster about the future of Britain's high streets. Now, they say, is the right time to do it again. For years out of town retail parks and online sho.....Read more

Exciting new initiative - Music Planet Live & Music Venue Trust

Tue 13 Mar 2018

Exciting new initiative - Music Planet Live & Music Venue Trust

100 new young female promoters - 100 new shows - 100 grassroots music venues. Music Venue Trust and Music Planet Live are delighted to announce a major new partnership to reinvigorate and diversify the grassroots musi.....Read more

Dewsbury Lunchtime Concert season goes out with a bang!

Mon 19 Mar 2018

Dewsbury Lunchtime Concert season goes out with a bang!

Last week saw the last concert of the 2017/18 Lunchtime Concert Season at Dewsbury Town Hall and what a finale! We had a whistle-stop tour through the percussion section of the Orchestra of Opera North with Chris and El.....Read more

Culture is Digital

Tue 20 Mar 2018

Culture is Digital

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport have launched a report that is the culmination of the Digital Culture Project with the #CultureisDigital online consultation. There are three key themes: •Audiences.....Read more

Lino Etching Weekend – May

Thu 08 Mar 2018

Lino Etching Weekend – May

Weekend course Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th May 2018 10 – 4 £135.00 Join artist and printmaker Jenny Thomas for this innovative course, exploring ways of making relief printed images using a caustic soda paste to .....Read more

Huddersfield to Oz – how Bhangra is set for the world stage

Mon 19 Mar 2018

Huddersfield to Oz – how Bhangra is set for the world stage

Huddersfield’s very own Bhangra expert, full-time teacher of art and research fellow at the University of Huddersfield, Hardeep Sahota, is taking his passion for the culture to the other side of the world, to spread its .....Read more

Huddersfield Music scene reaches On:Yorkshire Magazine

Thu 01 Mar 2018

Huddersfield Music scene reaches On:Yorkshire Magazine

Huddersfield may be home to a Premier League football team, but it’s also home to a world class music scene. Famous internationally for its Contemporary Music Festival, Huddersfield has a lot more to offer than people re.....Read more

New publication: A Colouring Guide to Yorkshire

Sat 31 Mar 2018

New publication: A Colouring Guide to Yorkshire

A Colouring Guide to Yorkshire is the latest publication from Huddersfield based D&M Heritage. Written and illustrated by the local artist Sarah Watkins, the guide doubles as a colouring book, full of beautiful illustrat.....Read more

Screen Printing: Paper – Taster Session – June

Tue 13 Mar 2018

Screen Printing: Paper – Taster Session – June

Evening session Wednesday 13th June 2018 6 – 9 £30.00 In June, spend an evening learning #screenprinting, where ink is pushed through a frame covered in a fine mesh, (the ‘screen’), onto a surface underneath, usi.....Read more

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