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New organisation connecting culture and health

Wed 04 Apr 2018

New organisation connecting culture and health

An alliance of cultural organisations from across England has launched a new national body to develop and promote the role of arts and culture in supporting the country’s health and wellbeing. The Culture, Health and Wel.....Read more

Creative Industries Sector Deal unveiled

Tue 10 Apr 2018

Creative Industries Sector Deal unveiled

The government has announced £150m to “help cultural and creative businesses across Britain thrive”. The Creative Industries Sector Deal highlights commitments made by government and industry under four headings - places.....Read more

Puffin pic

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Puffin pic

I was lucky enough to get one of my puffin photos, taken at Bempton Cliffs, in this week's The Observer New Review. https://www.theguardian.com/community/gallery/2018/apr/08/dont-look-down-readers-photos-on-the-theme-of.....Read more

Report urges more arts based social prescribing

Thu 05 Apr 2018

Report urges more arts based social prescribing

The arts should be offered on prescription by the NHS more as an alternative to more traditional methods of primary care recommends a study by the Arts Council of Wales. The report, Arts and Health in Wales - A Mapping s.....Read more

Calling all Bike Friendly Creative Businesses and Arts Orgs

Thu 12 Apr 2018

Calling all Bike Friendly Creative Businesses and Arts Orgs

Why not pop your cycle helmets on and check out CityConnect’s “Bike Friendly Business” scheme encouraging you and your employees to stay fit while reducing your carbon footprint. Benefits include 1) Free advice and.....Read more

Make Music Day, 21 June, UK wide

Tue 24 Apr 2018

Make Music Day, 21 June, UK wide

Make Music Day is a free celebration of music that takes place each year in 120 countries around the world. This international event encourages all types of musicians and music groups to put on events in their communitie.....Read more

College to Career - Nafisa Tosh

Thu 05 Apr 2018

College to Career - Nafisa Tosh

In anticipation of the new Dewsbury Learning Quarter opening later this year, we are speaking to Kirklees College Alumni who attended the Dewsbury Centres to recall their days there and speak about what they are doing no.....Read more

Vinyl Tap celebrates Record Store Day - Examiner article

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Vinyl Tap celebrates Record Store Day - Examiner article

Huddersfield venues will be marking Record Store Day in style on Saturday 21 April with live music in a record shop and the chance to get your hands on some very special limited editions. Independent record store Viny.....Read more

Funding boost for the arts to support talented pupils

Mon 23 Apr 2018

Funding boost for the arts to support talented pupils

School Standards Minister Nick Gibb has announced £96 million to support talented music, drama and dance pupil’s kick-start their career in the arts. The money will give pupils across the country access to a range of .....Read more

Take part in Processions, 10 June, 4 UK cities

Tue 10 Apr 2018

Take part in Processions, 10 June, 4 UK cities

Women and girls across the UK can sign up to participate in the country’s biggest-ever participatory work of art—a celebration of 100 years since the first British women got the vote. On Sunday 10th of June, women and.....Read more

Market Hardware Exhibition in Queensgate Market Extended

Wed 25 Apr 2018

Market Hardware Exhibition in Queensgate Market Extended

The Market Hardware exhibition currently showing in Queensgate Market has been extended and can now be viewed until Friday 19 May. If you haven't had chance to wander around the Market and have a look - you now still ha.....Read more

Temporary Contemporary article in the Huddersfield Examiner

Tue 10 Apr 2018

Temporary Contemporary article in the Huddersfield Examiner

Huddersfield Examiner article about Temporary Contemporary - an initiative to show contemporary artwork in vacant spaces around Queensgate Market in Huddersfield town centre. Currently the 2 exhibitions on show are: .....Read more

What's happening May 2018

Thu 05 Apr 2018

What's happening May 2018

We have just moved into a lovely new studio in Upper Mills in Slaithwaite and have a whole load of clubs, free sessions and events coming up during May. Monday 7th May 10.00 - 11.20am 20 minute taster lessons a.....Read more

Experimental Culture will be crucial over next decade

Thu 05 Apr 2018

Experimental Culture will be crucial over next decade

New research has recommended that arts organisations should create a ‘culture of experimentation’ characterised by small-scale testing and structured digital experiments and will need to focus more on older audiences ove.....Read more

How one man is taking Bhangra from Huddersfield to the world

Tue 10 Apr 2018

How one man is taking Bhangra from Huddersfield to the world

Read this Huddersfield Examiner article about how Huddersfield teacher Hardeep Sahota is becoming a leading expert on Bhangra and is fast becoming internationally renowned. Hardeep is taking his passion for the culture .....Read more

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