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Make the case for art and culture!

Wed 17 Apr 2019

Make the case for art and culture!

It is vital today that people recognise why publicly-funded art and culture is important and what benefits it can bring to individuals, communities and society as a whole. The Arts Council England have launched a new .....Read more

Woven in Kirklees

Tue 16 Apr 2019

Woven in Kirklees

A celebration of textiles A celebration of innovation A celebration of heritage THIS is what Woven is all about. Keep an eye out for our upcoming events across Kirklees!..Read more

Saturday Art Club

Tue 16 Apr 2019

Saturday Art Club

Learn how to create a natural artist’s palette from leaves, flowers and soil and then use it to paint a unique artwork. That is the first of several techniques budding artists will learn at a new monthly Saturday Art .....Read more

Kirklees' Year of Music 2023 launch

Mon 15 Apr 2019

Kirklees' Year of Music 2023 launch

A visionary music project is expected to come out of a partnership between groups, festivals, the University of Huddersfield and Kirklees Council. Kirklees Year of Music 2023 launched at the University on Thursday 1.....Read more

New exhibitions in Queensgate Market

Mon 15 Apr 2019

New exhibitions in Queensgate Market

Three new exhibitions have appeared in Queensgate Market this week. In Market Gallery, the University of Huddersfield Art, Design and Architecture Department features two exhibitions - Charlotte Goldthorpe, Making Ma.....Read more

Huddersfield life drawing sessions

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Huddersfield life drawing sessions

Are you a creative or want to be? Come along to the Huddersfield Life Drawing Sessions every Thursday Evenings 7pm - 9pm. £6.00 per 2hr session and they are held at The Corner, 5 Market Walk, Huddersfield, HD1 2QA .....Read more

May Bank Holiday Art Exhibition- All Saints Church Elland

Thu 11 Apr 2019

May Bank Holiday Art Exhibition- All Saints Church Elland

We will once again be taking part in the annual May Bank Holiday weekend Art exhibition at All Saints Church in Elland! This is held from Friday 3rd to Monday 6th May; the preview evening and official opening will be .....Read more

Everybody's Talking, Nobody's listening

Tue 09 Apr 2019

Everybody's Talking, Nobody's listening

“In an ocean of stagnant and floundering creativity, DVEC have reached the shoreline of something new.” Thank you for the wonderful review of the new DVEC album which is the front cover feature article in this month’.....Read more

Reflections by the Orchestra of Opera North

Mon 08 Apr 2019

Reflections by the Orchestra of Opera North

The final concert in the Kirklees concert season 2018-2019 was performed by the Orchestra of Opera North, presented under the title of “Reflections.” The performance started with Lutoslawski’s ‘Musique Funebre’, followed.....Read more

Reduction Linocut: Process & Practice Session – April

Mon 08 Apr 2019

Reduction Linocut: Process & Practice Session – April

Morning session Tuesday 16th April 2019 10.30 – 11.30am £10.00 Want to learn more about reduction lino and learn a few tips and tricks? Check out our latest ‘Process & Practice’ session with Scarlette Averley .....Read more

Etching Weekend – April

Mon 08 Apr 2019

Etching Weekend – April

Weekend course Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th April 2019 10.30 – 4.30 £135.00 Tutor: Kate Desforges This course is all about learning the basics of etching. You will learn how to use hard ground, soft ground and .....Read more

Huddersfield's Cloth and Textile Industry

Fri 05 Apr 2019

Huddersfield's Cloth and Textile Industry

It has been well known for a long time that Huddersfield has been home to the world’s finest cloth, but it is questionable as to whether the knowledge and passion is still existent today or is the legacy slowly raveling .....Read more

Fighting Mental Illness Crisis Among Musicians

Fri 05 Apr 2019

Fighting Mental Illness Crisis Among Musicians

Two-thirds of musicians suffer from depression and need help according to Help Musicians UK amounting to crisis. The charity has joined with the magazine Classical Music to launch ‘Harmony in Mind’ which is a campaign to.....Read more

Photography Exhibition from Final Year Students

Fri 05 Apr 2019

Photography Exhibition from Final Year Students

Currently on show in Queensgate Markets is an exhibition from the BA (hons) final year photography students at the University of Huddersfield. The exhibition shows the third iterations of the self-directed projects, whic.....Read more

WOVEN Festival 2019

Thu 04 Apr 2019

WOVEN Festival 2019

Kirklees’ textile heritage is being put into the spotlight with the launch of the WOVEN festival, a celebration of the globally recognized industry. A series of events will be taking place over the week-long festival fro.....Read more

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