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Kirklees’ textile celebration programme revealed

Wed 01 May 2019

Kirklees’ textile celebration programme revealed

The plans for the week-long WOVEN festival, which will celebrate Kirklees’ textile heritage and look ahead to the industry’s digital future, have been revealed. Held at the Textile Centre of Excellence, and hosted by.....Read more

Even Minimal Creative Activity Boosts Wellbeing, Research Finds

Mon 20 May 2019

Even Minimal Creative Activity Boosts Wellbeing, Research Finds

A study of 50,000 people has shown that regardless of the skill behind it, taking part in creative activity helps people manage their emotions, build confidence and explore solutions to problems – even a brief amount of .....Read more

ACE pledges £1.5m to grassroots music venues

Mon 20 May 2019

ACE pledges £1.5m to grassroots music venues

Grassroots music venues and promoters received a welcome boost when Arts Council England (ACE) pledged funding of £1.5m to support them. The money will come through ACE’s National Lottery Project Grants, and the funde.....Read more

Help to shape a world class future for music in Kirklees

Fri 24 May 2019

Help to shape a world class future for music in Kirklees

Do you write, make, perform or present music? Do you work in music, teach music, manage a venue, a band, a festival or a label? However you’re involved, we’d like to hear your voice. Join the discussion about how we c.....Read more

Banner Campaign in Huddersfield 2019

Tue 28 May 2019

Banner Campaign in Huddersfield 2019

Have you seen our new banners which have gone up around Huddersfield Town Centre? They are in place around Huddersfield to showcase many arts and cultural organisations and events going on in Kirklees. The current fla.....Read more

Circle, Line and Geometric Patterns - June

Fri 10 May 2019

Circle, Line and Geometric Patterns - June

Day workshop Saturday 8th June 2019 10am – 4pm £70.00 Join artist and printmaker Saba Rifat in June to explore traditional geometric patterns through screenprinting on paper. On this one-day workshop you will be .....Read more

Sumi Perera - Artist Talk

Fri 10 May 2019

Sumi Perera - Artist Talk

Evening event Friday 17th May 2019 6 – 7pm £10.00 - Booking required We are delighted to welcome back Sumi Perera to WYPW – artist, printmaker and winner of our 2015 Flourish Award for Excellence in Printmaking. .....Read more

Recycling Through Print - Sat 8 & Sat 15 June 2019

Thu 23 May 2019

Recycling Through Print - Sat 8 & Sat 15 June 2019

Woven in Kirklees - Textile Celebration June 2019 West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Mirfield Recycling through print 10.30 - 15.00 FREE Workshops Do you have textile items such as a shirt, T-shirt, jacket or c.....Read more

GNUF has Landed!

Fri 10 May 2019

GNUF has Landed!

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival has landed! Grand Northern Ukulele Festival (GNUF) has begun with hundreds of ukulele players from all over the world arriving in Huddersfield. What started as a small two day event .....Read more

Kirklees Concert Season Previews

Tue 21 May 2019

Kirklees Concert Season Previews

The Kirklees Concert Season returns in September, marking the seventeenth year of Opera North and Kirklees Council’s unique partnership, and the first step on the journey towards the region’s Year of Music 2023. You .....Read more

A Journey in Colour, new exhibition at Globe Arts Studio

Thu 02 May 2019

A Journey in Colour, new exhibition at Globe Arts Studio

Globe Arts Studio is delighted to be hosting the new exhibition by Holmfirth artist, Howard Asher, A Journey in Colour. His work is uplifting, exciting, fun and most especially colourful. Join Howard on launch day,.....Read more

Studio space available at Globe Arts Studio

Thu 02 May 2019

Studio space available at Globe Arts Studio

Calling artists looking for their own studio space! We've a rare opportunity to lease a large studio space at Globe Arts Studio. Currently a shared space, we are looking for a compatible artist to share this substa.....Read more

Spring Handmade Fair Saturday 25th May

Wed 15 May 2019

Spring Handmade Fair Saturday 25th May

We our hosting our first Spring Fair is happening on Saturday 25th May 10am to 4pm at Globe Arts Studio, Carr Lane, Slaithwaite. We are pleased to announce that over 20 local artists and makers will be showcasing thei.....Read more

meet 20+ artists and makers at art at the house 2019

Fri 17 May 2019

meet 20+ artists and makers at art at the house 2019

art at the house returns to Cliffe House in Shepley for its 2nd year, promising another fabulous two days of creative, interactive experiences combined with good food and drink, children’s activities and music. MEET .....Read more

CALL FOR PROPOSALS for 4TH World Congree of Psychogeography

Tue 07 May 2019

CALL FOR PROPOSALS for 4TH World Congree of Psychogeography

Kirklees's Festival of flaneuring will be back again from 6 to 8 September 2019, and organisers are issuing a CALL FOR PROPOSALS for local people who would like to contribute to the proposals. You may want to lead a w.....Read more

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