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Doctors move closer to unified plan for arts on prescription

Tue 08 May 2018

Doctors move closer to unified plan for arts on prescription

Medical professionals in the North West of England have moved closer to making reading and singing on prescription a formal part of their healthcare offer. 27 National Health Service (NHS) organisations across Cheshir.....Read more

Cleckheaton Cut Price Offer!!

Mon 21 May 2018

Cleckheaton Cut Price Offer!!

Cut Price tickets on sale until 31st May 2018 Tickets from only £64 Buy now to avoid paying full price!! Some individual concert tickets still available See our website for booking details www.cleckheatonfolkfestiv.....Read more

Cleckheaton Pupils Take on Westminster

Tue 15 May 2018

Cleckheaton Pupils Take on Westminster

In March of this year, pupils from Gomersal Primary School went to Parliament to voice their thoughts about the role of the Arts in education. They were chosen because they were members of Gomersal's Arts Council, an ide.....Read more

ART@THE HOUSE

Fri 25 May 2018

ART@THE HOUSE

ART@THE HOUSE Cliffe House, Shepley, Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th June 2018 ART@THE HOUSE is a new artist-centred event, promising two days of creative, interactive experiences combined with good food and drink, childre.....Read more

Arts are best way to boost wellbeing in later life

Tue 08 May 2018

Arts are best way to boost wellbeing in later life

Age UK has called on arts organisations to become more accessible to older people, and on national funders to make ‘age-friendly practice’ a requirement of culture funding. Engaging with arts and culture gives older p.....Read more

Etching – Taster Session – June

Tue 22 May 2018

Etching – Taster Session – June

Evening session Wednesday 27th June 2018 6 – 9 £30.00 In this 'Taster Session' we will introduce you to the technique of #etching, an ‘intaglio’ printmaking process, where lines and tones are ‘bitten’ into a meta.....Read more

The City Talking - Interview with hcmf//'s Roisin Hughes

Wed 02 May 2018

The City Talking - Interview with hcmf//'s Roisin Hughes

Roisin Hughes, Festival and Development Manager at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (hcmf//), talks to The City Talking regional magazine about the Festival and her career - shining light on women in music. Re.....Read more

Creative Industries Sector Deal launched

Wed 02 May 2018

Creative Industries Sector Deal launched

More than £150 million will be jointly invested by government and industry to help the country’s world-leading cultural and creative businesses thrive as part of landmark Sector Deal Britain’s creative industries are .....Read more

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for Ukulele Festival

Tue 08 May 2018

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for Ukulele Festival

Hundreds of music lovers will descend into Huddersfield to enjoy The Grand Northern Ukulele Festival (GNUF) this weekend (11 - 13 May) and the popular event will also see another memorable moment taking centre stage. The.....Read more

Creative & cultural activities and wellbeing in later life

Mon 21 May 2018

Creative & cultural activities and wellbeing in later life

Age UK has attempted to find out what makes later life worth living. Their new report explores the striking impact of creative and cultural activities, finding it to be the top-most contributor to wellbeing in older age......Read more

Appreciating the value (of music)

Fri 11 May 2018

Appreciating the value (of music)

Judith Burns shines a light on Foxhill primary in Bradford, a school which has championed music in the curriculum but is now facing tough decisions about continuing its successful brass band as a result of standstill fun.....Read more

Graphic Design in Screen Print – PTKdemo - June

Tue 01 May 2018

Graphic Design in Screen Print – PTKdemo - June

Morning demo/talk Tuesday 5th June 2018 10.30 – 11.30 £10.00 In our June Printmaker’s Toolkit Session, join graphic designer Ben Whittington for an insight into how he uses screen printing in his practice. Ben’s .....Read more

Lino Etching Weekend – May

Tue 22 May 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

HALF-TERM FUN AT OAKWELL

Wed 23 May 2018

HALF-TERM FUN AT OAKWELL

Fun quiz in the Hall: Saturday 26 May- Sunday 3 June, during Hall opening times Classic car rally: Sunday 3 June, 11am-3pm There has been some skulduggery going on at Oakwell Hall in Birstall. Someone has sneaked hou.....Read more

SCREEN YORKSHIRE WELCOMES CH4's NATIONAL HQ & Creative Hubs

Wed 30 May 2018

SCREEN YORKSHIRE WELCOMES CH4's NATIONAL HQ & Creative Hubs

Screen Yorkshire has welcomed today’s news that two Yorkshire locations are now through to the next round of Channel 4’s pitch process to host its National HQ and Creative Hub. At lunchtime today, Channel 4 announced tha.....Read more

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