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Empathy Day - Tuesday 9 June

Mon 08 Jun 2020

Empathy Day - Tuesday 9 June

Help mark Empathy Day by reading something from Kirklees Libraries "Under One Sky collection". They are voices not generally heard in the mainstream, from publishers not usually found in the larger shops. You'll certainl.....Read more

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival - Doing New Things & Sharing

Mon 01 Jun 2020

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival - Doing New Things & Sharing

Even though 2020 has thrown up some interesting challenges, the GNUF have continued working behind the scenes to ensure that their work can continue in the future. Throughout the Spring & Summer of 2020, they are supp.....Read more

How has Covid-19 impacted your business in Kirklees?

Tue 09 Jun 2020

How has Covid-19 impacted your business in Kirklees?

As the Coronavirus continues to impact on the day-to-day operations of businesses in Kirklees, the Council and its partners want to understand what needs to be done to best support businesses to recover and build resilie.....Read more

The Virtual Great Get Together - 19-21 June 2020

Tue 09 Jun 2020

The Virtual Great Get Together - 19-21 June 2020

Be Part of The Great Get Together 2020! Over the past three years communities up and down the country have come together to celebrate the life of Jo Cox MP. We’ve seen thousands of community events taking place, with .....Read more

Volunteers Week 2020 (1-7 June)

Mon 01 Jun 2020

Volunteers Week 2020 (1-7 June)

Volunteers Week 2020 is an opportunity to recognise the remarkable contribution of Volunteers over the last year, and those supporting our communities during COVID-19. Every day of Volunteers Week, Volunteering Kirkle.....Read more

OutdoorArtsUK Survey: Impact of Covid-19 on Outdoor Arts

Tue 02 Jun 2020

OutdoorArtsUK Survey: Impact of Covid-19 on Outdoor Arts

OutdoorArtsUK invites you to share some of your thoughts on the impact of the Covid-19 emergency on your work and the future of the Outdoor Arts sector. The answers are intended to feed into a variety of initiatives. .....Read more

Refugee Week 2020 (15-21 June) - Kurdish Poetry Reading

Mon 15 Jun 2020

Refugee Week 2020 (15-21 June) - Kurdish Poetry Reading

Reading poetry can transport us to other worlds, help us understand other peoples lived experience. Poems can give us the words for what we feel and ways to express it to others. Poems can bring us out of ourselves and f.....Read more

Kirklees Windrush Day 2020

Wed 17 Jun 2020

Kirklees Windrush Day 2020

Monday 22nd June 2020 will be the third national Windrush Day and you're invited to take part in the first local celebration in Kirklees. After WW2 the Government encouraged people from commonwealth countries to come .....Read more

Can arts and culture help us navigate the crisis of Covid-19?

Mon 22 Jun 2020

Can arts and culture help us navigate the crisis of Covid-19?

FREE WEBINAR This is a terrifying time for the arts and culture sector. Artists and organisations are concerned they won’t survive the next 12 months. Arts Council England have gathered leading artists and cultura.....Read more

Great Get Together projection

Tue 23 Jun 2020

Great Get Together projection

The Great Get Together was this weekend, and on Friday night, artwork that depicted people's hopes, dreams and reflections on the #PowerOfCommunity was projected onto Dewsbury town hall alongside art by Graeme Banderia a.....Read more

Huddersfield Virtual Food & Drink Festival- Business Opportunity

Mon 29 Jun 2020

Huddersfield Virtual Food & Drink Festival- Business Opportunity

Huddersfield Live have been working with Kirklees Council, to help with the reopening and recovery of the district as we emerge from lockdown. They would love you to join them and help spread the word about how fabulous .....Read more

Kirklees Pride 2020

Fri 26 Jun 2020

Kirklees Pride 2020

LGBT+ pride events will look and feel very different this year due to Covid-19 and social distancing restrictions, but there are plenty of fun online activities for people to get involved with. Kirklees Council will b.....Read more

Dwell Time

Fri 26 Jun 2020

Dwell Time

Dwell Time launch the second edition of their award winning art publication reflecting on mental wellbeing. Dwell time: The time a train spends at a scheduled stop without moving. Typically, this time is spent boardin.....Read more

7 Key Skills for Running Successful Virtual Events

Fri 26 Jun 2020

7 Key Skills for Running Successful Virtual Events

Managing virtual events requires a different set of skills from event planners – from filming and broadcasting to writing scripts and dealing with new tech. But according to a new poll from Eventsforce this month, 53% of.....Read more

Guidance for re-opening tourism businesses

Tue 30 Jun 2020

Guidance for re-opening tourism businesses

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement regarding the re-opening plans for a number of tourism businesses in England from 4 July, the Visitor Economy Guidance has been published. The guidance is aimed at busines.....Read more

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