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FLEX - New Creative Development Hub for Agile Storytellers

Tue 29 Jun 2021

FLEX - New Creative Development Hub for Agile Storytellers

A ground-breaking development hub for screen talent from across the UK has been launched by Screen Yorkshire providing an opportunity for writers, producers and directors to explore story in an inspiring and progressive,.....Read more

What's On July 2021 in the Piazza and Queensgate Market

Tue 29 Jun 2021

What's On July 2021 in the Piazza and Queensgate Market

It's been a busy month with artists and arts organisations opening back up in the Piazza and Queensgate Market and we hope you've been able to see some of the wonderful work on show. We now have new activities for Jul.....Read more

Take part in music education survey

Tue 29 Jun 2021

Take part in music education survey

The Department for Education (DfE) has commissioned Arts Council England to undertake a short piece of market research to understand how the landscape of music education has changed over the last decade. To gauge this, a.....Read more

Volunteers Week - a Time to Say Thanks - 1-7 June

Tue 01 Jun 2021

Volunteers Week - a Time to Say Thanks - 1-7 June

In celebration of National Volunteers’ Week, 1-7 June, Kirklees Council are supporting Third Sector Leaders (TSL) Kirklees to mark the role volunteers played locally in supporting their local communities during the Covid.....Read more

Woven in Kirklees has Launched

Mon 07 Jun 2021

Woven in Kirklees has Launched

Woven in Kirklees launched at the weekend with The Big Rainbow Knit Installation - an impressive installation of 15,000 rainbow coloured squares on the historic pillars in front of Huddersfield train station knitted by v.....Read more

Callaloo PopUp Carnival - well worth waiting for!

Tue 15 Jun 2021

Callaloo PopUp Carnival - well worth waiting for!

Our PopUp Carnival brought a carefully curated selection of Carnival Creatures to delight residents and staff of a local residential care home. There were MANY obstacles to organising a Parade during a Global pandemic, .....Read more

Streaming Across The Sea online festival coming up in July

Mon 21 Jun 2021

Streaming Across The Sea online festival coming up in July

There'll be banjos, fiddles and mandolins galore, lively tunes and songs of heartbreak at the Streaming Across The Sea online festival, which fittingly kicks off on the Fourth of July. Huddersfield-based music promoter T.....Read more

HUDDERSFIELD CARNIVAL AWARDED £14,500 FOR COSTUME DESIGN & MAKE

Sun 20 Jun 2021

HUDDERSFIELD CARNIVAL AWARDED £14,500 FOR COSTUME DESIGN & MAKE

Huddersfield Carnival Management Committee has been successful in receiving a £14,500 share of a £90,000 grant from Historic England as part of the Huddersfield High Streets Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) to create and del.....Read more

Watch

Mon 14 Jun 2021

Watch "Carry On Touring" online summit with NME, MPs, Creatives

I recently contributed to Carry On Touring's online summit with cross party MPs, NME, Lords and music / creative biz tackling the government’s inadequate response to the nightmare of touring the EU post Brexit. Promi.....Read more

William Galinsky to lead the Kirklees Year of Music 2023

Mon 07 Jun 2021

William Galinsky to lead the Kirklees Year of Music 2023

it has been announced that International arts festival artistic director William Galinsky has been appointed as artistic programmer for the Kirklees Year of Music 2023. William specialises in creating arts festivals a.....Read more