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Money for Music in Kirklees

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Money for Music in Kirklees

An ambitious project to make the most of Kirklees’ rich and diverse musical heritage has received a cash boost this week. The project has received £299,032 from the Leeds LEP’s Business Rates Pool fund to spend on m.....Read more

Photo-Etching Weekend – September

Tue 07 Aug 2018

Photo-Etching Weekend – September

Weekend course Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th September 2018 11 – 5 £135.00 We are delighted to welcome Sean Rorke from Hot Bed Press to teach this exciting weekend course! Bring your photographic images to life thr.....Read more

Latest view of mural in Queensgate Market space

Tue 21 Aug 2018

Latest view of mural in Queensgate Market space

Artist Kasia Breska continues her transformation of the Event Space in Queensgate Market this week. Last week she completed this wall of the ‘alphabet’ section. Soon you will be able to go up and decode the symbols, reve.....Read more

Return of The Redcoats

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Return of The Redcoats

The 18th Century will spring to life at Oakwell Hall in Birstall on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September when the Queen’s Anne Regiment set up a military camp on the rear lawn of the Hall. Visitors to the Hall will be able.....Read more

Mural takes shape in Queensgate Market event space

Wed 29 Aug 2018

Mural takes shape in Queensgate Market event space

The mural by artist Kasia Breska is taking shape in Queensgate Market as she continues to brighten up the event space. This image shows the vibrant colours used on the end wall and the start of the large back wall. Wor.....Read more

Screen Printing Weekend: Paper – October

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Screen Printing Weekend: Paper – October

Weekend course Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st October 2018 10 – 4 £135.00 Spend a weekend learning screen printing in our professionally equipped workshop with artist and printmaker Clare Caulfield. Learn how to tra.....Read more

Printmaking in Poetry and Comics: Printmaker’s Toolkit Session

Thu 09 Aug 2018

Printmaking in Poetry and Comics: Printmaker’s Toolkit Session

Arti Morning session Tuesday 2nd October 2018 10.30 – 11.30 £10.00 Join artist Louise Crosby for our October Printmaker’s Toolkit Session, which focuses on her recent work using solar plate relief printmaking .....Read more

Heritage Open Weekend At Oakwell Hall

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Heritage Open Weekend At Oakwell Hall

Visitors can enjoy free admission to historic Oakwell Hall in Birstall on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 September for national Heritage Open Weekend. Heritage Open Weekend celebrates Britain’s rich and diverse history and c.....Read more

Outdoor Fun at Oakwell

Thu 09 Aug 2018

Outdoor Fun at Oakwell

If you are looking for ways to entertain the children this summer, there are still places available on fun outdoor activities at Oakwell Hall Country Park, Nova Lane, Birstall. For children aged five years and over, the.....Read more

Just How Big is the Video Gaming Industry?

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Just How Big is the Video Gaming Industry?

Back in the days - in the 80’s, the video game industry was just a small-but-steadily-growing part of a larger picture. Today, the gaming industry is now generating not just hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars b.....Read more

ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

Thu 09 Aug 2018

ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND A Chapterhouse Theatre presentation in the walled gardens Oakwell Hall, Nova Lane, Birstall WF17 9LG, tel: 01924 324761 Wednesday 15 August: 7.30pm start (gardens opens from 6.30pm) T.....Read more

Artist designs mural for Queensgate Market Event Space

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Artist designs mural for Queensgate Market Event Space

Artist, Kasia Breska, has been developing ideas for a mural to brighten up the Event Space in Queensgate Market and you can get a sneak preview of her ideas in this image. You can also see a video of a model Kasia has.....Read more

Don't be a

Wed 29 Aug 2018

Don't be a "d..k" What no one tells you about running a business

An interesting article observing some of the highlights, frustrations and benefits of being self-employed. Don't be a "d..k". What no one tells you about running your own business... Written by Geoff Shepherd, Chairm.....Read more

Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy - 1 Day Fundraising Courses

Wed 01 Aug 2018

Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy - 1 Day Fundraising Courses

Between September 2018 and March 2019, Arts, Fundraising & Philanthropy are offering five one-day training courses, all of which are aimed at equipping participants with the Fundraising Essentials to succeed in raising f.....Read more

Marshfest 2018  PRIZE DRAW!

Fri 03 Aug 2018

Marshfest 2018 PRIZE DRAW!

The Marshfest PRIZE DRAW is running on Facebook. Please Like AND Share the post to be in with a chance of winning. https://www.facebook.com/marshfest2018/photos/a.1260283090716006.1073741828.1254068458004136/18439729.....Read more

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