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New to Orchestral Concerts?

Wed 20 Oct 2021

New to Orchestral Concerts?

Have you never been to an orchestral concert thinking they are not for you? Would you like to give one a try? Maybe you are not quite sure what to expect? Opera North are delighted to welcome anyone who’s new to orc.....Read more

Halloween Spooktacular this half term

Tue 19 Oct 2021

Halloween Spooktacular this half term

A range of free family activities and entertainment will be taking place in the PIazza Shopping Centre in Huddersfield from 23 - 30 October. - Pumpkin carving workshop - Halloween costume and mask making workshops -.....Read more

Callaloo Takes Up Space at Temporary Contemporary!

Tue 19 Oct 2021

Callaloo Takes Up Space at Temporary Contemporary!

Callaloo have been commissioned to deliver multi-artform Carnival Craft workshops over October Half Term. Free Family fun Carnival craft activities and Spooky Stories on Monday 25th, Wednesday 27th, Friday 29th October. .....Read more

Samh releases

Tue 19 Oct 2021

Samh releases "Fat Of The Apple"

Kirklees-based band Samh release “Fat of the Apple” on Saving Grace Music. The band have steadily been building up a cult-like following .. receiving radio support from local stations & blogs to national outlets like B.....Read more

Autumn 2021 Festival Week

Sun 17 Oct 2021

Autumn 2021 Festival Week

A big welcome back to Cinema in the Holme Valley and the chance to see some really great films . From 31 October to 7 November 2021, Holmfirth Film Festival will screen 22 films/events as part of Autumn Festival Week.....Read more

Conscious Youth launches Christmas card design challenge

Wed 13 Oct 2021

Conscious Youth launches Christmas card design challenge

With Christmas quickly approaching, Huddersfield based community organisation, Conscious Youth, has launched a Christmas card design challenge for primary and secondary school children across Kirklees. The past 18 mo.....Read more

Indielab West Yorkshire for game developers and TV indies

Wed 13 Oct 2021

Indielab West Yorkshire for game developers and TV indies

Indielab West Yorkshire is a brand new programme exclusively for creative business in West Yorkshire. Launched in partnership with Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP), the bespoke accelerators are designed to.....Read more

Black History Month 2021

Mon 11 Oct 2021

Black History Month 2021

October is Black History Month. The month was established in 1987 to acknowledge, raise awareness and promote the vast contributions people of Black African and Caribbean descent have made to the UK and world history. .....Read more

Huddersfield Art Gallery's move to Temporary Contemporary Space

Mon 11 Oct 2021

Huddersfield Art Gallery's move to Temporary Contemporary Space

Huddersfield Art Gallery will temporarily relocate to one of the Temporary Contemporary spaces at the Piazza Shopping Centre, while significant building works on the current Huddersfield Library and Art Gallery building .....Read more

Open Doors - a campaign survey for the artist-led sector

Thu 07 Oct 2021

Open Doors - a campaign survey for the artist-led sector

Artists and arts organisations - East Street Arts need your views! East Street Arts Open Doors campaign is exploring barriers that artist-led spaces face in sustainability, through the lens of labour hours and pay. .....Read more

Taster of world premiere at Huddersfield Town Hall this week

Tue 05 Oct 2021

Taster of world premiere at Huddersfield Town Hall this week

This Thursday, 7 October at 7.30 pm, Opera North’s Principal Guest Conductor Antony Hermus leads the world premiere of Gresley, a Concerto for Bass Trombone and Orchestra by acclaimed British composer Benjamin Ellin. .....Read more

Huddersfield world premiere for Kirklees Concert Season

Wed 29 Sep 2021

Huddersfield world premiere for Kirklees Concert Season

After a joyful reception for the Orchestra of Opera North’s first concert at Huddersfield Town Hall in over a year and a half, the Kirklees Concert Season continues on 7 October with a world premiere, and works by Mendel.....Read more

Paddock Orchestra returns - new members welcome!

Tue 28 Sep 2021

Paddock Orchestra returns - new members welcome!

Like many amateur music making groups, Paddock Orchestra has faced many challenges over the last 18 months. During the various lockdowns the orchestra has continued to support its members with online rehearsals and remo.....Read more

hcmf// 2021 programme out now!

Mon 27 Sep 2021

hcmf// 2021 programme out now!

hcmf// 2021: Thursday 18 - Monday 22 November We're delighted to share the full programme for hcmf// 2021 with you, ahead of ticket sales going live on Thursday 30 September! hcmf// 2021 is a return to live progra.....Read more

Giant ‘Urban Rewild’ mural revealed as part of Dewsbury Creative

Fri 24 Sep 2021

Giant ‘Urban Rewild’ mural revealed as part of Dewsbury Creative

A new mural has been completed in Dewsbury town centre as part of the Creative Town Arts Programme. The piece entitled ‘Urban Rewild’ has been designed by emerging, multi-disciplined artist Emmeline North who is reno.....Read more

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