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Join the WOVEN Big Rainbow Knit group on Facebook

Wed 25 Nov 2020

Join the WOVEN Big Rainbow Knit group on Facebook

Tempted to join in the Woven in Kirklees Big Rainbow Knit to help yarn bomb the pillars on Huddersfield train station next year? We now have a new Facebook group called The Big Rainbow Knitters where you can get tips, a.....Read more

Help HLF raise funds by adding us to your Xmas list donations

Tue 24 Nov 2020

Help HLF raise funds by adding us to your Xmas list donations

We are fundraising – Can you help? Plans for our March 2021 Festival are under way, with lots of exciting events in the pipeline. We are currently fundraising – and any donation you make before 31 January 2021 will.....Read more

Kirklees’ Favourite Organist Gordon Stewart Bows Out

Tue 24 Nov 2020

Kirklees’ Favourite Organist Gordon Stewart Bows Out

Kirklees’ favourite organist Gordon Stewart bows out Borough Organist Dr Gordon Stewart is retiring, after providing a programme of world-class music for Huddersfield audiences for the last 30 years. World-renowne.....Read more

Big Knit, Big Community: The Rainbow Big Knit Challenge

Tue 24 Nov 2020

Big Knit, Big Community: The Rainbow Big Knit Challenge

For Big Knit 2021 we are asking everyone in Kirklees to knit squares for an impressive rainbow yarn bomb of the pillars of Huddersfield train station, and funding and knitting permitting, other stations across Kirklees......Read more

Winter Weekend of Film 2020

Sat 21 Nov 2020

Winter Weekend of Film 2020

Holmfirth Film Festival's Winter Weekend 26 - 29 November 2020 a few days of something different. . . Kicking off with our film quiz Thurs 26 Nov 8pm - take part in our Online Quiz with other film fans. Enter your .....Read more

National Lockdown Support Grant

Fri 20 Nov 2020

National Lockdown Support Grant

There are two business support grants available currently for businesses which are forced to close due to local restrictions or national lockdown. 1. National Lockdown Support Grant: Business premises forced to close.....Read more

Big Conversation with Voluntary Arts

Thu 19 Nov 2020

Big Conversation with Voluntary Arts

A lot has changed in the world over the last year and at Voluntary Arts they want to find out how this affects your creativity. They are running a survey and want your help to capture the current mood and needs of the vo.....Read more

New animation studio in the town!

Wed 18 Nov 2020

New animation studio in the town!

Hi everyone! We are a brand new animation studio which just happened to move in to the Huddersfield. Our goal is to create affordable and absolutely outstanding animation for your business/social media campaign/music.....Read more

It’s Crossed Finger Selfie time – please join in on 19 November

Mon 16 Nov 2020

It’s Crossed Finger Selfie time – please join in on 19 November

National Lottery players generate over £30 million for good causes every week. The Arts Council are hoping you’ll help them to say a massive #ThanksToYou to National Lottery players for funding amazing arts, museums.....Read more

Evoke: 4 places left on Young Producers Programme!

Mon 16 Nov 2020

Evoke: 4 places left on Young Producers Programme!

The Evoke Team would like to make you aware of this fantastic opportunity for young people to develop their creative potential by joining the 12 week Young Producers programme beginning 10th December 2020. The program.....Read more

Thriving Communities funding

Sun 15 Nov 2020

Thriving Communities funding

The National Academy for Social Prescribing and Arts Council England has launched a new £1.4 million Thriving Communities Fund to develop local social prescribing activities across the country. The fund will support plac.....Read more

Action needed: MPs to examine future of music festivals

Fri 13 Nov 2020

Action needed: MPs to examine future of music festivals

Festival organisers are urged to take part in a Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) enquiry, which will specifically look at what support is needed for UK music festivals to return in 2021. A DCMS .....Read more

Be on Steering Group for Dewsbury Creative Town arts plan

Tue 10 Nov 2020

Be on Steering Group for Dewsbury Creative Town arts plan

Arts organisation, Beam, have been commissioned to deliver the Creative Town Arts Plan, an integral part of Kirklees Council's 10 year blueprint vision for the town. They are inviting applications to be on the Steering .....Read more

Share your views on new Huddersfield Art Gallery & Musuem

Tue 10 Nov 2020

Share your views on new Huddersfield Art Gallery & Musuem

Kirklees Museums would like to hear your views on what you would like to see in a new museum and art gallery for Huddersfield in a new survey available until Monday 7 December 2020 (link to survey below). A new museum.....Read more

New website for Honley

Thu 05 Nov 2020

New website for Honley

Honley village is working to promote local businesses and groups and have recently launched a new website. There is information on local businesses, what's on, food and drink, physical activities, countryside and how to.....Read more

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