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Kirklees Concert Season 2021-22 Tickets Now on Sale

Thu 22 Jul 2021

Kirklees Concert Season 2021-22 Tickets Now on Sale

The Kirklees Concert Season is heading back to Huddersfield and Dewsbury Town Halls in September with a spectacular new programme of orchestral, chamber and organ music. The sound of the Orchestra of Opera North wil.....Read more

Entire week for the Dragon's Maniacs!

Thu 22 Jul 2021

Entire week for the Dragon's Maniacs!

During first week of August we will be creating dragons, big, small, cute and scary at Yaga Art Studio in Packhorse Shopping Centre. Hours between 11am at 1pm This is your chance not only to create a dragon but al.....Read more

Join the Banner Campaign promoting Huddersfield's Creative Offer

Wed 21 Jul 2021

Join the Banner Campaign promoting Huddersfield's Creative Offer

You may have noticed the banners around Huddersfield Town Centre promoting the creative and cultural offer of the town. The banners are changed at 4 monthly intervals and we are now looking at content for the September-.....Read more

Take part in the WOVEN survey for a chance to win a £50 voucher

Sun 18 Jul 2021

Take part in the WOVEN survey for a chance to win a £50 voucher

WOVEN in Kirklees took place in June this year and we are keen to hear what you thought of it, how you heard about it and which events you took part in. Please fill in this short survey to tell us your views and as a th.....Read more

Workshops to help you with grant funding for Year of Music

Sat 17 Jul 2021

Workshops to help you with grant funding for Year of Music

The Year of Music 2023 is a year-long festival of music led by Kirklees Council, in partnership with music organisations from across the district. We know that it will need participation from all the people and groups.....Read more

The Inaugural Steve Sykes Commission for New Music

Wed 14 Jul 2021

The Inaugural Steve Sykes Commission for New Music

A commission to create and perform a new piece of music at Holmfirth Arts Festival, has been announced, in memory of a special man who inspired others. Musicians with a connection to the Holme Valley are invited to appl.....Read more

Yorkshire Tourism Industry Response Survey to Lockdown Release

Mon 12 Jul 2021

Yorkshire Tourism Industry Response Survey to Lockdown Release

Welcome to Yorkshire are working closely with businesses in the county’s tourism and hospitality industry that are facing the immediate challenges posed by a lack of staff within the sector and the increasing threat that.....Read more

Holmfirth Arts Festival 2021 will be live outdoor event in Sept

Mon 12 Jul 2021

Holmfirth Arts Festival 2021 will be live outdoor event in Sept

Holmfirth Arts Festival will be back on the streets and in the venues of Holmfirth for 2021. The weekend of culture, art and performance, planned for 17-19 September, will feature Holmfirth born comedian Kieran Hodgson;.....Read more

International Bluegrass Award nomination for True North Music

Thu 08 Jul 2021

International Bluegrass Award nomination for True North Music

Huddersfield-based music promoter and booking agent Maria Wallace (True North Music) has been nominated for a Momentum Award by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) based in Nashville, Tennessee. The nomi.....Read more

Eileen Alanna from Fishing4Compliments EP 'Colour In My View'

Tue 06 Jul 2021

Eileen Alanna from Fishing4Compliments EP 'Colour In My View'

Eileen Alanna from Fishing4Compliments has released a solo EP 'Colour In My View' comprised of five songs written and recorded during lockdown. The EP is produced, arranged, mixed and mastered by Jason Hanson of McKinnon.....Read more

University of Huddersfield Brass Band Broadcast - Pilot Project

Tue 06 Jul 2021

University of Huddersfield Brass Band Broadcast - Pilot Project

As part of a pilot project between a number of departments at the University of Huddersfield, a live broadcast was recently streamed from Huddersfield Town Hall by the University of Huddersfield Brass Band. Schools from.....Read more

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

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

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