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OUTDOOR FUN AT OAKWELL THIS AUTUMN

Thu 27 Sep 2018

OUTDOOR FUN AT OAKWELL THIS AUTUMN

Half-term outdoor activities for children and families Oakwell Hall Country Park, Nova Lane, Birstall, WF17 9LG Monday 29 October: Family Forestcraft 10.30am-12noon; £8 per child, £2 per adult Tuesday 30 October.....Read more

Live Music inquiry

Mon 26 Feb 2018

Live Music inquiry

The inquiry will look at the economic, cultural and social benefits of live music. Music tourism contributes £4 billion to the UK economy that year. However, despite the fact that festival and concert attendance continu.....Read more

Creative & cultural activities and wellbeing in later life

Mon 21 May 2018

Creative & cultural activities and wellbeing in later life

Age UK has attempted to find out what makes later life worth living. Their new report explores the striking impact of creative and cultural activities, finding it to be the top-most contributor to wellbeing in older age......Read more

Preview of Songs of War Concert - Huddersfield Examiner

Mon 19 Nov 2018

Preview of Songs of War Concert - Huddersfield Examiner

Read the Examiner's great preview of the Opera North Concert, "The Songs of War" taking place at Huddersfield Town Hall this Thursday, 22 November at 7.30 pm at Huddersfield Town Hall. Tickets still available!..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

MCJ Fabrications complete metalwork for MD’s former College in D

Tue 05 Jun 2018

MCJ Fabrications complete metalwork for MD’s former College in D

A local Architectural Metalwork company, MCJ Fabrications based in Liversedge on Union Road, has returned to Kirklees College, where the Managing .....Read more

Hallowe’en Trail

Tue 09 Oct 2018

Hallowe’en Trail

A spooky walk round the 100-acre park Oakwell Hall, Nova Lane, Birstall, WF17 9LG Saturday 27 October – Sunday 4 November 10am-4pm £1.50 per pack For further information telephone 01924 324761 Families can take a .....Read more

Exciting new initiative - Music Planet Live & Music Venue Trust

Tue 13 Mar 2018

Exciting new initiative - Music Planet Live & Music Venue Trust

100 new young female promoters - 100 new shows - 100 grassroots music venues. Music Venue Trust and Music Planet Live are delighted to announce a major new partnership to reinvigorate and diversify the grassroots musi.....Read more

Appreciating the value (of music)

Fri 11 May 2018

Appreciating the value (of music)

Judith Burns shines a light on Foxhill primary in Bradford, a school which has championed music in the curriculum but is now facing tough decisions about continuing its successful brass band as a result of standstill fun.....Read more

The Growing  Creative & Digital Sector in Kirklees

Mon 23 Jul 2018

The Growing Creative & Digital Sector in Kirklees

The Kirklees Creative and Digital sector is in healthy shape and growing at pace. Over 50 new businesses registered in the first quarter of this year adding to the 2100 already based in the district. With plenty of su.....Read more

Armistice centenary commemorated in Kirklees Concert Season

Fri 05 Oct 2018

Armistice centenary commemorated in Kirklees Concert Season

From the pandemonium of battle to moving reflections on loss and self-sacrifice, this year’s Kirklees Concert Season commemorates the centenary of the end of the First World War through music, beginning with a concert sc.....Read more

Report on the benefits of music for dementia sufferers

Tue 27 Feb 2018

Report on the benefits of music for dementia sufferers

New research by ILC-UK’s Commission on Dementia and Music, ‘What would life be – without a song or a dance what are we? examines the existing offer and the future potential for using therapeutic music with dementia. The.....Read more

Dewsbury Lunchtime Concert season goes out with a bang!

Mon 19 Mar 2018

Dewsbury Lunchtime Concert season goes out with a bang!

Last week saw the last concert of the 2017/18 Lunchtime Concert Season at Dewsbury Town Hall and what a finale! We had a whistle-stop tour through the percussion section of the Orchestra of Opera North with Chris and El.....Read more

Culture is Digital

Tue 20 Mar 2018

Culture is Digital

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport have launched a report that is the culmination of the Digital Culture Project with the #CultureisDigital online consultation. There are three key themes: •Audiences.....Read more

Lino Etching Weekend – May

Thu 08 Mar 2018

Lino Etching Weekend – May

Weekend course Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th May 2018 10 – 4 £135.00 Join artist and printmaker Jenny Thomas for this innovative course, exploring ways of making relief printed images using a caustic soda paste to .....Read more

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