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Huddersfield Literature Festival announces programme for 2019

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Huddersfield Literature Festival announces programme for 2019

From bestselling crime writers to The Yorkshire Vet Huddersfield Literature Festival announces a packed programme for March 2019 The award-winning Huddersfield Literature Festival (HLF) will be welcoming a host o.....Read more

Top Crime Authors Call For Support of Libraries

Fri 08 Mar 2019

Top Crime Authors Call For Support of Libraries

Bestselling crime writers, Ann Cleeves and Cath Staincliffe, made impassioned speeches in favour of libraries at a pre-Festival event for the 2019 Huddersfield Literature Festival (HLF2019) last night (Wednesday 6 March).....Read more

HLF 2020 & Cosmia Festival seek performers for open Mic night

Tue 08 Oct 2019

HLF 2020 & Cosmia Festival seek performers for open Mic night

Having secured funding from the Arts Council, Huddersfield Literature Festival will take place on 19 - 29 March 2020. For its inaugural launch event the Festival is supporting the new Cosmia Festival with a special Open.....Read more

Dewsbury explorer to feature in BBC radio show

Wed 30 Jan 2019

Dewsbury explorer to feature in BBC radio show

Amelia Oldroyd was an intrepid Victorian explorer who helped bring ancient Egyptian artefacts back to the people of Dewsbury, artefacts that are now in the collections of Kirklees Museums and Galleries. Born in the .....Read more

Celebrating The Women In Kirklees Museums’ Displays

Wed 30 Jan 2019

Celebrating The Women In Kirklees Museums’ Displays

To mark International Women’s Day 2019, there will be events held at Bagshaw Museum in Batley and Tolson Museum in Huddersfield which will focus on the women who have helped create Kirklees Museums and look at how women.....Read more

Bagshaw Half-Term Activities

Wed 06 Feb 2019

Bagshaw Half-Term Activities

Bagshaw Museum in Batley is looking forward the Spring with a flower theme for its half-term activity day. Youngsters will be able to do a whole range of flowery craft creations at the museum’s drop-in session from 12 n.....Read more

Bagshaw Guided Tours

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Bagshaw Guided Tours

Take a peep behind the scenes at Bagshaw Museum in Batley on Sunday, 10 March. Guided tours at 1pm and 2.30pm will reveal more about the stunning Victorian Gothic mansion and the story of how it started life as a famil.....Read more

We Love Laura

Thu 07 Mar 2019

We Love Laura

The fabulous History Wardrobe puts the spotlight on fashion icon Laura Ashley on Sunday, 5 May, in the first of two presentations it will be doing in the coming months at Bagshaw Museum in Batley. Laura Ashley’s most .....Read more

Easter at Bagshaw

Thu 28 Mar 2019

Easter at Bagshaw

Bagshaw Museum in Batley is celebrating Easter with fun crafts and an egg hunt. On Tuesday, 16 April, youngsters can get creative making Fabergé-style eggs, bunny collages and printing cards. There will be drop-in sessi.....Read more

Bagshaw Guided Tours

Thu 28 Mar 2019

Bagshaw Guided Tours

The regular tours of Bagshaw Museum in Batley continue on Sunday, 7 April. Tours starting at 1pm and 2.30pm will allow visitors to delve into the history of the stunning Gothic building and reveal fascinating facts abo.....Read more

Saturday Art Club

Tue 16 Apr 2019

Saturday Art Club

Learn how to create a natural artist’s palette from leaves, flowers and soil and then use it to paint a unique artwork. That is the first of several techniques budding artists will learn at a new monthly Saturday Art .....Read more

Kirklees Heritage Open Days 2019

Mon 02 Sep 2019

Kirklees Heritage Open Days 2019

Kirklees Heritage Open Days 13th to 22nd September. All events and walks are free (but some must be pre-booked). Visit our website to see the programme...Read more

GNUF has Landed!

Fri 10 May 2019

GNUF has Landed!

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival has landed! Grand Northern Ukulele Festival (GNUF) has begun with hundreds of ukulele players from all over the world arriving in Huddersfield. What started as a small two day event .....Read more

Do you have an idea that would benefit from a micro-grant?

Mon 30 Sep 2019

Do you have an idea that would benefit from a micro-grant?

Huddersfield SOUP is now accepting applications to pitch at the next crowdfunding event on 13 November 2019. SOUP is a great way to raise money, build community support and get connections to local resources that can .....Read more

‘I love screaming on the mic’: On the road with hcmf// radio

Tue 19 Mar 2019

‘I love screaming on the mic’: On the road with hcmf// radio

It seemed like a hair-brained idea: taking a 45-year-old Classic Campervan called Betsy and turning it into a mobile radio, one that would tour Kirklees teaching students to DJ and host radio shows. But it was one our Le.....Read more

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