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Bagshaw Guided Tour

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Bagshaw Guided Tour

A fascinating look at the museum Sunday 3 February: 1pm and 2.30pm FREE: numbers limited so book on day at reception desk For further information telephone 01924 324765 Following a break for Christmas and New Year, .....Read more

Bagshaw Art Lecture

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Bagshaw Art Lecture

The final lecture in the Insiders v Outsiders series Sunday 10 February: 2pm start Cost: £3.50 per person; no need to book In his third and final lecture in his Insiders v Outsiders series at Bagshaw Museum in Batley,.....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

Your chance to perform in stories of Hope Bank Pleasure Grounds

Mon 03 Sep 2018

Your chance to perform in stories of Hope Bank Pleasure Grounds

Would you like the opportunity to take part in a short performance as part of Honley Feast on Saturday 22nd September? Local arts organisations, Holme Valley Sharing Memories and Chol Theatre, are currently looking fo.....Read more

'Make Yourself At Home' project unites community groups in Kirkl

Thu 17 Jan 2019

'Make Yourself At Home' project unites community groups in Kirkl

‘MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME’ PROJECT UNITES COMMUNITY GROUPS 24th January-21st February The Packhorse Centre, Huddersfield An arts project, which focuses on the theme of ‘home’, has united three local community groups. .....Read more

Revisiting War Requiem, 55 years later – an interview with Frank

Thu 01 Nov 2018

Revisiting War Requiem, 55 years later – an interview with Frank

Ahead of our concert – War & Peace – on the 11th of November at 3:30pm in Huddersfield Town Hall, I had an opportunity to do a telephone interview with our bass trombonist Frank Mathison. Frank is our “Classical Celebr.....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 15 Oct 2018

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

SOUP is a great way to raise money, build community support and get connections to local resources that can help you carry out your project. In exchange for a minimum donation of £5, the audience receive soup, entert.....Read more

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