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Dewsbury Lunchtime Concerts are back with Bite-Sized G&S

Sun 09 Sep 2018

Dewsbury Lunchtime Concerts are back with Bite-Sized G&S

Jeremy Peaker (Chorus of Opera North and formerly D’Oyly Carte) returns to Dewsbury Town Hall for the third year running to open the Lunchtime Chamber Concert Season with a delightful romp through the risqué wit of Gilbe.....Read more

Highlands of Home opens 2018/19 Kirklees Concert Season

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Highlands of Home opens 2018/19 Kirklees Concert Season

Highlands of Home opens the 2018/19 Kirklees Concert Season on 20 September, 7.30pm at Huddersfield Town Hall. Conductor Garry Walker Orchestra of Opera North Violin Jack Libeck Arnold’s Four Scottish Dances ar.....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

Huddersfield premiere for Opera North's Armistice commemoration

Mon 05 Nov 2018

Huddersfield premiere for Opera North's Armistice commemoration

Opera North’s Orchestra, Youth Chorus, Young Voices and Children’s Chorus are preparing to join forces for the premiere of a specially commissioned work by leading composer Will Todd, in commemoration of the centenary of.....Read more

Summer Exhibition at Globe Arts Studio

Tue 24 Jul 2018

Summer Exhibition at Globe Arts Studio

Join us this August Bank Holiday for our annual Summer Exhibition at Globe Arts Studio, Slaithwaite. We are celebrating all things creative and colourful this year, inspired by Grayson Perry's curation of the 250th RA.....Read more

New term at Globe Arts Studio

Mon 03 Sep 2018

New term at Globe Arts Studio

We are very excited for our new term at Globe Arts Studio to begin on Monday 10th September - art and craft courses for children, adults and families. All our regular classes return, including Drawing & Painting, Fuse.....Read more

Flexible work space - perfect for personal practise

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Flexible work space - perfect for personal practise

Our large, practical workshop, Create Space opens for personal practise - perfect for those wishing to continue after art class. Maybe you've outgrown the dining room or have a show to prepare for. Create Space off.....Read more

Canopy of Voices

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Canopy of Voices

Free Event Peyee Chen soprano Christopher O’Gorman tenor Jonathan Hanley tenor Ben Howarth bass James Cave cello / composition Duncan Chapman live electronics / composition Karin De Fleyt flute Lucy Nolan harp.....Read more

Nearly there!

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Nearly there!

Very excited to have left 26 framed prints at Globe Arts Studio, all lined up and ready to go on the wall! Can't wait to see what they look like in situ. Exhibition opens on 2nd March and runs till 13th April. Please che.....Read more

PressReader - Free Digital Magazines and Newspapes

Fri 01 Feb 2019

PressReader - Free Digital Magazines and Newspapes

Choose from over 7,000 national and international titles to read online or download for offline convenience. There's a good selection for the kids too. Keep up to date with what's hot in tv, movies, gaming, celebriti.....Read more

British Science Week Coming Up!

Fri 01 Feb 2019

British Science Week Coming Up!

It's British Science Week from the 8th to 17th March and we'll be joining in with a series of free, creative hands-on activities around science, tech, electronics, art, making, and coding. Keep an eye on https://www.....Read more

Shakespeare Wek Coming Up!

Fri 01 Feb 2019

Shakespeare Wek Coming Up!

Shakespeare Week wil be happening fro 18th - 24th March and we'll be celebrating with a variety of storywalks and magical storytimes. Why not dust of your fairy wings, brush up your elf outfit and join us for A Midsummer.....Read more

Highlights Brochure: January - March 2019

Fri 01 Feb 2019

Highlights Brochure: January - March 2019

Our latest highlights brochure is available to read online at https://issuu.com/kirkleeslibraries/docs/2019_jan_-_march_brochure You can also pick up a copy at any Kirklees Library. For more details of what's on a.....Read more

eBooks from Kirklees Library

Fri 01 Feb 2019

eBooks from Kirklees Library

Green Earth by Kim Stanley Robinson Green Earth takes the stories first told in Forty Signs of Rain, Fifty Degrees Below and Sixty Days and Counting and combines them in a fully updated, compressed and compelling sing.....Read more

Audiobooks from Kirklees Libraries

Fri 01 Feb 2019

Audiobooks from Kirklees Libraries

Kindred by Octavia E Butler The first science fiction writeen by a Black woman, Kindred has become a cornerstone of Black American literature. This combination of slave memoir, fantasy, and historical fiction is a nov.....Read more

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