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Take part in the Urban Canvas virtual driveway painting festival

Tue 25 Aug 2020

Take part in the Urban Canvas virtual driveway painting festival

Urban Canvas would like to invite artists (from professionally established to budding beginners) within the Kirklees creative community to take part in their second ‘virtual’ collaboration. As they can't organise or be.....Read more

Want to be part of a live test event?

Tue 25 Aug 2020

Want to be part of a live test event?

Join Opera North for their first live concert at Leeds Town Hall since lockdown. Mendelssohn’s Octet, performed by the Orchestra of Opera North, is a fitting curtain-raiser for the first live concert with an audience.....Read more

Find out about the Match It! Fund for Kirklees organisations

Tue 25 Aug 2020

Find out about the Match It! Fund for Kirklees organisations

One Community are launching Match It! - a new programme of support for Kirklees voluntary and community organisations. Match It! will match any donation you receive online between 1st November 2020 and 31st January 2021.....Read more

#HEARTyourtown - Kirklees Garden Stories in Dewsbury

Tue 25 Aug 2020

#HEARTyourtown - Kirklees Garden Stories in Dewsbury

Ammie Flexen and Kathleen Yore have been 'planting' more ceramic flowers in the garden at The Memorial Gardens in Dewsbury as part of the Kirklees Garden Stories project. These displays of colourful clay flowers refle.....Read more

Get involved with Holmfirth Arts Festival 2020

Tue 25 Aug 2020

Get involved with Holmfirth Arts Festival 2020

This year’s Holmfirth Arts Festival may have moved online, but there are still plenty of opportunities to get involved with arts and creativity for all ages. The 2020 event is set to take place as a digital festival ove.....Read more

HD9 Community Music

Tue 25 Aug 2020

HD9 Community Music

We are really EXCITED to announce that we have moved into our own business premises !! We are now based at 289 - 291 Huddersfield Rd, HD9 3UA. Please get in touch to book lessons in the new term. We offer tuition on pi.....Read more

News from WOVEN

Mon 24 Aug 2020

News from WOVEN

Planning for the 2021 WOVEN textile festival is well under way and we will be sending out a quarterly newsletter in the run up to the next big WOVEN festival, taking place from 5th - 27 June 2021. If you would like to .....Read more

River Colne Art Project - Call for Public Participation

Wed 19 Aug 2020

River Colne Art Project - Call for Public Participation

If you live near the River Colne, West Yorkshire, or are visiting Jo Kennedy is making a piece of collaborative art and would love for you to be involved. "As part of an artistic residency on the River Colne I've been .....Read more

Join Steph in the Studio for a brand new Leeds Daytime TV Show

Tue 18 Aug 2020

Join Steph in the Studio for a brand new Leeds Daytime TV Show

Channel 4 are working on a brand new daytime TV show for which is due to launch out of Leeds Dock this September. The show will be hosted by Steph McGovern. Channel 4 are very excited about the launch of the show and .....Read more

Artists installing their artwork - #Heartyourtown

Tue 18 Aug 2020

Artists installing their artwork - #Heartyourtown

Watch this lovely video of the artists installing their artwork in Huddersfield and Dewsbury town centres as part of #Heartyourtown..Read more

Have you made your own garden story yet?

Tue 18 Aug 2020

Have you made your own garden story yet?

The Kirklees Garden Stories project continues throughout August so if you've not yet made your own garden story we would love to hear from you! Share on our Facebook page and use the hashtag #gardenstories and #Heartyou.....Read more

This is Love Culture Week

Mon 17 Aug 2020

This is Love Culture Week

Love Culture Week provides an opportunity to highlight museums, galleries, heritage sites, libraries, cinemas and cultural organisations, big and small, across the UK. From museums, galleries and cinemas to open-air .....Read more

&Piano Breaking the Silence - Sept 2020 livestreams announced

Mon 17 Aug 2020

&Piano Breaking the Silence - Sept 2020 livestreams announced

&Piano are delighted to be able to share a little bit of good news in these currently very difficult times for the performing arts...we may not be going ahead with our usual September festival, but we are, however, reall.....Read more

#HEARTyourtown

Tue 11 Aug 2020

#HEARTyourtown

Welcome to #HEARTyourtown. As part of our recovery journey from COVID-19 Kirklees Council is investing in local artists and bringing colour and creativity to Huddersfield and Dewsbury Town Centres. Whether you are out.....Read more

An announcement about hcmf// 2020

Mon 10 Aug 2020

An announcement about hcmf// 2020

After many weeks of monitoring the circumstances and restrictions imposed by Covid-19, the hcmf// team and its Board of Trustees have reached the decision that it is not possible to produce our usual 10-day festival this.....Read more

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