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Print Workshop - Intro to: Letterpress

Tue 08 Oct 2019

Print Workshop - Intro to: Letterpress

Sat 9 & Sun 10 November Weekend course 11 - 5 Tutor: Nick Loaring Learn to print letterpress! This course will show you all the basics of setting and printing wood and lead type, to create posters, books and st.....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

Chris Longden - Fiction Novelist of the Year (Huddersfield Lass)

Tue 08 Oct 2019

Chris Longden - Fiction Novelist of the Year (Huddersfield Lass)

Christina Longden, Robert’s great x 3 granddaughter and author of both of the new books about him has received an award. Named ‘Fiction Novelist of the Year’, in the 2019 Northern Enterprise Awards, Chris comments: “Thi.....Read more

The first Huddesfield Repair Cafe - a great success!

Tue 08 Oct 2019

The first Huddesfield Repair Cafe - a great success!

The first Huddersfield Repair Café was a great success on Saturday in Queensgate Market. They need more 'fixers' for the next café so if you're good at mending or fixing things get in touch with Richard at huddersfie.....Read more

Huddersfield Independence Festival 2019

Fri 04 Oct 2019

Huddersfield Independence Festival 2019

Huddersfield Independence (HI) aims to celebrate the many vibrant, creative and fantastic independent business who are based in the town centre and help you find a new favourite place or to add to your mix of choices. .....Read more

National Hate Crime Awareness Week

Wed 02 Oct 2019

National Hate Crime Awareness Week

Did you know National Hate Crime Awareness Week takes place in October every year and it is this week! It is an opportunity to raise awareness of what hate crime is and stand by those affected by it. National Hate .....Read more

Print Workshop - Woodblock and Etching - October

Wed 02 Oct 2019

Print Workshop - Woodblock and Etching - October

Saturday 12th, Sunday 13th, Saturday 19th October 2019 10am – 4pm Indulge yourself in this 3 day workshop with experienced printmaker Jo Gorner, learning how to combine the techniques of etching and woodcut. The cour.....Read more

Print Workshop - Intro to: Screen Printing onto Textiles

Wed 02 Oct 2019

Print Workshop - Intro to: Screen Printing onto Textiles

Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th October 2019 Weekend Course 10 – 4 Spend a weekend learning how to screen print onto textiles in our fully equipped workshop and take home samples, t-shirts, and bags printed with your ow.....Read more

Huddersfield Repair Café Begins!

Tue 01 Oct 2019

Huddersfield Repair Café Begins!

Saturday 5 October in Queensgate Market from 11am - 3pm! An intrepid bunch of friendly skilful fixers will be joining us here in Queensgate market, tooled up and ready to fix broken items for free! We will have fi.....Read more

National Lottery to Celebrate Turning 25 With New £7.5m Fund

Mon 30 Sep 2019

National Lottery to Celebrate Turning 25 With New £7.5m Fund

A new £7.5 million fund that aims to support activity that will bring people and communities together across the UK will open for applications in November 2019. The National Lottery Community Fund has announced that i.....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

Do you have any unwanted magazines and books???

Mon 30 Sep 2019

Do you have any unwanted magazines and books???

As part of the Temporary Contemporary project in Queensgate Market, we have created a resource space for inspiration and creativity where we have made available books, booklets and magazines to use for collage, mixed med.....Read more

Mental Wellbeing Arts Publication ‘Dwell Time’ Receives Rail Ind

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Mental Wellbeing Arts Publication ‘Dwell Time’ Receives Rail Ind

Mental Wellbeing Arts Publication ‘Dwell Time’ Receives Rail Industry Funding The team behind the new arts publication reflecting on mental wellbeing ‘Dwell Time’ are thrilled to be the recipients of funding from regi.....Read more

Gordon Stewart chosen to showcase $2 million organ in America

Tue 24 Sep 2019

Gordon Stewart chosen to showcase $2 million organ in America

Dr Gordon Stewart, the Kirklees Borough Organist was chosen to showcase the qualities of the brand new, $2 million, 2,587 gold leaf front-façade organ in Bruton Parish, Virginia, America earlier this month at its debut p.....Read more

Promoting Kirklees music at Freshers Fair

Tue 24 Sep 2019

Promoting Kirklees music at Freshers Fair

We've been promoting music in Kirklees at this year's Freshers Fair at the University of Huddersfield - making connections and sharing information with students on the opportunities to get involved with or listen to musi.....Read more

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