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Saturday Art School Online

Thu 05 Nov 2020

Saturday Art School Online

We have been really busy adapting to going back online for this next lockdown. We are committed to keeping our young people creative and connected during this time and having delivered hundreds of art packs to children a.....Read more

Date for your diary - Brass Ensemble online Festival programme

Tue 03 Nov 2020

Date for your diary - Brass Ensemble online Festival programme

On Monday 14th December from 1pm the University of Huddersfield Brass Ensembles' Festive programme will be broadcast online. As well as music from the Ensembles there will be a fun quiz to download and take part in. .....Read more

Temporary Contemporary activity cancelled for November

Tue 03 Nov 2020

Temporary Contemporary activity cancelled for November

We were just about to promote all the creative activities in the Piazza and Queensgate Market for November when ..... well, you know what's happened! So, just in case you've seen the November flyer please note that thes.....Read more

Dewsbury Creative Town Arts Plan - get involved

Sun 01 Nov 2020

Dewsbury Creative Town Arts Plan - get involved

Volunteers are invited to get involved with bringing public art to Dewsbury’s Town Centre as part of the Creative Town Arts Programme. The Creative Town Arts Plan is an integral part of Kirklees Council's 10 year bluepr.....Read more

Online Halloween Adventure

Fri 30 Oct 2020

Online Halloween Adventure

Are you ready to go on an adventure? Chol have something very exciting happening over the Halloween weekend, right here on online. To get involved and be in with a chance of winning a CHOL GOODIE BAG packed full of ac.....Read more

We'll Sing

Wed 28 Oct 2020

We'll Sing

We’ll Sing Lyrics by Poet Laureate Simon Armitage with music by composers Cheryl Frances-Hoad and Daniel Kidane. Huddersfield Choral Society commissions two new works in response to COVID-19 inspired by its members.....Read more

Watch the Concert Videos from Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival

Tue 27 Oct 2020

Watch the Concert Videos from Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival

The Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival took place over the weekend of 24/25 October, hosted by local grassroots music promoter Maria Wallace of True North Music. There were two live streamed evening concerts with a line-u.....Read more

Working safely during Covid 19:  Performing Arts

Mon 26 Oct 2020

Working safely during Covid 19: Performing Arts

BEIS and DCMS guidance for people who work in performing arts, including arts organisations, venue operators and participants has been updated from 21 October, and includes staging and capacity information. Please f.....Read more

Cultural Recovery Fund Round 2: Another £76M allocated

Mon 26 Oct 2020

Cultural Recovery Fund Round 2: Another £76M allocated

The Arts Council have announced further investment in the second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund (grants under £1million), bringing the total amount of funding awarded so far to a total of £333 million. .....Read more

Hepworth Band Secures Grant Awards

Wed 21 Oct 2020

Hepworth Band Secures Grant Awards

The Hepworth band is delighted to have secured grant funding from the Garfield Weston Foundation and the National Lottery through Arts Council England to deliver an ambitious programme that aims to develop new performan.....Read more

Creative Scene funded to host a Weston Jerwood Creative Fellow

Tue 20 Oct 2020

Creative Scene funded to host a Weston Jerwood Creative Fellow

Creative Scene are one of 50 national arts organisations who have been funded to host a Weston Jerwood Creative Fellow in 2021. This new role of Participation Producer: Creative Cultures is supported by Weston Jerwoo.....Read more

Fall into Autumn Festival coming up this weekend

Tue 20 Oct 2020

Fall into Autumn Festival coming up this weekend

Huddersfield-based music promoter True North Music hosts their live streamed Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival this weekend, with an entertaining line-up of talented Americana, bluegrass and folk/roots musicians from the.....Read more

New Covid-19 planning guidance published for UK festivals

Mon 19 Oct 2020

New Covid-19 planning guidance published for UK festivals

Updating guidance launched on 13th October 2020 includes contributions from across the festival industry working in collaboration with DCMS and Public Health England. Newly published festival guidance around Covid-19 .....Read more

hcmf// receives grant fom government's Culture Recovery Fund

Mon 19 Oct 2020

hcmf// receives grant fom government's Culture Recovery Fund

As announced by the Culture Secretary on Saturday, hcmf// has been awarded £50,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF). The award will help the festival to navigate the challenges of the.....Read more

hcmf// shortlisted for prestigious RPS award

Mon 19 Oct 2020

hcmf// shortlisted for prestigious RPS award

The prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Awards have been given annually since 1989 for live classical music-making in the UK. hcmf// is delighted that the 2019 edition of the festival has been shortlisted for the R.....Read more

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