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Little Art Club comes to Huddersfield

Tue 17 Dec 2019

Little Art Club comes to Huddersfield

The wonderful Little Art Club for pre-schoolers comes to Huddersfield this January 2020. Book you and your little ones onto this fun and hands-on club for 2-4yr olds to make, paint, draw and develop creative skills. Se.....Read more

Crowd Fund for Dewsbury Community events space for arts & music

Mon 16 Dec 2019

Crowd Fund for Dewsbury Community events space for arts & music

James Lee Brown (musician and founder of Shoveitupyourcult Records ) and Pete Davies (artist, photographer, musician) collaborated on this new art and music event space for the growing creative scene in Dewsbury, West Yo.....Read more

WOVEN Festival holds open planning meeting - get involved

Tue 10 Dec 2019

WOVEN Festival holds open planning meeting - get involved

Kirklees Council and HATCH (curators of WOVEN) are in the early stages of thinking about WOVEN in 2021. We are keen to make the planning and development process as transparent and accessible as possible to everyone invo.....Read more

Cultural Development of the Piazza

Fri 06 Dec 2019

Cultural Development of the Piazza

Over the past few months work has taken place by Kirklees Council, artists and arts organisations to reinvent and reuse empty shops in the Piazza shopping center in Huddersfield. The project is an extension of Temporary .....Read more

Cleckheaton Folk Festival 2020

Tue 03 Dec 2019

Cleckheaton Folk Festival 2020

Our "Advent Calendar" announcements started this week with the first three artists appearing next year being Pete Coe, Kimber's Men and Edwina Hayes. Our website will be updated daily so keep visiting for more informatio.....Read more

Case study on cultural placemaking

Sun 01 Dec 2019

Case study on cultural placemaking

A great case study on cultural placemaking has been published on the Local Govement Association website. Written by Deborah Marsland, Kirklees Museums and Galleries Manager, the article talks about place making through c.....Read more

Tickets for Anton Du Beke on sale, book now - 24th March 2020

Wed 27 Nov 2019

Tickets for Anton Du Beke on sale, book now - 24th March 2020

An evening of chat with professional star of BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing and bestselling novelist Anton Du Beke. Professional dancer Anton has been on the Strictly pro team since the very first series, partnering cel.....Read more

Screen Printed Totes and Textiles

Tue 26 Nov 2019

Screen Printed Totes and Textiles

Day workshop Saturday 7th December 2019 11am – 3pm This short day workshop provides a taster of the screen printing process, and is a perfect way to create hand-made Christmas gifts for friends and family. Take home.....Read more

Join in the converstation about music in Huddersfield

Tue 26 Nov 2019

Join in the converstation about music in Huddersfield

People have been adding their thoughts on the blackboard and notes wall in the Growing Cultures space in Queensgate Market about what they would want to see and experience in a new multi-use Sound Space for Huddersfield......Read more

Next Temporary Contemporary Happening - Tues 3 Dec

Tue 26 Nov 2019

Next Temporary Contemporary Happening - Tues 3 Dec

Come to our final Temporary Contemporary Happening for 2019 on Tuesday 3 December, 5 - 7.30pm in Queensgate Market. See a preview of the new exhibition in the Market Gallery and view artwork by artists on display in .....Read more

Hepworth Band says a big thank you

Sun 17 Nov 2019

Hepworth Band says a big thank you

HEPWORTH SAYS THANK YOU FOR GRANT AWARDS & SUPPORT The Hepworth brass band is grateful to have secured support from South Yorkshire Community Foundation, One Community Kirklees, Huddersfield Common Good Trust, Holme Val.....Read more

MUSiK

Tue 12 Nov 2019

MUSiK

The launch event to celebrate MUSiK, the new brand, identity and online hub for Music in Kirklees took place last week. In addition to u.....Read more

Townsounds

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Townsounds

Townsounds is a snapshot of Huddersfield’s musical heritage – past and present – charting how music-making in the town strengthened not only the town’s civic identity, but also social networks and notions of community. .....Read more

Cleckheaton Folk Festival 2020 - Crowdfunding Success

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Cleckheaton Folk Festival 2020 - Crowdfunding Success

Cleckheaton Folk Festival says Thank you, Thank you, Thank you …. Thanks to all who have pledged so far – because you were so generous we have secured a huge pledge from our local council Kirklees MDC for £2000. Is.....Read more

Cast your vote to help a Huddersfield Project

Mon 11 Nov 2019

Cast your vote to help a Huddersfield Project

The next Huddersfield SOUP will be held from 6.30pm this Wednesday, the 13 November 2019 at Cafe Ollo in The Media Centre Come along and hear four pitches by Huddersfield people who need your help to get an idea, proj.....Read more

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