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‘I love screaming on the mic’: On the road with hcmf// radio

Tue 19 Mar 2019

‘I love screaming on the mic’: On the road with hcmf// radio

It seemed like a hair-brained idea: taking a 45-year-old Classic Campervan called Betsy and turning it into a mobile radio, one that would tour Kirklees teaching students to DJ and host radio shows. But it was one our Le.....Read more

Reduction Linocut: Process & Practice - April

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Reduction Linocut: Process & Practice - April

Tue 16 April £10 - Process & Practice session 10.30 - 11.30 Tutor: Scarlette Homeshaw Join WYPW member and studio holder Scarlette Homeshaw for our April ‘Process & Practice’ session, (previously ‘Printmaker’s .....Read more

Fettle on Children's BBC Newsround

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Fettle on Children's BBC Newsround

Fettle Animation based in Marsden, has worked with broadcast journalists Sameena Misbahuddin and Nora Fakim from Children's BBC Newsround and BBC Africa What's New on a series of engaging short films about what it's lik.....Read more

New artwork by Peter O'Toole

Thu 14 Mar 2019

New artwork by Peter O'Toole

New artwork has gone up in the walkway from the Piazza and Queensgate Market in Huddersfield. The illustrations by artist Peter O'Toole celebrate the varied musical heritage of the district. Walk through into the marke.....Read more

Drop-in family print activity

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Drop-in family print activity

Saturday 16 March 13:00 to 14:30 Join us in the Gallery and explore relief printing and make your own picture for Mother’s day! Suggested donation: £2 for the activity Refreshments available..Read more

Fashion icon swaps runway for Kirklees College hallways

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Fashion icon swaps runway for Kirklees College hallways

Legendary fashion designer and style icon Zandra Rhodes, who is as famous off the catwalk as she is on it, thanks to her bold pink hair and theatrical makeup, swapped the runways for the hallways of Kirklees College as s.....Read more

Temporary Contemporary Happening - Wed 13 March

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Temporary Contemporary Happening - Wed 13 March

Join us for the next Temporary Contemporary Happening event on Wednesday 13 March, 5 - 7.30pm, in Queensgate Market. See the new exhibition in the Market Gallery and other exhibitions and installations appearing in so.....Read more

Top Crime Authors Call For Support of Libraries

Fri 08 Mar 2019

Top Crime Authors Call For Support of Libraries

Bestselling crime writers, Ann Cleeves and Cath Staincliffe, made impassioned speeches in favour of libraries at a pre-Festival event for the 2019 Huddersfield Literature Festival (HLF2019) last night (Wednesday 6 March).....Read more

We Love Laura

Thu 07 Mar 2019

We Love Laura

The fabulous History Wardrobe puts the spotlight on fashion icon Laura Ashley on Sunday, 5 May, in the first of two presentations it will be doing in the coming months at Bagshaw Museum in Batley. Laura Ashley’s most .....Read more

Take part in Get Creative 11 - 19 May 2019

Thu 07 Mar 2019

Take part in Get Creative 11 - 19 May 2019

If you run arts and creative events you can take part in the BBC Get Creative Festival that shines a light on all the great cultural activity that takes place right across the UK on a regular basis and encourages people .....Read more

Mother’s Day Cream Tea

Wed 06 Mar 2019

Mother’s Day Cream Tea

Oakwell Hall in Birstall is serving up a real treat for Mother’s Day on Sunday, 31 March. Afternoon cream teas are being served in the impressive Great Hall of the Elizabethan manor house. To add to the occasion, guests.....Read more

Tolson Guided Tours

Wed 06 Mar 2019

Tolson Guided Tours

Visitors can get an insight into the history of Tolson Museum in Huddersfield with free guided tours of the building on Sunday, 24 March. The tours of the museum in Ravensknowle Park on Wakefield Road tell the fascinat.....Read more

Unwanted books required

Mon 04 Mar 2019

Unwanted books required

If you have any unwanted books, we would love to have them as part of the Temporary Contemporary project in Queensgate Market. We have turned one of the vacant stalls (opposite Market Hardware) into an area with bo.....Read more

Market Hardware: Morecambe Bay Micro Museum

Tue 05 Mar 2019

Market Hardware: Morecambe Bay Micro Museum

New exhibition in Market Hardware in Queensgate Market from BA2 Architecture students. The exhibition is a selection of models based on a brief to design a tower in Morecambe Bay that will act as safe refuge to those ca.....Read more

Market Hardware: Empty Shop Project by students

Wed 27 Feb 2019

Market Hardware: Empty Shop Project by students

Last few days for current Market Hardware show with work from students from the University's Art, Design and Architecture Departments - a project involves students designing ideas for an empty shop. The exhibition of .....Read more

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