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Leeds to be home of the UK's first Centre of Cultural Value

Fri 28 Jun 2019

Leeds to be home of the UK's first Centre of Cultural Value

The new Centre for Cultural value, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Arts Council England, will be based at the University of Leeds. The centre will focus on the role of arts .....Read more

The Huddersfield Masterplan Shop

Tue 30 Jul 2019

The Huddersfield Masterplan Shop

There is now a shop on the Piazza where you can go in and see the full plan for the Huddersfield Blueprint and talk to others to find out more information. One of the biggest transformation plans for Huddersfield tow.....Read more

Can you help our young people?

Mon 01 Jul 2019

Can you help our young people?

Can you help young Producers bring their ideas to life? Pledge today: crowdfunder.co.uk/paper-peace A team of 48 young producers aged 18 to 25 around the country have been working for a year on training and heritage p.....Read more

Digital Enterprise Phase 2

Thu 04 Jul 2019

Digital Enterprise Phase 2

In September, phase two of the Digital Enterprise programme (DE 2.0) will launch, offering an enhanced programme of support for SMEs in the Leeds City Region that are keen to develop their digital capabilities. The progr.....Read more

'Landscape Through Language' - Tom Ratcliffe

Fri 05 Jul 2019

'Landscape Through Language' - Tom Ratcliffe

You are invited to join Creative Arts Hub for the launch of Tom Ratcliffe’s latest exhibition, this Friday from 6pm (5 July). “My work is influenced by the theoretical writings of the philosopher Michel Foucault and c.....Read more

Marsden Jazz Festival needs your help & support

Tue 09 Jul 2019

Marsden Jazz Festival needs your help & support

Award-winning Marsden Jazz Festival has launched a funding campaign and needs to raise £10,000 by 21 July to secure the festival for this October. The 28th Marsden Jazz Festival will take place from Friday 11th - Sund.....Read more

Decline in local authority culture spend slows

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Decline in local authority culture spend slows

Cuts to local authorities’ culture budgets are slowing, with a 1% drop across England reported to the Government this year. Figures for 2019/20 show councils and other authorities are allocating a total of £38.7bn for .....Read more

ESSENTIAL GUIDANCE - Bouncy castles & inflatables

Mon 29 Jul 2019

ESSENTIAL GUIDANCE - Bouncy castles & inflatables

School’s out and summer is here so that means there are lots of outdoor events, local galas and even private parties where bouncy castles or other inflatable play equipment are available. Whilst they are seen as gre.....Read more

Have your Say on Arts Council England 10 year strategy

Thu 01 Aug 2019

Have your Say on Arts Council England 10 year strategy

Arts Council England plan to publish their next 10-year strategy - this will shape how they deliver their development, advocacy and investment approach for the next decade from April 2020. They have developed a draft.....Read more

Locala Community Fund 2019 – Opening 1st September

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Locala Community Fund 2019 – Opening 1st September

The next round of applications for the Locala Community Fund 2019 will open on 1st September 2019. Community, third sector and voluntary groups based in Kirklees, Calderdale or Bradford can apply for up to £1500 in f.....Read more

New banners in Huddersfield Town Centre

Tue 10 Sep 2019

New banners in Huddersfield Town Centre

Have you seen our new banners which have gone up around Huddersfield Town Centre? They are in place around Huddersfield to showcase many arts and cultural organisations and events going on in Kirklees. The current fla.....Read more

Playful Huddersfield has landed!

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Playful Huddersfield has landed!

The Playbox has landed in Huddersfield Town Centre! Playful Anywhere has been commissioned by Kirklees Council to carry out a community engagement programme called Playful Huddersfield. They would like to find out.....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

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

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