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National Lottery Project Grants is returning

Sun 05 Jul 2020

National Lottery Project Grants is returning

The Arts Council have announced that after a brief closure of the fund in the immediate aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis, that the National Lottery Project Grants will be back later in July. Improvements to the fund a.....Read more

Kirklees individuals & organisations receive Arts Council awards

Sun 05 Jul 2020

Kirklees individuals & organisations receive Arts Council awards

In response to the Covid-19 crisis the Arts Council announced in late March that its number one priority would be to provide urgent support to people working in the cultural sector and to England’s arts, museums and libr.....Read more

Mikron launch fundraising appeal to reach historic 50th year

Fri 03 Jul 2020

Mikron launch fundraising appeal to reach historic 50th year

With no income from shows, no shop, no programmes or raffle due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Marsden based Mikron theatre are currently looking at a shortfall of £48,337.49 for next year. Many of you will know that we.....Read more

Lockdown film competitions

Thu 02 Jul 2020

Lockdown film competitions

COVID 19 - ANIMATION AND SHORT FILM FILM COMPETITIONS Holmfirth Film Festival plans to return later this year (19-23 November) with another long-weekend of screenings and events. We're currently running a short film .....Read more

Stay active with tips from Sport England

Mon 06 Apr 2020

Stay active with tips from Sport England

Have a look at these tips from Sport England on how to stay active while you’re home – from online free workouts to dancing with the kids – there are loads of fun ways to keep fit and healthy...Read more

How to make a hand puppet from stuff you have at home

Tue 12 May 2020

How to make a hand puppet from stuff you have at home

Got some time on your hand? Have a go at making a hand puppet with things you might have around the house. Thingumajig Theatre have posted pictures and instructions on their Facebook page that show you how to make a fu.....Read more

Up for Arts want to hear about your creative activities & events

Mon 09 Mar 2020

Up for Arts want to hear about your creative activities & events

Up for Arts is a new partnership between BBC Radio Leeds and the organisation Voluntary Arts. The aim is to raise the profile of cultural participation and inspire more people to get involved in creative activities by us.....Read more

Empathy Day - Tuesday 9 June

Mon 08 Jun 2020

Empathy Day - Tuesday 9 June

Help mark Empathy Day by reading something from Kirklees Libraries "Under One Sky collection". They are voices not generally heard in the mainstream, from publishers not usually found in the larger shops. You'll certainl.....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

Music for All applications - Autumn deadline extended

Tue 28 Apr 2020

Music for All applications - Autumn deadline extended

Music for All have extended their Autumn funding deadline (normally July) to 1 November 2020 for funding in January 2021 due to the Coronavirus crisis. The fund aims to give a helping hand to projects and initiatives.....Read more

Self-Employed Government Income Support Scheme

Fri 27 Mar 2020

Self-Employed Government Income Support Scheme

The Government has announced a new Self-Employed Income Support Scheme. The Government will pay a taxable grant of 80 per cent of average annual profits over the last 3 years up to £2,500 per month. The scheme will be op.....Read more

Youth Music launches Emergency Fund

Tue 07 Apr 2020

Youth Music launches Emergency Fund

Youth Music has announced a new Emergency Fund to offer additional support to music-making organisations affected by the coronavirus. Through this fund the aim is to prioritise the people and organisations in the most.....Read more

Tour de Yorkshire comes to Kirklees in May

Sun 16 Feb 2020

Tour de Yorkshire comes to Kirklees in May

The Tour de Yorkshire is coming to Kirklees on 2 May 2020 and finishing in Huddersfield. You can keep up to date with the latest Tour de Yorkshire information including up-coming roadshows, maps of the route, marketing g.....Read more

Coronavirus: Help for businesses and self-employed

Mon 06 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Help for businesses and self-employed

If you're a business or self-employed and haven't yet looked at what support is available to you or don't know where to look, this Kirklees Council webpage has information and advice that can help to get you started. .....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

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