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Launch Event - Tall Shadows

Tue 05 May 2020

Launch Event - Tall Shadows

We launched our new project Tall Shadows back in March! Tall Shadows is a project working with young people in Sheffield to co-create and produce artwork and events! The launch was a fantastic event with performances fro.....Read more

Travel - China

Tue 05 May 2020

Travel - China

I visited China August 2019 it has taken me a while to finally edit the images on the website. I used a Fujifilm X-Pro1 camera and a lens that I bought for the trip a 16-55mm short telephoto, it saved changing lenses and.....Read more

Trouble in Tahiti - Opera North

Mon 04 May 2020

Trouble in Tahiti - Opera North

Opera North are streaming their ***** 2017 production of Bernstein’s one-act opera Trouble in Tahiti free on YouTube from Wed 6 May until Mon 1 June. They’re inviting everyone to join them at 7pm on Weds 6 May to wat.....Read more

Before Everything Changed

Mon 04 May 2020

Before Everything Changed

Before everything changed, Chol had been on an absolute high. We’d launched our new project Tall Shadows at a busy reception of young people, community workers, artists and families at the Crucible, with poet Otis Mensah.....Read more

We'll be back !!!

Fri 01 May 2020

We'll be back !!!

Unfortunately, Cleckheaton Folk Festival organisation has had to take the decision to postpone this year’s Festival for 12 months due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The festival has contacted all the artists that were boo.....Read more

'Voice of the Valley'  May 2020 Edition

Fri 01 May 2020

'Voice of the Valley' May 2020 Edition

Colne Valley Male Voice Choir may be in lockdown - singing with others, no physical rehearsals, all concerts postponed. But we keep smiling. We want to keep in touch with our members and friends. The 'Voice of the V.....Read more

Record Views for Hidden Muslim Story!

Wed 29 Apr 2020

Record Views for Hidden Muslim Story!

Christina's lecture at Cambridge - has now received 71k views and is the most watched of all British Muslim History lectures! Christina was asked by 'most influential Muslim in Britain', Shaykh Abdul Hakim Murad (Tim .....Read more

Both Books - 'Hidden Muslim' for both fiction & non-fiction fans

Wed 29 Apr 2020

Both Books - 'Hidden Muslim' for both fiction & non-fiction fans

Fancy a riveting read whilst on lockdown? 'His Own Man' is the non-fiction story of 'hidden Muslim' and northern Victorian, Robert 'Reschid' Stanley - whilst 'Imagining Robert' is the fiction version of his life - as ima.....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

One Community Foundation for Kirklees Coronavirus Fund

Tue 28 Apr 2020

One Community Foundation for Kirklees Coronavirus Fund

One Community Foundation for Kirklees has announced changes to their Coronavirus Fund. The grant making charity who is working with the National Emergency Trust to administer the fund, will now accept applications for up.....Read more

Jake Burdass: Young Curator

Tue 28 Apr 2020

Jake Burdass: Young Curator

With our newly launched Young Curators’ Programme, we’ll be helping six Kirklees artists take the next step. The programme will develop talent and leadership amongst the music programmers, promoters and curators of the f.....Read more

Fishing For Compliments first album out now

Tue 28 Apr 2020

Fishing For Compliments first album out now

After sharing our songs with an array of wonderful audiences for close to 10 years we are proud to present our first ever album of 11 of our catchy, uplifting, heartfelt songs. Our album is called 'Off the Isle of Somewh.....Read more

Happy Lock-down Birthday Yorkshire Wind Orchestra!

Tue 28 Apr 2020

Happy Lock-down Birthday Yorkshire Wind Orchestra!

Yorkshire Wind Orchestra is 25 years old this year. A celebratory concert, with special guests the Great Yorkshire Chorus, was scheduled for 16 May. In light of the current lockdown, they were both very disappointed to h.....Read more

Music for Dementia 2020

Tue 28 Apr 2020

Music for Dementia 2020

Music for Dementia 2020 is a national campaign to make music available for everyone living with dementia by 2020. The website offers support for families of people with dementia and ways they can support them through mus.....Read more

Local artists show BBC Radio Leeds presenter how to be creative

Sun 26 Apr 2020

Local artists show BBC Radio Leeds presenter how to be creative

As part of the Up for Arts project, BBC Radio Leeds presenter Gayle Lofthouse has had sessions on the radio with local artists who talk her through a creative activity. You can hear her having a go at making a fabric br.....Read more

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