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Calling Local Artists, Photographers And Crafters

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Calling Local Artists, Photographers And Crafters

There is still time to book a place to show off your art, photography and craft talent at Oakwell Hall and Country Park. The historic house in Birstall is staging its popular annual Art in the Barn event from Saturday,.....Read more

YSWN welcomes new Coordinator Emma Dick to the team

Wed 12 Dec 2018

YSWN welcomes new Coordinator Emma Dick to the team

Yorkshire Sound Women Network is delighted to welcome Emma Dick to the team this month as YSWN’s new Coordinator. Emma will be working part-time to support YSWN in the next exciting stages of its development as a fle.....Read more

The English Tea Ceremony

Tue 11 Dec 2018

The English Tea Ceremony

Temporary Contemporary are pleased to be able to support this project in Queensgate Market on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 December 2019. Local artist, Dave Helm, in conjunction with arts & health charity HOOT Creative.....Read more

Tolson ‘Tea & Cake’ Christmas Party

Wed 05 Dec 2018

Tolson ‘Tea & Cake’ Christmas Party

An invite from the Friends to join in a fun quiz and enjoy seasonal refreshments Wednesday 12 December: 2pm-3.30pm FREE The Friends of Tolson are throwing their Christmas party on Wednesday, 12 December, and are invit.....Read more

Christmas events at Tolson Museum

Wed 05 Dec 2018

Christmas events at Tolson Museum

Guided tours of the museum and carols and poems in the garden Sunday 16 December: tours 1pm and 2.30pm, carols and poems 2pm FREE If your shopping is done and you are ready for some pre-Christmas downtime, Tolson Muse.....Read more

Take part in an audit of music in Kirklees

Tue 04 Dec 2018

Take part in an audit of music in Kirklees

An audit to map music in Kirklees is being undertaken and is part of a wider piece of work to develop music in Kirklees, together with plans for a year of music in 2023. This work is currently being supported by the Mus.....Read more

Cultural sector continues to grow faster than the UK economy

Tue 04 Dec 2018

Cultural sector continues to grow faster than the UK economy

The economic output from the cultural sector is now just under £30bn, having grown by 7.3% in one year. The economic contribution of cultural industries including theatre, galleries and music to the UK continues to su.....Read more

Innovation is Great: Join UK at SXSW Trade Mission

Tue 04 Dec 2018

Innovation is Great: Join UK at SXSW Trade Mission

The Department of International Trade (DIT) will be taking an interactive/immersive mission in March 2019 to South by Southwest (SXSW), the leading industry and public event for music, film, interactive and tech. The .....Read more

Get rid of your unwanted books!

Tue 06 Nov 2018

Get rid of your unwanted books!

We are looking for donations of old or unwanted books for our empty shelves (opposite Market Hardware) in Queensgate Market. As part of the Temporary Contemporary project, we want to create a resource for inspiratio.....Read more

Market Showcase: Opportunity for Artists to Exhibit their work

Mon 30 Jul 2018

Market Showcase: Opportunity for Artists to Exhibit their work

Temporary Contemporary is a partnership project between Queensgate Market, Kirklees Council and the School of Art, Design and Architecture, University of Huddersfield. As part of the project Market Showcase has been .....Read more

Our Biennale festival launches in Kirklees

Fri 21 Sep 2018

Our Biennale festival launches in Kirklees

Our Biennale is a brand-new festival of arts and culture made with children and young people in Kirklees and launched last week with a new website. During autumn 2018 young people will work with artists, composers, c.....Read more

Chief Executive of Arts Council England visits Huddersfield

Tue 09 Oct 2018

Chief Executive of Arts Council England visits Huddersfield

Darren Henley, Chief Executive of the Arts Council England visited Huddersfield last week to sign a triumvirate partnership agreement between Arts Council England, Huddersfield University and Kirklees Council. The M.....Read more

Queensgate Market mural

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Queensgate Market mural

The mural in Queensgate Market by artist Kasia Breska is complete! Inspired by the history, culture and architecture of the market the mural includes vibrant colours and symbols that hide a word or a phrase, playfully .....Read more

Doctors move closer to unified plan for arts on prescription

Tue 08 May 2018

Doctors move closer to unified plan for arts on prescription

Medical professionals in the North West of England have moved closer to making reading and singing on prescription a formal part of their healthcare offer. 27 National Health Service (NHS) organisations across Cheshir.....Read more

Seeing womens footwear designs come to market!

Tue 27 Mar 2018

Seeing womens footwear designs come to market!

Being a part of the design & development and setting the direction for Charles Jourdan Paris was a fabulous honour where they let my creative juices flow and push the boundaries of their classics for innovation..... yet .....Read more

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