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CollaborARTi artists in empty shop in Piazza this weekend

Wed 23 Oct 2019

CollaborARTi artists in empty shop in Piazza this weekend

A group of artists are using empty shops in the Piazza in Huddersfield to showcase artwork and run workshops. CollaborARTi open their doors this weekend - Saturday 26 & Sun 27 October to offer workshops on felt-making, w.....Read more

Arts Council Funding for Cultural Organisations

Wed 25 Mar 2020

Arts Council Funding for Cultural Organisations

The Arts Council have announced that they will be providing the following funding for cultural organisations who have been impacted by Covid-19. £90 million will be available to National Portfolio Organisations (NPOs).....Read more

MUSiK

Tue 12 Nov 2019

MUSiK

The launch event to celebrate MUSiK, the new brand, identity and online hub for Music in Kirklees took place last week. In addition to u.....Read more

Townsounds

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Townsounds

Townsounds is a snapshot of Huddersfield’s musical heritage – past and present – charting how music-making in the town strengthened not only the town’s civic identity, but also social networks and notions of community. .....Read more

Coronavirus help and advice for businesses in Kirklees

Wed 25 Mar 2020

Coronavirus help and advice for businesses in Kirklees

Many businesses and self-employed workers face a period of uncertainty and possible loss of income as a result of the coronavirus. The Government has announced a package of financial and other measures to help manage the.....Read more

Crowd Fund for Dewsbury Community events space for arts & music

Mon 16 Dec 2019

Crowd Fund for Dewsbury Community events space for arts & music

James Lee Brown (musician and founder of Shoveitupyourcult Records ) and Pete Davies (artist, photographer, musician) collaborated on this new art and music event space for the growing creative scene in Dewsbury, West Yo.....Read more

Opera North - Sewing for NHS

Mon 11 May 2020

Opera North - Sewing for NHS

With live performances and education work no longer possible, Opera North staff have been putting their creative skills to the best possible use during lockdown by helping those most in need. We asked some of the volunte.....Read more

BBC Radio Leeds looking for online creative activities

Wed 25 Mar 2020

BBC Radio Leeds looking for online creative activities

Jane Chesworth from BBC Radio Leeds has been in touch to say that she is doing a weekly bulletin with online activities and is looking to promote any that artists, arts organisations or groups are doing. She is also l.....Read more

Creative Conversations re Public Art in Huddersfield Fri 17 Jan

Wed 18 Dec 2019

Creative Conversations re Public Art in Huddersfield Fri 17 Jan

You are invited to join Kirklees Council and Beam arts organisation in a creative conversation about how the arts can enhance our public spaces. Friday 17 January 2020 12:30 – 6:30pm – Drop in Free / refreshments p.....Read more

Arts Council support for artists, creatives & freelancers

Wed 25 Mar 2020

Arts Council support for artists, creatives & freelancers

The Arts Council is making £20 million available to individuals working in the cultural sector, including artists, creative practitioners and freelancers. Artists and creative practitioners will be able to apply for .....Read more

Film & TV Craft Courses: One week left to apply!

Mon 06 Jan 2020

Film & TV Craft Courses: One week left to apply!

One week left to apply! Screen Yorkshire and the National Film and Television School (NFTS) are recruiting for six new courses that will provide students with industry-recognised UK craft certificates for film and TV......Read more

Art's Birthday 17 January

Tue 07 Jan 2020

Art's Birthday 17 January

Art's Birthday is an annual exchange-art event celebrated on January 17th by a loose collection of artists and artist organisations around the world. Art's Birthday’ started in 1963 by French artist Robert Filliou. He.....Read more

Arts and Cultural banner campaign in Huddersfield 2020

Tue 07 Jan 2020

Arts and Cultural banner campaign in Huddersfield 2020

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

The Writing Squad are recruiting Squad 10!

Fri 10 Jan 2020

The Writing Squad are recruiting Squad 10!

The Writing Squad are looking for the next thirty talented writers in the north of England aged between 16 and 21 to join the Writing Squad. If that is you, or you know anyone who fits the bill then full details of ho.....Read more

Well-Bean Café  and tips on maintaining good mental health

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Well-Bean Café and tips on maintaining good mental health

Good mental health is important to everyone and during this time of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is even more important than ever. If you're based in Kirklees the Well-Bean Café is a safe and confidential service offering.....Read more

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