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Letters To The Earth - event and film

Wed 03 Apr 2019

Letters To The Earth - event and film

Letters To The Earth is a nationwide response to the climate emergency backed by Royal Court, Shakespeare’s Globe & National Theatre Wales. A live presentation of Letters to the Earth, and films screened by Dolly Shot P.....Read more

Fighting Mental Illness Crisis Among Musicians

Fri 05 Apr 2019

Fighting Mental Illness Crisis Among Musicians

Two-thirds of musicians suffer from depression and need help according to Help Musicians UK amounting to crisis. The charity has joined with the magazine Classical Music to launch ‘Harmony in Mind’ which is a campaign to.....Read more

Reflections by the Orchestra of Opera North

Mon 08 Apr 2019

Reflections by the Orchestra of Opera North

The final concert in the Kirklees concert season 2018-2019 was performed by the Orchestra of Opera North, presented under the title of “Reflections.” The performance started with Lutoslawski’s ‘Musique Funebre’, followed.....Read more

Kirklees' Year of Music 2023 launch

Mon 15 Apr 2019

Kirklees' Year of Music 2023 launch

A visionary music project is expected to come out of a partnership between groups, festivals, the University of Huddersfield and Kirklees Council. Kirklees Year of Music 2023 launched at the University on Thursday 1.....Read more

Make the case for art and culture!

Wed 17 Apr 2019

Make the case for art and culture!

It is vital today that people recognise why publicly-funded art and culture is important and what benefits it can bring to individuals, communities and society as a whole. The Arts Council England have launched a new .....Read more

Making Your Mark 2019

Mon 29 Apr 2019

Making Your Mark 2019

Date of event – 26 April to 27 August On 26 April 2019, pop up exhibitions on the origins, means and future of writing will simultaneously launch in over 20 partner libraries around the UK, including at Kirklees Libra.....Read more

Kirklees’ textile celebration programme revealed

Wed 01 May 2019

Kirklees’ textile celebration programme revealed

The plans for the week-long WOVEN festival, which will celebrate Kirklees’ textile heritage and look ahead to the industry’s digital future, have been revealed. Held at the Textile Centre of Excellence, and hosted by.....Read more

Even Minimal Creative Activity Boosts Wellbeing, Research Finds

Mon 20 May 2019

Even Minimal Creative Activity Boosts Wellbeing, Research Finds

A study of 50,000 people has shown that regardless of the skill behind it, taking part in creative activity helps people manage their emotions, build confidence and explore solutions to problems – even a brief amount of .....Read more

ACE pledges £1.5m to grassroots music venues

Mon 20 May 2019

ACE pledges £1.5m to grassroots music venues

Grassroots music venues and promoters received a welcome boost when Arts Council England (ACE) pledged funding of £1.5m to support them. The money will come through ACE’s National Lottery Project Grants, and the funde.....Read more

Help to shape a world class future for music in Kirklees

Fri 24 May 2019

Help to shape a world class future for music in Kirklees

Do you write, make, perform or present music? Do you work in music, teach music, manage a venue, a band, a festival or a label? However you’re involved, we’d like to hear your voice. Join the discussion about how we c.....Read more

Banner Campaign in Huddersfield 2019

Tue 28 May 2019

Banner Campaign in Huddersfield 2019

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

Have your say... The art of pricing

Mon 03 Jun 2019

Have your say... The art of pricing

More and more arts organisations are having to tread the tightrope between prices that build audiences and prices that build revenues. Set prices too high and you’re in danger of limiting access. But set them too low .....Read more

Have Your Say on the Future of UK Fashion

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Have Your Say on the Future of UK Fashion

Do you work in Fashion Textiles and Technology? If you're interested in playing a role in shaping the future sustainable development of the industry, take this consultation survey and help to inform research and developm.....Read more

The Art of Pricing - Last chance to have your say

Fri 28 Jun 2019

The Art of Pricing - Last chance to have your say

More and more arts organisations are having to tread the tightrope between prices that build audiences and prices that build revenues. Set prices too high and you’re in danger of limiting access, but set them too low and.....Read more

Arts Council England - Shaping the next ten years

Fri 28 Jun 2019

Arts Council England - Shaping the next ten years

Arts Council England have published a draft strategy 2020-30, setting out a proposed vision and outcomes for the next ten years. An online consultation on the draft strategy 2020-2030 will open from 1 July to 23 Septe.....Read more

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