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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Arts Council information on funding

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Arts Council information on funding

Keep up-to-date with the latest information from the Arts Council about advice, guidance and emergency funding measures they are putting in place to address the Covid-19/Coronavirus crisis. You can also sign up to th.....Read more

Kirklees Concert Season - Cancellation of Events

Wed 18 Mar 2020

Kirklees Concert Season - Cancellation of Events

In light of Government advice on Covid-19, Kirklees Council and Opera North are very sorry to announce the cancellation of all remaining Kirklees Concert Season events. We'd like to thank our loyal audiences, and we .....Read more

Coronavirus Update

Tue 17 Mar 2020

Coronavirus Update

While it is the current Government advice for everyone to make their own decisions about what they choose to do, we cannot ignore that a number of events have been cancelled, such as the Huddersfield Literature Festival......Read more

What's On in the Piazza - March 2020

Tue 03 Mar 2020

What's On in the Piazza - March 2020

Check out what is going on this month in the Piazza and Queensgate Market - all part of the Temporary Contemporary project...Read more

Huddersfield Literature Festival is Cancelled

Mon 16 Mar 2020

Huddersfield Literature Festival is Cancelled

In light of the increasing threat of the Coronavirus outbreak, it is with great sadness that this year’s Huddersfield Literature Festival is cancelled. Although they were able to run several successful pre-Festival e.....Read more

Artist Talk and Demo: Nobuo Okawa

Mon 02 Mar 2020

Artist Talk and Demo: Nobuo Okawa

Wednesday 18th March 2020, 6-8pm To correspond with his retrospective exhibition at Dean Clough in Halifax; we are very pleased to welcome artist and printmaker Nobuo Okawa to WYPW. Nobuo will be talking through hi.....Read more

Intro to: Photo Etching (with Photopolymer Film)

Mon 16 Mar 2020

Intro to: Photo Etching (with Photopolymer Film)

Weekend course Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th April 2020 10 – 4pm Your tutor : Sean Rorke For Beginners Bring your photographic images to life through photo-etching – transform them from high-contrast black and.....Read more

Artist Talk and Demo: Nobuo Okawa

Mon 16 Mar 2020

Artist Talk and Demo: Nobuo Okawa

This Wednesday 18th March 2020, 6-8pm To correspond with his retrospective exhibition at Dean Clough in Halifax; we are very pleased to welcome artist and printmaker Nobuo Okawa to WYPW. Nobuo will be talking throu.....Read more

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