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Stay active with tips from Sport England

Mon 06 Apr 2020

Stay active with tips from Sport England

Have a look at these tips from Sport England on how to stay active while you’re home – from online free workouts to dancing with the kids – there are loads of fun ways to keep fit and healthy...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

Youth Music launches Emergency Fund

Tue 07 Apr 2020

Youth Music launches Emergency Fund

Youth Music has announced a new Emergency Fund to offer additional support to music-making organisations affected by the coronavirus. Through this fund the aim is to prioritise the people and organisations in the most.....Read more

Coronavirus: Help for businesses and self-employed

Mon 06 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Help for businesses and self-employed

If you're a business or self-employed and haven't yet looked at what support is available to you or don't know where to look, this Kirklees Council webpage has information and advice that can help to get you started. .....Read more

Parliament call for evidence: Impact of Covid-19 on DCMS sectors

Tue 21 Apr 2020

Parliament call for evidence: Impact of Covid-19 on DCMS sectors

The Parliamentary Committee for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) invites written evidence on the impact of Covid-19 on any sectors under this Department’s remit (including, but not limited to,.....Read more

“Get Creative at Home” campaign

Tue 21 Apr 2020

“Get Creative at Home” campaign

BBC Radio Leeds Up for Arts producer Jane Chesworth has been in touch to say: "If you’re organising creative activities or projects for people to do at home over the coming weeks - then the “Get Creative at Home” camp.....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

Apply for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Tue 21 Apr 2020

Apply for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Help businesses in Kirklees to apply for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme HMRC’s online claims system for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme launched on Monday 20 April. Businesses participating in the scheme wi.....Read more

Creative activities for VE Day, Bank holiday Friday 8 May 2020

Tue 21 Apr 2020

Creative activities for VE Day, Bank holiday Friday 8 May 2020

VE Day 75 has produced some "celebrate at home" packs along with English Heritage which include photos, music, recipes and posters for windows to allow people to mark this occasion this year. You can see the packs here: .....Read more

Digital Enterprise survey for businesses

Wed 22 Apr 2020

Digital Enterprise survey for businesses

The COVID-19 outbreak is having a significant impact on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and Digital Enterprise want to better understand the issues for businesses at this time. It has launched a survey to help them .....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

Chol - Open for business! A coronavirus update April 2020

Wed 08 Apr 2020

Chol - Open for business! A coronavirus update April 2020

Coronavirus (Covid 19) Full Statement With the ongoing developments around Coronavirus (COVID-19) we wanted to provide an update on our current operation and plans during these difficult times. We are closely monitori.....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

#OperaNorthAtHome

Tue 07 Apr 2020

#OperaNorthAtHome

Follow Opera North on social media - #OperaNorthAtHome - for short performances and tricks from the orchestra members homes. You can get to know the Orchestra, Chorus and music staff better as they each share something .....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

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