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One Community Funds opens 1 September

Wed 25 Aug 2021

One Community Funds opens 1 September

One Community Foundation Kirklees has a number of funds that open for application submissions on 1 September 2021 and will close on 30 September 2021. If you would like to get a head start on your application you can req.....Read more

Lawrence Batley Theatre - Autumn Season now on Sale!

Tue 03 Aug 2021

Lawrence Batley Theatre - Autumn Season now on Sale!

The Lawrence Batley Theatre Autumn Season is now on sale! They are back bigger and better than ever, with a brand new auditorium to welcome you back to and some of the very best, most relevant and exciting shows to o.....Read more

Library of Sanctuary Award goes to Kirklees Libraries

Mon 09 Aug 2021

Library of Sanctuary Award goes to Kirklees Libraries

Kirklees Libraries have just received the prestigious national Library of Sanctuary Award. The first library service in Yorkshire and Humber to do so and one of only a few across the country. Run by City of Sanctuary .....Read more

Paper Stencil Screen Printing

Fri 13 Aug 2021

Paper Stencil Screen Printing

Spaces still available! Saturday 11th September 2021 11-3pm Your tutor: Kathryn Fox Paper stencil screen printing is a relatively quick and accessible printing process. Offering great scope for exploring colour.....Read more

Taster: Drypoint

Fri 13 Aug 2021

Taster: Drypoint

Evening workshop : Thursday 9th September 2021 18:00 – 21:0 Tutor : Cath Brooke Come and get your hands inky and your creativity flowing in this taster session workshop which will introduce you to the technique of.....Read more

Huddersfield Literature Festival announces Autumn line-up

Tue 24 Aug 2021

Huddersfield Literature Festival announces Autumn line-up

Following two years of digital festivals, due to Covid 19, Huddersfield Literature Festival (HLF) has announced a series of live events between September and Christmas. Primal Scream founder and frontman Bobby Gilles.....Read more

We're back with a brand new Season for 2021-22

Tue 17 Aug 2021

We're back with a brand new Season for 2021-22

The Kirklees Concert Season returns to Huddersfield and Dewsbury Town Halls in September with a spectacular new programme of orchestral, chamber and organ music… Tickets are on sale now (with subscription packages av.....Read more

Inaugural Steve Sykes Commission for New Music 2021

Tue 24 Aug 2021

Inaugural Steve Sykes Commission for New Music 2021

Portugal based Holmfirth-born musician has bagged Holmfirth Arts Festival’s inaugural Steve Sykes Commission for new music. Tom Holman-Sheard, who originally comes from Holmfirth, who interviewed for the role over Zoom.....Read more

Volunteers needed for Holmfirth Arts Festival 2021

Tue 17 Aug 2021

Volunteers needed for Holmfirth Arts Festival 2021

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help run Holmfirth Arts Festival 2021. The annual event is one of Yorkshire’s best small festivals and is set to attract a socially distanced crowd to the capital of the Holme Valley, over the.....Read more

Year of Music 2023: Pre-Launch Event

Tue 03 Aug 2021

Year of Music 2023: Pre-Launch Event

On Wednesday 22 September we are having a pre-launch event for Kirklees Year of Music 2023 at the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield and we would love you to join us. Our Year of Music will be a year where our v.....Read more

Visa-free short-term touring allowed in 19 member states

Mon 09 Aug 2021

Visa-free short-term touring allowed in 19 member states

UK musicians and performers do not need visas or work permits for short-term tours in 19 EU countries, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced. Authorities in Austria, Belgium, Czech .....Read more

Summer ONE Challenge

Tue 03 Aug 2021

Summer ONE Challenge

It’s Summer holiday time with long, leisurely, lazy days ahead. Exciting times, but whether you are out and about, or having quiet days in, we really need your help! We are busy spreading positivity across Kirklees a.....Read more