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Home Art Workshop Packs for people with dementia and carers

Thu 30 Apr 2020

Home Art Workshop Packs for people with dementia and carers

We have been busy running our Home delivery art workshop project for people living with dementia and their carers in Stevenage and North Hertfordshire over the last three weeks. Already we have had some fantastic work .....Read more

Record Views for Hidden Muslim Story!

Wed 29 Apr 2020

Record Views for Hidden Muslim Story!

Christina's lecture at Cambridge - has now received 71k views and is the most watched of all British Muslim History lectures! Christina was asked by 'most influential Muslim in Britain', Shaykh Abdul Hakim Murad (Tim .....Read more

Both Books - 'Hidden Muslim' for both fiction & non-fiction fans

Wed 29 Apr 2020

Both Books - 'Hidden Muslim' for both fiction & non-fiction fans

Fancy a riveting read whilst on lockdown? 'His Own Man' is the non-fiction story of 'hidden Muslim' and northern Victorian, Robert 'Reschid' Stanley - whilst 'Imagining Robert' is the fiction version of his life - as ima.....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

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

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

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

Happy Lock-down Birthday Yorkshire Wind Orchestra!

Tue 28 Apr 2020

Happy Lock-down Birthday Yorkshire Wind Orchestra!

Yorkshire Wind Orchestra is 25 years old this year. A celebratory concert, with special guests the Great Yorkshire Chorus, was scheduled for 16 May. In light of the current lockdown, they were both very disappointed to h.....Read more

Music for Dementia 2020

Tue 28 Apr 2020

Music for Dementia 2020

Music for Dementia 2020 is a national campaign to make music available for everyone living with dementia by 2020. The website offers support for families of people with dementia and ways they can support them through mus.....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

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

Launch of Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes video

Wed 22 Apr 2020

Launch of Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes video

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes a universal song for all! Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes is a fun project to encourage singing within families with young children whilst also celebrating the rich diversity of Kirklee.....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

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

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