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Tuesday 19 May. Creative
activities are continuing to flow this weekend with a variety of things
to do and see. Shepley
Spring Festival is running from Friday to Sunday, celebrating the
very best of traditional music, song and dance. Also, on Friday evening,
South Asian Arts Company, Mansamitra bring Shivoham,
a unique musical experience to Huddersfield Art Gallery. If you
fancy learning a new creative skill, why not look into
Globe Arts’ 6 week fused glass course - alternatively they are
running various visual art courses and classes throughout the summer
which might tempt you. And, to
give you notice, after great success last year, The
Grand Northern Ukulele Festival returns to Huddersfield from Friday
22 May to Sunday 24 May. Oh and
don’t forget if you have a creative event or project that requires funding,
the Kirklees Community
Events and Arts in the
Neighbourhood Funds are currently open for applications. The
above is just a taster of what is happening - there are many more
creative activities and opportunities going on – take a look at Creative Kirklees now.
Folk musician, playwright,
broadcaster and all-round national treasure Mike Harding introduces a
selection of his poems and recounts the episodes in his life that
inspired them, from his school days to his rock ‘n’ roll ...
You are invited the
launch of Alison Lock's new poetry collection, Beyond Wings. There
will be a short poetry reading and signed copies will be available
on the evening. Di Carey, who provided the cover image, has an
Workshop Saturday 16th May, 10.30 - 3.30 Uninspired by most writing
exercises and want to try something different? Join this
experimental writing workshop to give your creativity a boost.
We invite you to The 3rd
annual Collaboration Hub Symposium at The University of
Huddersfield. Featuring David Helm from The Craft Workshop, a
potter who will be making teapots and offering cups of tea in a
special tea c...
In our 6 week fused
glass course, you will learn the basic techniques of how to produce
unique pieces. As your skills develop you can choose to work on
your own project from coasters, to candle holders to shot
Our perennially popular
Comedy Cellar brings you a monthly instalment of the very best
stand-up talent on the circuit. SEYMOUR MACE City Life Comedian of
the Year from Dave's One Night Stand, Ideal, The Weird World...
Shepley Spring Festival
takes place in the Pennine village of Shepley in West Yorkshire.
The weekend festival celebrates the very best of traditional music,
song and dance from Britain and beyond. Concerts and dances fe...
Shivoham is a unique
musical experience from South Asian arts company Manasamitra. The
performance is rooted in India but reaches widely through its
contemplative nature and universal narrative. Inspired by Shiva,
Come and join Inclusive
Sound Events for free improvised music - all instruments and
abilities welcome. Sound Events is a regular (every month or so)
improvisation night taking place in the Syngenta Cellar Bar at
An exhibition of
original limited edition framed prints of landscape and wildlife
photography at the Coffee Kabin, perfect for presents which are
both affordable and unique. Also on sale is a variety of greeting
The Great War in
Photographs Wednesday 13th May 10am - 12 noon Create Space Free
Taster Session- from the WEA An introduction suitable for all
levels; you will investigate the techniques, subject-matter...
wanted for collaborative, multi-disciplinary project in Wakefield
Beam is seeking proposals from creative individuals who are
multi-skilled filmmakers and can bring some innovative approaches
Tuesday 19th May, 9:30am
- 4:30pm S2R, in partnership with the University of Huddersfield,
is hosting 'Creativity, Wellbeing and the Community'. The findings
of research commissioned into the impact of S2R's Packhorse G...
Featherstone Lit Fest in a Day – Lead Artist Beam is seeking to
appoint a Lead Artist who is experienced at engaging communities
for a new project funded by Arts Council England’s Strategic To...
Heritage on the High
Street phase 2 A celebration of Hornsea Pottery Heritage on the
High Street is seeking a professional visual artist to work with us
in developing a trail of artworks in Hornsea town centre wh...
Insurance for creative
freelancers Responding to the surge in freelance working and a
dynamically changing arts landscape, a-n are offering a
competitively priced insurance package giving £1m Professional
Our 3rd event was an
evening of excellent live music. Martin Plock played a set of his
own thought-provoking songs. The Diamond Dac Duo breezed throught
their set of old school blues; great selection of songs with
brings together the work of four contemporary artists exploring
notions of belonging, displacement and personal cultural heritage
through the medium of printmaking. The exhibition investigates the
Broken Toy Company. 4
Artists 1 mind. Four artists that make up the collective are, with
no particular favouritism, Dex Hannon, Dexuality Valentino, Evil
Jesus and China9 They have shown in and around the North of ...
‘Gallery 6: Yorkshire
Makers’ located in Huddersfield Art Gallery promotes great
Yorkshire art, craft & design, with displays of unique
handcrafted jewellery, prints, paintings, textiles, photography and
ceramics all by ...