nearly here – The 2018 Huddersfield
Literature Festival launches on Wednesday 7 March and it’s going to
be fabulous! Do check out what they have going on – tickets are selling
fast for some events so don’t delay! And to keep you going until
then, our newsletter has plenty of creative ideas to keep you busy!
Finally, if you’re looking for a treat to end the half term
holidays, The High Jinx Show at
the Lawrence Batley Theatre on Saturday evening is the perfect experience
for the whole family – the young, the old and the inbetween!
CoMA (Contemporary Music For
All) Festival have partnered with Huddersfield Contemporary Music
Festival to deliver a day of workshops and an informal performance on
Saturday 3rd March 2018 at St Pauls Hall on the Univers...
Saturday 10 February to
Sunday 25 February (Not Mondays or Tuesdays) 11am to 4pm. Popular
annual art exhibition and sale featuring the work of local artists.
Free entry, normal Visitor Centre opening times apply
return to live duties in Dewsbury for the first time in over 30
years! plus special guests Potential Victims who are also making a
return to the Old Turk after 30 odd years. Admission: Free entry
CodeUp Huddersfield is a
mentoring program for adults who would like to learn how to code
for free. Once a month we intend to provide a workspace for people
with no programming skills to come and learn the basics, with m...
7.30 - 9pm Diego Castro
gives the UK premiere of Jürg Frey’s ‘guitarist alone’ alongside
works by Simon Steen-Andersen, Claus-Stephen Mahnkopf and new works
by postgraduate students of the University of Huddersfield....
Thursday 22 February
1pm-3pm Be creative and try something new at our drop in art and
craft session. To link with National Nest Box Week we’ll be looking
at feathered friends for inspiration. £1 per child
Free admission for all
concerts and workshops (Concerts at 19:30) Electric Spring is an
annual festival of sonic exploration of cutting-edge practice in
electronic music. The five-day programme of concerts, installati...
The High Jinx show is
back this half term with even more grand illusions, crazy tricks
and unbelievable circus thrills. This is the perfect experience for
the whole family, whether you’re six or 106, you are sure to b...
Thur 22 Feb 2pm Creative
Scene presents a show by Jack Dean in association with Little
Mighty Horace and the Yeti An exciting eco-adventure for all the
family during February half-term at five community venues acr...
Join us for the Festival
launch, be among the first to view a new Ted Hughes exhibition and
enjoy a performance from the multi-award-winning poet, actor and
comedian Owen O’Neill. Time: 6pm FREE Photo credit: Ste...
Jeremy Vine: What I
Learnt: What My Listeners Say – and Why We Should Take Notice
Celebrated broadcaster and journalist, presenter of BBC1’s
Eggheads, Points of View and the election graphics, and
Knot What It Seams An
exquisite textile art exhibition by Hillstone Fibre Arts displayed
in the new Community Art Space. From 10th January to 23rd March
2018. FREE entry - visit the Conference Suite. About t...
The flexibility of Opera
North's brass section is put on show here as they demonstrate why
they are an integral part of one of the UK's most versatile and
award-winning orchestras through a varied programme of pieces
Plant Hangers Workshop Create a perfect summer plant hanger
This retro craft mixes knotting and braiding to make a sturdy
hammock for your plants. Wednesday 28th Febr...
'Friday Night Jive'
presents MANSION OF SNAKES Friday 23rd February FREE ENTRY! Mansion
of Snakes is a 12-piece behemoth playing bone-shaking afrobeat,
devil funk and cosmic jazz. The Earth shall shake and the ser...
We have planned another
wonderful singing workshop with soprano Rhianydd Beaumont! Date:
Wednesday 21st February Venue: Audrey Spencer School of Dance,
Queen Street South, Huddersfield HD1 3DU Cost: £18 We ...
A family day of free
activities brought to you by Stafflex 10.30am-11.15pm – Salma
Zaman: Bollywood dance and storytelling 11.30pm-12.15pm –
Michaelmas Twist: Merriment, magic and balloon modelling 2pm-3.30pm
Sunday Sessions at The
Gallery The Poetry Village is delighted to welcome two wonderful
poets to celebrate the launch of this new monthly event at The
Gallery in Slaithwaite near Huddersfield. The Sunday Sessions a...
The University of
Huddersfield and the Hepworth Brass Band present a Yorkshire Brass
Band Championships Preview Evening at St Paul's Hall, Huddersfield,
Sunday 25 February 6.30pm. Admission is free, so come along to h...
The art&York show is
a 3 day event celebrating art, design & contemporary craft at
York Racecourse Events Centre. Friday 26th, Saturday 27th & Sunday
28th October 2018 120 artists showcasing their own work and sell...
Equalities Office is currently seeking application through the £1.5
million Women's Vote Centenary Grant Scheme. The aim of the fund is
to support local and community groups across England in celebrating
Looking for funding in
Kirklees? One Community, the Kirklees Community Foundation was
established in 2010 to provide funding, in the form of grants, to
voluntary groups based in Kirklees. The Foundation manages a
For full list of classes
at the Mechanics Hall please go to the website. We do have a number
of opportunities for volunteers interested in forming new groups
for: Ukulele Choir Card making/ creative crafts Junio...
The Orchestra of Opera North
will be joined by two outstanding young talents, conductor Ben Gernon
and mezzo-soprano Kathryn Rudge, for the next concert in the Kirklees
Concert Season, Distant Shores: a programme of Moza...
The Huddersfield Giants
are holding their first ever Women in Business Event, at The John
Smith’s Stadium on Thursday, 8th March, Commencing at 12.30pm to
coincide with International Women’s Day. This “free” event is...
IVE's Young Artists
Collection is an annual competition, where young artists aged 11-18
are given a theme and asked to produce an original work of art to
reflect that theme. A panel of judges then select winning entri...