Do you have a big, ambitious idea for Kirklees Children’s Biennale 2020?

We are planning our artistic programme for Kirklees Children’s Biennale 2020. Themed ’20-20 Vision’ we are now looking for big, ambitious ideas from partner artists and schools.   Susan Burns from Chol and Chloe Williams from The Children’s Art School are putting together a festival programme for the UK’s only Children’s Biennale. Following a fabulous …

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Teacher CPD – Cultural Creativity: Connecting the Arts and Culture

Teacher CPD – Cultural Creativity: Connecting the Arts and Culture 18th October 2019, 8.45am – 3.00pm This is the next in a series of successful School Art Network meetings to which all staff within Kirklees schools are welcome; those who are Arts specialists, as well as anyone interested in infusing the arts into their teaching as …

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Kirklees Year of Music 2023 – Education Launch

Thursday 21st November, 4.00-6.00pm, Greenhead College Get Creative! – Explore exciting ways how you and your school can help shape Kirklees Year of Music 2023 to inspire young peoples creativity across the district. This event is aimed at head teachers, teachers and music educators. Hear from local schools about the impact increased music provision is …

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Young Curators Programme: Open Call

hcmf//’s Young Curators Programme is aimed at developing talent and leadership amongst the music programmers, promoters and curators of the future. For this project hcmf// is looking to recruit a team of six, Kirklees-based young people, aged 18 – 30, who have some previous experience of organising performances or other arts/cultural events in their local …

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50 things to Do Before You are 5

A brilliant new app for parents and carers to use with their children is available in Kirklees which celebrates our local facilities and natural landscape. It aligns perfectly with aspirations to encourage creativity and cultural capital with our youngest citizens. It has been designed to encourage parental engagement and early language in particular. Kirklees 50 …

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Music Archaeology: New KS2 education pack from the University of Huddersfield

Primary schools can access a new education resource pack based on music archaeology research from the University of Huddersfield’s Professor Rupert Till, enabling children to explore the sounds and music of pre-historical and early Roman sites. Music Archaeology: From Stone Age to Roman Times is a FREE Key Stage 2 education pack with links to …

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The Great Kirklees Railway Exhibition Shortlisted for Community Rail Award

An Our Biennale 2018 project, The Great Kirklees Railway Exhibition, has been shortlisted for a Community Rail Award 2019 by ACoRP. The project, delivered as part of the Our Biennale festival in autumn 2018, saw pupils from Honley Junior School, Netherthong Primary School, Thurstonland C of E School, Farnley Tyas First School, Scholes Village Primary …

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A networking event

Connecting Research and Practice

EvoKe team up with the University of Huddersfield to build partnerships between cultural practitioners and researchers. EvoKe partner Creative Scene have teamed up with the University of Huddersfield to create a free event for all EvoKe cultural partners who are interested in making connections with staff and researchers from the University of Huddersfield and vice …

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