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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Transformations – Art & Dance Project with Phoenix Dance Theatre & Zoe Robertson

This project was based around the central theme of Darkness and Light and was a collaboration between visual artist Zoe Robertson and Phoenix Dance Theatre. “That was brilliant, I really enjoyed our performance and working with Stacy from Phoenix Dance Theatre” – young participant This collaboration between the two art forms of art and dance …

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“Switch” – dance piece for Our Biennale

“Switch” was a dance project with a group of students from North Huddersfield Trust School including eight workshops and one performance at the Biennale Finale in Huddersfield Town Hall. The project sought to increase students confidence and provide a performance opportunity. “It’s been a good experience and I’ve got the chance to meet and work …

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Dark Skies

‘Dark Skies’ brightened up the days for Pentland Infant and Nursery School children! Families shared a unique and exciting twilight music, dance and visual art experience in Crow Nest park, working alongside professional musicians from Manasamitra. “I liked that part on Saturday when we went to the park because I saw all my friends around. …

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Campervan Radio with hcmf//

The Campervan Radio project travelled to three libraries around Kirklees and had a weekly residency for seven weeks in Upper Batley High School. It was an opportunity for young people to learn and develop their radio production skills, improve their literacy and confidence, as well as develop their self-expression through producing podcasts on topics they …

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