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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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Our Darkness and Light Animation: Poetry, visual art, music and animation

A creative collaboration between different artists, between artists and young people and between young people and children. “I’m definitely going to be an animator when I grow up.” – Year 8 student at Almondbury Community school 300 children from 4 Kirklees primary schools worked first with poet Louise Fazackerely to create poems about where they …

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EvoKe Network Meeting

Please join us for EvoKe’s Network Meeting at Batley Library on 08 July, 4.00-6.00pm.   During this meeting we will be thinking about what Our Biennale 2020 should look like; please come and give us your input and register your interest in being involved.    We want to our Biennale 2020 to be shaped by educationalists, arts and …

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Our Darkness & Light animation screening at Holmfirth Film Festival

The Our Darkness & Light animation produced for Our Biennale 2018 will be screened as part of this special event at Holmfirth Film Festival: Dr Simpo’s Afternoon Animation Screening: Mirai Saturday 8 June, 1pm FREE EVENT | Picturedrome, Holmfirth Dir. Mamoru Husoda (Japan 2018, 98mins PG) Set in the 1980s, a spoilt-rotten son sees his baby …

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Increasing Opportunities for Young People and Families to Access Kirklees’ Rich Cultural Offer

In our role as associate consultants for Kirklees we support the work and aims of Evoke to broaden and enrich the arts provision and experiences of young people and their parents /carers. ‘Woven in Kirklees’ has been a great vehicle to do this. It has enabled us to work together with HATCH to facilitate our …

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WOVEN in Kirklees 8-16 June 2019

WOVEN is a celebration of past, present and future innovation in the textile industry. Through events and activities happening across Kirklees WOVEN aims to highlight the talented artists, crafts people, manufactures, scientists, researchers and engineers working behind the scenes to make Kirklees Textiles a global brand. WOVEN is working with Chol Theatre, The Children’s Art …

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EvoKe Network Meeting at West Yorkshire Print Workshop

Thank you to West Yorkshire Print Workshop for hosting our Spring EvoKe Network Meeting. After updates from Rob Vincent (EvoKe’s Chair) about EvoKe’s work, we heard from Nat Walton about plans for Woven Festival, EvoKe is partnering with Woven on the delivery of Woven projects and events for children and young people. Clare Grace, a textile …

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