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June 2019

Spectacular Showcase of Textile Innovation

June 14 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
University of Huddersfield, Queensgate
Huddersfield, HD1 3DH
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The Marketplace Spectacular will showcase the incredible scientific and creative innovation taking place in the textile industry today. Scientists, businesses and artists are continually exploring how to make the industry more sustainable and environmentally friendly and this is your opportunity to find out how. The Marketplace Spectacular will focus on how this innovation has created a thriving industry in Kirklees and highlight the diverse careers that the industry now offers. Bring the family along on Saturday 15th to see the…

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Craft Market

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queens Square, Queen Street
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SP United Kingdom
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WOVEN Craft Market will take place across two venues in Huddersfield on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th June. Join selected makers in the beautiful settings of the Lawrence Batley Theatre Courtyard and Byram Arcade. Find out what amazing crafts are being made in Kirklees, meet the people making them and pick up some unique items from them.

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Textile Careers Fair

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Textile Centre of Excellence, 5 Red Doles Ln
Huddersfield, HD2 1YE
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The Careers Fair at the Textile Centre of Excellence will feature many of the fashion and textile companies from the local area who are actively recruiting young people to work and learn with their businesses. The fair will provide opportunities to hear about the exciting careers on offer from product design, through technical textile operations to digital marketing and many more.

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Where There’s Muck, There’s Bras with Kate Fox

June 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Huddersfield
£5 – £7

Where There’s Muck, There’s Bras is a funny and thought provoking show of stand up storytelling and spoken word about Northern women you’ve heard of-and ones you haven’t. From Hylda Baker to Helen Sharman, Betty Boothroyd to Mother Shipton, these legendary women tell us their stories. By Stand up poet and Radio 4 regular Kate Fox. 7.30pm, tickets £7 full / £5 concessions Booking information to follow.

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Spectacular Showcase of Textile Innovation

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
University of Huddersfield, Queensgate
Huddersfield, HD1 3DH
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The Marketplace Spectacular will showcase the incredible scientific and creative innovation taking place in the textile industry today. Scientists, businesses and artists are continually exploring how to make the industry more sustainable and environmentally friendly and this is your opportunity to find out how. The Marketplace Spectacular will focus on how this innovation has created a thriving industry in Kirklees and highlight the diverse careers that the industry now offers. Bring the family along on Saturday 15th to see the…

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Stitchable Changemakers: workshop with Sarah Corbett

June 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Huddersfield
£5 – £7

We know that changemakers aren’t super heroes; they’re just people who connect their values to their actions. Every single one of us has gifts and talents we can use to be the change we wish to see in the world. Complete these stitchable dot-to-dots as a group or on your own and, as you reveal the face of your chosen changemaker, reflect on the values threaded through them and their lives, and challenge yourself to think about how you can…

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Woven Into Song

June 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Holmfirth Arts Festival Holmfirth, + Google Map

Woven Into Song is a performance of a new piece of music that will explore the stories of diverse communities, some of whom settled in Kirklees because of the textile industry. It will create a conversation between different languages, musical styles and experiences.

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Holmfirth Arts Festival Banner Parade

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Holmfirth Arts Festival Holmfirth, + Google Map

The Textile Banner Parade created by Edgelands Arts with people from across the Holme Valley, and embracing the theme of Generations of Innovators, will fill the streets of Holmfirth with a riotous carnival of colour and music. The parade is inspired by the PLACES which make up the Holme Valley, the PEOPLE who live in it, the TEXTILES which are manufactured here and the CRAFTS made in people’s homes. Communities from across the Holme Valley have come together to learn…

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Word Weavers Cabaret

June 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Small Seeds, Castlegate
Huddersfield, HD1 2UD United Kingdom
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£3 – £5

The WORD WEAVERS cabaret brings together poets from across Kirklees in celebration of words spoken and written. Hosted by spoken word artist Rose Condo, the event will feature some of the best poets in the district. The night will also be interwoven (see what we did there!) with a few fun phrase-making games! If you live or work in Kirklees and would like to apply to perform at the WORD WEAVERS cabaret, please complete this short online form. The deadline to…

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July 2019

Go Compose Project – an Electronic Music Production Summer School

July 13 - August 18
University of Huddersfield, Queensgate
Huddersfield, HD1 3DH
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FREE

Welcome to the Huddersfield Electronic Music Production Summer School 2019 Do you want to learn DJing, computer based music production, audio electronics and sound composition?   The department of Music and Drama at the University of Huddersfield, in partnership with the Yorkshire Sound Women Network and Sound and Music, is offering a 6 weekend series of free workshops for girls and young women* in Kirklees between the ages of 11 and and 22 (see more information on the specific workshops in the menu above). The workshops…

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