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It’s Blooming Marvellous to See You Again!

We look forward to welcoming visitors and shoppers to Holmfirth next Monday, April 12th.  Pupils, teachers and volunteers from local schools have been beavering away to create bunting and spring blooms which will be on display not only at Fair …

National Award Recognises Moorland Restoration Delivered Against all Odds

National award recognises moorland restoration delivered against all odds Moors for the Future Partnership are very close to the finishing line for the 2020/21 conservation works season, one that has been quite unlike any other. The staff team and partners …

Yorkshire Digital Festival Attracts Worldwide Audiences 

Yorkshire digital Festival attracts worldwide audiences  Hudd Lit Fest online events prove a hit with local and global participants The transformation of this year’s Huddersfield Literature Festival (HLF) into a digital event has proved a huge success, with performers and …

Marsden Jazz Festival are proud to be partnering with Black Lives in Music to combat inequality in the music industry

The Yorkshire-based jazz festival is working with the new organisation Black Lives in Music to empower and amplify Black musicians’ voices and promote  their ground-breaking research  March 2021 Black Lives in Music (BLiM) was launched to tackle the racial inequalities …

Festivals in Holmfirth Have Begun Planning for Full-Scale Events for Later in the Year

Festivals in Holmfirth have begun planning for full-scale events for later in the year. Last year the Festivals managed to put on a series of online shows, screenings, and activities but the Film, Arts, and Festival of Folk are hoping …

Literature Festival creates Lockdown Lantern Installation

Literature Festival creates Lockdown Lantern Installation 23 March – 5 April, Lawrence Batley Theatre Courtyard, Huddersfield  Link to festival brochure: https://www.huddlitfest.org.uk/brochure-downloads/  A local festival has created a stunning Lockdown Lantern installation to commemorate a year since the first Covid-19 lockdown …

Fire Scarred “Moonscape” Near Bolton to be Restored to Life-Supporting Peatland in Nation’s Green Recovery – Moors for the Future

Fire scarred “moonscape” near Bolton to be restored to life-supporting peatland in nation’s green recovery Defra have funded over £600k, as part of the Moor Carbon project that will look to breathe new life into precious peat and moorlands near …

Take part in the Huddersfield Literature Festival/Woven Book Trail – and win book tokens or a fabulous book & food hamper!

Take part in the Huddersfield Literature Festival/Woven Book Trail – and win book tokens or a fabulous book & food hamper! Many of us have been escaping into a good book during lockdown – and now you can bring your …

BBC Studios are looking for a family based in West Yorkshire to take part in our exciting new show, all about cooking and food!

BBC Studios are looking for a family based in West Yorkshire to take part in our exciting new show, all about cooking and food! In the series, top chefs will help families get excited about cooking, reduce their food bill …

Your chance to win an exclusive poster signed by Sir Patrick Stewart!

Your chance to win an exclusive poster signed by Sir Patrick Stewart! And help Huddersfield Literature Festival raise £10,000 through the ‘Match It’ fundraising programme Huddersfield Literature Festival (HLF) is offering its supporters the chance to win one of five bundles …