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A chance to see and purchase stunning artwork from Fair Trader members. Painting, stone carving, calligraphy and felting by artists including Howard Asher, Celia Kilner, Sarah Sheard and Zoe Stainton.Find out more »
Want to brush up your French? Join the French Language School at Wooldale Community Centre, HD9 1XZ. Small and friendly classes with a native speaker and experienced teacher meeting on: - Mondays 10:00-12:00am (intermediate, advanced), Wooldale Community centre, Holmfirth - Tuesdays 2:00-4:00pm (low intermediate, intermediate), Wooldale Community centre. Feel free to come for a taster session and contact Maurice. Tel: 07599410328, more info on http://french.eduzephyr.com. You are welcome to join at any time. “À bientôt...”Find out more »
It’s a magical time for Huddersfield Literature Festival, with a Harry Potter themed Preview for the 2018 Festival (HLF2018) on Wed 22 November at Huddersfield Library Free event to reveal next Festival authors and performers, announcement of competition winners and a new website! Huddersfield 6 November 2017: Huddersfield Literature Festival is to announce the details of the 2018 Festival with a magical Harry Potter themed Preview at Huddersfield Library from 6pm-7:30pm on Wednesday 22 November. The winner of the…Find out more »
Bangladesh, 2017. Four women struggle to survive in the slums around Dhaka’s garment factories. Day-in, day-out these mothers, sisters and daughters sweat behind machines, making clothes destined for the glitzy department stores and high streets of the West. In the face of severe exploitation and poverty, can there be a future worth fighting for in a country that clothes us? MADE has been developed by Target Theatre Company with Bangladeshi writer Ikhtisad Ahmed and has been created out of extensive…Find out more »
COME AND JOIN THE ANARCHY!!...PUNK TUNES ON UKULELES ...NEW ANARCHY IN THE UKE SESSION / GROUP LESSON...ALL ABILITIES WELCOME... EVERYBODYS FIRST SESSION FREEFind out more »
Does wanting to care, even if you don’t really, make you a good person? Adam Rowe thinks so, but then again he would; he’s Unbearable. He’s an arrogant, self indulgent, narcissist who will make absolutely anything about himself - AKA; a comedian. But just how far can he take that? His girlfriend’s car crash? The death of a stranger? In this hour of no holds barred, brutally honest, opinionated stand-up he’ll look to find out exactly that.Find out more »
From absolute beginners to eventually leading into higher level groups ..... This is a group lesson with local guitar teacher Ricky held in the workshop space above Hot Banana Music Norridge Bottom.... £8 a session for an hours classFind out more »
Parade and event to mark the start of the Christmas season in Holmfirth. More details to follow via their Facebook page:- https://www.facebook.com/HolmfirthChristmasCelebration/Find out more »
Wednesday 29 November, 10:00-15:00 Fair Trader, 32-34 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 2JS Join us at Fair Trader for our workshop with artist/maker Sarah Sheard. Create an amazing pair of 40cm cats or dogs as mantel or floor piece. Choose your animal before the date and Sarah will pre-cut the designs in plywood. The workshop will give you the opportunity to decorate and paint, either to your own design, or with support and templates from Sarah.Find out more »
Awe-inspiring dance that gathers energy as it grows. YAMA is an extraordinary one act dance piece which explores the mythology associated with mountains, inspired by the pagan and animist rituals practised among the mountains of Tohoku, Japan. Award-winning choreographer Damien Jalet has been responsible for some of the most revered productions of the last 10 years, including the Laurence Olivier Award 2011 winning Babel, and has worked with Akram Khan, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and Marina Abramovic on a radical re-staging…Find out more »
Reality is overrated, let's read! An evening with Chris Longden and Elizabeth E Burdon. Chris has just had 'Cuckoo in the Chocolate' published which she describes as a satirical comedy with a spash of political satire and north versus south predujice. The book was written in Holmfirth library and is her 2nd published novel. Chris is a strong supporter of libraries and will talk about their importance to her as well as how her books are written and some of…Find out more »
Holmfirth Civic Hall Trust is stepping up its fundraising activities for the Civic Hall in December and are delighted to announce the arrival of Yorkshire poet, Ian McMillan, and his cartoonist comrade Tony Husband who are dropping by for an intimate and inspirational night of comedy, cartoonery and local history. A Cartoon History of Here is an improvisational evening comprising the combined talents of these two long time collaborators and Country file contributors. A fast-flowing, rapid-rafting adventure in which two…Find out more »
Hard-hitting and heartfelt old-time country and classic bluegrass music from the USA & UK! With roots in Portland, Oregon and Liverpool, England, The Horsenecks play a dynamic mix of American roots music that they bring to life with top-shelf musicianship and high-energy performance, featuring fiery fiddle, awesome banjo picking and a rock-solid stomping rhythm section. The four members formed a strong musical bond after meeting at a festival in 2012. With driving old time fiddle, three-finger banjo, vocal harmonies, and…Find out more »
It’s the run up to Christmas, so why not treat yourself to a humorous and fun night out? Help yourself to a serving of Victoria Wood and the likes of The Goons, The Two Ronnies, Monty Python, Joyce Grenfell, Rowan Atkinson, Bob Newhart, The League of Gentlemen and many more and you have SKETCHY AT BEST. A classic stage revue showcasing some of the finest comedy writers of all time.Find out more »
Lawrence Batley Theatre proudly presents our Christmas 2017 pantomime When young Jack returns from the market with a few beans, he never expects them to grow into a huge beanstalk. What he finds at the top is an adventure more giant than he could possibly imagine. From the same creative team behind our hugely successful 2016 pantomime Cinderella, JACK & THE BEANSTALK will take you on a magical journey to a world full of laughs, live music and spectacular costumes…Find out more »
Nine Lessons - Christmas Acoustic Songs and Stories of Advent & Christmas At Holy Trinity Church, Holmfirth Wed 13th Dec from 7.30pm Entry is free, but donations are welcomeFind out more »
Monday 18 December Beauty and the Beast (PG) Holmfirth Picturedrome, 2pm (doors open 1.30pm) Adult £5, Child £4 - pay on door or book online at https://www.picturedrome.net/tickets/BEAUTY%20AND%20THE%20BEAST/20171218.htmFind out more »
Monday 18 December Baby Driver (PG) Holmfirth Picturedrome, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm) Adult £5, Child £4 - pay on door or book online at https://www.picturedrome.net/tickets/BABY%20DRIVER/20171218.htmFind out more »
Tuesday 19 December (12) Red Dog: The Early Years (PG) Holmfirth Picturedrome, 7.00pm (doors open 6.30pm) Adult £5, Child £4 - pay on door or buy online at https://www.picturedrome.net/tickets/RED%20DOG/20171219.htmFind out more »
Wednesday 20 December Nightmare Before Christmas (PG) Holmfirth Picturedrome, 7pm (doors open 6.30pm) Adult £5, Child £4 - pay on door or buy online at https://www.picturedrome.net/tickets/NIGHTMARE%20BEFORE%20CHRISTMAS/20171220.htmFind out more »
Huddersfield Light Opera Company return with their spectacular annual pantomime for all ages. Loathed by her wicked stepmother for her beauty, Snow White runs away and seeks shelter in a small cottage in the enchanted woods. With Snow White seemingly gone, the stepmother looks to her magic mirror, desperate to know if she is now the prettiest in the land… With a traditional story, hilarious laughter and sparkling scenery, SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS is another HLOC pantomime that’s not to…Find out more »
Don’t miss this chance to work with award-winning local artist Zoe Stainton, who will teach you how to needle felt a small running hare mounted on a wooden block. All materials will be provided and you will take home your own creation. Special offer for participants: 10% discount on £50 spend in Fair Trader. Workshop Price: £45 (includes all materials and finished article)Find out more »
Trevor and Susannah’s marriage is on the rocks. They inflict their miseries on their nearest and dearest; three couples whose own relationships are tenuous at best. Taking place sequentially in the three beleaguered couples' bedrooms during one endless Saturday night of co-dependence and dysfunction, beds, tempers, and domestic order are ruffled, leading all the players to a hilariously touching epiphany. Huddersfield favourites Dick & Lottie (Invisible Friends, Neighbourhood Watch, Private Fears in Public Places) return with the classic 1975 Alan…Find out more »
Best friends Rita and Sue get a lift home from married Bob after babysitting his kids. When he takes the scenic route and offers them a bit of fun, the three start a fling they each think they control. Andrea Dunbar’s semi-autobiographical play was written in 1982 when she was just 19. It’s a vivid portrait of girls caught between brutal childhood and an unpromising future, and hungry for adult adventure. Told with wicked humour, startling insight and a great…Find out more »
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