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This Christmas join Aladdin on a magic carpet ride! The team that brought you Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk are back with another festive treat for the whole family. Live music, laughs galore, fabulous scenery and glittering costumes all come together in Aladdin, our latest traditional family pantomime – where wishes really do come true! Penniless Aladdin dreams of a life of luxury and when he discovers an old magic lamp all his dreams could come true. But can…Find out more »
Come and join us in the run up to christmas, learn how to make your own personalised gifts such as beeswax candlemaking and orange pomanders! You'll be sure to leave with christmas cheer and feeling festive. https://www.ywt.org.uk/events/2018-12-02-christmas-gift-making-2-decFind 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: An intermediate advanced group meeting - Mondays 10:00-12:00pm A low intermediate, intermediate group meeting - Tuesdays 2:00pm-4:00pm A beginner, near beginner course meeting - Tuesdays 1:00pm-2:00pm 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 our regular Comedy Cellar with bells on. Two nights of ho-ho-hilarity with a festive sprinkling, perfect for an evening out with friends or an alternative office party. SEYMOUR MACE Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee from Dave’s One Night Stand, Ideal, The Weird World of Russell Brand, The Stand-Up Show, Hebburn and Clive Anderson’s Chat Room. ‘Relentless originality…manic and gripping’ THE GUARDIAN ALLYSON JUNE SMITH Multiple Canadian Comedy Award nominee for Best Female Stand-Up with in-your-face wit and hilariously insightful commentary.…Find out more »
A Holme Valley drum club has proved so popular since its launch in April that another one is being launched in November in Denby Dale. The Holmfirth-based Valley Beats drum group was formed as part of Kirklees Council’s “Try it, like it, do it” project to support activities that help people become more physically active. Community percussionist Katie Mallard, who also runs Honley Samba Band, formed the group because, she says, “I see Brazilian drumming as a fusion of…Find out more »
Life Drawing in Holmfirth (Thursdays) with Jamie Frost This class takes place at the Sculpture Lounge Studios- home to a growing number of professional artists. Classes are led by Jamie Frost, a figurative art specialist with a particular passion for drawing: Drawing is a very personal thing so it’s important to me that the atmosphere of my classes is welcoming and accepting. Small groups of people help each other to understand what they are doing, regardless of experience, whilst I…Find out more »
It is Christmas Eve and Santa’s elves, Holly and Ivy, are calling for help from all children to make sure they have completed their checklist, so that everything is ready for Santa and for Christmas. With heavy sacks of presents, poorly reindeer, and one too many mince pies, will Santa have enough time to make it around all the houses in time for Christmas day? Front Room Productions present ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas, with music, poetry and a whole…Find out more »
Skye Diddle has a very long list of things to prepare for Christmas ..but things are not going to plan. Sunny Diddle is trying to open the presents too early and Poppy Diddles is causing a calamity. Will they get their jobs done in time? Join the Hey Diddles for a hour packed full of fun and songs everyone can join in with... and can you help stop Sunny from trying to open the presents? Suitable for ages 0-6.Find out more »
Kids Bee Happy will be with us on Friday 4th January running their popular Sand Art Workshops. 9.30am until 11am Make Sand Art pictures… Simply peel, pour and tap to create a fun picture Suitable for children aged 3 years and upwards £3 per child payable on the day to Kids Be Happy, just come alongFind out more »
Huddersfield Light Opera Company are back to put an end to the post-Christmas blues with their usual fun-packed traditional family pantomime. Bursting with comedy, audience participation, spectacular scenery, a breath taking transformation snow scene and outrageous costumes, this will be the biggest, brightest and best HLOC pantomime yet. Cinderella is a sure family favourite for all ages.Find out more »
Intimate, atmospheric and relaxed, our popular monthly Comedy Cellars are the perfect way to experience stand-up in all its spontaneous, electrifying glory. JO ENRIGHT From I’m Alan Partridge, Phoenix Nights, Life’s Too Short and Dave’s One Night Stand. ‘One of the most naturally gifted comic talents I’ve ever seen’ PETER KAY MASAI GRAHAM Funniest Joke of the Edinburgh Fringe award winner 2017 and UK Pun Championship winner. ‘A succession of snappy single-liners’ LEICESTER MERCURYFind out more »
To celebrate their 15th anniversary, Dick & Lottie present Ayckbourn’s classic ‘Damsels in Distress’ trilogy, beginning with GamePlan. Teenage Sorrel fights to keep herself and her abandoned mother, once a dot.com businesswoman, financially afloat by setting up as a part-time hooker, advertising for clients on the internet and persuading her tearful school chum to act as her maid. Just when you wonder what will happen in this terrible situation the play becomes a comedy about body disposal, police questioning and…Find out more »
Five interweaving stories, five small worlds, five very different journeys. Step inside the small world of Mimika Theatre’s white tent and into an exquisite intimate environment. Meet five characters – a bug, a goose, a fox cub, a cat and a six-year-old girl – and watch their wordless stories unfold. Small Worlds is an unforgettable piece of visual theatre inside a magical canvas dome – a unique integration of puppetry, miniature landscapes, original animated film and music.Find out more »
A well travelled lady captivates her audience with stories she has gathered on her journeys around the world, from Yorkshire, through Poland and on to India! Using only the contents of her suitcase she creates landscapes of mountains and jungles, costumes for shepherds and kings and finds unique ways to bring characters to life. The children become a part of the story by helping our teller to create waves of water, make the sound of an army, hide away their…Find out more »
Holmfirth Arts Festival celebrates the people, culture, heritage, creativity and landscape of this beautiful part of Yorkshire, inviting audiences to enjoy events in picturesque streets, village halls and churches, cafes and teashops, Holmfirth’s atmospheric Picturedrome, up on the hills overlooking the town and in the surrounding natural environment. If you already know Holmfirth and the Valley, the Festival is an opportunity to see it a little differently. If you’ve not yet discovered this lovely part of Yorkshire then June is…Find out more »
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