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Kirklees music festivals: response to COVID-19 and plans for the future

As more and more events and festivals are cancelled due to COVID-19, the Music Festivals Group is focusing on ways to safeguard the sector and find ways to keep audiences…

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music@kirklees.gov.uk May 27, 2020 Featured, News

Local Young Entrepreneurs Aiming for the High Note – Meet Infinite Vibrations

January 2020 saw the launch of new music venture “Infinite Vibrations”. Through their love of music, two University of Huddersfield students Josh Murphy and Lewis Daggers-Smith both wanted to create...

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john Slemensek September 25, 2020 News

Online Organ Concerts Bring Music Back to Huddersfield Town Hall

Kirklees Council and Opera North have announced the return of music to Huddersfield Town Hall, with Borough Organist Dr Gordon Stewart streaming concerts from the venue from Monday 14 September....

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john Slemensek September 9, 2020 News


…..a fun project to encourage singing within families with young children whilst also celebrating the rich diversity of Kirklees! Watch the colourful and playful short films showing families with children...

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bhadmin May 7, 2020 News

Take part in an exciting family singing project

We are currently searching for families with at least one child age 5 and under to take part in an early years project for Kirklees Year of Music 2023. Would...

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bhadmin January 24, 2020 News

Kirklees’ MUSiK brand and website

MUSiK is the new brand and website for Music in Kirklees bringing together music makers, programmers, presenters, educators and advocates in creating world class music – and making it accessible...

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bhadmin December 19, 2019 News

The Parish: Independent Venue Week 2020

The Parish pub and music venue in Huddersfield was one of 17 venues around the country that recently hosted launch announcement shows for Independent Venue Week 2020, whilst also unveiling...

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bhadmin December 19, 2019 News

Sound Pioneers Professional Development Opportunity

Sound Pioneers is a professional development programme supporting emerging women and gender minority composers to undertake creative residencies using music technology facilities at the Universities of Huddersfield and Hull. The...

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bhadmin December 4, 2019 News

Call-Out for Project Manager – Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes

Artist/consultant brief for production of video of families from across Kirklees singing Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes in the 12 most commonly spoken languages in the region. Introduction Kirklees Council,...

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bhadmin November 11, 2019 News

Workshop: Ways to Make Gigs Safer

A workshop focused on ‘How to Make Gigs Safer’, which recently took place at Parish in Huddersfield, was attended by live music promoters, venue and security staff to address issues...

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bhadmin October 16, 2019 News, Workshop

Making Music in Schools

An exciting new free event is inviting music educators to Get Creative! with exploring new ways to help shape Kirklees Year of Music 2023 and inspire young people’s creativity The...

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bhadmin October 14, 2019 News

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