Our First YARN Young Ambassador is Announced

Meet Sophie Parkinson, Kirklees’ first Young Ambassador for Textiles! Sophie, from Linthwaite in Huddersfield, is aged 16 & a Year 12 student at Huddersfield New College. Yesterday, we went to […]

Teachers and Schools – We Need You!

The Schools Future Fashion Challenge will showcase the creative talents of teachers and students across Kirklees. We want to tap into the globally recognised centre of textile innovation that is […]

Become a WOVEN volunteer

We want WOVEN to represent the Kirklees district and to make sure that EVERYONE is connected to the festival, so we are looking for enthusiastic volunteers from across the district […]

The Big Knit Needs You!

Whether you want to start something in your local library, village hall or your front room, we would love to hear from you. We are inviting people all over Kirklees […]

Celebration to showcase Kirklees’ close-knit textile industry

Kirklees’ textile heritage is being put in the spotlight with the launch of WOVEN, a celebration of the district’s globally recognised industry from the past, present and future this summer. […]