INTERWOVEN – we need your textile industry images

Woven into Song choir and Boliyan singers

We’re appealing to the general public to share images of their working life in local textile mills for an exciting new project called INTERWOVEN. Building on the Woven into Song […]

WOVEN and The Kirkwood join forces for this year’s Big Rainbow Knit

Hands holding crochet needles

WOVEN in Kirklees has launched a new fundraising initiative with The Kirkwood to raise valuable funds for the local organisation. This year’s Woven festival will take place from the 5th […]

Submit Your Activity For The WOVEN Programme

Hardeep and bhangra dancers jumping in front of colourful flags

Would you like your event or activity to be included in the WOVEN Programme in June 2021? We’d like to hear about any textile events you’re planning and that will […]

Woven in Practice Conference

What makes WOVEN unique as a place-based making initiative is in bringing together a range of practitioners and their practices to celebrate rich and diverse textile cultures, heritages and innovations. […]

WOVEN Careers Programme

Andrew Hewitt talking to visitors to Technical Textiles lab

Join the conversation to help shape an exciting Textile careers programme for young people in Kirklees. We want to inspire young people about the thriving textile industry in Kirklees and […]

Open Planning Meeting – Thurs 1 October

On Thursday 2 October from 6pm – 8pm we will be holding our next WOVEN 2021 Open Planning Meeting via Zoom. These meetings happen quarterly and are for anyone interested […]

Go and See – innovation special

Parik Goswami in the technical textiles lab.

There are amazing things happening in the world of textiles in Kirklees and the surrounding area. Businesses and academics are working on some brilliant new textiles technologies. This event will […]

Open Planning Meeting – Thurs 2 July

On Thursday 2 July from 3pm – 5pm we will be holding our next WOVEN 2021 Open Planning Meeting via Zoom. These meetings happen quarterly and are for anyone interested […]

Where do you want us to Yarn Bomb?

Yarn bombed train in bright dazzle colours

Exciting news – at the next WOVEN Festival, we’re planning on doing some Yarn Bombing as part of our Big Rainbow Knit project and we need your help! We need […]

Volunteer Call Out – Textile Timeline Research

WOVEN staff and volunteers kneeling with costumed hosts behind

Are you interested in textile heritage, do you want to find out more about why textiles are so important in the development of Kirklees? Do you wonder what has happened […]