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 […]

WOVEN during COVID-19: supporting our communities

Ball of t-shirt yarn being held by a hand

Unfortunately all WOVEN events planned to take place in 2020 have been cancelled or postponed until further notice. We had planned to support other festivals and events in Kirklees and […]

Tour Camira Fabrics and hear about other local textile projects.

A group tour the factory at Camira

THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS WE WILL BE RESCHEDULING SOME OF THE ACTIVITY ONLINE SO PLEASE STILL REGISTER BELOW IF YOU ARE INTERESTED We are […]

Please give us your feedback

WOVEN banner close up

We would love to hear what you thought about the first WOVEN festival. Gathering your thoughts and ideas is really important to us and will help us to plan for […]

Craft + activism = craftivism

Craftivist movement co-founder Sarah Corbett visits Huddersfield this weekend to share her own unique brand of activism. Clear your mind at this one hour workshop for a mindful crafting session […]

Special stand-up poetry performance celebrates Northern women

Kate Fox cartoon

Woven is delighted to welcome stand-up poet Kate Fox to Marsden Mechanics Hall on Friday 14 June – bringing you an adaptation of her hilarious and thought-provoking show originally commissioned […]

Explore innovative textile production in a new series of short films, Ripping Yarns

This summer sees the release of 6 short films by Alistair Macdonald. Commissioned by WOVEN in Kirklees and produced by Creative Scene, Ripping Yarns explores the innovative businesses in Kirklees […]

Get smart with your social media

Hashtag Authentic book cover

Want to get more out of your social media platforms but don’t know how? Now is your chance to get top tips and insights from Sara Tasker – a social […]

Counting down to WOVEN…

Threads of Life book

We’re counting down to the start of the WOVEN in Kirklees festival! We’re  excited to bring you a packed programme of workshops, talks and events with a diverse series of […]