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Digital Exhibition: Stitched Resilience

Dewsbury

This exhibition tells inspiring stories about the stitches that held us together during Covid-19. Find the exhibition on display boards at Dewsbury town centre's outdoor gallery and online at www.stitchedresilience.com When the crisis hit, we responded by sewing, stitching, and making. From our communities we have seen embroidery, home furnishings, textile art and PPE, as […]

Growing Colour Together Window Trail

Maker World Piazza Shopping Centre, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

Follow the trail of window displays by Isobel Denton of Abitmoreink around the Piazza Shopping Centre in Huddersfield to discover the story of natural dye, from seed to dyed fabric. Over the weekend of the 19th and 20th June, pick up a children’s activity book from Maker World, in the Piazza Shopping Centre and get […]

Charity Shop Challenge

Holmfirth Indoor Market 42-50 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth

An exhibition of work in the upstairs windows at Holmfirth Indoor Market, created by Holmfirth High School’s Year 10 textile group as part of a three month sustainable fashion project: Charity Shop Challenge. By taking part in Charity Shop Challenge, the students have learned about the damaging impacts on people and the planet, caused by […]

The Big Rainbow Knit Installation

St George's Square St George's Square, Huddersfield

An impressive installation made from thousands of rainbow coloured squares that cover the historic pillars in front of Huddersfield train station. Knitted by volunteers locally, nationally and internationally!

HUG Installation – Cleckheaton

Cleckheaton Cleckheaton Town Centre

Artists Adrian & Annabel will be embracing Kirklees in a visual hug, weaving the words of local residents into fences across the district. Using words from local residents, and fabric off-cuts donated by local businesses Fabworks and Skopos, town centre fencing will become a visual embrace displaying the thoughts of local people. Would you like […]

Batley t’Rainbow Yarn Installation

Batley Train Station Upper Station Road, Batley

Batley t’Rainbow is a colourful rainbow yarn bombing installation at Batley Station on the theme of trains, butterflies and flowers. It has been created in partnership with Friends of Batley Station, with the help of local community and schools. Guided by knitting designer Sandra Nesbitt, members of the public have covered stone pillars, bollards and […]

HUG Installation – Heckmondwike

Algenon Firth Park Heckmondwike

Artists Adrian & Annabel will be embracing Kirklees in a visual hug, weaving the words of local residents into fences across the district. Using words from local residents, and fabric off-cuts donated by local businesses Fabworks and Skopos, town centre fencing will become a visual embrace displaying the thoughts of local people. Would you like […]

One World Craft Banner

Holmfirth Indoor Market 42-50 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth

“When the skies grow dark a poet stitches stars across the night to guide the way”  This quote was Lemn Sissay's contribution to a Huddersfield Literature Festival project 'The Creative Mind' in 2020, for which six authors and poets were asked for their thoughts on creativity and mental wellbeing. Huddersfield Literature Festival and WOVEN in […]

WOVEN Together Community Quilt

Holmfirth Indoor Market 42-50 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth

WOVEN Together is a community quilt project led by textile artist Dionne Swift. This project is about collaboration.  Historically, quilts have always been masterpieces of community collaboration: often created by a whole village as a wedding gift for a young couple or as a celebration to welcome home lonely travellers.  The images portrayed within the […]

Andrew Warburton – Hand Tufting Workshops

Dewsbury Market PLace Market Place, Dewsbury

Have a go at hand tufting with artist Andrew Warburton. The workshops are open to people of all ages and will take place every Saturday of June in the Arcade Shop in Market Place, Dewsbury. Each session will last around 10 minutes and must be pre-booked online. BOOK HERE - Children taking part should be […]

Andrew Warburton – Sculpting a Continent Installation

Dewsbury Market PLace Market Place, Dewsbury

Andrew Warburton uses textiles to raise awareness about the increase of iceberg calving in Antarctica as a result of climate change. The textile installation is intended to raise awareness about climate change and hopefully inspire people to make changes to lessen our impact on the environment. Andrew’s commission in partnership with WOVEN will be located […]

HUG Outdoor Weaving Workshops – Heckmondwike

Algenon Firth Park Heckmondwike

Join artists Adrian & Annabel in creating your own woven textile artworks across Algernon Firth Park in Heckmondwike! We're inviting you to create your own textile artworks on fences across the park as part of HUG. Adrian & Annabel will demonstrate techniques to weave your own words of encouragement and optimism. People of all ages are […]

I N T E R W O V E N

No 1 High Street (formerly Currency Exchange) 1 High Street, Huddersfield

I N T E R W O V E N is a unique soundscape of the Kirklees area, both its mill heritage and its present – a mixture of machinery, work, storytelling, brass music and boliyan. This visual and sound installation will be displayed in a shop window at No 1 High Street (formerly the […]

Fabric Customisation with Matty Bovan

Maker World Piazza Shopping Centre, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

Participants (14-18 year olds) will use a variety of materials to customise a base fabric by adding colour and texture, showcasing how easy it is to customise and apply a DIY hands-on approach to textiles. The resulting customised fabrics will then be used by Matty Bovan Studio to create garments and sets for the Matty […]

Andrew Warburton – Hand Tufting Workshops

Dewsbury Market PLace Market Place, Dewsbury

Have a go at hand tufting with artist Andrew Warburton. The workshops are open to people of all ages and will take place every Saturday of June in the Arcade Shop in Market Place, Dewsbury. Each session will last around 10 minutes and must be pre-booked online. BOOK HERE - Children taking part should be […]

Fabric Customisation with Matty Bovan

Maker World Piazza Shopping Centre, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

Participants (14-18 year olds) will use a variety of materials to customise a base fabric by adding colour and texture, showcasing how easy it is to customise and apply a DIY hands-on approach to textiles. The resulting customised fabrics will then be used by Matty Bovan Studio to create garments and sets for the Matty […]

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