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Growing Colour Together Window Trail

Maker World Piazza Shopping Centre, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

Follow the trail of window displays around the Piazza Shopping Centre, Huddersfield to discover the story of natural dye, from seed to dyed fabric. Pick up a children’s activity book […]

HUG Installation

Algenon Firth Park Heckmondwike

Join artists Adrian & Annabel in creating your own woven textile artworks across Algernon Firth Park! 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 welcome […]

Uphill & Down Vale – Walk 1: Slaithwaite

Slaithwaite Train Station Slaithwaite, Huddersfield

This guided, creative ‘wandering’ will reveal the unsung hidden heroes of the textile world and engage your interest in the textile heritage and hidden potential of the rural and industrial landscape of the Colne Valley. Sound and motion of walking and weaving, steps, clog worn cobbles, mill workers footpaths, monolithic mills and weavers' cottages will […]

Uphill & Down Vale – Walk 1: Slaithwaite

Slaithwaite Train Station Slaithwaite, Huddersfield

This guided, creative ‘wandering’ will reveal the unsung hidden heroes of the textile world and engage your interest in the textile heritage and hidden potential of the rural and industrial landscape of the Colne Valley. Sound and motion of walking and weaving, steps, clog worn cobbles, mill workers footpaths, monolithic mills and weavers' cottages will […]

Uphill & Down Vale – Walk 2: Marsden

Mount Road, Marsden Mount Road, above Marsden Golf Club

Moors, mills, peat, clogs, grit, and water – explore the ingredients that built the textile excellence of Kirklees past and present in this hands-on guided walk. We’ll focus on your creativity and how you can respond to the environment with your own textile piece. This guided, creative ‘wandering’ will reveal the unsung hidden heroes of […]

Uphill & Down Vale – Walk 2: Marsden

Mount Road, Marsden Mount Road, above Marsden Golf Club

Moors, mills, peat, clogs, grit, and water – explore the ingredients that built the textile excellence of Kirklees past and present in this hands-on guided walk. We’ll focus on your creativity and how you can respond to the environment with your own textile piece. This guided, creative ‘wandering’ will reveal the unsung hidden heroes of […]

Our Biennale Finale

Maker World Piazza Shopping Centre, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

A weekend of exhibitions celebrating the creativity of the children and young people in Kirklees. Sculptures, music, sound walks, dance, artwork, films, and photographs will all be on display in the Biennale Finale. This collection of exhibitions is of the wonderful work the young people of Kirklees have created over this past year juggling school, […]

Further Than Beyond

Piazza Shopping Centre Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

An amazing installation created by over 700 Kirklees children and inspired by the work of international artist Joanna Vasconcelos, currently exhibiting at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. This project has been a partnership between Woven, Our Biennale and The Children’s Art School. Look for the exhibition in one of the Temporary Contemporary spaces at the Piazza Shopping […]

Textile Innovation from The Space Shed

Huddersfield

DID YOU KNOW? Kirklees is home to some of the great innovations in textile science. Textiles influence almost every part of our lives from medical textiles to climate change, our landscape and leisure! We will showcase textile science and innovation with talks from the Space Shed, shining a light on all the incredible work happening […]

Our Biennale Finale

Maker World Piazza Shopping Centre, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

A weekend of exhibitions celebrating the creativity of the children and young people in Kirklees. Sculptures, music, sound walks, dance, artwork, films, and photographs will all be on display in the Biennale Finale. This collection of exhibitions is of the wonderful work the young people of Kirklees have created over this past year juggling school, […]

Further Than Beyond

Piazza Shopping Centre Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

An amazing installation created by over 700 Kirklees children and inspired by the work of international artist Joanna Vasconcelos, currently exhibiting at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. This project has been a partnership between Woven, Our Biennale and The Children’s Art School. Look for the exhibition in one of the Temporary Contemporary spaces at the Piazza Shopping […]

Growing Colour Together

Tolson Memorial Gardens & Ravenscroft Park 401 Wakefield Road, Moldgreen, Huddersfield

Growing Colour Together is a natural dyeing project that explores the techniques and processes involved in natural dyeing and how they can be applied to textile art and making. Visit Ravensknowle Park over the final weekend of the festival to find out more about how to make natural dyes, the kinds of suitable plants and […]

Big Rainbow Knit Weekend

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

Join us on St George's Square in Huddersfield for a weekend of knitting themed fun! Browse yarn stalls & displays, watch scaled-up craft demonstrations, and soak up the atmosphere with roaming theatrics and music. All with the backdrop of the spectacular Big Rainbow Knit yarn bombed pillars of Huddersfield Train Station, and look out for […]

Big Rainbow Knit Weekend

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

Join us on St George's Square in Huddersfield for a weekend of knitting themed fun! Browse yarn stalls & displays, watch scaled-up craft demonstrations, and soak up the atmosphere with roaming theatrics and music. All with the backdrop of the spectacular Big Rainbow Knit yarn bombed pillars of Huddersfield Train Station, and look out for […]