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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 […]

Andrew Warburton Textile Installation

Dewsbury

Textile artist Andrew Warburton will showcase a temporary textiles installation exploring the theme of climate change through the art of hand tufting in Dewsbury Town Centre. Dates and times are TBC. Please check back for confirmation.

I N T E R W O V E N

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. Artists Hardeep Sahota, Mandeep Samra and Boff Whalley have created a weave of ideas, something at once both unusual […]

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 […]

I N T E R W O V E N

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. Artists Hardeep Sahota, Mandeep Samra and Boff Whalley have created a weave of ideas, something at once both unusual […]

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 […]

I N T E R W O V E N

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. Artists Hardeep Sahota, Mandeep Samra and Boff Whalley have created a weave of ideas, something at once both unusual […]

I N T E R W O V E N

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. Artists Hardeep Sahota, Mandeep Samra and Boff Whalley have created a weave of ideas, something at once both unusual […]

I N T E R W O V E N

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. Artists Hardeep Sahota, Mandeep Samra and Boff Whalley have created a weave of ideas, something at once both unusual […]

I N T E R W O V E N

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. Artists Hardeep Sahota, Mandeep Samra and Boff Whalley have created a weave of ideas, something at once both unusual […]

Textiles as Art – Online Panel Discussion

Online

Meet contemporary artists who use textiles in their artwork at this free panel event. Featuring guest speakers and a Q&A. Find out how three very different contemporary artists use textiles in very unusual ways. Encompassing digital textiles, projection design, knitted animation, traditional craft techniques and interactive artwork, these Yorkshire artists are all drawing on the […]

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 […]

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 […]