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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 […]

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 […]

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Andrew Warburton – Hand Tufting Workshops

Dewsbury Market PLace Market Place, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

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 […]

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Andrew Warburton – Sculpting a Continent Installation

Dewsbury Market PLace Market Place, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

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 […]

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Andrew Warburton – Hand Tufting Workshops

Dewsbury Market PLace Market Place, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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Andrew Warburton – Hand Tufting Workshops

Dewsbury Market PLace Market Place, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

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 […]

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Andrew Warburton – Sculpting a Continent Installation

Dewsbury Market PLace Market Place, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

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 […]

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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 […]

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Andrew Warburton – Hand Tufting Workshops

Dewsbury Market PLace Market Place, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Recurring

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 […]

Recurring

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 […]

Textiles as Art – Online Panel Discussion

Online

Find out how two very different contemporary artists, Sam Meech and Seiko Kinoshita, 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 area's textiles history. Sam Meech is an artist, educator and videosmith from Huddersfield. “I refer to […]

HUG Installation & Demonstrations – Dewsbury

Crow's Nest Park Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

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 […]

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 […]

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Andrew Warburton – Hand Tufting Workshops

Dewsbury Market PLace Market Place, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

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 […]

Recurring

Andrew Warburton – Sculpting a Continent Installation

Dewsbury Market PLace Market Place, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

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 […]

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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, […]

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Further Than Beyond

Piazza Shopping Centre Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

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 […]

Recurring

Andrew Warburton – Hand Tufting Workshops

Dewsbury Market PLace Market Place, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

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 […]

Recurring

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, […]

Recurring

Further Than Beyond

Piazza Shopping Centre Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

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 […]

Recurring

Andrew Warburton – Hand Tufting Workshops

Dewsbury Market PLace Market Place, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

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 […]

Recurring

Andrew Warburton – Sculpting a Continent Installation

Dewsbury Market PLace Market Place, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

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 […]

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Growing Colour Together

Tolson Memorial Gardens & Ravensknowle Park Wakefield Road, 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 Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park over the final weekend of the festival to learn about growing, foraging and harvesting plants that make natural dyes, about […]

Recurring

Andrew Warburton – Hand Tufting Workshops

Dewsbury Market PLace Market Place, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

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 […]

Recurring

Growing Colour Together

Tolson Memorial Gardens & Ravensknowle Park Wakefield Road, 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 Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park over the final weekend of the festival to learn about growing, foraging and harvesting plants that make natural dyes, about […]