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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 […]

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. […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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, […]

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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Textile Innovation from The Space Shed

Greenhead Park Trinity Street, 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mini Oramics from hcmf//

Online

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (hcmf//) will be presenting a video demonstration of the ‘Mini Oramics’ machine built by Dr. Tom Richards. Through his PhD, Richards built this music-making machine, basing […]

Textiles in Unusual Places: Online Panel Discussion

Online

Find out about the fascinating and unusual places where textiles pop up in our everyday lives. This free panel event will feature guest speakers and a Q&A. Textiles get everywhere! […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Recurring

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Recurring

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 […]

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 […]

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