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Drawing and Painting Classes in Holmfirth (Saturday Morning) with Jamie Frost MRSS

8th June - 10:00 am - 31st August - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until 27th July 2019

The class is a balance of structured teaching and supported autonomous working. Classes are small to allow for one-to-one guidance. You can expect to be led through the steps from drawing to finished painting as works progress. You’ll draw in different ways, look at colour application, under-painting, blocking in, light values, reflected colour and blending and detailing techniques. The exploration of formal training is balanced with the expressive qualities of the painter- the language of mark making and paint application.…

Life Drawing in Holmfirth (Mondays) with Jamie frost MRSS

24th June - 6:30 pm - 26th August - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until 19th August 2019

This class takes place at the Sculpture Lounge Studios- home to a growing number of professional artists. Classes are led by Jamie Frost, a figurative art specialist with a particular passion for drawing: Drawing is a very personal thing so it’s important to me that the atmosphere of my classes is welcoming and accepting. Small groups of people help each other to understand what they are doing, regardless of experience, whilst I provide a structure, tuition, and advice which can…

Drawing and Painting Classes in Holmfirth (Wednesday Afternoon) with Jamie Frost MRSS

26th June - 1:00 pm - 28th August - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 17th July 2019

The class is a balance of structured teaching and supported autonomous working. Classes are small to allow for one-to-one guidance. You can expect to be led through the steps from drawing to finished painting as works progress. You’ll draw in different ways, look at colour application, under-painting, blocking in, light values, reflected colour and blending and detailing techniques. The exploration of formal training is balanced with the expressive qualities of the painter- the language of mark making and paint application.…

Life Drawing in Holmfirth (Thursdays) with Jamie Frost MRSS

27th June - 6:30 pm - 29th August - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 18th July 2019

This class takes place at the Sculpture Lounge Studios- home to a growing number of professional artists. Classes are led by Jamie Frost, a figurative art specialist with a particular passion for drawing: Drawing is a very personal thing so it’s important to me that the atmosphere of my classes is welcoming and accepting. Small groups of people help each other to understand what they are doing, regardless of experience, whilst I provide a structure, tuition, and advice which can…

Icon – Holmfirth Parish Church

26th July - 29th September

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Holmfirth Vineyard Tour – From Vine to Bottle, the stort of the Wine-making process up close

24th August - 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30am, repeating indefinitely

An event every day that begins at 10:30am, repeating indefinitely

TAKE A TOUR OF THE VINEYARD FROM VINE TO BOTTLE, THE STORY OF THE WINE-MAKING PROCESS UP CLOSE Spend a morning or afternoon discovering the colourful history of the vineyard, the growing popularity of English wines and learn how we produce our award-winning English wines on a tour and tasting session. Stroll through the vines (weather permitting) as we introduce you to the hybrid grape varieties that thrive in the Holme Valley and explain how we manage the vineyard, also…

Open Day – The Modern Language School

24th August - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Would you like to visit our school and find out more about us? We are holding an open day on Saturday 24th August 2pm - 4pm. Pop down and meet us – everyone is welcome! 🙂 We are also offering £7 off Term 1 (£165 instead of £172) and £43 off the full year (£387 instead of £430)* *not valid with any other offer.

Birds of Passage (film)- HOLMFIRTH FILM FESTIVAL

25th August - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Colombia's entry to the Oscars is a powerful and mesmerising drug gangster epic based on true events that has terrific performances and glorious cinematography: a Latin American Godfather. Dir. Cristina Gallego & Ciro Guerra (Colombia 2018 125 mins) Doors and bar open 6.30pm Film starts 7pm Admission £5

The Greatest Showman Twilight Cinema Night at Durker Roods Hotel

25th August - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

On Sunday 25th August, we will be hosting our first ever Outdoor Twilight Cinema Night! We will be showing The Greatest Showman. It will begin when the sun goes down, around 9pm, we will be serving snacks for the evening too. Tickets: Adult: £8 Children £5 Family of Four (two children & two adults): £20. Phone us on 01484 851413 to book your tickets

Tuesday Tales at Kirklees Light Railway

27th August - 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until 27th August 2019

Following last year's successful trials, the KLR is proud to bring back Tuesday Tales in the school summer holidays! Every Tuesday from 23 July to 27 August, join the KLR for storytelling & craft sessions which are totally FREE for all valid day ticket holders. There will be different stories and activities each week and there's no need to book in advance for these drop-in sessions. Standard fares will apply on the trains and the sessions will be available from…

Drawing and Painting Classes (Wednesday Afternoon) with Jamie Frost MRSS – The Sculpture Lounge

28th August - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 9th October 2019

The class is a balance of structured teaching and supported autonomous working. Classes are small to allow for one-to-one guidance. You can expect to be led through the steps from drawing to finished painting as works progress. You’ll draw in different ways, look at colour application, under-painting, blocking in, light values, reflected colour and blending and detailing techniques. The exploration of formal training is balanced with the expressive qualities of the painter- the language of mark making and paint application.…

Open Auditions – Southgate Theatre, Honley

28th August - 7:30 pm
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One event on 2nd September 2019 at 7:30pm

Honley Players are holding open auditions for John Wheatley's adaption of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights.  John last worked with the group with his successful direction of Blood Brothers in 2016.  Not only is John returning to us in the role of director of this haunting and classic love story but he has written his own adaption to ensure a fast-moving, energetic depiction of this classic tale. Auditions will be held on 7.30pm Wednesday 28 August and Monday 2 September at…

Holme Valley Civic Society NEW BOOK LAUNCH

29th August - 10:30 am - 6:30 pm

Holme Valley Civic Society NEW BOOK LAUNCH   At the Old Bridge Hotel, Holmfirth. Thursday 29th August 2019.   Drop in 10.30 to 18.30

Life Drawing (Thursdays) with Jamie Frost MRSS – The Sculpture Lounge

29th August - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 26th September 2019

This class takes place at the Sculpture Lounge Studios- home to a growing number of professional artists. Classes are led by Jamie Frost, a figurative art specialist with a particular passion for drawing: Drawing is a very personal thing so it’s important to me that the atmosphere of my classes is welcoming and accepting. Small groups of people help each other to understand what they are doing, regardless of experience, whilst I provide a structure, tuition, and advice which can…

Introduction to Portuguese (4+) – Read, Holmfirth

30th August - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a relaxed and fun children’s introduction to Portuguese session. They can learn some new words and sentences and so can you! Age 4+ but it’s fine to bring along younger siblings. 50p per child - feel free to drop in and out of the session 🇵🇹

Friday Rocks! at Kirklees Light Railway

30th August - 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until 30th August 2019

Join the KLR every Friday from 26 July to 30 August 2019 for Friday Rocks! Totally FREE rock painting sessions for all valid day ticket holders. So, come along, get creative (and a wee bit messy!) & then decide where you're going to hide your rocks for people to find! These sessions will be drop-in & there's no need to book in advance. Standard fares apply on the trains and the sessions will be available from 11am until 3.30pm every…

Meet Chris Goddard and Book Signing – Read, Holmfirth

1st September - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

You’ve loved his maps - now is the chance to meet the man himself. Further details to follow! This will be part of the Holmfirth Walkers are Welcome Walking Festival 💛

Holmfirth Camera Club’s 2019-20 Season Start

2nd September - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until 9th September 2019

Monday 2nd September - this is opening night for our new season and the club will showcase the upcoming season which will include Visiting Speakers, demonstrations, workshops & club competitions. Monday 9th September - this is our first visiting speaker of the season,  it's Andrea Hargreaves, MPAGB, on 9th September with her presentation ‘The Art of Metamorphosis’ Holmfirth Camera Club’s 2019-20 season starts at 7:30pm on 2nd September at Wooldale Community Centre and is open to visitors & new members. On the opening night the…

Drawing and Painting Classes (Saturday Morning) – The Sculpture Lounge

7th September - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until 14th December 2019

The class is a balance of structured teaching and supported autonomous working. Classes are small to allow for one-to-one guidance. You can expect to be led through the steps from drawing to finished painting as works progress. You’ll draw in different ways, look at colour application, under-painting, blocking in, light values, reflected colour and blending and detailing techniques. The exploration of formal training is balanced with the expressive qualities of the painter- the language of mark making and paint application.…

Italian, German, French, Spanish and Portuguese Courses starting w/c 9th Sep 2019

9th September 2019 - 29th June 2020

Would you like to learn Italian, German, French, Spanish or Portuguese? Why no join one of our new courses starting w/c 9th September 2019. Not only will you have great fun learning, with professional and highly qualified teachers, you will also benefit from our newly renovated language school, Unit 7 Queens Square Business Park. Enrol before 10th August to take advantage of our 15% discount! Courses are for adults and are available at all levels both during the day and…

Th’Owd Towser – Heritage Open Days

14th September - 15th September

Th’Owd Towser Daisy Lane, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 1HS Visit this old jail and hear the story of its most famous occupant. Perhaps the oldest building in Holmfirth dating from around 1595. In its long history it has served as a jail (for which it was built), a fire station, a mortuary and an ambulance station. Opening Times Saturday 14 September: 1000-1600 Sunday 15 September: 1000-1600 Booking Details No booking required Directions Situated behind the Parish Church in Holmfirth Organised by Holme…

Heritage Open Days 2019 – Holmfirth

14th September - 21st September

Heritage Open Days in the Holmfirth Area - 2019  

Figurative Painting (short course) with Jamie Frost MRSS

19th September - 10:00 am - 21st September - 5:00 pm

This class is suitable for beginners but is also an opportunity for those with some experience of the subject to really get their teeth into a sustained painting. The structure includes an introduction to a range of figurative art approaches. You will explore the language of drawing and painting- line, tone, texture and other formal elements. You'll use a range of media and a variety of long and short poses. You'll also discuss colour theory and how you apply colour…

The Amity Cinema Presents – Back to the Future at Holmfirth Civic Hall

20th September - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us at the Holmfirth Civic Hall for the 1980s sci-fi comedy classic, Back to the Future. 'The way I see it, if you're gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some *style?*' In a small-town in California, teen Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is thrown back into the '50s when an experiment by his eccentric scientist friend Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) goes awry. Traveling through time in a modified DeLorean, Marty encounters young…

Holmfirth Blue Plaque Walk – Heritage Open Days 2019

21st September - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Holmfirth Blue Plaque Walk Holmfirth Methodist Church, School Street, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 7EQ Join local historian David Cockman on a guided tour of the twelve Blue Plaques in and around Holmfirth town centre. Learn more than the basic information on the plaques themselves and gain an insight into the history of this small Yorkshire town. On an event that takes up to two hours,local historian, David Cockman, will lead a tour around Holmfirth, starting at School Street, of the…

The Fire of Olympus – The Lawrence Batley Theatre

21st September - 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Radius Opera The Fire Of Olympus; or, On Sticking It To The Man tells the story of Prometheus and Pandora in a brand-new opera by Tim Benjamin, performed by the innovative mavericks Radius Opera. Zeus is the all-powerful President of Olympus, undermined by activists led by the prankster Prometheus. An accidental theft leads to love, hate, revolution, prison, and anarchy. But a world in ruins demands in Zeus a strong leader – was this his plan all along, or has…

Introduction to Jewellery Making Course – Rooks & Roses at The Sculpture Lounge

28th September - 10:00 am - 29th September - 5:00 pm

This two-day course is designed to give you a full introduction to the tools and methods of basic jewellery-making. With a class of just four students, in his new, fully equipped studio, Karl will guide you through the process of how to cut, file, shape and solder copper and silver, in order to create your own specia piece (or pieces) of jewellery. These intimate classes are designed to encourage participants to think about the way different materials work and how…

Richard Morris – Talk & Book Signing – Read, Holmfirth

5th October - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This event is FREE but please sign up for a ticket on the link below. As part of a weekend of activities to run alongside the Walkers’ Weekend organised by the Holmfirth Walkers are Welcome group we are pleased to announce that Richard will be joining us. Richard Morris is the emeritus professor of archaeology at Huddersfield University. The book takes us to the formation of Yorkshire over 5 million years ago to its glorious present day. Chapters are dedicated…

Meet Nature Writer – Laurence Rose at Read, Holmfirth

6th October - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

There are many instances in The Long Spring where walking features as part of the narrative. Like Benjamin Britten, Beethoven, Woody Allen and RS Thomas, Laurence Rose uses walking to stimulate ideas and solve writing (and composing) problems. Laurence will do some readings from The Long Spring and discuss his upcoming projects.

Ceramic Portrait Sculpture (short course) with Jamie Frost MRSS

10th October - 10:00 am - 12th October - 5:00 pm

In this course you will spend three days working from a live model to study the art of clay portrait sculpture. At the end of the course you will have produced a life-size sculpture from quality handbuilding clay and prepared it for firing into ceramic. When fired your sculpture will be suitable for outdoor display. We’ll start by making smaller heads, focus intently on the subject and learning to see the underlying structure, working quickly and studying the model at…

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