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

4th May - 10:00 am - 27th July - 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.…

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

22nd May - 1:00 pm - 24th July - 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

23rd May - 6:30 pm - 25th July - 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…

Life Drawing in Holmfirth (Mondays) with Jamie frost MRSS

17th June - 6:30 pm - 19th 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…

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

22nd July - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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…

FlatSpin – Lawrence Batley Theatre

23rd July - 7:30 pm
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One event on 25th July 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on 27th July 2019 at 2:30pm

Dick & Lottie Written by Alan Ayckbourn To celebrate their 15th anniversary, Dick & Lottie present Ayckbourn’s classic Damsels in Distress trilogy. A night of romance in her luxurious riverside apartment with the good-looking stranger from next door. How can Joanna possibly go wrong? Except the flat isn’t hers, her name isn’t Joanna, it’s Rosie (she’s an actress), and heaven knows what the good-looking stranger is really after. Instead of romance comes considerable danger … Rosie’s only way out is…

Carving workshop, Wednesday afternoon (drop in) with Jamie Frost MRSS

24th July - 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Carving is a beautiful process. The textures, sounds and aroma of the materials will awaken your senses, accompanied by the rhythms of each student driving chisel with mallet. In this class you'll work using finest quality hand tools to carve green timber or local stone. Everything is provided. You’ll be shown how to care for tools and where to acquire your own. You’ll start carving immediately. No previous experience is required. You might decide to create a very simple sculpture…

SPANISH FOR HOLIDAYS at The Modern Language School

24th July - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 24th July 2019

Do you go on holiday to Spain? Would you like to learn a little Spanish before you go?

RolePlay – Lawrence Batley Theatre

24th July - 7:30 pm
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One event on 26th July 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on 27th July 2019 at 7:30pm

Dick & Lottie Written by Alan Ayckbourn To celebrate their 15th anniversary, Dick & Lottie present Ayckbourn’s classic damsels in distress trilogy. Justin and Julie-Ann, hopelessly mismatched in love, are about to introduce their respective parents to each other over dinner – Justin’s upper-crust alcoholic mother from Surrey and Julie-Ann’s bigoted Yorkshire father and prim mother. Into this doomed scenario drops, literally, via the balcony upstairs and the river, Paige Petite, a former lap-dancer with suicidal tendencies and her thick,…

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

25th July - 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…

Comedy Cellar – July 2019 at The Lawrence Batley Theatre

25th July - 7:45 pm - 10:15 pm
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One event on 25th July 2019 at 7:45pm

Join us for a double helping of hilarity this July with two Edinburgh Festival Fringe Comedy Cellar specials! THURSDAY 4 JULY PAUL SINHA As seen on The Chase, Tonight at the Palladium, Just A Minute, Loose Ends and Fighting Talk. Winner of the international Rose D’Or prize for his BBC Radio 4 series Paul Sinha’s History Revision. ROB KEMP Edinburgh Best Show nominee for The Elvis Dead. Winner of the Amused Moose Award for Best Show. THURSDAY 25 JULY DALISO…

Icon – Holmfirth Parish Church

26th July - 29th September

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GamePlan – Lawrence Batley Theatre

27th July - 10:30 am

Dick & Lottie Written by Alan Ayckbourn To celebrate their 15th anniversary, Dick & Lottie present Ayckbourn’s classic damsels in distress trilogy. A teenager sets herself up as an online call girl to help with her mother’s finances, but her scheme is ruined by the sudden death of her first client. Originally performed in January 2019, GamePlan will be performed to complete the full trilogy on Saturday 27 July. See the full trilogy with RolePlay and FlatSpin. Book Tickets

Gaynor Haliday Talk, Q&A & Signing – Read, Holmfirth

28th July - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Gaynor will be talking about her fascinating book, Struggle and Suffrage in Wakefield : Women's Lives and the Fight for Equality. Join us for a talk, Q&A and refreshments. https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/people/how-women-led-reform-in-yorkshire-s-west-riding-1-9838756 Much has been written about the men of Wakefield, but apart from a couple of well-documented individuals, the women of Wakefield have remained largely ignored. Yet many women in this prosperous West Riding town worked hard to improve their lives and those of other women. Whether this was healthcare, housing,…

The House By The Sea (film)- HOLMFIRTH FILM FESTIVAL

28th July - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For lovers of classic French cinema, a family drama about a dying restaurant owner/father and their squabbles set near Marseilles that is beautifully composed and acted, with lovely sense of place which somehow manages to erase our all current concerns. Dir. Robert Guediguian France 2018, 107 mins) Doors and bar open 6.30pm Film starts 7pm

Charanga del Norte – Lawrence Batley Theatre

28th July - 7:00 pm

To celebrate their 20th anniversary Charanga del Norte return to the Lawrence Batley Theatre. Featuring an exciting line-up which includes the cream of the crop from the UK salsa scene: pianist Kim Burton (Sonido de Londres); bass player Ruth Bitelli (Candela); in demand percussionist Dave Pattman (Omara Portuondo); singer Guillermo Monroy (Merengada), and percussionist Andy Warner (Septeto Siboney). In the string section Charanga del Norte are joined by original members Nick Williams and Jon Lindh (violins), cellist Andy Wardale (Hallé…

International Comedy Special – Lawrence Batley Theatre

2nd August - 7:45 pm

All Stars of Comedy Fresh from their recent LBT sell-out. The hugely successful international comedy clash is back with an almighty bang… This season’s star-studded All-Star line-up is joint headlined by Curtis Walker, the undisputed Don on the UK Comedy Circuit. Alongside, White Yardie aka Prince Harry, the Jamaican internet and social media sensation whose hilarious comic sketch videos have gone viral, who has certainly caught the attention of comedy fans across the globe.  Alongside American sensation Will-E. Star of Russell Simmons…

Dr Faustus – Lawrence Batley Theatres

2nd August - 8:00 pm

Marauders Theatre Company Doctor Faustus, a respected scholar seeking to acquire greater knowledge, turns to necromancy to summon the Devil and his servant, Mephistopheles. He exchanges his soul for 24 years of unlimited knowledge and power. As time runs out and he wastes his new-found magic on parlour tricks and pranks, he realises a dark fate awaits him. Can Faustus be redeemed, and can his soul be saved? Book tickets

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

7th 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.…

The Amity Cinema Presents – The Big Lebowski at Holmfirth Civic Hall

16th August - 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Get your dressing gown and your Creedence tapes at the ready and join us for a screening of the Coen Brothers' cult classic - The Big Lebowski. 'The dude abides' Bowling, a severed toe, a peed-on rug, White Russians, the Jesus, mistaken identity, porn barons and logjammin..... this is the story of the dude. Jeff 'The dude' Lebowski doesn't want any drama in his life, he doesn't want to work, he doesn't want to do much of anything, but he…

SUMMER CLUB 2019 – Full Life Church

19th August - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until 22nd August 2019

A host of exciting things for children from 4 to 10 years of age to do. Singing, creative crafts, stories, snacks and Play Centre too! You can leave your children, stay with them (lounge area to relax) or interact with them. Its just Fun, fun, fun, all the way!

Summer Drop-in Sessions at Cliffe House

21st August - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star - Something to keep the kids entertained during the school holidays! £3.50

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

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 💛

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…

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…

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.

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