Calderdale Creates Launch Event November 1 and Events schedule

CalderdaleCreates is the new strategic Cultural Partnership for Calderdale.

After delivering Calderdale’s new Cultural Strategy, ‘Where Creativity Flows’, it’s now time to start developing detailed plans to strengthen, energise and grow our cultural sector so we can maximise our impact and deliver on the strategy.

Join Us If you want to influence, shape, lead or hear about how the cultural sector is making a difference to Calderdale.

If you’re a creative professional, living in Calderdale, come along to our series of
networking events and/or training that will cover: Developing your freelance practice or creative business; health and wellbeing; financial resilience; educational achievement; sector specific training and career development; digital engagement; bringing communities together; events & festivals; tourism; making culture more accessible and affordable; play; living a larger creative life.


CalderdaleCreates Launch Event Tuesday 1 November 2pm – 5pm
Artworks, the Everybody School of Art Gallery Space, Halifax HX3 9ET

Booking required

Download flyer with event schedule and further information (PDF format)

Self Publishing a Book and Bookbinding

Bookbinding Workshop

The Artworks hold a Bookbinding Workshop starting on  Thursday 27 September, 10:30am – 4:30pm designed to help you master the craft in the production of original handmade books, repairs and reconstruction through structured practical assignments.

Working with Terry Collins you will receive the highest quality tuition in a relaxed, welcoming, open and conducive atmosphere.

The workshops are structured, providing you with the necessary skills and techniques to master the craft and are flexible too, allowing you to work on different projects from traditional to contemporary.

You can work at your own pace and all materials and tools are provided for £70.

Thursday 27 September, 10:30am – 4:30pm 
Thursday 18 October, 10:30am – 4:30pm 
Thursday 22 November, 10:30am – 4:30pm 

For further information call 01422 346900 or visit

Self Publishing a Book

There will be an introductory presentation taking you through the process of preparing your book for printing at Halifax Central Library on Monday 8 October, 2:15pm-3:15pm.

It will include discussion of suitable software to achieve the layout you want, preparing images, reviewing quotations and also handling the printed books when they arrive.

This is a FREE event but places are limited so please book your place through TicketSource.

Art Works for Health & Wellbeing

Celebrating the power of art and design to transform lives through inspirational stories, compelling case studies and hands on creative workshops.

Thursday 15 June 2017 11:00 16:00

The Artworks, Shaw Lane, Halifax

An event for health professionals, service users and creative practitioners. Presented by The Artworks in collaboration with NHS SWYFPT Creative Minds and The Nightingale Project.

A FREE event with lunch and refreshments provided hosted in The Artworks Gallery which will be showing The Bulging Portfolio of Quentin Blake. Artworks thanks Great Art for supporting them with materials and resources for all Quentin Blake workshops.

Quentin Blake – The Hospital Drawings – The Nightingale Project from MB Films on Vimeo.

Art Works for Health & Wellbeing

This event on Thursday 15 June is for health professionals, service users and creative practitioners, to celebrate the power of art and design to transform lives through inspirational stories, compelling case studies and hands on creative workshops.


Venue: The Artworks, Shaw Lodge, Shaw Lane,Halifax, HX3 9ET11:00 am4:00 pm

Free event with lunch and refreshments.

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