12:00 PM – 12:01 PM

Welcome to Huddersfield Food & Drink Virtual Festival

12:30 PM – 12:40 PM

Huddersfield Literature Festival

Huddersfield Literature Festival (HLF) is an award-winning, 10-day Festival held annually in March in venues across the town. The Festival showcases emerging writers and performers alongside major names in a diverse programme of events. HLF champions accessibility, inclusivity and representation with many free and low-cost events

01:15 PM – 01:40 PM

Toddler Sense

Pre school physical and sensory development class involving parachute games, singing, dancing, music making, puppet shows, light shows etc. I could run a live session through Zoom (or record something from the venue dance activities, puppet show etc that can be easily joined in with at home.

01:45 PM – 01:55 PM

Kirsty's Kitchen Tasty, Easy Pasta Dish

Lovely home demo from Kirsty with simple recipes for all to follow.

02:00 PM – 02:10 PM

The Hey Diddles

The Hey Diddles are a children’s entertainment group performing for pre school and early years children. We sing, dance and engage with our audience with a fun filled, interactive show featuring stories, action songs, nursery rhymes and lots of silliness.

02:20 PM – 02:25 PM

Grow To School

Grow to School is committed to getting the whole school outdoors and learning, whether through gardening or curriculum lessons. To help you to achieve this we offer a variety of CPD options to encourage even the most reluctant teacher outside.

02:30 PM – 02:40 PM

Cooking With Lidia's Pizza

Italian Restaurateur & Hotelier, Lidia has accumulated a lifetime of experience in this culinary world and is delighted to share what she has learned.

03:00 PM – 03:20 PM

Hannah Carter

Hannah CJ Carter, singer of ballads and pop music.

04:00 PM – 04:10 PM

David Heathcote Lockdown Music

A selection of videos put together by talented singers and musicians who chose special places in town to record and lift spirits during the early days of lockdown.  Collated by David Heathcote.

06:00 PM – 06:10 PM

Valley Beats

This friendly Samba Band draws adults from all ages and all walks of life, learning to play all the Samba instruments together and composing their own tunes. They bring their pounding rhythms to venues indoors and out across Kirklees.

07:00 PM – 07:30 PM

Fishing For Compliments

Huddersfield-based 5 piece originals band with a unique indie/folk/pop sound and songs that come straight from the heart. Catchy songs and guitar riffs, harmonies, retro sounding vocals and uplifting music characterise the band. Our first album, brillantly produced by Leeds-based band The Dunwells is now available.

08:00 PM – 08:45 PM

Little & Often

Little and Often
The UK’s Premier Multi-Cultural Show Business Super Duo

2020 marks Little and Often’s 10th Anniversary and they are very excited to be celebrating in their hometown virtual style.
Their eclectic mix of music from Motown to Madness os a sure fire way to keep the party jumping!

09:00 PM – 09:30 PM

Ellie Sax

Ellie Sax has toured the world with her saxophone performing at the world’s most exclusive events, festivals, nightclubs and private parties.

12:00 PM – 12:01 PM

Welcome to Huddersfield Food & Drink Virtual Festival

12:15 PM – 12:25 PM

MyDelifresh

We are normally a restaurant/bar/hotel/pub supplier of fresh produce however throughout the lockdown period we have opened our doors to the public.
We aim to add to the event by educating the public on the world of fresh produce, we feel seasonality is important and should be celebrated more.

12:25 PM – 12:45 PM

HOOT Creative Arts

HOOT Creative Arts is an arts and health charity organisation based in Kirklees.
We have been running creative arts workshops for people for over 18 years. This includes writing, singing, painting, drawing, sculpting, making music etc. as a way to help promote and maintain mental health and wellbeing.

01:15 PM – 01:25 PM

Cooking With Tim Bilton

Chef Blogger.

02:00 PM – 02:10 PM

Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group

HDSSG celebrate our members achievements, champion their views and aspirations, challenge out-dated thinking and spread current, accurate information about Down Syndrome. Email us hdssg1@gmail.com

02:15 PM – 02:40 PM

Bongo Beats

Music and movement classes for under 5s and their siblings. Online classes, music tuition and more.

03:00 PM – 03:15 PM

Make, Do Theatre

We are Make, DO Theatre, a vibrant physical theatre ensemble. Our aim is to effect positive social and cultural change through our performances and outreach work.

04:00 PM – 04:30 PM

Sally Perkins - Home Lockdown Music

A selection of videos put together by talented singers and musicians who chose special places in town to record and lift spirits during the early days of lockdown.  Collated by Sally Perkins

05:00 PM – 05:15 PM

Miles Battye

Live music by local singer, Miles Battye.

06:00 PM – 06:45 PM

Alexandra Carlos

Alexandra Carlos is an amazingly talented singer based in Leeds.

07:00 PM – 07:45 PM

Highway 62

Highway 62 are an exciting and dynamic female fronted rock, pop and blues covers band from West Yorkshire. They want to promote live music in Huddersfield and give people a good time.

08:00 PM – 09:00 PM

BreakAway

We are two completely dedicated musicians who are committed to giving the very best performances for our audiences. We believe that there is something incredibly special about the simplicity of a great voice singing next to an acoustic guitar. No gimmicks, just pure music.

09:00 PM – 09:30 PM

Ellie Sax

Ellie Sax has toured the world with her saxophone performing at the world’s most exclusive events, festivals, nightclubs and private parties.

12:00 PM – 12:01 PM

Welcome to Huddersfield Food & Drink Virtual Festival

12:10 PM – 12:20 PM

Fat Mustard Films

FMF is based in the Pennine Hills above Huddersfield. When it comes to making films, I’m pretty open minded and I embrace creativity from any source.

12:30 PM – 12:40 PM

Kirsty's Kitchen Green Soup

Lovely home demo from Kirsty with simple recipes for all to follow.

01:15 PM – 01:40 PM

Bongo Beats

Music and movement classes for under 5s and their siblings. Online classes, music tuition and more.

02:00 PM – 02:10 PM

Cooking With Tim Bilton

Chef Blogger.

02:20 PM – 02:45 PM

Toddler Sense

Pre school physical and sensory development class involving parachute games, singing, dancing, music making, puppet shows, light shows etc. I could run a live session through Zoom (or record something from the venue dance activities, puppet show etc that can be easily joined in with at home.

02:50 PM – 03:00 PM

The Stage Company Meltham

We are a thriving theatre group that produces Plays, Pantomimes, Musicals and Murder Mysteries at our theatre in the Church Hall in Meltham. We have a friendly company of members who work together on-stage, back-stage and front-of-house to create acclaimed theatrical productions which are at the heart of the blossoming Meltham community.

03:00 PM – 03:10 PM

Valley Beats

This friendly Samba Band draws adults from all ages and all walks of life, learning to play all the Samba instruments together and composing their own tunes. They bring their pounding rhythms to venues indoors and out across Kirklees.

05:00 PM – 05:30 PM

Dance Emporium School / Dolly Mixtures

We loveeee performing each year at HFDF! We are an all girl street dance group who train at Dance Emporium Huddersfield. We love to perform and combine various street styles such as Hip Hop, commercial and dancehall in our sets. Fierce, sassy and strong! We are Dolly Mixtures dance crew!

06:00 PM – 06:30 PM

The Fabulous BB Kings

The North of England’s premier musical entertainment!

Huddersfield based 9 piece Soul, Motown & Disco band featuring a sensational trio of vocals, a raunchy horn section and a funky, flawless rhythm section.

07:00 PM – 07:30 PM

Fat Mustard Films

FMF is based in the Pennine Hills above Huddersfield. When it comes to making films, I’m pretty open minded and I embrace creativity from any source.

08:00 PM – 08:30 PM

Vital Signs

Vital Signs play a mix of songs that get the party going in your bar, pub, club or private function. Great songs, great performance and great atmosphere.

09:00 PM – 09:30 PM

Ellie Sax

Ellie Sax has toured the world with her saxophone performing at the world’s most exclusive events, festivals, nightclubs and private parties.

12:00 PM – 12:01 PM

Welcome to Huddersfield Food & Drink Virtual Festival

12:30 PM – 12:40 AM

Platform One

Platform 1 is a new and unique men’s health and crisis charity working with men that have lived in isolation due to their illness.

12:40 PM – 12:50 PM

Cooking with Lidia's Pizza

Italian Restaurateur & Hotelier, Lidia has accumulated a lifetime of experience in this culinary world and is delighted to share what she has learned.

01:15 PM – 01:25 PM

Cup and Spoon

The lovechild of a metronome and kitchen dresser, Cup and Spoon stepped into the Box Office in 2019 where they’ve had a number of hits and clangs. Beginning with the humble cup, the performance by Katie “Cup” Mallard and Gillian “Spoon” Spooner has evolved to incorporate a range of kitchenware.

02:00 PM – 02:20 PM

Cooking With Tim Bilton

Chef Blogger.

02:20 PM – 02:35 PM

Hey Diddles

The Hey Diddles are a children’s entertainment group performing for pre school and early years children. We sing, dance and engage with our audience with a fun filled, interactive show featuring stories, action songs, nursery rhymes and lots of silliness.

02:35 PM – 02:45 PM

Jukebox

A compliation of videos from KIrsty of Whispering Jim AKA Jukebox.

03:00 PM – 03:10 PM

Chol Theatre

We inspire creativity and make theatre and art accessible for everybody. We believe that creating and sharing stories makes a difference to people’s lives. We believe that children in disadvantaged areas deserve equal access to the arts. We are artists who want to make art from real and imagined stories.

04:15 PM – 04:25 PM

Part Singers

We are a group of singers based in Huddersfield and Halifax who perform a range of repertoire from the last few centuries to present day

05:00 PM – 05:30 PM

Fat Mustard Films

FMF is based in the Pennine Hills above Huddersfield. When it comes to making films, I’m pretty open minded and I embrace creativity from any source.

06:00 PM – 06:30 PM

Fishing For Compliments

Huddersfield-based 5 piece originals band with a unique indie/folk/pop sound and songs that come straight from the heart. Catchy songs and guitar riffs, harmonies, retro sounding vocals and uplifting music characterise the band. Our first album, brillantly produced by Leeds-based band The Dunwells is not available.

07:00 PM – 07:30 PM

Matthew Delaney

A flock of beagles are a group of friends who are in a band, we’ve played festivals, pubs, clubs, weddings and parties at home and abroad since 1990.

08:00 PM – 08:30 PM

Jim Dam

An energetic acoustic covers duo playing singalong classics, unexpected versions and mass crowd participation! From Ace of Bass to Zutons (via Oasis), JimDam (Jim Stringer, Adam Pursell) can be seen at pubs, festivals, weddings and private events.

09:00 PM – 09:30 PM

Alexandra Carlos Lockdown Session

Alexandra Carlos is an amazingly talented singer based in Leeds.

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