Arts & Culture 

The Huddersfield arts and culture scene is lively and diverse, with a fantastic range of galleries, museums and theatres and a packed events calendar. 

Major events including the Huddersfield Literature Festival, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and the Huddersfield Food & Drink Festival bring thousands of visitors to the town. Venues such as the Lawrence Batley Theatre and the Huddersfield Town Hall host top quality musicians, comedians and theatre productions throughout the year. Huddersfield Art Gallery displays a fine collection of contemporary art from local and world renowned artists. 

Huddersfield is a thriving centre for Live Music, home to some fantastic Theatre & Performance and a place where you can discover some amazing Art & Exhibitions. Explore these and more here.

Did you know?

Huddersfield Art Gallery houses work by internationally renowned artists such as Francis Bacon, L.S. Lowry and Henry Moore!

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Museums & Galleries

Huddersfield is rightly proud of its cultural and industrial heritage.

Explore the Tolson Museum’s world-class collections, step into the town’s industrial past with a trip to the award winning National Coal Mining Museum, or experience what life was like for weaving families at the Colne Valley Museum where history is brought to life with interactive activities and workshops. 

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