Lisa Robertson at HCMF

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Lisa Robertson at St Paul's Hall, Huddersfield 18 November 2019 Entrance is free

Lisa Robertson is interested in creating music for environments, linking smaller-scale worlds to broader political statements. Her newest composition, Can we not hear the birds that sing?, was conceived at a nature reserve near Motherwell, and is inspired by the choruses of bird song she heard there. Robertson created the piece in close collaboration with her geographical site, juxtaposing the localised sounds of the nature reserve with the urban surroundings it finds itself ensconced in. The M74 Motorway proved to be a key influence over the piece, decorating the bird sounds with the destructive human relationships that comprise nature.

Lisa Robertson at St Paul's Hall, Huddersfield 18 November 2019 Entrance is free

Where to go near Lisa Robertson at HCMF

Phipps Hall
Huddersfield
Music venue
Phipps Hall

Part of the University of Huddersfield’s Music Department, Phipps Hall is an intimate concert venue hosting a wide variety of musical events.

Huddersfield Art Gallery courtesy of Kirklees Council
Huddersfield
Gallery
Huddersfield Art Gallery

Based in the town centre and easily accessible, Huddersfield Art Gallery is home to an extensive and stunning collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures.

Huddersfield
Shopping Centre
Byram Arcade

Boasting three floors of independent shops, designers, cafés and restaurants, Byram Arcade is a stunning Victorian shopping and business hub.

Huddersfield
Coffeevolution

Hailed as the first independent, speciality coffee shop in the heart of Huddersfield, Coffeevolution is a hangout for locals of all ages.

Huddersfield
Gallery
AC Gallery

What was once, in the 1950s, a family ran art shop, has since evolved through the generations into a successful series of galleries across the north.

Huddersfield
Shop
Crafty Praxis

Located on the ground floor of the architectural gem that is Huddersfield’s Byram Arcade, Crafty Praxis is an arts and crafts shop that celebrates the handmade and unique.

Music venue
Bates Mill Blending Shed

Bates Mill started life as a spinning mill founded around the turn of the century making woolen yarn. The Blending Shed is a 5,000 sq ft multi-purpose space.

What's on: Festivals

Open Air Theatre at Grosvenor Park
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Open Air Theatre at Grosvenor Park

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Ben Hart: HeX at Waterside
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Ben Hart: HeX at Waterside

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from £18.00
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Manchester Day 2024

Enjoy a dusk-til-dawn celebration of the community and exuberance of Manchester.

free entry
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Yoga Rave at Waterside Arts

Join qualified yoga teacher Hebe Reilly, and disco, funk & house DJ Misscothèque, for a morning yoga rave jam-packed with your fave tracks. Yoga Rave is a fun fusion of guided floor-based yoga moves and stretches (with accessible options available), free-style movement and dancing to a live DJ, before we come back together for a guided cool down and relaxation.

from £10.00

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Literature Events in Manchester and the North

In between working out, then working through, your holiday reading pile this summer, find inspiration for your next bookish acquisitions from our selection of live events and exhibitions.