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The Hepworth Book Club

Sat 23 Sept, Sat 28 Oct 11am - 12pm, Free

Barbara Hepworth's Personal Library ‘It’s only through living and feeling, reading and feeling, carving and...

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Approaching Thunder: 1940s BRITAIN BETWEEN ART & LITERATURE

Saturday 23 September 2017, 12.30 - 3.30pm, £15, £10 Members, £7.50 Students

Explore the connections between modernist writing, drawing, printmaking and publishing between 1939 and 1950 through talks and ...

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Wakefield Litfest at THW

Wakefield Lit Fest at The Hepworth Wakefield

23 September - 1 October 2017

We are pleased to host a series of events exploring writing in many forms, as part of Wakefield Lit Fest’s Lit Fest in th...

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Art pods

Art Pods

Every Saturday (plus Mondays and Fridays in school holidays), 11am - 4pm, FREE

Look out for our Art Pods in the galleries and work together as a family to make something inspired by your favourite pieces of...

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Selected Sundays, Drop-in 11am – 4pm, FREE

Join us for multi-sensory creative play for children of all ages! Visit The Hepworth Family Gift and discover Barbara Hepwo...

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Portrait Photography Workshop

Wednesday 27 September, 5.30 - 8.30pm. £25 / 18.75 Members

Experiment with your digital camera with portrait photographer Jonathan Turner. You will learn its functions, pick up some comp...

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Manasamitra present Synaesthesia

Manasamitra present Synaesthesia

Wednesday 27 September 2017, 7 - 8.30pm, Tickets £6 / £4.50 Members / Children under 14 free

Synaesthesia is a new production exploring the sensory interplay of language, colour and music, commissioned by The Hepworth Wa...

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Artwalk Wakefield

5 - 9pm on the last Wednesday of every other month - July, September, November 2017

Every other month, venues across Wakefield come alive with a variety of visual arts and crafts, live music, and performances as...

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Matt Abbott

Kick that Writer’s Block, with Matt Abbott

Saturday 30 September, 1 – 4.30pm, £25 / Members £18.75

Poet Matt Abbott guides you through a wide range of literary devices and prompts to dismantle the writing process behind poetry...

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Writing Summer School

Writing Summer School Sharing

Saturday 30 September 2017, 12.00 - 12.45pm, FREE

As part of Wakefield Lit Fest, join us in the galleries to hear participants and leaders from our writing summer school share n...

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