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Thursday, 7 February 2019 - 11:29am

Breathing Space Radio looking for guests

Breathing Space Radio A chance to create a bespoke radio programme, in Hoot’s recording studio, about you and your life story. We’ll start with an initial meeting to prepare, and follow this with...

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 - 9:45am

Sessions return in 2019

Season's greetings and a happy new year from all at HOOT. The office will be closed from Friday 21st December 2018 and will reopen on Monday 7th January 2019 when our regular sessions begin again...

Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 3:11pm

HOOT's Winter Warmer

Regular sessions at HOOT - that's The Write Stuff, Sing Your Head Off, Open Music Group (OMG), Dance, Express Yourself, Innovations, Another Planet & Tech Know - finish on Friday 7th December...

Thursday, 15 November 2018 - 2:49pm

Winter Songs | Celebrating Age

If you’re over 55 & want to experience the tingle of singing in harmony with other people, now is your chance. Sessions are run by an experienced leader following the principles of the Natural...

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 - 11:23am

Think Gigs | PRISON(ER)S 'R' US

THU 8 NOV
Free entry - donations welcome
Doors open 7PM
Talk begins 7:30PM

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Tuesday, 4 September 2018 - 3:24pm

HOOT exhibition with Sally Jerome at Huddersfield Art Gallery

Join us at Huddersfield Art Gallery this autumn for an exhibition which brings together the archived work - paintings, drawings and prints - of Huddersfield artist, Sally Jerome with visual &...

Thursday, 23 August 2018 - 11:31am

Compilation CD 'In Our Nature' releases this month

Every August Hoot produces a CD containing tracks made by Hoot participants over the course of the previous 12 months. 

This year’s CD ‘In Our Nature’ will be launched on 30th...

Friday, 27 July 2018 - 11:44am

Yellow Goose Dance at the Food & Drink Festival

Join Yellow Goose Dance (featuring a few familiar HOOT faces!) at this year's Huddersfield Food & Drink festival - 'Not strictly Strictly, but .... a live 10 piece band, original songs,...

Friday, 13 July 2018 - 3:33pm

Hacking Happiness with Breathing Space on BBC Radio 4

Back in January, BBC Radio 4 visited our Arts & Dementia group Breathing Space to speak to us about happiness for their programme 'Hacking Happiness'

The programme starts next week on...

Tuesday, 10 July 2018 - 12:20pm

"An escape from the mundane" Out of the Blue 17/18 Annual Report

At Hoot’s beginnings over 15 years ago, there was little credence or understanding that the arts had much to do with good mental health and wellbeing. Nowadays it is normal and usual to find...

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Wednesday, 27 May 2020 - 9:16am

Knuckle Live: LDTV | Raising funds for HOOT

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Tuesday, 19 May 2020 - 10:04am

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

This year's Mental Health Awareness Week theme is Kindness. In challenging times, small acts of kindness can make a big difference so this year we encourage you to be kind to yourself. We'll be...

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