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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...

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 10:22am

Find the latest on Hoot sessions here due to severe weather conditions

Hoot is open and sessions are running as normal.

 

Friday, 15 December 2017 - 2:34pm

HOOT December - Jan opening times

The HOOT office is closed for the festive period from Friday 22nd December 2017 and will reopen on Monday 8th January 2018 when all our sessions start again too.

Check out the...

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 12:00am

Words, Found - Poetry anthology launches

Today we launch The Write Stuff Anthology - words, found. A collection of works from Hoot's creative writing group, The Write Stuff, in 2017. Copies are £5 and extremely limited!

With many...

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Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - 9:07am

HOOT on BBC Radio 3 | Music Matters

On Monday we welcomed the BBC Radio 3 programme, Music Matters to our Breathing Space session in Huddersfield to discuss music making in Huddersfield and the arrangement of music...

Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 12:37pm

Write Music | Record Tracks | Share Online

Off The Record offers people aged 16 to 25 the chance to explore music making, regardless of experience. Join us in the HOOT recording studio to write music, record your tracks with an experienced...

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - 11:09am

Build Up releases new track

Build Up was a Hoot project in partnership with the Yorkshire Childrens Centre and Mens Shed. A visual artist and musician worked with the men to build a beautiful sculptural display unit with...

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Events Crew at HOOT | Arts for Mental Health and Wellbeing
Thursday, 30 May 2019 - 2:32pm

Events Crew returns this year

Events Crew will be back this year with brand new opportunities to volunteer as part of the behind the scenes team and help to organise exhibitions and events throughout the year.

If you...

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 - 12:38pm

Body Image & Self Portraits | Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Last year, the Mental Health Foundation found that 30% of all adults have felt so stressed by body image and appearance that they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope. That’s almost 1 in every 3...

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