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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.

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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!

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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...

Thursday, 28 September 2017 - 12:30pm

The Art of Recovery & World Mental Health Day

As our Some Stuff Matters exhibition comes to a close, work by HOOT participants will continue to be exhibited at events in Leeds and Dewsbury next week. 

The Art of Recovery

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Friday, 15 September 2017 - 10:56am

Creative Breakfast for professionals

Tuesday 26th September
from 9am – 11:30am
Tea, coffee & pastries provided

A creative workshop for professionals to learn about the arts &...

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Friday, 15 March 2019 - 9:29am

An update from HOOT Creative Arts

Winning the tender for the Creative Arts & Mental Health Service for Kirklees, 3 more years as an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation & the appointment of a new CEO from April -...

Friday, 8 March 2019 - 9:30am

Gender gap closes in recording studio sessions

Studies from various organisations have demonstrated a substantial gender imbalance when it comes to women in the music industries. Here at HOOT, fewer women access our digital music group than...

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