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The Lawrence Batley Theatre awarded grant from the Cultural Recovery Fund

The Lawrence Batley Theatre awarded grant from the Cultural Recovery Fund

We are delighted to announce that we have been successful in our application to Arts Council England’s Cultural Recovery Fund. There’s still a lot of uncertainty around, but this grant ensures our organisation’s financial viability in to the next year, which is fantastic. We are acutely aware that there are many thousands of incredible, highly-skilled, […]

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Shuddersfield ghost walks come to the Lawrence Batley Theatre

Shuddersfield ghost walks come to the Lawrence Batley Theatre

Attention local ghost hunters. Think you know our fair town? Think again. Join our ghoulish guide for a socially-distanced walking tour of Huddersfield by candlelight. This October we are pleased to be hosting a series of ghost walks as we build up to Halloween. From Wed 28 – Fri 30 October there will be a variety […]

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Lockdown radio plays from our Young Company

Lockdown radio plays from our Young Company

During lockdown, our Young Company explored how they could still be creative together by trying new performance styles. Over five weeks they engaged with the Lawrence Batley Theatre through online creative sessions and pre-recorded tutorials working towards the creation of their very own radio play exploring the theme of ‘connection’. Our Creative Associate, Olivia Race, […]

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Coronavirus update: Plans to reopen

Coronavirus update: Plans to reopen

A message from Chief Executive & Artistic Director, Henry Filloux-Bennett: “Although at this point we are still unable to open, we have been doing an enormous amount of work over the past few months to make sure that when restrictions are eased, we are able to safely welcome our staff and audiences back to the […]

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Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus Updates

An update for our community – 8 April 2020 We wanted to say a massive thank you to all our patrons for your continued support and well wishes during these unprecedented times. Our administration and creative teams are now operating completely remotely as per government advice We continue to work hard to bring you the […]

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Partnering with Shobana Jeyasingh Dance

Partnering with Shobana Jeyasingh Dance

Autumn 2019 saw the return of Shobana Jeyasingh Dance (SJD) to the Lawrence Batley Theatre, touring their new work, Staging Schiele. We were pleased to partner with the company in order to bring creative dance workshops into schools across Kirklees, giving children the chance to explore contemporary dance. The workshops as part of SJD Learning […]

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