Family Sat 2 July 2022

Summer Slam

Head down to our courtyard for a FREE day of street art, music and skateboarding! Happening from 3pm. 

We are pleased to be hosting Summer Slam, a celebration of youth art, music and culture in collaboration with Our Biennale, a festival of art and culture for young people in Kirklees.

What can you do when you get here?

  • Have a go on a pop-up skate park with 11 ramps from Skate it Yourself*
  • Paint on vinyl records to create your own street art with Northern Mural Co
  • Listen to young DJs spinning tracks with Musica Kirklees
  • Watch local and upcoming bands and musicians with Jam Factory
  • See spoken word and poetry performed by young writers

On site there will also be information for young aspiring creatives to learn about creative career paths and local opportunities to gain expertise and experience from professionals.

Want to be a part of the action?  There are still slots available in our open mic for young musicians, bands or DJs aged 13-19.  Get in touch with Josh at Jam Factory for more info

*signed parental consent required to use skate ramps

All part of the Our Biennale finale celebrations. 


Sat 2 July 2022




240 minutes

What is Our Biennale?

Our Biennale is a festival of arts and culture made with children and young people in Kirklees. Throughout the festival musicians, artists, theatre-makers, and choreographers work with schools, colleges, and communities to enable children and young people to make their very own remarkable pieces of music, art, poetry, drama, and dance.

Produced by the Kirklees Local Cultural Education Partnership, Evoke, Our Biennale is led by The Children’s Art School. Partners from Evoke collaborate with young people, artists, cultural organisations, and teachers in Kirklees to co-create this amazing festival for the whole community.