Author page: Chol

A New Life in Huddersfield

As part of the lead up to our latest performance ‘Made in Huddersfield‘, we wanted to share the documentary ‘A New Life in Huddersfield’ produced by Mandeep Samra for THE WHITE LINE heritage project in 2017/18. Mandeep has been an integral part of the production team for ‘Made in Huddersfield‘ and we are very lucky to have her wealth of knowledge informing…

Made In Huddersfield

To book your tickets please click here. About this Event Chol invites you to travel through time and explore Huddersfield’s rich textiles industry – past and present. Stories reflecting the impact of pandemics, fast fashion and the industrial revolution are brought to life by young people from Kirklees who have been working together through lockdown. Join us for a digital performance combining…

The Sofa Sessions

The Sofa Sessions is a podcast series, part of a new programme of work “Popped-Up” by Parley. Throughout the series Victoria McCorkell spoke to a number or individuals and arts organisations to discuss their work in arts and culture in Kirklees and the impact of, and response to COVID-19. We were delighted to be part of these sessions you can find Chol’s…

Creative Opportunities in Kirklees

YOUNG PEOPLE CALL OUT! Are you interested in a summer performance opportunity? Look no further! We will be holding an online drop in session on Monday the 29th of June from 2pm for anyone aged 14-19 who is interested in our new performance opportunity. This brand new performance will be inspired by past and present stories and opportunities connected to local industrial…

@Home with Chol

Our communities may be changing around us, but some things remain the same. The birds are still singing in the trees; the bees are buzzing, and children and young people are as creative as ever. They have time at home to draw, sing, and play to their heart’s content. Get Creative @Home Is your fridge gallery already over-subscribed? Have your young artists…

Before Everything Changed!

Before everything changed, Chol had been on an absolute high. We’d launched our new project Tall Shadows at a busy reception of young people, community workers, artists and families at the Crucible, with poet Otis Mensah performing as our guest. Proud parents and carers beamed as we introduced our 6 new young producers, 3 new company ambassadors and presented a performance by…

Hello from Hannah

Reflections On My First Few Months At Chol For those whom I haven’t yet met, my name is Hannah and I’m the new General Manager at Chol. Lovely to meet you! As I’m almost three months into my time here, I thought a first appearance on our blog and reflection on my time so far was long overdue. Previous to my arrival…

Coronavirus (Covid 19) Full Statement

Coronavirus (Covid 19) Full Statement With the ongoing developments around Coronavirus (COVID-19) we wanted to provide an update on our current operation and plans during these difficult times. We are closely monitoring the situation and are following the latest advice from the Government, Public Health England and project funders, Arts Council England and Paul Hamlyn Foundation, regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) Chol is still open for business!…

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