Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

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Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Huddersfield är en stad i West Yorkshire i England i Storbritannien. Den ligger nära den plats där floderna Colne och Holme flyter samman. Huddersfield är huvudort i Kirklees. Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival anordnas 2014 mellan den 21-30 november.

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Huddersfield  is a large market town and is the largest settlement in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England. It is the 11th largest town in the United Kingdom with a population of 162,949 (2011 census). Halfway between Leeds and Manchester, it lies 190 miles (310 km) north of London, and 10.3 miles (16.6 km) south of Bradford, the nearest city.

H is near the confluence of the River Colne and the River Holme. Located within the historic county boundaries of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is the largest urban area in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and the administrative centre of the borough. The town is known for its role in the Industrial Revolution, and for being the birthplaces of rugby league, British Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson, and the international film star James Mason.

H is a town known for sport, home to the rugby league team, Huddersfield Giants, founded in 1895, who play in the European Super League and Football League Championship football team Huddersfield Town F.C., founded in 1908. The town is home to the University of Huddersfield and the sixth form colleges Greenhead College, Kirklees College and Huddersfield New College

It is a town of Victorian architecture. H railway station is a Grade I listed building described by John Betjeman as ‘the most splendid station façade in England’ second only to St Pancras, London. The station in St George’s Square was renovated at a cost of £4 million  and subsequently won the Europa Nostra award for European architecture.

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