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Huddersfield Contemporary
Music Festival

The UK’s largest international festival of new and experimental music

hcmf// 2017 : Friday 17 – Sunday 26 November 2017

hcmf// is an annual, international festival of contemporary and new music, taking place over 10 days and consisting of approximately 50 events – including concerts, music-theatre, dance, multi-media, talks and film – with a related Learning and Participation programme devised and implemented to reflect the artistic programme and respond to regional need.

hcmf// aims to provide life-changing and unique artistic experiences to as wide an audience as possible; to be an international platform for new music and related contemporary art forms in Britain; to enthuse existing audiences and draw in new ones through adventurous programming and informed, stylish presentation, and to be an active cultural partner within the region.

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Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Festival Office +44 (0) 1484 472900
Tickets +44 (0) 1484 430528
Room CAM1/10, University of Huddersfield,
Huddersfield, HD1 3DH