Creative Kirklees

Creative Kirklees Arts & Culture in Kirklees

Creative Kirklees is a website for sharing creative events, news and opportunities in Kirklees (covering Huddersfield, Dewsbury, Batley, Holmfirth and surrounding areas)..

At its heart the website is a user driven creative and cultural directory, where members with profiles can add their events, opportunities and news items and showcase their creative work. Content from the site is promoted by a weekly newsletter sent out to around 8,000 subscribers, and on the Creative Kirklees Facebook and Twitter accounts. Follow us at and

So, if you're an artist, creative organisation,creative business or amateur arts group based in Kirklees, make sure you set up a profile and add your information - we'll then share what you're up to.

The site is free to use and is managed by Kirklees Council.

My Location

Kirkgate Building

Byram Street

Telephone: 01484 221 000

Profile Details

My News

Cultural sector continues to grow faster than the UK economy / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-12-04T00:00:00Z">Tue 04 Dec 2018</span>Cultural sector continues to grow faster than the UK economy / Tue 04 Dec 2018

The economic output from the cultural sector is now just under £30bn, having grown by 7.3% in one year. The economic contribution of cultural indus...

Take part in an audit of music in Kirklees / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-12-04T00:00:00Z">Tue 04 Dec 2018</span>Take part in an audit of music in Kirklees / Tue 04 Dec 2018

An audit to map music in Kirklees is being undertaken and is part of a wider piece of work to develop music in Kirklees, together with plans for a yea...

Innovation is Great: Join UK at SXSW Trade Mission / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-12-04T00:00:00Z">Tue 04 Dec 2018</span>Innovation is Great: Join UK at SXSW Trade Mission / Tue 04 Dec 2018

The Department of International Trade (DIT) will be taking an interactive/immersive mission in March 2019 to South by Southwest (SXSW), the leading in...

My Events

The International Market - 11 - 14 October / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-10-11T00:00:00Z">Thu 11</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2018-10-14T00:00:00Z">Sun 14 Oct 2018</span> <span>(4 days)</span>The International Market - 11 - 14 October / Thu 11 to Sun 14 Oct 2018 (4 days)

The International Market returns to Huddersfield Town Centre with lots of tasty food and entertainment to tempt you while you wander through town. ...

Fun Palaces come to Skelmanthorpe Library / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-10-06T00:00:00Z">Sat 06 Oct 2018</span>Fun Palaces come to Skelmanthorpe Library / Sat 06 Oct 2018

Your children will love this Fun Palaces event which comes to Skelmanthorpe Library this Saturday (6 October from 11 am - 3pm. Do take them along to...

Last call for &quot;Getting to grips with Google&quot; / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-10-02T00:00:00Z">Tue 02 Oct 2018</span>Last call for "Getting to grips with Google" / Tue 02 Oct 2018

Are you going to Wakefield business week? This is your last chance to register for the ‘Getting to Grips with Google’ event at the Hepworth, Galler...

My Opportunities

Finance Assistant (Part time) required at the LBT / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-12-11T00:00:00Z">Tue 11 Dec 2018</span>Finance Assistant (Part time) required at the LBT / Tue 11 Dec 2018

The LBT are seeking a Finance Assistant to work alongside the Finance Manager to provide efficient and accurate finance administration for Kirklees Th...

Up Your Game / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-02-06T00:00:00Z">Wed 06 Feb 2019</span>Up Your Game / Wed 06 Feb 2019

Brought to you bu Enterprise Europe Network "Up Your Game" Conference is being held in Bradford 7th -9th February 2019. Designed to encourage colla...

#UpscaleBook is here! / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-03-29T00:00:00Z">Fri 29 Mar 2019</span>#UpscaleBook is here! / Fri 29 Mar 2019

Yesterday Tech Nation launched Upscale: the book on what it takes to scale a startup, by the people who've done it. Featuring 25 of the UK's top tech ...

My Videos

Celebrating why #culturemattersCelebrating why #culturematters

Watch and share the Arts Council's film celebrating how arts and culture has shaped our nation.

Dead Mans Uke at Huddersfield Train StationDead Mans Uke at Huddersfield Train Station

Dead Mans Uke play for commuters at Huddersfield Train station for the launch of Creative Kirklees courtesy of the Grand Northern Ukelele Festival.

Grand Northern Ukulele FestivalGrand Northern Ukulele Festival

Great video about the 2016 Grand Northern Ukulele Festival (GNUF) in Huddersfield - an amazing festival organised by Mary Agnes Krell and her team. L...

My Audio

Radio interview with Huddersfield musician ThaboRadio interview with Huddersfield musician Thabo

Listen to Radio Leeds Interview with Huddersfield musician Thabo - Mon 14 May 2018