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

Queensgate Market Office


Telephone: 01484 221 000

Profile Details

My News

Townsounds / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-11-12T00:00:00Z">Tue 12 Nov 2019</span>Townsounds / Tue 12 Nov 2019

Townsounds is a snapshot of Huddersfield’s musical heritage – past and present – charting how music-making in the town strengthened not only the town’...

MUSiK / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-11-12T00:00:00Z">Tue 12 Nov 2019</span>MUSiK / Tue 12 Nov 2019

The launch event to celebrate MUSiK, the new brand, identity and online hub for Music in Kirklees took place last week. ...

CollaborARTi artists in empty shop in Piazza this weekend / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-10-23T00:00:00Z">Wed 23 Oct 2019</span>CollaborARTi artists in empty shop in Piazza this weekend / Wed 23 Oct 2019

A group of artists are using empty shops in the Piazza in Huddersfield to showcase artwork and run workshops. CollaborARTi open their doors this weeke...

My Events

Mirfield Messiah / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-12-07T00:00:00Z">Sat 07 Dec 2019</span>Mirfield Messiah / Sat 07 Dec 2019

December just wouldn’t be the same without Handel’s glorious oratorio Messiah. A group of singers have come together to perform the Messiah in Mi...

Kirklees Year of Music - Education Launch / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-11-21T00:00:00Z">Thu 21 Nov 2019</span>Kirklees Year of Music - Education Launch / Thu 21 Nov 2019

4.00-6.00pm Thursday 21st November 2019 Get Creative! – Explore exciting ways you and your school can help shape Kirklees Year of Music 2023 to ins...

Huddersfield International Market / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-10-10T00:00:00Z">Thu 10</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2019-10-13T00:00:00Z">Sun 13 Oct 2019</span> <span>(4 days)</span>Huddersfield International Market / Thu 10 to Sun 13 Oct 2019 (4 days)

The popular International market returns to Huddersfield this week bringing together over 40 stalls of continental foods and crafts offering a real ta...

My Opportunities

Prosper North briefing for cultural heritage orgs / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-12-11T00:00:00Z">Wed 11 Dec 2019</span>Prosper North briefing for cultural heritage orgs / Wed 11 Dec 2019

Find out about how to take part in the next edition of the new business support programme, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Prosper No...

East Street Arts - Project Space Available in Huddersfield / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-12-13T00:00:00Z">Fri 13 Dec 2019</span>East Street Arts - Project Space Available in Huddersfield / Fri 13 Dec 2019

East Street Arts have project space available immediately in Huddersfield. They are looking for an artist, curator or creative group to use one of ...

Director - Yorkshire Artspace / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-11-25T00:00:00Z">Mon 25 Nov 2019</span>Director - Yorkshire Artspace / Mon 25 Nov 2019

Yorkshire Artspace is looking for a driven and visionary Director with a flair for inspiring and engaging others. This is an exciting opportunity to b...

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