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

Kirklees individuals &amp; organisations receive Arts Council awards / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-07-02T00:00:00Z">Thu 02 Jul 2020</span>Kirklees individuals & organisations receive Arts Council awards / Thu 02 Jul 2020

In response to the Covid-19 crisis the Arts Council announced in late March that its number one priority would be to provide urgent support to people ...

National Lottery Project Grants is returning / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-07-01T00:00:00Z">Wed 01 Jul 2020</span>National Lottery Project Grants is returning / Wed 01 Jul 2020

The Arts Council have announced that after a brief closure of the fund in the immediate aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis, that the National Lottery Pr...

&amp;Piano has just launched its new ‘Friends Scheme - ‘88 Keys’ / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-06-30T00:00:00Z">Tue 30 Jun 2020</span>&Piano has just launched its new ‘Friends Scheme - ‘88 Keys’ / Tue 30 Jun 2020

&Piano’s ’88 Keys’ is a scheme for friends of the festival to support them further by sponsoring a key on their ‘&Piano’ Piano! A piano isn’t a pia...

My Events

EvoKe Network Meeting / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-07-07T00:00:00Z">Tue 07 Jul 2020</span>EvoKe Network Meeting / Tue 07 Jul 2020

Who you will meet Evoke is a network of partners across all sectors in Kirklees, including community groups, arts and cultural organisations, youth ...

A Spoonful of Julie - A Tribute to Julie Andrews / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-04-17T00:00:00Z">Fri 17 Apr 2020</span>A Spoonful of Julie - A Tribute to Julie Andrews / Fri 17 Apr 2020

Join Soprano Nicola Mills, singing the songs of the practically perfect Dame Julie Andrews in this memorable tribute ‘A Spoonful of Julie’, full of so...

Chinese New Year Gala / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-01-30T00:00:00Z">Thu 30 Jan 2020</span>Chinese New Year Gala / Thu 30 Jan 2020

The University of Huddersfield presents the Chinese New Year Gala at Huddersfield Town Hall. Tickets £3 plus booking fee from Huddersfield Town H...

My Opportunities

Prosper North Business Support Programme: Final Edition / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-08-03T00:00:00Z">Mon 03 Aug 2020</span>Prosper North Business Support Programme: Final Edition / Mon 03 Aug 2020

Prosper North is a free business support programme, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The programme aims to improve the capabilities of ar...

Artists and Practitioners Call Out to Collaborate with Art Packs / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-07-02T00:00:00Z">Thu 02 Jul 2020</span>Artists and Practitioners Call Out to Collaborate with Art Packs / Thu 02 Jul 2020

What are Art Packs? Art Packs is an initiative set up to deliver art materials and art activities on a regular basis to the most disadvantaged childr...

Arts Working Group - Open Call Webinar - 30 June - 2pm / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-06-30T00:00:00Z">Tue 30 Jun 2020</span>Arts Working Group - Open Call Webinar - 30 June - 2pm / Tue 30 Jun 2020

Make Your Voice Heard: Open to all theatres, festivals, venues, cultural centres, and arts venues. Unsettled, uncertain and unsure would certainly ...

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