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 www.facebook.com/creativekirklees and www.twitter.com/cr8tivekirklees

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

Huddersfield
HD1 2UJ

Telephone: 01484 221 000
Email: arts.creativity@kirklees.gov.uk

Profile Details

My News

Nominations for the 2021 National Lottery Awards are now open / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-05-04T00:00:00Z">Tue 04 May 2021</span>Nominations for the 2021 National Lottery Awards are now open / Tue 04 May 2021

The National Lottery Awards celebrate the people and projects who do extraordinary things with the help of National Lottery funding. They want to hear...

Creative Leaders Festival 2021 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-04-27T00:00:00Z">Tue 27 Apr 2021</span>Creative Leaders Festival 2021 / Tue 27 Apr 2021

The Creative Leaders Festival 2021 is returning for a two-day virtual event for creative industry professionals based in the North region. Date: 25...

Performing Arts Covid Guidance Updated / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-04-26T00:00:00Z">Mon 26 Apr 2021</span>Performing Arts Covid Guidance Updated / Mon 26 Apr 2021

Following the move to step 2 of the roadmap on 12th April, the Performing Arts guidance has been updated. Key updates include confirmation that...

My Events

Hardeep Sahota: Bhangra Lexicon Exhibition Online / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-01-09T00:00:00Z">Sat 09 Jan</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2021-04-30T00:00:00Z">Fri 30 Apr 2021</span> <span>(4 months)</span>Hardeep Sahota: Bhangra Lexicon Exhibition Online / Sat 09 Jan to Fri 30 Apr 2021 (4 months)

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park are delighted to present Hardeep Sahota's new exhibition "Bhangra Lexicon" - available to view online now while YSP’s ind...

Free School&apos;s Out! Events for Half Term / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-10-26T00:00:00Z">Mon 26</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2020-10-30T00:00:00Z">Fri 30 Oct 2020</span> <span>(5 days)</span>Free School's Out! Events for Half Term / Mon 26 to Fri 30 Oct 2020 (5 days)

All the Schools Out! programme is free and for young people aged 8-17 (and sometimes their families). Kirklees Council have again joined forces wit...

Black History Month: October 2020 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-10-01T00:00:00Z">Thu 01</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2020-10-30T00:00:00Z">Fri 30 Oct 2020</span> <span>(1 month)</span>Black History Month: October 2020 / Thu 01 to Fri 30 Oct 2020 (1 month)

October is Black History Month (BHM) in the UK and it has been celebrated nationwide every year for nearly 40 years. Each year Kirklees celebrates Bla...

My Opportunities

Artist Support Lead at East Street Arts / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-06-04T00:00:00Z">Fri 04 Jun 2021</span>Artist Support Lead at East Street Arts / Fri 04 Jun 2021

East Street Arts is looking for someone with a real passion and dedication for supporting artists that experience barriers to opportunities The Art...

Planning for reopening: large venues edition WEBINAR / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-05-18T00:00:00Z">Tue 18 May 2021</span>Planning for reopening: large venues edition WEBINAR / Tue 18 May 2021

Running or working for a large venue, for example an attraction, a gallery or a cultural hub? Don't miss Yesplan's panel discussion offering unique in...

Planning for reopening: mid-sized venues edition WEBINAR / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-05-12T00:00:00Z">Wed 12 May 2021</span>Planning for reopening: mid-sized venues edition WEBINAR / Wed 12 May 2021

Running or working for a mid-sized venue, for example an attraction, a gallery or a cultural hub? Don't miss Yesplan's panel discussion offering uniqu...

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