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

Coronavirus: Help for businesses and self-employed / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-04-02T00:00:00Z">Thu 02 Apr 2020</span>Coronavirus: Help for businesses and self-employed / Thu 02 Apr 2020

If you're a business or self-employed and haven't yet looked at what support is available to you or don't know where to look, this Kirklees Council we...

Stay active with tips from Sport England / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-04-02T00:00:00Z">Thu 02 Apr 2020</span>Stay active with tips from Sport England / Thu 02 Apr 2020

Have a look at these tips from Sport England on how to stay active while you’re home – from online free workouts to dancing with the kids – there are ...

Arts Council information on funding / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-03-31T00:00:00Z">Tue 31 Mar 2020</span>Arts Council information on funding / Tue 31 Mar 2020

Keep up-to-date with the latest information from the Arts Council about advice, guidance and emergency funding measures they are putting in place to a...

My Events

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...

Creative Conversation for Public Art in Huddersfield / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-01-17T00:00:00Z">Fri 17 Jan 2020</span>Creative Conversation for Public Art in Huddersfield / Fri 17 Jan 2020

Join Kirklees Council and Beam arts organisation in a creative conversation about how the arts can enhance our public spaces. Friday 17 January 202...

My Opportunities

Northern Broadsides - call out for theatre makers &amp; playwrights / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-04-16T00:00:00Z">Thu 16 Apr 2020</span>Northern Broadsides - call out for theatre makers & playwrights / Thu 16 Apr 2020

Northern Broadsides are calling out for independent theatre makers and playwrights throughout the North who wish to make a short creative response to ...

Call for Expression of Interest - Activity Hubs / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-04-20T00:00:00Z">Mon 20 Apr 2020</span>Call for Expression of Interest - Activity Hubs / Mon 20 Apr 2020

HM Prisons & Probation Service are commissioning Activity Hubs in community locations that will offer wide ranging tailored support for offenders – in...

Culture in Quarantine Fund / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-04-08T00:00:00Z">Wed 08 Apr 2020</span>Culture in Quarantine Fund / Wed 08 Apr 2020

The Culture in Quarantine Fund is a new commissioning strand launched by BBC Arts with Arts Council England to support England-based artists of any di...

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