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

Make the case for art and culture! / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-04-17T00:00:00Z">Wed 17 Apr 2019</span>Make the case for art and culture! / Wed 17 Apr 2019

It is vital today that people recognise why publicly-funded art and culture is important and what benefits it can bring to individuals, communities an...

Kirklees&apos; Year of Music 2023 launch / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-04-15T00:00:00Z">Mon 15 Apr 2019</span>Kirklees' Year of Music 2023 launch / Mon 15 Apr 2019

A visionary music project is expected to come out of a partnership between groups, festivals, the University of Huddersfield and Kirklees Council. ...

Reflections by the Orchestra of Opera North / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-04-08T00:00:00Z">Mon 08 Apr 2019</span>Reflections by the Orchestra of Opera North / Mon 08 Apr 2019

The final concert in the Kirklees concert season 2018-2019 was performed by the Orchestra of Opera North, presented under the title of “Reflections.” ...

My Events

World Bhangra Day 2019 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-04-13T00:00:00Z">Sat 13 Apr 2019</span>World Bhangra Day 2019 / Sat 13 Apr 2019

On Saturday 13 April, Bhangra lovers from all across the world will be coming together to celebrate world Bhangra Day at the University of Huddersfiel...

Year of Music 2023 Launch Reception / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-04-11T00:00:00Z">Thu 11 Apr 2019</span>Year of Music 2023 Launch Reception / Thu 11 Apr 2019

On Thursday 11th April 2019, 4 - 6pm, Councillor Graham Turner, Portfolio for Culture, along with Pete Massey, Director (North) Arts Council England w...

Huddersfield St Patrick&apos;s Day Parade / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-03-10T00:00:00Z">Sun 10 Mar 2019</span>Huddersfield St Patrick's Day Parade / Sun 10 Mar 2019

Play hard, Party harder! That’s the order from organisers as they embark upon the 19th Huddersfield Saint Patrick's Day Parade The family festival...

My Opportunities

The Arts Council&apos;s Developing Your Creative Practice Fund / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-03-31T00:00:00Z">Tue 31 Mar 2020</span>The Arts Council's Developing Your Creative Practice Fund / Tue 31 Mar 2020

Are you an independent artist or creative practitioner looking to make a step change in your practice? Developing Your Creative Practice is the Arts C...

Yorkshire Sculpture International Volunteer / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-05-05T00:00:00Z">Sun 05 May 2019</span>Yorkshire Sculpture International Volunteer / Sun 05 May 2019

Yorkshire Sculpture International (YSI), the UK’s largest sculpture festival launches this summer and we want you to be involved. If you are passionat...

Third Sector Training: Writing Successful Funding Bids / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-06-27T00:00:00Z">Thu 27 Jun 2019</span>Third Sector Training: Writing Successful Funding Bids / Thu 27 Jun 2019

We are pleased to announce this free half day workshop with our partners at West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS), funded by the Nationa...

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