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

Kirklees participants wanted for walking inspired textile art / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-03-02T00:00:00Z">Tue 02 Mar 2021</span>Kirklees participants wanted for walking inspired textile art / Tue 02 Mar 2021

Textile artist, Liadin Cooke’s has been selected by Kirklees Council to produce a creative response to the Covid-19 pandemic which aims to capture the...

Performing Arts - Specific Details for Roadmap Out of Lockdown / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-02-23T00:00:00Z">Tue 23 Feb 2021</span>Performing Arts - Specific Details for Roadmap Out of Lockdown / Tue 23 Feb 2021

You will have heard the Prime Minister has set out his Covid-19 Reponse - Spring 2021 which presents the step by step roadmap to reopening. This r...

Event industry on brink of collapse, says new research / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-02-17T00:00:00Z">Wed 17 Feb 2021</span>Event industry on brink of collapse, says new research / Wed 17 Feb 2021

Event businesses are under such immense pressure that they are now on the brink of collapse. That’s according to the Business Visits and Events Partne...

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

Digital Content and Social Media Assistant, Bradford Cathedral / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-03-22T00:00:00Z">Mon 22 Mar 2021</span>Digital Content and Social Media Assistant, Bradford Cathedral / Mon 22 Mar 2021

Support the Communications, Marketing and Events Officer in creating communications and content to engage Bradford Cathedral’s prospective visitor bas...

Workshop Facilitator, XfactorArtists / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-03-25T00:00:00Z">Thu 25 Mar 2021</span>Workshop Facilitator, XfactorArtists / Thu 25 Mar 2021

Artists - Are you an artist experienced in teaching? Are you on the DBS update service? Do you have a First Aid certificate, Safe Guarding c...

PANIC! £5,000 and £1,000 Bursary Call-out - The Tetley / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-03-18T00:00:00Z">Thu 18 Mar 2021</span>PANIC! £5,000 and £1,000 Bursary Call-out - The Tetley / Thu 18 Mar 2021

PANIC! invites artists to submit applications for six bursaries of £5,000 and ten bursaries of £1,000 to support the making of new work responding to ...

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