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

Last few days to complete survey for creative sector in Kirklees / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-05-26T00:00:00Z">Tue 26 May 2020</span>Last few days to complete survey for creative sector in Kirklees / Tue 26 May 2020

Are you a #Kirklees creative organisation or freelancer? Please fill out this survey by 31 May to have your say on how the coronavirus (Covid-19) has...

Leeds City Region Creative Sector Coronavirus Impact survey / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-05-17T00:00:00Z">Sun 17 May 2020</span>Leeds City Region Creative Sector Coronavirus Impact survey / Sun 17 May 2020

All creative organisations and freelancers in Kirklees, please take part in the Leeds City Region Creative Sector Coronavirus (Covid-19) Impact Assess...

Up to date Government Guidance / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-05-15T00:00:00Z">Fri 15 May 2020</span>Up to date Government Guidance / Fri 15 May 2020

The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme opens for applications today. Self-employed individuals or members of partnerships whose business has been 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

Singing lessons with English Touring Opera / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-09-30T00:00:00Z">Wed 30 Sep 2020</span>Singing lessons with English Touring Opera / Wed 30 Sep 2020

English Touring Opera are offering: Singing lessons: They are producing two series of singing lessons: one for adults, and one for kids. They're f...

Creative activities from the Royal Opera House / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-09-30T00:00:00Z">Wed 30 Sep 2020</span>Creative activities from the Royal Opera House / Wed 30 Sep 2020

Explore the magical world of the theatre from home. All of the Opera House's new resources are free to access and do not require you to login. Unle...

Beyond a book! / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-09-30T00:00:00Z">Wed 30 Sep 2020</span>Beyond a book! / Wed 30 Sep 2020

Beyond Theatre Ltd is putting storytelling in your hands with – the story will start as any other, but then suddenly stop and give you ...

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