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

Join The Audience Agency for a discussion about audiences / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-05-17T00:00:00Z">Tue 17 May 2022</span>Join The Audience Agency for a discussion about audiences / Tue 17 May 2022

Join The Audience Agency for a discussion about audiences within specific areas around the UK. These sessions will include sharing of data about th...

Memories of our square / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-05-17T00:00:00Z">Tue 17 May 2022</span>Memories of our square / Tue 17 May 2022

Huddersfield Local History Society would like you to send them your stories. We all have our different memories of Huddersfield’s iconic Square an...

Interested in taking part in the Kirklees Pride celebrations? / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-05-09T00:00:00Z">Mon 09 May 2022</span>Interested in taking part in the Kirklees Pride celebrations? / Mon 09 May 2022

Are you or might anyone you know be interested in performing at the Kirklees Pride celebrations coming up soon. Kirklees Pride takes place on Satur...

My Events

Spirit of the Square brings a buzz to the Hive Café / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-04-25T00:00:00Z">Mon 25 Apr</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2022-09-30T00:00:00Z">Fri 30 Sep 2022</span> <span>(5 months)</span>Spirit of the Square brings a buzz to the Hive Café / Mon 25 Apr to Fri 30 Sep 2022 (5 months)

Spirit of the Square is a brand new artwork by Abigail Barker. A bespoke mosaic has been commissioned by Historic England’s High Street Heritage Ac...

THE JOY OF A ROAR: Huddersfield Photography Exhibition / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-04-19T00:00:00Z">Tue 19 Apr</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2022-07-01T00:00:00Z">Fri 01 Jul 2022</span> <span>(2 months)</span>THE JOY OF A ROAR: Huddersfield Photography Exhibition / Tue 19 Apr to Fri 01 Jul 2022 (2 months)

THE JOY OF A ROAR is a Huddersfield town centre photography exhibition of community vitality and local heritage. The Joy of a Roar, part of Histori...

Tour de Moon Convoy stops off in Huddersfield / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-05-18T00:00:00Z">Wed 18 May 2022</span>Tour de Moon Convoy stops off in Huddersfield / Wed 18 May 2022

What do a giant squid and NASA-inspired space training have in common? Find out as the FREE nationwide Tour De Moon Convoy stops off in Huddersfield ...

My Opportunities

Help create a Creative Dementia Arts Practice Handbook: Webinar / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-05-17T00:00:00Z">Tue 17 May 2022</span>Help create a Creative Dementia Arts Practice Handbook: Webinar / Tue 17 May 2022

Dr. Richard Coaten and Maria Pasiecznik Parsons of Creative Dementia Arts Network are embarking on a co-edited Creative Dementia Arts Practice Handboo...

Co-op Community Fund - 29 May deadline / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-05-29T00:00:00Z">Sun 29 May 2022</span>Co-op Community Fund - 29 May deadline / Sun 29 May 2022

Grants are available for small, locally based voluntary and community groups to support projects which benefit local communities around Co-op food sto...

Final Year of Funding for Supporting Grassroots Live Music / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2023-03-31T00:00:00Z">Fri 31 Mar 2023</span>Final Year of Funding for Supporting Grassroots Live Music / Fri 31 Mar 2023

Groups across England have until the end of the 2022/23 financial year on 31 March 2023 to apply for this Time Limited Priority. The National Lotte...

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