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

Locala Community Fund 2019 – Opening 1st September / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-08-15T00:00:00Z">Thu 15 Aug 2019</span>Locala Community Fund 2019 – Opening 1st September / Thu 15 Aug 2019

The next round of applications for the Locala Community Fund 2019 will open on 1st September 2019. Community, third sector and voluntary groups ba...

Have your Say on Arts Council England 10 year strategy / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-08-01T00:00:00Z">Thu 01 Aug 2019</span>Have your Say on Arts Council England 10 year strategy / Thu 01 Aug 2019

Arts Council England plan to publish their next 10-year strategy - this will shape how they deliver their development, advocacy and investment approac...

The Huddersfield Masterplan Shop / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-07-30T00:00:00Z">Tue 30 Jul 2019</span>The Huddersfield Masterplan Shop / Tue 30 Jul 2019

There is now a shop on the Piazza where you can go in and see the full plan for the Huddersfield Blueprint and talk to others to find out more informa...

My Events

Unconscious Bias Training Workshop / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-09-11T00:00:00Z">Wed 11 Sep 2019</span>Unconscious Bias Training Workshop / Wed 11 Sep 2019

IVE celebrate National Inclusion week with the launch of their new Unconscious Bias Training Workshop in Leeds. The workshop is open to all leaders...

Cluedunnit?! - A Musical Murder Mystery / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-08-03T00:00:00Z">Sat 03 Aug 2019</span>Cluedunnit?! - A Musical Murder Mystery / Sat 03 Aug 2019

Cluedunnit is a brilliant musical comedy in the style of a semi-staged ‘radio play’ in two 40–minute parts with music written and arranged by Huddersf...

Yan Tan Tether / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-06-07T00:00:00Z">Fri 07 Jun</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2019-07-13T00:00:00Z">Sat 13 Jul 2019</span> <span>(1 month)</span>Yan Tan Tether / Fri 07 Jun to Sat 13 Jul 2019 (1 month)

Yan Tan Tether is a series of public exhibitions and events exploring how we experience and interact with the various landscapes around us; from the h...

My Opportunities

Trainee Dance Artist, Dance United Yorkshire / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-08-23T00:00:00Z">Fri 23 Aug 2019</span>Trainee Dance Artist, Dance United Yorkshire / Fri 23 Aug 2019

Dance United Yorkshire's 'Resi/dance' programme will provide a year-long contract for two 'Trainee Dance Artists' through which they will receive trai...

Theatre, Music and Dance companies required, Junction, Goole / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-09-06T00:00:00Z">Fri 06 Sep 2019</span>Theatre, Music and Dance companies required, Junction, Goole / Fri 06 Sep 2019

The Junction in Goole is seeking theatre companies, dance companies, musicians, artists, performers and workshop leaders for Junction Goole’s TakeOver...

Grants to help young people advocate to improve community spaces / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-09-20T00:00:00Z">Fri 20 Sep 2019</span>Grants to help young people advocate to improve community spaces / Fri 20 Sep 2019

The Coop Foundation's #iwill Fund invites community organisations across England to apply for grants of up to £35,000 to help young people have a say...

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