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

Tour de Yorkshire comes to Kirklees in May / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-02-16T00:00:00Z">Sun 16 Feb 2020</span>Tour de Yorkshire comes to Kirklees in May / Sun 16 Feb 2020

The Tour de Yorkshire is coming to Kirklees on 2 May 2020 and finishing in Huddersfield. You can keep up to date with the latest Tour de Yorkshire inf...

Let&apos;s Create / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-01-27T00:00:00Z">Mon 27 Jan 2020</span>Let's Create / Mon 27 Jan 2020

After two years of asking for thoughts and ideas, the Arts Council's new strategy for 2020-2030 is here. Let's Create is a blank canvas. It's th...

The Writing Squad are recruiting Squad 10! / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-01-10T00:00:00Z">Fri 10 Jan 2020</span>The Writing Squad are recruiting Squad 10! / Fri 10 Jan 2020

The Writing Squad are looking for the next thirty talented writers in the north of England aged between 16 and 21 to join the Writing Squad. If tha...

My Events

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...

Mirfield Messiah / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-12-07T00:00:00Z">Sat 07 Dec 2019</span>Mirfield Messiah / Sat 07 Dec 2019

December just wouldn’t be the same without Handel’s glorious oratorio Messiah. A group of singers have come together to perform the Messiah in Mi...

My Opportunities

Tour de Yorkhsire Land Art &amp; Best Dressed Competition / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-04-26T00:00:00Z">Sun 26 Apr 2020</span>Tour de Yorkhsire Land Art & Best Dressed Competition / Sun 26 Apr 2020

Schools, community groups, businesses and landowners are being encouraged to think big and get creative with the launch of the Tour de Yorkshire Land ...

Future Studios Programme for screen industry / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-03-19T00:00:00Z">Thu 19 Mar 2020</span>Future Studios Programme for screen industry / Thu 19 Mar 2020

Creative England are bringing together 20 businesses from the screen industries to provide access to crucial industry networks and expertise, focusing...

Open Doors Huddersfield - insight into career in screen industry / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-03-18T00:00:00Z">Wed 18 Mar 2020</span>Open Doors Huddersfield - insight into career in screen industry / Wed 18 Mar 2020

ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the UK's screen-based creative industries - animation, film, games, television including children's T...

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