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

World Mental Health Day - Thursday 10 October / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-10-08T00:00:00Z">Tue 08 Oct 2019</span>World Mental Health Day - Thursday 10 October / Tue 08 Oct 2019

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world...

Huddersfield Independence Festival 2019 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-10-04T00:00:00Z">Fri 04 Oct 2019</span>Huddersfield Independence Festival 2019 / Fri 04 Oct 2019

Huddersfield Independence (HI) aims to celebrate the many vibrant, creative and fantastic independent business who are based in the town centre and he...

National Hate Crime Awareness Week / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-10-02T00:00:00Z">Wed 02 Oct 2019</span>National Hate Crime Awareness Week / Wed 02 Oct 2019

Did you know National Hate Crime Awareness Week takes place in October every year and it is this week! It is an opportunity to raise awareness of w...

My Events

Kirklees Year of Music - Education Launch / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-11-21T00:00:00Z">Thu 21 Nov 2019</span>Kirklees Year of Music - Education Launch / Thu 21 Nov 2019

4.00-6.00pm Thursday 21st November 2019 Get Creative! – Explore exciting ways you and your school can help shape Kirklees Year of Music 2023 to ins...

Huddersfield International Market / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-10-10T00:00:00Z">Thu 10</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2019-10-13T00:00:00Z">Sun 13 Oct 2019</span> <span>(4 days)</span>Huddersfield International Market / Thu 10 to Sun 13 Oct 2019 (4 days)

The popular International market returns to Huddersfield this week bringing together over 40 stalls of continental foods and crafts offering a real ta...

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...

My Opportunities

Freelance Artist / Practitioner Call Out, Kala Sangam / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-01-02T00:00:00Z">Thu 02 Jan 2020</span>Freelance Artist / Practitioner Call Out, Kala Sangam / Thu 02 Jan 2020

Kala Sangam is looking to update its database of artists and practitioners that they can draw on to perform at events, teach workshops, deliver classe...

Socially Engaged Artist Residency: Ings Library, Hull / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-11-04T00:00:00Z">Mon 04 Nov 2019</span>Socially Engaged Artist Residency: Ings Library, Hull / Mon 04 Nov 2019

Artlink Hull and Hull Libraries are looking to commission an artist to work over a period of six months in Ings in East Hull. The artist will be based...

Public Art Commission, Beam, Wakefield / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-10-14T00:00:00Z">Mon 14 Oct 2019</span>Public Art Commission, Beam, Wakefield / Mon 14 Oct 2019

Beam and Featherstone Town Council are seeking to appoint an experienced artist to address a design challenge at the site of a recently developed natu...

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