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

Lamppost Banners promoting the Cultural Offer of Huddersfield / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-05-11T00:00:00Z">Tue 11 May 2021</span>Lamppost Banners promoting the Cultural Offer of Huddersfield / Tue 11 May 2021

Have you noticed the new banners that have gone up around Huddersfield town centre? Dotted around New Street, Market Street, High Street, Westgate...

Nominations for the 2021 National Lottery Awards are now open / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-05-04T00:00:00Z">Tue 04 May 2021</span>Nominations for the 2021 National Lottery Awards are now open / Tue 04 May 2021

The National Lottery Awards celebrate the people and projects who do extraordinary things with the help of National Lottery funding. They want to hear...

Creative Leaders Festival 2021 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-04-27T00:00:00Z">Tue 27 Apr 2021</span>Creative Leaders Festival 2021 / Tue 27 Apr 2021

The Creative Leaders Festival 2021 is returning for a two-day virtual event for creative industry professionals based in the North region. Date: 25...

My Events

Hardeep Sahota: Bhangra Lexicon Exhibition Online / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-01-09T00:00:00Z">Sat 09 Jan</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2021-04-30T00:00:00Z">Fri 30 Apr 2021</span> <span>(4 months)</span>Hardeep Sahota: Bhangra Lexicon Exhibition Online / Sat 09 Jan to Fri 30 Apr 2021 (4 months)

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park are delighted to present Hardeep Sahota's new exhibition "Bhangra Lexicon" - available to view online now while YSP’s ind...

Free School&apos;s Out! Events for Half Term / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-10-26T00:00:00Z">Mon 26</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2020-10-30T00:00:00Z">Fri 30 Oct 2020</span> <span>(5 days)</span>Free School's Out! Events for Half Term / Mon 26 to Fri 30 Oct 2020 (5 days)

All the Schools Out! programme is free and for young people aged 8-17 (and sometimes their families). Kirklees Council have again joined forces wit...

Black History Month: October 2020 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-10-01T00:00:00Z">Thu 01</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2020-10-30T00:00:00Z">Fri 30 Oct 2020</span> <span>(1 month)</span>Black History Month: October 2020 / Thu 01 to Fri 30 Oct 2020 (1 month)

October is Black History Month (BHM) in the UK and it has been celebrated nationwide every year for nearly 40 years. Each year Kirklees celebrates Bla...

My Opportunities

Writer in Residency: Studio of Sanctuary, Corridor8 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-05-23T00:00:00Z">Sun 23 May 2021</span>Writer in Residency: Studio of Sanctuary, Corridor8 / Sun 23 May 2021

Corridor8 and The Art House Wakefield invite proposals from writers based in the North of England to work with Iranian printmaker Mohammad Barrangi. T...

Executive Creative Producer, Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-06-15T00:00:00Z">Tue 15 Jun 2021</span>Executive Creative Producer, Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah / Tue 15 Jun 2021

Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah (the Blahs) is seeking an Executive Creative Producer to lead them into the next exciting phase of development for the ...

Arts &amp; Wellbeing Conference -  Ignite Imaginations / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-05-12T00:00:00Z">Wed 12 May 2021</span>Arts & Wellbeing Conference - Ignite Imaginations / Wed 12 May 2021

Arts & Wellbeing Conference - Connection Through Creativity, Ignite Imaginations Ignite Imaginations will be holding an Arts and Wellbeing Conferen...

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