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

Youth Music launches Emergency Fund / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-04-07T00:00:00Z">Tue 07 Apr 2020</span>Youth Music launches Emergency Fund / Tue 07 Apr 2020

Youth Music has announced a new Emergency Fund to offer additional support to music-making organisations affected by the coronavirus. Through this ...

Coronavirus: Help for businesses and self-employed / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-04-06T00:00:00Z">Mon 06 Apr 2020</span>Coronavirus: Help for businesses and self-employed / Mon 06 Apr 2020

If you're a business or self-employed and haven't yet looked at what support is available to you or don't know where to look, this Kirklees Council we...

Stay active with tips from Sport England / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-04-06T00:00:00Z">Mon 06 Apr 2020</span>Stay active with tips from Sport England / Mon 06 Apr 2020

Have a look at these tips from Sport England on how to stay active while you’re home – from online free workouts to dancing with the kids – there are ...

My Events

A Spoonful of Julie - A Tribute to Julie Andrews / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-04-17T00:00:00Z">Fri 17 Apr 2020</span>A Spoonful of Julie - A Tribute to Julie Andrews / Fri 17 Apr 2020

Join Soprano Nicola Mills, singing the songs of the practically perfect Dame Julie Andrews in this memorable tribute ‘A Spoonful of Julie’, full of so...

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...

My Opportunities

5G Create Project / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-06-01T00:00:00Z">Mon 01 Jun 2020</span>5G Create Project / Mon 01 Jun 2020

5G Create Project is an open competition with the Government hoping to attract bids from a variety of industries, encouraging dynamic business models ...

Online music lessons with Ricky’s School of Rock / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-09-30T00:00:00Z">Wed 30 Sep 2020</span>Online music lessons with Ricky’s School of Rock / Wed 30 Sep 2020

Ricky’s School of Rock are teaching 1:1 lessons online for guitar, bass, ukulele, banjo, piano, vocals, violin, drums. Cost: £17 per half hour and...

CBBC website for children&apos;s activities / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-12-30T00:00:00Z">Wed 30 Dec 2020</span>CBBC website for children's activities / Wed 30 Dec 2020

The CBBC website has lots of activities for children to take part in from shows, games, quizzes and puzzles or join in the CBBC Dancealong!

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