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

Arts Council&apos;s Commitment to Kirklees as 1 of 54 priority places / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-09-16T00:00:00Z">Thu 16 Sep 2021</span>Arts Council's Commitment to Kirklees as 1 of 54 priority places / Thu 16 Sep 2021

Arts Council England announces commitment to Kirklees as one of 54 places nationally. Today, Arts Council England has announced that Kirklees will...

One Community Funds opens 1 September / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-08-25T00:00:00Z">Wed 25 Aug 2021</span>One Community Funds opens 1 September / Wed 25 Aug 2021

One Community Foundation Kirklees has a number of funds that open for application submissions on 1 September 2021 and will close on 30 September 2021....

Library of Sanctuary Award goes to Kirklees Libraries / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-08-09T00:00:00Z">Mon 09 Aug 2021</span>Library of Sanctuary Award goes to Kirklees Libraries / Mon 09 Aug 2021

Kirklees Libraries have just received the prestigious national Library of Sanctuary Award. The first library service in Yorkshire and Humber to do so ...

My Events

Annual Heritage Open Days Festival - 11-19 September / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-09-11T00:00:00Z">Sat 11</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2021-09-19T00:00:00Z">Sun 19 Sep 2021</span> <span>(1 week)</span>Annual Heritage Open Days Festival - 11-19 September / Sat 11 to Sun 19 Sep 2021 (1 week)

Over the next week, Huddersfield town centre will be a hive of history-inspired activity for the annual Heritage Open Days festival! The festival i...

Ramsden Heritage Walk / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-07-15T00:00:00Z">Thu 15 Jul 2021</span>Ramsden Heritage Walk / Thu 15 Jul 2021

Join local historian David Griffiths on Thursday 15th July 2021, 1 pm for a free online tour exploring the story of the Ramsden family’s impact on Hud...

Pride - Kirklees Council &amp; Stonewall Housing Workshop / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-06-28T00:00:00Z">Mon 28 Jun</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2021-07-02T00:00:00Z">Fri 02 Jul 2021</span> <span>(5 days)</span>Pride - Kirklees Council & Stonewall Housing Workshop / Mon 28 Jun to Fri 02 Jul 2021 (5 days)

This year marks the 40th Anniversary that London pride came to Huddersfield to show support for the local community and the issues it was facing at th...

My Opportunities

Call for artists and makers: Manchester Craft &amp; Wellness Market / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-09-29T00:00:00Z">Wed 29 Sep 2021</span>Call for artists and makers: Manchester Craft & Wellness Market / Wed 29 Sep 2021

Naheed's Sparkle is delighted to bring the craft and wellbeing market to Stretford, Manchester this autumn! They are planning on having an exciting...

Open Call for Makers: The Hepworth Wakefield Festive Mini-Market / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-09-26T00:00:00Z">Sun 26 Sep 2021</span>Open Call for Makers: The Hepworth Wakefield Festive Mini-Market / Sun 26 Sep 2021

Open call for designers, makers, artists and food and drink producers to take part in a series of Festive Mini-Markets at The Hepworth Wakefield this ...

Company administrator - Transform (Leeds) / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-09-29T00:00:00Z">Wed 29 Sep 2021</span>Company administrator - Transform (Leeds) / Wed 29 Sep 2021

Transform is recruiting for a Company Administrator to join the team. They are looking for someone with a passion for ensuring arts organisations oper...

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