Kirklees is a district of world class music that stands proud on its rich and diverse musical heritage. Music is the beat of our heart. It is the sound of our communities and it is the pulse of our towns and villages.

As part of the Yorkshire region’s plans for a Year of Culture in 2023, Kirklees has designated it as a Year of Music for the district, shining a light on the richness and diversity of music today, inclusive of all genres, all communities and in all forms.

Kirklees,a place where …............

- Music is celebrated through a year-round programme of festivals, concerts, gigs and events

- Music is central to our cultural heritage and is part of our future

- Children and young people have access to rich musical experiences and education

- Music is made in pubs and clubs, concert halls and town halls, class rooms, studios, open spaces and places of faith

We want to create MORE music in Kirklees,that’s open to more people. Our MUSiK website aims to bring together Kirklees music projects, news and information in one place.

View my website https://www.musicinkirklees.co.uk/

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William Galinsky to lead the Kirklees Year of Music 2023 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-06-07T00:00:00Z">Mon 07 Jun 2021</span>William Galinsky to lead the Kirklees Year of Music 2023 / Mon 07 Jun 2021

it has been announced that International arts festival artistic director William Galinsky has been appointed as artistic programmer for the Kirklees Y...

Kirklees Council Partners with I&apos;ll Fly Away Foundation / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-05-19T00:00:00Z">Wed 19 May 2021</span>Kirklees Council Partners with I'll Fly Away Foundation / Wed 19 May 2021

Kirklees Council has formed a partnership with The I’ll Fly Away Foundation in the USA, which uses the power of music to engage children and improve t...

Kirklees Council announce board for Year of Music 2023 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-05-18T00:00:00Z">Tue 18 May 2021</span>Kirklees Council announce board for Year of Music 2023 / Tue 18 May 2021

Kirklees Council is pleased to announce the board for the Year of Music 2023. Linking into Yorkshire’s plans for a Year of Culture in 2023, the ai...

My Events

Workshop - Peer Support, Q&amp;As plus networking / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-09-01T00:00:00Z">Wed 01 Sep 2021</span>Workshop - Peer Support, Q&As plus networking / Wed 01 Sep 2021

We all know Year of Music 2023 is going to be fantastic and a lot of this will be down to the immense collaborative efforts of community groups, chari...

Peer Support, Q&amp;A plus networking Workshop / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-08-31T00:00:00Z">Tue 31 Aug 2021</span>Peer Support, Q&A plus networking Workshop / Tue 31 Aug 2021

We all know Year of Music 2023 is going to be fantastic and a lot of this will be down to the immense collaborative efforts of community groups, chari...

Workshop: Effortless Productivity for Long Term Funding Success / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-08-18T00:00:00Z">Wed 18 Aug 2021</span>Workshop: Effortless Productivity for Long Term Funding Success / Wed 18 Aug 2021

We all know Year of Music 2023 is going to be fantastic and a lot of this will be down to the immense collaborative efforts of community groups, chari...

My Opportunities

Year of Music Support: Funding Guidance Workshops / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-09-01T00:00:00Z">Wed 01 Sep 2021</span>Year of Music Support: Funding Guidance Workshops / Wed 01 Sep 2021

We all know Year of Music 2023 is going to be fantastic and a lot of this will be down to the immense collaborative efforts of community groups, chari...

Finding the musical me! Online 5 week course / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-06-07T00:00:00Z">Mon 07 Jun 2021</span>Finding the musical me! Online 5 week course / Mon 07 Jun 2021

Join Maddie Morris Folk Young Musician of the year 2019 on a musical journey. In this 5-week course being run by Calderdale & Kirkees Recovery and ...

Kirklees Year of Music 2023 Evaluation Tender / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-06-10T00:00:00Z">Thu 10 Jun 2021</span>Kirklees Year of Music 2023 Evaluation Tender / Thu 10 Jun 2021

Quotations are invited by Kirklees Council from Suppliers with relevant experience and ability to demonstrate sufficient capacity to deliver an evalua...

My Videos

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes in languages spoken at homeHead, Shoulders, Knees and Toes in languages spoken at home

In a series of colourful and playful short films, Kirklees families with children under the age of five, took part in a project by singing Head, Shoul...

Roots to Inspire - &apos;Gratitude&apos; track releaseRoots to Inspire - 'Gratitude' track release

This track by Testament & friends is one of the outcomes from the Roots to Inspire project and was recorded in October 2019 at St Paul's Hall. Gra...

BBC Radio Safety In Music interview with Mark EG and SoriyaBBC Radio Safety In Music interview with Mark EG and Soriya

BBC radio interview from the Kirklees Safety In Music project, which has been tackling serious violent crime through the power of music. All the youn...