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.

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Action needed: MPs to examine future of music festivals / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-11-13T00:00:00Z">Fri 13 Nov 2020</span>Action needed: MPs to examine future of music festivals / Fri 13 Nov 2020

Festival organisers are urged to take part in a Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) enquiry, which will specifically look at what ...

University Student composers snapped up for TV music / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-10-11T00:00:00Z">Sun 11 Oct 2020</span>University Student composers snapped up for TV music / Sun 11 Oct 2020

Music plays a major role in even the smallest television programme – now the University has linked with major music library The Nerve to offer Hudders...

BASSment Podcast - Student Article / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-07-14T00:00:00Z">Tue 14 Jul 2020</span>BASSment Podcast - Student Article / Tue 14 Jul 2020

The Industry Discussed: BASSments podcast By Antonia Fieldhouse 01/07/2020 Since February, Jake Burdass from BASSment Studios has hosted an educat...

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Come Play With Me - Creatives of Colour Artist Submission / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-11-23T00:00:00Z">Mon 23 Nov 2020</span>Come Play With Me - Creatives of Colour Artist Submission / Mon 23 Nov 2020

Come Play With Me work to shine a light on some of the amazing artists based in Yorkshire and now they're reopening their submissions to platform a ne...

Brass Bands England - new job oppotunities / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-11-06T00:00:00Z">Fri 06 Nov 2020</span>Brass Bands England - new job oppotunities / Fri 06 Nov 2020

Brass Bands England is seeking to appoint a number of talented individuals in a range of newly-created roles, made possible by the Government’s Cultur...

Resonance: The Lockdown Edition / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-05-08T00:00:00Z">Fri 08 May 2020</span>Resonance: The Lockdown Edition / Fri 08 May 2020

Opera North's new ‘Lockdown Edition’ of their Resonance programme is open for applications. The project is designed to support UK-based BAME music-ma...

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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...