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

Tour de Yorkshire comes to Kirklees in May / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-02-11T00:00:00Z">Tue 11 Feb 2020</span>Tour de Yorkshire comes to Kirklees in May / Tue 11 Feb 2020

The Tour de Yorkshire is coming to Kirklees on 2 May 2020 and finishing in Huddersfield. You can keep up to date with the latest Tour de Yorkshire information including up-coming roadshows, maps of the route, marketing g...

Let&apos;s Create / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-01-27T00:00:00Z">Mon 27 Jan 2020</span>Let's Create / Mon 27 Jan 2020

After two years of asking for thoughts and ideas, the Arts Council's new strategy for 2020-2030 is here. Let's Create is a blank canvas. It's the Arts Council's invitation to you to help bring their vision to life;...

The Writing Squad are recruiting Squad 10! / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-01-10T00:00:00Z">Fri 10 Jan 2020</span>The Writing Squad are recruiting Squad 10! / Fri 10 Jan 2020

The Writing Squad are looking for the next thirty talented writers in the north of England aged between 16 and 21 to join the Writing Squad. If that is you, or you know anyone who fits the bill then full details of ho...

My Events

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 Hall The University of Huddersfield presents an evening of Chinese p...

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 2020 12:30 – 6:30pm – Drop in Free / refreshments provided Old Granger...

Mirfield Messiah / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-12-07T00:00:00Z">Sat 07 Dec 2019</span>Mirfield Messiah / Sat 07 Dec 2019

December just wouldn’t be the same without Handel’s glorious oratorio Messiah. A group of singers have come together to perform the Messiah in Mirfield. The distinguished chorus, soloists, organist and conductor ar...

My Opportunities

Artists’ Presentations and Critical Dialogue at Dean Clough / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-07-06T00:00:00Z">Mon 06 Jul 2020</span>Artists’ Presentations and Critical Dialogue at Dean Clough / Mon 06 Jul 2020

Art Lab at Dean Clough: Artists’ Presentations and Critical Dialogue at Dean Clough Monday 3rd February, 7:30pm Monday 2nd March, 7:30pm Monday 6th April, 7:30pm Tuesday 5th May, 7:30pm Monday 1st June, 7:30pm M...

Why supporting a local charity is good for business - networking / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-02-13T00:00:00Z">Thu 13 Feb 2020</span>Why supporting a local charity is good for business - networking / Thu 13 Feb 2020

Let's talk about CSR - Why supporting a local charity is good for business is a networking event focusing on why supporting a local charity is good for business About this Event The Forget Me Not Children's Hospice...

Manchester International Festival - Artist Liaison Deputy / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-02-21T00:00:00Z">Fri 21 Feb 2020</span>Manchester International Festival - Artist Liaison Deputy / Fri 21 Feb 2020

The principal responsibility of this role is to manage and ensure the implementation of the Artist Liaison strategy for the commissions/events for MIF and The Factory. This will include managing the logistic arrangements...

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. Looking forward to next year's festival already!

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