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

Creative Industries Businesses - Complete the Survey! / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-08-08T00:00:00Z">Mon 08 Aug 2022</span>Creative Industries Businesses - Complete the Survey! / Mon 08 Aug 2022

West Yorkshire Combined Authority are currently preparing an application to the DCMS Create Growth Programme. If successful, it will deliver a £1.2m programme of bespoke business-support to West Yorkshire’s Creative Indu...

Celebration of 75 years of Independence in India &amp; Pakistan / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-08-01T00:00:00Z">Mon 01 Aug 2022</span>Celebration of 75 years of Independence in India & Pakistan / Mon 01 Aug 2022

Huddersfield’s St George’s Square will be filled with music, dance, theatre and film on the afternoon of Sunday 21 August with a special event to mark the 75th anniversary of independence in India and Pakistan. Curated b...

Summer Blast for 13 - 16 yr olds / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-07-28T00:00:00Z">Thu 28 Jul 2022</span>Summer Blast for 13 - 16 yr olds / Thu 28 Jul 2022

Summer Blast has started in Kirklees! Go along to one of the five sites and join in with different activities and get some food! Everything is completely free! No need to book in advance, you can just show up. Each si...

My Events

Spirit of the Square brings a buzz to the Hive Café / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-04-25T00:00:00Z">Mon 25 Apr</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2022-09-30T00:00:00Z">Fri 30 Sep 2022</span> <span>(5 months)</span>Spirit of the Square brings a buzz to the Hive Café / Mon 25 Apr to Fri 30 Sep 2022 (5 months)

Spirit of the Square is a brand new artwork by Abigail Barker. A bespoke mosaic has been commissioned by Historic England’s High Street Heritage Action Zone programme and with support from Kirklees Council. Installed ...

Free Summer Blast for 13 - 16 year olds in Kirklees / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-07-25T00:00:00Z">Mon 25 Jul</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2022-09-01T00:00:00Z">Thu 01 Sep 2022</span> <span>(1 month)</span>Free Summer Blast for 13 - 16 year olds in Kirklees / Mon 25 Jul to Thu 01 Sep 2022 (1 month)

Summer Blast has started in Kirklees! Go along to one of the five sites and join in with different activities and get some food! Everything is completely free! No need to book in advance, you can just show up. Age: 13 - ...

Summer holiday activities in Kirklees / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-07-26T00:00:00Z">Tue 26 Jul</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2022-08-31T00:00:00Z">Wed 31 Aug 2022</span> <span>(1 month)</span>Summer holiday activities in Kirklees / Tue 26 Jul to Wed 31 Aug 2022 (1 month)

Summer is here - schools are out and the children are ready for lots of exciting summer adventures! Kirklees Council, working with businesses and communities, has pulled together a wonderful programme of things to do ...

My Opportunities

Complete the Survey to support the Creative Industries! / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-08-17T00:00:00Z">Wed 17 Aug 2022</span>Complete the Survey to support the Creative Industries! / Wed 17 Aug 2022

West Yorkshire Combined Authority are currently preparing an application to the DCMS Create Growth Programme. If successful, it will deliver a £1.2m programme of bespoke business-support to West Yorkshire’s Creative Indu...

Without Walls: Open call 2023: Creative Development Network / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-09-22T00:00:00Z">Thu 22 Sep 2022</span>Without Walls: Open call 2023: Creative Development Network / Thu 22 Sep 2022

The Without Walls Consortium is inviting festivals and organisations to apply for their Creative Development Network (CDN). From large-scale festivals and pop-up events to cultural celebrations such as carnivals and M...

Without Walls: Open call 2023: Touring Network Partnership / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-09-22T00:00:00Z">Thu 22 Sep 2022</span>Without Walls: Open call 2023: Touring Network Partnership / Thu 22 Sep 2022

The Without Walls Consortium is inviting festivals and organisations to apply for their Touring Network Partnership (TNP). From large-scale festivals and pop-up events to cultural celebrations such as carnivals and Me...

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