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

River Holme Connections Photo Competition / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-07-06T00:00:00Z">Wed 06 Jul 2022</span>River Holme Connections Photo Competition / Wed 06 Jul 2022

River Holme Connections is running a photographer competition this summer called 'My River in the Valley'. Children and young people are invited to use a camera or phone and capture the beauty of our rivers and the wil...

Help Promote Huddersfield&apos;s Creative Offer on Lamppost Banners / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-06-20T00:00:00Z">Mon 20 Jun 2022</span>Help Promote Huddersfield's Creative Offer on Lamppost Banners / Mon 20 Jun 2022

You may have noticed the banners around Huddersfield Town Centre promoting the creative and cultural offer of the town. The banners are changed at 4 monthly intervals and we are now looking at content for the September-...

One Community&apos;s Match It Funding is back for 2022 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-06-13T00:00:00Z">Mon 13 Jun 2022</span>One Community's Match It Funding is back for 2022 / Mon 13 Jun 2022

Match It - It's back for 2022. One Community will match fund your fundraising efforts over a 3-month period. Partnering charities and community projects can raise up to £10,000 with Match it. To get you started, t...

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 ...

Greenhead Gathering 2022 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-07-16T00:00:00Z">Sat 16</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2022-07-17T00:00:00Z">Sun 17 Jul 2022</span> <span>(2 days)</span>Greenhead Gathering 2022 / Sat 16 to Sun 17 Jul 2022 (2 days)

Join the Greenhead Gathering 2022 for fun, FREE family events on Saturday 16 July and Sunday 17 July 2022, at Greenhead Park, Huddersfield. Join the ultimate sing-along and enjoy live bands at Massaoke and celebrate t...

Kirklees Pride 2022 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-07-09T00:00:00Z">Sat 09 Jul 2022</span>Kirklees Pride 2022 / Sat 09 Jul 2022

Pride is a celebration of people coming together in love and friendship, to show how far LGBTQ+ rights have come and how in some places there is still work to be done. It's about being proud of who you are, no matter who...

My Opportunities

Young Photographer Competition  &apos;My River in the Valley&apos; / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-08-31T00:00:00Z">Wed 31 Aug 2022</span>Young Photographer Competition 'My River in the Valley' / Wed 31 Aug 2022

River Holme Connections is running a photographer competition this summer called 'My River in the Valley'. You are invited to use a camera or phone and capture the beauty of our rivers and the wildlife and human acti...

Light Artworks created with communities: Commission / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-07-18T00:00:00Z">Mon 18 Jul 2022</span>Light Artworks created with communities: Commission / Mon 18 Jul 2022

Wakefield Council is looking to commission an artist, organisation or collective to create with participants a light-based artwork to be installed in Heritage buildings in the Westgate area and to encourage people to loo...

Channel 4’s Content Creatives for 18-24 year olds / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-07-04T00:00:00Z">Mon 04 Jul 2022</span>Channel 4’s Content Creatives for 18-24 year olds / Mon 04 Jul 2022

Channel 4’s Content Creatives, is a 14-week paid training and work placement opportunity offering the chance to kickstart a career in the creative industry in Leeds and Manchester. Content Creatives is open to 18-24 ...

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