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

‘WORK’ by Sir Antony Gormley arrives in Dewsbury / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-04-15T00:00:00Z">Thu 15 Apr 2021</span>‘WORK’ by Sir Antony Gormley arrives in Dewsbury / Thu 15 Apr 2021

A new sculpture by world-renowned sculptor Antony Gormley has been revealed at the new Kirklees College Pioneer Higher Skills Centre in Dewsbury. The sculpture, titled WORK, has been loaned to the college and will sit...

Saved And Remade BBC2 series filmed at North Light Film Studios / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-04-09T00:00:00Z">Fri 09 Apr 2021</span>Saved And Remade BBC2 series filmed at North Light Film Studios / Fri 09 Apr 2021

A new show, Saved And Remade started on BBC2 at 6.30pm on 29 March, and was filmed at North Light Film Studios in Huddersfield during October to December 2020. Similar to BBC1’s The Repair Shop, loved but unused obj...

Let&apos;s Create - The Arts Council&apos;s Delivery Plan 2021-24 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-04-06T00:00:00Z">Tue 06 Apr 2021</span>Let's Create - The Arts Council's Delivery Plan 2021-24 / Tue 06 Apr 2021

Last year the Arts Council launched Let’s Create, their strategy for the next ten years which set out their vision that by 2030, England would be a country in which the creativity of everyone can flourish and everyone ha...

My Events

Hardeep Sahota: Bhangra Lexicon Exhibition Online / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-01-09T00:00:00Z">Sat 09 Jan</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2021-04-30T00:00:00Z">Fri 30 Apr 2021</span> <span>(4 months)</span>Hardeep Sahota: Bhangra Lexicon Exhibition Online / Sat 09 Jan to Fri 30 Apr 2021 (4 months)

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park are delighted to present Hardeep Sahota's new exhibition "Bhangra Lexicon" - available to view online now while YSP’s indoor galleries remain closed at this time. Huddersfield-based dancer...

Free School&apos;s Out! Events for Half Term / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-10-26T00:00:00Z">Mon 26</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2020-10-30T00:00:00Z">Fri 30 Oct 2020</span> <span>(5 days)</span>Free School's Out! Events for Half Term / Mon 26 to Fri 30 Oct 2020 (5 days)

All the Schools Out! programme is free and for young people aged 8-17 (and sometimes their families). Kirklees Council have again joined forces with Kirklees Youth Alliance and other local groups to offer boredom-bust...

Black History Month: October 2020 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-10-01T00:00:00Z">Thu 01</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2020-10-30T00:00:00Z">Fri 30 Oct 2020</span> <span>(1 month)</span>Black History Month: October 2020 / Thu 01 to Fri 30 Oct 2020 (1 month)

October is Black History Month (BHM) in the UK and it has been celebrated nationwide every year for nearly 40 years. Each year Kirklees celebrates Black History Month and this year due to the coronavirus situation many o...

My Opportunities

The Arnold Clark Community Fund / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-05-31T00:00:00Z">Mon 31 May 2021</span>The Arnold Clark Community Fund / Mon 31 May 2021

Up to £1,000 to UK registered charities and community groups which includes arts and cultural groups who need financial support due to the pandemic. Awards are made at the end of each month. If your charity or local c...

Applying for Local &amp; National Grants: Find your funder / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-04-26T00:00:00Z">Mon 26 Apr 2021</span>Applying for Local & National Grants: Find your funder / Mon 26 Apr 2021

This free online event is designed to help community groups in Kirklees find out about & apply for the latest grants. This free event is designed to help community groups in Kirklees find & apply for local and nationa...

Programme Director - Creative People and Places (Flux) / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-05-14T00:00:00Z">Fri 14 May 2021</span>Programme Director - Creative People and Places (Flux) / Fri 14 May 2021

Voluntary Action Rotherham is seeking an ambitious and creative Programme Director to lead on the design and development of the Flux Programme in Rotherham, identifying and implementing new models of systems change. T...

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