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

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...

Platinum Jubilee Village Hall Improvement Fund Announced / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-06-06T00:00:00Z">Mon 06 Jun 2022</span>Platinum Jubilee Village Hall Improvement Fund Announced / Mon 06 Jun 2022

Capital funding is to be made available over a three-year period to support village hall improvement projects across England with an eye to boosting rural communities. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Af...

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 ...

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...

THE JOY OF A ROAR: Huddersfield Photography Exhibition / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-04-19T00:00:00Z">Tue 19 Apr</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2022-07-01T00:00:00Z">Fri 01 Jul 2022</span> <span>(2 months)</span>THE JOY OF A ROAR: Huddersfield Photography Exhibition / Tue 19 Apr to Fri 01 Jul 2022 (2 months)

THE JOY OF A ROAR is a Huddersfield town centre photography exhibition of community vitality and local heritage. The Joy of a Roar, part of Historic England’s High Street Heritage Action Zone programme, has seen over ...

My Opportunities

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 ...

One Community - Match It Funding Deadline extended to 24 June / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-06-24T00:00:00Z">Fri 24 Jun 2022</span>One Community - Match It Funding Deadline extended to 24 June / Fri 24 Jun 2022

Match It - It's back for 2022. (deadline extended to 24 June 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 Matc...

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