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 and

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


Telephone: 01484 221 000

Profile Details

My News

Christmas events in Kirklees / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-11-21T00:00:00Z">Sun 21 Nov 2021</span>Christmas events in Kirklees / Sun 21 Nov 2021

Find out what's on over the festive period - from pantos to light switch ons, music to markets, crafts to Christmas trails - these web pages give you a guide to what's going on across Kirklees.

Snowdogs Support Life, Kirklees – Call to Artists / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-11-11T00:00:00Z">Thu 11 Nov 2021</span>Snowdogs Support Life, Kirklees – Call to Artists / Thu 11 Nov 2021

The Kirkwood have launched their call out to artists to take part in Snowdogs Support Life, Kirklees and are on the hunt for local, regional and national artists to design and decorate each sculpture and really bring the...

Arts Council England&apos;s National Portfolio for 2023 onwards / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-10-25T00:00:00Z">Mon 25 Oct 2021</span>Arts Council England's National Portfolio for 2023 onwards / Mon 25 Oct 2021

Do you bring creativity and culture to communities in England? Are you focused on making sure that everyone has access to creative opportunities that can transform lives? Well that’s what the Arts Council England's Natio...

My Events

Huddersfield Christmas Lights SwitchOn &amp; Musical Afternoon / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-11-20T00:00:00Z">Sat 20 Nov 2021</span>Huddersfield Christmas Lights SwitchOn & Musical Afternoon / Sat 20 Nov 2021

St George’s Square will become a hive of musical activities on Saturday 20 November from 1pm ahead of the Huddersfield Christmas Lights Switch on. The family friendly day will showcase a range of community music group...

Yorkshire Art Fair and Crafts / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-11-20T00:00:00Z">Sat 20 Nov 2021</span>Yorkshire Art Fair and Crafts / Sat 20 Nov 2021

The Yorkshire Art Fair (and Crafts) is being held at Cleckheaton Town Hall on Saturday 20 November between 10 am - 4 pm - free entry! Go along and see what they have in store - there will be Christmas gifts and decora...

Halloween Spooktacular Main Event / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-10-30T00:00:00Z">Sat 30 Oct 2021</span>Halloween Spooktacular Main Event / Sat 30 Oct 2021

Saturday 30th - MAIN HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR EVENT - 11am-3.30pm 11am-3.30pm FREE Pumpkin Carving Workshop & Competition Run by Sand In Your Eye - Live gigantic pumpkin carving demonstration - Haunted House Den Buil...

My Opportunities

Bradford Council looking for an Artist in Residence / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-12-20T00:00:00Z">Mon 20 Dec 2021</span>Bradford Council looking for an Artist in Residence / Mon 20 Dec 2021

Bradford Council are looking for an artist who is inspired by socially engaged practice, working with people to ignite new conversations, ways of thinking and presenting what public and civic space can be. They want some...

Digital Audience Development Officer - Wakefield Council / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-12-12T00:00:00Z">Sun 12 Dec 2021</span>Digital Audience Development Officer - Wakefield Council / Sun 12 Dec 2021

Wakefield Council are looking for a dynamic individual to develop, embed and expand their newly developed digital strategy and action plan within the operations of Wakefield Museums and Castles. The role will see you tak...

Recruiting and Managing Volunteers - On-line Course / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-01-12T00:00:00Z">Wed 12 Jan 2022</span>Recruiting and Managing Volunteers - On-line Course / Wed 12 Jan 2022

ONLINE VIA ZOOM COST £95.00 Wednesday 12 January 2022 (10am-12.30) TOPICS COVERED Where do you find volunteers? How do you find the right volunteers? How do you attract volunteers? How do you run volunteer recrui...

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