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

Woven in Kirklees has Launched / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-06-07T00:00:00Z">Mon 07 Jun 2021</span>Woven in Kirklees has Launched / Mon 07 Jun 2021

Woven in Kirklees launched at the weekend with The Big Rainbow Knit Installation - an impressive installation of 15,000 rainbow coloured squares on the historic pillars in front of Huddersfield train station knitted by v...

Volunteers Week - a Time to Say Thanks - 1-7 June / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-06-01T00:00:00Z">Tue 01 Jun 2021</span>Volunteers Week - a Time to Say Thanks - 1-7 June / Tue 01 Jun 2021

In celebration of National Volunteers’ Week, 1-7 June, Kirklees Council are supporting Third Sector Leaders (TSL) Kirklees to mark the role volunteers played locally in supporting their local communities during the Covid...

Mikron Theatre Company 2021 Season - Tickets available now! / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-05-24T00:00:00Z">Mon 24 May 2021</span>Mikron Theatre Company 2021 Season - Tickets available now! / Mon 24 May 2021

Mikron Theatre Company have launched their 2021 Season. Ticket sales are flying so get booking now! They've had to reduce capacity at every venue and the overall tour from 130 dates to just over 80. Every ticket...

My Events

Pride - Kirklees Council &amp; Stonewall Housing Workshop / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-06-28T00:00:00Z">Mon 28 Jun</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2021-07-02T00:00:00Z">Fri 02 Jul 2021</span> <span>(5 days)</span>Pride - Kirklees Council & Stonewall Housing Workshop / Mon 28 Jun to Fri 02 Jul 2021 (5 days)

This year marks the 40th Anniversary that London pride came to Huddersfield to show support for the local community and the issues it was facing at the time. In order to mark the anniversary this year we have the plea...

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...

My Opportunities

Domestic Support Fund for the Events Industry / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-11-01T00:00:00Z">Mon 01 Nov 2021</span>Domestic Support Fund for the Events Industry / Mon 01 Nov 2021

Financial support is based on number of delegates attending a live event, or the live component of a hybrid event. The event organisation can apply for £30 per delegate (cash incl. VAT) attending an event. Approved appli...

Co-op Community Dividend Fund / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-07-31T00:00:00Z">Sat 31 Jul 2021</span>Co-op Community Dividend Fund / Sat 31 Jul 2021

Funding for not-for-private profit organisation to support local causes and make a positive difference across the central region of England. Central England Co-operative invests a percentage of its trading profit back...

Creative England - Start Up Loans for UK&apos;s Creative Industries / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-12-31T00:00:00Z">Fri 31 Dec 2021</span>Creative England - Start Up Loans for UK's Creative Industries / Fri 31 Dec 2021

Creative England has established a new partnership with the British Business Bank, to unlock new and important investment opportunities for all subsectors of the UK's creative industries. The new government-backed Start...

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