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

Flying the Flags for the Creative Offer of Huddersfield / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-09-20T00:00:00Z">Mon 20 Sep 2021</span>Flying the Flags for the Creative Offer of Huddersfield / Mon 20 Sep 2021

Have you noticed the lamppost banners around Huddersfield Town Centre promoting the creative offer of the town have been updated? If not, do look out for them along King Street, New Street, Market Street, Ramsden Stree...

Arts Council&apos;s Commitment to Kirklees as 1 of 54 priority places / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-09-16T00:00:00Z">Thu 16 Sep 2021</span>Arts Council's Commitment to Kirklees as 1 of 54 priority places / Thu 16 Sep 2021

Arts Council England announces commitment to Kirklees as one of 54 places nationally. Today, Arts Council England has announced that Kirklees will be one of 15 priority places in the North where they want to develop ...

One Community Funds opens 1 September / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-08-25T00:00:00Z">Wed 25 Aug 2021</span>One Community Funds opens 1 September / Wed 25 Aug 2021

One Community Foundation Kirklees has a number of funds that open for application submissions on 1 September 2021 and will close on 30 September 2021. If you would like to get a head start on your application you can req...

My Events

Annual Heritage Open Days Festival - 11-19 September / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-09-11T00:00:00Z">Sat 11</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2021-09-19T00:00:00Z">Sun 19 Sep 2021</span> <span>(1 week)</span>Annual Heritage Open Days Festival - 11-19 September / Sat 11 to Sun 19 Sep 2021 (1 week)

Over the next week, Huddersfield town centre will be a hive of history-inspired activity for the annual Heritage Open Days festival! The festival is a national event aimed at celebrating our fantastic history and cult...

Ramsden Heritage Walk / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-07-15T00:00:00Z">Thu 15 Jul 2021</span>Ramsden Heritage Walk / Thu 15 Jul 2021

Join local historian David Griffiths on Thursday 15th July 2021, 1 pm for a free online tour exploring the story of the Ramsden family’s impact on Huddersfield from when they purchased the Manor from Queen Elizabeth I in...

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...

My Opportunities

Heritage Action Plan Consultant - Bradford Council / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-10-10T00:00:00Z">Sun 10 Oct 2021</span>Heritage Action Plan Consultant - Bradford Council / Sun 10 Oct 2021

The City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council (CMBDC) is looking to engage a consultant/team to develop a Heritage Action Plan, with funding from The National Heritage Lottery Fund. Bradford's new Cultural Strate...

Events Manager, Bradford Council / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-09-26T00:00:00Z">Sun 26 Sep 2021</span>Events Manager, Bradford Council / Sun 26 Sep 2021

Department of Place Sport & Culture Events Manager Band – SO2: £30,451 - £32,234 pa 1 x 37 hours per week Permanent Based at Britannia House, 3rd Floor Argus Chambers, Bradford, BD1 1HX Bradford Metropolita...

Youth &amp; Community Dance Intern, Yorkshire Dance / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-10-11T00:00:00Z">Mon 11 Oct 2021</span>Youth & Community Dance Intern, Yorkshire Dance / Mon 11 Oct 2021

Yorkshire Dance is seeking an enthusiastic person with experience of working in the dance/ arts sector to join their thriving Youth and Community team. This internship aims to be a broad introduction to Youth and Commun...

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