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

Lawrence Batley Theatre - Autumn Season now on Sale! / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-08-03T00:00:00Z">Tue 03 Aug 2021</span>Lawrence Batley Theatre - Autumn Season now on Sale! / Tue 03 Aug 2021

The Lawrence Batley Theatre Autumn Season is now on sale! They are back bigger and better than ever, with a brand new auditorium to welcome you back to and some of the very best, most relevant and exciting shows to o...

Join the Banner Campaign promoting Huddersfield&apos;s Creative Offer / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-07-21T00:00:00Z">Wed 21 Jul 2021</span>Join the Banner Campaign promoting Huddersfield's Creative Offer / Wed 21 Jul 2021

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-...

Yorkshire Tourism Industry Response Survey to Lockdown Release / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-07-12T00:00:00Z">Mon 12 Jul 2021</span>Yorkshire Tourism Industry Response Survey to Lockdown Release / Mon 12 Jul 2021

Welcome to Yorkshire are working closely with businesses in the county’s tourism and hospitality industry that are facing the immediate challenges posed by a lack of staff within the sector and the increasing threat that...

My Events

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...

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...

My Opportunities

Head of Public Events &amp; Programming: Manchester Int. Festival / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-08-16T00:00:00Z">Mon 16 Aug 2021</span>Head of Public Events & Programming: Manchester Int. Festival / Mon 16 Aug 2021

MIF invites great artists from across the globe to create extraordinary new work for the Festival, which is staged every two years at venues and found spaces across Manchester. Their future home is The Factory, a world-c...

Music Programme Manager: Diocese of Leeds Music / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-08-25T00:00:00Z">Wed 25 Aug 2021</span>Music Programme Manager: Diocese of Leeds Music / Wed 25 Aug 2021

The post of Music Programme Manager is a full time position for a gifted and dynamic arts administrator. Their Music Programme, recently recognised by a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society award, works with over 7,500...

How To Use TikTok As An Arts Organisation / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-08-24T00:00:00Z">Tue 24 Aug 2021</span>How To Use TikTok As An Arts Organisation / Tue 24 Aug 2021

In this free one-hour webinar, HdK will be sharing advice on breaking into TikTok as an arts organisation. Join via Zoom on Tuesday 24 August at 10:30am UK time. TikTok is a video-sharing social media platform that, ...

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