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

Support with finding funding from TSL Kirklees / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-05-19T00:00:00Z">Thu 19 May 2022</span>Support with finding funding from TSL Kirklees / Thu 19 May 2022

Do you want support with finding funding? Third Sector Leaders Kirklees (TSL) can help you work out what funding you need and find the right funder. They can work with you on a one-to-one basis, or you can go along to on...

Queen&apos;s Platinum Jubilee - Kirklees celebrations / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-05-19T00:00:00Z">Thu 19 May 2022</span>Queen's Platinum Jubilee - Kirklees celebrations / Thu 19 May 2022

There will be many events and activities taking place across Kirklees celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee across the special extended bank holiday weekend from Thursday 2 to Sunday 5 June 2022. To find out what's...

Match It is back for 2022 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-05-19T00:00:00Z">Thu 19 May 2022</span>Match It is back for 2022 / Thu 19 May 2022

Match It is One Community’s support fund that makes your donors’ donations twice as impactful. One Community will match your fundraising efforts over a 3-month period. To get you started, you'll be supplied with a so...

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 ...

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 ...

Queen&apos;s Platinum Jubilee - celebrations in Kirklees / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-06-02T00:00:00Z">Thu 02</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2022-06-05T00:00:00Z">Sun 05 Jun 2022</span> <span>(4 days)</span>Queen's Platinum Jubilee - celebrations in Kirklees / Thu 02 to Sun 05 Jun 2022 (4 days)

Join in the events and activities taking place across Kirklees to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee across the special extended bank holiday weekend from Thursday 2 to Sunday 5 June 2022. There will be Beacon lig...

My Opportunities

The Kirklees General Fund / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-05-31T00:00:00Z">Tue 31 May 2022</span>The Kirklees General Fund / Tue 31 May 2022

One Community Foundation supports general charitable and community activity in Kirklees. One Community have multiple funds that all work to the same quarterly grants panel schedule; this means their panels simultaneously...

The Deighton and Brackenhall Fund / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-05-31T00:00:00Z">Tue 31 May 2022</span>The Deighton and Brackenhall Fund / Tue 31 May 2022

This One Community fund is open to applications from charitable organisations operating in the Deighton & Brackenhall areas of Huddersfield. Deadline for applications: The fund will open for applications on April 1s...

Help create a Creative Dementia Arts Practice Handbook: Webinar / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-05-17T00:00:00Z">Tue 17 May 2022</span>Help create a Creative Dementia Arts Practice Handbook: Webinar / Tue 17 May 2022

Dr. Richard Coaten and Maria Pasiecznik Parsons of Creative Dementia Arts Network are embarking on a co-edited Creative Dementia Arts Practice Handbook (Jessica Kingsley Press) for publication in 2023 They need YOU to...

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