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

Performing Arts - Specific Details for Roadmap Out of Lockdown / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-02-23T00:00:00Z">Tue 23 Feb 2021</span>Performing Arts - Specific Details for Roadmap Out of Lockdown / Tue 23 Feb 2021

You will have heard the Prime Minister has set out his Covid-19 Reponse - Spring 2021 which presents the step by step roadmap to reopening. This roadmap has been informed by the latest scientific evidence and seeks a...

Event industry on brink of collapse, says new research / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-02-17T00:00:00Z">Wed 17 Feb 2021</span>Event industry on brink of collapse, says new research / Wed 17 Feb 2021

Event businesses are under such immense pressure that they are now on the brink of collapse. That’s according to the Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP) following new research, co-ordinated by the Production Se...

A big success for Screen Yorkshire’s Crew Service / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-02-15T00:00:00Z">Mon 15 Feb 2021</span>A big success for Screen Yorkshire’s Crew Service / Mon 15 Feb 2021

Screen Yorkshire’s Crew Service Secures Over 3000 Days of Work in First Six Months! A new crew service launched by Screen Yorkshire’s Film Office has secured 3,127 days' work for skilled freelancers working in the reg...

My Events

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...

Black History Month: October 2020 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-10-01T00:00:00Z">Thu 01</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2020-10-30T00:00:00Z">Fri 30 Oct 2020</span> <span>(1 month)</span>Black History Month: October 2020 / Thu 01 to Fri 30 Oct 2020 (1 month)

October is Black History Month (BHM) in the UK and it has been celebrated nationwide every year for nearly 40 years. Each year Kirklees celebrates Black History Month and this year due to the coronavirus situation many o...

My Opportunities

Studio Holder Support Role with East Street Arts / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-04-06T00:00:00Z">Tue 06 Apr 2021</span>Studio Holder Support Role with East Street Arts / Tue 06 Apr 2021

East Street Arts is looking for someone with a real passion and dedication for supporting artists in their work. If you’re someone who enjoys supporting artists to realise their ambitions, is skilled at cultivating re...

Applied Creativity Labs for Young People in Yorkshire / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-02-28T00:00:00Z">Sun 28 Feb 2021</span>Applied Creativity Labs for Young People in Yorkshire / Sun 28 Feb 2021

IVE are looking for 16-25 year olds to take part in a free Applied Creativity Lab via Zoom, working together in groups to address the mental health crisis escalated by the pandemic, starting next Monday 1st March 2021. ...

March 2021 Art Lab / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-03-01T00:00:00Z">Mon 01 Mar 2021</span>March 2021 Art Lab / Mon 01 Mar 2021

Art Lab is a monthly meet-up for artists and art practitioners to discuss their work, concurrent ideas and critical thinking. It’s open to anyone who would like to attend and contribute constructively. Art Lab is for...

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