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

Kirklees Innovation Vouchers Scheme to support Businesses / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-05-25T00:00:00Z">Wed 25 May 2022</span>Kirklees Innovation Vouchers Scheme to support Businesses / Wed 25 May 2022

Start-ups (1 year+), sole traders, micro and small (up to 50 employees) businesses in Kirklees can apply for grant funding of £1,500 - £5000 towards a...

Urgent Call Out for a  Musician/Band to perform / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-05-23T00:00:00Z">Mon 23 May 2022</span>Urgent Call Out for a Musician/Band to perform / Mon 23 May 2022

Kirklees Council have an opportunity for a musician or band to take to the Greenhead Park bandstand stage as part of the Queen’s Jubilee Big Lunch fam...

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. T...

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 Ac...

Kirklees Pride 2022 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-07-09T00:00:00Z">Sat 09 Jul 2022</span>Kirklees Pride 2022 / Sat 09 Jul 2022

Pride is a celebration of people coming together in love and friendship, to show how far LGBTQ+ rights have come and how in some places there is still...

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 Histori...

My Opportunities

Artist Opportunity: Sunny Bank Mills Christmas Market, Leeds / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-06-15T00:00:00Z">Wed 15 Jun 2022</span>Artist Opportunity: Sunny Bank Mills Christmas Market, Leeds / Wed 15 Jun 2022

Applications are open for the Sunny Bank Mills Christmas Market! Running from Friday 25th - Sunday 27th November 2022. Are you and Artist, Designer...

Kirklees Innovation Vouchers Scheme for Businesses / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2023-03-01T00:00:00Z">Wed 01 Mar 2023</span>Kirklees Innovation Vouchers Scheme for Businesses / Wed 01 Mar 2023

Start-ups (1 year+), sole traders, micro and small (up to 50 employees) businesses in Kirklees can apply for grant funding of £1,500 - £5000 towards a...

Without Walls: Support for Creation &amp; Touring of Outdoor Shows / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-07-06T00:00:00Z">Wed 06 Jul 2022</span>Without Walls: Support for Creation & Touring of Outdoor Shows / Wed 06 Jul 2022

Without Walls invites artists and companies to request support for the creation and touring of new outdoor work for presentation in 2023. This Open...

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. L...

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