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Year of Music 2023

Kirklees is a district of world class music that stands proud on its rich and diverse musical heritage.

Music is the beat of our heart. It is the sound of our communities and it is the pulse of our towns and villages.

We are excited to bring you the Year of Music, a range of events, concerts and gigs to showcase the talent in our region!

Year of Music calendar

To see our events for 2021 and 2022 and get involved, visit our news page

Get involved

Year of Music will need the collaboration and commitment of many people and organisations. If you would like to get involved submit your details. We look forward to making it happen together!

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Our Community

The Kirklees music community is active and vibrant, central to our cultural heritage and part of our future. Year of Music champions music which takes place in all corners of our towns and villages.

Music can build social connections and provide a safe space to experience strong human emotions.

The Kirklees music community is active and vibrant, central to our cultural heritage and part of our future.
Across Kirklees there are numerous opportunities to participate in music education and training, studying or following your passion.
Currently across Kirklees there are opportunities to participate in music industry training or studying for qualifications.

Latest News

Year of Music Pre-Launch Event

Kirklees Council has big plans for 2023, as part of the Yorkshire regions plans for a year of culture, a Year of Music for Kirklees.

Year of Music in 2023 – Evaluator Brief

Kirklees Council has committed to deliver a Year of Music in 2023 and is looking for a consultant or organisation to deliver the services of an evaluation framework and report on the impact of the Kirklees Year of Music 2023.
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