Temporary Contemporary enlivens vacant spaces in Queensgate market as venues for music, visual art presentations, interventions, projects led by entrepreneurs and artisans, and the creative practices of young people from Huddersfield. The events vary in length from one-night, one-week or longer.

Find out more below about projects past, current and future.


Temporary Contemporary creative spaces past, current and future


Growing Cultures

1 May-26 July 2019

Join participatory artist Jean McEwan to creatively explore your thoughts and ideas, through conversations and creative activities, happening throughout May, June and July.




Parlour is a space to encourage a conversation around arts and artist development opportunities in Kirklees. Parlour is open every Tuesday and Wednesday


Queensgate Market 50th anniversary

Coming soon

To mark Queensgate Market's 50th year in 2020, there will be a dynamic programme of exhibitions, events and commissions.