The University holds a number of public lectures and concerts each year for the general public. You can find details on the events calendar.
In 2016 the University led celebrations to mark the centenary of Lord Wilson, the former British Prime Minister born in Huddersfield. A full house heard the annual Harold Wilson lecture delivered by Alan Johnson MP.
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival is the UK's largest international festival of new and experimental music and is run in partnership with the University of Huddersfield. It was founded 1978 by the University's Professor Richard Steinitz. To find out about this year's programme of events visit the festival's website.
Since its inception in 2006, the Huddersfield Literature Festival has provided innovative and high profile events to support and showcase both established and new, emerging writers and performers, as well as offering the opportunity to attend workshops and masterclasses. The University of Huddersfield is a supporter of the Festival and many events are held on the University campus.