We are an arts and cultural space too, hosting theatre, live music, a creative marketplace, exhibitions and community cinema.
Our community development work supports local neighbourhoods to organise around what they find important, helping to make Shipley a really great place to live.
What's new and coming up
Every Thursday, 9.30 - 11.30am. Free.
Learn English and improve your spoken English. For absolute beginners in English. Contact the Kirkgate Centre on 01274 580186 or email us for further information.
If you have some spoken English, you may also be interested in our English Conversation Club.
Every other Tuesday at 10.30am from 8th September 2015
Are you over 50? Would you like to join a friendly, social swimming group? Join us at the Kirkgate centre on alternate Tuesdays to enjoy a swim at the Shipley Pool.
We then return to the Kirkgate Centre for a free cuppa and a chat.
For more details please call Vick at the Kirkgate Centre on 01274 580186 (Mon-Weds only), email Vick or call in at the centre.
Supported by the Big Lottery Fund
Course begins Thursday 1st October
A basic introduction to spoken Spanish, taught by a native Spanish teacher. The course is free to anyone on means-tested benefits, otherwise it costs the £44.10 for seven classes (equivalent of just over £3 per hour).
Please enrol online at the WEA website or call the WEA in Leeds on 0113 245 3304.
Third Saturday of the month, 1.30 - 4pm. Admission: £2 per family
Next event Saturday 15th August.
Once a month, the main hall of the Kirkgate Centre is filled with Lego, Kinex, Meccanno for children (and parents) creating all kinds of amazing things.
A cafe serves affordable hot drinks, fresh crepes and healthy homemade savouries and cakes.
Saturday 15th August from 8pm. £3.
Front Room Disco brings you an eclectic alternative mix of music. Covering indie, alternative, ska, reggae, punk, disco and 80's pop. With Wil Oddsox (Love to Boogie).
A bar serves local ales, quality wines and soft drinks.