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
Saturday 8th November from 11am – 1pm. Free to all members.
This is an opportunity for everyone to get together and celebrate the past year while enjoying a light lunch. It's also a great opportunity to find out more about the centre, how it is funded and to raise questions or make suggestions.
It's completely free to members and you can find a membership form and lots more details here.
Saturday 18th October, 1.30 - 4pm. Admission: £2 per family
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 18th October 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.
Saturday 25th October from 7.30pm
Bring tunes that deserve to be heard by others. The theme for this event is "Crime and Punishment"!
A suggested £3 donation can be made on entry to help cover costs. Visit their website for more information.