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Bradford Writers Circle

Bradford Writers’ Circle

First and Third Monday of the month, 7-9pm, £2

Whether a beginner or experienced, all writers are welcome. This group offers mutual support and feedback to those wanting to write creatively.
There is an annual £7 membership fee.

Tina Watkin, 01274 834273


Craft Club

Craft Club

First Wednesday of the month, 7-9pm
Third Wednesday of the month, 1-3pm

A friendly group of creative ladies that meet every month on an afternoon and evening. You can attend both sessions, or just the afternoon or evening. This is an open drop-in group – just come along!
Supported by the Big Lottery Fund

Our cafe is open (daytime only)
Kirkgate Centre, 01274 580186


Doodle Club

Doodle Club

Bi-monthly on a Saturday afternoon. 2.30-3.30pm
£2.50 per person or £4 per family

Creative and fun art sessions with a fun theme for all ages. No matter what your drawing skills, you’ll learn something new. Plentiful materials, tuition and inspiration.
Check our calendar for the next event.

Our cafe is open


Kirkgate Art and Craft Group

Kirkgate Art and Craft Group

Every Tuesday 10-11.30am (term-time only). £2

A friendly and supportive group for over 55s, exploring a wide range of art and craft techniques.
Supported by the Big Lottery Fund

Our cafe is open
Kirkgate Centre, 01274 58086


Kirkgate Book Group

Kirkgate Book Group

Fourth Thursday of the month, 2-3pm. £2

If you love reading and literature, this small and friendly group may be for you. They select and discuss a different novel every month - books are provided free of charge by Bradford Libraries.
Supported by the Big Lottery Fund

Light refreshments are provided
Kirkgate Centre, 01274 580186


Lego Fun Day

Lego Fun Day

Third Saturday every month, 1.30-4pm. £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.

Our cafe is open
James, 07747 042959


Let

Let’s Get Creative

Second Saturday of the month, 2–4pm. £2.50 per child

Lets get creative with Sponge Tree! Nature art and traditional craft skills for all the family. From textiles to printmaking with a little bit of Sponge Tree magic thrown in...

Our cafe is open
Nicola 07914 495626, Paula 07914 389726
www.sponge-tree.com


Sponge Tree

Mindful Making

Mondays 10-12pm (term time only)

This group for the over-55s focuses on meditation, mindfulness and creativity.
Supported by the Big Lottery Fund

Nicola 07914 495626, Paula 07914 389726
www.sponge-tree.com


Painting with Chris

Painting with Chris

Thursdays, 10am–12pm, £2

A hands-on painting class For over the 55s. Most people who join this class have never painted, but soon find themselves producing landscapes with acrylic paints on canvas.
This is a practical class, so please wear clothes you don’t mind getting paint on!
Supported by the Big Lottery Fund

Kirkgate Centre, 01274 580186


Sponge Tree Saplings

Saplings

Every Tuesday, 9.30-11.30am (term time only)
£2.50 per child (£1 for under 1’s)

Very popular play sessions for pre-school children that link nature with colour and creativity.  Providing hands on learning and discovery about what is happening in the outside world, through sensory + natural art, craft and play, stories, music and singing.

Our cafe is open
Nicola 07914 495626, Paula 07914 389726
www.sponge-tree.com


Shipley Alternative

Shipley Alternative

Occaisonal Saturdays, 11-3pm. Free entry

The Shipley Alternative is a popular, occasional marketplace for creative makers, up-cyclers and other imaginative traders from the Shipley area.
The Shipley Alternative is on the following Saturdays this year:
• 25th June
• 5th October
• 3rd November
• 1st December
Admission is free.
Stalls are charged at £5 each and must apply online - click here for details.

Kirkgate Centre, 01274 580186


Shipley Bread Group

Shipley Bread Group

Occaisonal meetings, usually on a Sunday

A group which explores the pleasures of making your own bread. All sorts of artisan breads are made in a friendly social setting.

Kirkgate Centre, 01274 580186