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A community centre and development trust providing space, support and resources to our local community in Shipley, West Yorkshire.

Office hours
The centre is open for community use every day and evening, including weekends.
The office is staffed between 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Saturday.

Kirkgate Centre
39a Kirkgate

West Yorkshire
BD18 3EH
Tel: 01274 580186
Lottery Funded
Plenty To Do…
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Kirkgate Centre Cafe
Our community café is open for everyone, serving delicious coffees light snacks and delicious Edward Street cakes.
On Tuesdays and Wednesdays we serve a full menu of freshly cooked meals.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9am – 3pm
Full menu
Saturdays, 10am – 2pm . Coffees, teas & cakes.

Lego Fun Day

Lego Fun Day

Saturday 16 June
£2.00 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

Wanted: experienced cleaner!

We are recruiting an experienced cleaner for the centre, 2 hours per morning. Please call Paul or Nicole on 01274 580186 or drop in with your CV. You can click here to contact us by email as well.
Were are a Living Wage employer.

Kirkgate Centre, 01274 580186

Front Room Disco

Front Room Disco

Saturday 16 June

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).
Please visit the Front Room Disco Facebook page (link below) for details of tickets.
A bar serves local ales, quality wines and soft drinks.

Our bar is open.

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The old Shipley Town Council

Shipley Town Council Summer Solstice Celebration

Saturday 23 June

A return vist for Plumhall, this time to support the creation of a new Shipley Town Council, with local bluesman Gerry Cooper completes completing the lineup.
There will also be a quiz and raffle and an opportunity to sign the petition for a council if you haven't already done so.

Our bar is open.

Dabble Do & Tinker

Dabble, Do & Tinker

Saturday 30th May 2018 Fourth Saturday of the month
£2 per child

Science + Art = FUN. Nature, science, art and craft skills for all the family.

Sessions for this year are:

June 30th - Music Makers:
Build your own band
July 28th - We are sailing:
Create a floating machine and test it out
Aug 25th - Bridging the gap:
Explore making bridges and how they hold 
Sept 29th - Wind power:
The power of wind, can you make it move?
Oct 27th - Spooky science:
Come and experiment in our spooky lab

Our cafe is open
Nicola 07914 495626, Paula 07914 389726

Repair Cafe

Shipley Repair Café

Saturday 14th July 2018
10.30am – 12.30pm

Shipley Repair Café is where people can come with their broken things and get help from local volunteers to fix them.

We have a team of volunteers who may be able to help you fix all sorts of household items including furniture, textiles, electrical items, audio equipment, computers, etc.

Please let the repair café know in advance what you intend to bring along. You can send details via twitter, email or Facebook - click on the links below. Everyone is welcome.

We are joined by the Kirkgate Clothes Exchange.

Our cafe is open
Kirkgate Centre, 01274 580186