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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 3.30pm Monday to Friday.

Community Cafe
Our community cafe is open Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 3pm

Kirkgate Centre
39a Kirkgate

Shipley
West Yorkshire
BD18 3EH
UK
Tel: 01274 580186
Lottery Funded
Plenty To Do…
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Kirkgate
Community Cafe

Serving delicious fresh coffees, soups, sandwiches and cakes.
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Shake Rattle and Rhyme

Shake, Rattle and Rhyme

Every Wednesday
10.30–11.15am
£2 per child

A fun weekly session for pre-schoolers and their parents and carers, involving singing and music making.
There's space afterwards for parents to chat and supervise their children to play until 1pm.

Our cafe is open
Jessika 07726 735932


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Doodle Club

June
29
Saturday 29th June, CANCELLED

Really sorry – this has been unavoidably cancelled.
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.
The theme for June is Imagined Museum.

Our cafe is open


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Repair Cafe

June
29
Saturday 29th June
10.30–12.30pm
Donation

Rather than chuck stuff away, bring it along to Shipley Repair Cafe and get help from volunteers to repair it.

Please let the Repair Cafe know what you're bringing in advance. They can be contacted via email, twitter or Facebook (links below).

MCF Bikery are also along, providing free (parts at cost) servicing for your bikes – get ready for the summer holidays>

Our cafe is open
Kirkgate Centre, 01274 580186


Groovers in teh Heart

Groovers in the Heart

June
29
Saturday 29 June 2019
8pm to 11.30pm
£5 tickets online

Once, twice, three times a groover…
A evening of dance and cocktails, with a distinctly soul, funk and disco vibe.

Click here for tickets

Our bar is open.


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Shipley Alternative

July
6
Saturday, 6th July
10.00am to 3.00pm
Free entry

The Shipley Alternative is a popular occasional marketplace for creative makers, up-cyclers and other imaginative traders from the Shipley area.
Refill Shipley will be along with plastic free everyday items - bring your jars and bottles for a fill-up!
Markets are themed and run about six times a year.

The market is back again in October.
Click here for more details

Our cafe is open
Kirkgate Centre, 01274 580186


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Meet and Eat

Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

While some members of these social groups enjoy cooking and baking, others enjoy games and activities — something for everyone!

Cook and Eat: Enjoy a twi course meal and social time
Mondays 9:30am to 12:30pm, £4

Soup and Social: Enjoy soup and handmade bread
Tuesdays 10am to 2pm, £3

Afternoon Tea and Social: enjoy a light meal and entertainment
Wednesdays: 11:30am to 3pm, £3

Supported by Bradford Council.

Kirkgate Centre, 01274 580186



Lego Fun Day

Lego Fun Day

July
20
Saturday 20th July
12.30pm–3.00pm
£2.00 per family

Once a month, the main hall of the Kirkgate Centre is filled with Lego, Kinex, Meccano for children (and parents) creating all kinds of amazing things.
Parents must supervise their children.

Our cafe is open
Kirkgate Centre 01274 580186


Front Room Disco

Front Room Disco

July
20
Saturday 20th July
8—11.30pm
£4.00

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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Dabble, Do & Tinker

July
27
Saturday 27 July
10.30am to 12.30pm
£2 per child

Science + Art = FUN. Nature, science, art and craft skills for all the family on the 4th Saturday of the month.
The theme for June is Marvellous Machines and for July is Volatile Volcanos!

Parents must supervise their children.

Our cafe is open
Nicola 07914 495626, Paula 07914 389726
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