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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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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

Oct
19
Saturday 19th Oct
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

Oct
19
Saturday 19th Oct
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

Oct
26
Saturday 26 October
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.

Parents must supervise their children.

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


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Film: Burnt by the Sun

Nov
1
Friday 1st Nov
7.30pm
£4 (£3 unwaged) pay at the door

The second of three films marking 30 years since the fall of the Iron Curtain.
In the USSR of 1936, there is no escape from Stalin’s purges, even for revolutionary heroes. A Chekhovian chronicle of love, family and betrayal in an age of totalitarianism.
There will be a licensed bar.

Our bar is open.


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Shipley Alternative

Oct
5
Saturday, 2nd November
10am to 2pm
Free entry

The Shipley Alternative is a popular occasional marketplace for creative makers, up-cyclers and other imaginative traders from the Shipley area.

We are also joined by Cecil Green Arts, who will be running a lantern making workshop – your chance to make a stunning biker lantern and join in the lantern parade in Lister Park on 1 November.

PLEASE NOTE: Refill Shipley won’t be here for the October market, but are back again in November.

The Shipley Alternative is back again on 2nd November and 7th December.
Click here for more details

Our cafe is open
Kirkgate Centre, 01274 580186


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Repair Cafe

Nov
9
Saturday 9th November
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

Nov
9
Saturday 9 Nov 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.