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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
9am – 3pm
Tuesday, Wednesday: full menu
Friday and Saturday: cakes and coffees

Front Room Disco

Front Room Disco

Saturday 18 November

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.

Captain Fantastic

Captain Fantastic

Saturday 25th November 2017
Doors open 7.30pm
£4 (£3 unwaged)

When a father who’s brought up his children deep in a forest takes them back into mainstream society, they begin questioning much he has taught them. A deft critique of both capitalist & counter culture. Stick it to the man!

"There are many tonal plates being spun here; the lack of a deafening crash is impressive. It comes down, you suspect, to the film's embrace of its own contradictions."

Financial Times

"The mood shifts constantly, so that at any given moment the family's lifestyle seems either ideal or like a mild form of child abuse."

The Stranger

"It's Little Miss Sunshine for Bernie Sanders fans."

Sunday Times

Our bar is open

Mid-Winter Market

Shipley Alternative Mid-Winter Market

Saturday, 2 December 2017
11.00am 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.
December's is a mid-winter market, so expect stalls ranging from hand made Christmas gifts to artisan breads and everything in between.
Click here for more details

Our cafe is open
Kirkgate Centre, 01274 580186

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Fret / Ex-Easter Island head / Bonnacons of Doom / Sophie Colleta

Saturday 2nd December

Recently named in The Guardian as one of the best regular nights in the UK, Shipley's infamous sonic laboratory is a night of experimental and DIY music run entirely by local volunteers. We've live music this time from Birmingham, Liverpool and London, but quite probably not of this Earth... 

Golden Cabinet ticket sales

Our bar is open

Groovers in teh Heart

Groovers in the Heart

Friday, 8 December 2017
8pm to 11.30pm
£5 tickets online only

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

Click here for tickets

Click here for the Groovers facebook page

Our bar is open.

Lego Fun Day

Lego Fun Day

Saturday 16 December
£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

Dabble Do & Tinker

Dabble, Do & Tinker

Saturday 27th January 2018 Fourth Saturday of the month
£2 per child

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

Our cafe is open
Nicola 07914 495626, Paula 07914 389726