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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
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Room Hire
Eyes Wide Open
Sponge Tree Saplings
Art and play for pre-school children.
Every term time Tuesday 9.30–11.30am. £2.50 per child (under 1’s £1)
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Record Club
Record Club: three little letters
Saturday 25th June 3.30–11.30pm. Donation.
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Kirkgate Centre

The Kirkgate Centre

The Kirkgate Centre is located in a spacious Victorian school building in the centre of Shipley. Although the building has not been used as a school for nearly thirty years, many of the original features of the school still remain – several rooms still have the original blackboards.

Our rooms
We’ve got the perfect space for you whether you are holding a meeting or a conference, a training event or an exercise class, a community open day or a birthday party!

• a meeting room (available free of charge for local enterprise activities)
• a well equipped training and presentation room
• four large multi-purpose community rooms
• a large main hall

We also have a fully equipped kitchen and can provide refreshments for your activity. Full catering can be arranged upon request.
The Kirkgate Centre is fully licensed for music, film and live performances, and can provide a bar where appropriate.

free wifi
Free internet access is available throughout the centre.

The Kirkgate Centre cafe and bar
Our cafe is open Tuesdays, Wednesday and Saturdays. Our bar is open for weekend evening events.

Why choose the Kirkgate Centre?
• we are managed by and for our community
• we are located in the centre of Shipley
• we are five minutes walk from train and bus links directly to Bradford, Leeds, Ilkley, Otley, Harrogate, Keighley, Skipton and London!
• our building is fully accessible, including accessible toilets
• we have a small free car park, plus a low cost pay and display car park is directly behind the centre
• digital projectors, computers (Mac and PC), DVD, Video, TV, flip charts and OHP are available
• photocopying is available on request
• free wi-fi is available in every room
• a free small meeting/breakout room and work area is available

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Live music at the Kirkgate Centre