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gentle exercise

Gentle Exercise - Northcliffe Church, Main Hall

22. May 2024, 10:00 – 11:00 am

A gentle seated exercise class suitable for all levels of ability.

Cost: £5 per session


When: Wednesday 10.00am-11.00am

Contact: Liz 07505145153

tea and social

Afternoon Tea & Social - ASDA, Community Room

22. May 2024, 11:30 – 2:30 pm

Fancy socialising and spot of afternoon tea? This group for older Shipley residents enjoy an afternoon tea of sandwiches and cakes, entertainment, bingo, quizzes and music.

Supported by Bradford Council.

Cost: £4.00

Where: Kirkgate Centre - Room 4

When: Wednesdays from 11.30am - 2.30pm

Contact: Kirkgate Centre, tel: 01274 580186


texan dancing

Texas Rose Line Dancing - Groove Pad

22. May 2024, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Texas Rose Line Dancing organises Line Dancing Classes in Shipley. 
 A friendly and informal line dancing group, suitable for beginners.

Cost: £4.00 per session

When: Wednesday  1.00pm-3.00pm & Monday 7.00pm-9.00pm


gentle exercise

A Problem Shared - Shipley Library

24. May 2024, 9:45 – 11:15 am

Learn simple ways to manage pain better.

Cost: £2.00 per session

When: Friday 9.45am - 11.15am


watercolour painting

Watercolour Painting Group - Northcliffe Church, Birklands Room

24. May 2024, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

A weekly social self-led group.

Bring your own project and enjoy painting and drawing in good company.
Bring along your own equipment, (there are some tester' materials to get you started) and share ideas, tips and develop skills.

Supported by the Big Lottery Fund.

Booking not essential.

When: Weekly on Fridays, 1.00pm-3:00pm
Cost: £2.00  per session

Contact: Call the Kirkgate Centre on 01274 580186

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Dance On - Shipley Library

24. May 2024, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

A fun way to get moving, improve fitness, socialise and make new friends. 

Provided by Yorkshire Dance.

Cost: £3.00
When: Weekly on a Friday, 1.00pm to 3.00pm

Contact: Vick at the Kirkgate Centre

Tel: 01274 580186


meet and eat at kirkgate

Meet & Eat - NEET

27. May 2024, 9:30 – 12:30 pm

A friendly group who meet weekly to enjoy a warm meal and enjoy chat.

Come to help prepare the meal 9.30am, have a natter or listen to a guest speaker appox 10.30am (once a month).

This session is for over 55s and is supported by Bradford Council and the Big Lottery Fund.

When: Weekly on Mondays, 10:00am-12:30pm
Cost: £4.00
Contact: The Kirkgate Centre on 01274 580186


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oil painting shipley kirkgate

Painting With Oils - Northcliffe Church, Birklands Room

27. May 2024, 12:00 – 2:00 pm

A self-run group. Enjoy painting in a friendly and supportive environment.

Bring along your materials, or there are 'tester' materials of paints oils and acrylics available to get you started.

Wear clothes you don't mind getting marked as these paints are not water-based.

When: Weekly on Mondays, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Cost: £3.00 per class

Contact: Call the Kirkgate Centre on 01274 580186


gentle exercise

KC Afternoon Film - Northcliffe Church, Birklands Room

27. May 2024, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Join us for a cuppa and a feature film.

Cost: £3.00 per session

When: Monday 1.00pm - 3.00pm


gentle exercise

KC Gardening Group - Shipley Library

28. May 2024, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Join and help renovate the library garden. 

When: Tuesday 1.00pm - 3.00pm


Bradford belles

Bradford Belles - Q20

28. May 2024, 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Bradford Belles, for older women.

Join us for some relaxing movement, dance, laughter and friendship.

Devising the occasional outdoor performance with experienced facilitators from dance, performance and theatre backgrounds. 

You're welcome anytime.

Cost: Contribution are welcome towards refreshments and the community centre

When: Tuesday evening from 4.00pm-6.00pm




bradford meditation

Zen Meditation - Baptist Church

28. May 2024, 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Zen is not a philosophy or religion, but rather a practice and attitude to life. Experience this in a new Zen meditation class. We welcome all newcomers and ask if coming for the first time you let Kate know and arrive by 6.45pm for a short introduction.

Cost: £4.00

When: Tuesday evening from 7.00pm - 8.00pm

Contact: Kate

Tel: 07486160026