Ace creative places and people to know about in Bradford

Festivals and Events: People and Places that programme events by other people

Training: People and Places where you can learn about live arts and performance related things

Performance Maker: People and Places that make professional live arts and performances

Venue: Places where you can go to see performances on a regular basis

Project: People and Places that aim to develop live arts and performance

509 Arts

509 Arts consults, makes, explores and creates. Based in Yorkshire, working throughout the UK.

30 Chapel Street

A Hub for Social Innovation in Bradford.

154 Collective

A collective of artists creating new engaging work with collaboration at its heart.
Contact via website

BCB Radio

Bradford’s community radio station.
Contact via website

Art Works

Participatory arts charity based at our venue the Delius Arts & Cultural Centre.

The Alhambra

The North’s premier receiving venue
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Bent Architect

Creating fresh, engaging, entertaining theatre for, with & by the communities we live amongst.

Bloomin Buds

Theatre productions and workshops to help young people access opportunities and challenge the class divide.

Bradford College

Bradford College is an award-winning education institution.

Bradford 2025

Bids for the UK City of Culture 2025

Bradford Fringe Festival

Female led, open access, mixed arts festival taking place across Bradford City Centre.

Bradford Literature Festival

From poetry to politics, comics to comedy, a festival celebrating the wonderful world of words.

Bradford Museums

Home to some of the most exciting museums & galleries in Yorkshire.

Bradford Playhouse

A theatre offering performances, venue hire and community productions.

Bradford Producing Hub

Development project for live arts. Training, commissions, advice, spaces, support, R&Ds, events, activities, audiences.

Bread + Roses

Cooperative cafe, co-working and event space on North Parade.
Contact via website

The Brick Box

An international arts company using art, love and magic to inspire people and transform places.

Bronte Parsonage Museum

A  writer’s house museum maintained by the Brontë Society in honour of the Brontë sisters – Charlotte, Emily and Anne.

Common Wealth Theatre

Political, contemporary , site-specific theatre events.

Cecil Green Arts

Community arts CIC made up of circus performers, fine artists, puppeteers and musicians.

Cultural Ecology Project

Creative training program offering female, South Asian, arts practitioners creative opportunities.

Dance United Yorkshire

A charity delivering high-quality contemporary dance projects to hard-to-reach young people across Yorkshire.
E-mail via website


Displace Yourself

A theatre company that uses the power of live performance to promote global equality.
Contact via website

Drunken Film Festival

Bradford’s Indie Film Fest!

Freedom Studios

A contemporary theatre company creating original work and supporting and developing creatives.

Fuse Art Space

Art space, publisher, book shop, music, other stuff.

Hive Bradford

Community arts organisation using creativity to connect, engage & develop individual potential.

Ilkley Literature Festival

The north of England’s oldest and largest literature festival.

Irregular Arts

Irregular (Arts) performance & projects created with people in the space where the arts meets entertainment.

Kala Sangam

An intercultural arts hub which aims to reflect the diversity of the city.

Keighley Creative Space

Keighley Creative Space is for artists and craftspeople as studios, exhibition and rehearsal space.

The Leap

THE LEAP is the new Creative People and Places programme for Bradford

Liberty Arts Yorkshire

Movement, music and theatre classes for the heart and soul.

Mind The Gap

One of Europe’s leading learning disability theatre companies.

Punjabi Roots

Leading group in entertainment for weddings, festivals & events providing: DJ set ups, Bhangra dance, Dhol players, Band Bajas,


Creating and delivering experiences, bespoke & off the shelf.

South Square Centre

Contemporary Art Gallery | Artist Studios | Community Space | Cafe | Framers

Sponge Tree

Providing sensory + natural art, play, workshops and training, in all sectors of the community.

Theatre In The Mill

Your local Bradford theatre supporting artists and developing new work.

Wur Bradford

We do creativity with people in Bradford. Art is for everyone!

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Theatre in the Mill, Off Shearbridge Road, University of Bradford Bradford BD7 1DP (Post code for Sat Navs: BD7 1NX)

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