Tuesday - Saturday
10-30am - 3pm
12 - 3pm

Plenty at the Square

Tuesdays - Sunday
09.30am - 3.30pm

The Watchmaker

Wednesday - Fridays
From 4pm
Saturday & Sunday
From 3pm


01274 834747


Thornton Road, Bradford, BD13 3LD


South Square is a collection of 19th Century workers cottages, in the old Yorkshire village of Thornton, famous for its Brontë connections and its impressive 20-arch viaduct.

Renovated as a community arts centre in 1982, South Square Centre is now home to ten studio spaces for a variety of artists, as well as a gallery, community spaces, archive, fine art framers, bar and a cafe.

The centre hosts community events and activities for all ages, including an ongoing workshop programme and provides community spaces available to hire.


Programme Manager

Visual Arts Festival – Steering Group Opportunity

Call Out for Steering Group MembersPaid Opportunity A unique opportunity has arisen for artists and freelancers  and producers to take part and shape Bradford’s first dedicated visual arts festival, which will take place in 2025. South Square Centre, Bradford Producing Hub and Bradford 2025 have come together to develop and

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Programme Manager

Volunteer at South Square

Volunteer at South Square South Square Centre is run by Thornton and Allerton Community Association and is a registered charity. The centre is managed on a part-time basis by a small team of staff. South Square Centre’s success builds on the commitment of its volunteers. To enable us to sustain

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Donate to South Square Centre

South Square Centre is a registered charity. Donations support the centre to deliver its activity programme and provide a safe and inclusive space for workshops, classes and activities. Where possible our activities will be free of charge. Your donation helps us to ensure it stays this way.

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