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

Studio Vacancies at South Square

Secure long-term studio spaces available at South Square Centre, Thornton, BD13 3LD. Studio 14 is a first floor level studio which benefits from a large amount of light through windows on either side looking into the garden & courtyard. There is an in-build desk and shelves in an alcove. The

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Programme Manager

Arts & Heritage Officer Post

South Square are seeking an Arts & Heritage Officer as part of a 2-year project partnering with Kala Sangam alongside 2 other cultural hubs; Rockwell Centre and Keighley Creative. We are looking for FOUR outstanding candidates to join an exciting 2-year Arts & Heritage community project, across four key Hub

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Programme Manager

Joan Day Bursary 2024

South Square Gallery is pleased to offer an annual bursary to support an emerging, Yorkshire-based artist to create new work and exhibit in the gallery. Emerging artists who use paint as a prominent feature of their practice are invited to apply for an exhibition.  As a tribute to the memory

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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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