South Square Gallery and Centre

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South Square is a visual arts resource centre based within a Grade II listed building in Thornton, Bradford, West Yorkshire. It is home to South Square Gallery, a grassroots exhibition space that showcases an exciting programme of contemporary art and related events. The square also incorporates a community space, artists' studios, fine art framer, cafe and exhibition spaces for local artists.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Artist studio or collective

Opening hours

February - December
Tues - Sun, 12:00 - 15:00
And by appointment.

Closed: Mondays, Bank Holidays and all of January.

Admission charges

Free admission, donations welcome.

Additional info

The centre includes a welcoming vegetarian and vegan cafe, open the same times as the gallery.

Wheelchair access to downstairs areas and stairlift to upper floor.

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
A Woodland Tale

A Woodland Tale | Group Show | 03 December 2016 - 29 January 2017

  • 3 December 2016 — 26 February 2017 *on now

Julia Ogden | Stef Mitchell | Maggie Magoo Designs | Folded Forest | AJC Paperart

Journey through the trees to discover a tale of Woodland wonder.

Nature abounds at the Calver Gallery this Winter as you take a walk through a Woodland world of contemporary craft and design. Five Yorkshire based artists and designer-makers were selected to showcase their work, celebrating the beauty and charm of the British Woodlands’ native flora and fauna.

Discover a collection of high quality and captivating original artwork and unique handmade gifts available to buy and own this festive season - from delicate monoprints of winter ferns, to intricate paper-cuts of foxes basking in the moonlight.

Preview Night – Friday 02 December 2016

Suitable for

  • Any age


Free Admission


Romily Alice

Always Turned On | Romily Alice

  • 31 January — 28 February 2017 *on now

South Square Gallery presents a solo exhibition of Romily Alice’s neon work from two ongoing series which explore the relationship between the digital landscape and women's bodies.

There will also be a drawing activity led by artists Bryony Pritchard and Gerry Turvey 5.30pm-7pm 3rd February. The workshop is free and open to all abilities. Please email to book a place.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Free Admission


South Square Gallery and Centre
South Square
West Yorkshire
BD13 3LD





01274 834 747

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