Free workshops held in Keighley Shopping Center



The BRADFORD Intercultural Festival is back with four family-friendly creative workshops at the Airedale Mall in Keighley this Saturday, October 30.

The festival aims to showcase the diversity of the neighborhood through cultural performances, workshops, interventions and conversations.

Founder Mussarat Rahman said: “Bradford has a rich history of cultures and communities that come to the region. I feel like we have a beautiful cultural melting pot and such beautiful diverse communities within our district. My goal has been to try to provide them with a platform. . ”

The festival, organized in collaboration with BIASAN (Bradford Immigration and Asylum Seekers Support and Advice Network), teamed up with Keighley Creative and local artists for Keighley workshops.

The events are free and anyone can attend. Although people are welcome, reservation is recommended.

The sessions are:

Belly dance with North Wind Tribal. North Wind Tribal will perform just outside of WH Smith from noon to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., with a workshop in their practice space at Keighley Arts Hub from 12:40 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. Feel free to drop by for performances or book at

Creative art workshop One world, one love. 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Jane Sedgwick will guide you through this hands-on workshop that will bring people together to create a unifying and global work of art. Find her in the cafe area near Boots. Welcome or reserve your spot at

Production of films on mobile phone. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Join Louisa Rose Mackleston, of Northern Fortress Film, for a workshop showing how to make a movie just using your own cell phone in one of the empty sales units! No previous experience is necessary. Just bring your phone with you. Book at

Bilingual poetry with Nabeelah. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nabeela Ahmed is a multilingual writer, storyteller, poet and oral artist. She writes and shares her work in English, Urdu and Pahari. Join her in the café area near Boots for a workshop that explores language and poetry. Those who speak only one language are also welcome. Book at

Free booklets featuring an exhibition of works created by Bradfordians, titled Humanizing, will also be available. The artwork was created by refugees, asylum seekers, members of the Deaf Women’s Society, LGBTQI and youth communities.


Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.