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City church to live on as centre for arts, culture and religion – Bradford, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 47.478 W 001° 45.559
30U E 581730 N 5961016
Quick Description: An old city Church has been refurbished and now houses an arts and cultural centre. Thus ensuring the building lives as part of the community.
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/5/2011 2:01:47 PM
Waymark Code: WMAEP6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 1

Long Description:
This church is a German church, originally set up by immigrants who set up business in the thriving Bradford woollen trade. The size of the congregation has now dwindled and the church was in need of renovation.

Rather than selling the building, the congregation decided to turn the building into a dual purpose centre. As well as part funding the project they managed to raise outside funds to do the conversion. The building is now used by a number of different bodies and will hopefully serve the community well.

It is still used for church services once a month.

The address is
29 Great Horton Road
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD7 1AA
United Kingdom

The family of the Bradford born composer Frederick Delius used to worship at the church and the family lived just round the corner. In honour of this the centre is called the Delius Arts and Cultural Centre.
Type of publication: Newspaper

When was the article reported?: 8/12/2010

Publication: Yorkshire Post

Article Url: [Web Link]

Is Registration Required?: no

How widespread was the article reported?: regional

News Category: Arts/Culture

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