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  • We Have Moved!

    We Have Moved!

    From today, Monday 29 January, we will officially be based in our temporary home at Bank House, 41 Bank Street, Bradford, BD1 1RD, as construction begins on St Peter’s House as part of our multi million pound capital redevelopment project. Our phone number will stay the same: 01274 303340.  And you […]

  • Kala Sangam receives further funding for the redevelopment of its Grade II arts centre with major grants from The National Lottery Heritage Fund and The Garfield Weston Foundation.

    Kala Sangam receives further funding for the redevelopment of its Grade II arts centre with major grants from The National Lottery Heritage Fund and The Garfield Weston Foundation.

    It was announced today that Kala Sangam, Bradford’s arts centre, has been awarded £2,291,947 by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and £250,000 from The Garfield Weston Foundation to support the company’s ambitious capital plans and enable delivery of a programme of activity with four local, diverse communities. This investment comes […]

  • Kala Sangam announces first off site performances as building closes for redevelopment.

    Kala Sangam announces first off site performances as building closes for redevelopment.

    Kala Sangam will close to the public on 22 December 2023 and tickets are now on sale for the first events of an 18-month programme of performances at venues across the Bradford district while the company’s Arts Centre undergoes a major redevelopment. Beginning at Keighley Creative with a new play […]

  • Kala Sangam launches new commission for Indian Classical artists.

    Kala Sangam launches new commission for Indian Classical artists.

    We are excited to announce a new commission for work in or incorporating Indian classical performance artforms – The Kala Sangam Commission. To mark 30 years of Kala Sangam supporting Indian classical artists in the UK, we are launching a bi-annual commission, offering artists £10,000 to develop a new piece […]

  • Nikhita Devi and Mithun Gill receive Samānatā: South Asian Queer Performance Seed Commissions.

    Nikhita Devi and Mithun Gill receive Samānatā: South Asian Queer Performance Seed Commissions.

    Kala Sangam and Jaivant Patel Company are delighted to announce the first recipients of the Samānatā: South Asian Queer Performance Seed Commissions are Nikhita Devi and Mithun Gill. Nikhita and Mithun will each receive £1250 along with a week of studio time and mentoring support to develop their projects. Nikhita […]

  • SAMĀNATĀ: SOUTH ASIAN QUEER PERFORMANCE SEED COMMISSIONS

    SAMĀNATĀ: SOUTH ASIAN QUEER PERFORMANCE SEED COMMISSIONS

    Jaivant Patel Company, Wolverhampton and Kala Sangam, Bradford are offering seed commissions to 2 South Asian LGBTQIA+ identifying artists/creatives to support the development of innovative new performance-based work. Samānatā translates as equality. Seed commission applications for this performance-based work will place South Asian Queerness at the forefront of its subject […]

  • The Audience Agency Appointed to Evaluate our Capital Project

    The Audience Agency Appointed to Evaluate our Capital Project

    Following a competitive tender process, we are delighted to announce that we have appointed The Audience Agency to deliver the evaluation for our Capital and Arts & Heritage Project. Creative Director, Alex Croft said, ‘We are really excited to be working with the Audience Agency to evaluate the impact our […]

  • Kala Sangam is becoming Bradford Arts Centre

    Kala Sangam is becoming Bradford Arts Centre

    In May 2022 we announced our intention to find a new name for Kala Sangam. Since their appointment in August 2022, our agency partners Out of Place have been hard at work delivering an engagement programme that has seen hundreds of people feed into this rebranding process. Over several months, […]

  • Help us evaluate our Capital and Arts & Heritage Activity 2023-2026

    Help us evaluate our Capital and Arts & Heritage Activity 2023-2026

    Kala Sangam is seeking an evaluator to help us understand the impact of our planned £7m+ Capital refurbishment and the district-wide programme of Arts & Heritage Activity that will accompany it. We are seeking proposals from evaluators (individuals, teams or organisations) with a flexible and adaptable approach to provide both […]

  • Wordsmithery Competition

    Wordsmithery Competition

    We’re excited to partner up with 509 Arts, Bradford Producing Hub and Mind the Gap to bring you the Wordsmithery, a new writing competition.  Bradford is chock full of creative talent, and Wordsmithery is a chance for writers of all kinds to show us what they can do. We are looking for scripts up […]