509 Arts

509Arts is a Bradford‐based creative production and consultancy company, founded by theatre maker Alan Dix. 509 Arts has over 25 years of experience that embraces many art forms and creation on many scales. We also supply a range of strategic consultancy services to the cultural sector.
509 Arts
509 ArtsTuesday, October 31st, 2023 at 3:31pm
🎨🪡 Calling all Textile Artists! 🌟

Are you a talented textile artist looking for an exciting commission opportunity? 509 Arts and BCB Radio invite you to join us in creating an interpretive artwork for Lost Mills and Ghost Mansions. 🧵

🏭 Dive into the rich tapestry of Bradford, a city with a textile history spanning two centuries. This project reflects the diverse and vibrant communities that call Bradford home and pays homage to its textile legacy.

🏛️ We're teaming up with Saltaire Inspired and Bradford Museums and Galleries to bring this vision to life.

🗓️ Mark your calendar! The application deadline is December 4, 2023.

📜 To get all the details, download the commission brief from our website. We're open to applications from individual artists, collaborations, or collectives.

📩 Ready to Apply?: Send your application to

Don't miss your chance to be part of this creative journey. Let your textile artistry shine in the heart of Bradford's cultural celebration! 🪡🎨


#509arts #bradford #textileartistswanted #creativecommission #bradfordarts #CulturalCelebration Made possible by National Lottery Heritage Fund Bradford Council

509 Arts
509 ArtsMonday, October 30th, 2023 at 12:19pm
📸✨ Revisiting the Magic: winners and readers of Wordsmithery! 📖🏆

It was a night to remember as we gathered to celebrate the incredible talents behind our Wordsmithery Writing Competition. 🌟

Our talented readers brought their stories to life with their powerful performances. Check out the pics to see all the winning smiles, reading moments, and glimpses from the night.

As a recap...Wordsmithery is a new writing competition developed by 509 Arts with Kala Sangam , Bradford Producing Hub and Mind the Gap .The competition was designed for Bradfordians aged 16+ who want to write for live performance.

#509arts #wordsmithery #competition #arts #writing #bradford
509 Arts
509 ArtsMonday, October 30th, 2023 at 11:42am
Hey gorgeous people. One for your calendars and diary’s. Our Christmas bandstand and we can not wait to see you all.
Saturday 9th December 12-3pm.
509 Arts
509 ArtsMonday, October 30th, 2023 at 11:42am


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