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West Yorkshire Print Workshop (WYPW)

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  1. West Yorkshire Print Workshop (WYPW) is based in the town of Mirfield just 15 mins by car and 8 mins by train from Huddersfield town centre. WYPW provides open access printmaking, from screen printing to etching to letterpress.

    There is a regular programme of printmaking courses and other related activities including arts and crafts, artists talks, exhibitions and creative workshops for young people and children with disabilities. In addition there are ten artists studios, these are home to professional artists who work and exhibit regionally and nationally.

    WYPW prides itself in offering support to artists and creative businesses by providing printmaking facilities, affordable studio spaces and exhibiting opportunities for members.

    Open:
    Monday 10.30am to 6pm
    Tuesday 10.30am to 10pm
    Wednesday 10.30am to 6pm
    Thursday 10.30am to 6pm
    Friday 10.30am to 6pm
    Saturday 10.30am to 3pm


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West Yorkshire Print Workshop

75a Huddersfield Road, Mirfield WF14 8AT

01924 497646

Organisation last updated

  1. 20 November 2018

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  1. West Yorkshire Print Workshop, 75A, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield, WF14 8AT
    1. There is a toilet with some facilities for people with disabilities but it may not be suitable for everybody. Please contact the group if you need further information. Partially accessible toilet
    Entry to WYPW is at street level, there is wheelchair access to the gallery spaces, screen printing and toilet facilities on this level. Access to the print rooms on the floor below is by accessing an external ramp to the side of the building. Please conta

History

  1. West Yorkshire Print Workshop is a registered charity (1010125) and was founded in 1981 as the Kirklees Arts Space Society. It opened to the public as a gallery space in 1984. In 1995 it became Eastthorpe Visual Arts and adopted its present name, West Yorkshire Print Workshop (WYPW) in 2004. It is a Regularly Funded Organisation of the Arts Council England, Yorkshire. WYPW is based in the former Victorian Church School adjacent to St Paul's Church and is situated in Mirfield town centre.

    WYPW exists to support artists and creative businesses. It achieves this through the provision of open access printmaking facilities, affordable studio spaces, exhibiting opportunities for members and specialist printmaking workshops and courses. WYPW also runs a regular programme of general art courses which utilise the skills and specialisms of our studio holders.

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