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Attraction type:
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Family
  • Galleries & Museums

The Artworks is an Independent Art School and creative powerhouse. We champion the revival of the British Art School with its tradition for invention, opportunity and creativity.
Our highly experienced artist tutors provide quality and accessible arts provision to cultivate truly outstanding arts, design & crafts that is open to all.

We welcome people from all walks of life, to learn to think through their hands. Our collegiate aim, with its rich mix of experience, age, story, and conducive atmosphere is what makes us.

Set in the glorious and historic GII* Industrial Textiles Mill at Shaw Lodge, Halifax, we enjoy world class facilities set in vast spaces. We occupy over 15,000 sq ft across 3 floors with well equipped studios, school workshop, print rooms and galleries where learners develop their skills across a huge range of modern and traditional arts, design and crafts, supporting their progress and advancement toward independent practice and enterprise.

1830 Gallery is a traditional and contemporary art space ideally located in the grade 2 listed Shaw lodge in Halifax. We host a broad range of exhibitions from national and international artists & designers. We also showcases Artworks led events.

Equipped as a professional venue and suitable for a wide range of visitors; lectures, talks, community gatherings, film & photo shoots, conferences, meeting spaces, training days, business away days and more can be catered for. The 1830 Gallery is a spacious, comfortable environment, offering great natural light, exhibition lighting, heating, professional Audio & Visual equipment, a kitchen, conference seating, toilets, and level access.

If you would like to discuss the hire of our 1830 Gallery space please contact Craig Barritt on or Lauren Iredale on