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We run a small selection of workshops for all experience levels — letterpress printing on the largest press of its kind in the world, writing workshops with inspiring poets and creative writers, stone carving, bookbinding, calligraphy, signwriting and more.

There will also be some exciting special events, talks coming up too...


The People Powered Press offers community groups and individuals workshop opportunities to write, create and print their own giant works of art using the largest letterpress printing press of its kind in the world.


A beautiful, flexible, creative space just a minute's walk from the centre of Saltaire. Our open-plan space is perfect for creative workshops, talks, meetings, groups and more. The airy, open space can be set up in a wide range of configurations to meet your needs.

This new purpose-built space offers underfloor heating, kitchen access, an enclosed outdoor area and is fully accessible for wheelchair users. All the local amenities of Saltaire, including some brilliant local coffee shops, bakeries, pubs and bars are just a stone's throw away.

Regular or one-off ad-hoc bookings welcome.

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The People Powered Press at Salts Works

Type:Arts Centre

202 Saltaire Road, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18 3JF
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Tel01274 780309

Opening Times

* 9:00-5:00 weekdays; some evening and weekend events; evening and weekend hires available.

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