Makey Wakey Residents

Find out about the fantastic individuals and organisations in residence in Makey Wakey spaces.

Wakefield on Tap

A free exhibition looking back and celebrating the iconic pubs, clubs and bars of Wakefield. Hosted in the upper mall of The Ridings Shopping Centre, the exhibition will run from the 17 – 26 of May, 10:00 – 16:00 daily.

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Wakefield on Tap exhibition logo, The Riding Shopping Centre

CoActive Arts

CoActive is an arts organisation dedicated to working with people with learning difficulties, welcoming anyone into their group, providing a safe and creative sanctuary.

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Stride Theatre

Stride Theatre facilitates people with varying needs to create innovative theatre based practice and performance.

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Crafting4good is a not-for-profit social enterprise making creativity accessible, affordable and as green as possible to promote wellbeing and positive mental health.

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foh-toh is a live photographic diary for the Wakefield district, capturing key moments from a local perspective.

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Foto exhibition in unit at The Ridings shopping centre

The Merrie Collective

A group of local young creatives challenging the balance of Wakefield’s art scene through original visual artwork and site-specific installation within the community.

Watch as The Merrie Collective explore how the circulation of accessable and thought-provoking artwork can transform a city as we move towards a more inclusive art scene.

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Young Lives Consortium

Young Lives Consortium (YLC) is a membership organisation of Voluntary and Community Sector groups working with children and young people aged 0-19 years across the Wakefield District.

They aim to represent, support and strengthen VCS organizations providing services for children, young people, and families by administering a range of services. These include timely and up to date information, advocacy and representation, expertise, skills share, training, and much more.

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Jasmine Pottery Studios

Jasmine Pottery Studios is a creative space aiming to bring the joy of pottery to all ages and abilities by providing educational community classes.

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Jasmine Pottery Studios logo

Helen Thomas

Helen Thomas is a visual artist based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Helen creates drawings and paintings in response to plants and place.

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My Eco Baby CIC

My Eco Baby is a Community Interest Company, selling used baby and children items to prevent them from going to landfill and provide a much needed service to parents and carers.

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More tenants

More information about these organisations coming soon!

  • The Real Junk Food Project
  • 2SureThreads
  • City of Sanctuary
  • My Eco Baby
  • Northern Fringe Gallery
  • Inspire Arts

Past Residents

  • Fabric of our Lives Exhibition
  • Home Transfer
  • Spectrum People

We want to hear from you?

Have an idea to make art, make change, make a difference? Then we might have just the space for you!

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