‘The City Hall expresses the satisfaction of the city’s Victorian fathers in their achievements in a peculiarly Italian way. An annual horse-race around the square would not be inappropriate’

Events coinciding with home games in February
5-9 Yorkshire Games Festival
11 Coffee Concerts at Bradford Cathedral
14 Acosta Danza

to 22 Jan Hello Universe
to 23 Jan Treasures of Nanak at Kala Sangam
to 26 Jan A Flawed Peace?
to 1 Mar Jowett 10 Restoration Project
to 1 Mar Photography Belle Vue Studio Collection
to 8 Mar Printmaking Print Solutions
to 28 Mar Culture Arpita Shah
to 29 Mar Photography Recording the Holocaust
to 29 Mar The Forgotten Showman
to 1 Apr Art in the Park
to 19 Apr Photography British Press Photographers Association
to 14 Jul David Hockney: Self-Portrait with Charlie, 2005
25 Jan (to 10 May) Culture Islamic Metalwork from the Courtauld
25 Jan (to 1 Nov) Photography CH Woods’ Aerial Photography
1 Feb (to 3 May) Photography Kehillah by Nudrat Afza
15 Feb (to 8 Nov) Society Educating Bradford

What to see
You’ll find accounts of Bradford’s tourist attractions in Towns of Two Halves (and of 91 other places: order the book now for £8 from For additional information plus shopping, eating out etc there’s Visit Bradford. For more events coming up look also at Bradford What’s On. Links to local sites include:
Bradford Cathedral
Bradford Industrial Museum
Bradford Police Museum
Brontë Country
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Cliffe Castle Museum
Little Germany
National Science & Media Museum
The Peace Museum

‘It was a museum you could easily spend a day in, if you didn’t have a deep attachment to the Brontës, in which case you would probably be heading east nine miles to Haworth’