‘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 August
4-31 Bradford Film Festival
17/18 Model Demo Weekend
16-18 The Bradford Classic
17/18 Shuffle Shuffle Festival
23-25 InFest
7 (and 5 Oct) Faith Trail
19-21 Get Smart Film Festival
21 The Bradford Worthies
5 Yorkshire Choirs Festival
8 Coffee Concert with František Brikcius
12 Coffee Concert with Robert Sudall

to 1 Sep Gaia, Luke Jerram
to 1 Sep David Worsley: Turn of the Wheel
4 Sep-20 Oct By the Hand of… Iconography
to 5 Sep Mannequin Exhibition at Kala Sangam
to 8 Sep Peter Rabbit: Mischief & Mayhem
to 21 Sep Our Plastic Ocean
21 Sep (to 19 Jan 2020) Women Artists: Act I
to 22 Sep We are West Yorkshire
to 31 Oct Helen Burrow: a Brontë Reader
to 3 Nov Studio to Selfie: Portrait Photography
to 10 Nov Modelmania
to 10 Nov Young Open 2019
to 1 Jan 2020 Old Haworth in Pictures
to 1 Jan Patrick Brontë: In Sickness & in Health
to 22 Jan Hello Universe
to 1 Mar Jowett 10 Restoration Project
to 1 Apr Art in the Park
to 14 Jul David Hockney: Self-Portrait with Charlie, 2005

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’