Discover Bradford, see what you have been missing!
Bradford was once considered to be the wool capital of the world and is now proud to be the first ever UNESCO City of Film.
Bradford has an impressive history and this is reflected in the striking architecture found throughout the city. Take a stroll through Little Germany where you can see Victorian Bradford at its best, or visit the magnificent Cathedral which is full of interesting features. For a totally unique experience visit Undercliffe Cemetery which was opened in 1854 and has been described as one of the most striking achievements of Victorian funerary design!
In contrast the newest feature to amaze you in Bradford is City Park, a brilliant award winning high tech water feature. You can see 100 fountains, laser lights, mist and water effects and much more. The space has gained a reputation for staging a fantastic, high quality programme of events and is very popular during the summer months.
Bradford is also a cultural city with a flourishing arts scene, fascinating exhibitions and beautiful theatres. There are attractions such as the National Media Museum, Cartwright Hall and Impressions Gallery, one of the UK’s most celebrated photography venues and champions emerging talent. Explore the city and discover the hidden gems.
To round off your trip another must try is a 'Bradford curry', as in 2016 Bradford retained the Curry Capital of Britain title for six years in a row. With over 200 Asian restaurants, many award winning, you will definitely find one that will tickle your taste buds. Alternatively try North Parade and the West End area where you will find local independent bars and restaurants, offering something new in Bradford.
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Uncover and explore Bradford District's film destinations
View the new Bradford Film Heritage video to learn more about why Bradford was the first UNESCO City of Film. Then visit the Bradford City Of Film website to view the new web app.
Uncover and explore film destinations around the Bradford District with the Bradford Film Heritage App, and follow in the footsteps of the stars as you visit the many filming locations from Bradford’s past and present.