• Festival of Light
  • Bradford Food & Drink Festival
  • Widescreen Weekend
  • Little Light Nights

Find out more about our packed events calendar

With a packed year round events calendar it means there will definitely be something for everyone to enjoy, whenever you choose to visit. There are exhibitions, international events and festivals, to theatre and live music.

Throughout the summer months there's lots going on including Bradford festivals; the World Curry Festival, the Ilkley Literature Festival, Live Music and Bradford city centre events.

Bradford can certainly put on a show and is well-known for its the Bradford Animation Festival (November) which is organised by the National Media Museum

Wondering what's on in Bradford? Highlights include the Ilkley Summer Festival in August, the Saltaire Festival and Christmas events in Haworth. Make sure you find out what's on in Bradford and don't miss a thing!



Event Highlights

Ilkley Arts

Ilkley Art Trail

Wed 7 - Sun 11 Oct 2015

Ilkley Literature festival

Ilkley Literature Festival

Fri 9 - Sun 18 Oct 2015

Widescreen Weekend

Widescreen Weekend

Thu 15 - Sun 18 Oct 2015

Day of Dance

Saltaire Day of Dance

Sat 17 Oct 2015

Apple Day

Apple Day

Sun 18 Oct 2015

Bradford Food & Drink Festival

Bradford Food and Drink Festival

Fri 30 - Sat 31 Oct 2015

Reindeer Parade

Reindeer Parade

Sun 15 Nov 2015

Haworth Steampunk Weekend

Haworth Steampunk Weekend

Fri 20 - Sun 22 Nov 2015

Haworth 1940s

Haworth 1940s Weekend 2016

Fri 13 - Sun 15 May 2016

Bingley Music Live

Bingley Music Live

Fri 2 - Sun 4 Sep 2016

October Half Term

What to do during October half term  Looking for ideas for the young ones for this October half term? Step this way....  keep them entertained throughout the Half Term! As always, there's loads going on throughout Bradford.

Ilkley Literature Fest Dive into 17 exciting days of events in Ilkley througout October covering everything from how to tackle a cryptic crossword to gluten-free baking, contemporary Spanish fiction and a novel inspired by Wuthering Heights.
HalloweenHave a hauntingly good time this Halloween! Bring your little monsters along for a whole host of Halloween events.  Creepy crafty activities, spooky storytelling, and scary tails.  Laughs, frights and Spooky delights for all the family.

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