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!
Top 10 Events
Ilkley Film Festival - February
Saltaire World Heritage Weekend - April
Haworth 1940's Weekend - May
Saltaire Arts Trail - May
Bradford Festival - June
Bingley Music Live - August
Ilkley Summer Festival - August
Saltaire Festival - September
Ilkley Literature Festival - October
Haworth Steam Punk Weekend - November
29 September 2014 to 04 October 2014
30 September 2014 to 09 November 2014
04 September 2015 to 06 September 2015
Mon 29 Sep - Sat 4 Oct 2014
The sequel to Dreamboats and Petticoats! What happened to 'Bobby & Laura' and 'Norman & Sue'? Their story contines...
Thu 2 Oct 2014
In commemoration of the World War One centenary, Ilkley Film Festival presents a new compilation of comedies, dramas, travelogues and newsreels of the time, taken from the British Film Institute National Archive.
Fri 3 Oct 2014
Aled Jones MBE - singer, actor, author, broadcaster, TV presenter, musical theatre performer and part-time dancer invites you to spend a sensational evening with him
Sun 5 Oct 2014
Ultimate Eagles celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Iconic Eagles Reformation album, Hell Freezes Over
Tue 7 Oct 2014
We're delighted to welcome back Omid Djalili with his brand new show.
Tue 7 - Sat 11 Oct 2014
A new dramatisation of Pat Barker's haunting Booker-nominated novel
Thu 9 Oct 2014
Join John up close and personal as he tries out new material in advance of his autumn UK arena shows. Suitable for over 16's only
Fri 10 Oct 2014
Our first visiting orchestra of the season is the distinguished Russian State Philharmonic, an old favourite of Bradford audiences.
Sat 11 Oct 2014
Jon Richardson is checking his tyre pressures, hoovering his floor mats and putting an emergency packed lunch in the boot of his car, ready to hit the road again with a brand new tour, Nidiot.