Events

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  • Haworth
  • Saltaire

 

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

Bradford Festival - June

Bingley Music Live - August

Ilkley Summer Festival - August

Saltaire Festival - September

Ilkley Literature Festival - October

Haworth Steam Punk Weekend - November

 

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  • Farmers Market at Baildon VillageSat 23 Aug 2014Market takes place on the 4th Saturday of the Month. The only exception in December. Location: Clough Car Park, Browgate.
    25 Trees and Other Pictures by David Hockney at Salts Mill & 1853 GalleryFri 22 - Sun 24 Aug 2014Salts Mill are delighted to be able to extend the latest show by David Hockney here at Salts Mill, featuring three 27-foot-long pictures of Bessingby Road, Bridlington.
    The Bronte Country Tour at KeighleySat 23 - Sun 24 Aug 2014Our open top bus is like no other sight seeing bus. The traditional heritage bus with a passionately knowledgeable driver can either be a sightseeing tour or simply hop on, hop off at the various attractions.
    Ilkley Summer Festival at Ilkley Town Centre Sat 23 - Sat 30 Aug 2014A month long festival of entertainment and events in Ilkley and Ben Rhydding. From brass bands to drum workshops, food demonstrations to jazz musicians, Ilkley Summer Festival has something for everyone!
    A Squash and a Squeeze at Cartwright Hall Art GalleryFri 22 Aug - Sun 9 Nov 2014Follow Julia Donaldson's journey from songwriter for children's television to former Children's Laureate. See how she inspires her readers with story, rhyme and rhythm.
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  • The Bronte Country Tour at KeighleyMon 25 Aug 2014Our open top bus is like no other sight seeing bus. The traditional heritage bus with a passionately knowledgeable driver can either be a sightseeing tour or simply hop on, hop off at the various attractions.
    Ilkley Summer Festival at Ilkley Town Centre Sat 23 - Sat 30 Aug 2014A month long festival of entertainment and events in Ilkley and Ben Rhydding. From brass bands to drum workshops, food demonstrations to jazz musicians, Ilkley Summer Festival has something for everyone!
    A Squash and a Squeeze at Cartwright Hall Art GalleryFri 22 Aug - Sun 9 Nov 2014Follow Julia Donaldson's journey from songwriter for children's television to former Children's Laureate. See how she inspires her readers with story, rhyme and rhythm.
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  • Ilkley Summer Festival at Ilkley Town Centre Sat 23 - Sat 30 Aug 2014A month long festival of entertainment and events in Ilkley and Ben Rhydding. From brass bands to drum workshops, food demonstrations to jazz musicians, Ilkley Summer Festival has something for everyone!
    A Squash and a Squeeze at Cartwright Hall Art GalleryFri 22 Aug - Sun 9 Nov 2014Follow Julia Donaldson's journey from songwriter for children's television to former Children's Laureate. See how she inspires her readers with story, rhyme and rhythm.
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  • Ilkley Summer Festival at Ilkley Town Centre Sat 23 - Sat 30 Aug 2014A month long festival of entertainment and events in Ilkley and Ben Rhydding. From brass bands to drum workshops, food demonstrations to jazz musicians, Ilkley Summer Festival has something for everyone!
    Bingley Music Live at Myrtle Park Fri 29 - Sun 31 Aug 2014Bingley Music Live is an annual indie/pop music festival set in the picturesque grounds of Myrtle Park, Bingley, West Yorkshire.
    The Bronte Country Tour at KeighleySat 30 - Sun 31 Aug 2014Our open top bus is like no other sight seeing bus. The traditional heritage bus with a passionately knowledgeable driver can either be a sightseeing tour or simply hop on, hop off at the various attractions.
    A Squash and a Squeeze at Cartwright Hall Art GalleryFri 22 Aug - Sun 9 Nov 2014Follow Julia Donaldson's journey from songwriter for children's television to former Children's Laureate. See how she inspires her readers with story, rhyme and rhythm.
    25 Trees and Other Pictures by David Hockney at Salts Mill & 1853 GalleryWed 27 Aug - Wed 31 Dec 2014Salts Mill are delighted to be able to extend the latest show by David Hockney here at Salts Mill, featuring three 27-foot-long pictures of Bessingby Road, Bridlington.
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23 August 2014 to 23 August 2014

Farmers Market at Baildon VillageSat 23 Aug 2014Market takes place on the 4th Saturday of the Month. The only exception in December. Location: Clough Car Park, Browgate.

22 August 2014 to 24 August 2014

25 Trees and Other Pictures by David Hockney at Salts Mill & 1853 GalleryFri 22 - Sun 24 Aug 2014Salts Mill are delighted to be able to extend the latest show by David Hockney here at Salts Mill, featuring three 27-foot-long pictures of Bessingby Road, Bridlington.

24 August 2014 to 24 August 2014

Roberts Park Bandstand ConcertSun 24 Aug 2014Roberts Park Bandstand Concerts.

23 August 2014 to 24 August 2014

The Bronte Country Tour at KeighleySat 23 - Sun 24 Aug 2014Our open top bus is like no other sight seeing bus. The traditional heritage bus with a passionately knowledgeable driver can either be a sightseeing tour or simply hop on, hop off at the various attractions.

25 August 2014 to 25 August 2014

The Bronte Country Tour at KeighleyMon 25 Aug 2014Our open top bus is like no other sight seeing bus. The traditional heritage bus with a passionately knowledgeable driver can either be a sightseeing tour or simply hop on, hop off at the various attractions.

27 August 2014 to 27 August 2014

Lloyd Cole at Bingley Arts CentreWed 27 Aug 2014Through both his lauded work fronting the Commotions and his highly respected solo material, Lloyd Cole has established himself as one of the most articulate and acute songwriters of the post-punk era.

27 August 2014 to 27 August 2014

Free Film and Fun! Despicable Me 2 (U) at City ParkWed 27 Aug 2014As part of the City Park summer activities, Bradford UNESCO city of film in partnership with Bradford City Council and City park, is holding a series of free Film and Fun!

27 August 2014 to 28 August 2014

Sneaky Peeks & Under the Clock Tower Tours at City HallWed 27 - Thu 28 Aug 2014Ever wondered just what lies beyond the doors of Bradford's City Hall. Come inside and take a peek and find out more about this magnificent building and Bradford's rich history!

23 August 2014 to 30 August 2014

Ilkley Summer Festival at Ilkley Town Centre Sat 23 - Sat 30 Aug 2014A month long festival of entertainment and events in Ilkley and Ben Rhydding. From brass bands to drum workshops, food demonstrations to jazz musicians, Ilkley Summer Festival has something for everyone!

29 August 2014 to 31 August 2014

Bingley Music Live at Myrtle Park Fri 29 - Sun 31 Aug 2014Bingley Music Live is an annual indie/pop music festival set in the picturesque grounds of Myrtle Park, Bingley, West Yorkshire.

31 August 2014 to 31 August 2014

Roberts Park Bandstand ConcertSun 31 Aug 2014Roberts Park Bandstand Concerts.

30 August 2014 to 31 August 2014

The Bronte Country Tour at KeighleySat 30 - Sun 31 Aug 2014Our open top bus is like no other sight seeing bus. The traditional heritage bus with a passionately knowledgeable driver can either be a sightseeing tour or simply hop on, hop off at the various attractions.

22 August 2014 to 09 November 2014

A Squash and a Squeeze at Cartwright Hall Art GalleryFri 22 Aug - Sun 9 Nov 2014Follow Julia Donaldson's journey from songwriter for children's television to former Children's Laureate. See how she inspires her readers with story, rhyme and rhythm.

27 August 2014 to 31 December 2014

25 Trees and Other Pictures by David Hockney at Salts Mill & 1853 GalleryWed 27 Aug - Wed 31 Dec 2014Salts Mill are delighted to be able to extend the latest show by David Hockney here at Salts Mill, featuring three 27-foot-long pictures of Bessingby Road, Bridlington.

'Tonight is Music Night'

"Tonight is Music Night" with The Upstagers

Ilkley

Thu 28 - Fri 29 Aug 2014

Upstagers return with Tonight is Music Night! Details to follow...

Love, Friendship and Source

Love, Friendship and Source

Bradford

Tue 2 - Thu 4 Sep 2014

A dance, singing and drama showcase from the Barbara Mann Dance Academy

Singin' In The Rain

Singin' In The Rain

Bradford

Tue 2 - Sat 13 Sep 2014

With high-energy choreography and sumptuous set design (including 12,000 litres of water) Singin' in the Rain showers you with everything you could wish for in a hit musical!

Mining Visions: The Miners Strike 30 Years On

Mining Visions: The Miners' Strike 30 Years On

Ilkley

Sun 7 Sep 2014

Join us for our first day long event MINING VISIONS: THE MINERS STRIKE 30 YEARS ON featuring four films, including two very special previews; panel discussions with guests.

Patricia Hodge

Nocturne: The Romantic Life of Frederic Chopin

Bradford

Wed 10 Sep 2014

A delightful piano recital featuring words and music scripted and adapted from letters and diaries which chronicles the romanitc life of one of the greatest composers for solo piano

Naughty

Footsteps Theatre School presents 'Naughty'

Bradford

Fri 12 - Sat 13 Sep 2014

Footsteps Theatre School present their annual showcase

Lindisfarne

The Lindisfarne Story

Ilkley

Fri 12 Sep 2014

Lindisfarne was Tyneside's best-loved band for over thirty years and The Lindisfarne Story is a celebration of the group's music and achievements.

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The Magic of Motown Baby Love Tour

Ilkley

Thu 18 Sep 2014

The all-new, all-star 2014 Baby Love Tour...celebrating 50 years of UK No1 hit singles. Featuring more chart toppers than ever before, starring the music of the Temptations, Supremes, Four Tops, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder and more.

The Halle

The Halle

Bradford

Sat 20 Sep 2014

We're delighted to welcome our resident orchestra, the Halle, in their first concert of the season in a sparkling programme of three definitive masterpieces.

Jaleo Flamenco

Jaleo Flamenco

Bradford

Wed 24 Sep 2014

In a scintillating fusion of heartwrenching vocals, explosive footwork and virtuoso guitar playing, Jaleo return to Britain after three years with their latest new stage show 'A Compás'