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 film festivals including the Bradford International Film Festival (April), and the Bradford Animation Festival (November) which are 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
25 July 2014 to 10 August 2014
25 July 2014 to 09 November 2014
Fri 8 Aug 2014
Join the fun and revelry and enjoy a three course dinner at the latest Murder Mystery event. Can you work out 'whodunnit'?
Fri 15 Aug 2014
A delicious three-course meal and interactive comedy is hosted by Basil Fawlty, his long-suffering wife Sybil and their confused but loyal waiter Manuel all brought to life by a critically acclaimed cast of professional actors!
Fri 15 - Sat 16 Aug 2014
Many artists will be demonstrating their painting techniques in different styles and media. Join in a workshop to learn the basics or just ask an artist any questions you may have!
Fri 22 Aug 2014
A French wine tasting evening complete with your own wine expert and a five course dinner!
Thu 28 - Fri 29 Aug 2014
Upstagers return with Tonight is Music Night! Details to follow...
Tue 2 - Thu 4 Sep 2014
A dance, singing and drama showcase from the Barbara Mann Dance Academy
Tue 2 - Sun 14 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!
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.
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