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!
10 Must See 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
Sat 1 Nov 2014
Ilkley Amateur Operatic Society is proud to present Bugsy Malone, the fun loving musical comedy. Set in 1920's America during the prohibition era, it follows the exploits of rival gangsters.
Tue 28 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014
Direct from Shakespeare's hometown in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Royal Shakespeare Company brings arguably two of Shakespeare's greatest plays Henry IV Parts I & II to the Alhambra Theatre
Sun 2 Nov 2014
This critically acclaimed horror classic will be accompanied live by the original soundtrack composers, Italian progressive rock band Goblin, making a rare appearance. Dir by Dario Argento, Italy, 1977. Running time 98 mins. Cert, 18.
Mon 3 - Sat 8 Nov 2014
Seen by over 2.5 million people in over 26 countries, THRILLER LIVE continues to moonwalk around the world, taking you on a visual, audio and electrifying journey through the magic of Michael's 45 year
Thu 6 Nov 2014
The Word Famous Elvis Show will leave you speechless. Transforming you back into time.
Fri 7 Nov 2014
The Friends of the Kings Hall & Winter Gardens present A Grand Supper Dance with dancing to the renowned and popular Howard Beaumont, featured throughout the season on the Scarborough Spa and regularly on 'The Organist Entertains'.
Sat 8 Nov 2014
This breathtaking show has rock 'n' rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California, Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to Sweden and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along to the music and dancing in the aisles.
Tue 11 - Sat 15 Nov 2014
Discover the heady, indulgent days of New York's Long Island during the glamorous 1920s as Northern Ballet brings F Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby to the stage.
Wed 12 Nov 2014
The Stylistics bring you all their hits in a brilliant live show, with their charisma, stye and harmony, they have evolved into one of the best-selling soul groups ever.