• National Science + Media Museum
  • Tour De Yorkshire
  • The Hockney Galler
  • Bradford Classic
  • Aegon Trophy Ilkley

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.

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!

Bradford announced as host city for Tour de Yorkshire.  Stage three, "The Yorkshire Terrier" will start at City Park, Bradford heading to UNESCO Saltaire, Shipley, Burley-in-Wharfedale, Ilkley, Côte de Silsden, Keighley, Côte de Haworth, Denholme, Queensbury.... the route continues towards the Fox Valley, Sheffield #TDY2017 is coming!

In 2017 there are a series of events in and around Haworth to celebrate the Bicentenary of the birth of Branwell Brontë, including exhibitions, talks and special events!

New for 2017 David Hockney gets his own gallery at the Cartwright Hall.  The opening coincides with the legendary British artist's 80th birthday.


Event Highlights

To Walk Invisible

To Walk Invisible: From Parsonage to Production

Fri 17 Feb 2017 - Mon 1 Jan 2018

Tour de Yorkshire

Tour De Yorkshire

Sun 30 Apr 2017

Bingley Walking Festival

Walking Festival

Mon 1 May 2017

Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival

Fri 5 - Sun 7 May 2017

Cycle City Active City Celebrations

Cycle City Active City Celebrations

Thu 11 - Fri 12 May 2017

Haworth 1940s

Haworth 1940s Weekend

Fri 19 - Sun 21 May 2017

Saltaire Arts Trail

Saltaire Arts Trail

Sat 27 - Mon 29 May 2017

Haworth 1960s

Haworth 1960s Weekend

Sat 24 - Sun 25 Jun 2017

Bradford Literature Festival

Bradford Literature Festival

Fri 30 Jun - Sun 9 Jul 2017

The Yorkshire Wartime Experience

The Yorkshire Wartime Experience

Fri 7 - Sun 9 Jul 2017

David Hockney

The Hockney Gallery

Sun 9 Jul 2017

Bradford Science Festival

Bradford Science Festival

Sat 15 - Sun 16 Jul 2017

Bingley Show

Bingley Show

Sat 22 Jul 2017

Bradford Festival

Bradford Festival

Fri 28 - Sun 30 Jul 2017

Bradford Classic

Bradford Classic

Sat 12 Aug 2017


Bingley Music Live

Fri 1 - Sun 3 Sep 2017

Ilkley Literature Festival

Ilkley Literature Festival

Fri 29 Sep - Sun 15 Oct 2017

Steampunk Weekend

Steampunk Weekend

Fri 24 - Sun 26 Nov 2017

City Hall BradfordDelve into the fantastic history of Bradford on one of our all-new Heritage Guided Walks for 2017.
BlogHere is our blog to the best of what's on in and around Bradford. Follow for new gems to visit and experience.
Half Term FunA fun-packed and colourful range of free events will be held in Bradford’s City Park this spring-summer.
What's On Guide

Wonderful things to do your guide to the best happenings, events and things to do throughout Bradford & district.

CyclingFull Route of the Tour de Yorkshire revealed. Stage 3 "The Yorkshire Terrier" will start at City Park #TDY2017 is coming!
Brontë 200 Brontë200 celebrating the bicentenaries of the births of each of the Brontë siblings: Charlotte 2016, Branwell 2017, Emily 2018 & Anne 2020.

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