Happy New Year
Ideas for ringing in the new year in style!
Family New Year's Eve
Enjoy Dinner and a Show
Many of the Bradford district hotels celebrate New Year's Eve with a dinner and show. New Year's Gala Dinner Dance at the Midland Hotel. Soul & Motown New Years Eve Party at the Great Victoria Hotel. Dance through the night and into 2016 at a Family Disco or enter the New Year with elegant style at the Gala Dinner with Rat Pack at the Cedar Court. Unwind and share those magical moments with added luxury, service and style this New Year at Hollins Hall.
Go clubbing or celebrate at a cosy pub or bar
The Bradford district is part of the real ale revolution and has an abundance of real ale bars and craft beer houses. Recently a number of new bars have come to Bradford with North Parade currently being the place to be. Join the New Years w/ Hoodoo Operators at Al's Dime Bar or celebrate "Alison in Wonderland" theme New Year (Fancy dress optional.) at Bradford Brewery.
A number of new bars have also opened in the West End, the area behind the Alhambra Theatre. The Stein BierKeller with Live Oompah bands, serving over 27 of Europe's finest beers... £25 NYE Special Offer! Join the Zoo Party at the Circle Night Club Bradford's finest DJ talent back to back to see in 2016 for the party of the year!!! All the best in upfront house and bass line.
Out of the city there is Fanny's Ale & Cider House, The Hop and the Cap and Collar in Saltaire, The Potting Shed and Martinez Wine Bar in Bingley, The Black Hat and The Flying Duck in Ilkley. Keighley and Haworth has a large number of real ale pubs such as The Lord Rodney and you can download the Real Ale Trail if you want to sample a selection.
Fri 1 Apr 2016 - Sun 1 Jan 2017
Our creative partner for Charlotte Brontë’s bicentenary year, Tracy Chevalier, designs an exhibition which, through objects and quotations, explores the contrast between Charlotte’s constricted life and her huge ambition.
Wed 2 Nov - Sat 10 Dec 2016
Disney & Cameron Mackintosh announce that their multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS will play Yorkshire exclusive dates at the Alhambra Theatre. The magical story of the world’s favourite Nanny arriving on Cherry Tree Lane.
Thu 1 Dec 2016 - Thu 5 Jan 2017
24 windows in 24 houses dotted around Saltaire village will be illuminated with festive scenes. One scene will be "opened" each day from 1st December 2016 and then until 5th January.
Sat 3 - Sun 18 Dec 2016
Santa Claus will be here again this year!
Sat 17 Dec 2016 - Sun 29 Jan 2017
King of Bradford pantomime, Billy Pearce, boards the Jolly Roger and heads to Neverland to star alongside Darren Day in this year’s swashbuckling Alhambra Theatre pantomime Peter Pan.
Mon 20 - Sat 25 Feb 2017
Sing Hallelujah for the all new production of Sister Act starring Alexandra Burke.
Sat 6 May 2017
The Dragon Boat Festival takes place on the River Aire at Roberts Park in Saltaire on Saturday, May 6. There will be some 30 teams taking part in the colourful event and each will consist of up to 17 people – 16 paddlers and one drummer.
Fri 19 - Sun 21 May 2017
Haworth's Annual 1940s weekend returns, come and enjoy the music, dancing and entertainment over the 3 day event.
Sat 27 - Mon 29 May 2017
A packed weekend of contemporary art and craft, creative family activities. We will have all of your renowned favourites including the Open Houses and Makers Fair.
Fri 30 Jun - Sun 9 Jul 2017
Bradford Literature Festival offers a programme of events like no other, creating exceptional discussions and debates and inviting audiences to engage directly with world renowned authors and speakers to share thoughts and opinions...
Fri 7 - Sun 9 Jul 2017
Action Packed and Fun Day Out For All The Family ! The North's Premier Military Vehicle & Re-enactment Event
Sun 9 Jul 2017
David Hockney was born in Bradford in 1937. In time to celebrate his 80th birthday in 2017 we are creating a new permanent display of works by the internationally renowned artist at Cartwright Hall Art Gallery.
Sat 22 Jul 2017
Bingley Agricultural Show provides entertainment for all the family with its wide variety of exhibits.
Sun 27 - Mon 28 Aug 2017
Bradford Festival returned in 2016 to bring a vibrant, colourful and multicultural programme of the very best international, British and local theatre, art, music and dance right into the heart of Bradford.
Sat 2 Sep 2017
A family show with classes including Horses, Show Jumping, Fur & Feather, Dogs, Horticulture/Flowers, Small and Large Livestock, Handicraft & Produce, Tractors, Many Trade Stands and various attractions.