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Art Gallery, free entry

Cartwright Hall

Cartwright Hall



01274 431212


Lister Park,

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 23 Apr - Wed 23 Nov David Hepher - Paintings
Wed 14 Sep - Sun 2 Apr Red List by Walter G. Breuer
Sat 2 Apr - Sat 1 Apr Sculpture Trail: Art in the Park
Sat 16 Jul - Sun 19 Feb Tony Bevan
Sun 11 Dec Animal Craft
Thu 2 Feb Responses to Art: 3D needle felted animals


Cartwright Hall is Bradford's civic art gallery and offers and exciting programme of contemporary exhibitions, with four permanent galleries displaying works from our art collections. The collections consist mainly of 19th and 20th century British art, with strong collections of international contemporary prints and contemporary South Asian art and crafts.

Cartwright Hall is set in the magnificent, Green Flag-awarded grounds of Lister Park, with a boating lake, adventure playground and Mughal Gardens. There is a privately run cafe in the Lister Park boat house which opens seasonally. Served by buses:622, 623, 626, 653, 662, 737. On occasion there may be limited access to galleries due to booked events. Please contact Reception for information in advance of your visit 01274 431212.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaGift shopPicnic siteAccepts groups

Disabled accessDogs acceptedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Opening details

Tues - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat and Sun 11:00 - 16:00

Closed: Mondays (except Bank Holidays), Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.


Free entry



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Map reference: SE 151351  Lat: 53.81196 Long: -1.77215

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery is in the middle of Lister Park, one and a half miles from the City Centre on the A650 Manningham Lane. There is limited parking in Lister Park, accessible from North Park Road (off Oak Lane). Lister Park is served by many city centre bus services including 23, 25, 26, 49, 51, 52, 53, 54, 622, 647, 662, w5. Cartwright Hall is about ten minutes' uphill walk from Frizinghall railway station.

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Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 miles from Frizinghall Train station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired