Yorkshire Days In

Things to do while social distancing

We have pulled together some of the most positive, creative, helpful, interesting and entertaining activities to keep you going over the coming weeks.

Stay connected on socials, let us know what you've been up to and share the creativity tag @visitbradford #YorkshireDaysIn #RediscoverBradford

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Mass isolation digital flash mob will take place on Thursday 2nd July 2020 at 19:30.  #JADPULSE
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Epilepsy Action #Bradford10k is going virtual! The great news is that you can still take part.
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Step inside the beautiful Grade II* listed St. George's Hall, you can take a virtual tour around our iconic auditorium.

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Discover the latest National Science + Media Museum exhibition, celebrating 50 years of the MacRobert Award.
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Bring the wonder of the National Science + Media home, discover activities to support curriculum topics.

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Videos of music from the 40s and 50s performed by "Classic Susie".  A chance to the have a sing-a-long.
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Follow Bradford Cathedral around faith buildings in Bradford on social media. #FaithTrailOnline
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Sit back and relax as we take a moment during our day to enjoy a story and rhyme with Bradford libraries.
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Create artwork like David Hockney's ‘ipad’ art and send it to your friends to make them smile!
Hoglets
Hoglets drama and storytelling adventures, 0-7 ages. Immersive and enchanting experience for little minds.
Cactus Crew
Ways for teenagers to stay connected. Some stay-at-home activities to keep boredom at bay from the Cactus Crew.
Bradford Cathedral
Your task is to find out as much as possible about Bradford Cathedral, and then check out the  Virtual Trail Quiz.
Reading
Bradford Literature Festival top picks to distract, entertain and inspire while social distancing.
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Keighley Healthy Living, art classes from Victoria Alderson Art Video tutorials hosted on YouTube.
Explore Museums
The Science Museum Group share some incredible treasures, stories and even a few games from the museums.
Mass Isolation IG
Mass Isolation, share experiences of the Coronavirus outbreak on Instagram. Follow @mass_isolation_ig
Make Something

Paint a picture, make a sculpture and tag #KSCreativeChallenge 11am everyday share your masterpieces!

Podcast
Katie Roberts, of Bradford Literature Festival reveals her top podcast picks to help take your mind off things.
Dance
To keep Bradford Parkinson’s community active specialised Zoom dance classes.
This is PE
#ThisIsPE two-minute videos, fun and easy to follow PE activities for the whole family to enjoy together.
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Activities for families every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am, on Facebook and Twitter: @JoinUsMovePlay
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Beginners tap dance for adults. Light-hearted fun, no experience necessary, Wednesdays at 7pm on Zoom.
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Take me to Bradford Cathedral! Enjoy a 360 ̊ tour from wherever you are in the world.
Yorkshire on Film

A collection of unique films, life in Bradford and Yorkshire wide.  Perfect 'Days In' viewing!

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Photographs from the C. H. Wood collection, this exhibition explores Bradford from above.
Audio Book
Audible has created Audible Stories allowing kids to listen to hundreds of audio books for free.
Razwan
Arabic calligraphy virtual exhibition and video workshops in partnership with Bradford Industrial Museum.
Educating Bradford
A virtual display from Bradford Museums and Galleries.  Celebrating the city’s major role in education.
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Photography project capturing ‘doorstep moments’ during lockdown.  Give households images to treasure.
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Bradford Museums virtual gallery of monochrome photography from the Yorkshire Monochrome Group.
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Action research & development project by Fuse Art Space. Creating a lasting library of digital inclusivity resources.
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'Thornton Weaves' connecting folk through weaving.  60 Weaving kits to be delivered to Thornton residents.
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'Assignments' a rare chance to see the very best in British press photography, all displayed in one unique gallery.
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Bradford Museums and Galleries has an extensive photographic archive. Telling a fascinating story of Bradford.
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A series of weekly art challenges based around The Peace Museum collection for children and families
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Online tea break in which people from Bradford can meet each other for a cup of tea twice a day, in randomly groups.
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Flags to brighten up gardens and the local area in Thornton as people take their daily walks and exercise.
Creators in Lab, 2019, ACC.ACI, photo by Sarah Kim
Step inside the bubble of Bradford artist Cat Scott, to see her develop her kinetic artwork - Inner Horizons
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Create an image that encapsulates your lockdown experience on a square of fabric, to be part of a community quilt.
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Yorkshire based Buglight Theatre and Cre:8 Theatre magical production of Jack and the Beanstalk, live on Zoom.
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Got a virtual quiz with your friends or family coming up? Why don’t you put your Yorkshire knowledge to the test.
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Bradford Revealed, share your special object with the world. Just take a photo and write a few words about it.
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Digital 'Artists Gallery' We hope you enjoy browsing this fabulous selection of art and contemporary craft.
Bradford Libraries
The Rhyme Challenge from Bradford Libraries is a fun way to introduce children and families to rhymes.
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Poets, Artists, Dancers share their words of inspiration in lockdown, positive messages of love and light.
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Fun activities to do with toddlers before they’re Big Kids! 20 things to do from Bradford Libraries.
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Online colouring in sheet inspired by the collections of Bradford Museums and Galleries.
Saltaire Activities
Saltaire collection fun educational, activities to help with home learning for children and young people.
Bronte Parsonage Museum
The Bronte children wrote all their stories, poems and adventures in tiny little books. Create your own!
Elevenses
Storytime Elevenses with the World of David Walliams - Click and play free audio collection.
Laughter
'Laughter Yoga' connect on Skype with Sponge Tree.  Every weekday 9:00am @ 'WEMURRAY3'
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Dance online video classes and Zoom classes at 2:30pm on Wednesdays and at 10.30am on Fridays.
Tenx9
Tenx9 storytelling first Friday of the month at 7:15pm on Zoom. 10 minutes to tell a true story from your own life.
T&A
Carolyn Mendelsohn project aimed at 13-18yrs to document their lives photographically during isolation.
Creative Community Bradford
A community for creative people, to inspire and get inspired.  Workshops on Thursday at 3pm on Zoom.
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Silsden Virtual Art Show feast your eyes and enjoy the show of sixteen professional artists.
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1 hour yoga classes for all bodies & genders. To help with the mental, emotional, physical toll of lockdown.
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Keighley Healthy Living, live seated exercise class delivered by Steve Pugh.  Join the Facebook Group.
Stay in Workout
Stay in, work out. Tips, advice and guidance on how to keep or get active in and around your home.
Yoga
Yoga and mindfulness can help you cope with coronavirus anxiety. Sessions for you to try!
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Subscribe and watch Keighley Healthy Living YouTube channel featuring various health focused videos.
Bob's Book Club
Ilkley Literature Festival are delighted to introduce Bob’s Book Club, a virtual biweekly book club. Every two weeks.
Crossword
Do something that's enjoyable and mentally stimulating.  Take a break with the Visit Bradford Crossword.
New Focus, young people's collective at the Impressions Gallery: Forget-me-not intergenerational digital project.
Learn Guitar Whilst in Lockdown!
Saturdays at 10:00am on Facebook
• One-to-one interactive guitar lessons
Interactive Music
All Star Entertainment live online webinars, lessons and group sessions, keep your eye out for updates!
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Simon Sugden images on film by Lewis Hackett (Prefix Studios), with a soundtrack by Dean McPhee.
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South Square series of zine publications with contributions from residents in Thornton.
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UNESCO UK online resources for learning.  Opportunities to learn, develop and enhance knowledge.
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Short film casting “Warm” a family's endeavour to find a home, leads to shelter in an unlikely place.
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Who doesn't enjoy telling or listening to a good story? Creative writing, stories, scripts with Irene Lofthouse.
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Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder, digital participation project, by New Focus.
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A set of fascinating watercolour paintings by N. S. Crichton, Bradford in the nineteenth century.
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A new online game for audiences to take part in fun challenges and tasks, by Same Difference Arts.
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Making lanterns to feature at Cecil Green Arts parades in Bradford. Lantern kits to make at home.
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Every Thursday 2PM BST on Facebook, families around the world will learn new vocal skills from SK Shlomo.
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Share messages & artworks, “Dawning of a New World” to create an Apocalyptic garment.
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View Freedom Studios YouTube channel, Irene shows us how to create a character from a peg doll.
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Bradford Literature Festival 2020 will take place online, bringing you 10 days of free online events.
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Saltaire Festival Poetry Competition, for budding wordsmiths to wax lyrical in verse about Saltaire.
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Saltaire Arts Trail: Student House exhibition features a selection of work from Bradford School of Art.
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50 Things To Do Before You're Five... Dressing up is fun, why not try a family themed dress up day?
Peace Musuem  Activities
Let their creativity shine! Download and print off the children activity sheets from the Peace museum.
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Create a happy picture using bright colours and of things that will make someone smile.
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This classic game is a great way of engaging while social distancing. Tick off each bird you see.
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What invention would you get if you put these two objects together? What would it look like?
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TLR Live Online is broadcast each weekend, with UK, US and Australian acts lined up.
Cliffe Castle Museum
Cliffe Castle Museum has a feast for your eyes with their new virtual reality tour.
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Keighley Healthy Living, Live dance classes with Alison, learn new moves and have fun.
Audios
Over the years, ILF has welcomed many authors listen to the collection of audio recordings.
Arts & Crafts
Be creative with Bloomin’ Buds Theatre Company 'Art Packs' delivered locally • BD10.
Drawing
Get out your pens, pencils, and markers, and get ready to doodle with NT East Riddlesden Hall.
Ilkley
Friday fun on Facebook at 4pm with the Ilkley Manor House. Family challenges, music and poetry readings.
For T'
For T' Culture is a digital arts channel discussing & highlighting arts & culture in the W. Yorkshire. 
10 Today
Tune in to 10 minutes of physical activity with BCB Radio. It’s good for you and fun to do! Mon-Fri at 2pm.
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Your hub for physical activity and sport in Bradford. Find lots of fun and creative ideas to get active at home.
Kala
Kala Sangam dance artists from the district create daily 'Morning Break' micro dance routines.
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Online weekly classes to boost your well being with Girlington Community.  From the 29th April.
Queer Down
Instagram Live sessions @Brixtonbubblesgigs a poke at the myths surrounding COVID-19.
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Find the locations in and around Bradford. Words can be found in a straight line, back to front & diagonal.
Artworks
Trapezium Arts virtual gallery, showing artistic endeavours by local people in isolation.
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Community Music Writing Group.  Viral Music is open to anyone who can make a noise or write a word of any kind.

Dreamcatcher
An ongoing podcast/archive collecting dreams from the people across Bradford.
#HelloSaltaire
Create something positive to put up in your window to cheer people up, and take a photo to share #HelloSaltaire.
Film Bradford
Journey through the city’s cinematic past.  Virtually visit locations from your favourite movies & TV.
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#ALLTOGETHERNOW Members of Dance United Yorkshire, social distancing through the power of dance.
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Liberty Arts Yorkshire, crafting kits for families to make a finger puppet theatre at home.  + DVD stories.
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Begin a piece of textile work that will become part of a collaborative ‘quilt’.  Take part in a series of zoom meetings.
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Lots of artwork from the Bradford Museums and Galleries Collection is viewable on the Art UK website.
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“STAY HOME” – Online Workshops to Engage an Isolated Creative Community on Zoom.
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Full English Online, sharing memories through an exchange of song, a photograph or literally.
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Weekly 3pm Thursdays via Zoom session, digital capture and share photographs of artwork.
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Wellbeing and creative skills through intercultural music, African drumming workshops and folk story-telling.
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Seven Wonders of Our City, a collection of poems & photographs by Bradfordian Kamal Kaan. 

Caribbean Conversations

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A unique archive of photographs of life in the Caribbean will be shown during a series of on-line workshops.