Sparkling Bradford Christmas

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The moment you set foot in Bradford & district you’ll discover inspirational things to see and do. There’s a flourishing arts scene... fascinating exhibitions... energetic theatres... compelling events... plus stacks of live music to keep you enthralled. 

What's on in Bradford & district this Christmas - from top Christmas shows to magical experiences there's so much to discover in #SparklingBradford.

Bradford Festival brings a vibrant, colourful and multicultural programme in Bradford's multi-award winning public space, City Park.

Haworth plays host a a wide range of themed events throughout the season, from the Haworth 1940s to the quirky Steampunk Weekend and magical Christmas in Haworth.

If literature is your passion, walk in the footsteps of the Brontë family at the historic Brontë Parsonage Museum.  Booklovers will be spoilt for choice at Bradford & Ilkley Literature Festivals.  

Saltaire Festival takes place annually in September, a feast of music, theatre, comedy, heritage, art, sculpture, food and drink, and so much more.  There are numerous arts events during the year brought to you by Saltaire Inspired  - Open Houses Trail, Makers Fair, and the Saltaire Living Advent Calendar .  

You’ll find the hottest creative talent around showcased in our many galleries too.  Be sure not to miss popular festivals at the National Science + Media Museum - Yorkshire Games Festival, the Bradford Science Festival, and Widescreen Weekend.

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