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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!

In 2018 there are a series of events in and around Haworth to celebrate the Bicentenary of the birth of Emily Brontë, including exhibitions, talks and special events!

Lots of fun summer activities and ideas for the whole family! Exciting outdoor activities, ways to keep the children busy this summer and more.

Have yourself a super spooky Halloween this year, here's our pick of hair-raising Halloween events in Bradford & district 2018.


Event Highlights

Clangers, Bagpuss & Co

Clangers, Bagpuss & Co.

Sat 4 Aug - Sun 7 Oct 2018

Miss Saigon

Miss Saigon

Wed 19 Sep - Sat 20 Oct 2018

Literature Festival

Ilkley Literature Festival

Fri 28 Sep - Sun 14 Oct 2018

Beer & Music Festival

Beer & Music Festival

Thu 18 - Sun 21 Oct 2018



Sat 27 - Sun 28 Oct 2018

Halloween Train

Halloween Train

Sun 28 Oct 2018

Steampunk Weekend


Sat 24 - Sun 25 Nov 2018

Illuminate Bradford

Illuminate Bradford

Fri 30 Nov - Sun 2 Dec 2018

Bradford Literature Festival

Bradford Literature Festival

Fri 28 Jun - Sun 7 Jul 2019

WalkingA selection of guided walks away from the hustle and bustle. Explore the diverse countryside of the Bradford District.
BlogHere is our blog to the best of what's on in and around Bradford. Follow for new gems to visit and experience.
Bradford TheatresLooking for shows and events at Bradfrod Theatres? View the full "What's on" list of events.
What's On Guide

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

Live Music in BradfordMusic & Nightlife, here’s our pick of the best live music on offer in Bradford & District.
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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