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Exhibition:The Unfurlings at Bradford Industrial Museum

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Exhibition, Thu 20 - Sun 30 Jan 2022, free entry


The Unfurlings

The Unfurlings

In light of COVID-19, there may be some disruptions to opening hours; please check with attractions, museums, galleries, libraries, leisure centres, theatres, and accommodation providers before travelling.


Moorside Road,

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The Unfurlings: banners for hope and change created by people living with dementia.

Artist Ian Beesley, designer Martyn Hall, cartoonist Tony Husband and poet Ian McMillan, have worked with people with dementia and their carers to create a series of sixteen large banners that draw on the rich tradition of political banners highlighting inequalities, to campaign for a better understanding and representation of people living with dementia.

The ‘A Life More Ordinary’ project originated from research led by the University of Exeter, which aims to support people to live as well as possible with dementia. Through the project, the artists have worked with a number of groups affected by dementia around the country, including in Kent, Oldham, Preston, Exeter, York, Leeds, Bradford and Scarborough, with each area taking a different approach tailored to the group.

The idea of focusing on banners originated with a group the project worked with in York, which campaigns for better support for those living with dementia who travel by public transport.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsGift shopAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 20 - Sun 30 Jan 2022
Bradford Industrial Museum is now open. Visit from 10am-4pm Wednesday-Friday and 11am-4pm Saturday & Sunday.


Free entry

You do not need to book to visit, however visitor numbers will be monitored


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Map reference: SE 183351  Lat: 53.81217 Long: -1.72283

Signposted from Bradford Ring Road and Harrogate Road (A658). Bus 645 from Market Street or Hall Ings. All buses stop at Moorside Road. On the museum site there is free car parking and disabled car parking.

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Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups