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FREE volunteer event. All welcome.

Bradford Stories Bus in the museum gardens. Travelling more than 3,000 miles from New York, the bright yellow school bus promotes community literacies in Bradford.

Parents, young people and early years children upwards will be given free access to storytelling and resources on the bus, as part of the communities' tour, sponsored by Bradford 2025.

- Storytelling all day long with Bolling Hall library volunteers

- Fruit Works Co-Op with Better Start, 1 – 3pm During the afternoon a storyteller will be reading some special tree stories with some special books to give away. Find them in the library.

- Volunteer Bolling Gardeners – Halloween Hyacinths bulb planting pots to take home. Decorate in a spooky style first.

- Fairies Wardrobe – get your little witches/warlock face paint. Your favourite magical book characters will be visiting too! Look out for the garden gazebo of magic.

- Refreshments to buy in the Cold Kitchen

- Meet Frances Tempest on a tour of her home, the museum! (aka volunteer Sheila Lansdell).

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Halloween Hyacinths & The Bradford Literacy Bus

Type:Literary Event

Bolling Hall, Bowling Hall Road, Bradford, BD4 7LP
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Bolling Hall Exterior © Phil JacksonBolling Hall, BradfordA primarily 17th century mansion house, containing period furnished rooms as well as temporary exhibition space. From 16th January 2013 Bolling Hall Museum will be opening a new Library within the Museum.

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