Bradford is the world’s first UNESCO City of Film, a centre of Victorian heritage and the curry Capital of Britain. This culturally diverse city has a vitality that grabs you by the collar and pulls you in. And it just keeps getting better.
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Some highlights include the National Science and Media Museum and Cartwright Hall, which is home to historic art – it isn’t hard to see why Bradford was recently selected the UK’s City of Culture for 2025.
Staying in Bradford
Also see our dedicated Bradford apartments, hotels pages. and Bradford B&Bs.
The Midland Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best WesternForster Square, Bradford, BD1 4HU, United Kingdom
Events in Bradford
Events scheduled to take place in Bradford in the coming weeks:
Spike From the Quireboys – Xmas Special at Nightrain, Bradford7-19 Queensgate, Bradford, BD1 1RB
Date & Time:December 16th, 2023 8:00pm
Black Coast at Nightrain, Bradford7-19 Queensgate, Bradford, BD1 1RB
Date & Time:April 27th, 2023 7:15pm
Ultimate Leppard – Hysteria Tour at Nightrain, Bradford7-19 Queensgate, Bradford, BD1 1RB
Date & Time:April 15th, 2023 8:00pm
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac at St Georges Hall, Bradford, BradfordBridge Street, Bradford, BD1 1JS
Date & Time:May 3rd, 2023 7:30pm
Diversity at St Georges Hall, Bradford, BradfordBridge Street, Bradford, BD1 1JS
Date & Time:February 7th, 2024 6:30pm
Things to do in Bradford
In the heart of West Yorkshire, Bradford is host to – and surrounded by – a lot of excellent visitor attractions.
Food & Drink in Bradford
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Below are the most recent three items of news from Yorkshire.com which have been marked with Bradford as the location.
Pictures of Bradford
The gallery below shows a range of images shot in and around the city of Bradford.
Bradford on the Map
Bradford is accessible by road, rail and air, with Leeds Bradford airport a short distance away.
Bradford is immediately to the west of Leeds, and to the north of Huddersfield. To the east you will find the Bronte country around Haworth and due north you’ll go through Shipley, before entering Wharfedale towns like Ilkley and Otley.
What Bradford is famous for?
Bradford is the world’s first UNESCO City of Film, having long been home to the National Science and Media Museum, the country’s largest visitor attraction dedicated to photography, broadcast media and the internet.
See more: what else West Yorkshire has to offer.