What’s On In Bradford This May?

in Bradford in Thornton, West Yorkshire

Welcome to our May 2024 edition of what’s happening in Bradford! This month (May 2024) is packed with activities that promise fun, relaxation, and cultural enrichment. Whether you’re a local or just visiting, we’ve got something special for everyone.

Check out what’s on offer in Bradford and has to showcase this month.

Mindful May at South Square Centre

Take a day to unwind with Mindful May on Saturday, the 18th, at the South Square Centre in Thornton.

This event is designed to promote relaxation and mental well-being through a range of activities suitable for all ages. Engage in mindfulness exercises, attend workshops, practice yoga, and explore an art exhibition by Kimberlee Middleton, which delves into themes of mental health. It’s a perfect opportunity to relax and rejuvenate amidst the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Mindful in Bradford

Platform to Plate: A Culinary Journey

Join us aboard the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway for a unique dining experience that combines the charm of vintage trains with the delight of fine cuisine.

Our brand-new menu, available this spring and summer, includes delicious options like Yorkshire Antipasti, Haworth Haddock, and Stokers Lunch. Enjoy these sumptuous meals on a nostalgic train ride through beautiful landscapes—a treat for both the palate and the eyes!

Pictureville Cinema Presents: A Film Extravaganza

The Pictureville Cinema is back at The Studio at Alhambra Theatre with an exciting lineup of films. This May, enjoy a varied program featuring independent and world cinema. Don’t miss our special collaborations and the animated adventures at Kids’ Club.

Highlights include the best of Vietnamese cinema with “Star Nhà Ease” and the northern premiere of “The Queen of My Dreams” in partnership with the Yorkshire Indian Film Festival. It’s a cinematic celebration not to be missed!

Ghosts in the Museum: Bradford Police Museum Tour

Step into the supernatural on Thursday, 23rd May with an exclusive evening tour of the Bradford Police Museum. Discover the hidden secrets and eerie tales of one of Bradford’s most haunted buildings. The museum, once the 19th-century police station and court house, offers a glimpse into the spooky and storied past of Victorian policing. It’s a fascinating journey for those intrigued by history and the paranormal alike.

Looking Ahead: June and July Highlights

If you’re planning your schedule for the upcoming months, here are a few events to look forward to:

  • Lexus Ilkley Trophy at Ilkley Lawn Tennis and Squash Club (15th-22nd June).
  • Celebration Day at Denso Marston Nature Reserve in Baildon (15th June).
  • Glorious at Ilkley Playhouse (20th-29th June).
  • Diesel Gala on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway (20th-23rd June).
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford (9th-14th July).

Bradford is bustling with events that cater to a variety of interests and ages. We hope you enjoy these experiences and create lasting memories in our city. Join us in celebrating the vibrant community and cultural heritage of Bradford this May!

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