Packed with surprises, Bradford is a cosmopolitan, contemporary, vibrant place. And it’s fast becoming one of the UK’s most exciting cities to visit thanks to its recent designation as the world’s first UNESCO City of Film!

Make sure you visit the National Media Museum or one of the film festivals held throughout the year which includes the Bradford International Film Festival (March) and the Bradford Animation Festival (November).

The city also has an exhilarating international arts scene as well as hundreds of beautiful buildings which reflect the city’s impressive Victorian past.  Nearby is the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Saltaire.  This perfectly preserved Victorian village is home to Salts Mill which is now an art gallery with one of the largest collections of David Hockney’s work.  The mill and the village in general is also home to lots of independent shops, cafes and restaurants.

And all of this is set within the glorious countryside of the Yorkshire Dales and Pennines, a short spin in the car from Bronte Country and some of the UK’s loveliest villages.


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Attraction spotlight: Leeds City Museum

Here’s a great day out in Leeds, a trip to the city’s museum…

If you’re in Leeds and looking for things to do, than how about popping out to the Leeds City Museum.  There’s loads to see and do.  Experience a world of discovery, explore four floors of interactive and exciting galleries.  Come face to face with the Leeds tiger, step into Ancient Worlds to meet Nesyamun, the Leeds mummy, and dig for fossils in the Life on Earth gallery.

More information:

Leeds City Museum
Millennium Square

0113 2243732

Opening Times
Monday closed (with the exception of Bank Holidays)
Tuesday 10 am – 5pm
Wednesday 10am – 5pm
Thursday 10am – 7pm
Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 11am – 5pm
Sunday 11 am -5pm

Admission is free

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