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Little Germany – Bradford

Bradford has a long and intriguing history dating from Saxon times. The city developed from a small market town to a prosperous city with the development of manufacturing in the 18th century and the growth in the wool trade. By the middle of the 19th century there were 38 worsted mills in Bradford town and 70 in the borough and ...

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Leeds Bradford Airport Airspace Consultation gets Underway

A public consultation about proposed changes to the airspace around Leeds Bradford Airport has commenced. The consultation outlines potential amendments to aircraft arriving and departing Leeds Bradford Airport. Whilst departure routes will not change, aircraft will be able to climb earlier; reducing disruption to those under the flight paths. Arrival routes will adapt slightly with aircraft flying fewer miles; again reducing ...

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David Hockney’s Big Party in the Park

He’s been voted ‘Britain’s greatest living artist’, and now Bradford born David Hockney is getting a new permanent gallery at Cartwright Hall to mark his big birthday. The birthday celebrations will take place at Cartwright Hall and outside in Lister Park, Bradford, on Sunday 9 July 1-4pm. there will be art, food, drink and live music for all, so put ...

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Major Changes at Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

We are making some major changes over the next 8 months at Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, culminating with the opening of a permanent gallery celebrating the life and work of David Hockney. It opens in July 2017, in time to celebrate David’s 80th birthday. We are also making some changes to our displayed permanent collections. This will mean that some ...

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Buddy The Buddy Holly Story coming to Bradford Theatre

Seen by over 22 million people worldwide, this sensational multi award winning West End show returns to the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford. Book now for the most successful rock and roll show of all time!This sensational multi award winning West End show is returns to the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford. Forget feel good, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story is FEEL GREAT! ...

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Nadeem Abbas – Sufiana Kalaam Concert

This Bradford Literature Festival event will feature a short introduction to the historic poem, Waris Shah’s Heer, followed by an extremely rare opportunity to hear the poem in its entirety, performed by Nadeem Abbas, a musician steeped in the Sufi tradition. Waris Shah’s Heer is an epic love poem fused with mystical notes. A treasure-trove of Punjabi phrases, idioms and ...

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Slow Down, Relax and Explore Bradford

Visit Bradford district and your days will be packed full with different experiences. Whatever your reason for visiting you will find something to interest and inspire you to stay that little bit longer. If you’re interested in art, theatre and exhibitions then visit our Culture page to find out more. Arts and Culture Victorian museums hosting modern artists, 21st century ...

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Drive to Find and Support People Who Privately Foster

Bradford Council is marking Private Fostering Week, which runs from 3 to 7 July, by reminding people to get in touch if they think a child is living with someone other than their parents or a close relative. Private fostering is where a child lives with someone who is not their parent or a close relative, for longer than 28 ...

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GCHQ Stamp of Approval Goes to Cyber Security Degree

The University of Bradford’s master’s degree in cyber security has been certified by Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ). The certification means that Bradford’s degree has been independently judged by national experts as providing well-defined and appropriate content, delivered to a high standard, by knowledgeable and skilled staff. Bradford joins just 17 other UK universities in achieving the standard required. The national ...

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Greening the City – A Measurement for a Mindful Environment in Bradford

  Scientists at the University of Bradford have developed the world’s first Tranquillity Rating Prediction Tool (TRAPT), a scientific process for measuring how relaxing urban environments and public spaces are. In a new paper published in the Urban Forests and Urban Greening journal, lead researcher Professor Greg Watts believes that the tool could help planners, architects and environmentalists to understand ...

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