Days out in Bradford

National Media Museum and IMAX

National Media Museum and IMAX

The National Media Museum is devoted to film, photography, television and the web. Journey through popular photography, visit IMAX, the world's most powerful giant screen experience, discover the past, present and future of television in Experience TV, watch your favourite TV moments in TV Heaven, play with light, lenses and colour in the Magic Factory and explore the world of animation and watch a real animator at work in the Animation Gallery.

National Media Museum and IMAX Information
Services 570/1, 576 (Lime Line), 610/1/2, 613/4, 640/1 (Red Line), 846 or catch any bus to Bradford City Centre and the National Media Museum is only a short walk away
Website www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk

Bradford Theatres

Bradford Theatres

The three main theatres in Bradford, The Alhambra, St. Georges Hall and The Alhambra Theatre Studio offer a huge range of entertainment. From music and comedy at St. Georges Hall to the big pantomime each year at the Alhambra.

Bradford Theatres Information
Services Any bus to Bradford City Centre
Website www.bradford-theatres.co.uk/

The Leisure Exchange

The Leisure Exchange

The Leisure Exchange is right next door to Bradford Interchange. With a 16 screen Cineworld cinema showing the latest blockbusters and Bollywood movies, Hollywood bowl and a variety of restaurants. There's even a Gala Casino and a Holiday Inn Express.

The Leisure Exchange Information
Services Any bus to Bradford City Centre
Website www.leisure-exchange.co.uk

Gallagher Leisure Complex, Thornbury

Gallagher Leisure Complex

The Gallagher Leisure Complex is home to a 10 screen Odeon Cinema, an Esporta Health Club and an Aagrah Restaurant and Conference Centre.

Gallagher Leisure Complex Information
Services 636/7 operates directly to the Leisure Complex. Services 72, X6 & X11 stop nearby.
Websites www.odeon.co.uk
www.esporta.com/bradford/default.asp
www.aagrah.com

Bradford Ice Arena

Bradford Ice Arena

Whether you're an expert skater or trying it for the first time Bradford Ice Arena makes for a great day out. Don't forget to wrap up warm!

Bradford Ice Arena Information
Services 570/1, 576 (Lime Line), 610/1/2, 613/4, 640/1 (Red Line), 846 or catch any bus to Bradford City Centre and Bradford Ice Arena is only a short walk away
Website www.nicetime.org

Saltaire

Saltaire

Saltaire is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, thanks to its preservation as a Victorian industrial village. Sir Titus Salt's great mill is now home to the 1853 Gallery, including one of the largest collections of art by renowned Bradfordian David Hockney. It's also only a short walk through Roberts Park to the Shipley Glen Tramway.

Saltaire Information
Services 622/3/5/6 (Purple Line) or 675/7 to Saltaire Roundabout. Minibus service 660 runs directly through Saltaire Village.
Websites www.saltairevillage.info
www.visitbradford.com/saltaire-airedale
www.saltsmill.org.uk

Bradford Industrial Museum

Bradford Industrial Museum

Saltaire is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, thanks to its preservation as a Victorian industrial village. Sir Titus Salt's great mill is now home to the 1853 Gallery, including one of the largest collections of art by renowned Bradfordian David Hockney. It's also only a short walk through Roberts Park to the Shipley Glen Tramway.

Bradford Industrial Museum Information
Services 660. Service 645 (Green Line) also stops on Harrogate Road, a short walk from the Museum.
Website www.bradfordmuseums.org/industrialmuseum

Lister Park and Cartright Hall

Lister Park and Cartright Hall

Cartwright Hall is Bradford's civic art gallery and offers an exciting programme of contemporary exhibitions, with four permanent galleries.

Cartwright Hall is set in the magnificent, Green Flag-awarded grounds of Lister Park, with a boating lake, adventure playground and Mughal Gardens.

Lister Park and Cartright Hall Information
Services 622/3/5/6 (Purple Line), 680
Website www.bradfordmuseums.org/cartwrighthall/index.htm

Bradford 1 Gallery

Bradford 1 Gallery

The Bradford 1 Gallery is a new gallery right in the centre of Bradford on Centenary Square. It's home to exhibitions of contemporary and historic art and craft. It will host shows from national and regional touring venues as well as drawing upon the major collections of the museums and galleries service.

Bradford 1 Gallery Information
Services Any bus to Bradford City Centre
Website www.bradfordmuseums.org/bradford1gallery/index.htm

Impressions Gallery

Bradford 1 Gallery

Impressions Gallery is one of the UK's leading independent galleries for photography and shows the best of today's photographers. Come and see our stunning new space in the heart of Bradford's city centre. With talks, events, bookshop and frequently changing exhibitions, there's always something new to do. Be inspired and join in!

Entry to Impressions Gallery is free!

Impressions Gallery Information
Services Any bus to Bradford City Centre
Website www.impressions-gallery.com

Bolling Hall

Bradford 1 Gallery

Bolling Hall is situated just a mile from Bradford city centre in a quiet, leafy garden. With parts of the building dating from the Medieval, Bolling Hall is a rambling mixture of styles with every nook and cranny packed with history. During the Civil War the household supported the Royalist cause, and the house provided a stronghold during the 'siege of Bradford'.

Watch out for the 'White Lady' in the aptly named Ghost Room on your visit!

Bolling Hall Information
Services 624 (Monday-Saturday), 621 (Sunday)
Website www.bradfordmuseums.org/bollinghall/index.htm

Five Rise Locks, Bingley

Bradford 1 Gallery

The Five Rise Locks are the most spectacular feature of the Leeds-Liverpool canal and is a great place for a walk amongst beautiful scenery.

Five Rise Locks, Bingley Information
Services 616, 622/3 (Purple Line) operate to Bingley Rail Station, a short walk from the Five Rise Locks
Website www.visitbradford.com