February Fun in Bradford & District

Be inspired by our guide of things to do in Bradford & District this February.

The Brontë Parsonage reopens on February 1 it will host a year long exhibition entitled Making Thunder Roar: Emily Brontë. Visitors to the Brontë Parsonage Museum will have the opportunity to see the iconic portrait of Emily with Charlotte and Anne, The Brontë Sister’s, which was painted by their brother, Branwell Brontë.

During February we celebrate LGBT+ History Month. Bradford is recognised as one of the friendliest places in the UK for LGBT+ people. February will see events including installations, exhibitions, a Valentine’s Day supper, talks and film screenings at various venues across the city.

Take a ride on the GIANT Ferris wheel! And enjoy the spectacular birds-eye view across Bradford.

February means Beer Festival time, serving up a fantastic range of great beers to tempt the taste buds…. Ilkley Beer Festival at the Kings Hall, February 9 & 10 and Bradford Beer Festival at Victoria Hall, Saltaire. February 22-24.

The Yard at Ilkley will kick off a Craft Beer & Cask Festival (February 9th – 11th) alongside the fantastic Ilkley Beer Festival at the Kings Hall showcasing over 30 beers.  Encompassing craft beers from around the globe, as well as over 20 cask ales from Yorkshire and beyond.  The weekend will feature live music from 5pm Friday and DJs until late.

And if gin is more your thing, go along to the first ever Gin Festival, February 10 at The Airedale Barn, East Riddlesden Hall. Enjoy a winter’s evening with friends. There’ll be over 20 different gins to try on the night.

Love is in the air, so treat your loved one to something special this Valentine’s Day. Make sure you’re not stuck for things to do, February 14 is fast approaching.  Here are some romantic days out and event ideas.

The National Theatre’s acclaimed War Horse (February 14 – March 10) returns to Bradford. An unforgettable theatrical event, the play takes you on an extraordinary journey. Book now!

Looking for fun things to do with the family over the 2018 February half-term in Bradford & District? Get inspired with our guide of half-term events and activities.

This February, join courageous caveman Dug and his trusty sidekick Hognob for a mammoth half term full of free activities and events Early Man February 10 – 18 at the National Science + Media Museum, Bradford.

Go on a magical journey at the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway and meet Paddington February 14&15 from ‘darkest peru’.

Real Food Ilkley at South Hawksworth Street on Sunday February 4 (10am to 3pm) The open-air market celebrates the rich variety of locally produced food and drink.

Now for something spud-tacular…. The fabulous spud will get the recognition it deserves at the Potato Day in Saltaire. With 38 varieties of potato available to buy. Saturday February 10 at Shipley College’s Exhibition Hall.

For even more things to do in February visitbradford.com/events