Great Things to Do This February | Visit Bradford

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

The Brontë Parsonage reopens in February with new exhibition Anne Brontë: ‘Amid the brave and strong’. Anne’s life and work have had much less exploration than those of her sisters. This new exhibition will delve into key elements of Anne’s life, from her childhood at the Parsonage, to how her legacy has been shaped by others since her death.

Photographer Shy Burhan and Poet Sharena Lee Satti have joined forces to create an exhibition about body positivity. ‘Body Talk’ at Kala Sangam celebrates women’s stories and beauty, challenging us all to think and talk positively about our bodies.

Real Food Ilkley at South Hawksworth Street on Sunday February 2 (10am to 3pm) The open-air market celebrates the rich variety of locally produced food and drink.

Bradford Industrial Museum will hold a specialist wool market, to celebrate the patron saint of wool-combers.  The St Blaise Wool Market will take place on Sunday February 3.  There will also be food, a pop up pub, a choir and brass band and appearances from alpacas.

Bill Kenwright’s ‘Amazing’, ’Superb’, ‘Wonderful’ and ‘Brilliant’ production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical ‘Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ comes to the Alhambra Theatre 4-8 February.

Get gaming! the Yorkshire Games Festival at the National Science and Media Museum presents a weekend for videogamers of all ages, featuring a range of new games, interactive live shows and challenges, plus industry insight and careers advice from the British Esports Association. The Let’s Play family weekend on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 February takes place throughout the museum. Younger visitors can beta-test new developments from Northern developers, compete in an esports tournament and discover new games from CBBC.

The IPA Pool World Championships are coming to the Bradford Hotel 4 – 9 February, tickets to be won, prizes to take away, and top class pool to watch!

The worldwide smash hit musical ‘We Will Rock You’ by Queen and Ben Elton opens at the Alhambra Theatre 17 -22 February. The multi-million-pound show dazzles all the senses in breath-taking style. Guaranteed to blow your mind, this musical phenomenon is not to be missed!

Get up close with an animatronic T-Rex and Raptor, and learn how to be a dinosaur ranger at the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Jurassic Specials 19 – 20 February. There’ll be cute baby dinosaurs for those not quite brave enough to meet the big boys, and live reptiles waiting to meet you too.

Looking for fun things to do with the family over the 2020 February half-term in Bradford & District? Get inspired with our guide of half-term events and activities.

Now for something spud-tacular, Potato Day at Shipley College’s Exhibition Hall celebrates a humble veggie that not only tastes delicious, but is also incredibly versatile. This one’s for all the potato lovers out there!

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 great days out in Bradford & district.

The New Orleans vibe will come to Bradford with a Mini Mardi Gras! The event, which takes place February 21 – 25 involves some of the newest and liveliest venues in the city.

Sleeping Beauty is all set to delight and thrill audiences with traditional pantomime fun at the Bradford Playhouse 19 – 22 February. Spectacular, funny and unbelievably feel-good, this Drama Unlimited production follows the story of Princess Aurora. Book your tickets for the dreamiest panto in town- what better treat for February Half Term!!

Look out! Snowdrops are one of the highlights of a winter landscape, take a crisp winter walk through Bradford’s woodlands discover carpets of snowdrops, tag us in  your pics #visitbradford

Discover the best beers, ciders and lagers, with music and entertainment, it’s Beer Festival time. 7 & 8 February  Ilkley Beer Festival at the Kings Hall and 20 – 22 February Bradford Beer Festival at Victoria Hall, Saltaire.

Would you consider yourself a gin or a rum lover? Or perhaps you’re both. Whatever the answer, there’s good news for everyone as the Gin & Rum Express is coming to Keighley & Worth Valley Railway on Saturday 29 February.

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