Celebrate English Tourism Week 2020

This spring, join us to celebrate #EnglishTourismWeek20 (25 – 31 May 2020) explore activities in Bradford & district online!

Ways to celebrate English Tourism Week by the VisitBradford Team

  • Lights, Camera, Action! Explore the amazing architecture and landscapes of Bradford UNESCO City of Film online.  Visit inspirational movie locations, both Peaky Blinders and Gunpowder are the latest in a long line of productions filmed in and around Bradford.
  • Discover live stream concerts from TLR Saltaire, show support for your favorite artists. Live from their sofa to yours – performances you won’t want to miss.
  • Bradford has a well earned reputation for some of the finest Asian food in the UK. Tantalise your taste buds by making a tasty curry at home.
  • Listen to Jane Eyre on BBC Sounds, Charlotte Bronte’s intimate and disquieting coming of age classic about secrets and lies. Read by Katherine Press. Produced by Anne Bunting.
  • Take a stroll around charming UNESCO World Heritage Site Saltaire with Google maps.  Founded in 1853 by Sir Titus Salt, a leading industrialist in the Yorkshire woollen industry.  This pretty village has a rich history and heritage, and plenty of great attractions. Destinations are right at your fingertips – literally.
  • What better way to celebrate English Tourism Week than with a very traditional afternoon tea. Put the kettle on, and order yummy treats from Bettys of Ilkley for delivery right to your door.
  •  ‘Do remember they can’t cancel the spring’. Explore a selection of artworks by artist and Bradfordian David Hockney.
  • Get your culture, history and architecture fix, without leaving the comfort of your armchair. Here’s our guide to the best Bradford Museums exhibitions online.
  • Watch Wuthering Heights online at BFI Player. Emily Brontë’s wild, dark romance is adapted by Oscar-winner Andrea Arnold. Robbie Ryan’s exquisite HD cinematography engulfs the viewer in the harsh beauty of the moors.
  • Go on a virtual tour of Cliffe Castle Museum, discover the former home of the Victorian millionaire and textile manufacturer, Henry Isaac Butterfield.
  • Jog outside | Take a hike | Ride a bike | Stay two metres apart from others*. Share your English springtime pictures with #VisitBradfordLater on Social Media. Check guidance for social distancing

For Brilliant Bradford days out take inspiration from one of our themed itineraries get a flavour of the great things you can see and do on a visit to Bradford in the future.

Make sure to check out our main guide for ‘days in’ to keep yourself occupied at home, too. We look forward to welcoming you back when the time is right.

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