Collages take centre stage at exhibition

11:20am Friday 14th March 2014

An exhibition at Thornton’s South Square Gallery encompasses a series of new large-scale collages draped over beams, hung from walls and lying on the gallery floor.

Yorkshire Festival for Tour de France has it all

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Richard Flint (chief executive of Yorkshire Water), Henrietta Duckworth (festival executive director) and David Lascelles (chairman of the festival steering group) with the banner

1:00pm Friday 21st February 2014

The first arts festival to precede the Tour de France starts next month across the Bradford district.

Bruce to show his designs of imagination in Cleckheaton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bruce Baillie

11:00am Friday 21st February 2014

Artist Bruce Michael Baillie will be exhibiting Miscellaneous Images in Cleckheaton next week.

Bruce set to exhibit his artworks

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bruce Baillie

10:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

Artist Bruce Michael Baillie, whose work has appeared on everything from ceramic tiles to pub signs, will be exhibiting artwork in Cleckheaton from next week.

David Hockney paintings go under the hammer for first time

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Auction: Hockney's painting Room with a View

8:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

Two works by David Hockney, which have never been on sale before, are expected to fetch more than £250,000 in total when they go under the hammer at an auction in London.

Photographer captures skilled Bradford craftsmen in action

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Visitors look at the display of work of Jonas Bendiksen

6:00am Saturday 1st February 2014

The process of manufacturing in Bradford is documented in striking images on display at the National Media Museum.

David Hockney prints to go on show in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: William Rothenstein’s Landscape of War which is included in the exhibition at Cartwright Hall

7:00am Friday 31st January 2014

A selection of print portfolios by world famous artists including David Hockney and LS Lowry are to go on display in Bradford.

A yoga to heal your inner consciousness at Bradford's Kala Sangam

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kala Sangam

2:00pm Friday 31st January 2014

A performance featuring a yoga discipline said to “heal and awaken the inner consciousness” is being performed at Kala Sangam.

David Hockney prints go on display at exhibition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A print from the exhibition

12:00pm Friday 31st January 2014

A major exhibition to coincide with the 60th anniversary of David Hockney’s first print gets underway in London next month.

Bradford's Peace Museum focuses on artist Margaret Glover

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Peace Museum

10:00am Friday 17th January 2014

Bradford’s Peace Museum has opened a new exhibition about one of the Peace Movement’s most prolific artists.

Thornton gallery features screenings of artists’ work

11:00am Friday 10th January 2014

To mark the closing of the My Head is an Animal exhibition, Thornton’s South Square Gallery is putting on live performance and film screenings of artists’ work involving the moving image on Friday, January 31, between 7pm and 9pm.

Year of events to celebrate Bronte legacy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The portrait

12:40pm Friday 27th December 2013

The Bronte Society, which celebrated its 120th birthday earlier this month, is planning a full programme of events next year including lectures, panel discussions, pop-up activities all over the country.

Hockney’s work goes on display

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford artist David Hockney

10:30am Friday 27th December 2013

Artworks by David Hockney will form part of a touring exhibition.

Showcase for the 'Bradford Banksy'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Craig Everett with one of his paintings

11:00am Tuesday 26th November 2013

At first glance, it’s a haunting painting of Top Withens, capturing the bleak beauty of Haworth Moor. But look closely and the words “Emily Woz Here” are spray-painted on the side of the ramshackle old house.

The Railway Children to be screened

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A still from the film

7:00am Friday 15th November 2013

The charming 1970 film version of The Railway Children is being screened at Bradford Cathedral tonight.

Women bring textiles to life in Otley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Women bring textiles to life in Otley

3:00pm Friday 8th November 2013

A striking array of textile arts is going on show at Otley Courthouse this month.

Taking time to talk about the Home Front

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Peter Nias, Honorary Fellow of the Peace Studies department at the University of Bradford

11:20am Friday 8th November 2013

Feed your mind at a new series of lunchtime talks at Bradford’s Impressions Gallery.

Bradford artist Dudley Edwards brings his work to Yorkshire Craft Centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dudley Edwards with one of his works of art

8:00am Friday 8th November 2013

A proper artist should be able to turn his hand to virtually any subject or medium. Dudley Edwards is the living proof of that assertion.

Writers put their best feet forward for poetry walk

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The 'puddle' Stanza Stones in place on Rombalds Moor

9:11am Friday 11th October 2013

Ilkley Literature Festival’s Walking the Line next week was inspired by Simon Armitage’s Pennine Way literary trek of several years ago.

Images of war are juxtaposed in exhibition

9:23am Friday 13th September 2013

From the distant silhouette of a Lancaster bomber glimpsed over a British seaside resort to the hidden world of global arms trade fairs, The Home Front explores links between militarism, marketing and entertainment.

Mark JB Priestley’s birthday with pie and a pint

9:18am Friday 13th September 2013

Bradford-based poet Glyn Watkins is celebrating JB Priestley’s birthday with a pie and a pint.

Hear stories from the past

10:43am Friday 2nd August 2013

Folk stories of the kind the Bronte youngsters may have been told while growing up in their Haworth home are to be recited at an event at the Parsonage Museum.

Art insight with tea and cake!

10:41am Friday 2nd August 2013

There’s a chance to enjoy tea and homemade cakes while learning about a new exhibition at Bradford’s Impressions Gallery.

Creative Craig is carving out a career in sculpture

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sculptor Craig Dyson, whose work is featured at the Emporium of Dreams in Bradford

10:05am Wednesday 31st July 2013

With its outstretched wings and protruding claws it is poised ready to pounce on its prey.

Audience love Shakespeare play at East Riddlesden Hall

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Touchstone, played by David Fairs, pictured with Audrey, played by Nicholas Stafford

8:00am Wednesday 17th July 2013

Renowned Shakespearean group The Lord Chamberlain’s Men brought the bard’s hilarious gender-bending comedy As You Like It to East Riddlesden Hall in Keighley last night.

Exhibition opens on stone at Thornton gallery

2:21pm Thursday 27th June 2013

Bradford author William Cudworth, writing in about 1876, said there were upwards of 30 quarries in Thornton.

Harrison Lord Gallery hosts Fresh Faces exhibition

1:00pm Friday 21st June 2013

An exhibition called Fresh Faces, aimed at showcasing new artistic talent, has opened at the Harrison Lord Gallery in Brighouse.

Bradford University show examines the value of art

7:00pm Friday 7th June 2013

Cuts in arts funding and absence of arts subjects within proposed changes to the UK secondary school curriculum have recently been a topic of intense debate.

Shoe sculpture honours grandparents

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Art student Alexander Ziff in front of his sculpture made of shoes which he created in honour of his grandparents

10:00am Friday 7th June 2013

Art and design student Alexander Ziff has created a Holocaust memorial in honour of his grandparents, who arrived in the UK on the Kindertransport.

Sculptures go on show at Bradford museum

8:00am Saturday 4th May 2013

A series of abstract sculptures are going on show at Lister Park and Cartwright Hall Art Gallery.

Actors revealed for live TV Bradford Bollywood version of Carmen

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bollywood  Carmen actors in Bradford (back from left) Preeya Kalidas, Stephen Rahman-Hughes, Rakhee Thakrar, and (front) Rachel Leskovac and Chelsee Healey

6:35pm Thursday 2nd May 2013

Stars from British television and Indian cinema are heading the cast of a ‘Bollywood opera’ to be performed in Bradford’s City Park.

Five focus on coastal views

5:00pm Friday 19th April 2013

An affectionate look at British coastal scenes is the focus of an exhibition at Brighouse’s Harrison Lord Gallery.

Mapping a path to hidden tourism treasures through ‘quirky’ artwork

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Artist Angela Smyth’s spectacular new artwork, designed to encourage visitors to seek out the hidden treasures of Keighley and surrounding villages, such as Haworth and Cross Hills

1:40pm Sunday 14th April 2013

Hidden treasures of Keighley and surrounding villages are highlighted on spectacular new artwork.

David Hockney art show in Bradford nears end

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Hockney

7:00am Saturday 13th April 2013

There are two days left to see an exhibition of early David Hockney work at Cartwright Hall Art Gallery.

Stone carver Simon Winter to exhibit at Bradford Cathedral

8:00am Monday 8th April 2013

The art of carving stone will be featured in a new exhibition opening today at Bradford Cathedral.

Haworth artist overcomes rheumatoid arthritis to exhibit at Ripon Cathedral

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Judith Gilbert with her pictures

10:00am Saturday 6th April 2013

An artist who has overcome rheumatoid arthritis to paint is exhibiting at Ripon Cathedral.

Oakworth man resumes painting after surgery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Graham Foster at work

5:25pm Thursday 28th March 2013

An Oakworth man who temporarily lost the sight in one eye has taken up painting again following surgery.

Inspired Saltaire arts group looks to the future as charitable status confirmed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Saltaire Arts Trail

2:20pm Saturday 23rd February 2013

An arts-inspired group based in world heritage village Saltaire is celebrating its new charitable status.

Affordable art at old grammar school

10:15am Friday 22nd February 2013

One of Otley’s oldest buildings is now a functioning art gallery and occasional indoor market.

Historic club with a focus on having fun

10:15am Friday 22nd February 2013

An historic club is inviting Bradfordians to join and learn more about photography. Since its conception in 1932, Bradford Camera Club continues to attract members, who meet weekly to learn new techniques, display photographic work and – if inclined – enter competitions.

Michael Stewart’s poems study both sides of life

3:00pm Friday 8th February 2013

Valentine’s Day is for couples and so is Michael Stewart’s latest book, a slim volume of darkly comic poems that explore the nature of co-dependency, that comes out on February 14.

Ian puts real life in the picture

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Photographer Ian Beesley collecting his Royal Photographic Society fellowship from president Roy Robertson. Ian’s images can be seen at the National Media Museum until February 10

9:14am Tuesday 22nd January 2013

sholt Sewage Works is the last place you’d expect to find inspiration for an exciting career.

Artist Ashley Jackson captures a lifelong love of Yorkshire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: My Yorkshire Sketchbook by Ashley Jackson

10:52am Monday 7th January 2013

Neither age nor time have withered the love affair between Ashley Jackson and his fiery Yorkshire mistress.

Exploring the Bronte’s legacy in the art world

8:47am Friday 4th January 2013

There is a special Bronte season in Leeds with two art exhibitions, a conference and a talk this month.

Yaakov Israel's evocative images focus on country's war and peace

8:46am Friday 4th January 2013

As recent events demonstrate, Israel and its surrounding territories have been an area of contention and dispute since the country’s establishment in 1948.

Cartwright Hall's winter season features stars of art world

1:00pm Friday 14th December 2012

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery's winter season, launched on Sunday, features new exhibitions from artists David Hockney and Sophie Ryder, as well as the return of a stunning Anish Kapoor sculpture to Bradford Museums' permanent collection.

Jez Coram’s latest installation is on the corner

12:00pm Friday 14th December 2012

A new installation called Corners, by artist Jez Coram, allows visitors to peek into the usually hidden nooks and crannies of Bradford homes.

Favourite places captured at Hand Made in Bradford's gallery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cityscapes, by David Questa, is on the first floor gallery at Hand Made in Bradford until December 22

11:00am Friday 14th December 2012

Striking perspectives of cities across the world, including Bradford, have gone on display in the city centre.

Hockney’s early work to go on show

11:00am Friday 7th December 2012

An exhibition of works from the early stage of David Hockney’s career is to open at Cartwright Hall Art Gallery.

Theatre bar at Bradford Playhouse hosts show by Artists in Business trio

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tony O'Connell

10:27am Friday 7th December 2012

The New Bradford Playhouse has opened its doors to visual artists by creating an exhibition space in the basement of the Little Germany theatre.



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