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9:17am Monday 13th May 2013
A row of back-to-back terraced houses which chart changes in family life over a century has opened at the Industrial Museum in Eccleshill. The Gaythorne Row workers’ cottages offer a window into the home life of workers through the decades from the 1870s to the 1970s and tell the social history of Bradford by showing the changes in people’s living conditions during that time.
9:05am Monday 22nd April 2013
9:31am Monday 8th April 2013
Alpacas, Victorian-themed tram rides and the workings of the historic Wurlitzer organ are some of the attractions this weekend in Saltaire, when the village celebrates the International Day for Monuments and Sites with its annual World Heritage Weekend. Activities on the Leeds Liverpool Canal include how to harness a horse to tow a barge. On Sunday, there will be talks, videos and exhibitions. Saltaire Shops Trail on Saturday from 1pm offers the chance to follow the clues and find out more about the village. Shipley Glen Tramway will be manned by attendants in Victorian dress on both days and there’s a Canal Boat exhibition and children's activities at Saltaire Village when you can visit the former working canal boat Kennet and see and exhibitions on bygone times.
8:59am Monday 11th March 2013
Fancy being a time detective? Well you can at the Archaeology Fun Day, at the Phoenix South-West Building at Bradford University. A mixture of ‘drop in’ activities and taster sessions for all the family, as well as an assortment of workshops including archaeology-inspired art; Kidz Digz; Medical Mystery – discover how disease can be identified from old bones; CSI: South Pennines – help unravel the clues at a crime scene; Rock ‘n’ Roll, when you can find out about the rocks that shaped our landscape, with flint knapping demonstrations, together with local archaeology and history societies marketplace and Meet the Vikings! The free workshops run between 11am and 3pm, and booking is advised.
9:19am Monday 18th February 2013
On Friday, from 10.30am to 2.30pm the Civic Big Brew will take place in the banqueting suite at City Hall, with all proceeds to Cancer Support, Bradford and Airedale. Browse the stalls with lots of ideas for Easter and Mother’s Day, or just enjoy a cuppa with a scone or cake. The Book People will also be there and Health and Beauty students from Bradford College will be offering a selection of treatments.
9:07am Monday 28th January 2013
If you’re a fan of Strictly Come Dancing, then you’ll love this show at St George’s Hall, when Brendan Cole will be dazzling audiences with his brand new show, Licence to Thrill on Saturday. Brendan and his cast of 20 musicians and dancers will take you on a journey of music and dance in a spectacular night of entertainment.
9:49am Monday 21st January 2013
This Saturday you can browse up to 40 stalls of vintage loveliness for you and your home including 1940s tea dresses, 1950s prom gowns and jewellery, accessories, homewares and collectables from the 1920s to the 1980s, at Saltaire Vintage Home & Fashion Fair at Victoria Hall, Saltaire from 9.30 to 4pm.
8:46am Monday 29th October 2012
Youngsters can get into the Halloween spirit with a free giant haunted house, face-painting, and a trick-or-treat trail at the Haunted Half-term event at Heckmondwike market from 10am and 3pm, tomorrow. For details, call (01484) 223730.
8:48am Monday 6th August 2012
10:47am Monday 18th June 2012
Next Friday is Positive Bradford day in the City Park and Centenary Square when we have a chance to celebrate all that is good about our city. There will be stalls, music and entertainment in the heart of Bradford, so go along and celebrate being a Bradfordian.
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