A VISUAL history of Bradford Cathedral is being launched to celebrate its centenary.

The exhibition, which launches on Tuesday (June 4) and runs until Sunday July 14, showcases a collection of images throughout the history of the cathedral, since the parish church of St Peter became a cathedral, to the present day.

Phil Lickley, the cathedral's communications, marketing and events officer, explains the exhibition, taking place in the cathedral's Art Space, will be split into three elements including a display of photographs taken of the cathedral, including the renovation work carried out in the Fifties and Sixties; of events and activities throughout the year; the clergy who have been involved with the cathedral over the years and special events such as the recent visit in May by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, in May.

Alongside that will be a timeline from 1919 to the present day and people will be able to incorporate their own memories within this interactive experience.

A trailer for the forthcoming 'Bradford on Film' created by the Yorkshire Film Archive which is based at St John's University, York, will also be screened ahead of the launch on Friday October 4.

Says Phil: "I think it will be a really interesting look back at 100 years - how the cathedral has changed; the building and the extensions and also how its presence in the city has changed, and how it is working with different communities and how that comes across through photographs and, hopefully, will spark people's memories and inspire them to bring in some of their own and share their thoughts with us to bring it to life."

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