LOVE is in the air this Valentine's Day while there is also action-packed week of activities on offer across the Bradford district.

Pantos, musicals, dance and alpacas are just some of the attractions during this weekend. Here is a guide:

Share the Love at The Broadway Bradford - Friday and Saturday, free entry

Couples can go to The Broadway, sit on a bench, snap a selfie and share to either Facebook or Instagram and tag us @broadwaybradford using the hashtag #ShareTheLoveBradford for your chance to win a £50 gift card to spend on whatever you fancy.

A winner will be announced each day from until Saturday.

Right Queer Right Now - A Big Weekender at Theatre in the Mill, Arts & Performance Festival, Thursday - Sunday

Theatre in the Mill will be filled with the talents of gay poets, comedians, theatre-makers and more from Bradford as well as across the UK.

It will feature more than a dozen shows, workshops and events. For more information, go to

Early bird discount passes - £15.

Rambert at Alhambra Theatre - Thursday and Friday

Contemporary dance company Rambert present McGregor/Motin/Shechter. For more information, go to Recommended age 8+ (strobe lighting). Tickets - £18 - £30.

Marni Nixon - The Voice Behind the Stars at Ilkley Playhouse - Friday

Eliza Jackson performs this one-woman show on the most prolific ghost singer of all time, Marni Nixon. Dubbing for over 50 Hollywood films, she was the singing voice for stars such as Audrey Hepburn, Deborah Kerr and Marilyn Monroe.

The show starts at 7.30pm and lasts for one hour. Go to for more information.

Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs at Addingham Memorial Hall

Addingham Pantomime Group presents Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs. The show will takes place on Friday from 7.30pm and Saturday from 1pm. It will then run between Wednesday, February 19 and Saturday, February 22.

Go to for more information on tickets, priced £8 and £6 children.

The Ragdolls at Bingley Arts Centre - Friday

The Ragdolls return for another Valentine night of songs from the Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons song book.

The show starts at 7.30pm on Friday and are priced £15, call the box office on 01274 567983.

Nightrain - Full Tilt at Nightrain, Friday, free entry

Full Tilt return to the Nightrain, Queensgate, Bradford. The show will be between 9pm and 11pm.

A CBBC Games Half-Term at National Science and Media Museum - Saturday and Sunday

This February half term, discover the world of videogames with CBBC. Try brand new games, have a go at coding and play along with the experts.

There’ll be play zones previewing the latest CBBC game releases from Danger Mouse, The Worst Witch and The Next Step. Play along in a new coding gameshow in Wonderlab, get top tips from the experts, and learn how user testing helps improve CBBC’s games.

Free entry, runs every day until Sunday, February 23.

Alpaca Trekking at Thornwood Alpaca Trekking Animal Event, from Saturday

The visit will include an introduction to the herd, a walk along the footpath through our farm fields, a chance to feed the alpacas and loads of feed and photo stops.

Suitable for anyone over the age of five.

Children between the ages of five and 12 will have a second lead rein and share an alpaca with an adult.

Children over 12 are able to lead their own alpaca. Younger children can also walk Herbert, their therapy and trekking sheep on their own.

To book, call 07816 495453 or go to

Prices: £25 per adult (12+), £10 per child (under 12), £10 per adult spectator.

Educating Bradford at Bradford Industrial Museum Exhibition, Saturday and Sunday onwards

Since the famous Education Act of 1870, Bradford has been a national pioneer in education and child development.

Educating Bradford is a family friendly exhibition that celebrates 150 years of education in Bradford, from 1870 to the present day;

It also shows how modern teaching methods are still influenced by 19th and 20th century educational and child healthcare reforms;

This exhibition is inspired by the landmark book Education in Bradford 1870-1970 which provided a detailed description and celebration of learning in the city. 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of its publication.

Opening times: Saturday and Sunday 11am - 4pm

The exhibition runs until November 8. For more information, call 01274 435900.

Spilt Milk at Bingley Arts Centre Play - Comedy, Saturday from 7.30pm

This comedy play follows Kathy Smith who has just turned 40 and her life is spun into a downward spiral.

Tickets - £12-£9. Call 01274 567983. Go to

Tree Felling Using Handsaws Workshop at Denso Marston Nature Reserve Workshop/Course, Baildon, Saturday and Sunday, free entry

Come and learn how to fell trees using handsaws. Visitors will find out how look at the safe methods of how to fell small trees and how to create a wildlife habitat using the wood felled.

The event will take place on both days between 10am and 2pm. Workshops are held at the Education Centre and are limited to six places.

To book a place or for more information, call Steve Warrilow on 07581 584436.

Go to Free entry

Workshops are held at the Education Centre and are limited to 6 places. To book a place or for more information contact the Warden. All the workshops are free though donations would be gratefully received.

Your Bradford at TiM Square - Children's Activity Event, from Saturday, free entry

Your Bradford will be hosted at the TiM Square in City Park, near Bradford libraries, with poet Sharena Lee Satti, rapper Lence and writer Steve Clarkson.

There will be two workshop sessions - both between 10am and 4pm - on Saturday, February 15.

Join them for fun, creative and easy going activities. The activities will be suitable for everyone and you are welcome to drop in at any point and stay as long as you like.

Community Cinema - Sunshine On Leith at Bingley Arts Centre - Saturday

Sunshine on Leith is based on the sensational stage hit of the same name, featuring music by pop-folk band The Proclaimers.

The film follows the stories of Davy and Ally, who have to re-learn how to live life in Edinburgh after coming home from serving in Afghanistan.

The PG rated film will start at 5.30pm, tickets priced £6. For more information, call 01274 567983.

Heritage Singers at Bradford Cathedral - Saturday and Sunday

Heritage singers were founded in 1994 by Tim Knight to restore and maintain the Anglican Choral Tradition in churches that no longer had choirs, and also to stand in for Cathedral choirs in holiday periods.

The choir will perform: Saturday 5.45pm - 6.30pm - Evensong; Sunday 10.15am - 11.30am - Eucharist; Sunday 4pm-5pm - Evensong. Free entry

Qawwali Live - NFAK Tribute tour at Bradford Playhouse - Saturday from 7pm

Chand Ali Khan Qawwal & Party has announced its upcoming Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Tribute Tour.

The tour will be hosted in eight cities across the UK. In an effort to bring qawwali back to the next generations and keep it alive, Chand Ali Khan Qawwal & Party take this opportunity to invite you to the electrifying tour.

Tickets - £20. For more information, call 01274 800415.

Halle at St George's Hall - Saturday from 7.30pm

St George’s Hall’s resident orchestra The Hallé perform music by Schubert, R Strauss and Mozart. They are joined by Stéphane Rancourt, the Hallé’s own Principal Oboe.

Tickets £16.50 to £33. For more information, call 01274 432000 or go to

The Traveling Wilburys Songbook at Kings Hall and Winter Gardens - Saturday from 7.30pm

The production will feature hits from George Harrison, Jeff Lynne’s ELO, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan and of course the master himself Roy Orbison, alongside a huge big screen and expert visual and live streaming. Tickets - £25.50.

Go to for more details. or call 01274 432000.

Stagefright Comedy at Ilkley Playhouse - Saturday from 8pm

Showcasing the finest acts on the UK and International comedy circuit in the intimate surroundings of the Wildman Studio, the club has become a staple of the Ilkley entertainment diary.

For people aged 16 and over. Tickets are priced £14.

For more information, go to, call 01943 609539 or email

TLR - McGoldrick, McCusker and Doyle at Caroline Street Social Club - Sunday

Music, Sun 16 Feb 2020

Folk music’s legendary triumvirate of musical magpies Mike McGoldrick, John Doyle and John McCusker perform at the Saltaire venue.

Tickets - Adults - £18. 11-16yrs - £9. Call 07855 164182

Bring and Share Lunch at Bradford Cathedral - Sunday

Visitors are asked to bring some cold food to share (savoury or sweet). Drinks will be provided. But if visitors have not brought anything you are still welcome.

This is a lovely opportunity to get to know people in a homely setting. The free event will take place between noon and 2pm.

For further information, email

Bishop Nick Baines Address: Waiting for a Miracle at Bradford Cathedral - Sunday

This address, which starts at 2pm, will be followed by refreshments at 3:30pm. Bishop Nick will also be preaching at the 4pm Evensong. Free entry

Lunchtime Talk with photographer Danny Lawson at Cartwright Hall Art Gallery Talk, Sunday

Visit the exhibition 'Assignments 2019' in the gallery, by the British Press Photographers Association.

Then join press photographer Danny Lawson and learn more about his career in photography. He joined the agency in 2005 and has travelled internationally photographing royal tours, the refugee crisis and major sporting events. He also covered the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

The talk will be held ebtween 2pm and 3.30pm. For more information, call 01274 431212 or email Free entry