SAY cheers to the end of half-term with an action-packed weekend of activities on offer across the Bradford district.

Pantos, rock music, comedy and a beer festival are just some of the attractions during this weekend. Here is a guide:

Family Events For February Half Term at Bronte Parsonage Museum Friday

The half-term activities at the Haworth site include free talks and walks, hands on history, a craft workshop. Open between 10am and 4pm.

Activities are suitable for all the family and free with admission to the Museum.

Go to for more details.

We Will Rock You The Musical at Alhambra Theatre - Friday and Saturday

A night where Queen will be celebrated with 24 of their biggest hits including Radio Ga Ga, I Want To Break Free and Bohemian Rhapsody.

For more information on tickets, priced £21 to £42.50, go to

Printmaking at Bradford School of Art at Dye House Gallery - Friday and Saturday

This art exhibition looks back at the work that has been produced by the printmaking courses at Bradford School of Art.

The event will run until Friday, April 3 and is open daily between 10am and 4pm. Free entrance.

Hidden Treasures Tour at National Science and Media Museum - Friday

Take a free guided tour of our collection and discover some of the museum’s hidden treasures.

The 20-minute tour includes objects from the history of TV and film.

Recommended for families with children aged seven and over. The day's tours are at 1pm and 1.30pm, meet in the museum foyer.

Go to This tour free, but a ticket is required. Book your free tickets online.

Early Birds at National Science and Media Museum - Saturday

Early Birds is a free event for families with children who have an autism spectrum condition, an anxiety disorder, or a special educational need that means they would benefit from a quieter, more relaxed museum opening.

The museum will open at 8.30am and will be available exclusively for Early Birds guests until 10am, when we open our doors to the general public.

Entry and activities are free, but booking is required.

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

This February half-term, discover the world of videogames with CBBC.

What does it take to digitise the wild antics of the Operation Ouch! doctors? How do you bring the exciting adventures of The Dumping Ground online?

There’ll be play zones previewing the latest CBBC game releases from Danger Mouse, The Worst Witch and The Next Step.

Go to for more details. Free entry.

Sleeping Beauty at Bradford Playhouse - Friday and Saturday

Drama Unlimited's pantomime features the adventures of Princess Aurora, wicked Carabosse and her naughty pussy cat, Spindleshanks.

The nightly performances start at 7.15pm, with a matinee showing on Saturday at 2.15pm.

Tickets are priced £12 full; £10 concession and £40 for a family ticket.

Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs at Addingham Memorial Hall - Pantomime - Friday and Saturday

Addingham Pantomime Group presents Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs on Friday from 7.30pm and on Saturday from 6.30pm.

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

Bradford Beer Festival at Victoria Hall - Saltaire - Thursday to Saturday

Bradford Beer Festival will showcase more than 130 real ales, keg and international beers, real ciders and perries and fruit wines.

The event cannot accept entry to anyone under 18 (even if accompanied).

Tickets are available online via the website, in selected pubs, or by post.

Advance tickets available for all sessions except Friday afternoon.

Thursday - £3. Friday Afternoon - £3 or free to CAMRA card-carrying members. Pay on entry. Friday evening, Saturday afternoon & Saturday evening - £5.

Go to for tickets.

Mini Mardi Gras at Bradford City Centre - Friday onwards

A taste of New Orleans comes to BD1 between Friday 21st to Tuesday, February 25.

Friday: Live music at The Old Crown. Saturday: Live music all day at The Brick Box Rooms, plus a guest DJ.

Come and dance to The Cajun Aces, a three-piece band playing traditional Cajun music from the French-speaking rural districts of South West Louisiana.

Sunday: Live music at Romy’s in Sunbridgewells.

TILT/SHIFT: Politics of Portraiture at Impressions Gallery - Friday

Arpita Shah leads the pay as you feel workshop for an insight into the ethics and politics of portraiture and collaboration.

It will be held between 2pm and 4.30pm.

Aria Quartet Zurich at St George's Hall - Friday

The Aria Quartet make their Bradford Chamber Season debut with a programme of music including Haydn and Mozart.

The show begins at 7.30pm, with tickets priced £16.50 to £18.50.

Go to for more information.

ELO Again - Return to the Blue Tour at Kings Hall and Winter Gardens - Friday

The ELO tribute band celebrate the songs of Jeff Lynne for the show which gets under way at 7.30pm.

Tickets are priced £25 Stalls & Balcony, £100 Box (4 seats). Go to or details.

Flo and Joan - Before The Screaming Starts at Studio Theatre - Friday

Musical comedy sisters Flo and Joan bring their new show Before The Screaming Starts to The Studio.

Tickets for the show, which begins at 8pm, are priced £16.

Nightrain - Romeos Daughter at Nightrain

Romeo's Daughter visit Nightrain, Queensgate, Bradford, for the first time

The show will be held between 9pm and 11pm with tickets priced £10 to £13.

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.

‘Bahamas’ Railtour to Carlisle at Keighley and Worth Valley Railway - Saturday

Following the success of the two 2019 KWVR ‘Bahamas’ Railtours, we have decided to launch a third tour.

The train will depart Oxenhope, terminus of the KWVR, at 8.15am, stopping to collect passengers at Haworth and Keighley on the KWVR and Skipton. On leaving Skipton, the train heads to Hellifield and on to Settle Junction where the climb over the famous Settle & Carlisle Railway begins. The Settle & Carlisle Line, boasts the highest railway summit in England at Ais Gill, 1,169 feet above sea level. The trip will include a two-and-a-half hour stay in Carlisle before the return journey which stops in Keighley for a 12-hour trip.

Tickets: First Class: £149, Standard Class: £79. There is a £3.50 booking charge for phone bookings. For more information, call Keighley and Worth Valley Railway on 01535 645214, email or go to

The Music of Prince at St George's Hall - Saturday

Celebrate the life, legacy and the music of Prince with a tribute night of his hits including Little Red Corvette, Purple Rain, Kiss, Diamonds And Pearls, Raspberry Beret, U Got The Look, When Doves Cry, Cream, I Wanna Be Your Lover and so many more.

The show starts at 7.30pm, tickets priced £26. Go to for more information.

Nightrain - Electric Circus at Nightrain - Saturday

Electric Circus - THE definitive tribute to WASP hit the Nightrain, Queensgate, Bradford, between 9pm and 11pm. Tickets priced £5 to £7.

Music at the Museum: The Haworth Band at Cliffe Castle Museum and Park - Sunday

The free performance by The Haworth Band between 2pm and 3pm.

Bolshoi Ballet Live: Swan Lake at Pictureville at National Science and Media Museum - Sunday

Tchaikovsky’s ballet will be brought to the Bradford big screen with a new cast for the most beloved ballet in the classical canon.

The showing, rated 12A, is two hours 25 minutes long and starts at 3pm.

Tickets priced: £19.50 - Adult; £17.50 - Concession; £10 - Under-16s. Go to for more details.

Jazz On Tap with Emily Brown And Jazzin’ Around at Salt Beer Factory - Sunday

On the last Sunday of every month NOTN and Salt Beer Factory bring some of the best local Jazz acts to the taproom.

February's ‘Jazz On Tap’ features Emily Brown from 7.30pm. Tickets, priced £5, are available on the door.