THERE is lots to enjoy in the Bradford district in the coming week.

Sparkling Bradford - - details the huge range of events, activities, entertainment and performances to help plan days and trips locally.

Here is a small selection of things to do in the district this week:

Jumping the Middings

Kala Sangam, Bradford

January 21 

Tickets: Register for free

After delivering literature workshops in the region, Abda Khan and Sharena Lee Satti present an evening of performances of poetry and creative writing. Exploring the experience of growing up in Bradford in the 1970s, the performance is delivered by project participants and promises to be a nostalgic trip down memory lane.

Love Song

Bingley Little Theatre

Until January 22

Tickets: £3 to £10 + booking fee

A thought provoking play examining the shared memories, hopes, and dreams of Margaret and William. Watch the pair as they become their older selves and see their expectations change. With a reputation for quality productions dating back to 1947, the Bingley Little Theatre offers engaging performances from the community’s brightest talents.

Lucky Sods

Keighley Playhouse

January 24-29

Tickets: £10

A satirical, candid black comedy following a couple who have nothing on Friday night but £4 million on Saturday morning. This John Godber comedy, directed by Mike Ellison, promises an evening of laughs.

Live music

The Flying Duck, Ilkley

January 28

Tickets: Not required

The Flying Duck hosts regular live music sessions in the "loft" upstairs, with local acoustic bands performing everything from rock n’ roll to jazz and blues. There is a selection of craft beers and pub food available.

Cafe Scientifique

National Science and Media Museum, Bradford

January 27

Tickets: Register for free

A free discussion event exploring the latest ideas in science and technology. This talk will explore the story of William Hope’s controversial spirit photographs, and reflect on what makes for trustworthy evidence in investigations of extraordinary phenomena.

Bradford Comedy Club Hybrid Special Night

Tapestry Arts, Bradford

January 28

Tickets: £11.25

With a special hybrid of standup & improvisation, this unique night features the fabulous Discount Comedy Checkout Improv Show, with stand up sets from fantastic Geordie comedian John Lebbon, and funny man Darren ‘Griff’ Griffiths, all the way from The Midlands.

The Sparkling Bradford winter campaign works to boost the visitor economy by showcasing the visitor experience on offer across the Bradford district during winter 2021 delivered by partners VisitBradford, The Broadway Bradford, Bradford Business Improvement District (BID), Ilkley BID and Bradford Council.