Vibrant and diverse, Bradford is a District rich in history yet with all the facilities and convenience of a modern city.
From the hi-tech interactive features at the National Museum of Photography, Film & Television to the sumptuous art collections at Cartwright Hall or the breathtaking 1853 Gallery - Europe's largest collection of work by David Hockney - Bradford's museums and galleries are full of surprises. Explore Roman culture, the science of colours or Victorian industry at one of the District's myriad attractions or sample food, drink, music and dance from across the globe in one of Bradford's many cosmopolitan restaurants.Hamburg
Bradford Tourist Attractions
Bradford's exotic multi-cultural heritage spans arts and crafts, literature and music, with special cultural events including an Asian inspired mela, Ilkley Literature Festival and Bradford Festival providing an unparalleled mix of cultural entertainment all year round. The legacy of literary giants J.B. Priestley and the Bront?? sisters still remains whilst the explosion of visual arts, media and cultural industries across the area provides an innovative and exciting new dimension.
A proud local history, enhanced with the stories and languages of people from many nations, is an essential part of Bradford's cultural life. The District has long enjoyed a glorious heritage of film and theatre heritage and boasts the award winning Alhambra Theatre, Bradford Playhouse and Pictureville Cinema together with the country's only IMAX and public cinerama screens.
Films made here figure prominently in British cinema history with a varied offering of mainstream and cutting edge productions both produced and shown locally.