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On 2nd March it’s World Book Day! To celebrate, we thought we’d highlight this rather special object in our collections: …

This summer, Bradford District Museums and Galleries were delighted to be able to host ‘Hidden Histories’ with Mind The Gap at Bolling …

One of our Assistant Curators, Dr Lauren Padgett, has recently installed a display which showcases some objects in Bradford Museums’ …

To celebrate the 106th anniversary of Bolling Hall as a museum on the 22nd September 2021, and inspired by the …

ALL WELCOME! Bolling Hall Museum are having a weeding morning on Friday 23rd July We will be meeting at the entrance to Bolling Hall …

Under-fives are ‘Walk, Talk, Discover and Draw’ activities move on Bolling Hall gardens.  Bradford Museums and Galleries have teamed up …

Bolling Hall had been owned and lived in by its wealthy owners for centuries until the 19th century. Sir Francis …

On the 22nd of September 2020, it will be the 105th anniversary of Bolling Hall opening as a Museum. In …

Assistant Curator of Collections Dr Lauren Padgett tells us about how a family’s 18th century botanical gardens are now public …

Assistant Curator Lauren Padgett shares with us some of our fascinating collection of paintings by N. S. Crichton which have …

Lizzie Llabres, our Curator for Social History and Technology has written today’s blog, looking at how death is represented in …

Dr Gerard McGowan, Curator of Natural Sciences has written this latest blog on the subject of a rather interesting collection.  He …

Liz McIvor, our Curator for Social History and Technology has written this timely post for us (given that Remembrance day takes …

On Wed 12 November, Bolling Hall Museum hosted a ‘pop up’ exhibition created by Year 4 pupils of Bowling Park …

UK Disability History Month is an annual event, run in November every year since 2010.   If you’d like to …

On the 18th September, alongside nearly 600 other museums and art galleries around the world, we took part in the …

May Half-term with Bradford District Museums & Galleries

Looking for something to do  over half term? 
Have a look at our families events – follow the links for more information

28th May Dreams and Songs to sing
Cartwright Hall
Meet author Richard O’Neill for traditional stories and handicrafts

29th May –
Put yourself in the picture
Bradford Industrial Museum
Visit our “Bairds TV” display, help to make an old fashioned TV and become a news presenter or star in an advert!

30th MayLocal Myths and Legends
Bolling Hall
Listen to traditional stories and design a mythical creature.
Details here

1st June Within Nature
Cliffe Castle
Meet the artists & take part in associated family activities.