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In 2023, Dr Lauren Padgett, Assistant Curator of Collections, worked closely with Keighley Art Club to co-curate a temporary exhibition …

One of our wonderful volunteers, Ian, has been busy reading and transcribing elements of the Butterfield archive – most recently …

I must apologise to our visitors at Cliffe Castle for the hammering and banging of late but rest assured, it …

Deborah Rehmat volunteers for both Cliffe Castle Support Group and the museum helping to generate, deliver and support projects and …

We have been delighted to be able to display at Cliffe Castle, the SEW KEIGHLEY PRIDE flag. Keighley Pride’s unique …

The Lion’s Den Shed is a peer to peer support group, based in Cliffe Castle Park,  and part of the …

We’re delighted to host an exhibition of created by member of the Keighley Healthy Living Art 4 All groups The art groups …

The ‘Together We Can’ exhibition is the result of a creative writing competition between 300 of Keighley’s young people. The …

One of the first activities the Oakworth Shed did as a group during the first lockdown was  create an Oakworth …

Today’s blog is written by our new Gallery Volunteer Facilitator, Usman Mahmood. Usman reflects on his first weeks in his …

Ian, our ‘Butterfield’ Volunteer spent much of 2020 researching some of the background to the history of the Butterfields, in …

Today’s blog is has been written by Dr Gearóid Mac a’ Ghobhainn, Collections Curator at Bradford Museums & Art Galleries, …

Although Ian, our ‘Butterfield’ Volunteer has been unable to come in to continue his transcription of the letter we hold,  …

Heather Millard, Community Curator has written this latest blog about one of her favourite objects. She writes: One of the …

In this blog, our Collections Registrar Pam Keeton gives a detailed examination and fascinating insight into her favourite object in …

We are absolutely delighted to be able to show a range of arts works painted by Art Group members of Keighley …

Ian, our wonderful Butterfield archive volunteer has been trawling the family letters to find some seasonally approriate extracts to share …

 You may have noticed recently a rather large change to the window on the Grand Staircase at Cliffe Castle.  Heather …

Our Collections officer, Pam Keeton kindly agreed to write this fascinating insight into the unseen work that happens in order …

Our Assistant Curator, Kirsty agreed to write this blog, sharing an insight into some more of the stores currently being …

I always look forward to posting the entries that our Natural Science Curator, Dr Gerard McGowan writes for our blog, …

Visitors to Cliffe Castle may have noticed a rather striking exhibition on the Bracewell Smith Hall balcony area.  Currently on …

Ian, one of our volunteers at Cliffe Castle, has written us another short blog with the latest ‘gossip’ he’s discovered …

We’re lucky enough to hold within our collections some of the correspondence between members of the Butterfield family, who were …

This week’s new blog has been written by our Natural Sciences Curator, Dr Gerard McGowan He writes: A recent enquiry …

For this week’s blog, Social History Curator Heather Millard was busy getting into the festive spirit… If you’ve visited Cliffe …

We asked our new Community Engagements and Events intern, Lucy to write this blog, and give you an insight into …

In this blog, Heather Millard, our Social history curator, discusses some interesting objects linked to the Butterfield Family You’ll be used …

Click here for Music at the Museum 2022-23. Tony Carruthers is one of our Visitor Service Assistants at Cliffe Castle, and …

In this latest blog, Heather Millard , our Social history curator discusses the latest addition to displays at Cliffe Castle …

‘Do you believe in fairies?’  IN this blog, Heather Millard, our Social History curator describes the research she’s been doing …

No, it’s not a plea for help, but rather the subject of this week’s blog. If you’re visiting Cliffe Castle …

This week’s blog has been written for us by Habiba Desai, one of our work experience placements.  She writes: Hi! …

Vistors to Cliffe Castle often comment on the collection of Minerals that are on display there.  Dr Gerard McGowan, our …

One of the things many visitors comment on when they visit Cliffe Castle is the spectacular stained glass window.  Daru …

Our Curator of Natural Sciences, Dr Gerard McGowan has written this latest blog for us –  about our rather popular Pholiderpeton. …

As regular visitors to our blog may have noticed, over the last few years staff from Bradford Museums and Galleries …

Vistors to Cliffe Castle are often curious about Bloss, the Airedale terrier on display in our Keighley Stories Gallery.  Our …

Our Assistant Curator, Kirsty Gaskin was the lead on the fantanstic (and fantastical) Alice in Wonderland themed exhibition at Cliffe Castle …

As this blog is due on July 4th, we thought it appropriate to focus on Cliffe Castle Why? Isn’t it …

Our Community Music Events intern, Oscar has agreed to write the latest blog about the the project he’s been woking on: …

If you’ve visited Cliffe Castle recently, you may have noticed a few changes taking place to some of our reception …

Bradford Museums and Galleries holds some very interesting Natural Science collections, and our Curator for those Collections, Dr G. McGowan …

Our Curator of Natural Sciences, Dr Gerard McGowan has been working on a rather intriguing digitisation project with some volunteers …

Working in museums can be a bit like becoming a detective.  We do research to find out what’s happened to a particular building …

Although I coordinate the blog posts here for Bradford Museums and Galleries, my ‘day job’  is as the Social History …

You may have noticed that we have a rather exciting event planned for Cliffe Castle next month.  Kirsty Gaskin, Assistant Curator …

We thought we’d aim for a festive theme for the last blog of the year, so we’re looking at how …

Last month saw the return to Cliffe Castle of another key piece of artwork from the collection of Henry Isaac …

Visitors to the area can hardly fail to have noticed that the county seems to have gone bicycle-mad recently.  With the Tour De …

Have you spotted the recent addition to the Small Drawing Room  at Cliffe Castle? Daru Rooke, Museums Manager North  has …

If you’ve visited Cliffe Castle since the beginning of February, you may have noticed that there is now a rather …

With major changes to the national curriculum due to commence this September, BMG’s Learning Team have been working hard to …

You may not immediately spot the newest addition to Cliffe Castle’s rich and fascinating collections, but it’s taken two craftspeople …

Visitors to newly re-opened Cliffe Castle will have noticed that the costume display upstairs has changed. As part of the …

Work at Cliffe Castle continues to progress and it’s great to see the building starting to change as new lights …

Here at Cliffe Castle our major refurbishment is now in full swing. The fact that work has begun is fantastic …

All friends and fans of Cliffe Castle will be aware that the building is now closed to undergo an exciting …

In 1884 Cliffe Castle’s owner Henry Isaac Butterfield held a grand ball at his home. The event was described in …