Bolling Hall Museum
Bradford Industrial Museum

Half Term Events: Storytelling with Richard O’ Neill

10:30 am – 3:00 pm

About this event

10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Bradford Industrial Museum

Storytelling with Richard O’ Neill, Bradford Industrial Museum, 31 May, 10.30am – 3pm
This half term, meet internationally acclaimed storyteller and author Richard O’Neill as he tells the story of Polonious, The Pit Pony, plus others from his collection of children’s books. Richard is from a traditional, nomadic, Romani Gypsy family.
Make some of the characters from Richard’s stories in our peg doll making workshop.
The Literacy Trust have kindly donated books for a treasure hunt – search for a book voucher hidden in the Museum and collect your free book from reception.
Read stories of travelling communities in our story corner in the Weaving Gallery. Grab a spring trail and explore the museum.

Bradford Industrial Museum

Moorside Mills, Moorside Road Eccleshill, Bradford, BD2 3HP
Opening times

Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Friday: 10am – 4pm
Saturday – Sunday: 11am – 4pm

By car

Signposted from Bradford Ring Road and Harrogate Road (A658). Bus 645 from Market Street or Hall Ings. All buses stop at Moorside Road. On the museum site there is free car parking and disabled car parking.

By public transport

From Bradford City Centre, the 660 bus departs from Drake Street stop D1, (alight at Moorside Road), and the 645 departs from Hall Ings stop H11, (alight at Harrogate Road then an approx 10 min walk).

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