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Half Term Events: Storytelling with Richard O’ Neill


May 31 2023


10:30 am - 3:00 pm

About The Event


Bradford Industrial Museum
235 Moorside Rd, Eccleshill, Bradford BD2 3HP

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.

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.