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Saturday Stop

Every Saturday, 10.30am to 4.30pm

Saturday Stop is our regular free event for families!

Visit our exhibition, relax in the Lounge overlooking City Park, and take part in free creative activities for children. You can nip in for 10 minutes or stay as long as you like.

Free event, drop in.

Oastler Market Photo Walk

Thursday 27 September 2018, 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Grab your cameras and bring your creativity on a special lunchtime exploration around Bradford's vibrant Oastler Market.

Join Impressions Gallery's Anne McNeill and Jane Hiley along with Jean McEwan from grassroots art project Wur Bradford to capture the colours, character and stories of the market, meet the traders and discover produce from around the world.

Free event, donations welcome.
Booking required via Eventbrite, limited to 15 places

Photobook Fair 2018

Saturday 20 October 2018, 11.00am to 4.30pm

It’s one of the most popular events on our calendar and a must for all photobook enthusiasts. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to browse and buy a great range of photobooks and zines, including newly published work and rare publications.

Free entry

Exhibition Launch with Chloe Dewe Mathews

Friday 5 October 2018, 6pm to 8pm

Join Chloe Dewe Mathews for the launch of her exhibition In Search of Frankenstein, with refreshments and book signing.

Free event, donations welcome
All welcome

Artist Brunch with Chloe Dewe Mathews

Saturday 6 October 2018, 12pm to 1pm

Chloe Dewe Mathews shares her experience making In Search of Frankenstein, with a chance to ask your questions afterwards.

Free event, donations welcome.
Booking recommended via Eventbrite

In association with Ilkley Literature Festival 

Curator’s Talk, Tour and Tea

Thursday 11 October 2018, 2pm to 3pm

Join curator Dr Pippa Oldfield for an informal guided tour and enjoy the exhibition in a sociable setting with tea and biscuits.

Free event
No booking required

In association with Ilkley Literature Festival

Thunder and Shadows: Poetry workshop with Sarah Corbett

Saturday 3 November, 10.00am to 4.00pm

This creative writing workshop will explore and respond to Chloe Dewe Mathews’ exhibition In Search of Frankenstein. This workshop will be immersive and challenging and is suitable for participants with some previous writing experience.

Produced and presented by Bradford Libraries
£10 / £5 concessions
Booking essential

Film screening at Picturehouse Bradford with pre-film talk and tour at Impressions Gallery from 6.00pm.

Tickets: £9 Adult / £7 Concession, buy online here

Cult-classic film screening at Picturehouse Bradford at National Science and Media Museum

Tickets: £9 Adult / £7 Concession / £6 Child (under 15) / £25 Family 4x
Buy online here

Feed Your Mind: Free Lunchtime Talk

Thursday 15 November 2018, 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Join Dr David Higgins, Associate Professor in English Literature at University of Leeds, for this informal lunchtime talk exploring the influence of environment on Frankenstein and on Romantic literature.

Free event
Booking recommended

Friendly Frankenstein: monster making workshop

Wednesday 24 October and Saturday 27 October 11am to 4pm

This year’s Bradford Family Learning Festival invites you to create, make and build, with activities at various venues across the city.

Come and take part in Friendly Frankenstein and get creative using collage, animation and crafts at this special family friendly workshop inspired by our current exhibition In Search of Frankenstein.

Free, drop in

Ten Years of Time for Tea

Friday 14 December 2018, 11.30am to 1.30pm

Join us for a special Time for Tea. Enjoy free tea and cake at our friendly, social morning in our gallery, including a raffle with festive prizes and a sing-a-long!

Free event for over 55s, drop in

Oastler Market Christmas Photo Walk

Friday 7 December 2018, 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Look up, look down, look all around! Grab your cameras and bring your creativity on a Christmassy lunchtime treasure trail around Bradford’s vibrant Oastler Market.