Feed Your Mind: The Story of Bradford’s New Vic — Impressions Gallery

Mark Nicholson, a leading expert into the 70 year history of the building previously known as the New Victoria, The Gaumont, and Bradford Odeon, will offer an insight into its rich past at this lunchtime talk. 

As a member of Bradford Odeon Rescue Group (BORG), Mark was at the heart of the action to save the building from demolition. Come and hear the story of how this much-loved building was saved, and find out why the building is called The People’s Palace.

Copies of Mark’s book The People’s Palace The Story of Bradford’s New Vic will be available for a suggested donation of £10+ with all proceeds going to The Cinderella Club, a Bradford based charity that helps children throughout the district.

Feed Your Mind is our ongoing series of informal, insightful lunchtime talks inspired by our exhibition programme. The talk will take place in the gallery where our current exhibition Bringing the Beat Back to Bradford looks back on the history of this much loved building.

Free event, donations welcome. Booking advised via Art Tickets.

Impressions Gallery is a charity and we fundraise for everything we do. Please consider donating to support our events programme. You will be offered the option to add a donation as you complete the booking process on Art Tickets. Free tickets are available for those who would otherwise be unable to attend.

Top image: The New Victoria, 1945. Photograph Leslie Overend. Courtesy of Stephen White & Leslie Overend Archive.

The People's Palace: The Story of Bradford's New Vic

This new publication written by Mark Nicholson brings together extensive research and interviews, accompanied by a wealth of photographs, many of which have never been published before.

Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Available at Impressions Gallery for a suggested donation of £10+, with all proceeds going to The Cinderella Club, a Bradford based charity that helps children throughout the district.

The Cinderella Club
Feed Your Mind: The Story of Bradford’s New Vic — Impressions Gallery
Feed Your Mind: The Story of Bradford’s New Vic — Impressions Gallery
Feed Your Mind: The Story of Bradford’s New Vic — Impressions Gallery
Feed Your Mind: The Story of Bradford’s New Vic — Impressions Gallery
Feed Your Mind: The Story of Bradford’s New Vic — Impressions Gallery
Feed Your Mind: The Story of Bradford’s New Vic — Impressions Gallery
Feed Your Mind: The Story of Bradford’s New Vic — Impressions Gallery
Feed Your Mind: The Story of Bradford’s New Vic — Impressions Gallery
Feed Your Mind: The Story of Bradford’s New Vic — Impressions Gallery