Around Bradford

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As well as events on campus there are lots of things to do around the city. Here's our quick guide on what to do elsewhere in Bradford!


City Park

Our huge city centre park includes a massive mirror pool, great in good weather, with many events taking place over the year.

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The Broadway

A large shopping complex including all the biggest names in fashion, food and gifts. Why not take your NUS Extra card along for even more discounts?

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North Parade

A street full of independent bars and businesses, perfect for a night out.

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Theatres and Arts

See all the latest musicals, comedies and much more at Bradford City Centre arts venues.

University Theatre in the Mill

Bradford Theatres

Bradford Playhouse

Kala Sangam



If you like to watch sport, then there's plenty on offer in the city, if you would prefer to participate there are lots of things on offer from Bradford Council including parkrun events every Saturday morning in Horton Park and Lister Park

Bradford Council Sports and Leisure

Bradford City Football Club

Bradford Bulls


Sunbridge Wells

Newly opened and built into tunnels that run throughout the city this is an exciting new venue of small and bespoke bars and pop-up shops.

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Leisure Exchange

With food, films and bowling, there's plenty to do at the Leisure Exchange.

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With museums such as the National Media Museum, Industrial Museum and Peace Museum, there's plenty for you to enjoy.

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Further Afield

Bradford is the gateway to many exciting local places and countrysides, accessed from our two stations, alongside days out in Manchester, Leeds and York.

For more what's on around the city go to or visit the University's page all about Bradford.