Bradford is a city is West Yorkshire, England, in the foothills of the Pennines, 14km west of Leeds. Bradford rose to prominence during the Industrial Revolution as an international center of worsted cloth and coal manufacture, attracting workers from Ireland and Germany. The city played an important part in the early history of the Labour Party.


Latitude: 53.801465047501
Longitude: -1.721935272217

Timeline of Events Associated with Bradford

Date Event Manage
1 Mar 1859

“Modern Manufacture and Design”

Portrait of John RuskinOn 1 Mar 1859, John Ruskin delivered his third lecture on “Modern Manufacture and Design” in Bradford. Image: Portrait of John Ruskin. This image is in the public domain in the United States because its copyright has expired.

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