Category Archives: Culture

National Media Museum – the final scene?

Sadly, Bradford’s National Media Museum is under attack again. Last week a story broke which has got worse and worse. What started as “cultural asset stripping”, even “cultural rape”, is being seen as a winding down of The National Media … Continue reading

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Bradford Question Time – #BDQT

Bradford Question Time will give you the chance to question Bradford’s political, cultural, economic and social leaders via Twitter, see how they respond, and comment on their answers. How does #BDQT work? Each month, four guests will be invited to … Continue reading

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Bradford, Yorkshire & the North – We’re Massive so Act Like It!

I do a lot of complaining – I’m a Yorkshireman so it’s part of my cultural identity. I’ll get angry (through my aptly titled Angry of Bradford Twitterfeed) about how Bradford’s either ignored or vilified by the media; how governments … Continue reading

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#TweetBD – The Final Table

Well, it’s over. I’ve recorded how our local politicians have used social media, namely Twitter, to sell our wonderful city and fabulous district. I challenged them to retweet, share and crow what’s great. The results have been, well, interesting. I … Continue reading

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#TweetBD Day 6 – Welcome to BD1K

The penultimate day of the competition and, hyperbole aside, we have a player who’s effort, strength and sleight of retweeting hand would surpass those of Hercules, the Hulk and Harry Houdini combined, surely cementing fist spot. Stand up and take … Continue reading

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Bradford Christmas Lights Switch-On – Exciting!

I never thought I’d say this but, I’m really looking forward the Christmas Lights Switch-On in Bradford on November 17th. Suffice to say, it’s at my new favourite place, City Park, and I know they know how to put on … Continue reading

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#TweetBD Day 5 – A Double Century!

#TweetBD day 5 – and things are getting exciting at the top and the bottom. There’s been a record-breaking day for one politician, a change of position in the MPs’ mini-competition, and one councilor may be about to realize that … Continue reading

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