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Exhibition, Thu 2 May - Sun 17 Nov 2019

A Yorkshireman's Travels

A Yorkshireman's Travels

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Join our eccentric intrepid traveller, Enoch Pendergast, on his World Adventure. Delve into the Victorian and Edwardian fascination with exploration and travel through images of faraway places and exotic objects. See images from the Bradford Scientific Association lantern slide collection and objects from our World Cultures collection, sent back to the UK by Bradford explorers.

The exhibition looks at Keighley and Bradford’s international role in the world and the influence of World Cultures on the area and its citizens. Bradford’s scientific societies aimed to inform and educate Bradford’s citizens about the world, through lectures and lantern slide shows, in a time when most people could not travel outside of the UK.

Come along and enjoy the show. It’ll be a ripping yarn!

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsGift shopPublic toiletsAccepts groups

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Dates Times
Thu 2 May - Sun 17 Nov 2019
Opening Times
Tuesday to Friday 10am - 4pm

Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays 11am - 4pm
Last admission 3.30pm

Closed Good Friday and Mondays except Bank Holidays.

Christmas opening times
Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and 1st January

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 4 May - Fri 12 Jul Ilkley Camera Club: Exhibition of Photography 2019
Thu 2 May - Sun 17 Nov A Yorkshireman's Travels at Cliffe Castle
Fri 21 Jun Story to Tell
Sat 22 Jun Ilkley Camera Club Talk
Sat 22 Jun - Sun 3 Nov Paralympic Heritage
Sun 30 Jun Ilkley Camera Club Talk

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    Address

    Spring Gardens Lane,
    Keighley,
    BD20 6LH

    Location

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    Map reference: SE 056422  Lat: 53.87660 Long: -1.91622

    Cliffe Castle lies in a park on the outskirts of Keighley off the A629 Skipton Road. Approximately 12-25 minutes walk from Keighley railway station, 6-15 minutes walk from the bus station.
    Buses (for example Bradford to Skipton) pass the lower main gates. The 903 bus service operates from Keighley Bus Station and serves Cliffe Castle on a limited basis.

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0.9 miles from Keighley railway station

    Facilities

    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups