About us

Bradford Big Screen sits at the heart of the vibrant City Park which sees on average 500,000 people passing through every month. For events there can be as many as 150,000 people gathered in the space and increasingly we are seeing the screen feature as part of many events.

Our remit is to entertain and inform and so we screen a mix of local and national news, cultural and sporting content seven days a week, 7am until 11pm. We also host our own events like the Royal Opera House screenings and we have the facility to host events for other organisations, working closely alongside the council events team.

Our content segments include

What’s On

Bradford is a busy and exciting city. What’s On is a listings service promoting cultural, sporting and other events in and around the Bradford area. If you would like to submit any content to the Big Screen What’s On guide, please contact us.

Life

This is our Life section, which showcases what goes on culturally and creatively around Bradford. If you would like to submit any content to the Big Screen Life section, please contact us.
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    Not Just Hockney art exhibition

    12:30 pmBradford's Big Screen

    NOT JUST HOCKNEY

    AN EXCITING EXHIBITION ON BRADFORD BIG SCREEN SHARING THE WORK OF HUNDREDS OF ARTISTS FROM ACROSS THE DISTRICT WITH VISITORS TO THE CITY. ON THE SCREEN EVERY DAY AT 1230

    Not Just Hockney is the brainchild of amateur arts enthusiast Colin Neville. The exhibition features work from painters, ceramists, textile and jewellery makers. Artists involved say the project gives them vital outdoor “gallery” space after harsh economic times have seen many local galleries closing. If you can't get down to the screen watch the exhibition here.

    September and October's exhibition - Land and Sea

    Artists

    Jacky-Al-Samarraie

    Jacky Al-Samarraie is a graphic designer and founder  of The Art Rooms in Saltaire, where she designs a wide range of prints, cards, stationery, and homeware.  Her distinctive landscape designs are characterised by silhouettes of trees, people, or man-made features juxtaposed with blocks of colour.  Jacky also organises and teaches on printmaking workshops at her studio in Saltaire.
    Contact: theartrooms.co.uk

    Allan Brack

    Allan Brack lives locally with his partner and fellow artist, Mandy Farrar. The sea is a recurring theme in Allan’s work and his recent paintings have been inspired and taken their titles from the poetry and lyrics of Leonard Cohen.  Allan’s artwork has been exhibited regionally, including at the University of Bradford, and the Joseph Rowntree Trust Headquarters, who also purchased Allan’s work for their permanent collection.
    Contact: Search Facebook for The Undertow Gallery

    Martin Cosgrove

    The local artist, Martin Cosgrove, originally studied medicine and trained and worked as a doctor.  However, after he retired he studied fine art and printing and now draws predominantly with charcoal and pencil, and paints, mainly in oils, in an expressive, often abstract way.  He has had solo exhibitions in Cambridge, Essex and in Yorkshire, including a ‘Fresh Horizons’ show of abstract landscapes at Bradford Cathedral in 2019.
    Contact: cargocollective.com/martintheartist

    Clare Haley

    Clare Haley was born in Bradford.  She worked for Hallmark Cards in a range of creative roles, but become a full-time freelance artist in 2010. Her current work is inspired by the landscape and big skies of northern England, particularly Yorkshire, and her paintings have now been widely exhibited, including at the Great North Show, as well as in a range of regional galleries.
    Contact: clarehaley.com

    Sarah Harris

    Sarah Harris is a screen print artist from Shipley.  In 2013 Sarah won the Curzon Exhibition Award at the ‘New Lights’ art prize for artists from Northern England, which led to a solo show in Ripon.  Sarah’s work has since been exhibited widely across the region, including solo shows at Cartwright Hall and Bradford Cathedral. She also leads workshops in printing techniques, including screen-printing. Contact: sarahharrisprints.co.uk

    Greg Learmonth Self-Portrait

    Greg Learmonth is a largely self-taught professional painter, living in the Ilkley area. His subjects, although including townscape and still life, are predominantly of landscape and coastal scenes, particularly of the Yorkshire region. He is the Chair and Treasurer of the Burley-in-Wharfedale Art Club and exhibits his impressionistic artwork at venues across the region, including regular solo shows at Burley-in-Wharfedale.
    Contact: greglearmonth.co.uk

    Bradford UNESCO City of Film, David Wilson said: “Some of the artists we are working with are well known but others are not and so we’re delighted to be supporting local creativity. The images and photographs of the work are stunning and will no doubt draw some real attention in City Park.”

    Not Just Hockney will run every day at 1230 on Bradford Big Screen. Six different artists will feature  bi-monthly.  For more see http://www.notjusthockney.info/

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Commercial content and advertising

We do accept some commercial content, campaigns and advertising on the premise that it sits within our content guidelines.

The basic service on offer includes

  • For an event you can make up a slide using our specifications and it can run in our What's on listings guide. On average the slide should get play 6x a day for 30 seconds each time between the hours of 7am and 11pm. The slide cannot contain ticket prices or sponsor logos. This is a free service but the timings are random and so we cannot guarantee which part of the day your slide will be seen. Should you wish to target a specific audience this might not be a suitable service for you. Contact us.
  • You can use our peak time promotional slots which run 5x day for £200.00 a month. Short films or a selection of slides are appropriate and you can display ticket prices/sponsor logos. Contact us.
  • If none of the above suits we can offer a more bespoke service specifically tailored to your needs, whether it is to fit specific timings or dates. Should you wish to pursue this option then contact us.