Entries by blackdykemills

Social Fabric

We are currently designing a project called Social Fabric. This is based on creating a ‘crafting cafe’ scenario to draw people into contemporary textile and yarn crafting activities, whilst sharing the stories of people who have contributed to Bradford’s textile heritage over the years. The craft activities and the cafe further the QCHAP objective of […]

Moving Mayhem!

We’ve been very busy over the last six months. Moving out from our temporary space up on the second floor of Victoria Mill was quite a wrench. Lots of volunteers helped with this and we left it looking splendidly empty for its next tenant. We are all volunteers at the Venue and we’ve had fantastic […]

Roger Davies & Band – Saturday 22 April

Black Dyke Mills Heritage Venue favourite, Roger Davies, returns on the 22 April – this time with his full band. Expect songs from Roger’s back catalogue including The Ghost of Lily Fogg, Percy Shaw, Raised On Rock N’ Roll, Into The Sun and Judy Woods plus lots of brand new material. “Roger possesses the enviable […]

Tour De Yorkshire – Sunday 30 April

The Tour De Yorkshire comes to Queensbury on Sunday 30 April and the Black Dyke Mills will become a designated spectator hub for the day. A big screen will be streaming the race live from its midday start in Bradford through to the finish in Sheffield. The main peloton is expected to speed through Queensbury […]

TEN FIELDS with support – Saturday 4 February

Ten Fields are a five-piece band whose Americana influenced original songs are infused with pop sensibility. A great night of music is promised from these talented musicians. Expect soaring melodies and toe tapping tunes. “Ten Fields produce bittersweet music that’s a cut above the average indie folk band.” – Dave Haslam, R2 MAGAZINE “Ten Fields are […]

Pete Morton – Saturday 27 May

Some of the hardest edged British folk music has been produced by Leicester-born Pete Morton. Pete sings from the heart; traditional songs rubbing shoulders with contemporary tales of love, politics and social comment. The Black Dyke Mills Heritage Venue is proud to present one of the finest songwriters and performers around today. “Pete Morton is […]


Keystone are Pam Stone, vocals and tenor ukulele, husband Peter, acoustic guitars and bouzouki. Based in Featherstone, West Yorks they play a mix of Americana, folk, jazz and blues tailored to suit their audience. At a gig you are likely to hear songs by Steve Earle, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Bob Dylan as well as material […]

Santa’s Magical Forest – Saturday 12 December

Meet Santa in his Magical Forest in the Mill on Saturday 12 December between 10am and 4pm. Visit our Makers Market on Saturday 12 December and you will find a magical wardrobe with a secret door that leads to a magical forest. Waiting to greet you at the end of your journey will be Santa […]

Makers Market – Saturday 12 December

Forget the hassle of the city centre and visit our Makers Market on Saturday 12 December between 10am and 4pm. Unique gifts from a host of independent local traders. Pick up that special something just in time for Christmas! Admission is free. Hot drinks and food are available from our café.

United Harmonies – Saturday 04 June

United Harmonies wowed us all with their vibrant mix of traditional and contemporary vocal arrangements. Fabulous voices and great fun. Knock on Wood got people up and dancing – irresistible!  We really hope to have them back next year. Supported by Knock On Wood, African Drumming Class. Doors open 6:30 pm. Admission £5.00 (children free) […]