Entries by blackdykemills

Waiting For Wednesday – Saturday 18 March

Feisty female duo with sweet and husky voices harmonise distinctively in their stirring songs on living, loving and losing.  Influenced by the likes of Joni, Janis and Emmylou, they write stories in the folk tradition and play them with a rock passion and country twang. Waiting For Wednesday have played hundreds of gigs across their […]

Bric-A-Brac in Concert – Saturday 18 February

Bric-a-Brac are a foot stomping young folk band playing traditional and original music.  Heralding from exotic corners of Yorkshire and the Midlands such as Bradford, Sherwood Forest and Moseley Bog, they play an eclectic mix of instruments; songs and tunes in their repertoire can be lead by anything from concertina to 5-string bass. Website: http://www.bricabracmusic.co.uk/ […]

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 […]