11–12 May 2017

National Science and Media Museum

Department for Transport
Department for Transport Sustrans

Activities for all

Below is a list of planned walking & cycling-related activities open to the public during Cycle City Active City Bradford

May 11


Cycle City Active City Conference Day 1

Further details and registration instructons can be found on the event Programme pages


9:00am – 11:30am Cycle Superhighway: guided ride

Led by CityConnect, this ride starts from City Square in Leeds and takes in the ground-breaking new superhighway between Leeds and Bradford. Bike and luggage transfer provided, 30 places - book your free place here

10:15 – 11:15am Bradford Walking Tour

Led by John Dennis,  Chair, CityConnect Advisory Group, this hour-long tour will take in the unique sights of Bradford. Meet at Pavilion Café, 30 places, first-come, first-served basis

Supported delegate places

A limited number of supported places for the full two-day event, courtesy of the event sponsors and partners, are available for qualifying delegates attending one of the Workshops. Email 

 to apply for a supported place.

10:30am – 12:00pm Bike Friendly Business Workshop

Led by Gavin Wood of CityConnect this workshop will encourage you to think about how your workplace could become more cycle friendly and the benefits this could bring – held in the Cubby Broccolli Theatre at the National Science and Media Museum - book your free place here.

10:30am – 12:00pm Public bike share Workshop

Led by nextbike this workshop involves sharing ideas on what makes a strong and effective bike share scheme - held in the Bronte and Priestly Room in the National Science and Media Museum.  Book your free place here

10:30 – 12:00 Cycling Monitoring & Evaluation workshop

Led by Dr Andy Cope, Director of Insight, Research and Monitoring Unit at Sustrans, this workshop will cover cutting edge techniques and developments to make the case for change – held in the Braine Room in the National Science and Media Museum. Book your free place here

Ongoing throughout 11-12 May

Pop-up Bike Share in City Park

Sponsored by: nextbike

Cycling Exhibition at Forsters in City Park

Old Bikes/Memorabilia  Display of all Bradford related cycling jerseys from past and present as well as a display of a many photos and images of cycling in Bradford as possible, past and present

Existing types of bike  Examples of every possible type of bike with some explanatory text: road, city, hybrid, shopper, mountain, bmx, cycloX, time-trial, track, hipster, electric, tandem, tricycle, cargo, recliner, specialised

Bike technology  Including that manufactured in Bradford: frames, gears, components, kit, equipment

Mirror Pool displays in City Park (lights and water)

Organised by: City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Secure Bike Parking

Provided by CityConnect at Bradford Capital of Cycling, opposite the Town Hall

Community Arts and Street Decor

Provided by Creative Streets in City Park

Evening activities

19.00 Pedal-Powered Cinema in City Park

Marquee and bike-pedalled cinema showing Bradford-related films, sponsored by CityConnect

20.00 Bicycle Ballet Performance in City Park

A performance by the Bicycle Ballet featuring local multi-ability riders from Bradford Disability In Sport

20.00 After-Party Music Performance in City Park

The evening will finish with the Bradford Cycling Band '53-10' who will play a rousing set against the backdrop of water and lights!



May 12

Cycle City Active City Conference day 2

From 10.00 - 14.00 in Centenary Square, Bradford

British Cycling Skills Zone, Centenary Square

Children from local schools will ride to Bradford and practice their cycling skills on this

mini obstacle course


From 10.00 - 16.00 in Centenary Square, Bradford

Adapted Bikes Try-Out Area, Centenary Square

Bradford Disability Sports and Leisure will bring a range of adapted and decorated bikes

to Centenary Square for everyone to try

May 13-14

One In A Million/Packett's Insurance 2nd Annual Charity Ride
One In A Million/Packett's Insurance 2nd Annual Charity Ride to Masham and back

May 14

Bradford City Cycle - mass ride on 
Roads closed in Bradford City Centre for a mass Cycle Ride

May 22

Brownlee Foundation Schools' Triathlon Bradford
Organised by Bradford Grammar School

May 24

Horton Park Cycle Track Opening 
Bradford Junior CycloX World Champ Tom Pidcock attending.

Sponsors and supporters of Cycle City Active City Include:

Home | Conference Programme | Speaker Biographies | Why Attend? | Book conference places
Why exhibit? | Floorplan | Exhibiting rates & booking | Who should attend? | About us | The Venue | Contact us | Payment Terms

Delegate & Logistics Enquiries: conferences@landor.co.uk | 020 7091 7865
Programme Enquiries: juliana.orourke@landor.co.uk | 020 7193 4142
Sponsorship & Exhibiting Enquiries: daniel@landor.co.uk | 020 7091 7861

Photography by Richard Wilson Photography ©Landor LINKS 2017


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