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The World Heritage Weekender

April 2012

World HeritageWeekend Weekend 20-22 20-22 april 2012, Full programme WorldHeritage Heritage April2012, 2012, FullProgramme Programme World Weekend 20-22 April Full Friday 20th April Friday 20th April time

7:30pm 7:30pm


Steampunk concert with BB Black Dog, Ovibus, Steampunk concert with BB Black Dog, Ovibus, Steve Huison & Shaun Beggs Steve Huison & Shaun Beggs


Caroline Social Club, cost £4

Caroline Social Club, cost £4

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd April NB: All outdoor events may be re-located or cancelled in the event of poor weather Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd April time activity All day World Heritage Treasure Hunt All day World Heritage Treasure Hunt

10am to 4pm

Victorian Fun FairExhibition Saltaire Archive

Roberts Park Promenade Salt Building, Shipley College, Victoria Rd

10am to 4pm

Saltaire Golden Archive Threads Exhibition Preview

10am to 4pm

Golden Threads Exhibition Blaenavon Drawing Boardpreview Exhibition

10am to 4pm

Blaenavon Drawing Board Exhibition Texere Yarns Stall and Knitting Demonstrations

10am to 4pm

Taxere Yarns & knitters demonstrations West Yorkshire Organicwith Group Stall and materials

10am to 4pm

10am to 4pm 10am to 4pm 10am to 4pm 12 noon to 4pm

Venue Collect clues from Visitor Info Centre, CollectVictoria clues from Visitor Info Centre, Victoria Rd Rd

West Yorkshire Bat Group

West Yorkshire Organic group

Saltaire Cricket Club Memorabilia Exhibition

West Yorkshire Bat Group – make a badge

Leeds Liverpool Canal Activities

Saltaire Cricket club memorabilia exhibition

Salt Building, Shipley College, Victoria Rd Salt Building, ShipleyShipley College,College, VictoriaVictoria Rd Salt Building, Rd

Roberts Park, East Shelter Roberts Park, Park Roberts East Shelter

Roberts Park

Roberts Park Park, Half Moon Cafe Roberts

Roberts Park

Roberts Park, Half Moon Cafe

Shipley Glen Tramway & Museum open to the public

Leeds Liverpool Canal Society

Shipley Glen Tramway

2pm and 3.10pm British ‘After the War Was Over’ Outdoor Theatre Waterways

Canal Tow Path,Park, Victoria Road Roberts North Shelter

11am & 2pm

Horse Boating Society and the horseboat Elland

Canal Tow Path, Below Hirst Lock

time to 4pm 10am

activity Saltaire Hand Made Arts and Crafts

VenueCaroline Social Club

NB: All outdoor events may be re-located or cancelled in the event of poor weather Saturday 21st April 12noon to 4pm Glen Tramway & Museum open to the public Glen Tramway 9.30am/12 noon/ Salts Walks Costumed Guided Tour Starts Visitor Information Centre, 2pm & 3.10pm After the War Was Over. Play by Hattie Townsend Roberts Park,from North Shelter 2pm Victoria Rd Saturday 21st April 10am to 1pm Local Produce Market Caroline St car park

Market 10.30am to 3pm Farmers Silk Painting Drop-in Workshop

Caroline StBuilding, car park Shipley College, Victoria Rd Salt

10am to 4pm

Saltaire Hand Made craft fair Plant Stall - Friends of Roberts Park

Caroline Social Park Club Roberts

10am to 4pm

Textile Workshop Victorian Funfair

10.30am to 4pm

Plant Stall - Friends of Roberts park Live Alpacas

Salt Building, College, Victoria Rd RobertsShipley Park Promenade Roberts Park Park, by the Bandstand Roberts

10am to 4pm

alpacas 10.30am to 4pm Live Alpaca Workshop 10.30am to 4pm

Roberts Park, in the Bandstand

Lou Sumray invites you to draw/ Steampunk Meeting make & decorate your own alpaca

Roberts Park, In/by the Bandstand

From 11am

Steampunk get together

Caroline Social Club

From 1pm

Saltaire Cricket Club V Spen Victoria

Roberts Park, Cricket Pitch

From 11am

11am and 2pm From 1pm 3.15pm 3.15pm

Horse boat harnessing demonstrations Saltaire Cricket Club V Spen Victoria

Canal Tow Path, below Hirst Lock Roberts Park, Cricket Pitch

Blaenavon Industrial Landscape World Heritage Site:

Blaenavon Industrial Landscape World A Catalyst forARegeneration by John Rodger Salt Building, College, Rd Heritage Site: Catalyst for Regeneration by MBE Salt Building, ShipleyShipley College, VictoriaVictoria Rd John Rodger MBE

Sunday 22nd April Sunday 22nd April 10am to 4pm Cadbury Spots V Stripes time

Caroline Social Club

NB: All outdoor events may be re-located or cancelled in the event of poor weather


Roberts Park


10.30am to 3pm 10am to 4pm

Textile Corsage Drop-in Workshop with Young Cadbury Spots V Stripes organized by Park Ambassadors from Bradford Museums and Galleries Roberts Salt Building, Shipley College, Victoria Rd

10am to 4pm 10.30am

Horse Boat, Elland Heritage Village Views 6 mile (9.6km) circular walk

From 12.30 12pm & 2pm

Caroline Social by Club welcomes all for refreshments Salt Building, CarolineShipley Social College, Club Morris Dancing Rainbow Morris Victoria Rd

12.30 3.15pmand 2pm

Morris by Rainbow SolovkiDancing World Heritage Site -Morris

Salt Building, Shipley College, Victoria Rd

3.15pm Supported by

by Mike Clarke

Salt Building, Shipley College, Victoria Rd



Canal Tow Path, Victoria Rd

Meet next to Railway Station

Heritage VillageClub Views 6 mile (9.6km) circular walk Caroline Meet nextClub to Railway Station Caroline Social welcomes all for refreshments Social 11am Salts Walks Costumed Guided Tour Starts from Visitor Information Centre, From and 12pm2pm Bradford Museum’s Young Ambassadors on hand to tell you about their work Victoria Rd

an illustrated by­aMike Clarke presentation Solovki Worldpresentation Heritage Site n illustrated

World Heritage Weekend Activities ‘After the War Was Over’ Set in the beautiful surroundings of Roberts Park this outdoor play is based on true local events surrounding a lurid murder trial in spring 1919 that enveloped the family of mill owner Sir James Roberts.

20-22 April 2012

Saltaire Archives Exhibition The Saltaire Archive is a unique collection of pictures, artefacts and Salt family memorabilia giving an insight into the history of Saltaire.

Alpaca Workshop Make and decorate your own alpaca at this drop in craft workshop.

Saltaire Cricket Club 2nd XI v Spen Victoria 2nd XI Relax and enjoy watching cricket in Roberts Park. Refreshments available from the Half Moon Pavilion.

The Blaenavon Drawing Board is a large scale collaborative art work produced by visitors to the Blaenavon World Heritage Site in South Wales. It explores how a town and people were born out of an inspirational landscape which has drawn people from all over the world since the industry began in 1789.

Saltaire Cricket Club Memorabilia Exhibition Saltaire Cricket Club was established in 1869 and has a proud history of competing in the famous Bradford League, which they have won 6 times. Famous ex-players include England Test greats S.F.Barnes and Jim Laker.

Blaenavon Industrial Landscape World Heritage Site: A Catalyst for Regeneration In this illustrated presentation John Rodger MBE will describe how the run down south Wales mining town of Blaenavon sought to build a “Future on the Past” using the achievement of World Heritage Site inscription as a catalyst for community regeneration.

Saltaire Handmade Arts and Crafts An art and craft event featuring local artists, crafters and traders. 100% handmade and produced by the talented people that will be there selling their work.

Cadbury’s Spots V Stripes Supervised activities for children sponsored by Cadburys. Join in with a variety of games to win points for your team either Spots or Stripes! Friends of Roberts Park Plant Sale Visit the Plant Sale stall in Roberts Park, your purchases will help to maintain this beautiful park. Golden Threads Exhibition Preview For several years Young Curators have been exploring Bradford’s rich collection of textiles from across the world. Find out more about the Golden Threads exhibition, which will be on display from 19th May at Bradford Industrial Museum. Heritage Village Views walk Meet David Anderson and Colin Pitts at 10.30 am next to the railway station exit in Victoria Road for a 6 mile (9 km) circular walk with some rocky paths and a steady climb to taken in fantastic views of Saltaire. Sturdy shoes and packed lunch recommended. Horse Boating Demonstrations (Saturday) For the first time in 60 years a horse-drawn boat will be travelling along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal from Leeds to Wigan. At 11am and 2pm, the Horse Boating Society will give a horse harnessing demonstration below Hirst Lock, followed by making their way with the horse-drawn boat between Hirst Lock and Shipley and return to Saltaire to show horseboating and the passage through Hirst Lock.   Horse Boat Elland (Sunday) Step on board the horse boat Elland to find out more about how horsedrawn boats transported goods along Britain ’s canals for about 200 years. See the tiny cabin where the crew lived. Leeds and Liverpool Canal Activities Learn about the history and heritage of the waterway that was vital to Titus Salt’s business. Experts from the Leeds & Liverpool Canal Society will be on hand to answer your queries and try new hands on ways of learning about the canal with the team from British Waterways. Live Alpacas Meet Greenside Alpaca’s prize-winning animals Hobnob, Socrates and Bailey. See and feel for yourself why Titus Salt thought alpaca wool would make a luxurious alternative to sheep’s wool! Local Produce Market Our Local Produce Markets ensure you will be surrounded by a wonderful array of produce including, beautiful home baking, delicious cheeses and great tasting dairy produce, succulent meats and many other products to tempt you back more than once! Rainbow Morris Dancing Saltaire’s very own Morris dancing team will be performing dances with clogs, bells, garlands hankies and sticks following the North West tradition of Morris dancing.

Salts Walks Costumed Guided Tour Take a lively and entertaining tour around the World Heritage Site with costumed guides. Adults £4 / Children £3 (12 and under). Walks take approximately 1 hour. Shipley Glen Tramway and Museum Take a ride on the Shipley Glen Tramway up to the local beauty spot of Shipley Glen. Dating from 1895 the quarter-mile cable tramway is the oldest working tramway in Great Britain. Silk Painting Workshop Have a go at creating your own prints on fine delicate silk in this drop in workshop. Solovki World Heritage Site an Illustrated Presentation Canal historian, Mike Clarke, will share his experiences of the Solovki World Heritage Site in northern Russia. Solovki has had a fascinating history. Built as a fortified monastery in the 16th century, the monks soon developed industries and a network of canals. The monastery became part of the infamous GULAG archipelago of forced labour camps after the Russian Revolution of 1917. Today it is again a monastery, as well as a WHS. Steampunk Concert with BB Black Dog, Ovibus, Steve Huison and Shawn Beggs The British Steampunk band BB Black Dog get the World Heritage celebrations under way. Support is provided by Steve Huison and Shaun Beggs with specially written World Heritage song and Ovibus with a selection of Western European music from the 10th – 13th Centuries. Texere Yarns and Knitting Demonstrations Texere Yarns suppliers of double knitting wool and yarns for textile crafts will be exhibiting their products along with knitting demonstrations by their knitting group. Textile Corsage Workshop Join Bradford Museum’s young ambassadors in making textile corsages from our new worsted cloth woven at the Bradford Industrial Museum in this drop in workshop. Victorian Funfair Enjoy three classics of the Victorian funfair, the Helter Skelter, Hook-aDuck and the roundabout. West Yorkshire Bat Group Find out about the groups work to conserve and care for injured bats. Visit their stall to see how you can help and have a go at making a badge. West Yorkshire Organic Group Find out more about buying and growing organic food. Visit their stall where children will be able to plant something up and take it home! World Heritage Treasure Hunt Hidden in shop windows throughout Saltaire are unusual items representing the UK’s World Heritage Sites. Can you find them? Pick up a trail sheet from the Visitor Information Centre to start the hunt!

World Heritage Weekend 20-22 April 2012

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Higher Coach Road

Half Moon Cafe


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