These are the foundations of a digital archive showing the history of the College. We'll be adding to it from time to time.
We begin with some amazing images drawn from the 1960s, 70s and 80s. Click on the fonts to travel back in time - and if any of these were blasts from your past, please get in touch!
In keeping with Bradford’s status as UNESCO’s first City of Film, we are delighted to reveal some of the College’s own movie magic!
We begin with three delightful films >>
2011 marked the centenary of the Lister Building. Here we look back at the building's history and facilities. Although the facade is unchanged, the interior has changed enomously in response to evolving educational needs. The title of each picture highlights different use today.
Lister Centenary >>
Bradford College Photography History
We have been teaching photography since the 1890s! Read about our very first course and how photography is returning to its former location in the Old Building as part of our fabulous international film school.
Photography returns to its roots >>
The Bradford Art College Theatre Group
Founded by the legendary Albert Hunt, this avant-garde theatre group was at the cutting edge of experimental theatre. Its productions were beloved by critics and audiences throughout Europe.
Bradford Art College Theatre Group >>