There are two Friends groups who support sites across the district. These groups are registered charities, set up to promote enjoyment and interest in the collections of Bradford Museums and Galleries. By becoming a Friend you can offer support by:

  • Paying an annual membership fee
  • Fundraising for projects and purchases
  • Serving as a trustee
  • Helping at openings and events
  • Working as a volunteer on conservation, research and development projects

You can become as involved as you wish and in return, your membership may bring:

  • New member’s pack
  • Mailings of what’s on and priority notice of private views, talks, openings and trips
  • Discounts including up to 20% off purchases in BMDC museums shops
  • Development of your own knowledge, interests and skills
  • Opportunities to meet museum staff make new friends amongst the Friends

Friends of Bradford Art Galleries and Museums

The Friends have special links with Cartwright Hall, Bolling Hall and Bradford Industrial Museum.
Contact [email protected] (registered charity 1108562, company limited by guarantee 5373709).

The Cliffe Castle Support Group

The Cliffe Castle Support Group (registered charity 1129655) support the work of Cliffe Castle Museum and Park, Keighley. The group is working with the museum and park teams to promote all aspects of the historic museum and park. Contact them via Cliffe Castle Museum 01535 618231 or email [email protected]