sample from the Indian collectionThe Bradford College Textile Archive offers a rich & inspirational, visual & contextual, local textile resource; accessible to students, researchers, industry and the general public. We welcome all visitors by prior booking.

Pre-arranged community and external student groups visits will include an introductory talk and a showcase of the key collections. An access fee will apply to groups.
You can download the Appointment Request form here

Please fill in this form, agree to the user policy and return it to Helen Farrar, Curator of Textiles
Bradford College Textile Archive, D13 Old Building, Carlton Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 1AY
or by email to [email protected]

We'll do our best to accommodate your request, however, please be advised that we are often booked weeks in advance, and all appointments are subject to confirmation.

Our opening times are:
Tuesday: 9-11.30am, 1.30-4pm
Wednesday: 9-11.30am, 1.30-4pm
Thursday: 9-11.30am, 1.30-4pm

Helen also offers a guided Textile History walk around Bradford based on her research which is available for groups by arrangement.