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Join the #SonicFriday campaign! Every Friday we will be collecting memories and stories related to music, sound and sound technologies—from your favourite soundscape to your first CD!
Enjoy a selection of photographs from our collection showing talented canines on film sets and hanging out with human co-stars!
28 June marks the anniversary of the Stonewall riots. Alice reflects on the beginnings of Pride and how Bradford groups tackled the challenges of lockdown to stage a virtual celebration this year.
Some of the incredible engineering innovations recognised by the MacRobert Award have surprising links to image and sound technologies. Yohanes Scarlett explores five of the most significant.
Ted Humble-Smith’s conceptual photographs are on display in our current online exhibition. We asked him to give us the story behind the images.
Our new online exhibition celebrates 50 years of the MacRobert Award for engineering innovation. In this post, Marianne Jaskiewicz explores the Award’s intriguing history.
In recent years, subscription video on demand services—such as Netflix—have seen a huge rise in popularity. Sarah takes a look at some of the latest facts and figures.
Read about how a discovery in our collection helped illuminate a little-known part of Bradford history: the city’s role in the introduction of free school meals.
The global pandemic has meant that this year’s Ramadan has been unlike any before. Zahoor Bilali writes about some of the ways in which Bradford Grand Mosque have approached this challenge.
Throughout the history of cinematography, the word ‘bioscope’ has had many meanings. In this post, our Associate Curator of Film looks at some examples from our collection and beyond.
With the 75th anniversary of VE Day taking place this week, we’ve delved into our collection to reveal some fantastic photographs of the victory celebrations in May 1945.
If you play Animal Crossing: New Horizons, you can now add objects from the Science Museum Group to the game! Read on to find out how.