Tourism in Saltaire For over one hundred and sixty years the village and its environs was a holiday destination for people working in the mills of Bradford. Every weekend droves of people would stroll down Victoria Rd, heading for Shipley Glen and the open moors where there were holiday homes. In 1879 a ‘Victorian Fairground …[Click Here To Read More]
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” A really sad beginning to Christmas week; it is with grief, sorrow and deep sadness that we have to report the death of our beloved first Patron Denys Salt great grandson of Sir Titus Salt who died early on Sunday morning. 21st December 2014 Even at 96 Denys, was bright, with a sharp alert …[Click Here To Read More]
A totally upsetting start to Christmas Week with the news that sadly our first patron Denys Salt has passed away. An amazing man who was totally supportive of Salts Walks. He will be greatly missed. read more here We welcomed 96 year old Denys Salt as our Patron. We will always endeavour to do …[Click Here To Read More]
Buy the WI Charity Calendar for just £5, Enjoy Saltaire year round, Support young families through the Home Start charity. To order please email the WI here. Only £5. Now available from Walk In Style in Saltaire 34 Bingley Road, Saltaire, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18 4RU …[Click Here To Read More]
Not About Heroes, is a promenade play performed on the streets of Saltaire. The audience will enter the war-weary world of 1919 to meet survivors of the Great War, whose lives are by no means universally tragic, but often funny and sometimes outrageous. Based on real people who lived & worked in Saltaire, the characters …[Click Here To Read More]
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Dear Residents and all folks interested in the history of Saltaire 100 years ago on 4 August 1914, Britain entered the First World War. Saltaire folk suffered greatly in the period 1914 – 1918. Every street in Saltaire had close associations with young men who were killed and wounded and with survivors who suffered great …[Click Here To Read More]
Salts Walks were recently invited to assist Titus Salt School with a project on dyeing. I was very impressed by this school initiative which was the brainchild of Heather Graham, Creative and Community Projects Manager and Claire Welles-Smith from the Fabric of Bradford Project, founded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and based at HIVE in …[Click Here To Read More]
Sir Titus Salt laid his village out on a grid-like system like the new American cities of Chicago and New York. He made sure it was built in a military style with larger houses on the ends and in the middle so that it could be self-policing. Order reigned supreme in his village. Every one lived next door …[Click Here To Read More]