15 Things That Could Only Happen in Bradford

Once the wool capital of the world, nowadays Bradford’s better known for its world-class curries and as the home of former One Directioner Zayn Malik.

But what else is going on beneath the surface of this vibrant city? We took to the web to find out what the Instagram and Twitter community had to say about Bradford.

Let’s get started with some of the excellent signage that’s been spotted around Bradford, from a cleverly-named deli…

… to a very bold, mango-related claim:

Bored with watching your favourite programmes on a normal screen? Then why not hit the shops and snap up this gorgeous camel TV (just don’t get the hump if the signal’s no good):

In fact, exotic animals pop up in all sorts of unexpected places in Bradford, from back gardens…

… to pavements…:

… to right there on the road:

One thing’s for sure: the people of Bradford sure do like to show their cars a lot of love, whether they’re doing everything they can to make sure the interior remains spotless…

Paaaahh, no need #onlyinbradford #onlyinyorkshire #noneed

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…indulging in some ingenious customisation…

…transforming their vehicle into a colourful junkyard on wheels…

On the way to the show last night, knew it would be a crazy night!!!! #onlyinbradford

A photo posted by Jo Doyle (@jodoyle2206) on

…or simply getting their car ‘shipshape’:

With so many weird and wonderful car creations on the road, it seems like parking’s at a premium too…

…unless you’re travelling by horse and cart, of course:

But, questionable parking practices aside, there’s also plenty of praise on social media for Bradford’s sense of community:

…lush scenery…

#Saltaire #shipley #bradford #yorkshire #england #autumn #autumnal #canal #trees #leaves

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… and, of course, it’s delicious food:

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