Bringing the beat back to Bradford

Timeline

A VENUE WITH
A POWERFUL HISTORY

  1.  -
    1930

    New Victoria opens

  2.  -
    1950

    Changes name to Gaumont

  3.  -
    1960

    Global stars such as Roy Orbison, The Rolling Stones and The Beatles play during this decade

  4.  -
    1969

    The Gaumont closes its doors... and changes name to Odeon Film Centre & Top Ranking Bingo Club

  5.  -
    2000

    The Odeon closes its doors

  6.  -
    2002

    A campaign to save the building from demolition is born

  7. 2013

    Bradford Council acquire the building from the Homes and Community Agency

  8. 2014

    Following a competitive process, Bradford Council award Bradford Live the rights to redevelop the building

  9.  -
    2017

    The NEC Group and Bradford Live unite forces to restore the venue

  10.  -
    2022

    A grand new opening