DISTRICT tourism bosses are spotlighting a series of events on offer across the area this spring.

Visit Bradford says a packed programme of activities is taking place.

Amongst the featured events is a special evening at the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth, focussing on Branwell Bronte.

It will outline painting trips he made to Cumbria, Liverpool and North Wales.

To book a place at the March 31 event, visit bronte.org.uk/bronte-200/events/378/parsonage-unwrapped-branwell-and-his-travels/374.

Other attractions highlighted by Visit Bradford – the tourism arm of Bradford Council – include the Tour de Yorkshire on April 30, an exhibition at Cartwright Hall in Bradford and the opening of the Wonderlab at the National Science and Media Museum.

Patricia Tillotson, tourism manager at Visit Bradford, said: "Bradford is a district with a proud heritage and great cultural offerings which will once again be centre stage with these exciting spring events."

Go to visitbradford.com/events for more details.