Travel Tuesdays 18: Saltaire 

I know, it’s not Tuesday… but today I want to tell you all about my little outing to a place called Saltaire in Yorkshire. It’s a mill and village built by Sir Titus Salt in 1852 to 1859. He wanted to move his workers out of the unhealthy slums of Bradford, to a place with clean air and better facilities. The mill isn’t used anymore (it’s an art gallery and shop now) but people still live in the lovely cottages. There are lots of interesting buildings to look around and plenty of trees and flowers too.

Edit: Here’s an example of the exhibit in the art gallery in the old mill. It’s a project called “The Arrival of Spring” by David Hockney. He made these pictures by drawing on his iPhone and iPad. So clever!

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