BRADFORD Literature Festival has triumphed at the White Rose Awards, taking home the Tourism event of the Year trophy.

The team behind the festival, which has been running in the city since 2014, picked up the award at a ceremony in Harrogate on Monday night.

They were up against other venues and event such as The Yorkshire Dales Food and Drink festival, Scarborough Open Air Theatres, Hallowscream at York Maze, and A Thornton Hall Farm Christmas Adventure.

Festival Director, Syima Aslam, said: “I’m incredibly proud that the festival has won Tourism event of the year. You can read more here.