What's On in Calderdale 6th - 8th July 2018

What's On in Calderdale 6th - 8th July 2018

Friday 6th

Across the Upper Calder Valley artists and craftspeople will be welcoming you into their studios and workshops as the Hebden Bridge Open Studios returns. This is a great opportunity to view and purchase original work from established and new talent in this flourishing creative community including painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, jewellery, photography, textiles, leatherwork and more. (6th – 8th July 11am – 5pm)


Saturday 7th

Enjoy a gentle morning walk around the meadows at Cromwell Bottom discovering the meadows, plants and flowers.  Meet at 10am in the Cromwell Bottom Local Nature Reserve Car Park, (Behind Cromwell House, off the A6025 Elland- Brighouse Road HD6 2RG – look out for the brown road sign). FREE.

The Todmorden Country Fair is sure to entertain the whole family with a wide selection of Trade Stalls, Food & Drink Stands, Entertainment Shows, Animal Events and Children Attractions. (7am – 5pm Adults £5, Children £2.50, Family £12).

There's traditional fun for all ages at the New Mytholmroyd Gala, Burnley Road Academy Playing fields, 11.30am – 4pm FREE admission).

This year’s Heptonstall Festival has the theme of 'Myths & Monsters!' This family-friendly event is held across the whole village of Heptonstall, with activities happening throughout the day including street entertainers, face painting, live music and with all sorts of delicious street food to enjoy. From 12 Noon, FREE entry).

Halifax Minster Summer Festival continues with The York waits in concert! (7.30pm Adults 310

The Chris Irvin Concert Orchestra and Hebden Bridge Little Theatre Choir present a FREE concert Light Music for Summertime at Hebden Bridge Little Theatre, which will include traditional favourites and popular works by Farnon, Ketelbey, Sullivan & Rodgers. (7.30pm Free entry - donations welcome).


Sunday 8th

The Piece Hall’s immense piazza and golden stone columns provide a gorgeous backdrop to a day of discovering the stories behind the antiquities in the attic as BBC One’s The Antiques Roadshow comes to town. (Doors will open at 9.30am and as long as you are in the queue by 5pm you will be seen by one of the Antiques Roadshow experts. You are free to come along after 5pm without any items and may still end up on television. FREE. no need to book, just come down.)

Calderdale Industrial Museum will be open this Sunday too, from 10am to 4pm - giving you a great opportunity to visit whilst enjoying the Antiques Roadshow at The Piece Hall.

It’s the annual Castle Carr Fountain Walk! This famous local landmark designed and built in the 1870’s comprises an ornamental water garden situated between two reservoirs. The garden consists of a main circular pool in the middle of which sits a single jet fountain. It attains a height that is only second in England, to that at Chatsworth House! A picturesque walk, 2.5 miles each way will commence from the Cat I’th Well Inn at 12pm prompt. The estate will be open from noon until 3pm. NB: Please note this event is strictly tickets only.

Halifax Minster Summer Festival concludes with a ‘Come and Sing Choral Evensong’. Come along at 2pm to rehearse followed by a service at 4pm. Canticles - Stanford in C, Psalm 150 and Wesley's great anthem - Blessed be the God and Father. (£5 donation to rehearse and perform at this event).

It's a Knockout at the Old Brodlieans Rugby Union Football Club. Fun for all; team challenges, bouncy castles, food stalls, sporting memorabilia auctions, tombola, music, bar and much more! (12 Noon – 4pm)

Explore Elland Town Centre with Calderdale Heritage Walks. Meet Ian Philp at 2.15 pm by Elland Parish Church notice board. HX5 0RU. (£3 per person).

Published at 6 Jul 2018

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