What's On in Calderdale May 11th - 13th 2018

What's On in Calderdale May 11th - 13th 2018

Friday 11th

Enjoy a weekend of Folk, Americana and a celebration of World Music with the Hebden Folk Roots Festival 2018. There’s also street entertainment, poetry and storytelling. (Locations across Hebden Bridge & Mytholmroyd).

There’s live American Wrestling action from the World Wide Wrestling League at Todmorden Town hall tonight (7pm, Doors 6.30pm Admission £13 / Concession £11 / Ringside £15 / Family of Four £40).


Saturday 12th

This weekend is your last chance to visit Shibden Hall until the summer, as the Hall is closed for the filming of new eight part BBC/HBO costume drama 'Gentleman Jack', starring Suranne Jones as Anne Lister, from Monday May 14th - Sunday July 22nd (The hall is open Saturday 123th & Sunday 13th 11am - 5pm).

Enjoy a Vintage Fair at Hebden Bridge Town Hall this Saturday and Sunday with live vintage music, fashion furniture, vinyl and homewares (10am – 4.30pm).

Meet the Spring Lambs at Westgate Arcade, Halifax. Withens Crag Farm will be bringing some of their Spring lambs for you to meet and hold if you wish, plus live music from 'Got it Covered' between 12.30pm - 2.30pm. (10am - 3pm).

The Pushing Up Daisies festival returns to Todmorden - A community-grown festival inspiring conversations around death and dying with 70 different events happening throughout the Festival week. (12th – 19th May, various locations across Todmorden).


Sunday 13th

Join Calderdale Heritage Walks to visit sites associated with irascible Sam Hill, a well-known 18th century textile entrepreneur and the greatest landowner in Soyland at the time – quite a character! 2½ to 3 mile walk - stout footwear and outdoor gear recommended. Meet Anne Kirker at 2.15pm at Ripponden Parish Church HX6 4DF (£3 per person).

Lister Lane Cemetery is officially recognised as a European Cemetery of Significance. Come along and learn about its fantastic history at today’s Open Day (12 Noon – 4pm)

Published at 11 May 2018


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