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Get the latest scoop on concerts and gigs, festivals, family events and everything else that’s happening in Calderdale. Browse our events guide to discover what’s on today, what’s on this weekend, and more things to do this month.

Sat
28

28 Jan 2023 - 15 Apr 2023
Calderdale Industrial Museum
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Family, Family, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums, Heritage

Howard Priestley ‘Ghosts’ Exhibition

Saturday 28th January until Saturday 15th April Calderdale Industrial Museum is Open Saturdays 10am - 4pm and also Thursdays in the School Holidays An exhibition of paintings by Howard Priestley.

Price: £4 – £5

Wed
15

15 Feb 2023 - 15 Feb 2023
Calderdale Industrial Museum
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Family, Family, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums, Heritage, Talks, Poetry & Literature

Wainstall Waifs – a Talk by Kim Pearson

7.30pm The mill girls from Liverpool, their journey from workhouse to independence. Refreshments available for a donation. Admission Calderdale Industrial Museum Association Members: FREE Non-Members £4 Enquire about becoming a

Price: Free – £4

Thu
16

16 Feb 2023 - 16 Feb 2023
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Family, Heritage, Theatres & Entertainment, Theatres & Entertainment

Theatre Tours with the Friends of the Victoria Theatre

Have you ever wondered what it is like to work in a theatre? Are you interested in the heritage of entertainment buildings? Or would you just like to have a

Price: £5.00

Tue
21

21 Feb 2023 - 21 Feb 2023
Calderdale Industrial Museum
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums, Heritage, Talks, Poetry & Literature

Halifax Antiquarian Society Lecture – John Smeaton & the Calder Navigation

7.30pm John Smeaton and the Calder Navigation - Lecture by Lesley Taylor & Shirley Levon, researchers and authors John Smeaton was employed by the Calder Navigation Commissioners based in Halifax

Price: Free – £3

Wed
22

22 Feb 2023 - 22 Feb 2023
Square Chapel Arts Centre
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Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Heritage, Talks, Poetry & Literature

Historical Presentation by David Glover – August 1842, The People versus the Establishment

2.15pm For some days in August 1842, People Power brought the mills of Halifax to a total standstill - this was ‘The Great Strike.’  An inspiring story of a few

Price: £6

Tue
07

07 Mar 2023 - 07 Mar 2023
Calderdale Industrial Museum
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums, Heritage, Talks, Poetry & Literature

Halifax Antiquarian Society Lecture – The History of Calderdale’s Markets

7.30pm The history of Calderdale’s markets and the positive effect they have on our towns- Lecture by John Walker, Markets Manager, Calderdale Council In any language, the Market Place conjures

Price: Free – £3

Wed
15

15 Mar 2023 - 15 Mar 2023
Calderdale Industrial Museum
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Family, Family, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums, Heritage, Talks, Poetry & Literature

Water, Coal, Wood & Iron – a Talk by Dr Stephen Caunce

7.30pm The recipe for cooking up a  ew economy in 1750. Refreshments available for a donation. Admission Calderdale Industrial Museum Association Members: FREE Non-Members £4 Enquire about becoming a member!

Price: Free – £4

Thu
16

16 Mar 2023 - 16 Mar 2023
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Family, Heritage, Theatres & Entertainment, Theatres & Entertainment

Theatre Tours with the Friends of the Victoria Theatre

Have you ever wondered what it is like to work in a theatre? Are you interested in the heritage of entertainment buildings? Or would you just like to have a

Price: £5.00

Wed
22

22 Mar 2023 - 22 Mar 2023
Square Chapel Arts Centre
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Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Heritage, Talks, Poetry & Literature

Historical Presentation by David Glover – The Earliest images of Halifax

2.15pm A kaleidoscope of grand old prints depicting our “good old town” long ago. Beginning with 17th Century images of the Gibbet, David will move on to a Halifax panorama

Price: £6

Mon
27

27 Mar 2023 - 27 Mar 2023
Discover Halifax
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Anne 'Gentleman Jack' Lister, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Heritage, Walking

“Halifax Revealed” Walking Tour

Welcome to Halifax! Whether you have lived here all your life or it is your first time here and want to orientate yourself around town through the buildings and stories

Price: £10

Tue
28

28 Mar 2023 - 28 Mar 2023
Halifax
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Accessible, Anne 'Gentleman Jack' Lister, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Heritage

Limited Edition “Halifax Town Hall Treasures and Welcome from the Mayor” Tour with tea and scones

Join us on our special guided tour of Halifax Town Hall, a building of immense architectural significance both inside and out, and be welcomed to Halifax Town Hall by the

Price: £15

Tue
28

28 Mar 2023 - 28 Mar 2023
Discover Halifax
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Anne 'Gentleman Jack' Lister, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Heritage, Walking

“Halifax Revealed” Walking Tour

Welcome to Halifax! Whether you have lived here all your life or it is your first time here and want to orientate yourself around town through the buildings and stories

Price: £10