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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

Sat
04

04 Feb 2023 - 30 Aug 2023
Bankfield Museum
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Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Family, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums

Opening the Wardrobe

Opening the Wardrobe - The History Wardrobe Collection of Lucy Adlington A unique exhibition celebrating women’s clothes and the stories they tell. This exclusive exhibition features highlights from the private

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

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

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

Sat
11

11 Mar 2023 - 30 Sep 2023
Bankfield Museum
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Family, Family, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums

A Hat for All Seasons

Celebrating all things hats! This new exhibition examines the style, function, and symbolism of headwear in British society. Showcasing highlights from the Museum collection and contemporary examples from Yorkshire milliners,

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

Mon
27

27 Mar 2023 - 31 Mar 2023
Shibden Hall
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Anne 'Gentleman Jack' Lister, Culture & Heritage, Family, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums

Visit Shibden Hall

Shibden Hall and Park will be open (Park open 24/7, but some facilities in the park, such as the café, railway, boating lake, have restricted hours). Tickets must be booked ahead for Shibden

Price: £8

Tue
28

28 Mar 2023 - 28 Mar 2023
Dean Clough
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Anne 'Gentleman Jack' Lister, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums, Heritage

Dean Clough Heritage Guided Tours

Learn about the history of Halifax’s amazing Dean Clough site and the heritage of it, including its role in the Industrial Revolution and its transformation into a modern business and

Price: £5

Wed
29

29 Mar 2023 - 29 Mar 2023
Calderdale Industrial Museum
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Anne 'Gentleman Jack' Lister, Culture & Heritage, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums, Talks, Poetry & Literature

‘Some Gay Kings, Queens and Princes’

David Glover will give an illustrated lecture, with tales of Edward the Second, Queen Christina of Sweden, Queen Anne, Ludwig II of Bavaria, a cross-dressing archduke, an uncle of the

Price: £7

Thu
30

30 Mar 2023 - 30 Mar 2023
Calderdale Industrial Museum
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Anne 'Gentleman Jack' Lister, Culture & Heritage, Family, Food & Drink, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums

Calderdale Industrial Museum

Calderdale Industrial Museum, shop and café will be open for visitors to tour the museum. Updated display on Anne Lister’s mines, and volunteers will be available to show visitors around

Price: £5

Thu
30

30 Mar 2023 - 30 Mar 2023
Dean Clough
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Anne 'Gentleman Jack' Lister, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums, Heritage

Dean Clough Heritage Guided Tours

Learn about the history of Halifax’s amazing Dean Clough site and the heritage of it, including its role in the Industrial Revolution and its transformation into a modern business and

Price: £5