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.
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
Join local author Sophie Edgar in the stretch tent for a live interactive storytelling of ‘The Magical Kite Ride’ – a rhyming story featuring local landmarks. Storytelling takes place at
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
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
7.30-9pm (Bar open from 6.30, doors 7pm) Author of ‘Chasing the Dram: the search for the spirit of whisky’ Rachel McCormack is a broadcaster and writer, known mostly as a
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
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!
7.30-9pm (Bar open from 6.30, doors 7pm) Modern telescopes reveal a hidden universe of black holes, exploding stars and distant galaxies. This talk will showcase some of the most spectacular
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
Running time: 3hrs Teams of rhyming rivals from schools all over Calderdale go head-to-head at the Victoria Theatre Halifax to be crowned Slam Champion. Hosted by World Freestyle Rap Champion Rob Bradley,
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
Diarist. Landowner. Lesbian. Traveller. There are a lot of ways to describe the dynamic Anne Lister. Visit the West Yorkshire History Centre, Wakefield, for a unique chance to see archival