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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.

Thu
06

06 Oct 2022 - 06 Oct 2022
The Viaduct Theatre
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Talks & Poetry, Theatres & Entertainment, Theatres & Entertainment

An Audience with Barry Rutter

7.30pm Gladrags optional...  Gladness vital. "BARRIE RUTTER IS ONE OF THE REASONS WHY THERE ARE SO MANY AMAZING THEATRE COMPANIES IN THE GREATER NORTH NOWADAYS - HE IS A GENUINE

Price: £12.50 – £16

Sat
08

08 Oct 2022 - 08 Oct 2022
Heath United Reformed Church
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Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Heritage, Talks & Poetry

Old King Cross- Illustrated Historical Presentation

6.30pm The Allan Fold – King Cross Police Station - St Paul’s Railway Station Baldwin & Walker’s Mill - vanished Pubs - three lost Chapels - new Aachen Way FUNDRAISER:

Wed
12

12 Oct 2022 - 12 Oct 2022
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Talks & Poetry, Theatres & Entertainment, Theatres & Entertainment

Psychology of Serial Killers

7.30pm Recommended age:16+ Join expert forensics lecturer Jennifer Rees to explore one of Forensic Psychology’s most troubling topics. During this talk, you will discover how serial killers are classified. What

Price: £23.25

Wed
19

19 Oct 2022 - 07 Dec 2022
Calderdale Industrial Museum
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums, Heritage, Talks & Poetry

“Men Impossible to Lead and Difficult to Drive” – A talk by Dr Stephen Caunce

7.30pm A talk by Dr Stephen Caunce on the story of the Pennine Clothiers and the Domestic System of Cloth Making, 1500-1750. All are welcome. Tea/coffee/biscuits will be available for

Price: Free – £4

Wed
19

19 Oct 2022 - 19 Oct 2022
The Grayston Unity
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Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Heritage, Talks & Poetry

Illustrated Historical and Heritage Talks at Grayston Unity: Buried Alive? – Past Funeral Customs in Calderdale

8.15pm Strange tales of Deaths and Funerals in Calderdale, from early times down to about 1900.  Includes stories which are spooky, quirky, and even amusing. Learn who was buried alive

Price: £5.00

Fri
21

21 Oct 2022 - 23 Oct 2022
Hebden Bridge & Heptonstall
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Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Talks & Poetry

The Sylvia Plath Literary Festival

The Sylvia Plath Literary Festival marks the 90th birthday of this legendary poet, and coincides with the publication of 'After Sylvia', an inspiring anthology of new poems and essays in

Price: various

Wed
26

26 Oct 2022 - 26 Oct 2022
Square Chapel Arts Centre
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Accessible, Talks & Poetry, Theatres & Entertainment

The Story of Halifax Parish Church, Now Minster- Illustrated Historical Presentation

2.15pm Square Chapel Arts Centre David tells the story of Halifax’s mother church in pictures.  Now a Grade I building, the oldest surviving in the town, many are the alterations

Price: £6

Wed
23

23 Nov 2022 - 11 Jan 2023
Calderdale Industrial Museum
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums, Heritage, Talks & Poetry

“The Life and Times of a Couple of Bricks” – A talk by Chris Bateman

7.30pm A talk by Chris Bateman on Leeds Fireclay, their precursors and associates. All are welcome. Tea/coffee/biscuits will be available for a small donation. Free entry to members of Calderdale

Price: Free – £4

Wed
23

23 Nov 2022 - 23 Nov 2022
The Grayston Unity
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Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Heritage, Talks & Poetry

Illustrated Historical and Heritage Talks at Grayston Unity: Suspects and Officers: The Early History of Halifax Borough Police – 1848-1900

8.15pm Come and see a fascinating series of local Criminal ‘Mugshots,’ dating from the 1890s!  The story commences with an account of Law and Order in Halifax prior to the

Price: £5.00

Wed
23

23 Nov 2022 - 23 Nov 2022
The Grayston Unity
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Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Heritage, Talks & Poetry

Illustrated Historical and Heritage Talks at Grayston Unity: Not for the Squeamish: A Visit to The Chamber of Horrors, Madame Tussauds, London

8.15pm David has been familiar with this remarkable Waxworks Exhibition from a young age, and tells macabre stories of some of those commemorated.    From the sufferings of the French Royal

Price: £5.00

Wed
30

30 Nov 2022 - 30 Nov 2022
Square Chapel Arts Centre
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Accessible, Talks & Poetry, Theatres & Entertainment

Fine Houses for Men, Small Flats for Women- Illustrated Historical Presentation

2.15pm Square Chapel Arts Centre A look at some houses just to the south of Halifax town centre, some now gone for ever.  David tells the stories of Holly Hall,

Price: £6