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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.

Wed
22

22 May 2024 - 22 May 2024
The Grayston Unity
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Culture & Heritage, Talks, Poetry & Literature

Creative Writing Workshop at The Grayston Unity

6pm In the “Tiny Grayston”, with local writer Gaia Holmes Informal, inspirational sessions which look at the work of contemporary writers, drawing on the real and the imagined, responding to

Price: £5 – £7

Wed
22

22 May 2024 - 22 May 2024
Calderdale Industrial Museum
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Galleries & Museums, Talks, Poetry & Literature

Paternalism in mid-19th Century Halifax – A talk by Chris Toole

Doors 7pm. Start: 7.30pm The May talk in the series of Calderdale Industrial Museum Association talks will be given by Chris Toole. He will examining paternalism in mid 19th century

Price: Free – £4

Wed
29

29 May 2024 - 29 May 2024
Square Chapel Arts Centre
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Talks, Poetry & Literature

Trams of Halifax and District – A David Glover Historical Talk

2pm Red Brick Auditorium A pageant of photos of old Halifax trams, from their origin in 1898 through to their demise in 1939.  They came in many shapes and sizes,

Price: £6

Wed
29

29 May 2024 - 29 May 2024
The Grayston Unity
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Culture & Heritage, Talks, Poetry & Literature

Creative Writing Workshop at The Grayston Unity

6pm In the “Tiny Grayston”, with local writer Gaia Holmes Informal, inspirational sessions which look at the work of contemporary writers, drawing on the real and the imagined, responding to

Price: £5 – £7

Thu
30

30 May 2024 - 02 Jun 2024
Northlight Art Studios
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Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Galleries & Museums, Talks, Poetry & Literature

Culturedale: Arvon Festival of Writing, Writers Under the Lens Exhibition

This event is part of Culturedale – a jam-packed programme of events and activities from April 24 – April 25 celebrating Calderdale’s Year of Culture!  Arvon North’s Festival of Writing is a

Price: Free

Fri
31

31 May 2024 - 31 May 2024
Hebden Bridge Town Hall
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Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Talks, Poetry & Literature, Theatres & Entertainment

Culturedale: Arvon Festival of Writing, Lemm Sissay

This event is part of Culturedale – a jam-packed programme of events and activities from April 24 – April 25 celebrating Calderdale’s Year of Culture!  Arvon North’s Festival of Writing is a

Price: £14 – £16.50

Sat
01

01 Jun 2024 - 01 Jun 2024
Birchcliffe Centre
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Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Galleries & Museums, Heritage, Talks, Poetry & Literature

Culturedale: Arvon Festival of Writing Day

This event is part of Culturedale - a jam-packed programme of events and activities from April 24 - April 25 celebrating Calderdale's Year of Culture!  Arvon North’s Festival of Writing

Price: £65 – £95

Sat
01

01 Jun 2024 - 01 Jun 2024
Trades Club
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Comedy, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Talks, Poetry & Literature, Theatres & Entertainment

Culturedale: Arvon Writing Festival, Henry Normal

This event is part of Culturedale – a jam-packed programme of events and activities from April 24 – April 25 celebrating Calderdale’s Year of Culture!  Arvon North’s Festival of Writing is a

Price: £14 – £16.50

Sun
02

02 Jun 2024 - 02 Jun 2024
Calder Holmes Park
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Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Family, Talks, Poetry & Literature, Theatres & Entertainment

Culturedale: Arvon Festival of Writing Family Fun Day

This event is part of Culturedale – a jam-packed programme of events and activities from April 24 – April 25 celebrating Calderdale’s Year of Culture!  Arvon North’s Festival of Writing is a

Price: Free

Fri
05

05 Jul 2024 - 05 Jul 2024
Halifax Minster
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Family, Music, Talks, Poetry & Literature

Festival of Nasheeds at Halifax Minster

6.30pm - 9.30pm This annual celebration brings together some of the most beautiful poetry and song from Islamic culture which flourish in our local communities. It will feature performances from

Price: Free – £5

Mon
22

22 Jul 2024 - 28 Jul 2024
Hebden Bridge
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Culture & Heritage, Family, Food & Drink, Talks, Poetry & Literature, Theatres & Entertainment

Happy Valley Pride 2024

Happy Valley Pride present Yorkshire's 7-day queer-arts festival from 22nd to 28th July 2024. Events will be taking place across Calderdale with our main event, The Big Day Out, taking

Price: various

Thu
10

10 Oct 2024 - 20 Oct 2024
Halifax
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Culture & Heritage, Music, Talks, Poetry & Literature, Theatres & Entertainment

Town – A Grassroots Music Festival 2024

The 2024 Town music festival takes place in Halifax from 10th - 20th October 2024 The festival is being curated and organised by The Grayston Unity and will include live

Price: Various