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  1. For King and Country

    Halifax

    For King and Country

    1st Jan 2016

    Bankfield Museum’s exhibition commemorating the region's wartime contribution and experiences has been awarded the 2015 Public History Prize by the...
    Bankfield Museum’s exhibition commemorating the region's wartime contribution and experiences has been awarded the 2015 Public History Prize by the Royal Historical Society. The exhibition features over 200 objects, 200 images and archives and 60 local stories to explore local experiences during the First World War. From soldiers, sailors and nurses to those at home working in munitions, hospitals and fundraising. The exhibition runs until December 2018. In 2016 there will be new displays, talks and events to mark the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, open from 11th June 2016.
  2. digiPlaySpace at Eureka! the National Children's Museum

    Halifax

    digiPlaySpace at Eureka! the National Children's Museum

    Starting 8th Jul 2017
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    digiPlaySpace is coming to Eureka! 8th July 2017 - 15th April 2018. Eureka! is hosting the European premiere of digiPlaySpace, an unmissable t...
    digiPlaySpace is coming to Eureka! 8th July 2017 - 15th April 2018. Eureka! is hosting the European premiere of digiPlaySpace, an unmissable touring exhibition all the way from Canada. digiPlaySpace is a collection of interactive digital art showcasing the work of artists from around the world, bought together by Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Featuring state-of-the-art installations, digiPlaySpace encourages children to get hands-on with some of the most creative uses of technology through a variety of games, installations and activities. digiPlaySpace opens on Saturday 8 July to celebrate Eureka!’s 25th anniversary and runs until April 2018. Visitors to digiPlaySpace at Eureka! will use digital stop motion animation to make a dance video, create music combining electronics with unusual objects, build and control their own robots and more. TIFF introduced the first digiPlaySpace in 2012, and every year they present a new family-friendly collection in which children engage with the latest creative media technologies and share innovative artistic experiences. digiPlaySpace at Eureka! will showcase fourteen pieces from acclaimed international artists, exhibited together in Europe for the first time. With lots for kids to touch, control and play, digiPlaySpace will offer some of the best the world has to offer in new media fun and learning.
  3. Drawing for Beginners

    Halifax

    Drawing for Beginners

    Starting 20th Sep 2017
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    Drawing for Beginners Wednesdays 11- 1pm , September 20th 2017 - December 13th 2017 £150 These lessons will introduce the basic skills...
    Drawing for Beginners Wednesdays 11- 1pm , September 20th 2017 - December 13th 2017 £150 These lessons will introduce the basic skills, techniques and methods of drawing that will develop your visual ability and skills. You will learn how to use and apply the following: Line Texture Mark making Tone Colour Shape Form Composition Movement Drawing systems including perspective Assignments with clear, step-by-step instructions will develop your understanding of the basic practices of drawing. You will also learn how to apply traditional skills, techniques and theories, while embracing experimental approaches towards drawing. Throughout the course the assignments placed will be within an art historical context.
  4. Ceramics

    Halifax

    Ceramics

    Starting 21st Sep 2017
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    Thursdays 1- 3.30pm | Sept 21st - Oct 26th Thursdays 1- 3:30pm | Nov 9th - Dec 14th £120 A structured course in ceramic hand building techniq...
    Thursdays 1- 3.30pm | Sept 21st - Oct 26th Thursdays 1- 3:30pm | Nov 9th - Dec 14th £120 A structured course in ceramic hand building techniques. The course will include methods such as coiling, slab work and modelling as well as a range of decorative techniques such as sgraffito, sprig design and resist decoration. Groups are small, allowing each student plenty of input and technical support from our experienced ceramics tutor. Equipment and tools will be provided along with basic drawing materials. Clay can be bought from our school shop for £10 for a 10 kg bag. One bag will usually last for one half term.
  5. Winter Showcase Exhibition

    Hebden Bridge

    Winter Showcase Exhibition

    Starting 1st Nov 2017
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    Wednesday 1st November – Friday22nd December 2017 Opening Times: Mon to Fri 9am – 5pm; Sat 10am – 3pm; Sun Closed As a new addition, ARTbound C...
    Wednesday 1st November – Friday22nd December 2017 Opening Times: Mon to Fri 9am – 5pm; Sat 10am – 3pm; Sun Closed As a new addition, ARTbound Community are showcasing the creative works of members and visiting artists, as part of a 4 week exhibition overlapping our annual Christmas ARTfair! Throughout the foyer and Cafe area, artists will be showcasing on the walls in aid of extending opportunity to artists and giving visitors chance to purchase more original and affordable art in the run up to the busy festive period. FREE entry
  6. The Secret Lives of Objects

    Halifax

    The Secret Lives of Objects

    Starting 11th Nov 2017
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    11th November 2017 to 20 January 2018 'The Secret Lives of Objects' presents a selection of 2D and 3D works produced by ‘Ellipses’ – a small co...
    11th November 2017 to 20 January 2018 'The Secret Lives of Objects' presents a selection of 2D and 3D works produced by ‘Ellipses’ – a small collective of Calderdale based artists in response to objects from Calderdale Museums’ stored collections. The title ‘The Secret Lives of Objects’ explores the idea that there are hidden or alternative meanings and new narratives to be creatively discovered within museum collections. In this pocket exhibition artworks will be displayed alongside a variety of collections objects providing audiences with an insight into each artists’ unique interpretation. Join us for the opening day on Saturday 11th November and meet the artists between 12 – 3pm.
  7. Calderdale Open Art Exhibition

    Halifax

    Calderdale Open Art Exhibition

    Starting 11th Nov 2017
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    11th November 2017 20th January 2018 2017's Calderdale Open Art Exhibition exhibition will showcase work by professional and amateur artists. ...
    11th November 2017 20th January 2018 2017's Calderdale Open Art Exhibition exhibition will showcase work by professional and amateur artists. Entries will be open from Saturday 7 October – Saturday 4 November 2017. Please read the terms and conditions and bring a completed entry form and the entry fee when you deliver your work. Entries accepted at Bankfield Museum during opening hours- Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm. The entry fee is £20.00 for up to 3 artworks per entry. Please note this is an open exhibition with a selection process and there is no guarantee that all the work submitted will be displayed. A preview of the exhibition and prize giving will be held at Bankfield Museum on Saturday 11 November 2017 at 2pm, to which all entrants are be invited.
  8. A Hat or a Husband

    Halifax

    A Hat or a Husband

    Starting 11th Nov 2017
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    11th November 2017 to 27th January 2018 Vendredi Millinery Group's new exhibition will showcase newly made and historic hats to celebrate the Pa...
    11th November 2017 to 27th January 2018 Vendredi Millinery Group's new exhibition will showcase newly made and historic hats to celebrate the Patron Saint of Milliners, Saint Catherine. Traditionally, extraordinary and extravagant 'Catherinette hats' were made and worn by single women in annual parades on Saint Catherine's Day. The newly made hats are inspired by hats, bags, shoes and jewellry in Calderdale Museums' Collections, which will also be displayed. Explore the history of Millinery, local hat makers, hat making skills and tools and hear about Saint Catherine and the 'Catherinettes' traditions. Join us for a day of celebration on Saint Catherine's Day, Saturday 25th November for free talks, demonstrations and activities suitable for all ages and those new to and experienced with hats.
  9. Ogden Water Practical Day

    Halifax

    Ogden Water Practical Day

    Starting 21st Nov 2017
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    Help with the ongoing mangement and new projects designed to look after the wildlife and infrastructure of this Local Nature Reserve. Meet Chri...
    Help with the ongoing mangement and new projects designed to look after the wildlife and infrastructure of this Local Nature Reserve. Meet Chris Sutcliffe at Ogden Water. Session runs 9.45am - 3pm. Please contact 07769 954956 for more details. Bring a packed lunch. No dogs allowed (with the exception of guide and hearing dogs). Please wear old clothing that you don't mind getting dirty.
  10. Christmas at The Piece Hall

    Halifax

    Christmas at The Piece Hall

    Starting 25th Nov 2017
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    A spectacular festival to celebrate the season, with cabaret, comedy, music, storytelling and light at this magnificent destination.

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    A spectacular festival to celebrate the season, with cabaret, comedy, music, storytelling and light at this magnificent destination.

    • Grand Spiegel Tent with a 16 day programme of shows.
    • Yorkshire Christmas Market
    • Light Installation
    • Hygge Tent
    • Festive Family Workshops
    • 30 foot Christmas tree
    • Festive food & drink
    • Yorkshire Artist's Showcase
    • Independent shops, cafes and bars.

    Entry to The Piece Hall is FREE but charges apply for some performances and activities

  11. Moulin Rouge Party Nights

    Halifax

    Moulin Rouge Party Nights

    Starting 25th Nov 2017
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    Sat 25th November, Fri 1st, Sat 2nd, Fri 8th, Sat 9th, Fri 15th, Sat 16th and Fri 22nd December - £39.95 per person A night packed with sparklin...
    Sat 25th November, Fri 1st, Sat 2nd, Fri 8th, Sat 9th, Fri 15th, Sat 16th and Fri 22nd December - £39.95 per person A night packed with sparkling sequins, bright feathers and France’s ultimate cancan dancers - treat yourself to a night of iconic cabaret while soaking up the magical ambience of the Moulin Rouge. Includes a 3 course meal, festive novelties, live entertainment, disco and late bar.
  12. The Night Market

    Halifax

    The Night Market: Enchanting Window Displays

    Starting 25th Nov 2017
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    25 November 2017 - 10 December 2017 Dusk to close, each night Inspired by The Night Market animation and characters created by artists Chris M...
    25 November 2017 - 10 December 2017 Dusk to close, each night Inspired by The Night Market animation and characters created by artists Chris Mould and Matt Howarth in 2016, a series of bespoke window displays have been crafted by local schools and community groups led by artist Frank Darnley. Explore The Piece Hall at dusk as the artworks light up and come to life. Free. No need to book, just come down.
  13. Overgate Hospice Light up a Life Appeal 2017

    Across Calderdale

    Overgate Hospice Light Up a Life Appeal 2017

    Starting 26th Nov 2017
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    Overgate Hospice would like to invite you to be part of our Light up a Life Appeal 2017. Please join us as we come together as a community to remem...
    Overgate Hospice would like to invite you to be part of our Light up a Life Appeal 2017. Please join us as we come together as a community to remember loved ones you may be unable to spend the festive season with, and dedicate a light on our tree to shine in their absence. You are welcome to join us at one of our services: Halifax Minster on Sunday 26th November at 2pm Overgate Hospice on Sunday 3rd December at 4pm Hebden Bridge Town Hall on Wednesday 6th December at 6:30pm Overgate Hospice on Thursday 14th December at 6:30pm To make a dedication, visit: http://lightup.overgatehospice.org.uk/
  14. Festive Afternoon Teas

    Halifax

    Festive Afternoon Tea

    Starting 1st Dec 2017
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    Served daily throughout December (1st - 24th December) - with a pot of freshly brewed tea or coffee - £13.95 per person - with a glass of prose...
    Served daily throughout December (1st - 24th December) - with a pot of freshly brewed tea or coffee - £13.95 per person - with a glass of prosecco or mulled wine - £16.95 per person Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea with a festive twist. Afternoon tea will be served in our cosy lounge; sit back and relax whilst we put the kettle on and bring out the cake! Times - Afternoon teas are served from 12pm to 4.30pm. Pre-bookable only
  15. Back to the Eighties

    Halifax

    80s & 90s Party Nights

    Starting 1st Dec 2017
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    Fri 1st December, Sat 2nd December , Fri 8th December , Sat 9th December , Fri 15th December , Sat 16th December, Fri 22nd December £26.95 per ...
    Fri 1st December, Sat 2nd December , Fri 8th December , Sat 9th December , Fri 15th December , Sat 16th December, Fri 22nd December £26.95 per person Return to the decades that brought us righteous clothes and radical dance moves... An evening dedicated to a fabulous mix of classic 80’s and 90’s hits that will propel you back to the time of nostalgic childhood, leg warmers and classic timeless music. Includes a 2 course meal, festive novelties, disco and late bar
  16. Santa at Westgate Arcade

    Halifax

    Santa at Westgate Arcade

    Starting 2nd Dec 2017
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    You can meet Santa and his elves at the Westgate Arcade from Saturday 2nd December at 10.30am. Santa will be greeting youngsters in his magical ...
    You can meet Santa and his elves at the Westgate Arcade from Saturday 2nd December at 10.30am. Santa will be greeting youngsters in his magical grotto, where they can hand over their wish lists and receive a gift. Every Saturday and Sunday from 2nd December to the 17th December 10,30am - 4pm Every day from 18th December to 24th December 10.30am - 4pm No need to book - just turn up on the day. Tickets only £5 per child - includes meeting Santa and his elves, a gift and a wonderful certificate.

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