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  1. Taster Tours of Todmorden Town Hall

    Todmorden

    Taster Tours of Todmorden Town Hall

    Starting 3rd Dec 2017
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    Free ‘Taster Tours’ are available for individuals and couples on the first Sunday of the month (except January) and start at 2pm opposite the iconi...
    Free ‘Taster Tours’ are available for individuals and couples on the first Sunday of the month (except January) and start at 2pm opposite the iconic pediment. There is no need to book a tour: you can just turn up on the day! 3rd December; Celebrate Christmas at the Town Hall.
  2. Calderdale Heritage Walk: Almshouses to Mansions

    Halifax

    Calderdale Heritage Walk: Almshouses to Mansions

    3rd Dec 2017

    Sunday 3rd December Looking at some 18th/19th century private estates. Many now have new and quite different roles. 2-3 hour guided walk expl...
    Sunday 3rd December Looking at some 18th/19th century private estates. Many now have new and quite different roles. 2-3 hour guided walk exploring the heritage of this rather special area with our experienced guides. Meet Iain Cameron at 2p.m. by the central gate to Crossley Almshouses, Arden Road, Halifax (just off A58).
  3. Calderdale Heritage Walk: Halifax Markets

    Halifax

    Calderdale Heritage Walk: Halifax Markets

    16th Dec 2017

    Saturday 16th December There have been more markets in Halifax than you might suspect and we include several of them (or their sites) past and p...
    Saturday 16th December There have been more markets in Halifax than you might suspect and we include several of them (or their sites) past and present. A major feature is the fine Borough Market – we'll look inside, outside, and around it (plus a little 'behind the scenes'). No dogs. Note it's on Saturday. 2-3 hour guided walk exploring the heritage of this rather special area with our experienced guides. Meet David Nortcliffe at 2pm by the Piece Hall's North Gate (Woolshops side). The normal charge is £3 for all ages unless shown otherwise. For virtually all our walks there's no need to book, just turn up and pay on the day. For enquiries, please email us at : CdaleHeritageWks@aol.com
  4. Calderdale Heritage Walk: Dark Halifax

    Halifax

    Calderdale Heritage Walk: Dark Halifax

    26th Dec 2017

    Tuesday 26th December Certain areas in central Halifax have experienced objects such as severed heads, ghosts, creaking gibbets, strange burial...
    Tuesday 26th December Certain areas in central Halifax have experienced objects such as severed heads, ghosts, creaking gibbets, strange burials and other peculiarities – like the guilty pig . Find out more! Meet John Billingsley at 2.15 p.m. by the West Gate (i.e. top gate) of Halifax Piece Hall.
  5. Calderdale Heritage Walk: Georgian Halifax

    Brighouse

    Calderdale Heritage Walk: Georgian Halifax

    1st Jan 2018

    Monday 1st January Three or four Halifax buildings of 1700's / early 1800's are well known, but many others are far less familiar. You'll be su...
    Monday 1st January Three or four Halifax buildings of 1700's / early 1800's are well known, but many others are far less familiar. You'll be surprised at the extent of Halifax's Georgian heritage. Meet Anne Kirker at 2pm by the West gate (i.e. Top Gate) of Halifax Piece Hall
  6.  Cricket, Chapels, Clubhouses & More

    Brighouse

    Calderdale Heritage Walk: Cricket, Chapels, Clubhouses & More

    14th Jan 2018

    Sunday 14th January Old Town is an ancient settlement with written records going back to Domesday. It has retained an interesting range of build...
    Sunday 14th January Old Town is an ancient settlement with written records going back to Domesday. It has retained an interesting range of buildings from 1600's through to the 20th century. Meet Jo Bird at 2pm by the entrance to the Cricket Club on Mill Lane, Old Town, HX7 8ST
  7.  The Changing Face of Sowerby Bridge

    Sowerby Bridge

    Calderdale Heritage Walk: The Changing Face of Sowerby Bridge

    28th Jan 2018

    Sunday 28th January Tracing the development and regeneration of the centre of this mill town over the years. Suitable for wheelchairs. Dogs must...
    Sunday 28th January Tracing the development and regeneration of the centre of this mill town over the years. Suitable for wheelchairs. Dogs must be on a lead. Meet David Cant at 2p.m. outside 'The Moorings' car park, off Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge.
  8. Calderdale Heritage Walk: Theatreland

    Brighouse

    Calderdale Heritage Walk: Theatreland

    11th Feb 2018

    Sunday 11th February We'll see many aspects of the Victoria Theatre (inside and out) plus the story of some earlier local theatres. Meet Davi...
    Sunday 11th February We'll see many aspects of the Victoria Theatre (inside and out) plus the story of some earlier local theatres. Meet David Nortcliffe at 2pm outside the Victoria Theatre.
  9. Calderdale Heritage Walk: Todmorden in the 1800s

    Todmorden

    Calderdale Heritage Walk: Todmorden in the 1800s

    25th Feb 2018

    Sunday 25th February The town was transformed in the 1800s by developments in transport and industry. Meet Anne Mealia at 2pm by the entrance...
    Sunday 25th February The town was transformed in the 1800s by developments in transport and industry. Meet Anne Mealia at 2pm by the entrance to Todmorden railway station
  10. Almshouses, Whitleys, Wordsworths and Murde

    Brighouse

    Almshouses, Whitleys, Wordsworths and Murder

    10th Mar 2018

    Saturday 10th March Elegant Georgian days, great benefactors, forgoten houses, fine architecture and a murder. Meet David Glover at 2pm by...
    Saturday 10th March Elegant Georgian days, great benefactors, forgoten houses, fine architecture and a murder. Meet David Glover at 2pm by The King's Centre, Park Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2TS
  11. When Panic Seized the Town

    Brighouse

    Calderdale Heritage Walk: When Panic Seized the Town

    25th Mar 2018

    Sunday 25th March A major outbreak of smallpox hit the Brighouse area in 1892. We'll visit key sites in Clifton. Meet John Brooke at 2pm b...
    Sunday 25th March A major outbreak of smallpox hit the Brighouse area in 1892. We'll visit key sites in Clifton. Meet John Brooke at 2pm by the War Memorial in the centre of Clifton.
  12. Castle Carr Fountain Walk 2016

    Halifax

    Castle Carr Fountain Walk 2018

    Starting 1st Jul 2018
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    On Sunday 2nd July 2017, in the estate of Castle Carr, their famous gravity fed fountain once again rose magnificently into the sky.

    In ...

    On Sunday 2nd July 2017, in the estate of Castle Carr, their famous gravity fed fountain once again rose magnificently into the sky.

    In 2018 in it anticipated that the Rotary Club of Halifax will arrange another walk (Date & Time TBC) and with permission granted by Yorkshire Water and the land owner, it is again hoped the fountain will reach a height of over 100 feet.

    Watch a great video of the 2017 fountain walk, by Alan Hamer, with music by Analog Heart. 

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