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  1. Lightcliffe Tower Open Days

    Halifax

    Lightcliffe Tower Open Days

    Starting 16th May 2021
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    2pm - 4pm

    The Friends of Friendless Churches ...

    2pm - 4pm

    The Friends of Friendless Churches and the Friends of St Matthew's Churchyard are opening Lightcliffe Tower to the public from 2 - 4 pm on our Working Party Sundays this summer 16th May, 20th June, 18th July and 15th August to allow visitors to see inside the Tower and the memorials it contains, including Ann Walker's brass plaque.

    Due to restrictions visitors will only be able to go up a few steps but that will be enough to see the plaques that were rescued when the old church was demolished 70 years ago.

    You can read more about Ann Walker here.

  2. Dick & Liddy's Spaced Out Comedy Club

    Halifax

    Dick & Liddy's Spaced Out Comedy Club

    Starting 28th May 2021
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    8pm in in the theatre's auditorium with socially distanced seating Recommended age: 16+ Tickets from: £16.75 Laugh your way into the weekend...
    8pm in in the theatre's auditorium with socially distanced seating Recommended age: 16+ Tickets from: £16.75 Laugh your way into the weekend with the return of the Victoria Theatre's regular and hugely popular comedy club. Now taking place in the theatre's auditorium with socially distanced seating. Comedians to be announced. Join us at the Victoria Theatre for the 'Spaced Out' Comedy series of events this Summer. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to the Victoria Theatre safely with a series of socially distanced events. In addition to socially distanced seating in the auditorium, there will be one-way systems in place, enhanced cleaning and hand sanitiser stations throughout the venue and staggered arrival times. Audiences will also be required to wear masks and to check-in via the NHS Test and Trace QR code upon entry. Refunds for this event will be available up to 24 hours in advance should you be unable to attend due to reasons associated with COVID-19. If you do need to cancel we kindly ask for as much notice as possible to allow for tickets to be resold. Entry to the event will be via e-ticket or print at home ticket only.
  3. Spring Makers Market at The Piece Hall

    Halifax

    Spring Makers Market at The Piece Hall

    Starting 29th May 2021
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    10am - 6pm

    10am - 6pm

    A Spring Makers Market showcasing some of the best independent makers and producers from across the region takes place at The Piece Hall from 29th - 31st May, with over 40 unique stalls, pop-up street food, live music and entertainment.

    No need to book, just turn up!

  4. Reopening Weekend at Calderdale Industrial Museum

    Halifax

    Reopening Weekend at Calderdale Industrial Museum

    Starting 29th May 2021
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    Calderdale Industrial Museum reopens on Saturday 29th May and Monday 31st May 202...

    Calderdale Industrial Museum reopens on Saturday 29th May and Monday 31st May 2021 from 10am to 4pm. No booking is required and the last admission will be at 3pm.

    There will also be a pop-up display in the Musuem courtyard on both days; 'The South Sea Bubble', a tale of Britain;s first banking crisis. 

    The Museum houses a collection of industrial machinery and artifacts over four floors. Some of the machines are the only surviving examples in the country and have been placed in settings to give a close representation to the time when they were fully operational in the not too distant past.

    Down in the basement, the oil engine ‘Sadie’ provides motive power for part of an extensive collection of locally-manufactured machine tools, including lathes, drills and planers. You can take in the experience of nineteenth century Mytholm Coal Mine, learn about stone extraction and the exploitation of clay in the fireclay industries.

    The Power Gallery on the ground floor illustrates the story of power generation, from the water wheel to the internal combustion engine, by way of steam and electricity. The availability of power, initially from the numerous well-fed streams throughout Calderdale, was key to the growth of local industry.

    The first floor displays products that were made in Calderdale. World-famous names such as Mackintosh’s Toffees and Crossley’s carpets were everyday brands originating in Halifax.

    The top floor is still to be renovated and will be opened progressively over the next few years. 

    The Museum is operated by the Calderdale Industrial Museum Association (CIMA). a registered charity and dedicated group of enthusiastic volunteers.

    Admission:

    Adults: £5 Concessions (senior citizens & students): £4 Accompanied Children aged up to 16: FREE

  5. Abbamania

    Halifax

    Abbamania

    20th Oct 2021

    7.30pm Celebrating Over 40 years of ABBA Europe's leading ABBA Tribute, ABBAMANIA, continue to entertain audiences with their outstanding voc...
    7.30pm Celebrating Over 40 years of ABBA Europe's leading ABBA Tribute, ABBAMANIA, continue to entertain audiences with their outstanding vocals and musical performance live on stage. ABBAMANIA's widely acclaimed tribute to ABBA is a sensational two hour show featuring record breaking and timeless hits from Waterloo to Dancing Queen which will have you dancing in the aisles. Tickets from £26.75
  6. Halifax Festival of Words 2021

    Halifax

    Halifax Festival of Words 2021

    Starting 22nd Oct 2021
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    Halifax’s independent Festival of Words will be returning for the third time from Octobe...

    Halifax’s independent Festival of Words will be returning for the third time from October 22nd to 24th, bringing you its popular mix of readings, live music, spoken word and DJ sets across five Halifax venues.

    For all enquiries please email halifaxwords@gmail.com

    Keep up to date with us on our Facebook or Twitter channels.

  7. Swan Lake

    Halifax

    The Russian State Ballet and Opera House present Swan Lake

    22nd Oct 2021

    7.30pm After sell-out performances last year, the Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back for its annual UK tour with spellbinding, lavish,...
    7.30pm After sell-out performances last year, the Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back for its annual UK tour with spellbinding, lavish, full-production touring ballet. One hundred and thirty-five years ago audiences heard Swan Lake by the great Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky for the very first time. From that moment on, the world of ballet would never be the same. Swan Lake is a tale of two young women, Odette and Odile, who resemble each other so strikingly that one can easily be mistaken for the other. It is the compelling legend of a tragic romance in which a princess, Odette, is turned into a swan by an evil curse. Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful young woman he is instantly captivated – will his love prove strong enough to break the evil spell that she is under? From the opulent splendour of the palace ballroom to the moonlit lake where majestic swans glide in perfect formation, this compelling tale of tragic romance has it all. Swan Lake captures, like no other ballet, the full range of human emotions – from hope to despair, from terror to tenderness, from melancholy to ecstasy. A wonderful evening out, the memories of which you will cherish long after the final curtain falls. Ticket holders are invited to join us in the auditorium from 6:45pm for a pre-show Swan Lake talk. Tickets from £38.75
  8. Chris Ramsey: 20/20 the Brand New Stand-Up Show

    Halifax

    Chris Ramsey: 20/20 the Brand New Stand-Up Show

    7th Nov 2021

    7.30pm 

    Critically acclaimed comedian Chris Ramsey is hitting the road for his biggest ever stand-up tour in 2020 and will be at th...

    7.30pm 

    Critically acclaimed comedian Chris Ramsey is hitting the road for his biggest ever stand-up tour in 2020 and will be at the Victoria Theatre Halifax. Having filled venues across the country including The Newcastle Metro Arena, twice, “Ramsey has the potential to be a mainstream hit, a cult favourite or almost anything in between” (Sunday Times)so don’t miss your chance to catch him live on stage while you can.  

    Chris has just announced his own live stand-up special which will be available to stream on Amazon Prime this summer. Alongside his wife Rosie he is also the co-host of the no.1 hit podcast Shagged. Married. Annoyed. which has been downloaded a phenomenal 4.5 million times.

    Recently seen hosting two series of his very own TV show The Chris Ramsey Show and Chris Ramsey’s Stand up Central (both Comedy Central), he has also been a regular face on many major comedy shows including Celebrity Juice (ITV2), 8 out of 10 Cats (C4), Live at the Comedy Store (Comedy Central) and Virtually Famous (E4) to name a few.

  9. Sensational 60s Experience

    Halifax

    Sensational 60s Experience

    12th Nov 2021

    7.30pm The biggest and best 60’s show touring the UK returns to The Victoria Theatre Halifax for one night only, with a brand new production for...
    7.30pm The biggest and best 60’s show touring the UK returns to The Victoria Theatre Halifax for one night only, with a brand new production for 2020. The Sensational 60’s Experience brings you a three hour 60’s spectacular of pure nostalgia. The show with the definite feel good factor will transport you back to that magical decade that was the 1960’s. The Sensational 60’s Experience will deliver to you a night never to be forgotten where you’ll find it impossible to remain in your seat. Whether you come to this show to relive your childhood memories or you just simply want to see what your parents have been raving about for all these years. Come and experience the musical phenomena of the 1960s for yourself. This is must see 60’s show for 2020 Starring Mike Pender (Original voice of The Searchers, 80th Birthday Tour) The Fortunes, The Swinging Blue Jeans, The Fourmost and Meet The Beatles starring The Revolvers. Hits include Needles and Pins, Storm In A Teacup, Hippy Hippy Shake, A Little Lovin, A Hard Day’s Night plus many more. Step back in time to when pop music was at its very best. Tickets: £27.75
  10. Killer Queen

    Halifax

    Killer Queen

    7th May 2022

    7.30pm Killer Queen have been performing their tribute to Queen's concert since 1993. Their expert musicianship, extraordinary energy and accura...
    7.30pm Killer Queen have been performing their tribute to Queen's concert since 1993. Their expert musicianship, extraordinary energy and accurate portrayal of the world's greatest live band have rightfully earned Killer Queen the title of Queen tribute royalty. Thrilling sell-out audiences across the globe from the UK to Moscow, Killer Queen recreates the high energy, powerful phenomenon that was Queen live. Tickets: from £25.25
  11. The Festival of Halifax

    Halifax

    The Festival of Halifax

    Starting 11th May 2022
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    The Festival of Halifax is a five day celebration of the town's creativity and independent spirit with Art, Mus...

    The Festival of Halifax is a five day celebration of the town's creativity and independent spirit with Art, Music, Photography, Spoken Word, Film, Talks, Walks and Food in venues across Halifax town centre.

    Many of the events will feature musicians, artists, chefs, poets, historians and authors with a strong Halifax connection.

     

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