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17th Oct 20197:30 pm Join us for the World’s Greatest Celebration of the life and work of Neil Diamond, starring Brooklyn Creed & The Salvation Band. Ret...7:30 pm Join us for the World’s Greatest Celebration of the life and work of Neil Diamond, starring Brooklyn Creed & The Salvation Band. Returning to the Victoria Theatre, Halifax this October with evocative imagery, video and narration to enhance the magic of this show that takes you on a musical journey through Neil Diamond’s glittering 50 year career. From The Bang Years to the present day you’ll soon be singing along to all the hits, including Sweet Caroline, Cracklin’ Rosie, Forever in Blue Jeans, Song Sung Blue, Hello Again, Love on the Rocks, America and many more. Run time 2 hours Tickets from £21
Starting 18th Oct 2019
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Halifax Comedy Festival is held on the following dates:
18th - 26th October 2019
Have you heard the one about the Halifax Comedy Festival returning this October?...
Have you heard the one about the Halifax Comedy Festival returning this October?
Fans of live comedy are in for a real treat when The Halifax Comedy Festival returns for its fifth year this October!
Dave Gorman will be opening the festival at the Victoria Theatre. The man behind Dave TV’s hit show Modern Life is Goodish is back on the road with a brand new live show ‘With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint’ on Friday 18 October.
Superb world-class stand up comes from Jimeoin; the Irishman from Australia, acclaimed worldwide as one of live comedy’s true masters, on Saturday 19 October.
For budding comedians ready to take on the spotlight there is a 2 day comedy workshop on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October from veteran of the international comedy circuit Silky White, who is also appearing on Saturday 19 October.
There’s lots of comedy for all the Family this year, with Javier Jarquin – The Card Ninja on Saturday 19 October, Jay Foreman who will be returning with his Disgusting Songs for Revolting Children on Sunday 20 October, following his sell out show last year, and Jeddy Bear and Gary are bringing their comedic retelling of the Teddy Bear’s picnic on Saturday 26 October. Grownups will also love the adult version of the show later that evening!
No subject is taboo from the Hormonal Housewives who will be blasting their witty way through a catalogue of women’s bits in this ultimate ladies night on Wednesday 23 October. Starring Suzanne Shaw, Josephine Partridge and Julie Coombe.
The Victoria Theatre’s regular monthly Dick & Liddy’s Comedy Club will be taking its usual spot on Friday 25 October and is your chance to get close to some amazing stand-up talent.
Not to forget the festival’s annual comedy jaunt to the wonderful surroundings of Halifax Minster – a unique setting for live comedy and this year you have the option of 2 great events! Thursday 24 October promises to be an eccentric night of musical humour with the London Philharmonic Skiffle Orchestra featuring funny songs, crazy costumes and virtuoso music!
The festival closes on Saturday 26 October with That Comedy Thing at The Minster with a very special line-up featuring comedians Allyson June Smith, Sam Avery, Tony Law, and MC Tony Vino.
To book tickets and for more information call 01422 351158 or visit www.victoriatheatre.co.uk
Starting 19th Oct 2019
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Ryburn 3 Step Barn Dance is held on the following dates:
19th October 2019
16th November 2019
14th December 2019
18th January 2020
15th February 2020
21st March 2020
18th April 2020
8pm - 11pm
English Barn Dances are easy, enjoyable and excellent exercise; the dance caller will talk you through the ...
8pm - 11pm
English Barn Dances are easy, enjoyable and excellent exercise; the dance caller will talk you through the moves before and during the dance and help is usually to hand from our helpful regulars.
Admission costs £9 for adults, children 12 years and under are free (as long as they are accompanied by an adult) and anyone over 13 years in full-time education is £5.
October 19th 2019: The Ryburn 3 Step Barn Dance starts the season with music from The Alice Band and caller Pauline Jones
November 16th 2019: Ryburn 3 Step Barn Dance with caller Sue Coe and music from Morgan Rattler.
December 14th 2019: Ryburn 3 Step Barn Dance with caller Rosie Bryce and music from The Barley Cote. NB Please note that the December Barn dance takes place at Victoria Hall, 212 Halifax Road, Ripponden HX6 4BG
January 18th 2020: Ryburn 3 Step Barn Dance with caller Baz Parkes and music from the Old Bridge Inn Specials.
February 15th 2020: Ryburn 3 Step Barn Dance with caller Brenda Spence and music from Dogsbody
March 21st 2020: Ryburn 3 Step Barn Dance with caller Michelle Holding and music from Granny's Attic
April 18th 2020: Ryburn 3 Step Barn Dance with caller Dave Ingledew and music from The Wakes Band
For more information please ring Sue and Pete Coe 01422 822569 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
19th Oct 201910.30am - 4pm Hebden Bridge Rag Market is a Faberdashery of Haberdashery! A twice yearly market selling all you need to inspire your creativity...10.30am - 4pm Hebden Bridge Rag Market is a Faberdashery of Haberdashery! A twice yearly market selling all you need to inspire your creativity. An eclectic collection of stalls selling fabrics, yarn, buttons, vintage crafting products, discontinued textiles, tweeds and a selection of materials for crafting that you never knew you needed.... until you find it! A market at three venues, The Waterfront Room in Hebden Bridge Town Hall, The Egg Factory, Victoria Road and Northlight Studios, Hangingroyd Lane. £1 Entry gives access to all venues. Dog friendly! Infamous WI cake, jam and refreshments at the Egg Factory. Refreshments also available at the Town Hall .
20th Oct 2019
Total Tours of Todmorden Town Hall’ include access to the secret spaces of Todmorden Town Hall, including the former Caretaker’s Fla...
Total Tours of Todmorden Town Hall’ include access to the secret spaces of Todmorden Town Hall, including the former Caretaker’s Flat and holding cell.
Total Tours start at 2pm and last approx 2.5 hours.
Tours are £6.50 per person and include tea, coffee and biscuits. Tickets can be booked by emailing email@example.com
Please note; due to a spiral staircase and steep down staircase to the cellar, we cannot accept anyone into the Caretaker's Flat and cellar who has a mobility problem, walking aid, unsuitable footwear, serious health concern or any children aged under 11.
20th Oct 2019We will look at the industrial, housing, transport and education expansion here from 1850 to World War 1 and some further changes which came in the...We will look at the industrial, housing, transport and education expansion here from 1850 to World War 1 and some further changes which came in the 60 years which followed. Meet David Nortcliffe at 2.15pm by King Cross old Churchyard, opposite the William IV public house.
21st Oct 2019
Probably best known for her roles as Judge on The Great British Bake Off and Great British Menu, Prue has had many adventures and accolades in h...
Probably best known for her roles as Judge on The Great British Bake Off and Great British Menu, Prue has had many adventures and accolades in her career making her one of the most respected voices in the Food Industry today.
Guests will hear about Prue's passion for good food, her role in food education and what the future holds, at this exclusive event.
TICKETS: £35/£50 EACH £35 includes Entry, Arrival Drink, 3 Course Celebration Lunch & Coffee, Interview & Q&A with Prue £50 includes all of the above, plus a signed copy of "Prue - My All Time Favourite Recipes"
Tickets can be bought online by visiting our website.
THE ARCHES CELEBRATION LUNCH MENU
Beetroot & Dill Creme Fraiche, Whipped Cream Cheese Butter, Watercress Salad & Wholemeal Roll
The Arches Spicy Autumn Soup (V, Ve)
Roast Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Soup, Lightly Curried Naan Bread, Coriander Oil
Garlic & Rosemary Chicken wrapped in Prosciutto Ham
Creamy Leeks & Wild Mushroom, Parmesan Sauce, Crispy Porcini Gnocchi, Baby Herbs
Salt Baked Celeriac (V)
Wild Mushroom & Leek Gratin, Braised Red Cabbage, Tenderstem Broccoli, Shaved Chestnuts, Infused Truffle Sauce
TO FINISH The Arches Autumn Dessert Plate Tea & Coffee
OTHER EVENT DETAILS:
DRESS CODE: Smart
DOORS OPEN: 11.30AM
EVENT CLOSE: Approx 3.30pm
Limited copies of some of Prue's Books will be available to purchase on the day. Pre-order drinks and packages available. We can accommodate all dietary requirements.
Starting 25th Oct 2019
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Dick & Liddy's Comedy Club is held on the following dates:
29th November 20198.30pm in The Green Room Bar Laugh your way into the weekend with our regular and hugely popular comedy club. Held in our laid-back and intimate...8.30pm in The Green Room Bar Laugh your way into the weekend with our regular and hugely popular comedy club. Held in our laid-back and intimate Green Room Bar, Dick and Liddy's is a rare opportunity to get seriously close to serious talent. Let the fun begin! Seating is not guaranteed, so please arrive early to be assured of a seat. Tickets £11.75
26th Oct 2019Gates open at 5pm. Events: 5.30 - 9pm An evening of family fun awaits, with a Spooky Tunnel, FREE Treasure Hunt, Arena Entertainment and one of ...Gates open at 5pm. Events: 5.30 - 9pm An evening of family fun awaits, with a Spooky Tunnel, FREE Treasure Hunt, Arena Entertainment and one of the biggest firework displays in Calderdale! Don’t miss out on this fang-tastic charity event: with FREE on site parking. Fancy Dress is encouraged for all of our guests – young or old. Whether you’re 3 or 103, come dressed up and you could be in a chance to win our Fancy Dress competition! £7 Adults (16+) £5 Children (3-15yrs) £20 Family Ticket (Up to 2 Adults and 3 Children) Please Note: Under 16’s will not be admitted unless accompanied by an adult. All profits raised by the Halifax Spooktacular will be distributed by Halifax Calder Rotary to charities both in the local area and further afield, including Overgate Hospice.
26th Oct 2019Sat 26 Oct, 2:30pm at Red Brick Auditorium Tickets: £10 Age: 5+ Grab your wands, don your house robes, and apparate yourselves to the box of...Sat 26 Oct, 2:30pm at Red Brick Auditorium Tickets: £10 Age: 5+ Grab your wands, don your house robes, and apparate yourselves to the box office! A very magical improv show awaits… The smash hit Spontaneous Potter is an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, based on an audience suggestion of a fanfiction title. Hilarity ensues as an entirely new Potter adventure is magically improvised on the spot – with live musical accompaniment!
27th Oct 2019
Doors open 7pm, show starts 8pm
Canalside Comedy Night&nb...
Doors open 7pm, show starts 8pm
Canalside Comedy Night featuring MC Katie Tracey, Sean Percival, Stephen Cookson, Danny Sutcliffe, Tony Basnett and Allyson June Smith
Hebden Bridge Little Theatre, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EE
Tickets are £14
We’re offering a 10% discount (see image for code)
27th Oct 201910.00am-4.00pm Brighouse’s town centre will host an Artisan Market, celebrating independent producers and makers. The town will once again welco...10.00am-4.00pm Brighouse’s town centre will host an Artisan Market, celebrating independent producers and makers. The town will once again welcome talented traders from the local area with an array of different farmers, artisans and vendors offering lots of different things. If it’s food you’re looking for, then we have locally made cheeses, bread made by local bakers, meat from local farmers and a great selection of cakes and sweets. Jams and chutneys made from locally sourced fruits or delicious pork pies from a local pig farmer to a delicious chocolate fountain. In case you feel hungry during your visit we have a wide variety of street food offering shoppers food that is not only healthy, but environmentally friendly. There is a wide selection of locally produced crafts, ranging from jewellery to glassware, soaps to ceramics and bags to knitwear.
27th Oct 2019A two hour walk, recreating the town that Anne Lister knew so well in 1832. She used Halifax for certain key functions: business transactions with ...A two hour walk, recreating the town that Anne Lister knew so well in 1832. She used Halifax for certain key functions: business transactions with her lawyer, shopping and catching up on political news, plus visits to the homes of the few families she saw as social equals. The walk includes short readings from Nature's Domain and ends at 4:30pm with questions and answers plus tea and biscuits. Timing and meeting point details are issued with the tickets. The Guide is Jill Liddington. PRE-BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL and it will not be possible to just turn up on the day. This walk is £4 per head. Meet Jill Liddington at 2.30pm - details of meeting place will be given when tickets are booked. PRE-BOOKING ARRANGEMENTS Halifax Visitor Centre, The Piece Hall, Halifax HX1 1RE. The Centre is open 7 days a week 10:00 to 5:30 Bookings can be made in person, by phone on 01422 368725 (phone bookings will incur a p&p fee), or by post to the Halifax Visitor Centre, The Piece Hall, Halifax HX1 1RE. with full payment and a reply paid envelope (cheques to 'Calderdale MBC').
27th Oct 201911am Meet outside King Cross Library, 151 Haugh Shaw road, HX1 3BG. Free parking is available in the Council car park outside the library on Sun...11am Meet outside King Cross Library, 151 Haugh Shaw road, HX1 3BG. Free parking is available in the Council car park outside the library on Sundays. Please book your place in advance by ringing either Graham Bradshaw 01422 203417 or Linda Glover 07334 454017
29th Oct 201911am at Red Brick Auditorium Tickets: Free , approx running time: 240 mins Be part of the world’s BIGGEST drawing festival with an array of e...11am at Red Brick Auditorium Tickets: Free , approx running time: 240 mins Be part of the world’s BIGGEST drawing festival with an array of exciting and fun workshops and activities! Bring the whole family along where we’ll be offering a variety of activities, where little ones can get hands-on and create their own works of art using light-painting and spinning doodling robots! No need to book just drop in
Starting 30th Oct 2019
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Barnum is held on the following dates:
30th October 2019
31st October 2019
1st November 2019
2nd November 2019Halifax Amateurs' Theatre Youth presents its production of Cy Coleman's Broadway musical, based on the life of showman P T Barnum. Tickets £15/£...Halifax Amateurs' Theatre Youth presents its production of Cy Coleman's Broadway musical, based on the life of showman P T Barnum. Tickets £15/£12, available by telephoning 01422 365998 or via www.halifaxplayhouse.org.uk Nightly 7.15pm, Saturday Matinee 2.15pm