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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.

Sat
08

08 Jan 2022 - 24 Dec 2022
Bankfield Museum
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Accessible, Anne 'Gentleman Jack' Lister, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Family, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums

Shibden 600

Calderdale Museums is marking the 600th birthday of Shibden Hall - one of the most important buildings in Yorkshire and a building of international renown. The first mention of Shibden Hall was in 1420. For 500 years it was a family residence before passing into public ownership becoming a museum. Over the last century, the

Fri
25

25 Mar 2022 - 29 Oct 2022
Bankfield Museum
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Anne 'Gentleman Jack' Lister, Culture & Heritage, Family, Galleries & Museums

Fashions in the Time of Anne Lister (1791-1840)

Charting the changing shape of fashion in the early 1800s from the empire line dresses to 'leg of mutton' sleeves, this exhibition will showcase Calderdale Museum's world class costume and textile collection alongside loans from museums and private collectors. The exhibition will allow you to discover how it feels to wear an 1830s day dress

Sat
30

30 Apr 2022 - 02 Jul 2022
Calderdale Industrial Museum
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Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Family, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums, Heritage

Tapestry Weaving Exhibition at Calderdale Industrial Museum

Calderdale Industrial Museum is Open Saturdays 10am - 4pm and also Thursdays in the School Holidays The Halifax Square Route Weavers are a group of women who all attended tapestry weaving classes held at the Square Chapel Arts Centre at some point over the last 20 years. They have exhibited in the UK and beyond, but sadly,

Price: £5

Sat
14

14 May 2022 - 26 Jun 2022
Various Locations in Calderdale
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Culture & Heritage, Family, Wildlife & Nature

Overgate Hospice Open Gardens

Open Gardens is back and Overgate Hospice are very excited to welcome you to this collection of lovely gardens. Enjoy some of Calderdale's best gardens and at the same time, help raise vital funds for Overgate Hospice. Saturday 14th May: Cliffe Hill Stoney Lane, Lightcliffe, HX3 8TL 12pm – 4pm £2 Admission Explore the beautiful

Price: £2.00 – £4.00

Thu
26

26 May 2022 - 26 May 2022
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Music, Music, Theatres & Entertainment, Theatres & Entertainment

The Magic of Motown

7.30pm Seen by over a million people, now in its 16th year touring the UK. It’s no surprise that this show is one of the biggest success stories in British theatre history. Come celebrate our brand-new show for 2022 as we Reach Out and show you there Ain’t no mountain high enough with the biggest

Price: £29.50

Fri
27

27 May 2022 - 27 May 2022
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Comedy, Comedy, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Theatres & Entertainment, Theatres & Entertainment

Dick & Liddy’s Comedy Club May 2022

8.30pm Recommended age: 16+ Tickets from: £12.75 Laugh your way into the weekend with the return of the Victoria Theatre Halifax's regular and hugely popular Dick & Liddy's Comedy Club. One of West Yorkshire's premier live comedy shows, Dick & Liddy's Comedy Club has hosted legends of stand up comedy and laughter such as John Bishop,

Price: £12.75

Sat
28

28 May 2022 - 28 May 2022
Centre Vale Park, Todmorden
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CultureDale, Family, Family

Todmorden Carnival

A day out for all the family providing fun and entertainment with a Mini Sports Day and a giant car boot sale. (Please note that for the 2022 Carnival there will not be the usual parade through town and out to the carnival site. We hope to reintroduce this in 2023) For more information please

Price: TBC

Tue
31

31 May 2022 - 24 Dec 2022
Bankfield Museum
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Anne 'Gentleman Jack' Lister, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Family, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums

Costumes from the BBC TV Series ‘Gentleman Jack’

A world exclusive exhibition of costumes by renowned designer Tom Pye for the BBC One TV Series ‘Gentleman Jack’. Written by Sally Wainwright, Gentleman Jack  tells the story of Anne Lister (1791-1840) of Shibden Hall and her relationship with local landowner Ann Walker (1803-1854). The exhibition features over 30 iconic costumes worn by the actors

Tue
31

31 May 2022 - 04 Jun 2022
Heptonstall
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Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Music, Music, Theatres & Entertainment

Pennine Spring Music Festival 2022

Set in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside that inspired the Bronte sisters and Ted Hughes, the Pennine Spring Music Festival brings together instrumentalists and singers from all over Britain for a week of convivial music-making and performing. 2022 Programme: Tuesday 31st May Beethoven – Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Vaughan Williams – The Wasps Suite Mendelssohn – Symphony No.

Price: Various

Thu
02

02 Jun 2022 - 12 Jun 2022
Various Locations in Calderdale
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Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Family, Family, Food & Drink, Theatres & Entertainment

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations in Calderdale

Calderdale is preparing to make the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee an occasion to remember for years to come! Communities across the borough will come together to celebrate 70 years of Her Majesty’s service during the Jubilee Weekend from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June 2022 with a range of events taking place across Calderdale. Visit our

Price: various

Thu
02

02 Jun 2022 - 02 Jun 2022
Square Chapel Arts Centre
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Music, Music, Theatres & Entertainment, Theatres & Entertainment

Midnight Skyracer

Doors 7.30pm Midnight Skyracer have come a long way in a very short time. Since forming in 2017, the Anglo-Irish all-female quintet have become festival sensations across the UK, Europe and Australasia, toured regularly at home and released a critically-lauded debut album. They also carry the distinction of being the first British act nominated for

Price: £16.20

Fri
03

03 Jun 2022 - 03 Jun 2022
Halifax
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Anne 'Gentleman Jack' Lister, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Heritage, Sport & Leisure, Walking

Young Anne Lister’s Halifax -A Calderdale Heritage Walk

Bank Holiday. Prebooking required.  To Book Click here. A three hour stroll of sites and buildings Anne knew: her childhood home, her school, her tutor’s house, her usual bookshop, location where Miss Brown lived, and Christopher Rawson’s bank. Guide: David Glover Most walks lasts 2 to 2¼ hours and those are fairly easy walking - normally

Price: £5