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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
27

27 May 2023 - 24 May 2024
Heptonstall Museum
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Cragg Vale Coiners & The Gallows Pole, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums, Heritage

Criminal Coiners: Life and Death in Wild West Yorkshire

Heptonstall Museum is open Thursday to Sunday 11am till 4:30pm. Our opening exhibition explores the lives of the Cragg Vale Coiners, the notorious band of local counterfeiters who produced fake gold coins in the late 18th century to supplement their small incomes from weaving. On entering the 17c building, the first room brings to life

Price: £3

Sat
24

24 Jun 2023 - 30 Nov 2024
Bankfield Museum
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Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums

History Wardrobe Presentations

Linked to the ‘Opening the Wardrobe’ exhibition at Bankfield Museum in 2023, you can enjoy four evening presentations by History Wardrobe.   The Frock Shop Thursday 20th April 2023 Fashion shopping in the sixties. Celebrate the decade’s brilliant designs - from mini to maxi - in a riot of Lurex, Bri-nylon, crisp cottons and Crimplene!

Price: £20

Sat
30

30 Sep 2023 - 09 Apr 2024
Smith Art Gallery
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Culture & Heritage, Family, Galleries & Museums

Calderdale Open Art Exhibition 2023

The Calderdale Open Art Exhibition returns for its 10th year, showcasing the best paintings, photos, textiles, and drawings as chosen by our panel of judges, all submitted by artists from the region and beyond. To mark Calderdale’s Year of Culture in 2024, the theme of this year’s exhibition is the landscape, people, history, and heritage

Sat
13

13 Jan 2024 - 06 Apr 2024
Calderdale Industrial Museum
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Family, Galleries & Museums, Heritage

The Story of the Wainstall Waifs

13th January to 6th April 2024. Our brand new exhibition opens in the museum on Saturday 13th January 2024. It is titled “The Story of the Wainstall Waifs – how the ragged strands of 200 young lives were woven into the fabric of a village”. Entry to the exhibition is included in the admission charge

Price: Free – £5

Tue
05

05 Mar 2024 - 05 Mar 2024
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Accessible, Comedy, Culture & Heritage, Dance, Theatres & Entertainment

Fascinating Aïda The 40th Anniversary Show!

7:30pm Celebrating 40 years on the road, Dillie, Liza and Adèle, Britain’s raciest and sassiest musical cabaret trio, are bringing their brand-new show to theatres across the UK. Fascinating Aïda have racked-up millions of internet followers, performed in the world’s most prestigious venues and been showered with awards and plaudits since they sashayed onto the scene

Price: £29.25

Thu
07

07 Mar 2024 - 07 Mar 2024
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Music, Theatres & Entertainment

Smokie in Concert

7:30pm Look at the Guinness Book Of Hit Singles and you could be forgiven for thinking Smokie’s success story was a 1970s phenomenon. After all, 11 of their 14 British hits came in that eventful musical decade. However, their massive success story has continued to flourish around the globe including Scandinavia, South Africa, Germany and

Price: £34.25

Fri
08

08 Mar 2024 - 10 Mar 2024
Dean Clough
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Arts & Crafts, Culture & Heritage, Galleries & Museums

Sew Different Sewing Retreats at Dean Clough

Sew Different brings you their new sewing retreat set in our historic mill complex. Spend a long weekend browsing fabrics, learning new techniques and creating a stylish piece of clothing that is completely unique. In between stitches you can indulge in a delicious afternoon tea and chat with like-minded sewists. Choose your project from the Sew

Price: £350

Fri
08

08 Mar 2024 - 08 Mar 2024
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Music, Theatres & Entertainment

Steve Steinman’s Vampires Rock Ghost Train

7:30pm Now in its 21st year Vampires Rock starring Steve Steinman returns to the Victoria Theatre! With an incredible cast of singers, dancers and musicians,a tongue-in-cheek and laugh out loud storyline, it’s a show like no other. Featuring over 25 of the greatest classic rock anthems of all time and original songs from Steve’s very

Price: £33.75

Sat
09

09 Mar 2024 - 09 Mar 2024
King Cross Library
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Arts & Crafts, Talks, Poetry & Literature

Rhapsodies In Blue – creative writing workshops with Gaia Holmes

Join local writer, Gaia Holmes, at King Cross Library, Halifax, for a series of creative writing workshops on the theme of the colour BLUE... Where: King Cross Library, 151 Haugh Shaw Rd, Halifax HX1 3BG When: Saturday mornings, 10.30- 12.30 from the 24th of February to the 30th of March. How much: 6 sessions= £50

Price: £50

Sat
09

09 Mar 2024 - 09 Mar 2024
Boothtown & Southowram Methodist Church
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Easter in Calderdale, Family

Easter Fayre

11am - 2pm Boothtown and Southowram Methodist Church invite you to their 2024 Easter Fayre. You can enjoy craft stalls, games, food & drink and a tombola, wit proceeds being split between Church Funds ad Our Place.  (Registered Charity # 1124280) FREE entry Beverley Place, Akroydon, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 6LR

Sun
10

10 Mar 2024 - 10 Mar 2024
Sheperd’s Rest Pub
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Culture & Heritage, Heritage, Theatres & Entertainment, Walking

Ben Rushton and the Chartists Walk and Performance

Shepherd’s Rest pub to Basin Stones, Sunday March 10th at 11am. Meet Shepherd’s Rest car park, Lumbutt’s Road, Todmorden. £5 (children free) The Brutish Multitude Theatre Company presents Michael Crowley’s play Warp and Weft, which dramatises the events of 1842, showing at Halifax Playhouse from 21st to 23rd March. Join us at Basin Stones to

Price: £5

Sun
10

10 Mar 2024 - 10 Mar 2024
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Theatres & Entertainment

Carmen presented by The Ukrainian National Opera

7:30pm Music by Georges Bizet.Sung in French with English Surtitles Performed by the Dnipro Opera, from Ukraine Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a live orchestra of over 30 musicians. After last season's premier in the UK, we are delighted to bring back Dnipro Opera theatre from the Ukraine. This opera and ballet theatre

Price: £37.25