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.
The main hall at Bankfield Museum is hung with several works by John Holland (1829-1886), held in Calderdale Museums Service’s collection. Holland was born in Nottingham and painted landscapes and coastal scenes. He lived in Hebden Bridge for a few years, around 1867, and exhibited locally in Halifax and Hebden. The artworks to be displayed
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
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!
10am - 4pm A display of different ways to describe the human form by Manchester Academy of Fine Art artists Amrik Varkalis and Barbara Sykes. Upstairs & Mosaic Gallery, D Mill, Dean Clough Mills, Halifax, HX3 5AX FREE entry For more details: Contact Main Reception on 01422 250250 or email email@example.com
10am - 4pm Saturday 19th August - Tuesday 2nd January A retrospective exhibition of works from the weekly life drawing classes at Fletchers Mill. Link Gallery, D Mill, Dean Clough Mills, Halifax, HX3 5AX FREE entry For more details: Contact Main Reception on 01422 250250 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A special collection from watercolour artist Jane Austin that explores both the famous views and the hidden wonders to be found within three miles of her Halifax home. Jane’s work explores the effects of light and the changing of the seasons on architecture and the natural world, creating a deeply personal celebration of the local
A series of military and remembrance artworks by resident artist and former Royal Marines commando Ric Coulson. He infuses his designs with sand & soil from the battlefields of recent and historical conflicts to make personalised or thought-provoking pieces. Open every day, 10:00 – 16:00 until Monday 4th December 2023 Tiny Gallery, D Mill reception Free
Join us to take notice of nature in the depth of winter, as Fiona Pickles explores the alchemic transformation of botanic shapes and forms in her first solo exhibition, From the Folde. Through a variety of art forms, including installations, photography and handmade paper, this exhibition celebrates and repurposes imperfections in nature by giving new
A mixed annual show presented by the Leeds Fine Artists, one of the oldest and most prestigious regional arts organisations in Yorkshire and the North of England with over 50 exhibiting members. If you are travelling specifically to visit this exhibition, please contact reception beforehand to ensure it is open. Crossley Gallery, D Mill, Dean
A 6 week series of inspirational creative writing workshops to generate poetry or prose, on the subject of PLACE with local writer, Gaia Holmes. We will be writing about the places that live inside us, the attics of the mind, the cellars of nostalgia and other real, or imagined, spaces When: Every Saturday, 10.30- 12.30,
Julian Lloyd Webber narrates the fascinating story behind the composition of Bach’s iconic Cello Suites while introducing performances of the Suites by his wife – and fellow cellist – Jiaxin Lloyd Webber. Neglected for almost two hundred years, the Suites finally emerged from obscurity to become some of the most treasured pieces in the classical
7.30pm A script-in-hand performance in the Playhouse Studio Bar. The bittersweet comedy is based on the extraordinary true story of the remarkable relationship that developed over 20 years between a vivacious New York writer and a London bookseller. Throughout their exchange of humourous and often intimate correspondence a snapshot of Britain from the post-war 1940's