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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.


01 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022
Dean Clough
Arts & Crafts, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Heritage, Walking

Dean Clough Art Trail

Calling all creatives! Come and follow our Dean Clough Art Trail, a tour in and around the site of works in our permanent art collection. Items in the collection include ‘Weighbridge’ by Lawrence Weiner, ‘The Ram’ and ‘The Phoenix’ by Frank Darnley and ‘Three Heads’ by Edward Cronshaw. Grab an Art Trail leaflet from D


01 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022
Dean Clough
Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Galleries & Museums, Heritage, Walking

Dean Clough Heritage Trail

Learn about 200 years of history told through our self-guided tour leaflet. At your own pace, find out about the history of the site ranging from the architecture of the mills to the Crossley Carpets empire. Grab a Heritage Trail leaflet from D Mill Reception to get started. For further information about access and the


08 Jan 2022 - 24 Dec 2022
Bankfield Museum
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


25 Mar 2022 - 29 Oct 2022
Bankfield Museum
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


31 May 2022 - 24 Dec 2022
Bankfield Museum
Accessible, 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, Costume Designer on both seasons on Gentleman Jack, 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


10 Sep 2022 - 26 Nov 2022
Calderdale Industrial Museum
Accessible, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Family, Family, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums, Heritage

Astounding Inventions

Our new exhibition celebrates a rich history of invention, industry and innovation in Calderdale and features a range of inventions including the Arab printing press, the sewing machine, the pen, photography and 3-d printing. The exhibition will run until the 26th November 2022. Entry to the exhibition is included in the general entrance fee to

Price: £4 – £5


11 Sep 2022 - 22 Oct 2022
Dean Clough
Arts & Crafts, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Family, Family, Galleries & Museums, Galleries & Museums

Astounding Inventions LEGO Workshops

10.30am & 1.30pm Location: Crossley Gallery, D Mill, Dean Clough, Halifax, HX3 5AX Become a better builder with one of our Astounding Inventions LEGO Workshops on Saturday 11th September, led by resident LEGO expert Michael LeCount! Learn from the best and make a model to take home with you. Tickets £8

Price: £8


02 Oct 2022 - 02 Oct 2022
Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Heritage, Sport & Leisure, Walking

They Designed Lightcliffe – A Calderdale Heritage Walk

A look at some of the fine local buildings.  Many were the work of local architects who also designed  public buildings and workers' housing. Meet John Brooke by the Old Church Dental Practice (car park available) on the A58, 600 metres east of Hipperholme. HX3 8NT   Most walks lasts 2 to 2¼ hours and

Price: £4


03 Oct 2022 - 08 Oct 2022
Hebden Bridge Little Theatre
Comedy, Comedy, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Theatres & Entertainment, Theatres & Entertainment

The Hound of the Baskervilles

7.30pm Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most celebrated Sherlock Holmes story gets a gloriously funny makeover. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead on his estate, with a look of terror still etched on his face, and the paw prints of a gigantic hound beside his body, the great detective Sherlock Holmes is summoned from Baker

Price: £6 – £10


04 Oct 2022 - 08 Oct 2022
Halifax Playhouse
Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Theatres & Entertainment, Theatres & Entertainment

4 Weddings and an Elvis

Tuesday 4 to Saturday 8 October – 7:30pm and 2:30pm Saturday matinee Sandy, the four-times-married, three-times-divorced owner of a wedding chapel in Las Vegas, has certainly seen her fair share of matrimonies! Here we witness four of her most interesting: Bev and Stan, who are getting married as revenge on their exes; Vanessa and Bryce,

Price: £6 – £12


05 Oct 2022 - 05 Oct 2022
Victoria Theatre Halifax
Accessible, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Dance, Theatres & Entertainment, Theatres & Entertainment

Chantry Dance presents Beauty and the Beast

7.30pm Chantry Dance’s imaginative new show is inspired by the original folktale of La Belle et la Bête, re-imagined for a 21st century family audience. Long ago, the vain Lord Bieth wanted to cut down the forest to expand his city. However, the Green Lady put a stop to his plan and, in a fitting punishment,

Price: £18.75


06 Oct 2022 - 06 Oct 2022
The Viaduct Theatre
Accessible, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Talks & Poetry, Theatres & Entertainment, Theatres & Entertainment

An Audience with Barry Rutter

7.30pm Gladrags optional...  Gladness vital. "BARRIE RUTTER IS ONE OF THE REASONS WHY THERE ARE SO MANY AMAZING THEATRE COMPANIES IN THE GREATER NORTH NOWADAYS - HE IS A GENUINE TRAIL BLAZER."  ALAN LANE, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF SLUNG LOW Join Barrie for an evening of fun, frolics, anecdotes and memories from an incredible career that

Price: £12.50 – £16