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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.

Mon
24

24 May 2021 - 31 Dec 2021
Halifax
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Accessible, Family

Dean Clough Family Trail

Why not try the new Dean Clough family trail? This free trail takes approximately 1 hour to complete and the clues lead you across the Dean Clough site (both inside and out). On your travels you will get to see the huge Dean Clough Lego model and you'll be tested to see if you can

Sat
18

18 Sep 2021 - 25 Mar 2022
Bankfield Museum
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Family

Belonging: Fashion and a Sense of Place

Exploring the influence of the West Riding of Yorkshire on contemporary fashion, this exhibition brings together works from a range of fashion designers and creatives who have been inspired by the many elements that make the area unique. Drawing on themes such as landscape, community spirit, wit and humour and the enduring influence of the

Price: Free

Sat
25

25 Sep 2021 - 25 Mar 2022
Bankfield Museum
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Family

Kate Lycett Exhibition: Woodland Paths and Grand Days Out

During 2020 whilst travel was restricted, Kate and her family took walks in the Calder Valley and it was here where she began to observe and capture the changing of the seasons through paintings of trees and accompanying wildlife. This collection of over 43 small works was to become the Nightingale Project. At the same

Price: Free

Wed
27

27 Oct 2021 - 27 Oct 2021
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Theatres & Entertainment

Dr John Cooper Clarke: I Wanna Be Yours

Start time: 8pm Tickets from: £21.75 Recommended age: 15+ Poet; Rock Star; TV & Radio Presenter; Comedian; Cultural commentator - Dr. John Cooper Clarke is returning to the Victoria Theatre Halifax for another electrifying evening of poetry and the spoken word. John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence in the 1970s as the original 'people's poet'.

Price: £21.75

Wed
27

27 Oct 2021 - 28 Oct 2021
Halifax Borough Market
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Family

Let’s Grow Halifax

Wednesday 27th & Thursday 28th October 2021 Halifax Borough Market NEW from the co-creator of the award winning TV show, ‘Mr. Bloom’s Nursery’  ‘Let’s Grow’ is coming to the heart of Halifax this half term, transforming spaces in its historic Borough Market. The ‘Let’s Grow’ pop-up Allotment is free to explore, with its charming family of baby fruits and vegetables to

Wed
27

27 Oct 2021 - 30 Oct 2021
Halifax Playhouse
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Culture & Heritage, Family, Theatres & Entertainment

Halifax Amateur Theatre Youth present We Will Rock You

“The show is live, dangerous and more than anything else: it rocks!” Brian May Featuring more than 20 hit Queen songs including “Another One Bites the Dust,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “We Will Rock You,” “Somebody To Love” and many more, WE WILL ROCK YOU follows two revolutionaries Galileo and Scaramouche as they try to save rock

Price: £13 – £15

Wed
27

27 Oct 2021 - 03 Jan 2022
Online Only
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Theatres & Entertainment

Beyond These Walls: The Film

Runtime: 1 hour. NB: This film is video on demand, so you can watch from the comfort of you home.  Recommended for ages 14+ Tickets: £5 or Pay what you decide – tickets on sale now A film directed by Laurie Sansom and Ricardo Vilela With an original score by Matthew Herbert By special arrangement

Price: £5.00

Thu
28

28 Oct 2021 - 28 Oct 2021
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Accessible, Comedy, Culture & Heritage, Theatres & Entertainment

Dirty Dusting

Start time: 7.30pm Tickets from: £24.75 Featuring Vicki Michelle (‘Allo ‘Allo!), Vicky Entwistle (Coronation Street) and Leah Bell. Gladys, Olive and Elsie are three “vintage style” cleaning ladies who, threatened with redundancy, chance on an ‘unconventional’ way of earning some extra cash. A wrong number requiring a Sex Chat Line rings into the office and gives

Price: £24.75

Fri
29

29 Oct 2021 - 29 Oct 2021
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Accessible, Comedy, Theatres & Entertainment

Dick & Liddy’s Comedy Club

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
30

30 Oct 2021 - 30 Oct 2021
Square Chapel Arts Centre
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Accessible, Comedy, Culture & Heritage

Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us

8pm Tickets from £13.50 In his new show 50 Things About Us Mark Thomas combines his trademark mix of storytelling, standup, mischief and really, really well researched material to examine how we have come to inhabit this divided wasteland that some of us call the United Kingdom. Mark picks through the myths, facts and figures

Price: £13.50

Sun
31

31 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Theatres & Entertainment

Lipstick on Your Collar

Start time: 7.30pm Tickets: from £25 Step back in time to the golden era of music where the jukebox roared and feet didn't touch the floor. Get your dancing shoes at the ready and relax - you are in for an evening of back to back hits from the 1950s and 60s! From the birth

Price: £25.00

Fri
05

05 Nov 2021 - 05 Nov 2021
Halifax Playhouse
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Culture & Heritage, Family, Theatres & Entertainment

A Celebration of Simon and Garfunkel

7.30pm Tickets £12.50 As heard on BBC Radio. Introducing singer songwriters Tim Chu and Ian Bailey performing “the UK’s leading non tribute show”. “What a fantastic show with two great guys, two voices and two guitars delivering the best acoustic interpretations of Simon’s classic songs” Sally Naden, BBC Radio. “Tim and Ian capture the ‘Simon

Price: £12.50