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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.

Fri
29

29 Apr 2022 - 01 May 2022
Todmorden
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Culture & Heritage, Music, Theatres & Entertainment

Todmorden Folk Festival

Todmorden Folk Festival is a wonderful, grassroots festival hosted by local volunteers thoroughout Todmorden's historic buildings and squares on May Bank Holiday. The whole town is brought to life with morris dancing, live music, workshops, craft and theatre in a celebration of folk arts. The full programme and list of ticket prices and venues will

Price: TBC

Sat
30

30 Apr 2022 - 02 May 2022
Northowram
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Family, Walking

Northowram Scarecrows 2022

The Northowram Scarecrow Festival is back Saturday April 30th to Monday May 2nd 2022. Our opening ceremony will take place at 12 Noon at The Club car park with  music, singing, dancer and the odd surprise or two. You will also be able to enjoy a Dog agility and handling competition; Dog Show; Adult &

Sat
30

30 Apr 2022 - 30 Apr 2022
Mytholmroyd Community & Leisure Centre
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Family, Food & Drink, Theatres & Entertainment

The World Dock Pudding Championships

The World Dock Pudding Championships are back in 2022, taking place once more at Mytholmroyd Community & Leisure Centre. More details will be available soon! Dock Pudding is a local delicacy little-known outside the Calder Valley area of Yorkshire and the competition was founded in 1971 to help preserve it. The Pudding is made from

Fri
06

06 May 2022 - 06 May 2022
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Music, Theatres & Entertainment

Saving Ukraine

7pm Help us help the people of Ukraine Join us at the Victoria Theatre Halifax on Friday 6 May for an evening of Ukrainian entertainment with music and dance from Ukrainian performers.  All money raised on the evening will go towards funding vital medical aid with every pound of the ticket sales going direct to

Price: £20.00

Sat
07

07 May 2022 - 07 May 2022
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Music, Theatres & Entertainment

Killer Queen

7.30pm Killer Queen have been performing their tribute to Queen's concert since 1993. Their expert musicianship, extraordinary energy and accurate portrayal of the world's greatest live band have rightfully earned Killer Queen the title of Queen tribute royalty. Thrilling sell-out audiences across the globe from the UK to Moscow, Killer Queen recreates the high energy,

Price: £25.25

Wed
11

11 May 2022 - 11 May 2022
The Grayston Unity
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Culture & Heritage, Talks & Poetry

Illustrated Historical and Heritage Talks at Grayston Unity: The Lost Prince

8.15pm The unusual story of Winifred Thomas, a young girl from a terraced house in Halifax, and how she came to keep King George V’s youngest son Prince John company at Sandringham – she is the missing local link from Stephen Poliakoff’s 2003 TV miniseries.  Hear about the early 20th Century British Royal Family, plus

Price: £5.00

Sat
14

14 May 2022 - 15 May 2022
Lightcliffe Tower
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Anne 'Gentleman Jack' Lister, Culture & Heritage

Lightcliffe Tower Open Days

2pm - 4pm The Friends of Friendless Churches and the Friends of St Matthew's Churchyard are opening Lightcliffe Tower to the public from 2 - 4 pm on Saturday 14th May and Sunday 15th May, to allow visitors to see inside the Tower and the memorials it contains, including Ann Walker's brass plaque. Come and

Price: Free

Fri
20

20 May 2022 - 20 May 2022
The Piece Hall
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, CultureDale, Family, Family, Markets & Shopping, Markets, Food & Drink

Spring Makers Market at The Piece Hall

10am - 6pm Our Spring Makers Market returns on the 20, 21 & 22 May, showcasing some of the region’s favourite independent craft stalls, artisan makers and pop-up food and drink traders. Featuring 50 unique stalls, on offer will be everything from personalised gifts, ceramics, homeware, jewellery, prints, sweet treats and much more, besides an

Fri
20

20 May 2022 - 20 May 2022
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Accessible, Comedy, Culture & Heritage, Theatres & Entertainment

Al Murray The Pub Landlord: Gig For Victory

7.30pm As the dust settles and we emerge blinking into the dawn of a new year, the men and women of this great country will need answers. Answers that they know they need, answers to questions they never knew existed. And when that moment comes, who better to show the way, to provide those answers,

Price: £29.25

Sat
21

21 May 2022 - 21 May 2022
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Music, Theatres & Entertainment

Dreamboats and Petticoats – Music that Lives Forever

7.30pm 1950’s heartthrob Marty Wilde takes to the road again in Dreamboats and Petticoats – Music that Lives Forever! Joining Marty is Eden Kane, Mark Wynter and special guest Nancy Ann Lee, along with his long serving band, The Wildcats. The late fifties and early sixties were without doubt some of the most exciting and important years in the history of music. With the

Price: £30.25

Sun
22

22 May 2022 - 22 May 2022
Victoria Theatre Halifax
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Accessible, Culture & Heritage, Music, Theatres & Entertainment

The Overtones 10 Year Anniversary Tour

7.30pm Multi-platinum selling vocal harmony group, The Overtones are opening their 10th Anniversary Tour at the Victoria Theatre Halifax! Featuring classic songs by The Temptations, The Drifters, Stevie Wonder, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. For the last decade The Overtones have been a household name appearing on countless television & radio shows across the UK and Europe including Dancing

Price: £28.75

Wed
25

25 May 2022 - 25 May 2022
Square Chapel Arts Centre
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Accessible, Talks & Poetry, Theatres & Entertainment

Old Photos of Halifax- Illustrated Historical Presentation

2.15pm Square Chapel Arts Centre A fresh panorama of old photos of Halifax, including views of the old Railway Station, with steam locos.  Then an interesting series of local photos from a 1950s film.  Buses and trams, churches which have changed greatly – or vanished.  Images of old Illingworth, plus fascinating pictures of lost Ovenden

Price: £6