Category Archives: Events

Young people across Calderdale have been enjoying fun and inclusive play sessions throughout the school holidays, as part of the Council’s Play Development Service activity programme. The Play Development Service is part of Calderdale Council’s Children and Young People’s Service and offers regular inclusive play sessions in communities across the borough. The sessions are open… read more … about Young people enjoy a summer of fun>>

Young people with faces painted enjoy school summer holiday sessions

Businesses in Calderdale are invited to a free two-day event packed with expert advice to help their enterprise grow and flourish. The Let’s Do Business event, hosted by Business Growth Calderdale on behalf of Calderdale Council, aims to provide small and medium sized businesses with the knowledge, confidence and connections to help them succeed and… read more … about Free expert advice at Let’s Do Business event>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

The Let’s Grow pop-up allotment is on the move, with a packed programme of family entertainment touring Calderdale for some ‘blooming’ good fun. Let’s Grow is an interactive event for all the family, championing nature, nurture, wellbeing and imaginative play. Following successful events at Halifax Borough Market, the Let’s Grow’ team is visiting Elland, Brighouse,… read more … about Let’s Grow takes a tour of Calderdale>>

Let's Grow pop up allotment event

Bankfield Museum, near Halifax, is celebrating South Asian Heritage Month with a special display of some of the highlights of its collection of South Asian art and cultural objects. From Saturday 16 July, Bankfield will host the special exhibition which features as part of the Calderdale South Asian Heritage Festival. This month-long programme of events… read more … about Celebrating the South Asian Heritage Festival at Calderdale Museums>>

Painted dowry box from India as part of Bankfield's exhibition

Joint press release with West Yorkshire Combined Authority Wednesday 13 July: Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre: 11am until 2pm  A new business support programme offering free and tailored advice for new businesses or budding entrepreneurs is launching this week in Calderdale. Start-Up West Yorkshire(external link), Calderdale, is a new initiative, led by the Mayor of West… read more … about Launch of Start-Up West Yorkshire, Calderdale>>

Alixe from FedUP - a local animation business.

‘The future of tourism in Calderdale is bright’ – that’s the overriding message from the Calderdale Tourism Conference, which took place on Tuesday 5 July at the Shay Stadium in Halifax. Hosted by Visit Calderdale, the event welcomed attendees from across the hospitality, accommodation and tourist attraction sectors. It included speakers from local businesses and… read more … about Celebrating tourism opportunities in Calderdale>>

Ann Jones from Old Chamber Farm and Camping in Hebden Bridge delivers the tourism conference’s keynote speech

A new brand showcasing Calderdale’s unique culture has been unveiled, to continue the development of the borough’s growing profile as a vibrant cultural destination. Local businesses and attractions are encouraged to use the new ‘CultureDale’ brand, which Calderdale Council launched at its flagship ‘We are Calderdale’ event. The brand is funded by the European Regional… read more … about Welcome to CultureDale>>

CultureDale logo

Joint press release with Calderdale Council of Mosques and Calderdale Interfaith Council Wainhouse Tower is lighting up green on Srebrenica Memorial Day on Monday 11 July, to honour the victims of the genocide. In July 1995, a genocidal massacre took place in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica. Around 8000 Bosnian Muslims were murdered by the… read more … about Paying tribute during Srebrenica Memorial Week>>

Wainhouse Tower

A special week of events is taking place in Calderdale, to raise awareness about the support available to protect vulnerable children and adults across the borough and highlight how people can recognise and report any concerns. The eighth annual Calderdale Safeguarding Week will take place between Monday 20 and Friday 24 June, with a varied… read more … about Week of events highlights that safeguarding is everyone’s business>>

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