Category Archives: Markets

Following the announcement that England will return to national lockdown restrictions with immediate effect, Calderdale Council is working through the implications for its services. Everyone must stay at home, except for essential reasons such as food shopping, exercise within the local area and medical appointments. As such, further Council service updates have been issued in… read more … about Update on Council services>>


As more shops and businesses start to reopen in Calderdale’s towns, the Council is introducing measures to support social distancing and allow for queuing areas. From Monday 15 June non-essential retailers are able to reopen, provided they meet the COVID-19 secure guidelines. This includes shops selling clothes, shoes, toys, furniture, books and electronics, and tailors,… read more … about Supporting safe places to shop and queue>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

Calderdale Council is planning the safe, phased reopening of its markets across the borough, following Government guidance that outdoor markets can reopen from Monday 1 June, and indoor markets (along with other non-essential retailers) from Monday 15 June, as long as they protect staff and customers from COVID-19. The Council runs two indoor market halls,… read more … about Safe reopening of Calderdale markets>>


Calderdale is open for business, with villages and towns returning back to normal after the recent flooding in the borough. Although local communities are still recovering from the devastating impact of flooding, visitor centres, markets, many businesses and tourist attractions in Calderdale have now reopened or are operating from different or altered premises. Right across… read more … about Calderdale is open for business>>

Yorkshire Dama Cheese

It’s the tenth anniversary of the Real Deal ‘Fake-Free Market’ campaign and Calderdale Council’s markets service has been praised for keeping Calderdale shoppers safe from counterfeits.  The Council is one of more than 500 organisations across the UK to have signed up voluntarily to a nationwide consumer-friendly ‘Fake-Free Markets’ charter.  The charter and ‘Real Deal’… read more … about Calderdale markets praised for keeping shoppers safe from counterfeits>>

Calderdale Council

Christmas is just around the corner and Calderdale markets are hosting a selection of fabulously festive events. Santa will take time from his busy schedule to visit Halifax Borough Market on Saturday 30 November, Saturday 7 and 14 December, and Thursday 19 and Sunday 22 December. Magical animatronic reindeer and a speaking post box are… read more … about Experience the magic of Calderdale markets this Christmas>>

Christmas at Halifax Borough Market

More than 50 global traders are heading to Halifax this Halloween, as Market Place’s award-winning International Market returns to the town. From Thursday 31 October to Sunday 3 November, a distinctive range of stalls will be lining the streets around Halifax Borough Market in the town centre. Corn Market, Russell Street and Southgate will come… read more … about It’s all happening in Calderdale markets!>>

International Market in Halifax

Love Your Local Market fortnight is just around the corner, and as usual, there’s lots happening at Calderdale markets. From Friday 17 to Friday 31 May, markets across the world will be getting involved with the National Association of British Market Authorities’ (NABMA) Love Your Local Market campaign. Now in its eighth year, the campaign… read more … about Special events for Love Your Local Market fortnight>>


A fantastic selection of global traders will be returning to Halifax from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 April as part of Market Place’s award-winning International Market. Shoppers will be spoilt for choice with tasty treats and unique crafts and gifts from all over the world at Corn Market, Russell Street and Southgate in Halifax town… read more … about Award-winning International Market returns to Halifax>>