Category Archives: Markets

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>>

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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>>

Exciting plans to develop Halifax Borough Market will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. A report on the future of the much loved market asks the Cabinet to approve the development of a regeneration programme to revitalise the beautiful and historic building. The Grade II* listed covered market, which first opened in 1896, hosts over… read more … about Bright future planned for the Borough Market>>

Borough Market

Repairs to Halifax Borough Market are well under way, with much of the building currently covered in scaffolding. Over 80% of the chimneys have been repointed and repaired where necessary as part of the £500,000 investment to restore the Market Street façade. Each window on the Market Street facade has been checked, stripped and repaired… read more … about Restoring the beauty of the Borough Market>>

Borough Market

Businesses in Calderdale are getting ready to celebrate Small Business Saturday, on Saturday 1 December. Now in its sixth year, Small Business Saturday is the UK’s most successful small business campaign, which last year saw an estimated £748m spent with small businesses across the country. Keep it local this weekend by doing all or most… read more … about Supporting Small Business Saturday>>

On Saturday 8 December, Bankfield Museum is hosting a special Christmas Fair showcasing unique products alongside museum exhibits. The fair will be held from 10am-3pm throughout the museum, which will be packed with stalls offering a wide variety of local crafts and produce just in time for the festive season. Alongside the stalls, there are… read more … about Gifts galore at Bankfield Christmas Fair>>

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Both Halifax and Hebden Bridge markets are currently in the top 20 in the poll to find Britain’s Favourite Market.  NABMA (National Association of British Market Authorities) is asking people across the UK to vote for their market of the year. Time is running out to cast  your vote, as polls close on Friday 30… read more … about Last chance to vote for Calderdale markets>>

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Shibden Hall is opening its doors for the annual Winter Craft Fair on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 November. The historic hall has been closed to the public since September while filming for the upcoming BBC and HBO series, Gentleman Jack, has been taking place. Shibden won’t fully reopen to visitors until March 2019, but… read more … about A winter wonderland at Shibden Hall>>

The award-winning International Market will be returning to Halifax again this year from Wednesday 31 October to Sunday 4 November 2018 for a real ghoulish affair. Over 40 traders from around the globe will set up stall along Corn Market, Russell Street and Southgate. The five day market will be a fully themed Halloween event,… read more … about Spook-tacular International Market>>

International Market