Category Archives: Markets

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>>

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>>

Bankfield entrance