Category Archives: Tourism

The Victoria Theatre in Halifax is among 925 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.  The Calderdale Council-owned theatre has been awarded £160,000 from the third round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. This award will help The Victoria Theatre to safeguard the critical festive season and… read more … about Funding boost for The Victoria Theatre>>

Victoria Theatre, Halifax

Calderdale Museums’ winter craft fairs are returning for 2021 with both Shibden Hall and Bankfield Museum hosting special events in the run up to Christmas. Although Shibden Hall is closed for its winter break, it will be open especially for the Winter Craft Fair, which is taking place on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 November… read more … about Get Christmas all wrapped up at Calderdale Museums>>

Shibden in the snow

The award-winning International Market is returning to Halifax town centre this week, with a scarily good range of treats just in time for Halloween. From Thursday 28 to Sunday 31 October, Market Place Europe, in partnership with Calderdale Council’s Markets Service, is bringing a selection of global traders to the streets of Halifax. Visitors can… read more … about Spooktacular International Market returns to Halifax>>

A pop-up allotment event is coming to Halifax Borough Market this half-term, with entertainment, interactive performances, workshops and prizes. ‘Let’s Grow’ is a free two-day event for families on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 October 2021, it’s produced and brought to the market by the co-creator of the award-winning TV series, ‘Mr Bloom’s Nursery’, Ben… read more … about ‘Let’s Grow’ comes to Halifax>>

Let's Grow pop up allotment event

Brighouse is set to receive £19.1 million of investment to fund improvements in the town, as part of the Government’s Towns Fund. This massive investment will fund projects to be delivered over the next four years. 83 town deals have now been agreed across the country, with funding for a further 18 towns still to… read more … about Huge investment boost for Brighouse>>

Brighouse

Following the confirmation from the Prime Minister that the next stage of the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown will go ahead as planned from Monday 17 May, Calderdale Council is reviewing the impact on its services. The Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift, said: “Step 3 of the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown sees… read more … about Safely welcoming the further easing of restrictions>>

A plan setting out a series of actions to support Calderdale’s economic recovery from COVID-19 is being discussed at the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 29 March 2021. The COVID pandemic has affected every community in Calderdale, with the loss of many lives. It’s affected people’s physical and mental wellbeing and resulted in… read more … about Calderdale’s plan to build back fairer>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources

Calderdale will be back. That’s the message from Calderdale Council, as the latest tourism figures show that 2019 was the best year ever for the borough’s visitor economy. The record value of tourism to Calderdale just before COVID-19 brings real hope for the sector’s recovery from the pandemic. In 2019, tourism was worth just under… read more … about Future is bright for Calderdale’s tourism economy>>

Walshaw

Bankfield Museum is opening on Tuesday 27 October with a new exhibition, ‘The Grand Tour’ – taking visitors on a tour of Europe through some incredible paintings and stories.  The Halifax-based museum has been closed since March due to COVID-19 restrictions. As nearby Shibden Hall closes for its annual winter break from Monday 19 October,… read more … about Bankfield Museum reopens with a Grand Tour of Europe>>

Grand Tour