Category Archives: Tourism

Fans of Gentleman Jack have an exclusive opportunity to get up close to costumes worn in the hugely successful BBC and HBO series about Anne Lister of Shibden Hall, Halifax. Calderdale Council has teamed up with the costumes’ designer, Tom Pye, to display a selection of outfits and accessories at Bankfield Museum in Halifax, from… read more … about Gentleman Jack costumes showcased in Calderdale>>

With just over a fortnight to go until the start of the Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire are reminding people to get their Land Art and Best Dressed competition entries in. The Tour de Yorkshire is now regarded as one of the best supported and most colourful races on the world cycling calendar,… read more … about Gear up to welcome the world’s best cyclists!>>

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With one month to go until the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation have unveiled the highly anticipated race timings. Millions of spectators are expected to line the route over the four days of action which will see the Tour de Yorkshire take place between 2-5 May and the… read more … about Full race timings confirmed with one month to go to the Tour de Yorkshire!>>

Ambitious plans to enhance the appearance of Mytholmroyd village centre are being discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. The historic centre of Mytholmroyd includes a number of listed buildings and structures and was designated as a Conservation Area in 2001. However, the flooding of December 2015 caused major damage to the village centre and the subsequent… read more … about Enhancing the distinctive heritage of Mytholmroyd>>

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Shibden Hall is reopening to visitors from Saturday 2 March 2019, marking the start of an exciting new season that will see the museum and Halifax become familiar sights on TV screens around the world. The historic building will play a starring role in the brand new BBC and HBO drama, Gentleman Jack, which is… read more … about Welcome back to Shibden Hall>>

West Yorkshire has been chosen as one of 19 worldwide destinations for the National Geographic Traveller Cool List 2019, with a special mention for the amazing Calder Valley and Hebden Bridge. In response to the news, Cllr Barry Collins, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Economic Strategy, said: “Wow – what an accolade! We… read more … about West Yorkshire and Calder Valley named must-see destinations>>