Category Archives: Events

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>>

International Market in 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

Preparations for this year’s Remembrance events are well underway, with Calderdale Council working hard to plan for a full Remembrance Sunday event in Halifax and support other events in the borough. Last year, Remembrance events were held virtually or as an individual moment of reflection, but 2021 events will once again feature the full parade… read more … about Preparing for Remembrance events>>

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The newly refurbished ballroom at Todmorden Town Hall is ready to welcome guests, with a special opening event being held on Sunday 24 October. The ballroom will be officially reopened by the Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr Chris Pillai and the Mayor of Todmorden, Cllr Patricia Taylor. Everyone is invited to visit the Town Hall between… read more … about Open invitation for ballroom event>>

Todmorden Town Hall ballroom

The Council is gearing up to make Calderdale’s voice heard at one of the world’s most significant climate events. Cllr Scott Patient, Cabinet Member for Climate Change and Resilience, and members of the Council’s Environmental Projects team, are attending COP26 – the 26th annual UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. They will speak up for… read more … about Calderdale climate action heads for international spotlight>>

Cllr Patient in electric van

The popular Get Organised event is back for 2021, for young people in Calderdale to find out more about the options available after GCSEs. On Tuesday 12 October, Calderdale Council, in partnership with Leeds Beckett University, is hosting a special virtual event, primarily aimed at students in Year 11 and their families. The event is… read more … about Virtual event helps young people to Get Organised>>

Cllr Adam Wilkinson

Calderdale’s sporting heroes will be attending Yorkshire’s Olympic and Paralympic homecoming event at the Leeds first direct arena on Sunday 10 October. Olympians and Paralympians will take to the stage to talk about their achievements in an event hosted by 2016 Olympic medallist Nile Wilson and sports broadcaster Tanya Arnold. Athletes attending include Calderdale’s Hannah… read more … about Calderdale athletes attending regional homecoming event>>

Funding to support a programme of work to attract visitors and local people back to Calderdale villages and towns is being discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. The Council has successfully bid for funding from the Government’s Welcome Back fund, to help with COVID economic recovery work across the borough. Cabinet will be asked to accept… read more … about Funding to Welcome Back visitors>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

The importance of culture in Calderdale’s recovery from the impacts of the pandemic is being discussed by the Council’s Cabinet. An ambitious and far-reaching draft cultural strategy will be presented to the Cabinet at their meeting on Monday 4 October. It has been developed to harness the power of the borough’s unique culture and heritage… read more … about Putting culture at the heart of the borough’s recovery>>

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