Category Archives: Events

The Let’s Grow pop-up allotment is on the move, with a packed programme of family entertainment touring Calderdale for some ‘blooming’ good fun. Let’s Grow is an interactive event for all the family, championing nature, nurture, wellbeing and imaginative play. Following successful events at Halifax Borough Market, the Let’s Grow’ team is visiting Elland, Brighouse,… read more … about Let’s Grow takes a tour of Calderdale>>

Let's Grow pop up allotment event

Bankfield Museum, near Halifax, is celebrating South Asian Heritage Month with a special display of some of the highlights of its collection of South Asian art and cultural objects. From Saturday 16 July, Bankfield will host the special exhibition which features as part of the Calderdale South Asian Heritage Festival. This month-long programme of events… read more … about Celebrating the South Asian Heritage Festival at Calderdale Museums>>

Painted dowry box from India as part of Bankfield's exhibition

Joint press release with West Yorkshire Combined Authority Wednesday 13 July: Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre: 11am until 2pm  A new business support programme offering free and tailored advice for new businesses or budding entrepreneurs is launching this week in Calderdale. Start-Up West Yorkshire(external link), Calderdale, is a new initiative, led by the Mayor of West… read more … about Launch of Start-Up West Yorkshire, Calderdale>>

Alixe from FedUP - a local animation business.

‘The future of tourism in Calderdale is bright’ – that’s the overriding message from the Calderdale Tourism Conference, which took place on Tuesday 5 July at the Shay Stadium in Halifax. Hosted by Visit Calderdale, the event welcomed attendees from across the hospitality, accommodation and tourist attraction sectors. It included speakers from local businesses and… read more … about Celebrating tourism opportunities in Calderdale>>

Ann Jones from Old Chamber Farm and Camping in Hebden Bridge delivers the tourism conference’s keynote speech

A new brand showcasing Calderdale’s unique culture has been unveiled, to continue the development of the borough’s growing profile as a vibrant cultural destination. Local businesses and attractions are encouraged to use the new ‘CultureDale’ brand, which Calderdale Council launched at its flagship ‘We are Calderdale’ event. The brand is funded by the European Regional… read more … about Welcome to CultureDale>>

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Joint press release with Calderdale Council of Mosques and Calderdale Interfaith Council Wainhouse Tower is lighting up green on Srebrenica Memorial Day on Monday 11 July, to honour the victims of the genocide. In July 1995, a genocidal massacre took place in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica. Around 8000 Bosnian Muslims were murdered by the… read more … about Paying tribute during Srebrenica Memorial Week>>

Wainhouse Tower

A special week of events is taking place in Calderdale, to raise awareness about the support available to protect vulnerable children and adults across the borough and highlight how people can recognise and report any concerns. The eighth annual Calderdale Safeguarding Week will take place between Monday 20 and Friday 24 June, with a varied… read more … about Week of events highlights that safeguarding is everyone’s business>>

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Halifax was chosen as the venue for a major national conference on Friday 27 May 2022, highlighting Calderdale’s key part in the national debate on the role of towns in our economic recovery, levelling up and thought leadership. The Piece Hall Trust, Square Chapel Arts Centre and Calderdale Council worked together to host the final… read more … about Major conference puts Calderdale in national spotlight>>

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