Category Archives: Events

People considering a career in the care sector are invited to a special information session in Todmorden to help them find out more about recruitment opportunities. Those looking for a change in career or new job opportunity, as well as secondary school pupils and further education students, have the chance to explore a range of… read more … about Upcoming event supports a career in care>>

People at the Halifax care careers event

The top floor at Bankfield Museum, near Halifax, is being transformed to house the unique collection of dress historian and author Lucy Adlington, as part of a year-long residency. From Saturday 4 February, the museum’s new exhibition, ‘Opening the wardrobe’ will celebrate women’s clothes and the stories they tell. This is an exclusive glimpse into… read more … about ‘Opening the wardrobe’ to a world of fashion>>

Blue chiffon 1960s dress

This festive season, Calderdale Council is highlighting the many advantages of shopping at local markets, with the ‘Christmas Under One Roof’ campaign. The new campaign, which runs throughout December, features local traders from Halifax Borough Market and showcases the wide range of stalls on offer at the market through films on social media, local adverts… read more … about Visit Calderdale Markets for Christmas Under One Roof>>

Christmas Under One Roof campaign artwork

Age Friendly events, supported by Council grants, have been taking place across Calderdale to celebrate the International Day of Older Persons. International Day of Older Persons is a worldwide awareness day created by the United Nations and celebrated on 1 October every year. It recognises the valued contribution of older people in society and raises… read more … about Events celebrate an Age Friendly Calderdale>>

Annapurna Dance

On Sunday 13 November, people across the country will commemorate Remembrance Sunday, and events are taking place across Calderdale to mark this important occasion. To coincide with the launch of the national Royal British Legion’s 2022 Poppy Appeal, Calderdale Council has announced plans for this year’s Remembrance, with the Council hosting a full Remembrance Sunday… read more … about Remembrance in Calderdale>>

Poppies

Shibden Hall’s Winter Craft Fair is returning for 2022, with the venue welcoming traders from across the region for a weekend of shopping and festive fun. Shibden Hall is currently closed for its annual winter break but will be open especially for the Winter Craft Fair on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 November, from 10am-4pm…. read more … about Get Christmas all wrapped up at Shibden Hall>>

Christmas tree at the bottom of the stairs at Shibden Hall

People from across the world have taken part in a programme of events in Calderdale to celebrate the life and legacy of Anne Lister. Thursday 22 September 2022 marked 182 years since the death of Anne Lister. To commemorate this anniversary, a variety of events were held across Calderdale as part of the Anne Lister… read more … about Successful events celebrate Anne Lister’s legacy>>

Visitors gathered around the Anne Lister statue at the Piece Hall

Young people across Calderdale have been enjoying fun and inclusive play sessions throughout the school holidays, as part of the Council’s Play Development Service activity programme. The Play Development Service is part of Calderdale Council’s Children and Young People’s Service and offers regular inclusive play sessions in communities across the borough. The sessions are open… read more … about Young people enjoy a summer of fun>>

Young people with faces painted enjoy school summer holiday sessions