Category Archives: Tourism

Calderdale Council continues to support the borough’s visitor economy, with a new team working to create and promote trade and tourism and safely welcome people back to Calderdale. As part of work to support the borough’s ongoing recovery from the continued impacts of COVID-19, a new place development team has been set up to provide… read more … about New team supports a safe and vibrant visitor experience>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

Calderdale Council is marking the 600th birthday of Shibden Hall with a special exhibition at Bankfield Museum in Halifax. The first mention of Shibden Hall was in 1420. For 500 years it was a family residence before passing into public ownership and becoming a museum. Over the last century, the hall and its picturesque park… read more … about Celebrating 600 years of Shibden Hall>>

Shibden in the snow

Families can share the joy of laughter, learning and festivities in the magnificent Victorian Halifax Borough Market and surrounding streets this December, as the ‘Let’s Grow’ team return with a Christmas theme. The Let’s Grow Ho, Ho, Ho! Merry Little Christmas Party follows the successful debut of the two-day pop-up allotment event at the market… read more … about Festive fun at Halifax Borough Market>>

Ben and Mimi Faulks at Halifax Borough Market

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>>