What's on

August

For King and Country. A new exhibition at Bankfield Museum, Halifax

For King and Country

Winner of the Royal Historical Society's Public History Prize, the exhibition displays over 200 objects, 200 images and archives, along with over...

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An A to Z of Maps

Discover historic maps of the region and the world in our exploration of map making. From maps of the local area to the stars, featuring hand...

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Elland Bridge by Mike Bentley

After the Flood: Rebuilding Elland Bridge

An exhibition of photographs by Mike Bentley who has documented the demolition and rebuilding of Elland Bridge following the devastation of the...

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Hot Sparks! Around the World in 4 weeks

22 Aug 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm, 22 Aug 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm, 22 Aug 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Enjoy exploring our fascinating objects from Africa. Come and make your own mask.

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Hot Sparks! Around the World in 4 weeks

23 Aug 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm, 23 Aug 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm, 23 Aug 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Where is Oceania? Explore objects and make your own New Zealand jewellery.

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Kids Activities @ Shibden- Top Tudors

24 Aug 2017 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

Come and explore Tudors at Shibden Hall. Find out about Tudor costume and make a herbal bag.

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Bankfield Buddies Special Magical Session

25 Aug 2017 - 10:30am

We would like to invite you all to a very special magical Bankfield Buddies session on Friday 25th August 10.30am – 12.00noon at the newly opened...

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Akroyd statue and All Souls Church

Akroyden Walk

26 Aug 2017 - 2:00pm

Join local historian David Nortcliffe for a walk around historic Akroydon to discover the lives of those who lived and worked there. The walk...

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Hot Sparks! Around the World in 4 weeks

29 Aug 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm, 29 Aug 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm, 29 Aug 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Brrr! Our last continent is Antarctica. Who lives there and what could we find there? Enjoy making a snow scene.

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Hot Sparks! Around the World in 4 weeks

30 Aug 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm, 30 Aug 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm, 30 Aug 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Finish our world voyage by exploring different costume from around the world and create your own puppet influenced by traditional costume from one...

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