Shibden Spooktacular

26 Oct 2017 - 5:00pm

The Shibden Spooktacular is returning on Thursday 26th October 2017. Join the Halifax Calder Rotary Club for a FANGtastic event of fun, frights...


1914 Duke of Wellington's Regiment

John Spencer- Stories of local 'Dukes' in the First World War

28 Oct 2017 - 2:00pm

A talk by John Spencer, Calderdale Museums' Military Curator on stories of local ‘Dukes’ in The First World War. This talk is part of our...

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Anne Lister Tour

29 Oct 2017 - 2:00pm

These guided tours of Shibden Hall focus on its most famous resident, Anne Lister (1791-1840). Hear about Anne's life as a remarkable business...


Sparks! October half term activities

31 Oct 2017 - 11:00am, 31 Oct 2017 - 1:00pm, 31 Oct 2017 - 2:00pm

Come and hear some spooky tales from around Akroydon and create a spooky lantern with spooky local buildings.  Booking essential. Ages 4-12 and...

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Sparks! October half term activities

1 Nov 2017 - 11:00am, 1 Nov 2017 - 1:00pm, 1 Nov 2017 - 2:00pm

Play some spooky games and make a skeleton. Booking essential. Ages 4-12 and children must be accompanied by a parent/carer.

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Kids Activities - Spooky Shibden

2 Nov 2017 - 11:00am, 2 Nov 2017 - 1:00pm, 2 Nov 2017 - 2:00pm

Join us for a spooky trail around the hall and then make a spooky mask.


First World War memorabilia day

First World War Memorabilia Day

11 Nov 2017 - 10:00am

Halifax Great War Heritage Society will be hosting another First World War Memorabilia Day...


The Secret Lives of Objects- Opening event

11 Nov 2017 - 12:00pm

Join us for the opening day of 'The Secret Lives of...


Calderdale Open logo

Calderdale Open 2017- opening event

11 Nov 2017 - 2:00pm

Come along to the opening of 2017's Calderdale Open exhibition on Saturday 11th November at 2pm. Vote for your favourite in the £100 People’s...


Shibden Hall in the snow

Shibden's Christmas Craft Fair

18 Nov 2017 (All day)

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th of November 2017, Shibden Hall's annual Craft Fair returns.

A selection of local crafts and produce on sale...



Draw & Explore Maps- free drop-in family workshop

18 Nov 2017 - 1:00pm

In this drop-in family friendly workshop, local artist Karen Alderson will help participants creatively explore ideas around maps and mapping...


A Celebration of Hats for Saint Catherine's Day

25 Nov 2017 - 11:00am

Join us for a day of celebration on Saint Catherine's Day, the 25th November for free talks, demonstrations and activities suitable for all ages...


Christmas Nests workshop

Christmas Nest Weaving- free workshop

2 Dec 2017 - 1:00pm

Join artists Julie Turner and Jane Pugh to create your very own festive or traditionally themed decorative nest! Using traditional and...

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Bankfield Christmas Craft Fair

9 Dec 2017 - 10:00am

A selection of local crafts and produce on sale in just time for Christmas at Bankfield Museum. The perfect place for present buying or to treat...


Cinderella Magic Wand at Shibden Hall

16 Dec 2017 - 11:15am, 16 Dec 2017 - 1:30pm

Meet Cinderella and the Fairy Godmother in this magical costumed workshop at Shibden Hall. Help Cinderella with her chores and discover old toys....

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