Events

The Art of Being- Workshop 1

12 Jan 2018 - 1:00pm

Bankfield Museum have partnered with Healthy Minds to develop four amazing mindfulness workshops, with a range of meditation, gentle yoga and...

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The Art of Being- Workshop 2

19 Jan 2018 - 1:00pm

Bankfield Museum have partnered with Healthy Minds to develop four amazing mindfulness workshops, with a range of meditation, gentle yoga and...

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The Art of Being- Workshop 3

26 Jan 2018 - 1:00pm

Bankfield Museum have partnered with Healthy Minds to develop four amazing mindfulness workshops, with a range of meditation, gentle yoga and...

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The Art of Being- Workshop 4

2 Feb 2018 - 1:00pm

Bankfield Museum have partnered with Healthy Minds to develop four amazing mindfulness workshops, with a range of meditation, gentle yoga and...

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Horrible Halifax Family Open Day

17 Feb 2018 (All day)

Free exhibition and events day suitable for all ages. Explore our handling objects linked to Horrible Halifax and create your own replica coin as...

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Paper doll dress cut outs

Paper People

17 Feb 2018 - 1:00pm

Free drop-in children's workshop using examples from the Calderdale Museums' Pattern Book Collection to design and create clothes for little paper...

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Sparks! Half Term Fun - Silhouette Pictures

20 Feb 2018 - 11:00am, 20 Feb 2018 - 1:00pm, 20 Feb 2018 - 2:00pm

Meet a Victorian teacher and create your own silhouette picture.

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Sparks! Half Term Fun - Potion making

21 Feb 2018 - 11:00am, 21 Feb 2018 - 1:00pm, 21 Feb 2018 - 2:00pm

Find out about the healthcare of the Victorians and create your own special potion.

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Sparks! Half Term Fun - Making a Victorian character

22 Feb 2018 - 11:00am, 22 Feb 2018 - 1:00pm, 22 Feb 2018 - 2:00pm

Come and find out about the job you might have had as a Victorian child and make your very own Victorian character.

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Victorian wheeled inventions illustration

Sparks! Half Term Fun - Making Inventions

23 Feb 2018 - 11:00am, 23 Feb 2018 - 1:00pm, 23 Feb 2018 - 2:00pm

Find out about inventions of the Victorian Age and make your own special creation.

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Sam Sweeney's Fiddle

17 Mar 2018 - 2:00pm

A talk accompanied by music in the Oak Gallery at Bankfield, as part of our ...

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Anne Lister Day

3 Apr 2018 - 10:00am

Join us on Anne Lister’s birthday for a day of celebration of Anne’s life (1791-1840) on Tuesday 3 April, 10am to 5pm. Hear from biographer Helena...

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Easter card with rabbit and eggs illustration

Sparks! Easter Holiday Fun - Making a Victorian Easter craft

3 Apr 2018 - 11:00am, 3 Apr 2018 - 1:00pm, 3 Apr 2018 - 2:00pm

Find out what a Victorian Easter was like and create a Victorian Easter craft.

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Sparks! Easter Holiday Fun - Easter bonnet

4 Apr 2018 - 11:00am, 4 Apr 2018 - 1:00pm, 4 Apr 2018 - 2:00pm

Join us for an Alice in Wonderland Tea Party and make your very own themed hat.

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Sparks! Easter Holiday Fun - Victorian Toys

10 Apr 2018 - 11:00am, 10 Apr 2018 - 1:00pm, 10 Apr 2018 - 2:00pm

Come and play with our Victorian toys and make one of your very own.

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Abyssinia medal

Seminar Day- The Abyssinian Campaign

21 Apr 2018 - 10:00am

A seminar day with a range of talks, tours and demonstrations at Bankfield Museum on The Abyssinian Campaign, 1868. The seminar coincides with the...

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Curator tour at Shibden Hall

28 Apr 2018 - 2:00pm

Find out more about the costumes on display and literary connections of Shibden Hall on this private tour with Curator with Elinor Camille-Wood. ...

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Shibden Hall's May Day Craft Fair

7 May 2018 (All day)

Demonstrations of traditional crafts including pole lathing, blacksmithing and rag-rugging as well as local celtic traditions such as building a...

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For King and Country Open Day

9 Jun 2018 (All day)

Join us for free activities and events suitable for all ages as part of our For King and Country exhibition, commemorating the region's First...

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Sweets! Opening Day

16 Jun 2018 (All day)

Join us for free events and activities throughout the day to celebrate the opening of our new...

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Anne Lister Tour

24 Jun 2018 - 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...

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Anne Lister Tour

29 Jul 2018 - 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...

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Frontline Footwear

4 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm

A free talk by John Spencer, Military Curator at 2pm in the Akroyd Library as part of our...

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Ann Dinsdale from the Bronte Parsonage Museum

11 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm

A talk by Ann Dinsdale, Principal Curator of the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth about the research that went into developing the production...

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Anne Lister Tour

26 Aug 2018 - 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...

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Stories from the Georgian City

22 Sep 2018 - 2:00pm

Stories from the Georgian City: Shopping and Shoes in York during the eighteenth-century. A free talk by Dr Matthew Jenkins,...

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Turn Shoe Workshop

6 Oct 2018 - 10:00am

Until the 17th century, most people wore simple leather turn shoes. This workshop will enable you to make a pair for yourself. The price includes...

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Curator tour at Shibden Hall

13 Oct 2018 - 2:00pm

Find out more about the costumes on display and literary connections of Shibden Hall on this private tour with Curator with Elinor Camille-Wood. ...

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Anne Lister Tour

21 Oct 2018 - 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...

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For King and Country Centenary Event

24 Nov 2018 (All day)

Our final Centenary event for 2018 will have a range of talks and tours throughout the day linked to the region’s centenary years. This will mark...

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