Hot Sparks! Around the World in 4 weeks

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

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, 23 Aug 2017 - 1:00pm, 23 Aug 2017 - 2:00pm

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

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


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...


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, 29 Aug 2017 - 1:00pm, 29 Aug 2017 - 2:00pm

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


Hot Sparks! Around the World in 4 weeks

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

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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Shibden Hall

Heritage Open Days 2017

7 Sep 2017 (All day), 9 Sep 2017 (All day), 10 Sep 2017 (All day)

Shibden Hall will be free entry for Heritage Open days on Thursday 7th, Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September...


Anne Lister Tour

10 Sep 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...


Munitions workers in First World War

Alison Fell- Women War Workers in the First World War

14 Oct 2017 - 2:00pm

A talk by Alison Fell, Professor of French Cultural History at the University of Leeds on women war workers. This talk is part of our...

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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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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...


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)

A selection of local crafts and produce on sale in time for Christmas shopping. The perfect place for present buying or to treat yourself.




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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