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A Museum since 1887, Bankfield tells the story of Halifax and Calderdale, using its rich and diverse collections. Set in the attractive surroundings of Akroyd Park, at the centre of Akroydon model village conservation area, this Victorian mansion was the home of local mill owner,......

Halifax Heritage Festival is back, giving visitors a glimpse behind the scenes of some of the town’s grand, heritage buildings and the chance to find out more about its fascinating history. Running alongside the national Heritage Open Days, the Halifax Heritage Festival is coordinated by Halifax......

Calderdale residents and visitors are being urged not to miss three exciting exhibitions hosted by the Council’s Museums Service, covering themes from Calderdale’s role in the Second World War to the region’s artistic talents. The ninth annual Calderdale Open art exhibition will feature a selection......

Fans of Gentleman Jack have an exclusive opportunity to get up close to costumes worn in the hugely successful BBC and HBO series about Anne Lister of Shibden Hall, Halifax. Calderdale Council has teamed up with the costumes’ designer, Tom Pye, to display a selection......

Businesses and organisations from Halifax’s thriving digital scene have come together to organise the town’s first digital festival, taking place from 18th – 21st September 2019. The Halifax Digital Festival aims to raise awareness about the exciting digital movement in Halifax, showcasing the expertise of......

A rare chance to peek behind the scenes of this beautiful Grade II* listed Georgian building. Home to many illustrious residents over the centuries, including Anne Lister’s coal rival, local luminary Christopher Rawson, and Sir Henry Edwards MP.   Hope Hall was built between 1762......

Phoebe Throssel lives on Quality Street, the bustling hub of a quaint northern town where she runs a school for unruly children. Ten years since a tearful goodbye, an old flame returns from fighting Napoleon. But the look of disappointment on Captain Valentine’s face when......

Shibden Hall dates back to 1420 and offers visitors a fascinating journey through the lives of the people who lived and worked here, including the noted diarist Anne Lister (1791 – 1840). Shibden Hall is the focus of a new BBC drama series written by......

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