If you’ve been enjoying Sally Wainwright’s TV series Gentleman Jack, Bankfield Museum are offering an exclusive opportunity to see some of the costumes worn in the filming. The costumes, designed by Tom Pye are on show at Bankfield Museum from 12 July. There are a number of costumes and props from the series, worn and … Continue reading Gentleman Jack costumes at Bankfield Museum
On Saturday 22 June, Bankfield Museum will be holding a Great Get Together from 10:30am. Join together for a day full of fun. There will be arts and craft activities, circus skills, Indian dancing with Annapurna and storytelling with Eden Ballantyne. Best of all, it’s completely FREE.
All Souls Church, Haley Hill, Boothtown, Halifax HX3 6DR will be holding a Garden Party on Saturday 29 June, 11:00am-1:00pm. This Halifax landmark is one of most magnificent buildings to be designed by architect Sir George Gilbert Scott and paid for by Edward Akroyd, a Halifax manufacturer. Scott thought it his best church but he … Continue reading Garden Party at All Souls Church, Haley Hill
What are your plans for this Saturday? Don't Panic! is a new exhibition which showcases objects related to life on the home front in Calderdale, where people had to make do and mend. September 2019 is the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Calderdale was directly affected: men and women were … Continue reading Don’t Panic! Home Front Exhibition at Bankfield Museum
A major new exhibition focusing on all areas of fashion, from historic designs to contemporary trends, is coming soon to Bankfield Museum in Halifax. The Fashion Gallery opens on Saturday 11 May and takes up the entire top floor of the museum, showcasing centuries of fabulous fashions and textiles. On display are never before seen … Continue reading Fabulous fashions at Bankfield Museum