Easter events in Calderdale 2018

Easter-Eggs.jpgEaster 2018 in Calderdale
Get ready for lots of FREE fun and family-friendly entertainment in Calderdale this Easter! From a Duck Race to Pace Egg Plays with Easter Egg Trails, Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Egg Decorating Workshops, a Colouring Competition, Easter Crafting and more; your family can enjoy a jam-packed Bank Holiday weekend!

Good Friday, March 30th

Heptonstall Pace Egg Plays and Midgley Pace Egg Plays: traditional Mumming Play performed in Heptonstall’s Weavers Square. Cheer on St George as he takes on contenders such as Bold Slasher, the Black Prince of Paradine and Hector.  Violent sword fights predominate but, as ever, good triumphs over evil.

Grand Easter Egg Hunt: at Shibden Estate, Halifax. Organised by the Shibden Estate Friends Group, all proceeds will be used to enhance the Estate.

Easter at Westgate Arcade: Perfect for children and young families, Westgate Arcade is holding an Easter Colouring Competition during the Easter Holidays!

Easter at The Piece Hall: (until 11th April) Easter Crafting, Egg Trails, meet real spring lambs, Chocolate Egg Decorating Workshops and more!

Saturday 31st March

Easter Eggztravaganza at Mount Zion Heritage ChapelAn Easter Egg Hunt in the grounds of the chapel, with a wide selection of crafts in the cottage, followed by a picnic style lunch in the Chapel. with an Easter Bonnet Competition with a prize for the best bonnet!

Brighouse Easter Trail: Follow your trail sheet and collect a letter or number from the 38 participating shops to enter the FREE prize draw. Free treats for children with Easter bonnets or bunny ears (while stocks last).

Easter Monday, 2nd April

Hebden Bridge Easter Duck Race: Duckmania returns to Hebden Bridge as thousands of ducks race down the river, with a variety of entertainment to enjoy throughout the day, including children’s rides, charity stalls and live music from a local bands. (Duck Race starts approx 3.15pm at St. George’s Bridge).

Easter Fun also continues at The Piece Hall with real Spring Lambs and Easter Crafting.

Wednesday 4th April

Easter Egg Hunt at People’s ParkJoin the fun with a Free Family Easter Egg Hunt, Wednesday 4th April 11am to 1pm at People’s Park, Halifax.

The are Chocolate Egg Decorating workshops at The Piece Hall (Booking is essential as places are limited).

Thursday 5th April

Easter Bunny Fun at Shibden Hall: Join the Shibden Bunny in search of eggs and friends hidden in Cunnery Wood and the grounds, then make a felt Easter-themed craft. (Please note this activity includes a woodland walk which is unsuitable for prams and buggies.)

Have a lovely Easter, folks!

For more information about what’s on in Calderdale go to http://www.visitcalderdale.com

Ascents of Wainhouse Tower, starts this Easter Monday…

Wainhouse TowerAscents of Wainhouse Tower – Starting 2nd April 2018 .

Climb the 403 steps of the internal spiral staircase to take in the fantastic views from this fabulously ornate 77 metre (253 foot) high Victorian chimney!

Wainhouse Tower is open from 11am to 4pm (last ascent 3.30pm) on the following dates in 2018:

  • Easter Monday April 2nd
  • May Day Monday May 7th
  • Spring Bank Monday May 28th
  • August Bank Monday August 27th

 Prices are Adult £3; Children & Adult Passport to Leisure Holders (PPL) £2.50; Child PPL £2; Family ticket ( 2 Adult & 2

Children ) £10. For further information please contact Dawn Mitchell on 07540 674307


E-Bike taster and demo day at Brooksbank cycle circuit

ub-haibike-e-bike-neuheiten-2015-Haibike_SDURO_AllMtn_RC_2015_jpg_5275658E-Bike Test/Demo Day Giant Halifax, King Cross Road,  are running an e-bike demo day at the Brooksbank Circuit on Sunday 25 March, 11am – 4pm. ( The Brooksbank Sports College, Victoria Road, Elland) It’s free and you don’t need to book. there will be a big range of on and off-road e-bikes of all types. Come along and see what’s happening in the fastest growing sector of the cycling market!

Rescheduled – Free family egg hunt at People’s Park…

egghuntposterDue to the weather condition we unfortunately had to cancel our Easter egg hunt this weekend. It will now take place during the school holidays on Wednesday 4th April from 11am to 1pm. Meet at the Information stand in People’s Park to pick up your free quiz sheet.