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
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
The wait is almost over! Gentleman Jack will be on BBC1 this Sunday at 9pm – the story of our very own Anne Lister from Shibden Hall. Find out more about this extraordinary woman and the fantastic place in which she lived here.
The Calderdale Industrial Museum, Square Road, HX1 1QG will be opening specially on Sunday 5 May, 10:00am-4:00pm. Stage 4 of the Tour de Yorkshire will depart from the Piece Hall, and as well as the cycling there is plenty to enjoy on the day. Take your chance on the day to visit the incredible Calderdale Industrial … Continue reading Special Opening of Calderdale Industrial Museum for Tour de Yorkshire
The Halifax Gibbet is quite unique in England. There is no other known execution instrument like it and it still stands today on its namesake road Gibbet Street. From the 13th Century this deadly instrument was used to execute any thieves who stole goods over the value of 13 ½ D. ( In modern day … Continue reading The Gibbet Heritage Board Official Unveiling