As Seen on TV, Bankfield Museum 2020

Bankfield Museum this year will be hosting an amazing exhibition celebrating the costumes of some of Britain’s best loved TV dramas including Downton Abbey, Pride and Prejudice, Poldark, Victoria and many more. Alongside a new display of historic costumes from similar periods in the Fashion Gallery. The exhibition runs from Saturday 15th February 2020 until … Continue reading As Seen on TV, Bankfield Museum 2020

In conversation with Anne Lister biographer Helena Whitbread

On Friday 3 April writer and historian Helena Whitbread will be at Bankfield Museum in Halifax where she’ll be discussing her books on Anne Lister and over 30 years spent decoding Anne Lister's diaries and sharing the wonderful story of Halifax's famous lesbian diarist with the world. The event will be followed by a Q&A … Continue reading In conversation with Anne Lister biographer Helena Whitbread

Calderdale Industrial Museum – Hargreaves Iron Founders

A special event at Calderdale Industrial Museum on Wednesday 15 January at 7.30pm Michael Hinchliffe the managing director of the long standing Hargreaves Foundry in Halifax will be giving an illustrated talk on the Foundry's history. This family-run business, which was founded in 1896, operates throughout the UK and Ireland as well as now having a … Continue reading Calderdale Industrial Museum – Hargreaves Iron Founders

Those Cragg Vale Coiners! – Illustrated Talk by David Glover

Those Cragg Vale Coiners! An illustrated talk by David Glover on 14 January 2020 from 7.30 to 9.00pm; Admission £5. Counterfeiting gold coins would ultimately lead to the murder of Halifax exciseman William Deighton. Who sought justice for him, and how did bodies come to be hung in chains on Beacon Hill?   Tickets can be … Continue reading Those Cragg Vale Coiners! – Illustrated Talk by David Glover

Join the Calderdale Heritage Walks every fortnight until March 2020

Even walks in Brighouse attract walkers from further afield so why not join in a fun activity that combines gentle exercise with fascinating insight into the history of Calderdale? Walks take place every second Sunday on a fortnightly basis. Each walk has its own topic of interest and takes place in a different part of … Continue reading Join the Calderdale Heritage Walks every fortnight until March 2020