With Calderdale Museums this week why not take a trip to Toffee Town, our brand new online exhibition all about the history of toffee giant Mackintosh now live on our website! Treat yourself to a delectable selection of stories, objects, pictures and activities all about Halifax's own Toffee King. Let's go to Toffee Town. You can … Continue reading Calderdale Museum’s Toffee Town virtual tour
A wide range of newspapers from 19th Century Britain are available on 19th Century Newspapers . The site includes: Regional newspapers, such as the Leeds Mercury (which covered what is now Calderdale). Bradford Observer, Huddersfield Chronicle and Northern Star. Use the site to see if any of your ancestors are included. Especially if they had … Continue reading 19th Century British Library Newspapers Online
Sadly, our sites remain closed in line with Government guidelines, but we have lots of plans to keep sharing stories and objects from our collections with you. We are looking forward to the day we can welcome visitors back into our museums, but until then keep reading to see what great online content we have … Continue reading A Message from Calderdale Museums
Ancestry Library Edition Free from home is here! Many thanks to Ancestry for making this possible during the Covid-19 outbreak. Go to the Libraries home page: Libraries Click Search the Catalogue. You will see some Ancestry text and an instruction to log into your library account. You need your library card number preceded by the … Continue reading Ancestry Library Edition Free from Home!
On Wednesday March 11th 2020 at the Calderdale Industrial Museum, comes the next part of The Making of Calderdale talk series : THE HALIFAX WAR MACHINE 1914-1918 “A Town Transformed for War” Join us for an Illustrated Talk by David Millichope for the inspirational recounting of how Halifax contributed to the First World War efforts. … Continue reading THE HALIFAX WAR MACHINE 1914-1918 – “A Town Transformed for War”