Celebrating gender balance in Halifax: International Women’s Day 2019

Women: We are Warriors!, We are Soldiers, Police Officers, Carers, Lawyers, Mothers, Wives, Allies, Multi-taskers, Homemakers, Bread-winners, Teachers - we can be anything we want to be! On Wednesday 6 March, we celebrated our annual International Women's Day, here at Queen's Road Neighbourhood Centre. Joined by nearly 200 residents from across Halifax, we celebrated the … Continue reading Celebrating gender balance in Halifax: International Women’s Day 2019

Sowerby Bridge Rushbearing Festival 2018

It's back! The weekend of Saturday 1 September and Sunday 2 September 2018, 10:00am-6:30pm (or later). The Sowerby Bridge Rushbearing Festival is one of only a few instances of this particular English tradition still being celebrated annually. Rushbearing itself dates back several centuries to the time when church floors consisted of little more than stone flags or beaten earth and rushes were … Continue reading Sowerby Bridge Rushbearing Festival 2018