Anne Lister Birthday Festival

Anne Lister Birthday Week Festival

Enjoy The Anne Lister Birthday Festival throughout Halifax and Calderdale from Monday 27 March until Monday 3 April 2023 featuring 70+ events ranging from walks, talks and lectures to painting workshops. Her incredible life and legacy continues to inspire and fascinate people around the world in 2023, on the 232nd anniversary of her birth. Anne … Read more

Explore Breathtaking Happy Valley Filming Locations with Sally Wainwright!

Happy Valley Filming Locations. Sarah Lancashire as Catherine-Cawood-in-Happy-Valley. Credit Redwood Production and BBC

‍Are you a fan of BBC’s hit series Happy Valley? Are you excited to explore the breathtaking Happy Valley Filming Locations? If yes, then you are in for a treat. Scroll below to use our interactive map to explore Happy Valley filming locations, including those around Hebden Bridge, Halifax, Wainstalls and Warley that Sally Wainright … Read more

Explore the Iconic Wainhouse Tower in Halifax – An Unforgettable Adventure!

Wainhouse Tower Open Day to Climb to the Top

Exploring the iconic Wainhouse Tower in Halifax is an unforgettable experience. Located in Halifax’s BBC Happy Valley, this imposing tower is a sight to behold. It stands a magnificent 253 feet (83m) tall and is one of Calderdale’s most recognizable landmarks. But what is the story behind Wainhouse Tower? Why was it built and how … Read more

Brighouse Nature Reserve Cromwell Bottom

Brighouse Nature Reserve is 1.5 miles from Brighouse and 4.5 miles from the Piece Hall in Halifax, sandwiched between the River Calder and canal – Calder & Hebble Navigation. It is one of the richest areas in Calderdale for biodiversity, with over 130 species of plants, 200 species of birds, and large numbers of mammals, … Read more

Harry Potter Halifax Store

The Harry Potter Halifax Shop is in the historic Piece Hall, just a 3-minute walk from both Halifax railway station and Eureka! the award-winning Children’s interactive venue. Flock it and Broom, the Harry Potter Shop at the Piece Hall Halifax opened on 27 October 2022. Where is the Harry Potter Halifax Store in the Piece Hall? … Read more

The Piece Hall Christmas Top Events

Martin Kemp, Craig Charles, Abba Revival and an Ice Rink are all part of Piece Hall Christmas for 2022., with winter markets, comedy shows, brass bands, classical music family shows, craft workshops and festive films. The historic venue in Halifax town centre is just 200 metres from Halifax railway station and has a wonderful festive … Read more

Visit Halifax Town Hall: Designed by Downton Abbey Architect

Downton Abbey Architect, Sir Charles Barry, designed Halifax Town Hall the beautiful neo-renaissance masterpiece in Halifax, Yorkshire. Halifax Town Hall – When was it built? 1861 -1863, so if local lady Anne Lister – Gentleman Jack of Shibden Hall in Halifax had wanted to visit Halifax Town Hall she would not have been able to … Read more

THE Shibden Hotel Halifax – Top Choice to Eat, Drink and Stay 2023

Our candid view on THE Shibden hotel, a pub and restaurant that’s great for a treat at any time of the year, come rain or shine: Shibden Mill Inn 2023 Where is Shibden? You may have heard of Shibden from the BBC/HBO series Gentleman Jack, the acclaimed series about the life of Anne Lister of … Read more

Things to do at Dean Clough Halifax

Dean Clough Halifax is a thriving destination to eat, drink, shop, stay and work. Entry is free. We show you what you can find at Dean Clough Mills Halifax, Yorkshire HX3 5AX. Visitors are welcome seven days a week and the public mills are open from 9.00am to 5.00pm, and from 10am Sundays. Where is … Read more