Venue: Bankfield Museum, Akroyd Park, Boothtown Rd, Halifax, HX3 6HG
Native American and Western artefacts will be on display from Calderdale Museums, Leeds City Museums and various private collections, alongside souvenirs from the world famous ‘Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show’, which visited Halifax on the 8th October 1903.
January 2017 sees the 100th anniversary of Buffalo Bill’s death. Born William F. Cody, the legendary ‘Buffalo Bill’ almost single-handedly created the image of the ‘Wild West’, which endures to this day- with cowboys and Indians, covered wagons and stagecoaches.
Wild West Talks – FREE Admission
- Saturday 11 February at 2pm, – Buffalo Bill, Hero of the Wild West
- Saturday 11 March at 2pm, – Where the legend ends and the dust begins
- Saturday 25 March at 2pm, – Native Americans
Moccasin Making – £40 per person including materials, tools and refreshments.
Learn how to make a pair of leather moccasins. To register interest or for more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org