Anne Lister Birthday week 1st-10th of April

"What a dynamo of a character! A Nineteenth Century land-owning, business-operating, mountain- and social-climbing genius who didn’t take any guff from any man. A woman who wanted a wife! A woman who recorded every bit of her interior and exterior world, leaving us a written record of her life and times, unmatched by anyone, ever." … Continue reading Anne Lister Birthday week 1st-10th of April

Belonging: Fashion & A Sense of Place at Bankfield Museum September 18

If you've had your fill of the red carpet vlogs of the MET gala, perhaps you'd like another look at fashion in this upcoming exhibition at Bankfield Museum! This upcoming event will mark the reopening of the Fashion section of the top floor of Bankfield museum. Coinciding with London Fashion Week, Belonging: Fashion & A … Continue reading Belonging: Fashion & A Sense of Place at Bankfield Museum September 18

Local Museums reopening plans

Some of Calderdale's Museums are opening again to visitors. To visit you must book your time slot online in advance. Please have your ticket ready to show staff either on your phone or as a printed copy. Sanitiser will be provided at various points and we will be frequently cleaning the venue in line with … Continue reading Local Museums reopening plans

Calderdale Museums’ Enews February 2021

  In memory of Captain Sir Thomas Moore We were deeply saddened to hear the news of the passing of Captain Tom who served with the Duke of Wellington's Regiment. The Regiment's museum and archive are at Bankfield Museum and two portraits of Captain Tom have been donated to the Regiment's collection and will be … Continue reading Calderdale Museums’ Enews February 2021

DON’T PANIC! Calderdale at War, 1939-1945

Running from Saturday 8 June to 30 September 2019, Bankfield Museum will be holding a FREE exhibition of photographs and memorabilia. September 2019 is the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Calderdale was directly affected: men and women were conscripted for military and industrial service; industry was placed on a war footing … Continue reading DON’T PANIC! Calderdale at War, 1939-1945

The Great Get Together at Bankfield Museum

  On Saturday 22 June, Bankfield Museum will be holding a Great Get Together from  10:30am. Join together for a day full of fun.  There will be arts and craft activities, circus skills, Indian dancing with Annapurna and storytelling with Eden Ballantyne. Best of all, it's completely FREE.  

Sparks! Easter Holiday Fun – Easter Basket at Bankfield Museum

Take part in an eggcellent trail and make an Easter Basket ready for Easter Day at Bankfield Museum, Boothtown Road HX3 6HG on Tuesday 16 April 2019.  There are sessions at; 11:00am to 12:00pm 1:00pm to 2:00pm 2:00pm to 3:00pm Tickets are £4.00 per child (£3.00 PTL) and can be booked online at Eventbrite.