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

Wild West Exhibition and talks at Bankfield Museum

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 … Continue reading Wild West Exhibition and talks at Bankfield Museum

First World War Memorabilia Day – FREE Admission

Halifax Great War Heritage Society will be hosting a First World War Memorabilia Day at Bankfield Museum for 2016. Saturday 12 November - 10am to 3pm At Bankfield Museum, Akroyd Park, Boothtown Rd, HX3 6HG Meet members of the Society who can help assess any photographs, diaries, postcards, trench art, uniform items, medals, souvenirs or … Continue reading First World War Memorabilia Day – FREE Admission

Shared Histories at Bankfield Museum – Starts this weekend

A selection of artworks by Eva Mileusnic focusing on the global movement of people, along with ideas relating to how we mark out and define cultural and national identities. Saturday 12 November to Saturday 7 January At Bankfield Museum, Akroyd Park, Boothtown Rd, HX3 6HG Through a selection of found objects and original mixed media … Continue reading Shared Histories at Bankfield Museum – Starts this weekend

Walks, talks and more at the Halifax Heritage Festival

The Halifax Heritage Festival gets underway today and approximately 20 heritage sites are hosting events and activities during the festival with over 60 walks, talks, tours, viewings, exhibitions and live music events taking place. Thursday 8 September to Sunday 11 September Most events are FREE of charge to attend, a limited few have a small cost or … Continue reading Walks, talks and more at the Halifax Heritage Festival

Winter is Coming to Bankfield Museum

Don’t miss the stunning Game of Thrones White Walker embroidery at Bankfield Museum. Featuring a formidable White Walker, the work is over 17 feet wide and was originally created for HBO as a backdrop to mark the eagerly awaited release of Games of Thrones series five on DVD. The highly detailed work will be on display … Continue reading Winter is Coming to Bankfield Museum

Dresses to impress at Bankfield Museum

If you have a passion for fashion, why not head down to Bankfield Museum in Halifax where you can take a stylish trip back in time as part of the new exhibition, 19th Century Dressmaking? This exhibition offers visitors the chance to see a selection of historic dresses and accessories from Calderdale’s collections, and explore … Continue reading Dresses to impress at Bankfield Museum