Refugee Week 20-26 June 2022 : Events Near You

This Year's Refugee Week theme is Healing.   Please take a look at the following Refugee Week events happening near you. There are all week long events, online events and localised events to take place. Full List of Refugee Week 2022 events Local Refugee Week events Friday June 17th: Football Match at Beech Hill Come see … Continue reading Refugee Week 20-26 June 2022 : Events Near You

Heritage Walk: The Wainhouse Trail

Meet David Nortcliffe on Monday 27 August, 2:15pm by the base of Wainhouse Tower for a 2 hour walk through the area where John Edward Wainhouse operated. Looking at his life, his properties and his famous feud with Sir Henry Edwards. This is a Calderdale Heritage Walk and there is a charge of £3 (all ages) … Continue reading Heritage Walk: The Wainhouse Trail

Go Up Wainhouse Tower on Bank Holiday Monday!

On Bank Holiday Monday, 27 August, why not climb the 403 steps of the internal spiral staircase of Wainhouse Tower to take in the fantastic views from this fabulously ornate 77 metre (253 foot) high Victorian chimney! Unfortunately, the last time that you should have been able to go up the tower in May, it … Continue reading Go Up Wainhouse Tower on Bank Holiday Monday!

Go Up Wainhouse Tower on Easter Monday!

On Easter Monday, 2 April, why not climb the 403 steps of the internal spiral staircase of Wainhouse Tower to take in the fantastic views from this fabulously ornate 77 metre (253 foot) high Victorian chimney! Wainhouse Tower is open from 11am to 4pm (last ascent 3.30pm) on the following dates in 2018: Easter Monday … Continue reading Go Up Wainhouse Tower on Easter Monday!

Park Ward Heritage Festival – October 2016

Did you work at Macintosh’s? Or go to school at St Mary’s? Send your memories of places and buildings in Park ward that mean something to you, so that a “ Community Heritage Display” can be pulled together for everyone to celebrate. Send pictures, stories or videos to hci@calderdale.gov.uk or take them in to Halifax Central Initiative at Queen’s Road … Continue reading Park Ward Heritage Festival – October 2016

Get active and enjoy fun guided walks this Summer

The guided walks programme includes everything from health walks, longer more challenging walks and family walks as well as some fun activities along the way. Everyone benefits from the outdoors and there is something for everyone whether you want to: improve your health and fitness learn about local woods, trees, plants and other countryside features … Continue reading Get active and enjoy fun guided walks this Summer

Heritage Walk: The Wainhouse Trail

Meet Iain Cameron at 2.15pm by the base of Wainhouse Tower for a 2 hour walk through the area where John Edward Wainhouse operated. Looking at his life, his properties and his famous feud with Sir Henry Edwards. On Monday 31 August 2015 This is a Calderdale Heritage Walk and there is a charge of … Continue reading Heritage Walk: The Wainhouse Trail