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Hebden Events

Hebden Bridge Annual Events

Trades Club Live Music & DanceAll yearVisit site
Todmorden Agricultural ShowJuneVisit site
Brass Band Heritage Week EndJuly
Hebden Arts FestivalJulyVisit site
Oxenhope Straw RaceJulyVisit site
Mytholmroyd GalaJulyVisit site
World on Your Door Step – Calder ParkJuly
Vintage Car RallyAugustVisit site
Scarecrow TrailSeptemberVisit site
Rushbearing FestivalSeptemberVisit site

Halifax Annual Events

St. Patrick’s Day ParadeMarchVisit site
Pork Pie Eating FestivalMayVisit site
White Friday Brass Band CompetitionMayVisit site
Halifax Agricultural ShowAugust
Halifax Agriculture ShowAugustVisit site

Howarth & Bronte Country (Bradford) Annual Events

Bradford International Film FestivalsMarch, September and NovemberVisit site
Saltaire  Delicious Yorkshire Local Produce MarketsMonthlyVisit site
Complimentary Medicine FestivalAprilVisit site
Saltaire Arts Trail FestivalMayVisit site
Bradford Car Classic Week EndJuly/AugustVisit site
Bradford MelaAugustVisit site
Saltaire FestivalSeptemberVisit site
Ikley Literature FestivalSept/OctoberVisit site

Kirklees, Huddersfield & Holmfirth Annual Events

Kirklees Young Musician of the YearJanuaryVisit site
Imbolc Fire FestivalFebruaryVisit site
Slaithwaite Moonraking FestivalFebruaryVisit site
Spirit 2011FebruaryVisit site
Huddersfield Literature FestivalMarchVisit site
St. Patrick’s Day Parade HuddersfieldMarchVisit site
Cuckoo Festival MarsdenAprilVisit site
Holmfirth Festival of FolkMayVisit site
400th Anniversary King James Authorized BibleVisit site
Kirkheaton Arts FestivalMayVisit site
Cleckheaton Folk FestivalJulyVisit site
Birdsedge Village FestivalJulyVisit site
Mirfield Family Agricultural ShowAugustVisit site
Marsden Jazz FestivalOctoberVisit site

Local attractions

Walkers are Welcome Weekend

A weekend of guided walks, led walks and events for walkers of all ages, organised by the Hebden Bridge Walker’s Action. Choose from 30 walks, from one-hour town centre strolls to all day hikes. There are pre-breakfast, late night walks, local history walks, environmental walks, architectural walks, children’s walks and French and Spanish-speaking walks.

Calderdale Reader’s and Writers’ Festival

(August / October)
A month of exciting events for both readers and writers. This includes author events, workshops, bookswaps, quizzes and more. There are lots going on for both children and adults at locations all over Calderdale including Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd.

Hebden Bridge Picture House

Hebden Bridge Picture House provides a mix of arthouse and mainstream cinema, as well as a variety of live events each year, including concerts and theatre. It’s a refreshing alternative to the multiplexes found in most towns, as friendly staff serve delicious hot drinks in china mugs and homemade cakes from the kiosk.
Telephone 01422 824807
Web www.hebdenbridge-picturehouse.co.uk

Hardcastle Crags and Gibson Mill

Hardcastle Crags and Gibson Mill Hebden Bridge is a beautifully wooded valley consisting of 400 acres of unspoilt woodland. In the heart of this is Gibson Mill a 19th Century cotton mill which has been restored and redeveloped to provided visitors with an interactive experience. It is also a flagship example of sustainable tourism. Numerous events take place during the year a great family day out.

Stubbing Wharf Cruises

Stubbing Wharf Cruises Hebden Bridge. Enjoy an enchanting cruise with Gracie on Yorkshire’s most picturesque canal (Rochdale Canal). Departing from Stubbing Wharf there is a delightful range of cruises to enjoy from’Crocodile’ Cruises, Sunday lunches and afternoon teas to pirate parties. Trips run most days during summer and there is something for everyone.
Telephone 07966 808717
Web www.stubbingwharf.com/cruises

Heptonstall Museum

The medieval town of Heptonstall sits on the hill above Hebden Bridge only ¾ of a mile walk up the cobbled Buttress which was part of the pack-horse route to Burnley or maybe take a bus ride up for those less energetic. There are two churches built on the same site with stunning views from both the Octagonal Church and the remains of the 13th century Cluniac Priory. The poetess Syliva Platt and David Harley, the infamous leader of the Cragg Vale Coiners are buried in Heptonstall.
Heptonstall Museum, Hebden Bridge, is housed in the old village grammar school. A permanent exhibition explores the changing importance of the area from prehistoric times to the present day. The new community space offers a look at the area using oral histories and photographs.

Telephone 01422 843738
Email musems-arts@calderdale.gov.uk

Hebden Bridge Alternative Technology Centre

Hebden Bridge Alternative Technology Centre in on the banks of the Rochdale Canal and aims to make sustainable lifestyle a reality by providing inspiration, advice, demos and workshops. Visit the One Planet exhibition, the Energy Room, energy audit house, green shop, cyclerecycle and more.

Hebden Bridge Little Theatre

Refurbished in an Art Deco influenced style, thus keeping with the period in which the Hebden Bridge Little Theatre first came into being. Check web for performances.

Hebden Bridge Train Station

All trains stop here and within 35 minutes you can be in Manchester with its excellent shopping, ranging from markets to high street shops. There are 2 direct trains every hour. The centre of Leeds is 45 minutes away with its museums, Corn Exchange and the Victoria Arcade with everything for the discerning shopper. There are 3 direct trains every hour.
Telephone 0845 000 0125

The Pennine and Calderdale Way

The town of Hebden Bridge is renowned for its walks and is the first town in the UK to acknowledge this by “Walkers are Welcome”. The Calderdale Way is approx. 50 miles and is a circular walk round the Borough of Calderdale.

The Pennine Way is 268 miles of chasing the Pennine Mountain tops along the rugged backbone of England from the Peak District, Yorkshire Dales over Hadrians Wall to the Cheviots. Amongst the finest upland walks in England.

Bronte Parsonage Museum & Haworth

Take the scenic drive from Hebden Bridge to the nearby town of Haworth a former wool manufacturing village. The main street has changed little over the years and offers an interesting variety of shops, tearooms and public houses once frequented by Branwell Bronte. The Brontes are perhaps the most famous literary family and the Haworth Parsonage was their home from 1820-1861, now the Bronte Parsonage Museum . This is a must see for fans of Wuthering Heights and you will not be disappointed.
Telephone 01535 642323
Web www.bronte.org.uk

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

It’s just a short drive over the tops to Oxenhope where you can take a steam train ride to Keighley. Special events are held during the year - Steam Gala Weekends, Day out with Thomas etc. A great family day out whatever the weather. Further details
telephone 01535 645214
Web www.kwvr.co.uk

Heritage Walks in Calderdale

Well researched guided walks aim to explain the history and fascinating features of local towns and villages. Walks are 2 hours or just over and are fairly easy walking unless otherwise stated. The walks are not suitable for those under 13 years. The summer programme is underway and the winter programme is available in September. For almost all walks booking is not essential just turn up and pay a small fee on the day. Guides can be booked for private groups for further details:

Jerusalem Farm

Situated in the heart of the picturesque Luddenden Valley is between Halifax and Hebden Bridge , Jerusalem Farm offers a safe haven for woodpeckers, herons, deer and profusions of insects. Special packages can be provided to suit many groups which include guided walks, orienteering and other environmental workshop-type activities.
Telephone01422 883246
Email countryside@calderdale.gov.uk 
Web www.calderdale.gov.uk

Eureka! The National Children's Museum, Halifax

Britain’s award winning ‘first and foremost’ hands on museum for children boasts 400 must-touch exhibits such as ‘Me and my Body’, ‘Sounds Space’, ‘Our Global Garden’. It’s all in a days play at Eureka . There is an admission charge. The museum, shop and café are open from 10am to 5pm everyday except 24-26 December.
telephone 01422 330069
Web www.eureka.org.uk

Shibden Hall & Park, Halifax

Shibden Hall & Park has been a family home until quite recently and over the centuries expanded with its different owners and reflects the changes in taste and need. At the back is The Folk Museum which features a 17th century aisled barn with a collection of horse-drawn vehicles and displays showing the interior of blacksmith, wheelwright’s and cooper and many more conserving examples of the traditional trades and crafts of the area. There is a wide range of programmes held during the year. Also there is a café selling snacks. There is a charge into the Hall.

The grounds of Shibden Hall is now a public park with boating lake, pitch and putt, miniature railway and play area for children. The park is free.
Telephone 01422 352246

Ogden Water Local Nature Reserve

Located outside Halifax on the A629 is a designated local nature reserve Ogden Water which comprises a 34 acre reservoir surrounded by over a 100 acres of woodland. A perfect area to have a picnic and nature activities are organized by the staff throughout the year. Most of the activities are free.

The Pennine Bridleway National Trail

Planned and designed specifically for horse riders, cyclists and walkers.
The Mary Towneley Loop opened in 2002.
Calderdale Cycling Events & Ride Guide 
Telephone 01422 392103

Walkley Clog Factory, Mytholmroyd

UK ’s major manufacture of Clogs and the only place in the world where the Great British Clog is manufactured in its entirety

West Yorkshire Cycle Routes

Hebden Bridge Equestrian Centre

Telephone 01422 844021
Web www.hebdenbridgeequestriancentre.co.uk

Royal Armouries Museu, Leeds (free)

Telephone 08700344344
Web www.royalarmouries.org

Eden Camp, Malton

Modern History Theme Museum

Yorkshire Air Museum, York

Telephone 01904 608246
web www.yorkshiremuseum.co.uk

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Bradford Gallery of Photography (free)

The UK ’s independent leading venue for photography

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A 600 acre working farm situated on the Bolton Abbey Estate

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