What's on inHalifax

Welcome to Halifax

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Halifax - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Halifax to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Halifax

30
JUL
Pyjama Drama Workshop: Goldilocks Makes Porridge
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Goldilocks never tidies her room never helps clean the house and hasnt ever even poured a glass of milk So what will she do when her mum goes away for a few days Who will show her how to use the washing…

TEL: 01422 330069
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02
AUG
Big Night Out
Liquid and Maine Street

Think BIG production and BIG entertainment Big Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to something spectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from the Circus.Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest most spectacular…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 441422 342962
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06
AUG
National Playday
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Wa‐hey Its National Playday Play is so important that its got its own national day so come and help us celebrate it with free extra outdoor activities across the Eureka site.…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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06
AUG
Pyjama Drama Workshop We’re going on a Dragon Hu
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

An action packed session in which children explore their own version of the popular story Were all going on a bear hunt:Were going on a dragon hunt. Were going to catch a big one. What a beautiful day Were not scared.Uh‐uh An…

TEL: 01422 330069
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20
AUG
Pyjama Drama Workshop Robin Hood and his Scary Men
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Robin Hoods men might be merry but boy can they be scary. That nasty old Sherriff better be on his guard if he wants to ride through their forest Join us is a special session designed to make a hero out of…

TEL: 01422 330069
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28
AUG
Pyjama Drama Workshop: Gruffalo at The Dentist
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Its hard being scary when youve got a poorly pain and the Gruffalo knows all about that hes woken up with the most terrible toothache Will he ever be scary againSummer holiday sessions cost just £4.50 each and can be booked…

TEL: 01422 330069
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07
SEP
The Dunwells on September 07
Arden Road Social Club

2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year for The Dunwells with the upcoming release of their second studio album.The band have been putting down new tracks with producer Stephen Harris Kodaline Kaiser Chiefs Dave Matthews since late last year and…

TEL: 07506 674555
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16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Halifax Rock Choir
St Paul's Methodist Church Hall

The Halifax Rock Choir is led by local musician Elliot Sutcliffe. Our choir is made up of people who never thought they would join a choir or would even sing for fun and thats the beauty of joining our choir. I dont…

Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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20
SEP
Superhero Weekend
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Is it a bird Is it a plane Or is it just you being your favourite superhero Come and show us your might super powers as we pitch the goodies against the baddies in one incredible superhero weekend. Dress to impress because…

TEL: 01422 330069
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21
SEP
John Bishop
Halifax Victoria Theatre

Scouse comedian John Bishop was named best newcomer by BBC Radio Merseyside winning the North West Comedy award for best stand‐up in 2004. Since then he has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award.…

21
SEP
John Bishop Work In Progress
Victoria Theatre

John Bishop Work In Progress at Victoria Theatre in Halifax on Sunday 21 September 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all…

26
SEP
Chickenshed's The Rain That Washes
Square Chapel

Instantly plunged into a young man's compelling story of growing up in turbulent Zimbabwe we live and breathe his extraordinary and dramatic journey from innocence to escape finally returning to his homeland to witness Mugabe's greatest betrayal. Actor Ashley Maynard enacts Christopher's…

TEL: 01422 349422
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