Chief Constable, Dee Collins, is delighted to invite you to enjoy music from the West Yorkshire Police Brass Band, alongside other local performers.
The event is FREE but places are limited so to reserve a ticket please go to Eventbrite. Tickets will be allocated strictly on a first come, first served basis and are restricted to 4 tickets per request.
If you are unable to attend and no longer require tickets for this event could you please contact Jennifer Foster via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
On Friday 18 May at Halifax Minster will be the fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference for Primary schools.
The fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference brings together Primary Schools from across Calderdale to celebrate World Fair Trade Day. The conference will ignite enthusiasm and interest in both pupils and teachers to maintain awareness and understanding of Fairtrade and how it can be taught within busy classrooms.
Interactive workshops involving creative arts, drama, and real life stories, from fairandfunky, Fair Grounds, Fair Connections and Suma Wholefoods will take delegates on a Fairtrade Adventure around the world and discover how to take a break with Fairtrade!
The conference is supported by The Fairtrade Foundation and Eco-Schools, and will help schools progress on both the Fairtrade Schools Award and ‘Eco-Schools’ journey. During lunch delegates will be able to enjoy networking opportunity with sponsors and workshop providers and shop in the ethical marketplace. The event will close with certificate presentations from Holly Lynch MP.
A wonderful evening of thrilling traditional music for all to sing, enhanced by exciting works from the famous guest band, Hammonds Saltaire Band with celebrity virtuoso cornet player Phillip McCann as well as special Carols by the Overgate Hospice Choir – a number of which involve audience participation too. Something for all the family. Early booking and arrival is advised for this perennially popular concert – one of the real highlights of the Calderdale Christmas Calendar.
Tickets: £12 can be obtained from Overgate Hospice, Elland, Harvey’s of Halifax, Shoesmiths on Commercial Street or by calling 01422 373252 or online from WeGotTickets.com(Booking Fee Applies).
Halifax Minster will be holding their Christmas Carol Service on Sunday 17 December, 6.30pm
This candle-lit service tells the story of Jesus’ birth through readings and carols. Music will be performed by the Minster choirs, organ and brass, with traditional carols sung by everyone.
Halifax Minster will be holding a Christmas Tree Festival from Friday 1 December – Monday 4 December. Open from 10am – 4pm (except Sunday 12noon-5pm), 32 Christmas trees will adorn the Minster for this new annual event.
The trees have been sponsored and decorated by different organisations across the town for people’s enjoyment.
Entrance: Adults £2, Children FREE.
Refreshments will be available and the Minster shop will be open.
On Sunday 12 November, people across the country will commemorate Remembrance Sunday, and Calderdale Council is working hard to make sure events in the borough act as a fitting tribute.
The main focus for commemorations in Halifax will be the Remembrance Sunday parade from Halifax Town Hall to the cenotaph in Duffy’s Park at Halifax Minster. The Service of Remembrance will be held there at 10.45am prior to the service inside the Minster at approximately 11.15am.
This will be one of 20 services throughout Calderdale.
Celebrate the importance of hearing the voices of women and acknowledging the role that women have played across the whole of society together with readings, hymns and music by the Elland Silver Youth Band.
Sunday 24 April – From 4pm
At Halifax Minster, Church Street, Halifax, HX1 1QR
Please RSVP to Carrie Burbidge by email to email@example.com or call 01422 386504.
Taking place on Friday 13 May from 9.15am to 2.30pm at Halifax Minster, ‘Stand Up For Farmers’ brings together Primary Schools from across Calderdale to celebrate World Fairtrade Day.
This is the first conference in Calderdale to combine Fairtrade and the arts, offering professional development for teachers and innovative learning for students including interactive workshops involving drama, musical composition, real life stories and more.
Places are limited, please book now to avoid disappointment at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost is £110 per school – this includes 8 pupils and 2 teachers or make the most of the Early Bird Booking Offer for £100 per school when booked before the end of Spring term.
The second Halifax Art and Photography Festival will see a variety of activity across Halifax Town Centre and will include plenty of FREE things to be involved in including:
- Art, Sculpture and Photography Galleries
- Art and Craft Workshops
- Art and Photography Market
- Live music
- FREE Face Painting and Balloons
Get involved on Saturday 16 April at various locations in Halifax. Pick up your festival brochure from Halifax Central Library & Calderdale Tourist Information Centres for more information.