Shibden Hall

Cinderella Magic Wand Workshop at Shibden Hall

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On Saturday 16 December meet Cinderella and her Fairy Godmother at Shibden Hall in this magical costumed workshop. Help Cinderella with her chores and discover old toys. Create your magic wand and cast a spell to send Cinderella to the ball.

Adults £3.50, Children £7. Includes admission to the hall. Time slots available:

  • 11.15am – 1pm
  • 1.30pm – 3.15pm

Booking is essential.

For more information email  shibden.hall@calderdale.gov.uk or call 01422 352246

Meadowland Bug Hunt in Cunnery Wood

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Insect, Nature, LiveMeet members of Calderdale Countryside & Woodland Service at the front of Shibden Hall on 9 August at 10.30 or 13.00 for a session of minibeast hunting in Cunnery Wood and the surrounding meadows.

Cost £3.30 per child (£2.30 for Passport to Leisure holders).

Booking not required, just turn up for the session that suits you best – No dogs allowed!

Shibden Park is a large expanse of parkland with a lake, model railway, children’s play area and cafe all within easy reach of the lower car park. Further up the park there is Shibden Hall a 600+ year old listed timber framed hall. A little higher and a trip through a short tunnel will bring you to Cunnery Wood, newly planted woodland in the area formerly known as the Halls kitchen garden. There is something for everyone in this wooded parkland very close to the centre of Halifax.

Pirate Day at Shibden Hall

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Bankfield Pirate by Chris MouldThursday 10 August 2017.

There are three sessions 11:00-12:00, 13:00-14:00 and 14:00-15:00. Please select the session when booking.

Search for pirates and take part in our pirate crafts up at the Hall. Free eye patch when you attend the activity. Please note this activity includes a woodland walk which is unsuitable for prams and buggies. Children must be accompanied by a parent/carer.

Booking: £4 per child. Please book online or phone 01422 352246

Cinderella Magic Wand Workshop at Shibden Hall this weekend

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CinderellaMeet Cinderella and Buttons in this magical costumed workshop. Help Cinderella with her chores and discover old toys before you create your own magic wand and cast a spell to send Cinderella to the ball.

Saturday 17 December – 11.15am to 1pm
At Shibden Hall, Lister’s Road, Halifax, HX3 6XG

The cost is £3.50 for adults and £7 for children – Click here to book online

Only 14 tickets left!

Sparks! Half Term Fun – Spooky Shibden

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Join us for spooky stories around Shibden Hall and then make a spooky decoration for your own house onThursday 27 October from 11am to 12pm, 1pm to 2pm and 2pm to 3pm.

At Shibden Hall, Lister’s Road, Halifax, HX3 6XG 

Adults: £4.50 / Children 5-16 years, Senior Citizens, Passport to Leisure: £3.50 / Family (2 adults, 2 children): £12.50 / Group of 10 or more: £3.50 per person

To book a place please call 01422 352246

Walks, talks and more at the Halifax Heritage Festival

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hhfest_logoThe 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 donation requirement, with nothing costing more than £5 per person.

Visitors can expect family activities, children’s events, evening talks and lunch time walks, with historical lectures, ghostly tales, hidden gems, and uncovered tombs being included in the weekend.

Running alongside the already renowned Heritage Open Days, the Halifax Heritage Festival offers many unique events taking place, there’s something for all ages.

Click here to find out whats going on today

Easter Bunny Fun at Shibden Hall – Ages 3 to 6

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The Shibden Bunny is in search of eggs hidden in Cunnery Wood and grounds. Go along and make a felt Easter egg (this activity includes a woodland walk which is unsuitable for prams and buggies).

Thursday 31 March and Thursday 7 April – 11am to 12, 1pm to 2pm and 2pm to 3pm

Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer and booking is essential – To book a place please call 01422 352246

Volunteers required for Halloween Walk at Shibden Park

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Last year over 4,000 people attended the Halloween Walk at Shibden Park.

Volunteers are required to help out this year and as museum staff you will be in the area around Shibden Hall within a safe environment and a fence separating you from the public – Costumes are limited but face paints will be provided.

Note – This is purely a voluntary event as all proceeds raised will go Overgate Hospice.

If you are interested in taking part or would like further information email Chris.Southwell@calderdale.gov.uk

Creepy Crawlies at Cunnery Wood (ages 3+)

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Go along to the woods and meet up with the miniature inhabitants that live there with a session of minibeast hunting, butterfly catching and discovering eight legged wonders.

Wednesday 19 August 2015 at 10am, 11.30am and 1.30pm
Meet outside the front of Shibden Hall, Halifax

Cost is just £3 or £2 for passport to leisure holders

Booking not required, just turn up for the session that suits you best – No dogs allowed!