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Sowerby Bridge annual Rush-Bearing festival this September...

Rushbearing Festival is held on the following dates:

3rd & 4th September 2016, free event

Come along for two days of Rush-related tradition and tomfoolery! The Rushbearing Festival is the only one of its kind in Yorkshire. 115 more words

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Brilliant weekend for the whole family, especially if the weather is good.

Open Day at Calderdale Adult Learning Heath Campus

Open Day Event at Heath Campus, Saturday 3 September 2016 10am-3pm.

Information, advice and guidance on courses throughout the day; fun interactive computer workshops and demos in our IT Suite; a taste of Spain & Italy through food and language; cupcake decorating; art, craft & sewing activities; have a go at bookbinding or sewing; visit our Holistic Therapies room. 123 more words

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Game of Thrones fans: Winter is Coming to Bankfield Museum

Don’t miss the stunning Game of Thrones White Walker embroidery at Bankfield Museum. Featuring a formidable White Walker, the work is over 17 feet wide and was originally created for HBO as a backdrop to mark the eagerly awaited release of Games of Thrones series five on DVD. 68 more words


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This new addition to Bankfield Museum coincides with their Exquisite Threads embroidery exhibition and is on display throughout the summer holiday until 10th September. The Embroiderers' Guild led the design and production including contributors from The Royal School of Needlework, Hand & Lock and Fine Cell Work. The work is making its first Northern debut in Halifax. It has only been displayed for one weekend in central London so far, and Bankfield Museum are thrilled to be able to display it for their visitors.

Halifax Heritage Festival 8th - 11th September 2016

Halifax Heritage Festival 2016: 8 September 2016 – 11 September 2016

A series of exciting events running alongside the UK English Heritage Open Days.

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Don't forget that other Heritage buildings in the Upper and Lower Calder Valley will also be open to visitors.

The Costumes of Yorkshire at Bankfield Museum this weekend...

For Yorkshire Day 2016 Bankfield Museum will present an illustrated talk on George Walker’s “The Costumes of Yorkshire”.

In 1814 George Walker produced a book of 40 colour plates entitled “The Costumes of Yorkshire” showing occupational clothing of the working classes throughout the region. 56 more words

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'Do Something Different' and win a day out!

‘DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT!’  is for all parents/carers who have children and young people with disabilities.

We would love you to help us make the resource as diverse as we are. 163 more words

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Celebrate Yorkshire Day 2016

Yorkshire Day is the annual celebration of all things Yorkshire held on the 1 August each year. Amongst the celebrations is a Civic gathering of Lord Mayors, Mayors, and other Civic Heads from across the county, convened by the  36 more words

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