Heritage News

Heritage Highlights

Highlights of 2022 

  • Restitch – The Social Fabric Summit
  • The first Anne Lister Birthday Festival (ALBWF) and Memorial weekend
  • Heritage Open Day (HOD) events
  • Launch of Calderdale Creates
  • Halifax Civic Trust 60th Anniversary
  • Filming in Halifax and Calderdale for national and international films and TV 
  • HCT launch of Wakefield Gate
  • Helena Whitbread awarded MBE for services to History & Literature

Highlights to watch out for in 2023

  • Return of ALBWF 2023
  • Calderdale Creates development towards Year of Culture 2024
  • HCT Jill Liddington talk regarding Anne Lister
  • Ongoing filming in Halifax Town Centre and surrounding area
  • 160th Anniversary celebration of Halifax Rugby League  
  • HOD September 2023

Watch this space for more Heritage news and highlights of what’s happening here in Halifax……

Heritage Heroes

Do you have a favourite Heritage Hero/Heroine, an influential figure from the past whether famous or completely unknown….maybe a relative? Send us your stories of Heritage Heroes and we will post some here (with your permission).

Heritage Journalists

Are you a closet researcher with an interest in a particular aspect of heritage …… traditions, industry, health, sporting, modes of transport? Perhaps you have invested time over the years listening to your family’s memories about heritage? We relish anything you might want to share with us, as we start to put together a collective archive for posterity…………