Calderdale Museums Open

Here’s the latest newsletter from Calderdale’s museums:

Shibden Hall is open!

Shibden Hall reopened on the 17 May and is open again to visitors 7 days a week. All tickets must be booked online in advance and we look forward to seeing you. Check out our ‘Welcome Back’ videos for Shibden and Bankfield below and also on our website, showing how we will keep you safe and help you enjoy your visit.










A short film showing our new measures at Shibden to help you enjoy your visit safely.

Shibden 600: share your memories

For Shibden’s 600 year anniversary, we want to record your memories of Shibden Hall.

We’d love to hear from you about your visit to Shibden, memories of the Hall and what the Hall and its stories mean to you. If you’d be happy to share your thoughts with us for use online and in future exhibitions, and to be kept in our archive of Shibden’s 600th year, please e-mail no more than 500 words to

We’d also love to see your favourite photograph of Shibden to be saved in our archives and possibly used online and future displays. Please email your image to us at your name, date the image was taken and names of anyone in the picture.

We’re interested to include any Shibden Hall inspired artworks and creative endeavours too – please email us a photo of them and who to credit if you’re happy for us to save and share.

All submissions will be saved digitally as part of a Shibden 600 archive and some may be used in future exhibitions and on our website and social media. We will let you know if we use yours and all will be credited.Find out more about our plans to celebrate Shibden’s 600 year anniversary.

Bankfield opens Bank Holiday Monday!

Bankfield Museum is opening on Monday 31 May for Bank Holiday, and then from 3 June. Entry is still free and tickets must be booked in advance online here.

A short film showing our new measures at Bankfield to help you enjoy your visit safely.