Local Fairs, Feasts & Markets

This Foldout looks at some aspects of fairs, galas, feasts and markets in the Calderdale district


Dates of local fairs: 1865

The following local fairs were recorded in 1865

Barkisland27th August
Boulderclough10th August
Boothtown6th October
Brighouse9th August and 15th October
Cote Hill17th September
Cragg Vale7th August
Elland13th August
Halifax24th June and 3rd November
Hawksclough6th August
Hebden Bridge21st May and 14th October
HeptonstallPalm Sunday
Hipperholme25th October
Illingworth4th September
King Cross10th September
Luddenden1st August
Low Moor20th August
Midgley2nd August
Mytholmroyd3rd and 4th August
Norland6th October
Northowram21st September
Norwood Green11th October
Queensbury29th August
Ripponden24th and 25th August
Shelf6th August
Southowram13th August
Sowerby8th August
Sowerby Bridge9th, 10th and 11th August
Stainland4th and 5th September
TodmordenGood Friday and 27th September
Triangle26th and 27th August
Warley 3rd October
Wyke6th August

Other relevant entries

Brighouse Charity Gala
Brighouse Hospital Demonstration Parade
Brighouse Pig Fair

Elland fair

Feast of Saint John the Baptist
Feast of Saint Martin

Gooseberry Fair
Great Saturday

Halifax Charity Gala
Halifax Infirmary Gala
Halifax Midsummer Fair
Halifax Summer Fair
Halifax Winter Cattle Fair
Hall Street fairground
Heptonstall Cattle Fair
Hipperholme Fair

Kebcote Fair, Todmorden

Lumbutts sheep fair

Market Day
Mytholmroyd Charity Demonstration
Mytholmroyd Gala
Mytholmroyd goose fair

November Fair

Pickle Fair
Pie poudre court

Summer Fair

Thump Sunday
Todmorden Fair
Todmorden Monthly Cattle Fair

Victoria Fair Ground

White Hart Fold, Todmorden
Winter Fair

© Malcolm Bull 2023
Revised 00:51 / 2nd November 2023 / 6952

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