2017 TRAIL DATES
SUNDAY 25TH JUNE 2:00pm
SUNDAY 10TH SEPTEMBER 2:00pm
Meet at the Grayston Unity, 1-3 Wesley Court Halifax (By the Town Hall steps)
Halifax has a surprising and quite amazing music history. From Dusty Springfield, Rod Stewart, Iggy Pop to Joy Division, Pulp, The Cure, The Jacksons, the list of artists who have played the town is long and diverse. The brand new Halifax Music Heritage Trail, created by Michael Ainsworth and Trevor Simpson, celebrates this important cultural history of our town.
Meet outside North Bridge Leisure Centre. Tour will last approximately 2 hours.
PREVIOUS HERITAGE TRAIL EVENTS
THURSDAY 20TH MARCH 7:30PM
Film Launch Night
The Halifax Music Heritage Trail filmed in Summer 2013 by Calderdale College film students. In addition we hope to be able to show some film from the Plebians Jazz Club in 1969 and Pulp’s first appearance at the Piece Hall in 1991.
Venue: Upstairs at Arden Rd Social Club, Bell Hall.
Admission: Free (limited capacity), ticket only, order via:
FRIDAY 21ST MARCH 7:00 - 9:00PM
Forgotten places of people’s past – a photography exhibition of the inside of many of the former venues by Jessica Smethurst.
Venue: Upstairs at Dirty Dicks (formerly The Royal Oak, Clare Rd).
Admission: free - also open 22nd & 23rd 12:00 - 5:00pm
SATURDAY 22ND MARCH 8:00PM
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Kinks playing Halifax (on the day they went to number 1 with ‘You Really Got Me’ we’ve got the UKs number 1 Kinks cover band, The Kinx (as endorsed by David Davies).
Venue: Arden Road Social Club
Tickets £8 advanced from Revo, Ticketweb & Arden Road
£10 on the night
SUNDAY 23RD MARCH 2:00PM
The Music Heritage Trail
Come with us and visit the long lost venues in the company of Michael & Trevor. At this stage we can’t guarantee which venues we will get in but we will get in most. As we visit each venue a plaque will be unveiled. £5 per person payable on the day.