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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: World's 'oldest fish supper' revealed at Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire exhibition in Barnsley

The world's oldest fish supper - believed to be 3,500 years old - has gone on display in the heartland of fish and chips as part of a new Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire exhibition in Barnsley.

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Reece Dinsdale is marking his return to the West Yorkshire Playhouse stage.

Reece Dinsdale takes on the lead role in a new version of an Ibsen classic

The greatest compliment I can pay Reece Dinsdale is that I reckon you could easily walk past him in the street and miss him,

Ten of the best things to do over the next seven days

Ten of the best things to do over the next seven days

A list of the best things to see and do in our local area.
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PREVIEW: Indie rock royalty Reverend and the Makers crown return to glory with The Death Of A King

The king is dead. Long live Sheffield indie rock royalty Reverend and the Makers who look set to crown a return to their glory days by storming back up the charts with new album The Death Of A King.
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Help us choose the finalists for out Chip Shop of the Year 2017 competition

Halifax Courier Chip Shop of the Year 2017 - Vote for your finalists

Cod or haddock? Mushy peas or curry sauce? With or without salt and vinegar?


WIN: Tickets to Battle Of Britain ACB 70 cage fighting at Sheffield Arena this Saturday

A Mixed Martial Arts fight that has been years in the making will happen this weekend at Sheffield Arena and we have a knockout prize - tickets to be won every day this week to see it for FREE.

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Northern Broadsides Aug 2017 Rehearsals
For Love Or Money by Lesage Turcaret
Adapted by Blake Morrison  Directed by Barrie Rutter
Designed by Jessica Worrall   Lighting by Tim Skelly
Barrie Rutter/ Fuller  Matt Booth/Ruddle  Sarah Parks/Teresa
Jim English/Martin  Jordan Metcalfe/Jack  Jacky Naylor/Marlene
Jos Vantyler/Arthur Sarah-Jane Potts/Rose Kat Rose-Martin/Lisa

‘Through the years I’ve been a bit of a maverick and always spoken out’

For Love Or Money

Theatre and Comedy
David Glover's talk at Square Chapel Arts, Halifax (pictured) , about Sir Francis Crossley is the first in a new series of fundraisers

Life and legacy of Sir Francis Crossley begins new season of fundraising talks at Square Chapel Arts, Halifax

Historian David Glover begins a fresh series of fundraising talks at Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax, on Wednesday, September 20 (2pm).

Ten of the best things to do over the next seven days

Ten of the best things to do over the next seven days

Looking for inspiration for what to do over the coming week?
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Writers Block - just one of the pictures to feature in Maria Spadafora's exhibition.

Art show goes beyond the fairytale to find the real princesses of Yorkshire

The stereotypical, not to say sexist and outmoded, claim that ‘every girl wants to be a princess’ is being spectacularly subverted by a new exhibition in Leeds.

Eric Norton, right, with Jack Marshall (altos) in a 22-piece orchestra rehearsing at Priestwell Sunday School, Todmorden, early 1950s

Professional entertainer Eric Norton, who as a musician played dates in Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, Luddenden Foot and Halifax

Eric Norton, who died on Wednesday, September 6, at the age of 84 was for many years a local picker-maker and part-time musician, who later fulfilled a life-long ambition by becoming a professional nightclub entertainer.

Halifax Young Singers

Singers date to help food drop-ins

A harvest festival concert will raise money for two groups which help struggling local families in need.

Here’s how a slice of very good luck got Anna’s rhymes printed in a book

Here’s how a slice of very good luck got Anna’s rhymes printed in a book

What do a famous comedienne, a professor from Belarus and a former English teacher have in common? writes Tim Worsnop.

Charity music festival is held in Sophie’s memory

Charity music festival is held in Sophie’s memory

It is 10 years since the horrific murder of Sophie Lancaster - a crime that shocked the nation and brought hate crime firmly into the public arena.

Jurassic Kingdom coming to Leeds this October

MONSTER OFFER: Save 20% on tickets to Jurassic Kingdom dinosaur exhibition coming to Leeds

A monster-sized saving of 20% off tickets is on offer to celebrate a roar-some animatronic dinosaur exhibition coming to Leeds.

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You have the chance to watch La La Land outdoors thanks to Royd Regeneration

See Oscar winner outdoors

A FREE outdoor screening of the Oscar-winning ‘La La Land’ starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone will be shown in Mytholmroyd next weekend.

Best wishes, Geoff: Bill Birch cuts the centenary cake, donated by Oddies, with Geoffs daughters-in-law Diana Love, left, and Rosalind Love

Lots of love for Geoff’s life and world of music

Hundreds of people celebrated the life and times of a Todmorden musical legend on the centenary of his birth at events last weekend.

Porcus are one of the local producers who will be there

Foodies head for Todmorden - Saturday’s food festival is bigger and better than ever!

Are you loving top quality food? Then head for Todmorden on Saturday!


VIDEO: Artist Iain Nicholls brings Yorkshire pit back to life at Virtual Reality art show

Yorkshire artist Iain Nicholls has dug deep for a new exhibition which not only includes his traditional paintings of a former coal mine but a virtual reality tour - bringing the colliery back to life.

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