Open days, exhibitions and walks planned

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Climb the 403 steps of the internal spiral staircase and take in the views at Wainhouse Tower’s open day.

The open day runs from 11am until 4pm. A family ticket costs £6, adults £2 and children and passport to leisure holders £1.50. Private ascents for up to one hour with a maximum of four people costs £70 plus VAT.

Call Mr Oddy on 0845 245 6000 for further information or to book a private visit.

Calderdale Heritage Walks is running a two hour stroll setting off from the JCB depot at Eastwood. The walk is expected to take around two hours and will be led by Justine Wyatt. She will lead walkers round ruined mills, reservoirs, an old water turbine house, a chapel and panoramic views across the valley.

The walk sets off at 2.15pm and costs £3. Walking boots are recommended.

To coincide with the 150th anniversary of the opening of Halifax Town Hall, the Victorian Society is displaying its national photographic ‘Saving a Century’ at the Town Hall until August 30.

The exhibition shows examples of the best Victorian and Edwardian buildings and structures from around the country which the Society has campaigned to save, and some that have been lost.

It demonstrates the Society’s success in changing public attitudes towards the architecture of the 19th century, and its continued relevance for the 21st century.

The exhibition is supported by Listed Property Services, Shaws Terracotta and J & J W Longbottom Ltd.

It runs between 9am and 5pm and is free to enter at the Town Hall in Crossley Street.