Gala returning to Halifax

The Halifax Gala is returing to town, offering a jam-packed schedule.

A Gymnastic display along with a pet pooches and star baby competition are just some of the items on the agenda so far for the Manor Heath Park event, which takes on Saturday June 8.

People can expect a funfilled day full of audience participation, while the Mayor and Boys’ Brigade Marching Band will also be in attendance.

Tickets for the event are just £1 in advance and can be purchased online from the site’s website at, or pick them up from Reception at the Courier offices.

Around £25,000 is generated from the event each year for local causes and attracts some 15,000 visitors.