The Queen: What has been cancelled as Calderdale mourns Her Majesty including Piece Hall open air cinema, Yorkshire Proms and Halifax Town game

Some events planned for today (Friday) and the coming days have been cancelled following the death of Her Majesty The Queen.
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Tonight’s Yorkshire Proms at The Piece Hall in Halifax has been postponed until a later date.

The Piece Hall said: “Following the passing of HM The Queen, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone the Yorkshire Proms until 2023, with the date to be confirmed.

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“Your tickets will remain valid. We’re sorry for any disappointment this may cause, but it didn’t feel right to go ahead, giving the nation is now in a period of mourning.”

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The venue has also cancelled the open air cinema sessions it had planned for next week.

Halifax Town’s game is also off as are all National League, FA Trophy, and grassroots football fixtures scheduled for this weekend.

Dean Clough in Halifax has decided to postpone the heritage tours and Lego workshop it had planned this weekend and next week.

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Luddenden Mayor Making, due to take place tomorrow, is also cancelled.

Visit Calderdale has announced the Streets in the Sky Tours it had planned in Halifax for today (Friday), Saturday, Monday and next Saturday will no longer be taking place.

They say they will contact everybody who bought tickets for the tours to offer a place on rearranged dates, currently to be confirmed, or for a refund.

The Halifax Town Hall Heritage Tours have also been cancelled.

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Last night’s Sarah Millican show at The Victoria Theatre in Halifax was cancelled but it has been confirmed that tonight’s performance by Jon Richardson will take place.

Last night’s show has been rearranged for September 26. Anyone who would rather not attend tonight’s show can request a refund.

A memorial game for Halifax rugby player Ben Benn is still taking place tonight at King Cross Park RLFC.Halifax RUFC says its match against Leeds Modernians is on. They posted: “After much deliberation following the sad passing of her Majesty the Queen, the RFU has concluded that there can be a respectful continuation of sport at all levels. There will be a minute's silence before kick off.”

We will update this story with any further cancellations as they happen.