Halifax attractions of the past

Halifax Attractions of the past

Halifax Zoo - see a full report on the towns Zoo and Amusement Park


Sunny Vale (aka Sunny Buncers) -  was a very popular park and entertainment centre at one time

view video


Halifax Roller Skating - This was part of the Zoo complex in Exley


Halifax Racecourse - was where West End golf club is now.



Thrum Hall, once home to rugby, cricket, bowls and greyhound racing

http://greyhoundderby.com/Halifax%20Greyhound%20Stadium.htm

Although this rugby match (link below) took place at Odsal in Bradford, the game goes down in history as the biggest rugby league crowd ever.

http://www.myyorkshire.org/video-fullscreen.asp?journeyid=102&resourceid=228


Palins - nightclub where some of the best bands of the time played their music (not in very good condition at the moment).

Music Trail - link to the Halifax music trail of yesteryear

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Clarence/Roxy/Good Mood Nightclub facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/groups/477702778907968/


Stock Car racing - this was once held down at Sunny Vale after its days as an entertainment park and lake.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_wjaidE1QCQ 


The Shay - Present and previous home of Football, Rugby, Speedway and even ice-skating.

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One of the finest moments

http://www.virtualtenby.co.uk/video.asp?About=Halifax&HD=t1h1-gJFo6w


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