Co-operatives Work! Day of events

Join us on Saturday 2nd July 2022, on the UN International Day of Co-operatives.

The multi-event day in Hebden Bridge will be a showcase of the past, present and future of co-operation in Calderdale and West Yorkshire.

Current plans for the 3 parts of the day:

Morning | Co-operative heritage walk in the morning. Finishing with a laying of flowers on the graves of local co-operators who helped shape the wider co-op world.

Check out our Facebook Page for details of this free to attend event


Afternoon | Conference at Hebden Bridge Town Hall

Exciting speakers will be joining us at Hebden Bridge Town Hall to celebrate our valley’s thriving solidarity economy in the context of its co-operative history. We will also be showcasing local co-operatives and exploring exciting possibilities for the future.

Speakers confirmed:

Tracy Brabin | West Yorkshire Mayor

Rose Marley | Chief Executive of Co-operatives UK

David Burch | Senior Researcher Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES)

Cllr. Jane Scullion | Calderdale Council

Book your free place at the afternoon conference


Evening | Concert at the Hebden Bridge Trades Club featuring the rousing Commoners Choir

£9/£6 Booking via Trades Club – link to follow shortly


These events are supported by:

Calderdale Bootstrap
Co-operative Ways Forward