Events

Public Open Day at Ravensprings Park – This weekend

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Owned by Brighouse and Halifax Model Engineers, Ravensprings Park will be open to the public this weekend providing rides on two different railway tracks

Sunday 13 October 2019 – 1.30pm to 5pm
Ravensprings Park, Cawcliffe Road, Brighouse, HD6 2HP

Price is just £3 per adult and £2 per child – Find out more at www.bhme.co.uk

There is a large safe grassed area for children to play with refreshments and ice cream available in the club house.

Bookstart Busy Babies at Brighouse Library – Ages 0 to 2

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Songs and rhymes are the best introduction to the magical world of language and literature.

Come along to Bookstart Busy Babies for 40 minutes of songs and rhymes led by our Early Years Librarian and Early Childhood Music Specialist, Ben Lawrence.

You and your baby will explore traditional songs and rhymes and add new ones to your repertoire.

Sessions run from 10.30am to 11.10am on the following dates;

  • Tuesday 8, 22, 29 October 2019
  • Tuesday 5, 12, 26 November 2019
  • Tuesday 3, 17 December 2019
  • Tuesday 14, 21, 28 January 2020

Just £2 per child or FREE with a passport to leisure

All children must be accompanied by a parent/carer. Booking is not required, please pay on the day. For more information please contact Ben Lawrence on 01422 392620.

Dog training and obedience course @TheSpace

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Happy Dog

This 10 week dog training course with The Happy Dog Training Academy starts on Wednesday 2 October 2019 at The Space, Field Lane, Rastrick HD6 3JT

Puppies (under 12 months) 7-8pm. Adult dogs (over 1 year) 8-9pm

We teach owners how to train their dogs with 1:1 tuition. We offer

  • general obedience training – sit, stay, down, walking on the lead and more
  • beginners obedience training to the Good Citizens Award standard
  • Health and nutrition

£40 for the 10 week course.

Up to date vaccination certificate needed on the first lesson. Maximum of 15 dogs per lesson so booking required. Email thehappydogtrainingacademy@gmail.com or phone 07490 719752.

Find us on Facebook @thehappydogtrainingacademy

Brighouse Artisan Market this weekend

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Sunday 29 September 2019 – 10am to 4pm

If it’s food you’re looking for, then look no further than Brighouse Artisan Market with locally made cheeses, bread made by local bakers, meat from local farmers and a great selection of cakes and sweets.

Jams and chutneys made from locally sourced fruits or delicious pork pies from a local pig farmer to a delicious chocolate fountain.

In case you feel hungry during your visit there will be a wide variety of street food, from a Pakistani street buffet to a hog roast or Mongolian stir-fry to Pie and Peas, there is sure to be something to tickle your taste buds.

There is a wide selection of locally produced crafts, ranging from jewellery to glassware, soaps to ceramics and bags to knitwear.

You can find out more about this at: Visit Calderdale .

Halifax Antiquarian Society Talks 2019

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Join the Halifax Antiquarian Society for a range of talks throughout October and November at The Caygill Rooms The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax, HX1 1RE Talks include;

  • Fired Earth: Decline of the Industry 1935-2019
  • Kriegsgefangen in Skipton: The story of imprisoned German officers in WW1
  • The Other Hedgeland: Creator of the east window of Halifax Minster
  • Women of Property? Wills and bequests in probate records

Admission is FREE although donations will be greatly appreciated. For further information contact Halifax Antiquarian Society on 01422 348863 or by email to halifaxantiquarian@gmail.com

Wellholme Park Children’s Centre – Open Morning

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Go along and take a look at some of the things that go on at Wellholme Children’s Centre.

Saturday 28th September 2019 – 10am to 12pm
Wellholme Park Children’s Centre, Bradford Road, Brighouse, HD6 4AF

  • Have a look around the fabulous nursery setting
  • Meet our dedicated nursery staff
  • Sample some of the delicious foods we serve to the children
  • See what extra-curricular activities are offered and more…

For further information please call us on 01484 714768