Aug

Create Pocket Brick Monsters with Bricks4Kidz

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Bricks4Kids logoBricks4Kidz workshops are a combination of games, activities, craft, and model building with LEGO bricks so go along to create a pocket brick monster and equip it with special powers to work alongside these creatures of wonder.

On Tuesday 18 August 2015 – from 12.30pm to 2.30pm (Ages 6+)
At Kershaw’s Garden Centre, Halifax Road, Brighouse, HD6 2QD – Get directions

We use unique model plans with our special project kits, as well as “colour kits” offering building which encourages their imagination – Parents do not need to stay with their children unless there are specific behavioural needs.

For further information on Bricks4Kids and upcoming workshops in your area click here.

Halifax Agricultural Show 2015 – This weekend!

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HX agricultural ShowThe Halifax Agricultural Show is the largest of its kind in the local region and offers something for everyone and is held on Savile Park Moor – Get directions

On Saturday 8 August 2015 from 9.30am to 5pm.

Farm and domestic animals will be shown, there’s local produce, flowers, fruit & veg and crafts with entertainment such as vintage vehicles, farmer’s markets, stalls and more.

For further details see www.halifaxagriculturalshow.co.uk

  • Advance Tickets: Adults: £8, Concessions: £4, Family: £20
  • On the Day Tickets: Adults: £10, Concessions: £5, Family: £25

To book tickets online, please click here

For updates, visit the Halifax Agricultural Show Facebook page or follow them on Twitter

Dads and children event at Field Lane Children’s Centre

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fieldlane ccAll dads are invited to Field Lane Children’s Centre for a fun morning packed with exciting activities including arts and crafts, outdoor and sporting activities, face painting, den building and more.

Saturday 22 August from 11am to 1pm

Includes a FREE raffle with a special prize as well as food and refreshments.

This event is FREE and no booking necessary… just turn up on the day!

Best Foot Forward Walk – Elland (Calder and Hebble)

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breast cancer careJoin us for a Best Foot Forward walk in Elland and walk. It’s a great way to get some exercise and socialise with others who’ve been affected by breast cancer.

On Tuesday 18 August 2015 at 10.45am

Meet at The Barge and Barrel pub car park where parking is FREE or bus numbers 343, 503, 537 and 573 stop a 15-minute walk away from the pub.

If you would like to join a walk, just turn up on the day or if you have any questions you can email bestfootforward@breastcancercare.org.uk

Halifax Men in Sheds Launch Meeting – 5 Aug

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Imagine a bigger version of the shed at the bottom of the garden…

A place to pursue hobbies and interests in a friendly and welcoming environment.

And where you can enjoy a chat and a brew…

We are a group of men in Halifax looking for other men to join us in creating a place where we can get together to share and learn new skills.

Shed members share tools and skills. They choose projects to undertake and work at their own pace. Sheds can change lives, improve health and restore a sense of purpose.

Find out more about our project and get involved….

Launch Meeting

Wednesday 5 August 2015

6pm

At Threeways Centre, Ovenden, HX3 5SW  

Book at ticket here…

Men in SHeds

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For more information ring 07481 543 881 or  email phoenixshed@outlook.com

Celebrate Yorkshire Day this weekend – Events

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Yorkshire DayThis Saturday is Yorkshire Day and there’s a lot of events and activities going on in Calderdale for you and your family to enjoy:

Halifax Visitor Centre, Central Library, Halifax.
Yorkshire Day Raffle to win a Yorkshire Hamper and other great prizes. £1 a strip with all proceeds to the Mayors Charities. Tasting of Farrahs’s biscuits and fudge.

Kershaw Garden Centre, Halifax Road, Brighouse, HD6 2QD
Yorkshire Day Fayre 1st & 2nd August. Face Painting, Games, Stalls Competitions a great family event – Tel: 01484 713435

Cedar Court Hotel, Ainley Top, Elland
Yorkshire Day activities and the launch of the New Bar Grill 54 Bouncy Castle, Garden Games, leisure access – Tel: 01422 375431

Hebden Bridge Visitor Centre, The Marina, Hebden Bridge
Yorkshire Day Wine tasting from Luddenden Valley Wines and Yorkshire parkin treats to try from Lottie Shaws – Tel: 01422 843831

Another World Adventure Centre, Moss Farm, Ogden, HX2 8YB
A Reet Yorkshire Weekend. Free Entry, Free Parking, £3 per activity or £25 for a day pass to all activities – 1st & 2nd August 10am to 5pm – Tel: 01422 240464

Lammas Day celebrations at Ogden Water Halifax 11am-4pm
Learn how to make a corn dolly and make some flatbread to cook over an open fire. £3.50 per person or £2.50 with  passport to leisure – Book Now 

Hebden Bridge Vintage Weekend at Calder Holmes Park, Hebden Bridge
1st & 2nd August a Rally for vintage, veteran & classic vehicles. Family event

Yorkshire Day Themed Park Run at Shroggs Park, Halifax, HX3 5BX.
5k route, Free event just need to register and start running. Blue and White clothing the order of the day.

Bankfield Museum, Boothtown Road, Halifax, HX3 6HJ
Opening of Cabinets of Curiosity exhibition 1st August and runs until 3rd October
Free Entry – Tel: 01422 352334

Celebrate Yorkshire Day at the Classic Car Rally this weekend

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Celebrate Yorkshire Day  with the cars of yesteryear when the Classic Car Rally rolls into town.

classiccarOn Saturday 1 August 2015 – Elland Town Centre

Entry is FREE and there will be a bouncy castle for children as well as mini quad bikes, market stalls and of course a display of classic cars provided by Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Show.

Supported by Calderdale Council, Bellicatessen, Oliver’s and The Savile Arms and sponsored by Nissan of Halifax, it’s an event not to be missed.

Treble Talents Summer Singing Workshop

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trebletalentsYoung singers aged between 8 to 13 years old are needed to join a fun filled workshop to discover hidden star talents.

5 day workshop only £50 per person!

From Monday 24 to Friday 28 August – 10am to 4pm

At St John the Divine, St John Street, Rastrick HD6 1HT

Friday’s workshop includes a concert at 6pm with a live CD recording

Tickets cost £50 per singer with 50% of the proceeds being donated towards St John’s Organ Fund.

Bring your own packed lunch – refreshments will be provided

To book or for further information call 07858 930889 or email caius.lee99@gmail.com

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Fishing Fun on Riley’s Pond, Brighouse

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fishSummer fun for Juniors with Brighouse Angling Association every Wednesday afternoon on Riley’s Pond from 22 July to 31 August 2015, 1pm – 4pm.

Limited places so book early to avoid disappointment on 01274 875968 or 07954 582135

Other coaching available at other times – FREE to beginners.

 Riley’s Pond, Brookfoot Fishery, Brighouse, HD6 2RW.