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.
The Do Something Booklet for Oct 19 – Jan 20 is now available & so are tickets for events & activities.
Booking is essential via www.ticketsource.co.uk/discover
Calderdale has some fantastic events planned from Busy Babies to make your own Roving Spacecraft. Dear Zoo, make a stop-Motion video, design your own Bloxels video game or learn to code with a micro bit, we have something for everyone CMBC #TakeALook #BookYourTickets
If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you and your family can apply to the EU Resettlement Scheme to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021.
If you need support to apply to the EU Resettlement Scheme, there are FREE sessions to help.
Held at: Hanson Lane Enterprise Centre, Hanson Lane, Halifax, HX1 5PG
- Wednesday 18 September 2019, 1pm – 3pm
- Wednesday 16 October 2019, 1pm – 3pm
- Wednesday 13 November 2019, 1pm – 3pm
- Wednesday 18 December 2019, 1pm – 3pm
YOU DO NOT NEED TO BOOK ON THE SESSIONS, JUST TURN UP.
We can scan your valid passport and help you to apply to the scheme and there will be staff who speak Czech and Polish as well as English.
You will need to bring:
- valid EU, EEA or Swiss passport, or ID card (biometric), or UK-issued biometric residence card.
- Mobile phone
- Email address (this can be set up at the session).
Registration to the scheme is compulsory for all EU, EEA or Swiss nationals and thier family members, who don’t own a British Passport, or ‘indefinite leave to remain’.
Registration is FREE and will ensure that EU, EEA or Swiss nationals and their family members can continue living and working in the UK after Brexit and have the same benefits (NHS healthcare, social security benefits etc).
For further information, call 01422 434971 and speak to Zuzana.
Jubilee Refreshment Rooms on Sowerby Bridge Railway Station HX6 3AB hold a number of transport related events through the year.
The next will be on Monday 15 April, 7:00pm where John Myddelton will be speaking about Tramways and a swinging railway.
See below for other events;
- All ability rides – every Monday 7pm – 8.30pm
- Women and Children only rides – Saturday’s 11am – 12pm
- Bike Library (borrow a bike from our Yorkshire Bank bike library)
Just £5 per family! Children under 16 must be accompanied on the track by a parent/carer.
Any questions, please get in touch on 01422 230230
The winter programme has fortnightly walks plus an extra one at Christmas. The majority are on Sundays, with 2 Saturdays and 2 on Bank Holidays. All start at 1:30pm.
No pre-booking required, just turn up and pay the Guide – its £3 (all ages)
Almost all starting points are served by public transport. Well behaved dogs on leads are allowed on walks unless indicated by the No Dogs symbol.
Sunday 6 January 2019 Hebden Bridge 1760-1910
At the start of that period there were around half a dozen buildings but the Industrial Revolution changed all
that. We’ll look at various aspects of the area’s expansion.
Meet David Nortcliffe at 1:30pm by the Tourist Information Centre HX7 8AF (by the marina on the A646) for the latest Calderdale Heritage Walk.
Keep an eye on the Facebook page to see any late alterations.
The complete Winter Walks Programme as shown below can be downloaded here.
- Waste and Recycling Dates Over the Festive Period
- Magical Menagerie at Halifax Borough Market
- Santa’s Grotto at Westgate Arcade
- Storytelling with Father Christmas
- Tips for a Crime-free Christmas
- Applications for School Places Now Open
Have a great weekend!
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On Saturday 22 December, Help for Heroes will be holding a Christmas shop in the Halifax Borough Market.
The stall will be in the borough market below Redland and they will be selling hoodies, t-shirts, and a wide range of H4H merchandise ideal for a stocking filler.
There will also be 4 Hero Bears in attendance where children can get a chance to say hello and have their photos taken with a bear or all 4 if they are together, the bears will be about between 11:00am-12:00pm and 2:00pm-3:00pm, it’s also a good chance to raise money for a worthwhile cause.
Santa will be greeting youngsters in his magical grotto at Westgate Arcade where they can hand over their wish lists and receive a gift.
Every day from Monday 17 December to Monday 24 December, 11:00am-5:00pm.
Tickets only £5 per child – includes meeting Santa and his elves, a gift and a wonderful certificate.