Feb

Jumping Clay at Wellholme Park Children’s Centre

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A 3 week family learning activity using air drying clay which is non toxic and mess free to form models each week. The theme will be a popular children’s story. For 3 – 5 years, younger siblings are welcome.

Wednesday 24 February – 10am to 11.30am
Wellholme Park Children’s Centre, Bradford Road, Brighouse, HD6 4AF

To book a place, please call Sure Start Children’s Centres North Halifax Partnership on 01422 266197 or book online at www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk

‘Start Your Own Business’ Drop In Sessions – February 2016

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Can’t find a job or ever wondered how you could become self-employed/ start your own business but don’t know where to start or who to contact?

Why not check out the FREE monthly drop in sessions run by Eric Binns from Calderdale Council’s Business Support Team. Whether you are unemployed or employed, you are welcome to attend any session at any location.

If you can’t make it to any of the sessions, please contact Eric to arrange a free 1 to 1 advice meeting on 01422 392222 or 07702 925493.

Halifax Young Singers in Concert

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St Thomas’ Church, Greetland and West Vale, presents the Halifax Young Singers in Concert in church on Saturday 6 February at 7.30pm.

Tickets : £7 adults, £5 children   (includes refreshments)

Tickets available from St. Thomas’ church, or reserve tickets on St. Thomas’ website (www.stthomasgreetland.org.uk), or reserve on 01422 379994.

A celebration of Shakespeare at Square Chapel, Halifax

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This year marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death and to celebrate the legacy of this remarkable poet and playwright, Square Chapel has a few ‘wherefore art thou’s’ and ‘to be or not to be’s’ coming up on the following dates.

Friday 22 January – 8pm – The Second Best Bed
This superb one-woman play has received great critical acclaim since its premier at the Swan Theatre Worcester in 2012. Tickets cost £14 (£12 Concs) – Book now

Sunday 14 February – 6pm – Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet 
Prices start from £21 per person, with dinner and weekend packages available too. To book call the box office on 01422 349422 or visit squarechapel.co.uk to start creating the perfect Valentine’s day for you and your beloved.

There’s so much more going on at Square Chapel at the moment and in the future, why not take a look for yourself at www.squarechapel.co.uk/

Would you like to help give away £70,000 to voluntary and community groups in Calderdale?

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Calderdale Council’s Small Grants scheme gives away small grants of up to £3,000 to voluntary and community groups all over Calderdale. This year we are giving away £70,000 to a range of community initiatives and voluntary sector projects.

These grants are awarded through a Small Grants Panel, made up of Calderdale Councillors and representatives from voluntary groups, community groups and groups which represent communities of interest.

These voluntary and community sector representatives are appointed for two years, and we are now inviting nominations for representatives to serve on the Community Grants Panel from April 2016 to March 2018. Each organisation can nominate one person as a representative.

If you feel that you or someone else in your organisation would like to be a member of the Small Grants Panel, and you have not already received a nomination form, please contact the Grants team via email to grants@calderdale.gov.uk

Deadline for nominations is Monday 22 February, following this if more than three nominations are received we will go to a ballot, with the successful new Panel members announced in April 2016.

If you have any questions around the Small Grants Panel or Small Grants Scheme please contact Steve Martin on 01422 392317.

February Half Term Events at Kershaw’s Garden Centre

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Do something this February half term with a variety of activities taking place at Kershaw’s Garden Centre – Drop in any time between 10am and 12pm on the following dates.

  • Monday 15 February – Pain a Pot
  • Tuesday 16 February – Feathered friends
  • Wednesday 17 February – Minion crafts
  • Thursday 18 February – Frog crafts
  • Friday 19 February – Little Monsters

There will be a £1 charge for materials and don’t miss the 3 for 2 offer on all toys in the toy shop.

For further information contact Kershaw’s Garden Centre, Halifax Road, Brighouse on 01484 713435 or visit www.kershawgardencentre.co.uk