Nov

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.

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

Do Something Oct 19 – Jan 20

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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

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EU Resettlement Scheme Sessions

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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.

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Digital Dimensions at Eureka! Children’s Museum

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Sound, Motion, Vision!

Step into Digital Dimensions for the latest takeover of the Spark gallery at Eureka!

From 25 May – 30 November 2019, experience digital activities for kids, including innovative motion tracking, touch-triggered games, and crack the code to reveal different digital effects.

Created by Live Visual Design & Production students from Backstage Academy. Digital Dimensions mixes vibrant visual effects and stunning sounds to create an immersive exhibition for children to explore and enjoy.

  • Test your skills against our musical cubes
  • Travel through a colourful tunnel of motion-capture screens
  • Unlock some truly magical doors to digital dimensions

Cycling 4 All Calderdale – 2019 Sessions

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cycling for allCycling 4 All sessions start again on Monday 1st April 2019 at Brooksbank Cycle Circuit Hammerstones ROad, ELlnad, HX5 0TA.

  • 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

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Buggy Walks at Wellholme Children’s Centre

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Join the folk from Wellholme Park Children’s Centre, Bradford Road, Brighouse for a FREE buggy walk starting again on Friday 11 January 2019, 9:15am-11:00am!

This will be a chance to meet other parents and have a cuppa and a natter!

This will run every other Friday, 9:15am-11:00am so the next walk will be Friday 25 January 2019.

Get fit for the New Year, meet new people and enjoy the fresh air.

No need to book – just turn up!!

 

Calderdale Heritage Walks Winter Programme 2018-2019

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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.

 

Lower Valley Friday Flyer 7 December – OUT NOW!!

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LV Friday FLyer

Click here to view the latest Lower Valley Friday Flyer…

Featuring:-

  • Elland and Sowerby Bridge Christmas Lights Switch on
  • Illuminating Halifax
  • Lapland in Lightcliffe
  • Christmas Services at Halifax Minster
  • Christmas Fairs and Concerts
  • Citizens Advice Open Day
  • Kidocracy at the Piece Hall
  • Free Cycle Maintenance Training
  • Applications for School Places Now Open

Have a great weekend!

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