There’s plenty going on this Halloween and Bonfire Night in Lower Valley and North & East Halifax and you can find it all in one place!
Spooky goings on at Bradley Wood, an eerie walk around Shibden Park as Rise of the Zombies returns and some spectacular firework displays, bonfires and more!… Dare you take a look and see what’s on?
Make a lantern for The Stainland Christmas Lantern Parade at a workshop suitable for adults and accompanied children.
Sunday 22 November 2015 – From 12pm
At Holywell Green United Reform Church Hall
Costs are £12 for large lantern kits or £6 for small kits and if you can’t get to the workshop you can order a kit with everything you need to make your lantern at home.
To book a place or order a lantern making kit email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01422 379442 in the evening.
On Saturday 14 November – From 11am to 3pm
At Cartwheel Youth & Community Centre, Huddersfield Rd, Elland, HX5 9DW
If you would like to book a stall, contact Melanie on 07548 249813 or email email@example.com
The October 2015 to January 2016 edition of Calderdale ‘Do Something’ is now available and can be viewed online here.
Packed full of activities for you and your children to get involved in from now and into the New Year… Take a look and see if there’s anything you fancy!
To find more local events in your area visit Calderdale – do-something
Our Victorian Christmas Festival is on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th November with a wonderful Christmas Market of over 80 stalls full of locally produced foods and crafts. This is an ideal opportunity for you to stock up on delicious local food for Christmas and what better time to visit all the craft stalls where you are sure to find perfect Christmas gifts.
There will be entertainment throughout both days with Christmas Carols being sung by local school choirs, fairground organ, mulled wine, roast chestnuts and street entertainers.
Saturday’s Market will draw to a close on Saturday 28th November with a lantern parade, christmas light switch on and community carol singing.
The Market is back in full swing on Sunday 29th November with a Christmas Service conducted by members of our local churches and will include community Carol singing.
Stallholders, entertainers, visitors and locals are all encouraged to dress in Victorian costume to help us create a wonderful Victorian atmosphere, shops and shop assistants will also be getting into the spirit of the Victorian Christmas and will be decked out in Victorian costume.
Please visit www.victorianchristmasfestival.co.uk for loads more details
Saturday 28 November 2015
Halifax will become a Christmas haven as soon as the staged event begins at 2pm with lots of live entertainment.
Local dance groups, local choirs, children’s entertainment and some well-known mascots, rugby stars, cheerleaders and radio celebrities will showcase their talents onstage for an afternoon and early evening to remember, and not forgetting the Victoria Theatre’s pantomime cast.
There will be a Christmas Market running from 10am until 6pm at the Woolshops with local crafts, hot food and plenty of gifts to buy, and a special appearance from a very busy man; Father Christmas will pop on to the stage to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas.
The Halifax Christmas Light Switch On is free to attend, and will culminate in the lights being turned on by very special guests at roughly 4.30pm with a firework display to follow.
Go along for an Autumn Fayre with lots of stalls and refreshments available.
Saturday 7 November 2015 – From 10am to 2.30pm
At Bethesda Methodist Church, Elland, HX5 0AB
Entry is FREE and you are more than welcome to go along.
Submit a photo of a walk that you have been on in West Yorkshire for your chance to win 2 FREE monthly MCards which can even be used to venture into the Yorkshire Dales on DalesBus services to Skipton and Grassington.
The winning photograph will be picked by a judging panel at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and will also be featured in the final go:walking newsletter.
To get involved simply email your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to state when and where the photo was taken.
Go along and join in with stimulating and uplifting singing sessions beginning with some social time over a cup of tea or coffee followed by some gentle physical and vocal warm up actions before singing.
Starts Thursday 17 September – 1.45pm to 3.30pm
At Hamerton Close, Westgate, Elland, HX5 0BD
The group will continue to meet every two weeks on the first and third Thursday of each month and sessions up until Christmas are as follows:
- Thursday 1 October – 1.45pm to 3.30pm
- Thursday 15 October – 1.45pm to 3.30pm
- Thursday 5 November – 1.45pm to 3.30pm
- Thursday 19 November – 1.45pm to 3.30pm
- Thursday 3 December – 1.45pm to 3.30pm
- Thursday 17 December – 1.45pm to 3.30pm
The group welcome people with dementia and their carers and don’t mind if you have no experience of singing with others, as it’s about finding your voice and just enjoying the moment.
Just go along, or if you would like to know more please call Christine on 01422 328643 or Pauline on 07811 438228