Nov

Children’s Book Festival at Rastrick Library

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Go along to Rastrick Library for a Children’s Book Festival with author Philip Caveney and illustrator Lynne Chapman.

Friday 13 November – Author Philip Caveney

  • 1.30pm to 3pm – Schools workshop (schools only)
  • 6pm to 7.30pm – Philip will talk, read from his books, answer questions and sign copies of his books as required (suitable for 8+ years)

Saturday 14 November – Illustrator Lynne Chapman
Talk followed by a practical session of drawing & illustrations.

  • 10.30am to 12.30pm – Storytelling Session (4 to 7 years)
  • 2pm to 4pm – Illustration Workshop (7 to 14 years)

Booking is essential for all these sessions, please book by contacting Rastrick Library on 01484 714858 or email rastrick.library@calderdale.gov.uk or visit www.friendsofrastricklibrary.co.uk

Brighouse Victorian Christmas Market

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brighouse xmasBrighouse town steps back to the Victorian era with carol singers, street entertainers, mulled wine, roast chestnuts and a horse drawn carriage.

Saturday 28 to Sunday 29 November

It is the perfect opportunity for Christmas shopping with over 80 stalls of locally produced food and crafts at the Christmas Market.

For further details visit www.victorianchristmasfestival.co.uk

Bookstart busy babies at Brighouse Library

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Baby bounce and rhyme sessions for babies and toddlers aged 0 to 2 years – Activities include songs and rhymes on the following dates from 10.30am to 11.10am

  • bookstart busy babiesTuesday 27 October 2015
  • Tuesday 3 November 2015
  • Tuesday 10 November 2015
  • Tuesday 17 November 2015
  • Tuesday 24 November 2015
  • Tuesday 1 December 2015
  • Tuesday 8 December 2015
  • Tuesday 5 January 2016
  • Tuesday 12 January 2016
  • Tuesday 19 January 2016
  • Tuesday 26 January 2016

The cost is just £2 per child or FREE for Passport to Leisure card holders and 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.

Call out for Artist/Craft Stall Holders!!!

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weekend care logoWeekend Care are looking for stall holders to attend the Christmas Fundraising Fair to be held at The Cartwheel Club in Elland on Saturday 14 November between 11am and 3pm.

Hoping to run as an annual event, stalls are available for a discretionary donation to their fund.

For information or to get involved contact Melanie (07548 249813) or weekend.care@cvac.org.uk

Midday Supervisor – Holywell Green Primary School

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Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Part time
Salary: £7.06 – £7.19 per hour + Living Wage Supplement
Hours per week: 11.55 – 1.20pm

Closing date Friday 6 November 2015

Supporting documents

Further information
Post Ref: ED001

Holywell Green Primary School require an enthusiastic and committed Midday Supervisor to join the lunchtime team at this popular and successful school.

Previous experience of working with children is desirable and experience of working in school is also desirable but not essential and where necessary, training will be provided.

Click here for full vacancy and application details

Lantern Making Workshop in Stainland

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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 stainlanddistrict@gmail.com or telephone 01422 379442 in the evening.

Weekend Care Christmas Fair at Elland Cartwheel

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weekend care xmas fairGo along to a Christmas Fair as you prepare yourself for Christmas, with face painting, a raffle, tombola, hand made cards, jewellery and much more.

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 weekendcare@cvac.org.uk

Victorian Christmas Market

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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