Oct

Public Open Day at Ravensprings Park – This weekend

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Owned by Brighouse and Halifax Model Engineers, Ravensprings Park will be open to the public this weekend providing rides on two different railway tracks

Sunday 13 October 2019 – 1.30pm to 5pm
Ravensprings Park, Cawcliffe Road, Brighouse, HD6 2HP

Price is just £3 per adult and £2 per child – Find out more at www.bhme.co.uk

There is a large safe grassed area for children to play with refreshments and ice cream available in the club house.

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.

Dog training and obedience course @TheSpace

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This 10 week dog training course with The Happy Dog Training Academy starts on Wednesday 2 October 2019 at The Space, Field Lane, Rastrick HD6 3JT

Puppies (under 12 months) 7-8pm. Adult dogs (over 1 year) 8-9pm

We teach owners how to train their dogs with 1:1 tuition. We offer

  • general obedience training – sit, stay, down, walking on the lead and more
  • beginners obedience training to the Good Citizens Award standard
  • Health and nutrition

£40 for the 10 week course.

Up to date vaccination certificate needed on the first lesson. Maximum of 15 dogs per lesson so booking required. Email thehappydogtrainingacademy@gmail.com or phone 07490 719752.

Find us on Facebook @thehappydogtrainingacademy

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

The Space at Field Lane – Mini Festival

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Drop in for a brand new family fun day festival at The Space at Field Lane in Rastrick.

Saturday 12th October 2019
At The Space at Field Lane, Burnsall Road, Rastrick, HD6 3JT

With Arts and Crafts including spin art, badge making, junk modelling, and the biggest table of LEGO! you’ve ever seen!

Alongside this the Even Poorer Theatre Company will be performing promenade characters entertaining everyone inside and outside of The Space.

Plus, incredible local live music, from young musicians, gigantic inflatable sculptures on display outside of the The Space’s entrance, and the cafe will be open for refreshments.

Join the fun for FREE!

Crime Scene & Forensics Author Talk With ‘Ashley Dyer’

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Join us for an evening of Crime Scene Investigation with writing duo, Margaret Murphy and Helen Pepper aka ‘Ashley Dyer’ at Rastrick Library on Friday 11th October 2019. Don’t delay, tickets will go quickly!!

AsThe cutting roomhley Dyer is the pen-name of novelist, Margaret Murphy, working in consultation with forensics expert and Vera and Shetland adviser, Helen Pepper.  Splinter in the Blood was their debut novel as a Ashley Dyer. The sequel, The Cutting Room, was published in June 2019.
Join us at Rastrick Library for an evening of Crime Scene Investigation with bestselling crime writing team; Margaret Murphy and Helen Pepper.
Margaret and Helen also write under the pen name of A. D. Garrett.

Click here to book your ticket

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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Explore Wellness with Healthy Minds in Brighouse

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Healthy Minds invites you to explore what wellness means to you using images, collage making and discussion.

On Thursday 10 October 2019, 11am – 1pm at Brighouse Library.

The workshop is FREE though booking is essential.

Refreshments and nibbles provided.

For further details, and/or to book your place, please call 01422 345154 or email info@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk.

www.healthymindscalderdale.co.uk

 

Brighouse Artisan Market

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Starting 25th Aug 2019 10.00am-4.00pm

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Brighouse’s town centre will host an Artisan Market, celebrating independent producers and makers. The town will once again welcome talented traders from the local area with an array of different farmers, artisans and vendors offering lots of different things.

If it’s food you’re looking for, then we have locally made cheeses, bread made by local bakers, meat from local farmers and a great selection of cakes and sweets. Jams and chutneys made from locally sourced fruits or delicious pork pies from a local pig farmer to a delicious chocolate fountain.

In case you feel hungry during your visit we have a wide variety of street food offering shoppers food that is not only healthy, but environmentally friendly.

There is a wide selection of locally produced crafts, ranging from jewellery to glassware, soaps to ceramics and bags to knitwear.