Brighouse Artisan Market this weekend

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Sunday 29 September 2019 – 10am to 4pm

If it’s food you’re looking for, then look no further than Brighouse Artisan Market with 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 there will be a wide variety of street food, from a Pakistani street buffet to a hog roast or Mongolian stir-fry to Pie and Peas, there is sure to be something to tickle your taste buds.

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

You can find out more about this at: Visit Calderdale .

Wellholme Park Children’s Centre – Open Morning

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Go along and take a look at some of the things that go on at Wellholme Children’s Centre.

Saturday 28th September 2019 – 10am to 12pm
Wellholme Park Children’s Centre, Bradford Road, Brighouse, HD6 4AF

  • Have a look around the fabulous nursery setting
  • Meet our dedicated nursery staff
  • Sample some of the delicious foods we serve to the children
  • See what extra-curricular activities are offered and more…

For further information please call us on 01484 714768

The Last Memory play in Elland

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Join Staying Well on Wednesday 25 September, 7pm at Elland Cricket Club for a performance of the moving play ‘The Last Memory’ by Alan Stockdill.

The play tells the story of how Talking Stock producer, Catherine Pasek cared for her father in his final years and the challenges and experiences of living with dementia.

Call us to book a FREE ticket or for more information – 01422 392767.the last memory.png

HAOS Productions presents Shrek The Musical

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Make way for some ogre-sized family fun as HAOS Productions brings the greatest fairy tale never told to the Victoria Theatre this summer.

18th to 22nd of September 2019 – 7.15pm
Victoria Theatre, Fountain Street, Halifax, HX1 1BP

Based on the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks Animation film, this hilarious and spectacular production turns the world of fairy tales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy. Featuring all new songs as well as the cult Shrek anthem ‘I’m a Believer’, Shrek brings all the much-loved characters you know to life on stage – destined to delight audiences of all ages!

Tickets from £19.75*Click here for further details or to book.

Leaving the European Union – a message from Calderdale Council

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Message from Robin Tuddenham, Chief Executive of Calderdale Council
Leaving the European Union – our role in the Council

The Prime Minister has stated that the UK will formally leave the EU on 31 October 2019 with or without a withdrawal agreement. As that date approaches, the Council is busy planning to ensure that Calderdale is as prepared as it can be for whatever happens.

Read this latest update from Robin which includes a summary of the current position what it all means for Calderdale, what action the Council has already taken and what happens next.

If you need support to apply to the EU Resettlement Scheme, there are FREE sessions to help 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

On Saturday 7 September Customer First will also be at NHP’s Beechwood Big Picnic to advise local residents about the EU Resettlement Scheme.

Elland Show – 15 September

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elland show.jpgThe Rotary Club of Elland is organising its annual Elland Show on Sunday 15 September 2019 at Elland Cricket Club, Hullen Edge Rd, Elland.

Featuring displays of cars, Motorcycles, birds of prey, military vehicles, Ferrets and other attractions.

Food stalls will complement the attractions and craft stalls making for an enjoyable day for all.

Again, this year, a flypast by one of the BBMF ( Battle of Britain Memorial Flight ) aeroplanes is booked.

Something for all to see. Please go to for more information.

And if you want to bring your interesting vehicle along to display at the show, please see the website for details of how to book it in.

DoodFest 2019

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doodfest2.jpgDoodFest 2019 is a fundraiser that will be raising money to help provide guidance & support to young adults with Epilepsy, as well as their carers and families. Show your support by donating for your entry wristband for this fun packed day!

Saturday 14 September 2019 from 12noon – midnight at 30 Church Lane, Southowram, HX3 9TD

Tickets here

Please note that this is a CASH ONLY event!!!

– Talk Boy
– Regiment
– Taming Rayner
– Lady
– Allora
– Lagoons
– Artio
– Finn Crossley & Lunan
– DJ S H a U N a
– DJ’s Sunchyne & Lollipops

Food & Games – TBC

Want to show your support? Donate here:

We’re happy for all donations no matter the size.

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Bat Walk and Talk

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Saturday 14 September 2019, 7.30 – 9.30pm at Cromwell Bottom Nature Reserve, Elland

Hosted walk and talk by Calderdale Council Countryside team. Meet Robin Dalton at 7:30pm in the car park.

Bring torches/warm clothes/insect repellent etc.

If weather is adverse, folk can contact Robin on 07712867619 to check that the event is going ahead.

Overgate Hospice Midnight Walk

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The Midnight Walk is now in its 12th year and over the last 11 years has seen thousands of walkers take on the nighttime challenge for Overgate raising in excess of £560,000!

Choose from our 7 or 13 mile route and join us as we take to the streets of Calderdale in memory of our loved ones.

From midnight on Saturday 14 September through to Sunday 15 September

Price: £15. Tickets from

For more information about our Midnight Walk please contact the Fundraising Team on 01422 387121 or email

Overgate Hospice

Brighouse Mum2mum Market Nearly New Sale – 8 Sep

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Sunday 8 September 2019 from 13:15-15:15 at Lightcliffe Academy Sports Centre
Stoney Lane, HX3 8TL.

Buy top quality baby and children’s secondhand goods at our award winning, pop-up baby and children’s market nearly new sales.

Admission £2 on the door, children free