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


Calderdale Heritage Walk: Cliffe Hill – The Walkers (and others)

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Calderdale Heritage Walk: Cliffe Hill - The Walkers (and others)

Sunday 15th Sep 2019 – Meet John Brooke at 2.15 p.m. by the Sun Inn on Wakefield Road (A649) in Lightcliffe, HX3 8TH

Looking at a fine residence of yester-year associated with Ann Walker and Anne Lister, which is normally out of sight within its private grounds. We’ll look at the house exterior, its grounds and immediate environs.

For further information and more walks visit

ROKT Kids’ Climbing & Family Tasters

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Available until 30th August

ROKT still have some availability for the kids climbing sessions over summer so why not come along and have some fun?

Children’s climbing sessions include a 2 hour fully instructed session and are suitable for ages 5+. Kids have the chance to try rope climbing, bouldering, caving and games.

Sessions are available from 10.30am until 12.30pm and 2pm-4pm from Monday to Friday throughout the holidays. Visit our website to book your session.

If adults want to join in the fun there are family and group taster sessions available too, for more information please visit our website.

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.

Meet you local PCSO in Brighouse

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PCSO Jane Saxelby-West will be at TESCO in Brighouse on:

  • Friday 2 August, 10am – 11am
  • Tuesday 6 August, 6pm – 7pm

Come along and say hello in August to discuss any issues you may have and get crime prevention advice.

TESCO, Huddersfield Road Brighouse, HD6 1RZ


Superb tennis offer for adults – suitable for any level of fitness

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Haven’t played tennis for a while?  Or perhaps you’ve never played at all? Now is the chance to brush up your tennis skills with some quality coaching at just £2 per person per session.

For a short period only:

Wednesday 3rd, 10th and 17th July – from 2pm until 3.30pm

Park Tennis Club are offering quality, fun coaching sessions to both members and non-members alike.  Emphasis for the programme is on enjoyment and the social side.

At just £2 per person per session, this is an ideal opportunity to brush up your tennis skills with some quality coaching to support you.  Sessions will be tailored to those who attend.

Rackets, tennis balls, tea, coffee and soft refreshments will be provided free of charge, although you are welcome to bring your own racket if you have one.

Just turn up on the day, bring a friend, and have some fun!

email for further information.

Summer Sports Camps at Park Tennis Club

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Looking for activities for your children during the six weeks holiday?

Summer Sports Camps are being held at Park Tennis Club every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. They are open to children aged 5 to 11, with full day, morning or afternoon options to suit you.

In addition, we are holding Tennis Camps for children aged 12-16 every Thursday afternoon.

Details of the summer camps and booking form can be found here

Information is also available on the club website at

Tennis Taster Course for Adults

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We are Park Tennis Club in Brighouse, a friendly club with two well maintained clay courts and a recently revamped clubhouse.

We are supporting the Lawn Tennis Association‘s initiative to advance the interests of the game of tennis for senior players of all standards. Our aim is to encourage sociable, enjoyable, challenging and good value activities with benefits of good health and wellbeing.

We are offering the following programme of fun tennis sessions for adults, suitable for people of any level of fitness. Emphasis for the programme is on enjoyment and the social side, with an opportunity to play more formal singles or doubles games after the sessions.

Tennis is an amazing sport. Anyone can play, whatever their motivation or ability, from all communities and backgrounds. At any age and for a whole lifetime, tennis provides physical, social and mental rewards both on and off court.

Joining a tennis session can provide easy access to partners, coaches, rules of the game, and it’s also a fun way of challenging yourself.

The adult sessions will take place on Wednesday 2nd, 9th and 16th July from 2:00pm until 3:30pm at a cost of £2 per person per session. Follow on opportunities will be available for those who enjoy this taster course and wish to continue playing.

Rackets, tennis balls, tea, coffee and soft refreshments will be provided free of charge, although you are welcome to bring your own racket if you have one.

All of these sessions will be led by organisers with technical/tactical guidance if required.

No booking is necessary, just turn up on the day, but to register your interest, or if you have any queries at all about this course, please contact

The club is now open for play, and anyone who is interested in membership is invited to get in touch; eMail or visit the Park Tennis Club website for further information.

Bookstart Busy Babies #menasparents

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Tuesday 11th June, 10:30am-11:10am at Brighouse Library, HD6 2AF

£2 per child or FREE for Passport to Leisure holders.

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.

For more information please contact Ben Lawrence on 01422 392620. All children must be accompanied by a parent/carer.

Booking not required, please pay on the day.

Men as Parents (1st – 15th June 2019) is a whole fortnight of experiences aimed at helping men in Calderdale to be the best parents/carers they can be. Find out more here…

When Panic Seized the Town: Calderdale Heritage Walks

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The summer programme has fortnightly walks plus extra ones including Bank Holiday Mondays.
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.

The next Heritage Walk is on;

Sunday 2 June, 2:15pm – When Panic Seized the Town.

A major outbreak of smallpox hit Brighouse area in 1892. You will visit the key sights in Clifton to retell the story.

Meet John Brooke at 2:15pm. by the War Memorial in the centre of Clifton HD6 4HP.

Keep an eye on the Facebook page to see any late alterations.

The complete Summer Walks Programme as shown below can be downloaded here.