On Saturday 17 November, 11:00am, Santa will arrive on a sleigh pulled by Rudolph the vintage tractor at Kershaw’s Garden Shopping Centre launching the family Fun day.
There will be free face painting & mince pies, fun and games, competitions, balloon magic, Christmas crafts and special offers for mums and dads, with music from Hipperholme community choir
Santa will be at the garden centre until Christmas and children can visit Santa’s Grotto at just £7.99 per child. See the website for booking details at www.kershawgardencentre.co.uk/santa
This event, suitable for children 0-8 years of age will give free access to the gym as well as party games, snacks and other activities.
Whilst the event is free, places are limited so please call Field Lane Children’s Centre on 01484 386621 to book a place.
Are you slightly confused by social media or tempted by Twitter? Overwhelmed by the virtual world, yet wishing you could understand more about how to attract new customers?
If you’d like to learn new digital skills for your business, then No Nonsense Networking in partnership with UCVR* are bringing Google experts to the Calder Valley. So join us in Brighouse on Tuesday 13 November 2018 where our Google partners will be presenting some of the innovative ways to get noticed online.
Who is this for?
We are supporting businesses in Calder Valley affected by the ongoing economic impact of the 2015 floods. We are prioritising businesses in Brighouse, Elland and Sowerby Bridge at this event.
- 7.30 Registration, Refreshments & pastries
- 8.00 Introduction to Digital Advertising shows small businesses how to attract new customers by optimising their presence on Google, gathering consumer insights and online advertising
- 9.00 Social Media Strategy explores how to create a business strategy based on your business goals
- 10.30 Writing for Social media is great for small business owners, looking to develop interesting content, headlines and ad copy. You’ll also develop a tone of voice that reflects you and your business.
We look forward to meeting you all.
Kate, No Nonsense Networking, Alison and Stephen, *Upper Calder Valley Renaissance
Lots of people are looking forward to this year’s Christmas Market in Brighouse with over 70 stalls of locally made crafts, street food, cakes, cheese, gin and much more.
Stretching over the weekend of Saturday 24 November and Sunday 25 November, the market will include the Christmas Light Switch-on on Saturday 24, 4:00pm.
Check out the latest updates on the market Facebook event Page.
There’s still time to book for the ‘M is for Murder’ event at Brighouse Library, this Saturday 20 October, 10am till 3pm, with 3 fabulous authors, which also includes a creative writing workshop for any budding writers. Don’t miss out!
In conjunction with The Canal and River Trust, Calder Navigation Society, Sainsbury’s Brighouse and Incredible Edible, Prego Italian Cafe Bar & Restaurant is organising the 5th Brighouse Canal Clean Up.
To take part meet at Prego Restaurant just before 10am on Sunday 21 October for registration.
The clean up will run until 12 noon when volunteers will be offered a bowl of pasta from Prego as a thank you. Refreshments and snacks available throughout, provided by Sainsbury’s Brighouse.
For more information contact the events team on 01484 715566
Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band Marks The 100th Anniversary Of The End Of World War One, With A New Release “Last Post Home”.
Entitled “Last Post Home” the track has been specially written by Della Holliday and Adrian Williams in memory of those who served, or fell, in the Great War of 1914-18.
Members of the Honley Male Voice Choir were enlisted to sing the track. The brief given to their Musical Director, Steven Roberts, was to record a vocal performance which captured a hint of the common man marching to war.
Last Post Home, has a haunting melody with evocative lyrics about a soldier’s last letter home. Dramatic, progressive harmonies and ethereal countermelodies help capture and reflect the emotion of life, and death, in the trenches of World War One. Read more…