Arts and Crafts
BEGIN 2 CHANGE – Creative Well-being and Empowerment for women
Verd de Gris announce their next 14-week well-being course for women in Calderdale.
This course has been designed to be responsive to YOUR needs, YOUR situation. With group sessions and 1-2-1 support to help rebuild confidence and make important changes in your life.
Find out more on the Verd de Gris Facebook page
“This project is everything to me. It has changed my life!” Sophia
“I’m not nervous anymore. I don’t have panic attacks. I’m like a new person. Now I’m saying YES to new opportunities” Shaminsharon@verddegris.orgKeep up to date with other events as they happen by following Verd de gris arts on Facebook, on Twitter and Instagram Twitter @verddegris Instagram @verddegrisThis is open to women of any age or background in Calderdale NO CREATIVE EXPERIENCE NECESSARY NO PRESSURE – JUST GENTLE ENCOURAGEMENT Come join us embark on an amazing uplifting journey! To book a place please contact SHARON: Mobile: 07907 822323 Email:
Where: The Old Courthouse, Blackwall, Halifax, HX1 2DL
When: Every Monday 10:30am – 12:30pm except holidays
Starting: Monday 17th April
Rock Painting workshops for February Half Term with Alex Abel
Alex Abel, freelance illustrator and Arts Educator will be running Rock Painting workshops for children and young people during the half term, one at the Orange Box and the other at the Kickstart Wellness centre in Greetland.
Places are £8 per child and this include all the materials needed for the workshop.
You can pay on the day but you need to book in advance.
Monday 13th Feb: 11am-12pm – ages 10-15 years @ The Orangebox, Central Halifax, next to the Piece Hall entrance.
Facebook Event Link: https://fb.me/e/3xXzwhKwZ
Wednesday 15th Feb: 10am-11am – ages 8-12 years , Kickstart Wellness, Greetland.
Facebook Event Link: https://fb.me/e/2ltmWw8Lf
To book contact : email@example.com or 07905 315914
New Year New Us – Healthy Minds Winter Taster Fayre – January 27th
Healthy Minds Calderdale are excited to invite you in their open day, where they want to introduce you to all their amazing services!
Come chat with our volunteers and staff about what our NEW Warm Space Drop Ins, Volunteer-Led groups and Befriending Service can offer you or the people you work with.Enjoy some warming food and drink and take part in yoga, mindfulness, allotment and arts & crafts taster sessions.
You can also learn about our other fabulous projects, like:
- Safespace – One-to-one support for anyone in distress (Ages 16+)
- Link – Intensive support for people ‘stuck’ in a crisis loop
- & Welfare Rights
Drop in anytime from 10am – 1pm on Friday, 27 January.
Yoga sessions will start at 10:30am and 11:30am; Welfare Rights service information talk at 12:30pm.
The event will be held at our main office: 1 King Street, Halifax, HX1 1SR
This is a unique opportunity for professionals to gain first-hand insight into our holistic mental health provision, services and activities so that you understand what patients and service users experience when referred to Healthy Minds.
In particular, you can learn about:
Our new, volunteer-led Peer Support programme
Warm space drop-ins
Like Minds befriending service
Safespace – One-to-one support for anyone in distress (Ages 16+)
Link – Intensive support for people ‘stuck’ in a crisis loop
- Welfare Rights
Knitting group at Project Colt in Elland every Friday morning
We are looking for ladies (or gentlemen!!) to join our knitting circle to knit some teddies for Zarach.
Zarach is a charity that provides and delivers beds and basics to children in Poverty.
This helps families in crisis rise up from surviving to thriving.
Eat. Sleep. Learn.
So if you would like to be part of our knitting team, in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office on 01422 377176 or you are more than welcome to just turn up, on Fridays 11am-1pm at Project Colt, Elland Bridge, Elland, HX5 0SG
Free Singing Workshop and Christmas Party with Time Out December 22
Time Out free Christmas holiday workshops open for bookings!
Focus4Hope Arts and Crafts Mondays at Morrisons Elland Cafe
Join Focus 4 Hope every other Monday for the brand new Create & Craft Club!
This club runs every fortnight and each time we’ll be doing a range of craft activities including jewellery making, pebble decorating, card making and much more.
We want to bring people together to help alleviate isolation and make new friends.
We’ll serve drinks, biscuits & snacks whilst enjoying decorating plant pots and then planting the seeds. You can take your pots home and watch them grow
You can bring the kids along in the school holidays too.
For more information contact
Kat on 07756 053009 email email@example.com
Richard 01422 393704
Find out how the meeting on Monday July 11th went!
Kindly funded by Staying Well Calderdale
Elland’s Happiness Lab Showcase Friday 15th July at 7pm
- A preview of our happiness exhibition of drawing and writing from local groups, schools, and individuals (the full exhibition will be in Elland Library from 18th July)
- A wonderful documentary film about the project, made by the brilliant Rainbow Trout Films
- A ‘taster menu’ of live dance performance – each one inspired by the themes that have emerged from the project. Performed by local community members and Curious Motion dancers, with choreography by myself and the performers.
- There will of course be brews, refreshments and light snacks available too (vegetarian/ vegan).
WOW : Weeks Of Wellbeing from Calderdale Adult Learning
Weeks of Wellbeing, or WOW for short, is a two week long wellbeing event to tie in with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
The event brings to you taster classes focused around art as a means to improve wellbeing and includes sessions of arts and crafts, recycling basics, first aid skills, a taster in Portuguese, health, wellbeing and mindfulness among others. Some courses have a small charge, some are free.
Download the full WOW course schedule here
To enrol please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01422 392820
As part of the WOW event, Calderdale Adult Learning are hosting the
Jubilee Art competition open to all Calderdale residents aged 19 and over.
The competition closes on the 6th June and there are some exciting prizes up for grabs, including high street vouchers and a hamper of premium art supplies.
If you have any questions or would like to know more, please do not hesitate to get in touch – we can be reached at this email address (email@example.com) or by phone on (01422) 392 820.
More information on the Calderdale Adult Learning Facebook page
Calderdale Adult Learning provide a variety of courses for over 18s looking to learn new skills, meet new people, and try out new hobbies.
Calderdale Adult Learning, Unit 4 Heath Campus, Free School Ln, Halifax HX1 2PS
Elland Spring Craft Fair May 22 at Working Mens Club
Come to the Spring Craft Fair on Sunday the 22nd of May at Elland Working Men’s Club to enjoy a fun afternoon of arts, crafts, stalls and delicious food!
You will find stalls with cakes, buns, coffee and tea, choices of hot and cold food, as well as tombola, raffles and places where you can buy an assortment from cosmetics and jewellery to candles and arty ornaments.
Free entry, from 12pm – 3pm
Elland Working Men’s Club, Roseberry St, Elland, HX5 0HT