If you can’t make it to the Halifax Gala on Saturday why not go down to join in with the Elland Lane Children’s Treat.
Huddersfield Amateur Football Club are holding a free fun day for all! Includes bouncy castle, rodeo bull, photo booth and more on Saturday 10 June 11 am – 4 pm. The event is being held at Huddersfield Amateur Football Club, Old Earth, Elland Lane, Elland, HX5 9ES.
HAFC was established in 1905 and currently run four senior men’s teams in the Yorkshire Amateur League (formerly the Yorkshire Old Boys League) and a full boys junior section (see HAFC JUNIORS).
The on and off pitch facilities just outside Elland, between Huddersfield and Halifax, are some of the best in amateur football in the whole of West Yorkshire.
New members are always welcome! For further details please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Register now for the Summer Mountain Bike Challenge in aid of Overgate Hospice. On Sunday 18 June starting at 9 am from Overgate Hospice you can take either an 18 or 26 mile route. Registration is £18 pre-entry or £25 on the day. You can register at mbc.overgatehospice.org.uk email email@example.com or call fundraising on 01422 387121.
Join the Overgate Hospice Choir and Hammonds Saltaire Band for an evening of magical music – “Breezin’ Down Broadway” at All Saints on Savile Road, Elland Saturday 3 June 7:00 pm.
Tickets are £12 and can be purchased from Overgate Hospice by calling them on 01422 373252. Tickets are also available from http://www.wegottickets.com, http://www.overgatehospicechoir.co.uk Harveys Department store or Shoesmiths in Halifax.
Next Step Childcare out of school and holiday club.
Based in Elland and offering unique and excellent childcare for children across Calderdale aged between 3 and 16 years for 50 weeks of the year.
They offer an inclusive service to children with additional needs with our location having appropriate access and facilities.
From September they will be offering the 30 hour funded entitlement for eligible working families with 3 and 4 year olds.
Prices are competitive with additional sibling discounts available upon request.
Term time or holiday only contracts are available.
They pick up from the following schools –
- Cross Lane Primary School Elland
- Old Earth Primary School Elland
- Church of England Primary School Elland
- West Vale Primary School
Please contact Vicky on 07786895655 for further details.
As part of the celebrations for Elland’s 700th birthday Square Chapel is working with artists from Two Destination Language to collect and share the stories of the people who remember Elland’s past, make it what it is today, and have dreams for its future.
The project is called LANDED, and as part of it two artists will be based in CraftLocker (77 Southgate) in Elland next week so if you’re passing, drop in and have a cup of tea and a chat, or come to one of their drop-in sessions with an arts activity:
- Monday 22 May – 2pm to 4pm: Drawing
- Tuesday 23 May – 10 to 12noon: Poetry
- Wednesday 24 May 2pm to 4pm: Origami birds
- Thursday 25 May – 2pm to 4pm: Creative writing
- Friday 26 May – 10am to 12noon: Painting
At other times, just pause for a chat, or give Alister a call on 07786 911954 to set up an appointment if you want to be sure to meet us!
All sessions (and the tea) are free!
The Elland & District Partnership are looking for new members preferably with I T skills and an enthusiasm to regenerate the Town.
Elland District Partnership (EDP) is a Not-for-Profit Company, Limited by Guarantee that works alongside a variety of stakeholders (including Calderdale Council) to create a thriving business and social community in the Elland And District area. They work in partnership with the council and other appropriate organisations to assist, promote and encourage such regeneration.
They also require a person with financial skills to fill the position of Treasurer.
This year marks the 700 year anniversary of Elland becoming an official market town. The town received a Royal Charter on 24 February 1317 from King Edward II allowing it to host a weekly market, as well as two fairs a year.
Elland library are hosting an event to celebrate this on May 25 2pm – 4pm. Use objects, photos and maps held at Elland Library – and bring some of your own – to inspire new writing about Elland, whether the distant past or your own personal or family memories.
Poetry or prose, no writing experience necessary.
Tickets available for free from Eventbrite Calderdale Libraries
For more information about this event contact Elland Library on 01422 374472
RSPCA Halifax and Huddersfield will be having a Motown Night at Berties in Elland with a live DJ playing all the best Soul and Motown favourites with a little bit of funk mixed in for good measure!
This is a great opportunity for a night out with your friends, family or colleagues to start the bank holiday weekend off in style. There will be plenty of entertainment on the night with optional games and competitions to help raise vital funds for your local RSPCA branch.
Tickets are only £5 so get in touch now to book your place or you can purchase online by clicking here: www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Halifax/Berties-Banqueting-Rooms-Elland-Halifax/Motown-Night/12954937/
Contact Fay on 01422 341160 or Faygibbons@rspca-halifaxandhuddersfield.org.uk for more details.
The latest Heartbeat newsletter is packed with information on events, walks, classes and more.
Whether you want to try Tai Chi, enjoy a social evening or join a lunch club there’s something for everyone!