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TimeOut FREE Half Term Workshops at The Orangebox

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Time Out Calderdale have lined up a number of fun events for young people throughout the Half Term week! From a Jubilee Street Party from Hell(!) to various arts and crafts activities and dancing sessions at the Orange Box, there is something for everyone!

     

 

If you are between 10-19 and you would like to come and have some fun with the Time Out staff/Volunteers and other young people – have a look at the website:

www.timeoutcalderdale.co.uk 

Booking is essential so please reserve your place: Book Here Now

To find out what we do, take a look at our schedule here

 

TimeOut : Plans for Easter Hols = Sorted! 🐥

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Easter Holiday Activities Bookings Open!

The wait is over, we are ecstatic to announce… drum roll please… 🥁

OUR EPIC EASTER HOLIDAY ACTIVITY PROGRAMME IS OUT!

Free activities for kids across Calderdale to enjoy next week, including…🎨 Healthy Holidays activities from Monday to Thursday at The Artworks📖 Time Out Creative Fun Day – Creative Writing Word Hunt & Let’s Create art workshop at The Imaginarium, Halifax Central Library.🥊 Boxing workshop with Northern Powerhouse Boxing Academy, OL14 6EG💃 Dance Workshop with Curious Motion at Calderdale Young People’s Service Orange Box🎲 Fun and Games session with Nicki at Calderdale Young People’s Service Orange Box🐣 Easter Eggstravaganza day at The Outback Community Garden and KitchenAnd last but not least…🍄 Our fungi art exhibition of the Underlands project as part of Hebden Bridge Arts Festival exhibition ‘Land Marks’ at Gibson Mill, NT Hardcastle Crags (free entry, no need to book)Click on the individual events in our online calendar to book: www.timeoutcalderdale.co.ukSpaces are limited so please book soon to avoid disappointment… ⏰

Check out the timetable below!

Or click on the posters below to book a specific activity!

       
       
       

 

Any questions? Get in touch with us at:📧 timeout@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk 📞 01422 345154📱 FacebookInstagram and Twitter

Delightful Dance fun at the Orange Box February 25th

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Time Out Calderdale and Curious Motion come to the Orange Box in Halifax to introduce you to dance through fun sequences and activities with time to create your own ideas and find out how you like to move.

This workshop is aimed at young people and it is designed to be accessible to all capabilities.

Booking is essential. To book your place, email timeoutbookings@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk

Download Delightful Dance pdf

 

Venue: Orange Box young people’s centre, 1 Blackledge, Halifax, HX1 1AF

Invictus Children’s Mental Health Week projects

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Invictus, West Yorkshire Children and Young People’s Mental Health Charity have planned the following for Children’s Mental Health Week 2022.
Phoenix Radio – daily recordings from young people talking about what enables them to grow and how they support others grow
Trinity Academy, Project Challenge, Calderdale College- ALSO National geographic editor Tim Herbert volunteered for Invictus and he will be interviewed by young people.
Orange Box – Project Challenge are creating a display to promote Mental Health Week which will be on social media.

Tree of Life 2 day Creative Writing Workshop

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Healthy Minds Calderdale would like to invite you to their Creative Writing Workshop, titled Tree of Life.

In this creative writing workshop you will be exploring your own personal stories and your unique journeys, using the metaphor of a tree’s growth as a guide.

The workshop will run on two days over two weeks at the Orange Box in Halifax (details below).

Dates: Tuesday 11th January: 12:30 – 2:30pm
Tuesday 18th January: 1.15pm – 3.15pm

Refreshments will be provided.

 

To book please contact Hayley:
t: 07845014927
e: Hayley@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk

 

Venue: The Orange Box, 1 Blackledge, Halifax, HX1 1AF

Time Out Christmas Fun Days at the Orange Box

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The weather outside is frightful, but our festive kid’s activities are so delightful!

We are back at Orange Box on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st December with lots of fun, FREE activities!
Check out the full schedule of activities for our festive fun days, and book for individual workshops via the link: https://bit.ly/3rNMjZx
Or find out more about individual workshops at our website: https://www.timeoutcalderdale.co.uk/timetable.html

Free Creative Writing Workshop at the Orange Box

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Would you like the chance to get your work published on the Time Out website? Come to our workshop led by author and Time Outer Tara Guha and learn how to express yourself through creative writing.

 

Wed 18th Aug 2 – 4pm
Orangebox Youth Centre,1 Blackledge,Halifax HX1 1AF

To book, complete the online booking form and quote the name and date of the workshop: https://forms.office.com/r/WqKNGYkeHt

Any questions? Get in touch by emailing us at: timeout@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk

FREE Spreadsheet Accounts Training at Orange Box

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The 2 week course starts on Tuesday 19 March, 9:30am-12:30pm at Orange Box, 1 Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1AF. It is for people aged 19+ who want to learn how to set up book-keeping on a spreadsheet. It is suitable for people who want to become more familiar with spreadsheets or get to know the basics of book-keeping, perhaps in order to start a business, help with a voluntary group or charity, or just keep track of personal finances.

You will learn;

  • How to use a spreadsheet, including entering numbers, using calculations and formulae
  • the structure of a book-keeping spreadsheet
  • setting up categories of income and expenditure
  • setting up bank and cash accounts

To find out more and to register for the course contact Sarah Coates at West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS) on 01132 706291 or email sarah.coates@wycas.org.uk

FREE Summer Holiday Activities at Orange Box

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Orange Box young people’s centre will be hosting FREE Summer Holiday activities over the school holiday for ages 13 – 19 years.

Activities will run from Wednesday 25 July to Friday 31 August, 2:00pm–4:00pm, Monday – Friday (excluding August Bank Holiday).

This Summer Holiday activities will be taking on a health and well-being theme, chosen by our young people. Get active in the fitness workshops run by Orange Box volunteers and young people.

Enjoy art and design sessions for a mood boost and release your inner interior designer by upcycling a piece of furniture!

You will also have the opportunity to create something stylish to wear with Worn Reborn, show your talents on our open mic stage, sing karaoke, climb the bouldering tunnel, play table tennis and pool, skate in the rooftop skate park and try a Mindfulness or Drama workshop delivered by Time Out Calderdale.

There will also be access to Youth Works drop-in which is a safe space for young people aged 13-25 to go along, ‘chill out’, listen to music, access the internet or have a brew.

The drop-in is always staffed by youth workers who can offer advice, information, support or guidance on the whole range of issues that affect young people.
The drop in is open weekdays from 3:30pm to 5:45pm.

No need to book, just turn up – you will need to register when you arrive (with parent or carer if under 16) if you haven’t already, or you can fill out a registration form here and bring it with you when you come.

Activities will vary from week to week so keep an eye on the Orange Box Facebook page for regular updates.

FREE Half Term Activities at Orange Box Young People’s Centre

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Orange Box young people’s centre will be hosting free Half Term activities over the school holiday for ages 13 – 19 years. Activities will run from Tuesday 29 May to Friday 1 June, 2:00pm–4:00pm.

This Summer Half Term activities will be taking on a health and well-being theme, chosen by our young people. This time there will be a particular focus on the negative effects of gang culture and crime explored through Drama.

Enjoy the art and design sessions for mood boost and release your inner interior designer by upcycling a piece of furniture!

You will also have the opportunity to create something stylish to wear, show your talents on our open mic stage, sing karaoke, climb the bouldering tunnel, play table tennis and pool, skate in the rooftop skate park and try our drama workshops.

There will also be access to Youth Works drop-in which is a safe space for young people aged 13-25 to come along, ‘chill out’, listen to music, access the internet or have a brew.
The drop-in is always staffed by youth workers who can offer advice, information, support or guidance on the whole range of issues that affect young people.
The drop in is open weekdays from 3:30pm-5:45pm.

No need to book, just turn up – you will need to register when you arrive (with parent or carer if under 16) if you haven’t already, or you can fill out a registration form here and bring it with you when you come.

Here’s what’s happening each day:

Tuesday 29 May, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Open Mic/ Karaoke – bring your instruments, plug in and perform live on our Acoustic Stage. If you don’t play an instrument then why not sing along to our many backing tracks on Karaoke
Ping Pong / Pool – challenge a friend to a game or learn to play with a member of staff
Skating – practise your tricks or have a go for the first time in the rooftop skate park
Drama – Explore the themes of gang culture through Drama with students from Calderdale College’s BA Honours in Acting Performance course
Bouldering – climb your way around the bouldering tunnel

Youth Works drop-in – ‘Chill out’, listen to music, access the internet or have a brew. Staffed by youth workers who can offer advice, information, support or guidance 3:30pm – 5:45pm (ages 13-25)

Wednesday 30 May, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Furniture upcycling / Arts and Crafts – make old furniture look new again or try your hand at making crafts
Drama – Express yourself through Drama with techniques lead by the Time-Out team
Open Mic/ Karaoke – bring your instruments, plug in and perform live on our Acoustic Stage. If you don’t play an instrument then why not sing along to our many backing tracks on Karaoke
Ping Pong / Pool – challenge a friend to a game or learn to play with a member of staff
Skating – practise your tricks or have a go for the first time in the rooftop skate park
Youth Works drop-in – ‘Chill out’, listen to music, access the internet or have a brew. Staffed by youth workers who can offer advice, information, support or guidance 3:30pm – 5:45pm (ages 13-25)

Thursday 31 May, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Fashion upcycling – release your inner fashionista with Worn Reborn http://www.wornreborn.co.uk/
Furniture upcycling / Arts and Crafts – make old furniture look new again or try your hand at making crafts
Open Mic/ Karaoke – bring your instruments, plug in and perform live on our Acoustic Stage. If you don’t play an instrument then why not sing along to our many backing tracks on Karaoke
Ping Pong / Pool – challenge a friend to a game or learn to play with a member of staff
Skating – practise your tricks or have a go for the first time in the rooftop skate park
Youth Works drop-in – ‘Chill out’, listen to music, access the internet or have a brew. Staffed by youth workers who can offer advice, information, support or guidance 3:30pm – 5:45pm (ages 13-25)

Friday 1 June, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Open Mic/ Karaoke – bring your instruments, plug in and perform live on our Acoustic Stage. If you don’t play an instrument then why not sing along to our many backing tracks on Karaoke
Ping Pong / Pool – challenge a friend to a game or learn to play with a member of staff
Skating – practise your tricks or have a go for the first time in the rooftop skate park
Bouldering – climb your way around the bouldering tunnel
End of week Party end the week with a DJ dance party and lighting effects in the atrium!
Youth Works drop-in – ‘Chill out’, listen to music, access the internet or have a brew. Staffed by youth workers who can offer advice, information, support or guidance 3:30pm – 5:45pm (ages 13-25)

For more information call 01422 433200 or email hello@orangeboxhalifax.org