Taster Session

New Year New Us – Healthy Minds Winter Taster Fayre – January 27th

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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
  • & more!

This Girl Can: Women & Girls Kayak Taster Session

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Try kayaking with Halifax Canoe Club who offer a fun, friendly and supportive team of female coaches and a nice warm swimming poolfor just £5 per person including boat and equipment hire.

Thursday 23 February – 8pm to 9pm
At Salendine Nook High School Pool, New Hey Road, Huddersfield, HD3 4GN

Whether it’s your first time in a boat, you are coming back to the sport after a time out or you just want to work on a specific skill, we can help.

To book please email: courses@halifaxcanoe.org.uk or for more events and information about the Halifax Canoe Club visit www.halifaxcanoe.org.uk


FREE fishing taster session in Brighouse – 28 September

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The Canal & River Trust are celebrating National Fishing Month with a series of FREE fishing taster sessions taking place all around the country so go along and see how much fun fishing can be for all the family.

Wednesday 28 September 2016 – 1pm to 6pm
On the Calder & Hebble Navigation at Brookfoot Mills, Elland Road, Brighouse, HD6 2RW

FREE starter kit for those children who wish to attend and adult returners and novices will be made welcome.

If you are interested in FREE fishing taster sessions, click here to register online.

Insight Healthcare presents Wellbeing for Calderdale

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In celebration of World Mental Health Day 2016, Insight Healthcare presents ‘Wellbeing for Calderdale’ with interactive stalls, taster sessions, live performances and guest speakers including Ursula Holden-Gill from ITV’s Emmerdale, Nick Rawsthorne of Halifax RLFC and Luke Ambler Halifax RLFC and founder of #andysmanclub and #itsoktotalk campaign.

Monday 10 October – 2pm to 7pm
At The Shay Stadium, Shaw Hill, Halifax, HX1 2YS

For further informatiom visit www.insighthealthcare.org


FREE taster sessions for ladies wanting to play golf in Elland

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If you’re a lady interested in taking up golf you may want to take advantage of FREE taster sessions being offered so you can do just that!

Thursday’s 14 and 21 of April – 3pm to 4.30pm or 6.30pm to 8pm
At Elland Golf Club, Hammerstone Leach Lane, Elland, HX5 0TA

Contact Dave Astin in the pro shop for further details on 01422 376263 or email daveastin@hotmail.co.uk

Dry Stone Walling – Taster Sessions

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dswaGet involved with dry stone walling, beginners taster sessions on the first Sunday of Every Month

Starting Sunday 4 October 2015 from 9.30am to 12.30pm
At Stainland Cricket Club, HX4 9AJ (Meet in car park outside 1885 The Restaurant)

The cost is £10 per session – For further information and to book a place please contact Roger Depledge on 01422 257020 or email rogerdep@blueyonder.co.uk