Todmorden

Health Challenges and Living with Disability beyond Covid-19

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Parasol Disability Group are hosting a community research event at Todmorden College on
Thursday 22nd September 2022 from 1.30 – 3.30pm
to publicise research about Disability and Health as we move beyond the Shadow of Covid and make positive recommendations for the future.

The event may be held in Todmorden but we will be promoting our research across Calderdale – by including community groups and other potential allies who are based in Todmorden, Hebden Royd, Halifax and other areas of Calderdale.

Register here : Community research event:
Health challenges and disability beyond Covid-19 Tickets

Download Flyer here (PDF)

In the first half of the meeting we will be going through the 7 headings of our research findings about Disability and Health – as we did previously with our on-line meeting in April.  This includes Professional Support, Voluntary Sector Support, Friends and Family, Personal Care, Family Carers, Getting Out and about, Friends and Community, Disability Rights and Access.

In the second half of the meeting, we will be discussing our recommendations in an open forum.  These themes include Listening to and involving local citizens more in local decision-making, tackling inequalities and upholding the rights of disabled people.  We welcome your ideas or suggestions on how we can follow-up our initial research in practical ways.

Register at Community research event: Health challenges and disability beyond Covid-19 Tickets, Thu 22 Sep 2022 at 13:30 | Eventbrite

Let’s Grow! Free Family events schedule

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Join the Let’s Grow Team on an event near you and have a go with tactile, outdoors experiences around growing and learning about the wonderful world around you!

These free, family friendly fun sessions offer something for the whole family to enjoy. Babies and small children are welcome.

Next sessions as follows:

Sowerby Bridge – Wednesday 3rd August
Tuel Lane Car Park, next to Tuel Lane Lock

Todmorden – Thursday 4th August
Pollination Street Garden

Elland – Friday 5th August
Southgate Bandstand

Brighouse – Saturday 6th August
The Parklets, Bethel Street Car Park

Let’s Grow coming to Calderdale on a location near you!

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Let’s Grow comes to Calderdale visiting Lower Valley for a week of hands on outdoors experiences around growing and learning about the wonderful world around us!

Start the summer holidays with our free, family friendly fun sessions! Each session is hands on with something for the whole family to enjoy.

Sowerby Bridge – 3rd August
Tuel Lane Car Park, next to Tuel Lane Lock

Todmorden – 4th August
Pollination Street Garden

Elland – 5th August
Southgate Bandstand

Brighouse – 6th August
The Parklets, Bethel Street Car Park

Free Energy Saving Workshop – save money on your energy bills

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Want to stop wasting money on your energy bills?
Want a warmer, cosier house?

As energy prices are rising and set to continue doing so, you may benefit from tips on becoming more energy efficient or find out what help there is. Join the free Citizens Advice Calderdale workshop at Todmorden Learning Centre on Thursday 23rd June 2022 from 10:30 – 12:30.

Get energy saving tips and a FREE bag of energy saving goodies, including LED bulbs and draught excluders.

Spaces are limited so booking is essential. To book, please email susan.thorpe@calderdalecab.org.uk

Venue: Todmorden Learning Centre and Community Hub, Community College, Burnley Rd, Todmorden OL14 7BX

Buggy Battles, Imagineers, Industrial Sewing, Repair Cafes and Many Events

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Noisy Toys, the enterprising team behind Halifax’s resident Robot Wars have a bucketload of events and happenings for you. There is a video featuring the lockdown buggy battles which is extremely amusing and worth your while!

RJam Imagineers (Starting May 4th) at the Tod Makery as a monthly event. Prior booking required

For more info on this event, see below

Weekly code/making club for age 14+ at Todmorden Makery on Mondays 4-5pm
https://noisytoys.org/event/game-making-code-club-14-mondays-4-5/

The promo video for Buggy Battles is finished, showcasing some of your amazing creations from the lockdown battle.

Buggy battles restart from June, we will have some workshops and you can attend the Battle Event which will be 9 July. Workshops  will take place either at Hebden Bridge or Mytholmroyd.

Previous buggies can be entered and this time you can come along too!

Please watch the video and pass it on: https://noisytoys.org/buggy-battles/

Here are some upcoming events this week at the Makery. There are many, many events coming soon. Have a look at this post on our website to find out more.

About RJam Imagineers Event : There will be a good mix of things to do and find out about. The main things are:

* Game Making – coding arcade like games – play some made by young people and find out how to do it yourself.* Buggy Battles  – have a play with simple programmable small fighting robot buggies* Textiles and technology – we will be running a project coming up mixing lights and textiles in creative ways – let’s get started by trying out the sewing machines that we have.

RJams (originally Raspberry Pi Jams) were started in Preston by Alan O’Donohoe – they are a great mix of activities and places to share your projects and find out about new ones. Alan is joining us for this launch. He is always entertaining and inspiring!

 

Venue: Todmorden Makery

Dark Matter Promotions live events in Todmorden

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Come to our live events, enjoy live entertainment, alternative music scene with performers pushing the boundaries at the Golden Lion in Todmorden.

Tickets for each event can all be found on Skiddle through each event’s link.

 

April 24, Open mic comedy evening
https://fb.me/e/14ChD8oMb
Watch established comedians test out new material – always a good night.

 

April 29, Black Doldrums + Bones Shake
https://fb.me/e/4fGz6rvyc

 

May 14, Band Showcase to highlight new talent
https://fb.me/e/3bQADxhma

 

Thursday May 5th, Fog Box Comedy  
presents ANGELOS EPITHEMIOU + special guests | Facebook

Saturday 28th May Music: 

 

Saturday 14th May Music showcase 
Dark Matter Band Showcase | Facebook
7 bands including Kyogen, Gdansk81, Legs on Wheels, Bingo Harry to name a few plus DJ Glenn Evans

 

Events take place at the Golden Lion, Fielden Square Todmorden.
Tickets can be purchased in advance from Skiddle (follow event’s facebook link) or on the door for a slightly higher cost.

The Golden Lion offers stunning Thai cuisine, you could make a night out of it!

Looking forward to seeing you!

Code & Crumble club from the Noisy Toys starting next Monday

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Noisy Toys would like to announce their new group, Code & Crumble club.

The club starts up on the next 2 Mondays 28th March / 4th April from 4-5pm, and then weekly after the Easter holidays. This will be informal session with partially-led activities in a safe and collaborative working space.

The club runs at the Todmorden Makery, a community workshop & repair centre based in the Todmorden Learning Centre (the old college, next to Aldi).

We have a fantastic game-making project developed by Mick Chesterman, which involves a simple game that turns out to be a bit broken. So… we fix it! Then we learn to develop & design our own games.

We will also have loads of Crumble stuff for more hands-on physical making.

Buggy Battles

No Buggy Battles yet- it’s still exclusive to the Media Museum for now.

We will have a public battle in June, until then we can still build our own and learn some new strategies.

For more information:

https://noisytoys.org/event/code-crumble-club/

Please contact Stephen Summers with any questions
e: steve@noisytoys.org
t: 07766517711
w: www.NoisyToys.org

Dark Matter Promotions live events in Todmorden

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Come to our live events, enjoy live entertainment, alternative music scene with performers pushing the boundaries at the Golden Lion in Todmorden.
Tickets for each event can all be found on Skiddle through each event’s link.
March 19, Attila the Stockbroker
A journey through 40 years of Attila’s work. Spoken word, dub poetry, acoustic songs, early music
With Isaac Dennis-Hughes – politi-comedy musician
https://fb.me/e/1v4EZrOj5

April 1, Callum Easter with special guests HANN
https://fb.me/e/cy5swUY5F

April 2, Tensheds + Locean + The Short Causeway
https://fb.me/e/14aMtT2CD

 

April 24, Open mic comedy evening
https://fb.me/e/14ChD8oMb
Watch established comedians test out new material – always a good night.

April 29, Black Doldrums + Bones Shake
https://fb.me/e/4fGz6rvyc

May 14, Band Showcase to highlight new talent
https://fb.me/e/3bQADxhma

Events take place at the Golden Lion, Fielden Square Todmorden.
Tickets can be purchased in advance from Skiddle (follow event’s facebook link) or on the door for a slightly higher cost.

The Golden Lion offers stunning Thai cuisine, you could make a night out of it!

Looking forward to seeing you!

Dark Matter Promotions live events in Todmorden

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Live music and comedy nights are back and Dark Matter Promotions have lined up a list of gigs you may be interested in.

 

  • 8th October The Hanging Stars, Philip Quinn and Red Tin Dave
    https://fb.me/e/Wd3a7nhD
    The Hanging Stars channel the sounds of The Byrds, Big Star and The Flying Burrito Brothers with hints of Mojave 3 and The Allah Las – mainlining the dying embers of the early 70s psychedelic folk and cosmic country scenes.

 

  • 27th November Gdansk81, Dog Daisies and Isaac Hughes-Dennis:
    https://fb.me/e/1JrAIeTql
    Gdansk81 are a post-punk 6 piece band with a unique sound and DIY approach that takes influence from the sounds and culture of a post-Thatcherite Manchester and Liverpool generation.
Events take place at the Golden Lion in Todmorden. Tickets can be purchased in advance from Skiddle (follow event’s facebook link) or on the door for a slightly higher cost.

The Golden Lion offers stunning Thai cuisine, you could make a night out of it!

Looking forward to seeing you!