Women’s Table Tennis at Halifax Table Tennis Centre

Fancy trying something new? Played years ago and want to have another go?
Then this is for you.

Halifax Table Tennis Centre now has a session just for women.

Every Wednesday7:00pm-9:00pm.

£3.50 per session. First session free.

No need to book, just turn up!

Table Tennis is a great game for all ages and abilities. You can quickly learn enough to have a fun evening and for those who want to go further coaching and match play are available.

The centre is located in Calderdale Business Park, Club Lane, Ovenden HX2 8DB. The entrance is from the 1st car park when coming down Club Lane.

For more information contact Jackie Wood 07704 214097.

Have Your Say! Calderdale Council Talkback Panel

Do you want to have a say on the issues facing Calderdale?

Each month Calderdale Council ask the Talkback panel about a key issue, such as waste and recycling, littering, road safety, physical activity, parks, budgets, vision, museums, libraries, air quality, social care and much more.

They are now looking to recruit new volunteers and it’s really quick and easy to register! Visit the webpage for more information.

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Open Day – Calderdale Adult Learning

Calderdale Adult Learning will be holding a FREE Open Day on Saturday 1 September, 10:00am-1:00pm at Heath Campus, Free School Lane, Halifax.

If you’re thinking of returning to work, or simply want to develop some new skills, CAL has a wide choice of courses to offer to suit all abilities.

The FREE OPEN DAYS allow you to meet the friendly staff who will help you decide what is right for you. Functional and GCSE English and Maths – ICT – ESOL – First Aid – Food Safety – Security – Level 3 Education and Training and lots of other courses too.

Meet the tutors; find out more information and maybe try your hand at a range of interactive activities. No need to book just go along for a cup of tea or coffee and an informal chat – why not take the kids, partner, parents, work colleagues, friends – you’ll all experience a warm welcome!


Cirque Beserk! Comes to Victoria Theatre

Showcasing the finest in traditional circus thrills and skills, Cirque Berserk! celebrates the 250th anniversary of the invention of Circus by bringing this treasured form of live entertainment bang up-to-date in a jaw dropping spectacular created especially for the theatre.

With the first performance on Thursday 6 September, 7:30pm tickets can be purchased from the box office or online at https://www.victoriatheatre.co.uk/whats-on/cirque-berserk#performances.

Other performances are as follows;

Combining contemporary cirque-style artistry with adrenaline-fuelled stunt action, this astoundingly talented international troupe includes over thirty jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, drummers and daredevil stuntmen. Featuring the world’s most hair-raising circus act – the legendary motorcycle ‘Globe of Death’.

Heritage Walk: The Wainhouse Trail

Meet David Nortcliffe on Monday 27 August, 2:15pm by the base of Wainhouse Tower for a 2 hour walk through the area where John Edward Wainhouse operated. Looking at his life, his properties and his famous feud with Sir Henry Edwards.

This is a Calderdale Heritage Walk and there is a charge of £3 (all ages) – no booking needed.

Access on foot from Wakefield Gate (off Skircoat Moor Road), Halifax.

(If you plan to ascend the Tower and walk the trail on the same afternoon, you’ll need to do the ascent first starting around 1:15pm as the Tower will have closed by the time the walk ends!).

  • Easy walk on level paths
  • Bus available to near starting point
  • Walk – please wear appropriate footwear and clothing.

North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 10 August – OUT NOW!

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  • Halifax Agricultural Show This Weekend
  • Last Chance to Have Your Say on the New Leisure Centre
  • Happy Valley Pride Festival
  • Kes at the Square Chapel
  • Free Summer Activities at Orange Box Young People’s Centre

The Friday Flyer is our weekly e-newsletter which includes upcoming events, activities, information, local services and themes. We hope you will find this informative and useful. Let us know what you think.

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Kite Festival at Ash Green and Mixenden Activity Centre

There are FREE family workshops to make kites and flags as part of FLY! Thursday 23 August, 11:00am–2:00pm at the Portacabin, Ash Green upper site.

Free picnic lunch provided

Also, make an LED kite on Tuesday 11 September, 4:30 – 7:00pm at Mixenden Activity Centre.

KITE NIGHT is Tuesday 25 September, 6:45-8:30pm at Mixenden Activity Centre .

Fly your LED kite in the dark! Affordable food on sale.

Then we come to,  FLY! Kite Festival Saturday 29 September, 11:00am-5:00pm Hunter Hill, Mixenden.

Kites, workshops, stalls, fun!