Perspectives on Patterns at Bankfield Museum

Opening at Bankfield Museum on Saturday 10 February will be an exhibition ‘Interpretations of Calderdale Museums Pattern Book Collection’ by the Textile Art Group. Discover intricate details, long forgotten patterns and learn more about the history of the textile industry. The exhibition will include art works created by the Textile Art Group inspired by this fascinating collection.

Members of the Textile Art Group will be in the Link Gallery demonstrating a number of different crafts and talking about their work. Free, drop in activity for all ages.

Other activities around this exhibition which continues until 2 June include;

Through my Sketchbooks with Vivienne Brown

Saturday 17 March, 1.30pm to 4pm

Bookmaking with Helen Smith & Joan Burnip

Saturday 24 March, 10.30am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 4pm

Needlepunch Felt & Fibre Painting with Jackie Ford and Denise Teed

Saturday 14 April, 11am to 2pm

Dates for the 2018 Great Get Together

Get the gingham ready!

This year the celebrations of all we have in common start on Jo’s birthday Friday 22 June and continue through the weekend to Sunday 24 June.

Having only just announced the dates for The Great Get Together 2018  Illingworth Moor Methodist Church have already pencilled in Saturday 23 June to hold their event. Last year the event was a huge success.

Make sure you sign up to get all the information you need to bring your community together this Summer at http://www.greatgettogether.org/

Over 50’s Luncheon Club – Dates for 2018

The Halifax and District Irish Society organise the “Over 50’s Luncheon Club” which takes place at The Pellon Social Club, Moor End Road, Halifax. Meetings are usually held every 2 weeks but keep an eye out for the entertainment listings to confirm this.

The Luncheon Club usually operates from 12 noon to about 3pm. (Open from 11.15am).

Live entertainment, dancing, free door entry ticket raffle, main raffle, bingo, domino card and full buffet meal; all this for only £4.00 per member.

All members are issued with a membership card. There is no annual subscription. Members are advised to have this card with them when attending any Luncheon Club meeting. Any lost cards will be replaced without charge.

Dated and numbered tickets are provided and entered into separate free door entry ticket raffle for a £10.00 prize.

Members are asked to advise the committee if bringing a guest. Guests will also pay a charge of £4.00 but they are not entered into the free door entry ticket raffle.

Below are the listings for February to June 2018;

1  February “KEEP IT COUNTRY

15 February “NICKY JAMES

1  March “DERMOT DOYLE

17 March “SEAN KELLY

(St.Patrick’s Day – Saturday 12-4)

29 March “SALLY GLENNON

12 April “PETER MYLETTE

26 April “DERMOT DOYLE

10May “SALLY GLENNON

24 May “GED GRAHAM

7 June “KEEP IT COUNTRY

16 June “THE FABS

(Social/Dance Evening)

21  June “PETER MYLETTE

For Further Information Contact Maurice Kidney by email to maurice.kidney@sky.com or call 01422 343483.

 

Have Your Say! Ovenden Ward Forum – 12 September 2017

Come along to the Ovenden Ward Forum and have your say on what matters to you in your area.

On Tuesday 12 September 2017
At Moorside Community Primary School, HX2 8AP

Refreshments and signing in from 6pm. Meeting starts at 6.30pm.

Up for discussion:

  • Local Ward Updates
  • Police Updates

Halifax Town Centre Improvements – have your say!

Halifax-Town-Centre-to-cropThe proposed scheme for Halifax Town Centre will reduce congestion and improve pedestrian connectivity within the historic core of Halifax. Find out more at a drop-in public event on Tuesday 18th July 2017 4-7pm at Halifax Town Hall, Crossley Street, Halifax, HX1 1UN

Or see www.calderdalenextchapter.co.uk after the event.

North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 7 July – OUT NOW!!

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Featuring

  • Thanks to everyone for making the Beechwood Big Picnic a huge success
  • Eureka 25th Birthday Celebration Weekend
  • Illingworth Fire Station Open Day
  • West View Park Family Fun Day
  • Weekly message from the NHP Energy Levels Project!

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North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 30 June – OUT NOW!!

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Featuring

  • TOMORROW – The Beechwood Big Picnic
  • I.MAKE.FILM Festival at Orangebox 
  • 10th Annual Halifax Food & Drink Festival
  • RSPCA’S Annual K9 Party – Manor Heath Park
  • Weekly message from the NHP Energy Levels Project!

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