Singalong with Steve at Blackburn House

Singalong with Steve at Blackburn House, Nursery Lane, Ovenden HX3 5LT.

For aged 60 plus. Steve Brown is a professional musician with a wide range of experience.

Dates (2:00pm on the last Wednesday of each month):

31 October, 28 November, 19 December 2018

30 January, 27 February, 27 March 2019

Stay on for a relaxing time chatting over coffee and cake.

North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 19 October – OUT NOW!

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  • Half Term Activities
  • Halloween and Bonfire Events
  • Hog Houses for Sale!
  • Last chance to see – performances and events this weekend.

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.

Have a great weekend!

Get Active this Autumn

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It’s not all that difficult to squeeze in a few extra exercise sessions during the run up to Christmas and keeping healthy will reap rewards when you come to looking your best during the party season.

To make it even easier we’ve got a fantastic offer to get you started! Join in October and get 12 months membership for the price of 11. That’s 12 months of gyms, pools, courts and classes across Calderdale and with our huge range of activities there’s always something new to try or a new challenge around the corner.

Our fantastic gym instructors are here to help and can provide some top advice about getting fit. Or why not try one of our new classes and exercise with your mates, you can book classes up to 8 days in advance online.
Don’t forget it’s not the amount you exercise and eat between Christmas and New Year that is the problem – it’s what you do between New Year and Christmas that makes the real difference. So sign up for our membership offer today!

From Brighouse to Todmorden wherever you are in Calderdale we’ve got you covered with our special membership offer. #activecalderdale

Halloween Family Event at Creations

Halloween slimeCome to our FREE family event and have some Halloween Family fun with all the family.

On Tuesday 30 October 2018, 11am – 12.30pm

At Creations Children’s Centre, Albert Road, Pellon, HX2 0QD

Food and drink provided. Face painting and Fancy Dress. Everyone invited.

A Sure Start Children Centres – NHP event. 

Dean Clough Ghost Walk

There’s many a mystery been hidden deep in the walls of Dean Clough; hear about Missing Detectives, Hired Killers, Jealous Soldiers and Pregnant Ghosts to name but a few! Hosted by Stod Fold Dean Clough, this Ghost Walk will take you through the unknown subterranean passages of one of Yorkshire’s potentially most dark and satanic mills.

On Wednesday 24 October 2018 at 8.30pm at Stod Fold Dean Clough. Dean Clough, HX3 5AX.
Ghost Walk last approx 45mins-1hr and finishes with a drink (included in the ticket price) in Stod Fold. Only 15 places available

Tickets £10 per person available from Stod Fold includes a drink. Available from Stod Fold Dean Clough either in person, or over the phone 01422 355600.

* You must be 16+ (16-18yr olds accompanied by an Adult)
* Limited Accessibility – many of the hidden routes involve uneven floors and stairways so this event would be unsuitable for those with limited mobility

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Make the Most of You – C&K Careers Workshop

C&K Careers are running a course for adults aged 19+ from their Halifax Centre on Thursday morning for four weeks, starting 18 October 2018

The course take place 9.30-12.30 .

The 4 half day workshops will include a variety of activities and discussion to help you know yourself a bit better. What motivates you – what’s important to you? What you are good at – your strengths. How you like to learn – are you an observer or talker?! What Next – You decide…..

The aim is to engage and support individuals to gain confidence through mindfulness techniques and activities. Become more self-aware and ultimately start considering employment options. It is ideal for those who have been out of work sometime but are eager to do something.

C&K Careers Halifax Centre, 16 Alexandra St, Halifax, HX1 1BS.

Contact Dominique Curran on 07812 971816 for more information and to reserve a place. ckcareers

Suitcase and Spectacles Theatre Company present: Rise of the Shadow Stealers

shadow steelers.jpgThis adventurous adaptation of Knaresborough-based author Daniel Ingram Brown’s first book uses puppetry, music and mime to tell a story that will enthral audiences of all ages.

On Wednesday 31 October, 6pm at Central Library & Archives,

Rise of the Shadow Stealers is the story of a quest for identity and home.

About the show:
Fletcher and Scoop go to a school for Story Characters. The trouble is, they can’t remember their own beginnings. As they search for their missing memories, they become entangled in the tale of the mysterious Storyteller, embarking on a quest that leads them through the shadow to the heart of creation itself.

For more information click here
For Tickets, book here
Family Ticket deals available
Running time: 2 hours (approx, incl. interval)