The Illingworth Messenger – April 2017

There’s lots going on in and around Illingworth and you can find it all in one place!

The Illingworth messenger provides information of upcoming events, activities, local news, adverts and much more… read the April edition here…

If you would like something advertised in the Illingworth Messenger, items can be handed in to your church representative, dropped off at Illingworth Moor Good-As-New Shop or emailed direct to Irene Mulhall at irene.mu@blueyonder.co.uk

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New Wheelchair Accessible Gym at Threeways

Machines Gym is opening Calderdale’s first fully wheelchair accessible private gym and personal training studio. The aim is to provide a place where everyone is able to train in a friendly environment.

Go along to the grand opening on Saturday 1 April – 12pm to 4pm and see what they have to offer!

They have a variety of equipment available all of which is wheelchair accessible, but that doesn’t mean you have to be in a wheelchair to be welcomed at Machines as everyone is welcome.

MACHINES GYM – Threeways Centre, Nursery Lane, Halifax, HX3 5SW

Contact Neil Foulds for more info Tel: 07887 835581 Email: machinestraininguk@hotmail.com Facebook: machinestraininguk

Easter fun: Egg Hunt at People’s Park

Join the Easter fun with your family and take part in an Easter egg hunt at People’s Park for children (must be accompanied by an adult).

Sunday 2 April – 11am to 1pm
At People’s Park, King Cross Rd, Halifax

For further information call Halifax Central Initiative on 01422 365948

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day 2017

“An unprecedented global health and healing event unfolding around the planet & Yorkshire!”

On Saturday 29 April 2017
Dean Clough, Halifax HX3 5AX at 11am.
Just turn up and join in the tutor-led session…

What is World Tai Chi & Qigong Day?
It is a global celebration of Health and Happiness
http://www.worldtaichiday.org/ABOUTwtcqd.html

Beginning in New Zealand, World Tai Chi Day unfolds across the time zones of the world spanning 60 countries and 6 continents. In a world often dominated by negativity, the ancient Chinese arts and medicines of Tai Chi and Qigong present a spectacular visual event promoting calm and wellness both locally and worldwide.

View a short video of World Tai Chi & Qigong Day in Dean Clough in 2015

Dementia event with the Calderdale Women’s Interfaith Group

The next event with the Calderdale Women’s Interfaith Group is a joint meeting with another group who are carrying out a project on Dementia this year.

Wednesday 5 April – 10am
At St Andrew’s Methodist Church, Huddersfield Road, Halifax, HX3 0AT

You will hear from Jayne O’Connell about dementia and how we can all help to improve the quality of life for people in our town who live with dementia.

Pick up your Calderdale Events and Festivals guide

Visitors to Calderdale this spring and summer can now start to plan their trip, with the release of the annual Calderdale Events and Festivals guide.

The colourful guide is crammed with over 30 entries of indoor and outdoor events taking place right across Calderdale, between April and September.

Calderdale Events and Festivals guide is available in Calderdale libraries, visitor centres and museums. Also keep an eye out for it in visitor attractions across West Yorkshire.

For details of events and festivals in Calderdale all year around visit www.visitcalderdale.com

New Memory Lane Café in Halifax

For just £2 which includes refreshments you can go along to a new memory café in Halifax. Enjoy games, crafts, activities or get support, advice and information.

Two Thursdays every month at Age Uk, 4-6 Woolshops, Halifax, HX1 1RJ

  • Thursday 23 March 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Thursday 6 April – 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Thursday 20 April – 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Thursday 11 May – 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Thursday 25 May – 10.30am to 12.30pm

Future dates to be announced.

For information contact June on 01422 706373 / 07920 549131 or by email to contactmemorylanecafe@gmail.com