OSCA Christmas Fair and Tabletop Sale December 4th

Following last year’s successful tabletop and Christmas Fair, the OSCA Foundation will be holding this event once again at the Enderby Hall of Forest Cottage.

Sunday 4th December at Forest Cottage

Sellers: Set up from 8:30am
Buyers and general public: 9am

As always, there will be refreshments available from the bar at the hall and no doubt a couple of treat stalls available!

If you would like to book a table, please contact Neil on 07530874386. Tables cost £5.


OSCA foundation
Forest Cottage
Cousin Lane
Ovenden, HX2 8AD

Happy Thriftmas! December 10th at Forest Cottage

Come to a Christmas fair unlike any other you’ve ever been!

Saturday 10th December from 1pm to 4pm!

This event is the first and possibly one of its kind!

A family Fun Day with Tips and Tricks to save money and enjoy a Greener Christmas!

Free Event – bring an unwanted gift to ‘Swish’ if you wish!

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Thriftmas Poster Flyer Download (PDF)

This is a free community event where you can enjoy some festive fun, craft and
refreshments but with hints and tips on ways to save money whilst enjoying a greener

Christmas can be a stressful time, with the pressure to provide a magical experience for everyone. Even without the cost of living crisis, the festive season can put a strain on our budgets.

We’ve done the number crunching and put together our best tips for saving money without compromising on how you celebrate.

Come along to find ways to do things a bit differently with handmade gifts and decorations and tips to create new traditions that really make Christmas special.

There will also be local organisations to talk about the services and support they offer
to advise and assist local people.


Bring along any unwanted gifts, Christmas jumpers or other festive things for our
swishing table and swap them for something you could make better use of instead.

There will lots of ideas, hints and activities showing easy ways to reduce the environmental impact of Christmas while still maintaining those traditions we all know and love!

Venue: Forest Cottage, Cousin Lane, HX2 8AD

There is a carpark available and the building is accessible on the ground floor.

For more information, please call 01422 392 767
or email stayingwellproject@calderdale.gov.uk

Tom Good live at the OSCA Foundation Bar November 19th from 8pm!

On Saturday November 19th OSCA is proud to present Tom Good from 8pm onwards.

Tom is a talented local acoustic music performer, covering popular, well known songs from the 60s to the present day. Highly recommended by those who have seen him before, he has been touring Halifax recently and he will be singing live at Forest Cottage in Ovenden.

Find more about Tom Good on Facebook

As always, the OSCA bar will be open before and after the event.

Doors Open 7pm – Free entry – Bar – Live Music




Other activities at the OSCA Foundation

OSCA foundation
Forest Cottage
Cousin Lane
Ovenden, HX2 8AD

Next Tabletop Sale at the OSCA November 20th – Book a table now!

Following the success of the last sale, OSCA Foundation will be holding another one on Sunday 20th November.


Tabletop Sale
OSCA Foundation – Forest Cottage – Enderby Hall
Sunday 20th November
Sellers from 8:30am
Public from 9:00am until the sellers are gone!

Sellers: £5 per table – Set up from 8.30am (we are usually on site a bit earlier)

 Buyers: Doors open 9am – Free entry to those buying only

 Refreshments available : Tea- Coffee – Chocolates- Crisps (Sorry we do not provide cooked food)

End – When the sellers have left!!!!

There are plans for further tabletop sales during December 2022 – January 2023 on the following days

  • Sunday 4th December 2022
  • Sunday 18th December 2022
  • Sunday 8th January 2023
  • Sunday 22nd January 2023


Other activities at the OSCA Foundation

OSCA foundation
Forest Cottage
Cousin Lane
Ovenden, HX2 8AD


Watch the FIFA World Cup on the Big Screen at OSCA!

OSCA Foundation at Forest Cottage will be showing full coverage of England’s opening fixtures in the FIFA Football World Cup on the Big Screen in OSCA’s fully licensed pub.

Monday November 21st Kick off 1PM
England v IRAN

Friday November 25th, Kick off 7PM

England v USA

Tuesday November 29th Kick off 7pm

England v WALES

Come down and support your team in our friendly pub!


Other activities at the OSCA Foundation

OSCA foundation
Forest Cottage
Cousin Lane
Ovenden, HX2 8AD


Next OSCA Tabletop sales: November 6th and 20th starting at 9am

Remember remember the 6th of November, our Table Top sale will be on!

OSCA Foundation are continuing their sales events. With the days getting darker and colder, these sales are now Table Top sales taking place in the Enderby hall at Forest Cottage.

Sellers can arrive for 8:30am and buyers can come from 9am. Tables will be provided. It’s £5 per table.

Coffee, tea and biscuits will be available to purchase for a reasonable price.

Next confirmed sales events: November 6th and November 20th

Proceeds go towards organising more events at the OSCA including live music gigs.

Other activities at the OSCA Foundation

OSCA foundation
Forest Cottage
Cousin Lane
Ovenden, HX2 8AD


Acoustic Dogz live at the OSCA October 8th

Continuing with bringing you live music, the OSCA Foundation presents: Acoustic Dogz October 8th on Stage at 8pm.

Playing acoustic music from the last 50 years, they have promised a good 70s/80s night!

Find more about Acoustic Dogz

Admission is free and the bar will be open with a wide selection of drinks.