Mixy Marchers Walking Group and beginners Netball

Mixy Marchers is a walking group held by a group of ladies which was set up in Mixenden by Mandy O’Shea. If you enjoy walking, the group is always welcome to new members. The group meets for walks every Tuesday and Thursday at 6pm outside Holy Nativity Church, Mixenden, HX2 8RX.

The walks tend to last up to 1 hour and 30 minutes with suitable clothing and footwear advised.

If walking isn’t really for you then perhaps you might like the idea of beginners netball. Held Thursday evenings from 6pm to 7.30pm at Ash Green Primary School, Lower Site. Just £2 per session to cover the cost of a trainer (Any money left over will be reinvested into the Mixy Marchers fund for further resources and the development of other physical activities in the area).

For further information, find the Mixy Marchers on Facebook here…

Industrial shanties at The Grayston Unity

The Landubbers return with more industrial shanties, this time in the intimate setting of the Grayston Unity.

Saturday 5 October 2019 – From 5pm to 6pm
At The Grayston Unity, 1-3 Wesley Court, Halifax, HX1 1UH

Please note the venue capacity is 18 so it is best to arrive early

Visitors go wild at Ogden Water

On Wednesday 31st July, North Halifax Partnership Staff Karen Scanlon, Dan Marham and CMBC Community Warden Lee Ackroyd joined The Countryside and Woodlands Team at Ogden Water for a wild Ogden day.

The event was opened by the Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr Dot Foster who welcomed everyone to a fun packed day where they would learn more about local wildlife.  Activities included Minibeast hunts, making an insect hotel, plus indoor crafts  making clay hedgehogs and fuzzy bees as well as educational talks on the importance of bees.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service attended and spoke to visitors about moorland fires along with Moors for the Future who were there in the Bogtastic Van which tours towns and cities to inspire visitors about the iconic moorlands that surround them.

For further information on Ogden Water and to find out what’s on visit www.ogdenwater.org.uk  or contact chris.sutcliffe@calderdale.gov.uk

Illustrated talks at Calderdale Industrial Museum

The wire industry in Calderdale (from cradle to the grave) and Great uncle Percy – Inventor of the cat’s eye are just two of the illustrated talks taking place at Calderdale Industrial Museum over the coming weeks.

Paul Thompson will be giving a talk on the wire industry in Calderdale (from cradle to the grave) –  Wednesday 15th May 2019 at 7.30pm

Glenda Shaw is back by popular demand to give a talk on The man, the business, the legend! Great uncle Percy – Inventor of  Cats eyes – Wednesday 3rd July 2019 at 7.30pm.

CIMA members can go along for FREE and the cost for non members is just £3.

For further information visit www.calderdaleindustrial.co.uk or email info@calderdaleindustrial.co.uk 

Illustrated talks at Calderdale Industrial Museum

The wire industry in Calderdale (from cradle to the grave) and Great uncle Percy – Inventor of the cat’s eye are just two of the illustrated talks taking place at Calderdale Industrial Museum over the coming weeks.

Paul Thompson will be giving a talk on the wire industry in Calderdale (from cradle to the grave) –  Wednesday 15th May 2019 at 7.30pm

Glenda Shaw is back by popular demand to give a talk on The man, the business, the legend! Great uncle Percy – Inventor of  Cats eyes – Wednesday 3rd July 2019 at 7.30pm.

CIMA members can go along for FREE and the cost for non members is just £3.

For further information visit www.calderdaleindustrial.co.uk or email info@calderdaleindustrial.co.uk 

Want to Sing? – Then get Singspired!

Singspiration Choir are a friendly, fun choir who enjoy singing and the benefits singing can have. They believe singing promotes a sense of well being, builds confidence and is good for both our physical and mental health.

They meet on Mondays, 6:00pm – 8:00pm (with a little break for a cuppa and a chit chat).

The first session after Easter will be Monday 29 April, 6:00pm and will meet at Halifax Golf Club, Union Lane, Ogden, HX2 8XR.

There are no auditions, no music to read, and they sing a variety of music styles. They try not to use musical terms and refer to each section as tops, middles and bottoms. Choir members are free to decide which part they want to sing in.

Anyone over 16 yrs welcome.

The first session is a Taster Evening free of charge. Then £6.00 a session paid monthly in advance.

For more information please call either Linda 07739 397892, Pat on 01422 244854 or 07940293578, Dominic on 07835 243335 or look them up on Facebook.

The choir are very friendly and always look forward to meeting new people interested in singing in the choir and having fun.

 

Love Shroggs park? Help shape its future!

Do you use Shroggs Park?  Why not help shape its future and become part of the Friends of Shroggs Park Group

Come along to the next meeting and get involved on Wednesday 27th June 2018 – 6.30pm at St George House, Lee Mount, HX3 5BT

Find out what’s happening in the park.

For further information contact Tony King, Ward Coordinator North East Halifax Neighbourhood team on 0300 555 0266 or email tony.king@calderdale.gov.uk