FREE Creative Writing Course at King Cross Library

The aim is to develop writing skills and to produce a collection of work.

Writing exercises suitable for novices or more experienced writers.

Starting with pair work and group writing.

Two meetings per month from 26th January to 25th May on;

  • 26 January 2019 – 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • 9 February 2019 – 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • 23 February 2019 – 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • 9 March 2019 – 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • 23 March 2019 – 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • 6 April 2019 – 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • 27 April 2019 – 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • 11 May 2019 – 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • 25 May 2019 – 1:00pm-3:00pm

For more information, see King Cross Library or telephone: 01422 288028.

Please note, there is a 3 week break between course dates around the Easter holidays.

FREE Graffiti Workshop at King Cross Library

Meet Graffiti Artist Jake Gardiner (aka Klonism) and get inspired to create your own graffiti masterpiece.

The 4 workshops at King Cross Library is for 12 -1 8 teens on Tuesday 22 August 2017  and are; 10:00-11:00, 11:00-12:00, 13:00-14:00 and 14:00-15:00.

You will be using paint pens and permanent markers to upcycle vinyl records or canvasses with your unique graffiti ‘Tags’.

Places are free but limited so please book in advance at  call 01422 392638 or email

Storytots for ages 2-4: Oi Frog! At King Cross Library

Frogs sit on logs… don’t they? What happens when frog changes the rules? Come along to this action packed session based on the hilariously funny book by Kes Gray and Jim Field. You will listen to stories and make your very own frog to take home with you

Tuesday 11 April 2017 – 2pm to 3pm
At King Cross Library, Haugh Shaw Rd, Halifax HX1 3BG

Tickets cost just £3 per child or £2 with a Passport to Leisure and must be purchased in advance from

All children must be accompanied by a parent/carer

For more information please contact Shelley Bullas on 01422 392638.

King Cross Christmas Light Switch On

Come and sing some carols round the tree with the St Paul’s Church choir, accompanied by members of the West Yorkshire Police band. Locals shops will be open for you to get some festive treats and a special appearance from Father Christmas himself!

Friday 2 December 2016 – 2pm to 4.30pm on King Cross Road with lights switch on at 4pm

Plus a FREE screening of A Muppets Christmas Carol (U) at 4.30pm at King Cross Library

Park Ward Heritage Festival – October 2016

park-ward-heritage-festDid you work at Macintosh’s? Or go to school at St Mary’s? Send your memories of places and buildings in Park ward that mean something to you, so that a “ Community
Heritage Display” can be pulled together for everyone to celebrate.

Send pictures, stories or videos to or take them in to Halifax Central Initiative at Queen’s Road Neighbourhood Centre, HX1 4NE

Tuesday 25 October – 2pm
Meet at Lister Lane Cemetery for a guided tour around historical landmarks

Wednesday 26 October – 10am to 1pm
Views from Wainhouse Tower – Adults £2.50, Children £2, Family £8

Friday 28 October – Starts at 2pm with doors open at 1.30pm
King Cross Library – FREE stories from local residents who describe life in Park ward from
1940s to 1970s.

For more information call 01422 365948 or email

IT Training for older people with Age Uk

it training picDrop in and get one to one basic IT training sessions every Wednesday from 10am to 12noon at the Pellon Network Centre or at one of the following Calderdale Libraries:

  • King Cross Library
  • Elland Library
  • Brighouse Library
  • Rastrick Library
  • Northowram Library

Referral forms

Complete referrals should be returned by post to Age UK Calderdale & Kirklees, 4-6 Square, Woolshops, Halifax, HX1 1RJ

A career to inspire you with West Yorkshire Police

WestyorkspoliceAre you the sort of person who loves to help people and always looking to make a difference?

Why not consider applying to become a Police Officer

Apply today at

Or find out more on the following dates:

  • Saturday 23 April – 12pm to 2pm – King Cross Library
  • Tuesday 3 May – 5pm to 7pm – Queens Road Neighbourhood Centre