Overgate Hospice Heroes this Saturday October 1st at Illingworth Sports Club

 

Overgate Hospice Heroes invite you at Illingworth Sports and Social club

Saturday October 1st from 12 onwards

Come along for a family friendly fun day and enjoy a BBQ and Live Music along wtih many fun activities for the kids!

Your contribution wil  help raise vital funds for people living with life-limiting illnesses.

 

Venue : Illingworth Sports and Social Club, Keighley Rd, Halifax HX2 8HA

Overgate Treecycle Scheme helps you dispose of your Christmas Tree

Take out one of the hassles of clearing out the Christmas and New Year leftovers by making sure your natural tree will be responsibly taken away, while providing much needed help to a good cause!

Overgate Hospice bring their Christmas Tree recycling initiative yet once more. For a donation of £10 towards the vital work done by the Hospice, they will collect and dispose of your natural Christmas Tree.

For full information visit Overgate Treecycling Scheme

Collections will begin on January the 6th of January.

To book, visit Overgate Treecycling to fill out the online form or call 01422 387121.

Please ensure you have removed all decorations, lights, any bases from your tree and leave it somewhere easily accessible for the volunteers.

The scheme is kindly supported by Green Valley Arborists, Ripponden Christmas Tree Farm and GBWoodfield commercial vehicles.

40th Anniversary Overgate Hospice Midnight Walk September 18th

The Overgate Hospice Midnight Walk will return on Saturday 18th September, with both the 7 and 13 mile routes starting and finishing at North Bridge Leisure Centre, Halifax.

Many participants will walk in memory of a loved one while others do it for fun or a challenge with friends, family or even their dog!

Claire Howard, Event’s Organiser said; “As we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Hospice, the Midnight Walk will mark the occasion perfectly by bringing our community together for a very special night. We are so grateful to everyone that has signed up so far and cannot wait to welcome you on the night.”

Registration is just £15 and this includes your t-shirt, post walk medal and goody bag, and refreshments on the night. To register visit www.overgatehospice.org.uk or call 01422 387121.

Overgate Colour Run 2019

 

If you haven’t heard of a Colour Run get ready to be amazed! This year, this fun family event will be held on Saturday 13 July at Savile Park, Halifax. It consists of a 5km route with runners being doused in coloured intervals culminating in a ‘Colour Party’ at the finish line.

The Overgate Colour Run celebrates its sixth year in 2019 and they are looking forward to making it the most colourful yet! Since it began in 2014 the Overgate Colour Run has seen more than 5,000 supporters take on the 5km course raising over £180,000 for the Hospice.

Registration for this year’s event is now open and you could be on the start line as we get colourful for Overgate.

Click here to register online or call the Overgate team on 01422 387121.

A Ribbon of Rainbows at Overgate Hospice

 

Help to fill the Overgate Hospice gardens with a rainbow of coloured ribbons on Saturday 1 June, 11:00am-4:30pm as a tribute to the special people who have brought colour into your life. Dedicate a ribbon online at https://www.overgatehospice.org.uk.

Car Boot Sale in Aid of Overgate Hospice

Overgate Hospice will be holding a car boot sale on Sunday 10 March, 10:00am-12:00pm st the Calderdale College car park, Francis Street HX1 3UZ.

To book your space at just £10 per car email fundraising@overgatehospice.nhs.uk or call 01422 387121.

‘The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace’ at Halifax Minster

Overgate Hospice Choir is proud to be presenting Karl Jenkins’ moving work on the one hundredth anniversary of the end of World War One on Saturday 13 October, 7:00pm at Halifax Minster.

‘The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace’ is a powerful and compelling account of the consequences of war and the world’s hope for peace. Commissioned for the millennium by The Royal Armouries and dedicated to the victims of the Kosovo crisis, this work is a contemporary example of a mass based on the 15th century French song L’homme armé (The Armed Man). Set within the framework of the Christian mass, The Armed Man, uses both sacred and secular texts.

The choir will be joined by the Youth Orchestra of Musica Kirklees (was Kirklees Music School) and their Music Director Thom Meredith.

The choir will also be joined by three treble soloist from the Halifax Minster Choir; Rosie Barber, Martha Hill and Madison Tasker.

Tickets at £12 are available from:

  • Overgate Hospice, 30 Hullen Edge Road, Elland HX5 0QY
  • Harveys of Halifax, Commercial Street, Halifax HX1 1LJ
  • Shoesmiths, Commercial Street, Halifax HX1 1BE