How Warley Town Celebrated the Queen’s Jubilee

Thanks to a £500 Ward form grant the Warley Community Association were able to organise a very well attended Jubilee celebration.

There were lots of stalls and activities available with several entries for the best crown competition.

Deputy Mayor Cllr Stephanie Clarke also attended the event helping to crown the Jubilee Queen.

Despite it being a touch cold the event was a success and a good time was had by all.


Do you have a project in mind that could benefit from a  little help? Find out how a Ward Forum Grant could help get your project going!

The Next Ward Forum Grant round closes on the 24th of June but a new round will start afterwards, so keep checking!

Memory Lane Cafe’s June Harvey named Platinum Jubilee Champion

Memory Lane Cafe Calderdale is delighted to announce that June Harvey, our Cafe Co-ordinator and Volunteer Manager, has been named as one of 490 Platinum Jubilee Champions by the Royal Voluntary Service.

June was one of 70 who were selected to be invited to attend the Platinum Party at the Palace on Saturday followed by the Big Jubilee Lunch with the Duchess of Cornwall at The Oval on Sunday.

This well-deserved nomination reflects her work in establishing,  running and developing the cafe, expanding its reach, fostering our volunteer team and inspiring others to develop similar cafe operations.


Congratulations June!!

All the Platinum Jubilee celebrations near you !!!

Prepare to be amused as the region gets ready to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in style! Calderdale rises to the occasion with a galore of celebrations with something for everyone.

There will be street parties aplenty, dancing, bunting, arts and crafts, tea and cream cakes (obviously!) so take a look and find what is going on near you!​

June 4th from 2pm :  Warley Community Association Saturday 4th June between 2.00 and 5.00pm

June 2nd – 6th : Four days of floral art and live music in Halifax Minster, completed by the Jubilee Civic Service.

June 5th from 2pm : Elim Church Street Party at Illingworth Children’s Centre

Calderdale Adult Learning : Jubilee Art competition closing June 6th and WOW: Weeks of Wellbeing, from June 6th to June 18th

Time Out Calderdale events for Children and Young people aged 10-19. Jubilee themed events 31st May – 1st June

June 8th : Dress up and Dance through the Decades Jubilee carers dance from 12:30pm

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee full list of Celebrations around Calderdale

Bankfield Jubilee Exhibition running until July 16th


Have a Wonderful Week!

TimeOut FREE Half Term Workshops at The Orangebox

Time Out Calderdale have lined up a number of fun events for young people throughout the Half Term week! From a Jubilee Street Party from Hell(!) to various arts and crafts activities and dancing sessions at the Orange Box, there is something for everyone!



If you are between 10-19 and you would like to come and have some fun with the Time Out staff/Volunteers and other young people – have a look at the website: 

Booking is essential so please reserve your place: Book Here Now

To find out what we do, take a look at our schedule here


WOW : Weeks Of Wellbeing from Calderdale Adult Learning

Weeks of Wellbeing, or WOW for short, is a two week long wellbeing event to tie in with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee starting June 6th to June 18th.

The event brings to you taster classes focused around art as a means to improve wellbeing and includes sessions of arts and crafts, recycling basics, first aid skills, a taster in Portuguese, health, wellbeing and mindfulness among others. Some courses have a small charge, some are free.

Download the full WOW course schedule here

To enrol please email or call 01422 392820

As part of the WOW event, Calderdale Adult Learning are hosting the
Jubilee Art competition open to all Calderdale residents aged 19 and over.

The competition closes on the 6th June and there are some exciting prizes up for grabs, including high street vouchers and a hamper of premium art supplies.

If you have any questions or would like to know more, please do not hesitate to get in touch – we can be reached at this email address ( or by phone on (01422) 392 820.

More information on the Calderdale Adult Learning Facebook page

Calderdale Adult Learning provide a variety of courses for over 18s looking to learn new skills, meet new people, and try out new hobbies.

Calderdale Adult Learning, Unit 4 Heath Campus, Free School Ln, Halifax HX1 2PS

The Friday Flyer will enjoy its Royal Dues…

That is to say, week commencing May the 30th, we will be taking a break, to best enjoy the Platinum Jubilee Week and celebrations.

You will receive a circular on the 3rd of June but we won’t be making any announcements or posts during that week.

Everything will return back to normal on Monday the 6th of June.

We wish you a great prolonged bank holiday!

The Friday Flyer Team

Carers Wellbeing Service Dress Up and Dance through the Decades! June 8th

Carers Wellbeing Service would like to invite you and the person(s) you care for to dress from your favourite decade and join us for an afternoon of singing and dancing to celebrate the Queen’s Jublilee, Carers Week and Making Space’s 40th Anniversary!

Wednesday 8th June 12:30 – 3:30 pm

At the King’s Centre (near People’s Park)

So get your dancing shoes on, put on your fancies and your sparkle and come to the Dress Up and Dance through the Decades event!

The Event will include lunch, professional entertainment, a raffle, tombola, Jubilee photo booth and a prize for the best dressed!

For more information, please ring : 01422 369101

Venue: The King’s Centre, Park Road, Halifax HX1 2TS