Dads R Us Christmas Party 2014

dads r us xmas party logoJoin the Dads R Us group at Illingworth Moor Methodist Church on Saturday 13 December 2014 9.30am to 12.30pm for Party food, Party Games and to see Santa.

The event is open to everyone and all male carers are welcome to attend with your children and partner and this year we are asking all of the dads to help at the party by helping to run party games.

The morning will start off with plenty of fun and games, followed by party food whilst the children visit Santa and receive a FREE gift.

Just turn up on the day but if you require further information, please contact Nathan Watts on 07711 064867 or via email at

Dads R Us is a volunteer-run support group based in North Halifax, for dads and male carers of children within the area to get together and get involved in lots of activities with their children and other dads throughout the year.

For more information on the Dads R Us group, visit

Christmas Blizzard Fun Swim at Halifax Pool

Head down to Halifax swimming pool on Sunday 21 December for the Blizzard Christmas Fun Swim.

Check out the Christmas outfits, fake snow or get into the festive spirit with the Christmas music from 1.15pm to 2.15pm and again from 2.45pm to 3.45pm.

The cost is £4.20 for children or £3.75 with a Passport to Leisure and adult prices are £5.25 or £4.20 with a Passport to Leisure.

Your child can also enter the Halifax Pool, Christmas colouring competition. Simply download an image below for their age range and once coloured return it to a member of staff at the Halifax Pool upon your next visit.

Imagine Theatre and Belgrade Theatre present Santa’s Dizzy Day

Santa's-DD-detailGo along to the Victoria Theatre this weekend for an interactive show crammed with festive fun.

The show lasts approximately 35 mins and will take place on the following dates and times:

  • Thursday 4 December – 1.30pm and 3.30pm
  • Friday 5 December – 10.30am and 12.30pm
  • Saturday 6 December – 10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm

Your children can sing songs, meet Santa, and hand him their very own Christmas letter before receiving a special gift and specially designed paper will be available on the day or can be downloaded in advance from here.

Tickets cost just £10 for Children (including a gift from Santa) £7 for Adults (but no gift!) and Nursery or pre-school groups of 12+ all seats £9 with gift or £7 without.

If you would like to book tickets for this event online, please click here.

Broad Street Plaza Christmas Light Switch On!

Come along to Broad Street Plaza on Tuesday 18 November 2014 for our Christmas light switch on.

There’ll be presents from Santa, a performance from St Michael and All Angels School choir, mulled cider and lots of prizes to be won.

The switch on starts at 5pm and will finish at 9pm with the lights being switched on at 7pm by the town Mayor, so come along with the family and enjoy yourself.

Find us on Facebook for more information… We hope to see you there!

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Shelf pre school Christmas fayre

poster_medium jpg xmas fayre 2014Go along to Shelf village hall for Shelf pre-schools’
Christmas fayre on Saturday 29 November 2014 from 2pm till 4pm.

There will be lots to get involved in including a number of stalls ranging from jewellery and toys to food and drink.

Have your photo taken with Santa and see which special guest will be riding the sleigh pulled by Shetland ‘Reindeer’ Ponies.

There will be a raffle held on the day and tickets are now on sale at £1 each.

For further information, please call Shelf Pre-School on 01274 676661.