Overgate Hospice 5-a-side tournament

Dust off those boots and enter a team into a 5-a-side tournament to raise money for Overgate Hospice.

Thursday 13 April – From 5.30pm
At 3GI Soccer, Shaw Lodge Mills, Shaw Ln, HX3 9ET

Cost per team is £100

5.30pm arrival and first game kicks off at 6pm

For information or to book a team contact Clair on 01422 387121 or email claire.howard@overgatehospice.nhs.uk

Join the Healthy Minds Art Group and create your own story

The Healthy Minds Art Group is a twelve week project which will offer a series of free workshops to explore a range of visual art techniques from drawing, collage, printmaking, painting to create your own story.

You need not have any previous experience of art as this project is open to people of all abilities and each 3 hour session will take place at The Artworks at Shaw Lodge, Halifax. The sessions will take place on Friday afternoons from February through to April.

Places on the course will be limited, therefore booking is essential – but we are seeking people who would be willing to commit themselves to the whole course.

For more information & to book call Dianne on 01422 345154 or email Dianne@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk

NEW Walking football session for over 50’s

Are you over 50 and looking for a fun and easy way to stay active? Get involved with new walking football for over 50’s – Just £4 per person including refreshments.

Every Wednesday (from 5th October) – 6pm to 7pm
At 3gi Soccer, Shaw Lodge Mill, Shaw Lane, Halifax, HX3 9ET

For further information or to sign up, contact Chris Mitchell on 07947 827627


September Courses for Adults at The Artworks

WEA LogoGet involved with courses at The Artworks to share your curiosity, ideas and creativity with others starting on the following dates:

  • Painting into Abstraction – Thursday 15 September
  • Drawing for Beginners & Improvers – Monday 19 September
  • Introduction to Printmaking – Tuesday 20 September

Courses take place during the day at The Artworks, Shaw Lodge Mills, Shaw Lane, HX3 9ET.

Course fees cost £70 for 21 hours over ten sessions but if you receive certain benefits you may be entitled to a FREE course. For more information about the courses, fees and to book a place contact Karen Potter on 0113 245 3304 or email yorkshumber@wea.org.uk.

Walking Football at 3gi Soccer

If you are over 50 and looking for a fun way to keep active, why not take part in new walking football sessions for over 50’s

Every Friday (from 6 March) – 11.30am to 12.30pm
At 3gi Soccer, Shaw Lodge Mill, Halifax, HX3 9ET

Just £4 per person including refreshments. For further information or to sign up contact Chris Mitchell on 07947 827627.

Crochet course for beginners at The Artworks

Get involved and learn the art of crochet in this 6 week course in Halifax where each week the two and a half hour sessions will cover a different area of crochet, starting with holding the hook and yarn, and moving on to cover basic stitches of chain and slip stitch, double crochet treble crochet and combining stitches to form patterns with increasing and decreasing stitches.

Starts Thursday 10 September 2015 – 3pm to 5.30pm
The Artworks, Shaw Lodge, Shaw Lane, Halifax, HX3 9ET

The course costs £47.25 per person for the whole course and pre-enrolment is available by telephone on 0113 245 3304

Exploring The Artworks Mill – Heritage Open Day

Explore the art school, gallery and artist studios; set inside the beautiful Grade II listed Shaw Lodge Mills and enjoy a sneak preview of Christine Halsey’s upcoming exhibition ‘The Mending Room’; explore studios and meet a community of artists; or get making in one of the creative drop-in activities.

Sunday 13 September 2015 – From 11am to 4pm
The Artworks, Shaw Lodge Mills, Shaw Lane, HX3 9ET – Get directions

If you’re feeling inspired to make, our tutor team will be on hand in our ground floor art school space, offering you the opportunity to try your hand at a number of creative disciplines including drawing, print and 3D crafts.

For further information visit www.theartworks.org.uk