Baby & Kids Nearly New Sale at Sowerby Bridge High School

Looking to declutter and make some money? Book a stall at the Mum2Mum market!

Sell your quality second hand baby, children’s and maternity clothes, preloved baby equipment or used pram at the nearly new baby and children’s market and keep 100% of the proceeds.

Saturday 4 March – 1.15pm to 3.15pm
At Sowerby Bridge High School, Albert Rd, Halifax, HX62NW

Don’t worry if you haven’t sold before – we will guide you through the process with our sellers’ tips to help you get the pricing and presentation right so you maximise your sales on the day.

Book a stall at
(We advise booking early to avoid disappointment)

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Christmas Bazaar: 1st festive market in Park ward

Free event with Santa’s Grotto, music & entertainment, crafts & henna, food & drink and Christmas Carols. We want to boost and promote the local economy in Park ward and showcase the wonderful variety of cultures in the area.

Saturday 3 December – 11am to 3pm
At Queen’s Road Neighbourhood Centre, Queen’s Road, Halifax, HX1 4NE

Be sure to go along and grab yourself some festive treats with 12 market stalls showing local businesses and voluntary groups in Park ward.

Crafty Ladies Open Day at Northowram Library

Enjoy a Celebratory event with Crafty Ladies open day at Northowram Library with hamper raffles, personalised gifts, cakes, nibbles and more.

Saturday 12 November 2016 – 9am to 4pm
At Northowram Library, Lydgate, Northowram, Halifax, HX3 7EJ

All proceeds to ‘Take Heart’… an amazing charity, all volunteers, surgeons and nurses included!

Countdown to the Halifax Christmas Lights Switch On 2016

FREE event – Sponsored by Lister Horsfall

Saturday 26 November – 2pm to 6pm

Halifax will see a staged event take place on Russell Street in the town centre, with live choir, dance performances, children’s entertainment, Neil Hurst from the Victoria Theatre Pantomime, Danny & Rosie from Pulse 1’s Breakfast Show and much more!

The Woolshops will host a Christmas Local Produce Market on the cobbles between 10am – 5:30pm the same day as the Halifax Christmas Lights Switch On, boasting plenty of food stalls and local crafts to stock up on those all-important gifts.

Free face painting for the kiddies. Donkey and fair ground rides and a special guest appearance from Father Christmas himself which will all culminate in the Halifax Christmas Lights being switched on by a local hero and the Mayor of Calderdale.

Everything will then end with an outstanding fireworks display kindly sponsored by Broad Street Plaza Shopping Centre.

Insight Healthcare presents Wellbeing for Calderdale

In celebration of World Mental Health Day 2016, Insight Healthcare presents ‘Wellbeing for Calderdale’ with interactive stalls, taster sessions, live performances and guest speakers including Ursula Holden-Gill from ITV’s Emmerdale, Nick Rawsthorne of Halifax RLFC and Luke Ambler Halifax RLFC and founder of #andysmanclub and #itsoktotalk campaign.

Monday 10 October – 2pm to 7pm
At The Shay Stadium, Shaw Hill, Halifax, HX1 2YS

For further informatiom visit


Big 1st Birthday Bash at Mixenden Addy

Looking for something to do this weekend? Head over to Mixenden Addy for a big birthday bash with cakes, food, games, raffle, craft market and much more.

Saturday 16 July – 10am to 3pm
At the Mixenden Addy, Slippy Lane, Mixenden, HX2 8QD

For information find Mixenden Addy on Facebook.

Northowram Scarecrow Festival – This weekend

The Northowram Scarecrow Festival 2016 will be held this weekend from Saturday 30 April to Monday 2 May and this years program will include:

Scarecrow festival 2016New this year
Bake-off Competition
New look Treasure Trail
Local Arts & Crafts Stalls

Old favourites
Competitions including Dog Show
Cream teas & BBQ’s
Live music
Raffle with great prizes

For the Children
Crafts and games
Baking competition
Bouncy castles

All bake-off entries need to be registered to be in with a chance of being awarded Northowram Scarecrow Star Baker or Young Star Baker – Entry forms can be found online at and can be posted in the Scarecrow Letterbox Outside Northowram Newsagents or emailed to

During the weekend of the festival you are more than welcome to pop into Heywood United Reformed Church where there will be a fully stocked Ice Cream Parlour and refreshment store up and running every day.