Category Archives: Calderdale-wide

Free Healthy Lifestyle Course in Hebden Bridge & Todmorden

X-PERT Health (local Diabetes charity) are running free ‘Prevention of Diabetes & Lifestyle’ courses starting Monday 6th June in Hebden Bridge and Todmorden.

The courses are 6 weeks of healthy lifestyle education (2.5 hours per week) followed by 3 weeks with a personal trainer (one hour a week at a time and place to suit you).

Interested? For more information or to book your place please email or call 01422 847871. Limited places available. Please share with anyone you think may benefit from this course.


Last ever booksale at Halifax Central Library this weekend!

Calderdale Lower Valley

The last ever booksale will take place at Halifax Central Library this weekend featuring (books, CDs, DVDs), there are also some ‘special’ items from stock on sale and even 5 vintage wooden book-trolleys, for sale on a ‘sealed-bid’ basis!

Saturday 28 May 2016 – 9.30am to 2pm
At Halifax Central Library, Northgate, Halifax HX1 1UN

For further information email Jon Medcalf at

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Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration with Halifax Minster

Halifax Central Initiative

Sunday 12th June 2016 3pmQueens90thbirthday

Join us to celebrate Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday celebration with the presence of the Vice Lord Lieutenant and High Sheriff of west Yorkshire.

Preacher: Canon roger Hill, former Chaplain to the Queen.  Music with organ, choir, brass and the halifax Choral society.  Everyone welcome!

 Want more information?
Call 01422 355436 or visit

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Raising Children and Young People in a Digital Age training at King’s Centre

Halifax Central Initiative

An evening for parents, grand-parents, youth workers and teachers with Dr Bex Lewis

Monday 13th June, 7pm – 9.30pm at The King’s Centre, Park Road, Halifax, HX1 2TS

Please book via EventBrite

Twitter, Facebook, blogging, chat rooms, email, the internet and beyond – for most parents, teachers and youth workers, getting to grips with new 368544881technology is a bit of a challenge. But keeping children safe is a much bigger one. As technology changes, and young people grasp it faster than the older generations do, it can be a real struggle to know what to do to help, equip and defend. Dr Bex Lewis is an expert in new technology. She knows how it works, what to do and where to go for the latest information. It is rarely possible to keep young people away from new technology, nor is it wise. This evening will help enable parents, teachers and…

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Brighouse 1940’s Weekend on 4th/5th June…

Halifax Central Initiative

Brighouse 1940’s Weekend is the premier 1940s event in the country. The whole townbrighouse_1940s_weekend_9_700 centre will be taken over with displays & re-enactments. Walk around streets filled singing and dancing. It’s all free to enter, making for a great family fun weekend.

Brighouse is getting ready to stage the premier free 1940s event in the country. After the last two year’s wonderful successes this year’s event will be even bigger and better. It takes place from Friday June 5th to Sunday June 7th.The whole town centre will be taken over with displays, re-enactments, music, dance and family entertainment. As you walk around streets filled with people in 40s outfits, past 40s shop windows and displays of vintage vehicles, you’ll find something of interest at every corner, one display leads to another. With 40s music in the air, sights to see and good food and drink available all around, what more…

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Wainhouse Tower Open Day this spring bank Monday…

Halifax Central Initiative

Pay a visit, climb the internal sWainhouse Towerpiral staircase and take in the fantastic view from this fabulously ornate 77 metres (253 ft) high Victorian chimney.

For more information click here

Monday, 30 May, 2016 – 11:00 to 16:00
Admission: Adults £2.50, Children and adult Passport to Leisure members £2.00, Child Passport to Leisure member £1.50, Family Ticket £8.

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Film Club at Luddendenfoot Civic Institute – Thursday 26 May 2pm

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