Afternoon Tea – Roomfield House Todmorden Sunday 6 December

Age UK Todmorden are holding an Afternoon Tea for older people in Todmorden on 6 December at Roomfield House between 2pm and 4pm. Savouries, scones and cakes will be served and the opportunity for a natter and some good company on a cold December Sunday afternoon. Tickets are £3 and can be booked by contacting Age UK Todmorden on 01706 817926 or calling into the office between 10am and 12 noon, Monday to Friday.Afternoon Tea Poster December 2015-page-001


Festive Friday Shopping Trips – 11 December

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Christmas Carol Concert at Todmorden Unitarian Church

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Washday Workshop 7 December at the Town Hall, Hebden Bridge

Making Comedy and Drama

This playful session will include improvisation activities and share techniques to create comedy and drama performance material. Art with Heart are an award winning company whose work has toured nationally and been featured on BBC Television and Radio. They create performance, participation and education projects. At the heart of everything they do is a commitment to providing meaningful, authentic and accessible artistic experiences. Compelling, compassionate and candid, their work is created with humour, hope and a lot of heart. For more info visit

The workshop will take place on 7th December 2015 from 12-4pm in the Waterfront Room at the Town Hall in Hebden Bridge.

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Luddenden Civic Institute – Cinema Session Thursday 26 Nov at 2pm

Thora Hird - In loving memory

Your guide to Christmas markets in Yorkshire this season…

Originally posted on Halifax Central Initiative:

There’s nothing more festive than a stroll round a Christmas market and this season Yorkshire has plenty on offer, click on the links below for more information…

East Yorkshire

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Whitby Christmas Market, Whitby, 27-30 November

11th Annual Christmas Craft and Food Fair, Sledmere House, 4-6 December 2015

Elves’ Christmas Food and Crafts Market Hull, 12-13 December 2015

Beverley Festival of Christmas, 13 December 2015

North Yorkshire

Harrogate Christmas Market,19-22 November 2015

St Nicholas Fayre, York, 19 November – 23 December 2015

Bedale Christmas Festival, 21 November 20156372262693_b8708df8ae_z

Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair, Harrogate, 3-6 December 2015

Knaresborough Christmas Market, 5-6 December 2015

Santa Experience at Lightwater Shopping Village, 5-6 December 2015

Helmsley Makes Christmas Magical, 7 December 2015

Christmas Foodies Festival, Harrogate, 11-13 December 2015

Malton Christmas Food Market, Malton

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Funding from £20’000 to set up a community shop…

Originally posted on Halifax Central Initiative:

Grants of between £20,000 and £30,000 are available for organisations in urban areas of the UK to develop and run a community-owned shop that will stock food and other basic provisions. The grants can cover planning and set-up costs. The deadline for applications is 18th December. More details can be found at


Funding to improve life chances

Grants of up to £10,000 are available for projects that: give people better chances in life – with better access to training and development to improve their life skills; create stronger communities – with more active citizens working together to tackle issues within the community; improve rural and urban environments – which communities are better able to access and enjoy; or result in healthier and more active people and communities. Further details can be found at

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