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Go MAD in the Calder Valley – Making and Doing Event

Here are some MAD events for the Calder Valley – for full details, including any prices, about these and more please consult festival website www.southpennines.co.uk.
Saturday, October 5
Hebden Bridge
Meet the Maker at The Town Hall, St George’s Street, with Made In The Valley, 07944352913, 11am to 4pm; Crafty Crochet at Ribbon Circus, Albert Street, 01422 847803, 10am to 5pm; Soft Circuit Workshop at the Alternative Technology Centre, Hebble End Mill, 01422 842121, 1pm to 4pm; Open Studio at Brooklyn Studio, Unit 3 – 38 Hangingroyd Lane, 11am to 5pm; Making Monsters at Word of Mouth, Hangingroyd Lane. Record-breaking Bunting at the Birchcliffe Centre, Birchcliffe Road, 11am to 3pm, for the 2014 Tour De France Grand Depart; Out and About Sketching Walk from the Birchcliffe Centre, Birchcliffe Road, 10.30am to 4.30pm, charge and advanced booking esential, call Sally Darlington on 01422 844450; Mad Hatter at Heart Gallery, 4a Market Street, 01422 845845, 10.30am to 4.30pm; Meet the Milliner at Hat Therapy, 56 Market Street, 01422 845717, 11am to 5pm; Beading with Billie at B Beads, Hangingroyd Road, 07715 560816, 10am to 5pm.
Todmorden
Textile Hub at Cheeky Sew and Sew, 22 Rochdale Road, Todmorden, 01706 816181, 10am to 4pm, including Make a ‘Bag for Life’ workshop, an Upcycling Workshop, and a free spinning demonstration; felt-making at Water Street Gallery, 25 Water Street, 01706 839714, 10am to 4pm; Paintings at Platform One Gallery, Todmorden Railway Station, 11am to 4pm; Still Life at Tod Studios, Stansfield Road, 11am to 4pm, pre-booking is advisable 07717 352104. Sunday, October 6
Hebden Bridge
Meet the Maker at Heart Gallery, 4a Market Street, 01422 845845, noon to 4pm; Open Studio at Brooklyn Studio, Unit 3 – 38 Hangingroyd Lane, 11am – 5pm; Calder Photowalk with Ed Chadwick, starts from Snug Gallery, 58 Market Street, , runs 10.30am to 2.30pm; Record-breaking Bunting at the Birchcliffe Centre, same details as Saturday
 Todmorden
Textile Hub at Cheeky Sew and Sew, address details as above, 10am to 4pm, choose from a paid workshop or a drop-in demo or spend the whole day making and doing; felt-making workshops at Water Street Gallery, two half-day sessions in felt-making, from 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm; Paintings at Platform One Gallery, contact details as above, 11am to 4pm; Raku firing workshop at Tod Studios, 11am – 4pm, contact details as above; Upholstery workshop at Tod Studios, 1pm – 4pm.

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More exciting new activities for GupShup

GupShup joins Beech Hill J&I school for a pre-Eid celebration

New GupShup activity programme

 

GupShup is back!

Following our fantastic Eid celebration, activities are resuming at GupShup. Fopr more information contact the Neighbourhood Schemes Team on 01422 393794 or e-mail nst.admin@calderdale.gov.uk

GupShup takes a holiday!

Our new scheme for South Asian Ladies (SALs) is taking a break for Ramadam. After a hectic schedule of ‘gentle’ exercise, crochet, Wii Fit and needlework, our ladies have more important things to concentrate on during August. But, we will back (where have I heard that before) in early September, with a late celebration for Eid and the activities starting a week later. Watch this space for further details.

Make a Quran case

Women only – a simple sewing workshop, taking place during our popular GupShup coffee morning next Thursday, 28th July. Come along any time from 10 til 12.30, join us for a cuppa and have a go at making a simple Quran case which you can then embroider if you wish. Materials provided (or bring your own if you prefer).

Don’t want to sew? Join us anyway for coffee and gossip!

GupShup!

‘Coffee and gossip’ morning for Asian women

FREE. Every Thursday in July – 10.00 – 12.30

Queens Road Neighbourhood Centre, Queens Road, Halifax

(Click here for a map)

Also – gentle exercise class 10.15 – 11.15 (women only)

GupShup will be closed throughout August, and will re-start in September with continuing exercise classes and new activities. Contact the team for more information on 01422 393794 or email nst.admin@calderdale.gov.uk