Big Plant Swap 2022

Everyone is welcome at Growing Newsome’s annual Big Plant Swap. You can choose from lots of plants and seedlings, including vegetables, herbs, salads, fruit and wildlife-friendly flowers. Bring something along to swap if you’d like. There’s also seed planting and craft activities for children, stalls from local organisations, local produce on sale, refreshments including home made cakes, and a two-course lunch served from 12 noon.

The event is on Saturday 21st May 2022 from 10am to 1pm at Newsome Scout Hall, Newsome Road South HD4 6JJ. Free admission.

Growing Newsome Big Plant Swap

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Outdoor Yoga Taster Class

Join Peaceful Remedies for a free Outdoor Yoga taster class, following the Growing Newsome event. Suitable for all ages & abilities. Sturdy shoes needed.

Saturday 21st May 2022 from 1pm to 1.30pm. Meet outside Newsome Scout Hall.

Contact Laura to join:
email: lj_merriman@yahoo.co.uk
Tel. 07715 107502

Or drop in to the hall between 10am & 1pm the same day to chat with Laura.

Outdoor Yoga leaflet (PDF)

Wild Club, August 2022

An action-packed day camp for those wild about the great outdoors. From wild cooking to minibeast hunting and wild animal tracking, each day is set to be a true adventure and the highlight of your summer. For ages 8 to 11.

Bookings are for all four days (£80 per child).

Thursday 4th August to Sunday 7th August (all four days, 10am to 1pm) at Stirley, off Hall Bower Lane, Berry Brow, Huddersfield, HD4 6RP.

Organised by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Wild Club – book to take part

Everyone is welcome to join in the Newsome Ward Community Forum meeting on 12th May 2022. This is a community meeting, with refreshments, where you can catch up with what’s going on in Newsome and reconnect with friends, neighbours and colleagues. We would love to see you there.

Thursday 12th May at 6pm (buffet from 5.45pm), at Newsome Church Hall, Newsome Road South, Newsome, Huddersfield HD4 6JJ.

Community Clean Up

Laura is organising a community Litter Pick and Bramble tidy – volunteers welcome.

In the woodland off Newsome Road South (opposite Castle Hill School).

Saturday 23rd April 2022 from 9am to 1pm.

Please bring along gloves, loppers and a litter picker if you have them.

Newsome Ward Community Forum meetings are re-starting on 10th March 2022. This will be a short meeting, with refreshments, where you can catch up with what’s going on in Newsome and reconnect with friends, neighbours and colleagues. We would love to see you there.

Thursday 10th March at 6pm, at Newsome High School, Castle Avenue, Newsome.

Growing Newsome Seed Swap and Potato Day 2022

Everyone is welcome at Growing Newsome’s annual Seed Swap and Potato Day. This early Spring event features everything you need to get your food growing year off to a great start. Choose from 20 different varieties of seed potato, plus lots of vegetable seeds. There’s also seed planting and craft activities for children, food growing advice, stalls from community organisations, local volunteering opportunities, local food on sale, book stall, refreshments and a hot lunch served at 12 noon.

The event is on Saturday 5th March 2022 from 10am to 1pm at Newsome Scout Hall, Newsome Road South HD4 6JJ. Free admission.

Growing Newsome Seed Swap and Potato Day

Make your own bird feeder

During the winter, especially with the storm, we’ve all been worried about the birds. One way you can help is to make sure they have plenty of food! That’s why Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Stirley Farm are excited to be running some Bird Feeder Making workshops this spring 2022 half term. There are different feeders you can make and the event is fun for all ages.

Adults £5, Children £3, Family Ticket (2 Adults and 2 Children) £13.

Monday 21st to Friday 25th February 2022 from 10am to 1pm at Stirley Community Farm, near Hall Bower, Huddersfield HD4 6RP

Feed the Birds

Hall Bower Art Group

We’re an Art Group and a diverse bunch of friends. We welcome all, from complete beginners and hobby painters to experienced artists. Although we don’t provide any structured tuition, there’s always someone to help and advise. We generally meet every second Tuesday at Hall Bower Chapel in Newsome. It’s free to join and everyone is welcome.

If you’d like to find out more, simply come along to the next meeting. We hope to see you soon.

Hall Bower Art Group

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