Growing Newsome Coffee Morning, 2nd July 2022

Coffee Morning and Annual Meeting

Join Growing Newsome’s volunteers for an informal morning. Enjoy a cuppa and a chat. Hear about our activities so far and talk with us about what you’d like Growing Newsome to do in future. Free refreshments including homemade cake. Growing Newsome stall with plants and preserves. This is also our AGM, where we’ll be electing our organising group.

Saturday 2nd July, from 10.30am to 12 noon at Newsome Scout Hall, Newsome Road South, Huddersfield HD4 6JJ.

Coffee Morning and Annual Meeting 2022

BowerFest 2022

BowerFest.is back for the first time since 2019. Enjoy the usual mix of real ales, speciality lager, gin bar and live music in Hall Bower village just below Castle Hill. Organised by Hall Bower Athletic Club.

Friday 22nd July from 6pm to 11pm
Saturday 23rd July from 12 noon to 11pm
Sunday 24th July from 12 noon to 10pm

Venue: Hall Bower Athletic Club, Hall Bower, Huddersfield, HD4 6RR

Live music

Keith Campbell (Soul / Motown) – Friday 8pm
The TimeWarp Band (Rock) – Saturday 3.30pm
Fiery Biscuits (Rock) – Saturday 7pm
Jack Manning (Acoustic) – Sunday 1.30pm
Helter Skelter (Rock) – Sunday 4.30pm

Bowerfest 2022

Berry Brow Carnival 2022

Come along to Berry Brow Carnival – it’s a great family afternoon, packed with activities and entertainment.

Keep your fingers and toes crossed that the sun has his hat on for this year’s Carnival on Saturday 18th June 2022 from 12.30pm to 5pm at Berry Brow Playing Fields, Ladyhouse Lane, Berry Brow, Huddersfield HD4 7QD.

Lots of activities, stalls, entertainment and some great food options too.

And don’t forget the carnival essentials: Art Tent, Tombola, Coconut Shy, Hook a Duck, Bran Tub, Welly Wanging, Egg Throwing and Hula Hoop Contest.

Berry Brow Carnival

Nature Tots

It’s never too early to be inspired by nature! Explore the great outdoors through fun and stimulating activities at Stirley. These friendly and inclusive Nature Tots sessions are specially designed for children aged four and under to learn with their parent or carer. Each session will have a special theme, be it based on a book, season or wildlife. We can’t wait to meet you and your adventurous little ones!

Last Friday of every month (April  to September) and Friday 21st October 2022 at Stirley, off Hall Bower Lane, Berry Brow, Huddersfield HD4 6RP

Price £4 to £10. Organised by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Nature Tots – book your place

Wild Art Creations

Let nature be your inspiration and get creative with this wild workshop. There’s so much to create: from clay animals to leaf crowns, pebble painting, bark etchings, outdoor art, wild jewellery and more!

Saturday 4th June 2022 from 10:30am to 1pm at Stirley, off Hall Bower Lane, Berry Brow, Huddersfield, HD4 6RP.

Price £7 to £12. Organised by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Wild Art Creations – book your place

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.

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

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.

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