Summer Celebration (church fundraiser)

Summer Celebration with South Huddersfield Churches Together.

Come and enjoy Sop Sandwiches and other refreshments. Raffle.

From 2.30pm to 5pm on 27th July 2019 at 2 Hillside Crescent, Newsome

Donations of desserts or cakes welcome. Please bring your own chairs.

There will be no charge but donations will be welcome. 

Fundraiser for the churches.

Contact: 07740 425093

Newsome Play Day 2019

Come and join the fun at Newsome Play Day. Lots of activities for children aged 0 to 12 and their families.

Activities include: Slip Slide, Arts and Crafts, Make a Kite, Story Walk, Circus Skills and Sports.

It’s always a great fun day. Please remember to bring suitable outdoor clothing and bring along your lunch and drinks.

Newsome Play Day is on Wednesday 7th August 2019 from 11am to 4pm at Castle Community Hub, Headfield Road, Newsome HD4 6LU.

Organised by Newsome Ward Community Forum.

You might like to have a look at our Play Day 2018 photo gallery to see what fun we had last year.

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Growing Great Places – crowdfunding workshops

Growing Great Places is a new community crowdfunding programme to support citizens and organisations who have great ideas for making our local places even better. Kirklees Council are pledging £50k of funding over the next year, plus advice and support to help you run a great crowdfunding campaign.

You might have a little idea that can have a big impact by bringing a place together. Or you might need some help growing support for an ambitious project that’s just getting started.

If you’re interested in finding out more, register now for one of these free community crowdfunding workshops, hosted by Spacehive, where you can:

– Learn about the programme and how you can get involved

– Hear about the funding available and the process to apply

– Learn about what makes a great crowdfunding project

– Get tips and advice on running a successful crowdfunding campaign

South Kirklees workshop – register now

Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 6pm to 8pm
Main Hall, Meltham Carlile Institute, Huddersfield Road, Meltham HD9 4AG

North Kirklees workshop – register now

Tuesday 25th June 2019,  6pm to 8pm
Dewsbury Town Hall, Wakefield Old Road, Dewsbury WF12 8DG

 

 

Family Nature Quest

Do you know where the wood is in Lockwood? Ever visited the river? Let charity, River Holme Connections, and local artists bring Spa Wood and the River Holme to life for your family.

Join our Family Nature Quest led by artist Bess Martin, who will take you on a journey of discovery. All ages will love this exploration game as Bess reveals Spa Wood’s hidden treasures and the enjoyment a trip along the riverside can bring.

Please drop in for an hour on Sunday 30th June 2019 between 11am and 3pm and enjoy the quest. Meet at The Scar Cafe, 1 Woodhead Road, Huddersfield HD4 6ER.

This free event is open to families living in the local area.

Family Nature Quest

Forest Bathing

Modern life can leave you anxious and stressed. Enjoy the benefits of unwinding with this relaxing workshop. Creative, mindfulness and wellbeing expert, Rachel Howfield Massey, will help you tune into your senses and connect with nature leaving you stress-free and ready for anything.

Wednesday 19th June 2019 from 7pm to 8.30pm. Meet at The Scar Cafe, 1 Woodhead Road, Huddersfield HD4 6ER.

Open to adults and young people aged 12+. Please arrive 5-10 minutes before the session and wear appropriate clothing.

Free to families in Newsome, Berry Brow, Lockwood and Crosland Moor.

Forest Bathing

Stone Carving

Do you live in Newsome, Berry Brow, Lockwood or Crosland Moor? Then you can take part in this free event.

Create a limestone sculpture for your home or garden. Professional stone sculptor, Melanie Wilks, will teach you how to sculpt like an expert to create a relief sculpture in this creative workshop. Please arrive 5 to 10 minutes before the workshop and dress appropriatley.

Saturday 15th June 2019 from 10am to 4pm. Meet at  The Scar Cafe, 1 Woodhead Road, Lockwood, Huddersfield HD4 6ER. Organised by River Holme Connections. Minimum age: 14 years. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

Stone Carving

Nature’s Medicine

Find out which plants can support your wellbeing. Professional medical herbalist, Sue Salmon, will take you on a gentle stroll along the River Holme to discover medicinal plants and the benefits they bring. A free event open to families in Newsome, Berry Brow, Lockwood or Crosland Moor.

Tuesday 4th June 2019 from 7pm to 8pm. Meet at Scar Cafe, Lockwood. Please arrive 5-10 minutes before the event. Organised by River Holme Connections. This session is open to adults and young people aged 15+

Nature’s Medicine

Berry Brow Carnival 2019

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 15th June 2019 from 12.30pm to 5pm at Berry Brow Playing Fields, Ladyhouse Lane, Berry Brow, Huddersfield HD4 7QD.

Berry Brow Carnival posterActivities include: Face Painting and Glitter Tattoos, Crafty Devilz Circus Skills (try your hand at juggling, stilt walking, diablo and plate spinning), Horse Riding, Fair Ground Rides and lots more.

Entertainment from: Power Hoopers, The Punch & Judy Show, Musica Music School, Reach Performing Arts, Rhythmix Dance and Hathor Egyptian Belly Dancers (join these ladies at their stall and have a go yourself under their expert tuition).

 

You can enjoy some great food options too, supplied by local companies.

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

Bowerfest 2019

Bowerfest is the annual festival in Hall Bower village, now in its 12th year, formerly known as Hall Bower Beerfest. Food, Ales, Gin Bar and Live Music.

6pm to 11pm on Friday 19th July 2019
12 noon to 11pm on Saturday 20th July 2019
12 noon to 11pm on Sunday 21st July 2019

Tom Hingley (former lead singer of Inspiral Carpets) – 1pm Saturday
The Nowheremen – 4pm Saturday
Fiery Biscuits – 7pm Saturday
Hokum – 1pm Sunday
Storm – 4pm Sunday

Hall Bower Athletic Club

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