Coffee mornings at Hall Bower Chapel 2020

Our coffee morning is the first Wednesday of every month, with an excellent choice of homemade cakes available. A piece of cake together with a mug of coffee costs just £2… coffee refills are free. Also available is a copy of our popular “Diabolical Quiz”. The quiz sheet costs £1 and is to take away, study and return within a month.

4th March 2020 from 10am to 11.30am

1st April 2020 from 10am to 11.30am

6th May 2020 from 10am to 11.30am

3rd June 2020 from 10am to 11.30am

Venue: Hall Bower Sunday School, High Lane, Newsome

Spring Nature Tots

Please note: The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust have cancelled all events at Stirley Farm until the end of April 2020, due to the coronovirus outbreak.

Come and join us for fun activities in and around Stirley Farm for pre-schoolers and their parents (suitable for 5s and under). Nature Tots take place the last Friday of every month, we encourage creative play and weather permitting, will do many of our pre-school activities outside. We aim to incorporate nature and wildlife elements into toddler play, it’s also a great opportunity to meet new parents and have a good catch-up with a cup of tea or coffee. Light refreshments available. Standard price £4 / £6 per child – adults free.

Friday 27th March 2020, Friday 24th April 2020 and Friday 29th May 2020 from 10.30am to 12 noon at Stirley Community Farm, Hall Bower Lane, HD4 6FA.

Organised by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Spring Nature Tots

Spring has Sprung – cancelled

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust have cancelled all events at Stirley Farm until the end of April 2020, due to the coronovirus outbreak.

Nature needs a little helping hand after the long winter to start building new homes for their families. Come along and have fun making nesting stations for birds and hotels for bees to take home with you! Light refreshments available. Suitable for 5 years +

Price (standard £4 / £6 per child) – adults free.

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd March 2020 from 10.30am to 12.30pm at Stirley Community Farm, Hall Bower Lane, HD4 6FA.

Organised by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Spring has Sprung – 21st March

Spring has Sprung – 22nd March

Seed Swap and Potato Day 2020

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 30 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, fairtrade refreshments and a hot lunch served from 12 noon.

The event is on Saturday 29th February 2020 from 10am to 1pm at Newsome Scout Hall, Newsome Road South HD4 6JJ. Free admission.

Growing Newsome Seed Swap and Potato Day

Sunday School 206th Anniversary

The 206th Hall Bower Sunday School Anniversary service will be followed by a tea. This, being the third Sunday in the month, will be one of Hall Bower’s United Services as part of the Newsome Churches Together.

Sunday 21st June 2020 from 3pm at Hall Bower Sunday School, High Lane, Huddersfield HD4 6RL.

Growing Great Places crowdfunding workshop

Growing Great Places community crowdfunding workshop
Tuesday 28th January 2020, 5.30pm to 7.30pm

Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation Street, Huddersfield HD1 2TA

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

Huddersfield and South Kirklees workshop – register now


Festive Gift Making

Join in with these Yorkshire Wildlife Trust sessions this festive season to make and create some homemade natural gifts for all the family.

We’ll be making Beeswax candles, orange pomanders, weave your own Christmas wreaths and more… there will be something different on offer each weekend in the run up to Christmas!

Sundays 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd December 2019 from 10.30am to 12.30pm at Stirley Community Farm, Hall Bower Lane , Berry Brow, Huddersfield HD4 6FA.

Basic refreshments will be available – Tea, Coffee, Cake and Hot Chocolate!

Suitable for All ages – we will have activities and crafts to suit everyone this season!

Price: Each session is £4 for YWT members or £6 for non-members, per person.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust events

Messy Christmas 2019

A family event open to everyone, with a fun celebration of stories and songs. Activiities for children and a full meal. All Welcome.

Saturday 7th December 2019 from 3pm to 5pm at Berry Brow Methodist Church and Community Centre, Birch Road, Berry Brow HD4 7PL

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information contact Carol on 07740 425093

Christmas Get Together Lunch

Castle Community Hub are hosting our second Christmas Get Toghter Lunch, where older people in our community can get together, chat and enjoy a festive lunch together. It’s on Thursday 5th December 2019 from 12 noon to 2pm.

Places are limited so please let us know if you or someone you know would like come come along, so we can reserve you a place. There is no charge to individuals as the Christmas lunch has been funded by the Food for Life Get Together Programme

Please call or text 07578 044989 or call into the hub to reserve your place.

Venue: Castle Community Hub, Headfield Road, Newsome HD4 6LU.

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