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

Berry Brow Christmas Craft Fair 2019

Come along to the Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday 30h November 2019 from 10am to 2pm at Berry Brow Methodist Church and Community Centre, Birch Road, Berry Brow, Huddersfield HD4 7LP.

Stalls include: gift boxes of homegrown jams from Growing Newsome, children’s gifts, handmade cards, jewellery and confectionery. There’s a small entry fee and refreshments are on sale, in support of next year’s Berry Brow Carnival.

For stall bookings contact Carol on 07740 425093 or email cmwaters53@gmail.com

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

Messy Easter 2019

Messy Church is a family event, open to everyone. Come and join us for crafts, games, stories, songs and a full meal. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Messy Easter is on Wednesday 17th April 2019 from 3pm to 5pm at Berry Brow Methodist Church and Community Centre.

For more information contact Carol on 07740 425093.

Could you be a Reading Friend in Newsome? Training is available

Are you interested in becoming a Reading Friend for a local school? Hillside Primary School, Newsome Junior School and Berry Brow Infants School are looking for new Reading Friends.

Reading Friends is a paired reading project which involves adult volunteers giving up an hour of their time per week to read with pupils in Kirklees schools.  During the hour, volunteers will support two pupils for the duration of a term (on average, 8 to 10 weeks).

Training is available, which generally takes place across 4 weeks (one morning per week). Volunteers will also be given advice about how to complete safeguarding courses online.

The training is free to participants who are aged 19+ and who are not employed by the school.This includes parents, relatives and community members.

If you’re interested in putting your name on the list for training please contact Helen Scally at Castle Community Hub:

Email: castlecommunityhub@kirkleeseducation.uk or call 07578 044989.

The training will go ahead if 10 people volunteer.

Listening to Berry Brow

Do you live in Holme Park Court or Bishops Court at Berry Brow? Kirklees Council and Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing want to hear your thoughts about your home and the area where you live. Staff will be in the area to talk to you from Monday 25th March 2019, and there are some drop-in activities:

  • Tuesday 26th March from 11.30am
    Coffee Morning at the Tenants Resident Association meeting
  • Thursday 28th March from 6pm to 8pm
    Tea and Cake event
  • Saturday 30th March from 2pm to 4pm
    Social event

If you take part at the Courts, you can enter the prize draw for a chance to win £50 of high street vouchers.

Listening to Berry Brow

New Year’s Day 2019 free bus service

Timetables are available now for the New Year’s Day Free Volunteer Bus Service linking Berry Brow, Newsome, Huddersfield and HRI. The free service is run by the Green Party and this will be the 26th year it has been available to help people get around on New Year’s Day.

New Year's Day bus timetable

Christmas services in and around Newsome

Here’s  a list of church services for Christmas 2018, from South Huddersfield Churches Together (Newsome LEP)

Berry Brow Methodist Church and Community Centre
Messy Christmas, Saturday 8th December at 3pm.
Christmas Café Church with The Valley Flutes, Saturday 15th December at 4pm.
Carol Service, Sunday 23rd December at 10.30am.

Hall Bower Sunday School
Carol Service, Sunday 23rd December at 4pm.
Christingle, Monday 24th December at 4pm.

St John’s Church, Newsome
Carols and Communion, Monday 24th December at 7pm.

St Paul’s Church, Armitage Bridge
Christmas Craft Workshop, Saturday 8th December from 10am to 12.15pm
Carol Service, Wednesday 19th December at 7.30pm.
Nativity Service, Monday 24th December at 5.30pm.
Christmas Communion, Tuesday 25th December at 10am.

Holy Trinity Church, South Crosland
Christingle, Sunday 2nd December at 9.15am.
9 Lessons and Carols, Sunday 23rd December at 9.15am.
Nativity Service, Monday 24th December at 4pm.
Midnight Communion, Monday 24th December at 11.30pm.

Netherton Methodist Church
Christingle Sunday, 23rd December at 10.30am.
Christmas Day Service, Tuesday 25th December at 10.30am.

Berry Brow Christmas Craft Fair

Come along to the Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday 24th November 2018 from 10am to 2pm at Berry Brow Methodist Church and Community Centre, Birch Road, Berry Brow, Huddersfield HD4 7LP.

Stalls include: gift boxes of homegrown jams from Growing Newsome, children’s gifts, handmade cards, jewellery and confectionery. There’s a small entry fee and refreshments are on sale, in support of next year’s Berry Brow Carnival.

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