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

Wild Weekend – Foraging

Ever wondered what it’s like to forage in the woods and make your own food and drink with what grows around us? On this holistic wild walk we’ll show you some simple recipes you can make from things right outside your door step.

Suitable for ages 8+ All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please register both adults and children when booking online. £6 per child (£4 for Yorkshire Wildlife Trust members).

Sunday 16th June 2019 from 10.30am to 12.30pm at Stirley Community Farm, Off Hall Bower Lane, Huddersfield HD4 6RP. Organised by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Book your place for Wild Weekend – Foraging

Big Plant Swap 2019

Everyone is welcome at Growing Newsome’s annual Big Plant Swap. You can choose from hundreds of vegetable plants, herbs, salads, fruit and wildlife-friendly flowers. There’s also seed planting and craft activities for children, food growing advice, local volunteering opportunities, stalls including local produce on sale, and a two-course lunch served from 12 noon.

The event is on Saturday 1st June 2019 from 10am to 1pm at Newsome Scout Hall, Newsome Road South HD4 6JJ. Free admission.

Growing Newsome Big Plant Swap

Seed Swap and Potato Day 2019

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 planting and craft activities for children, food growing advice, local volunteering opportunities, local produce on sale, book stall, fairtrade refreshments and a hot lunch served from 12 noon.

The event is on Saturday 2nd March 2019 from 10am to 1pm at Newsome Scout Hall, Newsome Road South HD4 6JJ. Free admission.

Growing Newsome Seed Swap and Potato Day

Homegrown Christmas gifts

If you’re looking for an ethical Christmas gift that supports your local community, Growing Newsome have some gift boxes of homegrown preserves available to buy. You can choose the contents from a selection of jams and jellies, all freshly made this Summer and Autumn from fruit and vegetables grown in the Newsome area. Find out more on the Growing Newsome website:

Growing Newsome’s 2018 homegrown preserves

Get Together Christmas Lunch

The Get Together lunches at Castle Community Hub are for older people in our community to come together, chat and enjoy lunch together. Join us for Christmas lunch on Friday 7th December 2018 from 12 noon.

Please call the hub on 07578 044 989 to let us know if you would like come come along (there are limited spaces so it’s important that we know you’re coming).

At Castle Community Hub, Headfield Road, Newsome (next to Hillside Primary School).

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