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Hebden Bridge Little Theatre - Round and Round the Garden
Hebden Bridge Little Theatre - Round and Round the Garden

IF you are looking for something to do or see or a place to go, then look no further - here’s out What’s Happening column!

HEBDEN BRIDGE

THURSDAY

A toddler group meets at Dodnaze Community Centre from 9.45am until 11.15am. Everybody welcome. For more information, contact Caroline on 07913 162452.

Navigate your way around the family orienteering course at Hardcastle Crags – and win a prize at the end. The course is open from 10.30am until 2.30pm. For more information, call 01422 841023.

A gentle exercise class runs at Waterside Gym from 2-3pm. For more information, call 01422 886469.

Mature yoga for health classes are held at Midgley Community Centre at 4.45pm and 6pm. The later class is aimed at an intermediate level. For more information, call 01422 842398 or 07809 478174.

A art group meets at Wadsworth Community Centre at 6.45pm. Share new skills and learn new ones at the session suitable for all abilities. £4.50 admission. To book a place, contact Anna on 07759 386687.

Calderdale Yoga Centre hosts a mixed level Ashtanga yoga class from 7pm until 8.30pm. For more information, call 07985 274181.

Watercolour and drawing classes run at Machpelah Works from 7-9pm. Beginners and improvers welcome. For more information, call 01422 845415.

Calder Valley Voices meet at the Methodist Church at 7.15pm to sing a wide range of material for fun. All abilities welcome.

A zumba class is held at Waterside Gym from 8-9pm. No experience required. Admission is £4.50. For more information, call 07843 263714 or 01706 559671.

B@r Place runs an open mic night. For more information, call 01422 842814.

FRIDAY

Hebden Bridge Boxing Club runs a women’s boxercise session at 9.30am. For more information, call 07732 433243.

Beginners can learn the Yang style of Tai Chi in a class at Salem Community Centre at 11am. For more information, call 01274 545948.

Youngsters can learn how to make felt with wool, bubbles and water during a children’s ‘Crafty Friday’ at Hardcastle Crags from 1.30pm until 3pm. To book a place, call 01422 841023.

A yoga class runs at Hebden Therapy Centre at 5.30pm. For more information, call 07925 102461.

A flamenco dance class for beginners runs at Hope Baptist Church from 6pm until 6.30pm. Improver classes are held from 6.30pm until 8pm and intermediate classes run from 8pm until 9.30pm. For more information, contact Patricia on 07949 050039 or visit www.hebdenbridgeflamenco.org.uk.

A Wing chun kung fu class is held at Dunkley House, Albert Street, at 6pm. All welcome. For more information, call 07884 020028.

SATURDAY

Family tree planting sessions will be held at Hardcastle Crags from 10am until noon and from 1-3pm. New trees will be planted to help regenerate the native woodland. Anybody interested in taking part is asked to meet at Gibson Mill and wear stout footwear and suitable clothing.

The Nutclough Woods activity day will run from 10.30am. Free entry. For more information, call 01422 847334.

Design, decorate and hand felt a colourful, seamless hand or shoulder bag out of wool fibres during a workshop at Word of Mouth from 11am until 4pm. For more information, contact Josaphine Gornall on 07748 480415.

Hebden Bridge Boxing Club runs a mixed boxing class from 2-3pm. For more information, call 07818 234893.

A zumba dance fitness class runs at Waterside Gym at 2.45pm. All welcome. For more information, call 01422 846088.

The second heat of Pride’s Got Talent 2 will be held at B@r Place at 7.30pm. The search is on to find a talented act to perform at this year’s Calderdale Pride. To enter, email Calderdalepridesecretary@o2email.co.uk.

Drum-Ba-Ba, an early night of fine dance floor music played from vinyl with love by Denaji, Jamie L and Nemo will take place at Nelsons Wine Bar from 9pm. Free entry.

SUNDAY

A two day stained glass course begins at Simcha Gallery at 10am. For more information, call 07967 750588.

An all abilities keep fit class runs at Waterside Gym at 10.30am. For more information, call 01422 846088.

Hebden Bridge Antiques Centre hosts antiques and collectables valuations from noon until 3pm. Different experts are on hand each week. Free entry. For more information, call 01422 846561.

Learn the art of Iyengar yoga at Hebden Therapy Centre at 7.30pm. For more information, call 01422 883877.

A karaoke fun night is held at B@r Place from 8pm. There will be give-away drinks and prizes. For more information, call 01422 842814.

MONDAY

An early morning Taize singing session takes place at Burlees House, Hangingroyd Lane, at 8am. Entry by donation. For more information, call 01422 844333.

A drop-in yoga class runs at Calderdale Yoga Centre from 9.30am until 11am. The class is suitable for all levels of experience, strength and flexibility and is led by a fully qualified and highly experienced tutor. For more information or to book a place, contact Jon on 07990 541229.

Hebden Therapy Centre runs a gentle mature yoga class at 10am. For more information, call 01422 842398.

A beginners pilates class runs at Waterside Gym at 10am, followed by an improvers session at 11.10am. To book a place, contact Vanda Gaskell on 07958 368642 or 01422 823743.

Waterside Tearooms host a language cafe from 10am until 11.30am. Come along and have informal conversation in various languages. For more information, call 01422 842978.

ArtsMill runs a life drawing class at 11am. For more information, call 07889 279454.

Keep Moving, a low impact class with music from the 60s, 70s and 80s, runs at Waterside Gym from 1-2pm. Admission £4.50. For more information, call 01422 846088.

Chatty Crochet runs at Hope Baptist Church from 1.30pm until 3.30pm. Admission £2 which includes tea, coffee and biscuits. Everyone welcome.

Judo Excellence runs classes for five to eight year-olds and nine to 16 year-olds from 6pm until 8.30pm. For more information, call 07904 955554.

Dance yourself into shape with a zumba class at Central Street Infant School at 6.15pm. For more information, call 07788 626363.

Hebden Bridge Guitar Society will meet at St James’ Church at 7.15pm. Admission £2. New members welcome. For more information, call 01422 201148.

Hebden Bridge Women’s Institute’s next meeting will be held at Hope Baptist Church at 7.30pm. Visitors welcome. For more information, call 07946 604551.

The Little Theatre presents ‘Round and Round the Garden’, the third in Alan Ayckbourn’s trilogy ‘The Norman Conquests’. The production opens tonight at 7.30pm and runs until Saturday. Tickets are available by calling 01422 843907 or from Innovation.

A Wing Chun martial arts class is held at Dodnaze Community Centre at 7.30pm. Beginners welcome. For more information, contact Jay on 07816 911535.

Wadsworth Gardening Group will meet at the Hare and Hounds, Old Town, at 7.30pm. Free entry. For more information, call 01422 845330.

A pilates class for beginners runs at Colden School at 8.40pm. For more information, call 07515 895413.

TUESDAY

A Hatha yoga class is held at Calderdale Yoga Centre at 9.10am. For more information, call 01422 844402.

A pilates class for improvers and those at an intermediate level takes place at Waterside Gym at 10am, followed by a freestyle yoga session at 11.10am. To book, call Vanda Gaskell on 07958 368642.

A non-fiction reading group will meet at Organic House Cafe at 11am. Free entry. For more information, call 01282 411902.

A meditation session is held at the Hope Centre at 12.30pm. All welcome. For more information, call 01422 842424.

The Young at Heart Singers meet at Mytholm Court, Church Lane, from 1-2pm to sing for health, fun and companionship. No experience is needed and the sessions are free (tea and biscuits £1). Men are particularly welcome. The group for people aged over 50 is supported by Northern Orchestral Enterprises Ltd. For more information, contact Carole on 01422 842093.

A baby yoga class runs at the Birchcliffe Centre at 2pm. For more information, call 07967 974376.

Call in at Dodnaze Community Centre for a cup of tea and a chat between 2pm and 3.30pm. New faces are always welcome. The centre also runs an after school club from 4pm until 5.30pm featuring various activities including art and crafts, games and dance. For more information, contact Caroline on 07913 162452.

Parents can bring their children to play with others during a family social drop-in event at the Trades Club from 3.30pm. The session also provides a chance for mums and dads to chat and relax. Home-made Tibetan food is available from 4pm.

Dansworks Dance Academy runs an adult ballroom and Latin class at the Salem Centre from 6-7pm. No partner required. There is a £5 fee per person. For more information, call 07795 165082 or email info@dansworks.co.uk.

A buddhist meditation class is held at the Birchcliffe Centre at 7pm. It is a beginners’ class in the Samatha tradition. For more information, call 01422 846456.

‘Learning to let go’, a series of four meditation classes at Hebden Therapy Centre, starts tonight at 7pm. The classes will teach how to make daily life more peaceful and harmonious. Admission £5 per class. No booking required. For more information, call 01422 353311.

A step teaching class runs at Mountain of Hope at 7.30pm. For more information, call 01422 842132.

B@r Place runs a quiz night with free food and prizes. £1.50 entry. For more information, call 01422 842814.

WEDNESDAY

A mature yoga for health class runs at Old Town Community Centre at 9.30am. For more information, call 01422 842398 or 07809 478174.

An indoor market featuring crafts and second hand goods runs at Holme Street Arts Centre from 10am until 4pm. Stalls can be booked for £7. A cafe will run throughout the day. For more information, call 01422 842367.

Hebden Therapy Centre is running ‘Golden Years’, reflexology for the elderly, from 11am until 4pm. To book an appointment, call 01706 375629.

A belly dance class runs at Waterside Gym at 1.30pm. The weekly class is suitable for all women. For more information, call 07981 639471.

Parents can bring their children to play with others during a family social drop-in event at the Trades Club from 3.30pm. The session also provides a chance for mums and dads to chat and relax. Home-made Tibetan food is available from 4pm.

Slimmers can get advice on weight loss and healthy eating during a Weight Watchers meeting at Central Street School at 6.30pm. For more information, call 01422 845497.

An art class is held at Dodnaze Community Centre from 7-9pm. New members are welcome to have a go at their own project or join in with others. For more information, contact Caroline on 07913 162452.

Calder Valley Women Singers meet at the Little Theatre at 7.30pm. The group sings for fun during term time. For more information about the singing group, call 01422 843349.

Corinne McDonald will give a talk titled ‘Temperance in the upper Calder Valley’ at Hebden Bridge Local History Society’s meeting at the Methodist Hall at 7.30pm. Hear about the key local players and their efforts to steer people away from drink. For more information, visit www.hebdenbridgehistory.org.uk.

Hebden Bridge Camera Club meets at the Masonic Hall at 7.45pm. Tonight members will judge the club’s audio visual competition. For more information, call 01422 885244.

The Stubbing Wharf holds an open mic night from 9pm. For more information, call 01422 844107.

The Fox and Goose hosts a music session featuring everything from swing to bluegrass. It gets underway at 9pm. Free entry. For more information, call 01422 842649.

HEPTONSTALL

THURSDAY

The Cross Inn hosts its landlord’s quiz from 8.30pm. Prizes will be awarded to the winners and there is also a free supper. For more information, call 01422 847563.

SATURDAY

Denny Austin’s open mic night takes place at the White Lion from 8.30pm. All musicians welcome. For more information, call 01422 842027.

TUESDAY

The Cross Inn holds the I Spice curry night from 6-8pm. For more information, call 07722 630733.

The White Lion runs an Irish music session at 8.30pm. All musicians welcome. For more information, call 01422 842027.

WEDNESDAY

A zumba class is held at Heptonstall Social and Bowling Club from 6-7pm.

The White Lion runs a poker league at 8pm. All welcome. Entry £1. Free supper. For more information, call 01422 842027.

MYTHOLMROYD

SATURDAY

Slimmers can get advice on weight loss and healthy eating during a Weight Watchers meeting at Mytholmroyd Community Centre at 10.30am. For more information, call 01422 845497.

MONDAY

A friendly, informal tennis group for teenagers and adults meets at Calder High School from 6pm until 7.30pm. For more information, call 07785 704927.

A beginners’ step and tone class runs at the dance studio at Calder High School at 6.15pm. For more information, call 07806 630671.

TUESDAY

The Hepcats Jive Club runs swing jive classes for beginners and intermediates at Mytholmroyd Community Centre at 7.15pm. For more information, email joyce@hepcathop.com.

WEDNESDAY

A Taekwondo class for all levels is held at Mytholmroyd Community Centre at 6pm. For more information, call 07901 833249.

LUDDENDEN FOOT

FRIDAY

Luddenden Foot Community Association is giving people a chance to have a go at sugarcraft during a session led by Dorothy Greenwood at Luddenden Foot Civic Centre, Station Road, from 10am to noon. During the cake icing session, Dorothy will show how to make decorative flowers for a range of cakes. Admission £5, which includes light refreshments.

TUESDAY

A zumba class is held at Luddenden Foot Civic Centre at 7.15pm. Admission £4. For more information, call 01422 885542.

TODMORDEN

THURSDAY

A low impact stretch and tone class runs at Bailey’s Gym, Walsden, at 10am. For more information, call 01706 839225.

A Tai Chi class for the over 50s to help improve balance is held at the Fielden Centre from 10.30am until 11.30am. For more information, call 01706 817926.

Barry Lee will give a talk about Fairtrade at U3A Todmorden’s monthly members’ meeting at Central Methodist Church at 1.45pm.

A kickboxing class runs at Above the surface, Beneath the waves from 5-7pm. A session is also held on Tuesdays at the same time and place. For more information, contact Graham on 07712 550633.

A zumba class is held at DC Dance, the Old St John Ambulance Hall, Victoria Road, from 6.30pm until 7.30pm. No experience required. For more information, call 01706 839113 or email info@dcdance.co.uk.

French and Spanish conversation groups for people at an intermediate or advanced level are held at the Bear Cafe from 6.30pm until 7.30pm. For more information, call 07806 313923.

A zumba class is held at Bailey’s Gym at 7.30pm. For more information, call 01706 839225.

A fun quiz night is held at the Royal George at 9.30pm. For more information, call 01706 814814.

FRIDAY

A range of activities including line and sequence dancing, singing, crafts and quizzes takes place at the Oak over 50s ‘Drop-in Friday’ at Central Methodist Church from 10am until 3pm. Refreshments are available. Dru Yoga sessions are held at Roomfield House on Tuesdays at 2pm.

A knitting and crochet group meets at Cheeky Sew and Sew from 10.30am until 12.30pm. Free entry. For more information, call 01706 816181.

Dance yourself into shape with a zumba class at the Dawn Chapman School of Dance at noon. For more information, call 07788 626363.

A baby ballroom class for children aged four to six is held at the Dawn Chapman School of Dance at 5pm. For more information, call 01706 839113.

An exhibition by local artist Gary Carr opens at Cheeky Sew and Sew. The special opening event featuring music and refreshments will run from 7.30pm until 9.30pm. Gary’s work is mixed media painted on a variety of backgrounds, including album covers. The exhibition will run for four weeks.

Hooson will perform r ‘n’ b tunes by the likes of Aretha Franklin at the Polished Knob.

The Royal George hosts a disco and karaoke from 9.30pm til late. Similar events are held on Saturday and Sunday.

SATURDAY

A fitness fusion class is held at Bailey’s Gym at 9.30am. For more information, call 01706 839225.

‘The clown within’, an introductory clowning course (not circus skills) featuring spontaneity, group games and exercises will be held at Union House, Hall Street over the weekend. It is open to all levels and will run from 10am until 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. To book a place, contact Hannah on 07904 703606.

Incredible Edible Todmorden is running a tour of Porcus Farm at 1pm, followed by a sausage making session. To book a place, call 07712 160600.

A craft supplies swap will take place at Cheeky Sew and Sew at 2pm. Pass on your piles of unused craft goodies to a new home and find some new things into the bargain. Free admission. For more information, call 01706 816181 or visit www.cheeky-sew-and-sew.co.uk.

A jewellery making workshop is held at B’DZ from 10.30am until 12.30pm. For more information, call 07903 655662.

Spirit of Experience will perform live at the Polished Knob.

SUNDAY

Los Sombreros will perform live at Barearts Studio Bar at 5pm. For more information, visit www.barearts.com.

MONDAY

The next Todmorden Walkabout will set off from the Todmorden Community College reception area at 11am. The short walk on level paths or pavements is ideal for getting started. New walkers are asked to arrive at 10.45am. For more information, contact Karen Andrews on 01706 819118.

Visitors to Todmorden Town Hall can take part in a programme of popular sequence dances to tuneful music from 1.15pm until 3.30pm. Use the entrance facing the chemist. Bring your own refreshments. Admission is £2 and all profits go to charity.

The Dawn Chapman School of Dance runs a boys only street dance class from 4-5pm. For more information, call 01706 839113.

A beginner ballroom and Latin class takes place at the Dawn Chapman School of Dance at 6pm. For more information, call 01706 839113.

A yoga for pregnancy class is held at Union House at 7pm. For more information, call 07985 274181.

Tae Kwon-Do classes run at Ferney Lee School from 7.30pm until 8.45pm. For more information, call 07789 074198.

TUESDAY

Cornholme Community Centre at St Michael’s Church hosts a knit and natter group from 9.30am until 11.30am. Cups of tea and coffee are available for £1 and there is also a book sale. The group is followed by an over 60s lunch club, run by Age UK, from 11.30am until 1.30pm. A two-course meal is available for £3.50. For more information, contact Anne Morris on 07587 700355.

Age Concern Todmorden runs a lunch club at Walsden Cricket Club at noon. A two-course meal, tea and coffee is available for £3.50. Age Concern volunteers can collect people attending for the first time. For more information, contact Rachael or Catherine on 01706 817926.

Learn how to cook healthy snacks during an Incredible Edible Todmorden workshop at St Joseph’s Primary School from 3-5pm. To book a place at the session, call 07712 160600.

Starter tennis sessions for five to ten-year-olds are held at Todmorden Sports Centre from 4-5pm. For more information, call 01706 815265.

Functional pilates and core classes take place at the Fielden Centre at 6.30pm. For more information, call 01706 819239.

A belly dance group meets at Above the surface, Beneath the waves. The oriental style class is held at 7.15pm, followed by the tribal style at 8.15pm. For more information, contact Jan on 07900 270320.

Glyn Lee will give a talk titled ‘A pictorial journey through Lumbutts and Mankinholes’ at Todmorden Antiquarian Society’s meeting at the town hall at 7.30pm.

WEDNESDAY

Incredible Edible Todmorden is running a tour of the Long Causeway smallholding at 1pm, followed by a jam and chutney making demonstration. To book a place, call 07712 160600.

A new class of mature yoga for health runs at Central Methodist Church from 3.30pm until 4.30pm. The class is geared to the over 50s. Everyone welcome. For more information, call 01422 842398 or 07809 478174.

An adult ballet class runs at the Dawn Chapman School of Dance from 6-7pm. For more information, call 01706 839113.

Weekly life drawing classes are held at the Fielden Centre. The evening classes are on Wednesdays from 6.30pm until 8.30pm and are suitable for newcomers and more practised artists. Admission £6 per session. To book a place, contact Tina and Phil on 07598 303946 or 01706 550010.

A French and Spanish conversation session runs at 3 Wise Monkeys from 6.30pm until 7.30pm. For more information, call 07806 313923.

Todmorden Choral Society holds its weekly choir practice at Central Methodist Church at 7.30pm. For more information, contact secretary Linda Holmes on 01422 843486.

Todmorden Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society presents the romantic comedy ‘Nobody’s Perfect’ at the Hippodrome Theatre at 7.30pm. The production runs until Saturday. Tickets are available from Todmorden Information Centre or online at www.todhip.org.

Bailey’s Gym runs a ‘gut buster’ session at 8pm. For more information, call 01706 839225.

CALDERDALE

THURSDAY

Elysion Productions present a double bill of nostalgia and sweet revenge from the award-winning playwright Nicola Scholfield at Square Chapel, Halifax, at 8pm. ‘Hope in Boxes’ sees two grandchildren sorting through their Nan’s letters and photos. ‘A light in every window’ catapults the audience into a fast contemporary drama. More information, 01422 349422 or visit www.squarechapel.co.uk.

FRIDAY

Souled As Seen will provide the music for a Tamla Motown/Northern Soul night at the Ritz Ballroom, Brighouse, at 8pm. Tickets in advance are priced £11. For more information, call 01484 720058.

SATURDAY

Sesame Street Live comes to the Victoria Theatre, Halifax, at 2pm. Join your favourite Sesame Street friends when they take to the stage to share their love of music in ‘Elmo makes music’. For more information, contact the box office on 01422 351158 or visit www.victoriatheatre.co.uk.

The Ritz Ballroom hosts a rock ‘n’ roll night with Colin Paul and The Persuaders at 8pm. Admission £7.50.

SUNDAY

Sunday Smooth runs at the Ritz Ballroom from 7-11pm. This month’s edition will be Ceroc style. Admission £8.

WEDNESDAY

‘Halfway to Paradise’ - the Billy Fury Story comes to the Victoria Theatre at 7.30pm. Now in its 15th year, Billy’s own band Fury’s Tornados play his timeless hits set against a giant moving backdrop.