What’s happening around the district

TC and Joycey B's swing jive classes are back with a new ten-week programme at Mytholmroyd Community Centre, starting on Tuesday evening
TC and Joycey B's swing jive classes are back with a new ten-week programme at Mytholmroyd Community Centre, starting on Tuesday evening

THINGS to do and see and places to go in the area over the next few days.

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.

Have a go at Tibetan yoga and meditation at the Birchcliffe Centre at 10.30am. For more information, call 07967 974376.

The Hope Centre hosts pilates classes from 11.20am onwards. To book, call 07515 895413.

Share produce and ideas at a gardeners’ day at Callis Community Garden from noon. All welcome. For more information, call 01422 845868.

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

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.

The Hebden Bridge Hill Millies women’s Cotswold morris dancing group meets at Holme Street Arts Centre at 8pm. For more information, call 01422 842314.

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.

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

Waterside Gym runs a women’s self defence class from 6-7pm. For more information, call 01422 846088.

A flamenco dance class for beginners runs at Hope Baptist Church from 6pm to 7pm. Improver classes are held from 7pm to 8pm and intermediate classes run from 8pm to 9pm. For more information, contact Patricia on 07949 050039 or visit www.hebdenbridgeflamenco.org.uk.

Tales from the Wharf, an evening of traditional storytelling, will be held at the Stubbing Wharf Inn at 8pm. For more information, call 01422 844107.

Local band Pepper Jam will perform at B@r Place at 9pm. Free entry. For more information, call 01422 842814.

SATURDAY

Word of Mouth runs a crafty kids session from 10am until noon. Admission £7.50, including refreshments. For more information, call 01422 648299.

A lantern/shadow workshop will take place at Dodnaze Community Centre at 1pm. Everybody welcome. For more information, contact Caroline on 07913 162452.

Scenic crocodile cruises depart from outside the Stubbing Wharf every half an hour between 2-4pm. For more information, call 07966 808717.

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

SUNDAY

Create your own wall hung organiser during a workshop at Word of Mouth from 10am until 1pm. Make a four pocketed organiser and personalise it for yourself or customise it as a gift for somebody else. £15 admission. For more information, contact Jinny on 01422 648299.

A sponsored walk will take place around Blackshaw Head in aid of the East Africa Crisis Appeal. Setting off at 10.30am, there are three routes to suite all abilities, starting and finishing at the New Delight Inn. All routes are open to walkers and runners. For more information and to register for the event, contact Lucy Brill on 01422 843473.

Join the White Rose Archers for their regular archery session at Salem Fields from 12.30pm. For more information, call 01706 812845.

There will be a night of lights and shadows in the playground of Dodnaze Community Centre at 6.30pm. Soup and parkin will be available. Everybody welcome. For more information, contact Caroline on 07913 162452.

Learn the art of Iyengar yoga at the Hope Centre at 7.30pm. For more information, call 01422 649510.

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

The Hope Centre runs a gentle yoga class for the over 50s at 9.30am. For more information, call 01422 842398.

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 new low impact class with music from the 60s, 70s and 80s, starts today 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 to attend and learn a new skill.

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.

Classes of Nia dance, a new fitness and personal growth programme, are held at Central Street Infant School at 7pm. For more information, call 07788 626363.

A Wing Chun martial arts class is held at Dodnaze Community Centre from 7-9pm. Beginners welcome. For more information, contact Jay on 07816 911535.

Hebden Bridge Chess Club meets at the Trades Club at 7.30pm. For more information about the chess club, call 01422 842426.

Hebden Bridge Little Theatre’s production of ‘Straight and Narrow’ opens tonight. Jimmy Chinn’s play is a sharply observed comedy of family life which explores its complexity while providing moments of dark humour. Tickets for the play, which runs until Sunday, can be booked in person at Innovation or by calling 01422 843907.

TUESDAY

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

Baby yoga classes run at the Birchcliffe Centre at 11am and 2pm. For more information, call 07967 974376.

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.

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.

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 beginners’ burlesque dance course with Lady Wildflower runs at the Salem Centre at 8pm. For more information, call 07766 495291 or email lady-wildflower@hotmail.com.

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

WEDNESDAY

A core/cardio/box class for women is held at Hebden Bridge Boxing Club at 10.30am. For more information, call 07732 433243.

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.

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, call 01422 843349.

Hebden Bridge Camera Club meets at the Masonic Hall at 7.45pm. New members are always welcome. There is a £2 admission charge for guests. 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.

MYTHOLMROYD

THURSDAY

A keep fit class is held at Mytholmroyd Community Centre at 7.30pm. For more information, call 01422 883023.

SATURDAY

Dance classes for children aged four to 16 run at Calder High School from 9.15am until 11.15am. For more information, call 07970 734639.

Mytholmroyd Methodist Church hosts a fundraising concert with Forever Young at 7pm. All proceeds will go to Action for Children. Tickets priced £5, including refreshments, are available from Fay Fielding on 01422 882258 or on the door.

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 pilates class is held at Burnley Road School at 6.15pm. For more information, call 07734 791853.

TUESDAY

TC and Joycey B’s swing jive classes are back at a new venue, Mytholmroyd Community Centre. The new beginners’ ten-week season starts tonight at 7.15pm. Sessions teach a mix of jive, swing, Charleston, strolls, boogie and bop to music from the 30s, 40s and 50s. Each class includes a taught session, practice time and social dancing. £5 admission per class. For more information, call 01706 814996.

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.

FRIDAY

There will be an open mic night at the Cross Inn. All welcome. For more information, call 01422 847563.

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 boxing for ladies, non-contact session is held at Heptonstall Social and Bowling Club at 7pm. All ladies welcome. Admission £4.

LUDDENDEN

FRIDAY

A Macmillan coffee morning will be held at St Mary’s Church from 10am until 4pm. There will be coffee, cakes and an art display at the fundraising event.

WEDNESDAY

With the new series of Strictly Come Dancing just around the corner, have you been inspired to learn to dance? Then why not try the Argentinian style Tango dance in a class held at Kershaw House at 7.30pm? For more information about the class, call 01422 842344.

TODMORDEN

THURSDAY

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.

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.

Todmorden Unitarian Church hosts an evening of open worship featuring reflection, discussion and mediation from 7.30pm until 8.30pm. All religions and beliefs are welcome. Free entry. For more information, call 07806 775639.

FRIDAY

A range of activities including line and sequence dancing, singing, crafts and quizzes will take place at the next 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.

The Dawn Chapman School of Dance runs a Nia dance class at 10.30am. For more information, call 07788 626363.

Stitch and bitch, 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.

3 Wise Monkeys hosts Sci-Fi-Lo-Fi with DJ Wacka at 9pm.

SATURDAY

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

Friendly games of rounders take place in Centre Vale Park from 2-4pm. There is no charge to join in. For more information, call 07970 780514.

SUNDAY

The Bear is holding a taster day at which people can sample local produce. For more information, call 01706 813737.

Get help and advice for sewing and knitting projects at the Sunday surgery held at Cheeky Sew and Sew from 1-3pm. Free entry. For more information, call 01706 816181.

MONDAY

The next Todmorden Walkabout will set off from the reception area at Todmorden Community College at 11am. The short walks on level paths or pavements, which last about an hour, are ideal for getting started. New walkers are asked to arrive at 10.45am. For more information, contact walk leader 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.

An adult cheer fitness session takes place at the Dawn Chapman School of Dance at 6.30pm. 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.

Todmorden Bridge Club meets at Todmorden Golf Club at 7.30pm. New members are welcome. For more information, call 01706 371301.

TUESDAY

A jewellery making workshop will take place at B’DZ from 10am until noon. Those attending can make various personalised items. There is a £12 charge. Another session will be held from 7-9pm. For more information, call 07903 655662.

Age Concern Todmorden runs a lunch club at Walsden Cricket Club at noon. A two-course meal, tea and coffee is available for £3.25. Age Concern volunteers can collect people attending for the first time. For more information, contact Rachael or Catherine on 01706 817926.

Functional pilates and core classes run at the Fielden Centre. The level two session starts at 6.30pm, followed by level one at 7.30pm. £5 entry. For more information, call 07932 936089.

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.

An Ashtanga yoga class is held at Union House at 8.15pm. The class is aimed at beginners and those at an intermediate level. For more information, call 07985 274181.

WEDNESDAY

An adult ballet class runs at the old Conservative Club at 3pm. For more information, call 07929 576785.

Join in French and Spanish conversation 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, call 01706 810096.

The Mason’s Arms holds a quiz night at 9pm. Free entry.

CALDERDALE

THURSDAY

The Calderdale open art exhibition is running at Halifax Visitor Centre and Art Gallery until October 30. The exhibition features a diverse mix of more than 100 paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and textiles by people of all ages who live, work or study in Calderdale.

FRIDAY

The Ritz Ballroom in Brighouse is having a Tamla Motown/Soul Night with Stax of Soul at 8pm. Tickets priced £11 are available in advance by calling 01484 720058.

SATURDAY

The Sentimentalists arrive at Square Chapel for a night of songs of melancholia, irony and humour. The Sentimentalists present the songs of Joe Hirst and Phil Fowler, played by top quality musicians and sung by the downbeat, charismatic Phil Fowler. For more information, contact the box office on 01422 349422 or visit www.squarechapel.co.uk.

SUNDAY

The next Calderdale Heritage Walk will explore north Elland, looking at how the canal, railway, roads, industry and housing have changed the town since 1750. Meet David Nortcliffe by the top exit of the car park off Southgate, behind the Rex Cinema, at 2.15pm. For more information, visit www.CalderdaleHeritageWalks.org.uk.

Guitarist Chris Newman will perform at Square Chapel as part of a tour to promote his new solo CD ‘Still getting away with it’, a musical autobiography of his 40-year career.

MONDAY

Award-winning musical ‘Over the Rainbow’ returns to the Victoria Theatre at 7.30pm. Starring Sarah Jane Buckley, Maureen Nolan and Brian Fortuna, the show takes the audience through Eva’s life from her idyllic childhood to her studio work, live recording and finally her tragic death at the age of 33. For more information, contact the box office on 01422 351158 or visit www.victoriatheatre.co.uk.

Halifax Choral Society meets at the Carlton United Reformed Church at 7.30pm. The friendly group is preparing for a series of upcoming concerts and welcomes new members. For more information, call 01422 374216 or visit www.halifaxchoralsociety.co.uk.