What’s happening around the region - your guide to the weekend and beyond

Mytholmroyd St Michael's Amateurs The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: the four children are Tom Graham (playing Peter), Stephen Wrathall (Edmund), Emily Johnson (kneeling - Lucy) Jennifer Doyle (Susan)
Mytholmroyd St Michael's Amateurs The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: the four children are Tom Graham (playing Peter), Stephen Wrathall (Edmund), Emily Johnson (kneeling - Lucy) Jennifer Doyle (Susan)

THINGS to do and see and places to visit around the district 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.

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

A new 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.

There will be an Open Worship event, which is for reflection, discussion, mediation,which is open to all religions and beliefs. The event is free and runs from 7.30pm to 8.30pm at Todmorden Unitarian Church. For more information call 07806 775639.

HX7 Jazz Presents “Just East” from 7.30pm at the Trades Club from 7.30pm. Tickets are £12, £9 concessions, and for more information call 01422 845265.

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.

Halifax Art Society members are exhibiting more than 70 works of art at Brooklyn Studios, Hangingroyd Lane, Hebden Bridge, from today until November 27.

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

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.

The White Ribbon campaign is celebrating National White Ribbon Day by showing the film “Provoked” at b@r place, Crown Street, from 7.30pm. Tickets for the event are £5 and London comedian and activist Kate Smurthwaite will also be performing.

The Stubbing Wharf on King Street presents Tales from the Wharf: traditional storytelling, from 8pm Tickets are £5, £4 concessions, and to book your place call 01422 844107.

There is a Dubbin’ up the punk event from 9pm at the Hole In The Wall from 9pm. Entry is free and for more information call 01422 844059.

SATURDAY

A vintage fair will be held at Holme Street Arts Centre from 10am until 4pm. More than 20 exhibitors will be displaying their products at the event and food will be available. Entry £1. Some of the proceeds will be donated to charity.

There is a Steiner Advent Fair from 11am to 4pm at Hebden Bridge Methodists Church, Market Street. For more information call 01422 882302.

Santa will visit the Christmas Fair at Blackshaw Head Chapel from 1pm. There will be crafts, games and home produce, as well as lunch and tea in Pat’s Pantry.

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

Creative types will be able to learn Kantha - Indian quilting folk art,from 10am to 4pm at Word of Mouth, Hangingroyd Lane. Tickets are £32 and to book your place call 01422 648299.

Listen to Axis Sound System (vintage reggae) performing at the Hole In The Wall, Hangingroyd Lane, from 9pm. The gig is free and for more information call 01422 844059.

SUNDAY

There is an experiential healing workshop from 10am to 6pm at the Hope Centre, Hope Street, To book tickets, call 07951 011423.

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

There is a jam afternoon from 4pm at the Hole In The Wall, Hangingroyd Lane. The musical event is free and for more information call 01422 844059.

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, 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 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, Holme Street, is putting on a production of Terence Rattigan’s moving drama “The Deep Blue Sea” from 7.30pm. The show also starts at the same time on Tuesday and Wednesday. For tickets, call 843907 or visit Innovation in St George’s Square.

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.

Mountain of Hope holds a step teaching class 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 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. 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

FRIDAY

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

The Heptonstall village pantomime returns from 7pm at Heptonstall Social and Bowling Club, Acre Lane. There are also two performences tomorrow at 2pm and and 7pm For more information call 01422 843149.

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.

THURSDAY

St Michael’s Amateurs present C. S. Lewis’s The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe at St Michael’s Church Hall, Mytholmroyd (7.15pm). Also Froday and Saturday and a Saturday matinee (2.15pm). Booking essential - ring hotline 01422 885596 or visit www.stmichaelsamateurs.org.uk

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.

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 held at Mytholmroyd Community Centre 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.

WEDNESDAY

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

SATURDAY

Take part in a two and a half mile walk around Luddenden Foot, led by Sheena Ellwood, who has written At the Foot of the Lud. Meet at the Luddenden Foot Civic Centre, Station Road, at 1.15pm to leave at 1.30pm. There will be tea and coffee afterwards in the centre and the cost is £2.

A zumba class takes place at the Luddenden Foot Civic Centre, Station Road, from 7.15pm to 8.15pm. It costs £4.

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.

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.

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.

Come and swap clothes and raise money for the Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) charity during a swishing party at Walsden Cricket Club at 7.30pm. Tickets priced £7 (including supper) are available from Jay Laurie’s hairdressers on Burnley Road or by calling Lowis on 07950 222679.

There is Sci-Fi-Lo-fi with DJ Wacka from 9pm at the 3 Wise Monkeys on Water Street.

SATURDAY

There is a Water Street Winter Wonderland from 10am to 5pm. Entertainment, stalls, food and a snow machine will all be present at the event on Water Street.

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

Learn to make curtains at Cheeky Sew & Sew. The event , which runs from 10.30am to 3.30pm, costs £40 and to book your place call 01706 816181.

Listen to Todmorden Choral Society singing as the Christmas lights are switched on from 4pm to 4.30pm, at Peace Garden, Todmorden Town Hall.

Walsden Cricket Club hosts a presentation evening and race night at 7.30pm. All welcome.

SUNDAY

Get help and advice for sewing and knitting projects at the ‘Sunday stitch’ sewing group, which meets at Cheeky Sew and Sew from 12.30pm until 2.30pm Free entry. For more information, call 01706 816181.

MONDAY

Todmorden Walkabout are hosting a short walk on paths and pavements. Meet at Todmorden Community College Reception at 10.45am for an 11am start. For more information, call 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

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, call 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, below the Queen Hotel. 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.

Hippodrome Youth Theatre’s seasonal story ‘HONK’ hits the stage tonight at the Halifax Road venue. The modern re-telling of Hans Christian Anderson’s classic ‘The Ugly Duckling’ runs until Saturday.Tickets are available from Todmorden Information Centre on 01706 818181.

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

Learn to alter and repair clothing from either 2pm to 4pm or 6pm to 8pm at Cheeky Sew & Sew, Rochdale Road. For more information call 01706 816181

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

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.

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, contact secretary Linda Holmes on 01422 843486.

CALDERDALE

THURSDAY

Learn to weave with the Square Circle at the Square Chapel Theatre, Square Road, Halifax, from 1.30pm. Term tickets are £7 - for more info call 01422 349422 or visit www.squarechapel.co.uk.

FRIDAY

Have a laugh at Dick & Liddy’s Comedy Club at the Victoria Theatre, Fountain Street, Halifax. Tickets are £9, £8 concessions, and for more information, call 01422 351158 or visit www.calderdale.gov.uk/victoria.

SATURDAY

Whiteley’s Academy of Performing Arts is performing a festival of dance at the Victoria Theatre, Fountain Street, Halifax. Tickets range from £11 to £15 and for more information, call 01422 351158 or visit www.calderdale.gov.uk/victoria.

MONDAY

Aspiring singer/ songwriters and musicians between 13 and 19-years-old are invited to a “write to record” session at the Square Chapel Theatre, Square Road, Halifax, from 6.30pm. The class is £3 to attend and for more information, call 01422 349422 or visit www.squarechapel.co.uk.