Your guide to what’s happening around the area this week

Stella Hill is presenting an exhibition of work by her late mother, Jean Burns, at Todmorden's Platform One Gallery
Stella Hill is presenting an exhibition of work by her late mother, Jean Burns, at Todmorden's Platform One Gallery

Here is your guide to what is happening around the area over the next few days.

Todmorden

Thursday

Exercise

20 20 20. Bailey’s Gym, Walsden, 9.30am.

Tai Chi class for the over 50s. Fielden Centre, 10.30am. Call 01706 817926.

Zumba class. DC Dance, the Old St John Ambulance Hall, Victoria Road, 6.30pm. Call 01706 839113.

‘Aerobics with no mirrors’. Todmorden Cricket Club, 6.30pm. Call Karen on 07880 743972.

Spinning, Bailey’s Gym, 6.30pm.

Other

World Premiere of Tim Benjamin’s Opera ‘Emily’, also tomorrow and Saturday. Hippodrome Theatre, Todmorden. 7.30pm. Tickets from www.emilyopera.co.uk

Retrospective art exhibition featuring all the works of the late Jean Burns, staged by her daughter Stella Hill (pictured). From today until July 29. Platform One Art Gallery.

Luncheon club. Roomfield Baptist Church, noon. Call Ruth on 01706 817556.

Horse riding group taster sessions. Longfield Equestrian Centre, 5-8pm. Call 01706 812736.

Independent Nightlife, a club for adults with learning disabilities. The Crypt, St Mary’s Church, 7pm.

Open mic night. Hanuman Thai, Water Street, 8pm. Call 01706 817010.

Crafts

Sew Solid Crew sewing group. Cheeky Sew and Sew, Rochdale Road, 6.30pm. Call 01706 816181.

Friday

Exercise

Boot camp. Bailey’s Gym, 7am. Call 01706 839225.

Tai Chi and Qigong class. Yew Tree Court, Walsden, 9.40am. Call Marsha or David on 01422 240730.

Oak Todmorden for the over 50s. Central Methodist Church, Bramsche Square. Sequence class 10-11am. Line dancing 11.10am until 12.10pm. Tai Chi 12.15-1.15pm.

Tea and taster lessons including half an hour of riding, plus tea and biscuits. Longfield Equestrian Centre. Sessions take place on weekday mornings. To book, call 01706 812736.

Zumba class. Dawn Chapman School of Dance, noon. Call 07788 626363.

Coached junior tennis sessions. Todmorden Tennis Club, 4-5pm and 5-6pm. Visit www.todmordentennis.co.uk.

Baby ballroom class for children aged four to six. Dawn Chapman School of Dance, 5pm. Call 01706 839113.

Circuits training. Bailey’s Gym, 6pm.

Food

Oak Todmorden for the over 50s. Central Methodist Church. Refreshments served from 10am until 1.30pm.

Age UK Todmorden lunch club. Social club, Halifax Road, noon. Call Mike or Catherine on 01706 817926.

Music

Oak Todmorden for the over 50s. Central Methodist Church. Singing for fun, 1.30-2.30pm.

Todmorden Community Brass senior band practice. Band room, Wellington Road, 7.45pm. Call Liz on 01706 818882.

Crafts

Knit Wits knitting group. Cheeky Sew and Sew, 10.30am.

Other

Oak Todmorden for the over 50s. Central Methodist Church, 10am until 3pm. Drop in for crafts, quizzes and information on trips and events. Visit www.oaktodmorden.co.uk for more details.

Saturday

Exercise

Insanity. Bailey’s Gym, 9.30am.

Coached junior tennis sessions. Todmorden Tennis Club, 2-3pm and 3-4pm. Visit www.todmordentennis.co.uk.

Crafts

Jewellery making workshop. B’DZ, Halifax Road, 10.30am until 12.30pm. Call 07903 655662.

Other

Cyclists set off from Jack’s House pub, 8am, to Blackpool and back to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Fundraising event in which Kim Davies will lose her locks for the Little Princess Trust plus face painting, barbecue, raffle and men’s leg and chest waxing. Jack’s House pub, 2.30pm to 5pm.

Sunday

Exercise

Kettle Bells, Bailey’s Gym, 10am.

Todmorden Walkabout, two-hour walk on local towpaths and lower hills. Meet at Morrison’s main entrance at 11.15am. New walkers are asked to arrive at 11am. Call Karen on 01706 819118.

Monday

Exercise

Boot camp, Bailey’s Gym, 7am.

Zumba discount class. DC Dance, Victoria Road, 2-3pm. Call 01706 839113.

Street dance class. Dawn Chapman School of Dance, 4-5pm. Call 01706 839113.

Six pack abs. Bailey’s Gym, 6pm, followed by Step Blast 6.30pm.

Beginner ballroom and Latin class. Dawn Chapman School of Dance, 6pm. Call 01706 839113.

Women’s tennis. Todmorden Tennis Club, 6.30pm. Visit www.todmordentennis.co.uk.

‘Aerobics with no mirrors’. Todmorden Cricket Club, 6.30pm. Call Karen on 07880 743972.

Yoga for pregnancy class. Union House, 7pm. Call 07985 274181.

Other

Age UK Todmorden club. Roomfield House, 10am until 2.30pm. Call Mike or Catherine on 01706 817926.

‘Elevenses’ – cuppa, cake and a chat. Vale Baptist Church, Cornholme, from 10.30am until noon.

Music

Three Valleys Gospel Choir weekly choir practice. Central Methodist Church, 7.30pm. Call Helena Cook on 07759 815946.

Tuesday

Exercise

Weights and resistance, Bailey’s Gym, 9.30am.

Oak Todmorden for the over 50s, gentle exercise to music class. Roomfield House Community Rooms, 12.30pm. Call 07786 004516.

Spinning, Bailey’s Gym, 6.30pm.

Belly dance group. Sarah’s Dance Studio, Fielden House, Rochdale Road. Oriental style at 7.15pm, tribal style at 8.15pm. Call Jan on 07900 270320.

Crafts

Knit and natter group. Cornholme Community Centre at St Michael’s Church, 9.30am until 11.30am. Followed by an over 60s lunch club, run by Age UK, until 1.30pm. Call Anne Morris on 07587 700355.

Music

Todmorden Community Brass runs Beginners Brass. Band room, Wellington Road 5.30pm. Followed by the 5 Note and training band. Call Liz on 01706 818882.

Other

Mobile Sight Loss Information Service: advice from Action for Blind People. Morrisons supermarket, Rochdale Road, 10am to 4pm.

Calderdale Women’s Centre weekly drop-in session. Room 13, Todmorden Community College, 10am until noon. Call 01422 323339.

Age UK Todmorden lunch club. Walsden Cricket Club, noon. Call Mike or Catherine on 01706 817926.

Wednesday

Exercise

Boot Camp, Bailey’s Gym, 7am.

Afternoon sequence dancing. Walsden Cricket and Bowling Club, 1.30pm.

Mature yoga for health class. Central Methodist Church, 3.30pm. Call 01422 842398.

Adult ballet class. Dawn Chapman School of Dance, 6-7pm. Call 01706 839113.

Insanity. Bailey’s Gym, 6.30pm.

Zumba fitness class. DC Dance, 7-8pm. Call 01706 839113.

Crafts

Weekly life drawing class. Fielden Centre, 6.30pm. Call Tina or Phil on 07598 303946.

Other

Todmorden Photographic Society weekly meeting. St Michael’s Community Centre, Cornholme, 7.30pm.

Hebden Bridge

Thursday

Exercise

Strength and stretch session. Judo premises above Purdy Pine, off Valley Road, 9.15am. Call Caron on 07896 353946.

Yoga for pregnancy class. Blessingway, Birchcliffe Centre, 10am.

Abs workout. Judo premises above Purdy Pine, off Valley Road, 10.30am. Call Caron on 07896 353946.

Gentle exercise class. Waterside Gym, 2-3pm. Call 01422 846088.

Mature yoga for health classes. Midgley Community Centre, 4.45pm and 6pm. Call 01422 842398.

Circuits training class. Waterside Gym, 6pm. Followed by a body conditioning session at 7pm. Call 01422 846088.

Ashtanga yoga class. Calderdale Yoga Centre, 7pm until 8.30pm. Call 07985 274181.

Zumba class. Waterside Gym, from 8-9pm. Call 01422 846088.

Music

Hebden Bridge Flamenco (pictured). Salem Community Centre, 6.30pm (beginners) and 8pm (improvers). Call Patricia on 07949 050039.

Calder Valley Voices weekly practice. Methodist Church, 7.15pm.

Other

‘I Do’ wedding exhibition continues until July 28. Heart Gallery, Market Street.

Toddler group. Dodnaze Community Centre, 10am until noon. Call Josie on 07913 162452.

Baby yoga class. Blessingway, Birchcliffe Centre, 1pm.

Watercolour and drawing classes. Machpelah Works, 1.15pm and 7pm. Call 01422 845415.

Calder Ward Forum, Waterfront Hall, Hebden Bridge Town Hall. 6.30pm for 6.45pm start.

Painted, drawing and mixed media workshop. Word of Mouth, 7-9pm. To book a place, call Jude on 07902 039339.

Simple guided Christian meditation. Hope Baptist Church, 7.30pm. Visit www.hope-baptist.org.uk.

Quiz night. Stubbing Wharf, 9.30pm. Free entry and free supper.

Friday

Exercise

Yoga classes. Hebden Therapy Centre, 9.30am and 11.15am. Call Richard on 07976 583077.

Women’s boxercise session. Hebden Bridge Boxing Club, 9.30am. Call Kate on 07732 433243.

Yoga class. Hebden Therapy Centre, 5.30pm. Call 07925 102461.

Strength to strength body workout. Judo premises above Purdy Pine, off Valley Road, 6-7pm. Call Caron on 07896 353946.

Wing Chun kung fu class. Dunkley House, Albert Street, 6pm. Call 07884 020028.

Crafts

Crafty Friday: make your very own heirloom bear with guidance and encouragement from Dawn James. Each session £95 - includes lunch and all the materials for your bear. Gibson Mill, Hardcastle Crags. Call 01422 844518.

Watercolour and drawing class. Machpelah Works, 10am. Call 01422 845415.

Music

Ragged Richman Band, Crown Inn. 9pm, free entry.

Other

Hebden Bridge Open Studios weekend today, tomorrow and Sunday, for details see Page 29.

Halifax and Calder Valley branch of the MS Society runs yoga classes for people with the condition. Hebden Therapy Centre, Wragley House, 2pm. Call Liz Schofield on 01422 206692.

Saturday

Exercise

Juniors recreational boxing. Hebden Bridge Boxing Club, 10am. Followed by women’s boxing training session at 11am. Call Kate on 07732 433243.

Zumba dance fitness class. Waterside Gym, 2.45pm. Call 01422 846088.

Other

Handmade Arts Market, 10am to 4.30pm, Holme Street Arts Centre, free admission.

Jumble sale in aid of Calder Valley Youth Theatre. 10.30am to 2.30pm, Hebden Bridge Town Hall.

Element 10th anniversary, 10am to 5.30pm. Element Jewellery, Market Street.

Pop up Pots. Former Hebden Bridge Arts Festival shop, Albert Street, 11am until 5pm, and tomorrow.

Sunday

Exercise

Strength to strength body workout. Judo premises above Purdy Pine, off Valley Road, 10am. Call Caron on 07896 353946.

All abilities keep fit class. Waterside Gym, 10.30am. Call 01422 846088.

Iyengar yoga class. Hebden Therapy Centre, 7.30pm. Call 01422 883877.

Other

Indoor bazaar. Holme Street Arts Centre, 10am until 4pm. Admission by 10p donation to local animal charity.

Monday

Exercise

Strength and stretch session. Judo premises above Purdy Pine, off Valley Road, 9.15am. Call Caron on 07896 353946.

Drop-in yoga class. Calderdale Yoga Centre, 9.30am until 11am. Call Jon on 07990 541229.

Gentle mature yoga class. Hebden Therapy Centre, 10am. Call 01422 842398.

Boxercise for over 50s. Hebden Bridge Boxing Club, 10.30am. Call Kate on 07732 433243.

Coaching sessions. Cragg Vale Tennis Club. 4pm – four to seven-year-olds; 5pm – seven to ten-year-olds; 6pm – juniors aged 11 and over; 7pm – adult cardio tennis. Sessions run by Angela Crossley Tennis Coaching. Call 07793 718701.

Bootcamp. Hebden Bridge Boxing Club, 6.15pm. Call Kate on 07732 433243.

Showgirl fitness class. Hope Baptist Church, 7pm. Call 07766 495291.

5Rhythms Dance class. Methodist Church, 7pm. Call Francis on 07749 418640.

Circuits training. Waterside Gym, 8-9pm. Call 01422 846088.

Crafts

Life drawing class. Linden Mill, 11am. Call 07889 279454.

Chatty Crochet. Hope Baptist Church, 1.30pm.

Weekly creative writing group, 7.45pm to 9.15pm. Word of Mouth, Valley Road. Ring Janine 0796 8093030.

Other

After school club for five to 11-year-olds. Dodnaze Community Centre, 4pm until 5.30pm. Call 07913 162452.

Music

Early morning Taize singing session. Burlees House, Hangingroyd Lane, 8am. Call 01422 844333.

Tuesday

Exercise

Hatha yoga class. Calderdale Yoga Centre, 9.10am. Call 01422 844402.

Tai Chi class. Calderdale Yoga Centre, 1-2pm.

Baby yoga class. Blessingway, Birchcliffe Centre, 2pm. Call 07967 974376.

Dansworks Dance Academy street dance class. Salem Centre, 4.45pm. Followed by an adult ballroom and Latin class from 6-7pm. Call 07795 165082.

Yoga for pregnancy class. Blessingway, Birchcliffe Centre, 5pm.

Boxing based fitness circuit for men and women. Hebden Bridge Boxing Club, 6.15pm. Call Kate on 07732 433243.

Yoga classes. Calderdale Yoga Centre, 6.20pm and 8pm. Call Richard on 07976 583077.

Crafts

Art group. Wadsworth Community Centre, from 1-3pm. Call Anna on 01422 847231.

Other

Meditation session. Hebden Therapy Centre, 12.30pm. Call 01422 842424.

Young at Heart Singers. Mytholm Court, Church Lane, 1-2pm. Call Josie on 01422 842093.

Call in at Dodnaze Community Centre for a cup of tea and a chat, 2pm until 3.30pm. Call Josie on 07913 162452.

Creative arts session for people with dementia and memory problems. Hebden Bridge Town Hall, 2.30pm. Call Sharon on 07598 387772.

Buddhist meditation class. Birchcliffe Centre, 7pm. Call 01422 846456.

Wednesday

Exercise

Mature yoga for health class. Old Town Community Centre, 9.30am. Call 01422 842398.

Core – cardio – box, women’s fitness class. Hebden Bridge Boxing Club, 10.15am. Call Kate on 07732 433243.

Strength to strength body workout. Judo premises above Purdy Pine, off Valley Road, 6.30pm. Call Caron on 07896 353946.

Yoga for pregnancy class. Blessingway, Birchcliffe Centre, 7.30pm.

Crafts

Sewing workshop. Word of Mouth, 10am. Call Helen Brewster 07513 359164.

Weekly after-school sewing workshop for youngsters aged nine and above. Word of Mouth, 3.30pm. Call Helen Brewster on 07513 359164.

Art class. Dodnaze Community Centre, 7pm. Call Josie on 07913 162452.

Sewing workshop. Word of Mouth, 7-9pm. Call Helen Brewster 07513 359164.

Music

Calder Valley Women Singers weekly practice. Hebden Bridge Town Hall, 7.30pm. Call 01422 843349.

Open mic night. Stubbing Wharf, 9pm. Call 01422 844107.

Music session. Fox and Goose, 9pm. Call 01422 842649.

Other

Hebden Bridge Camera Club weekly meeting. Masonic Hall, 7.45pm. Call 01422 885244.

Heptonstall

Tuesday

Music

Irish music session. White Lion, 8.30pm. Call 01422 842027.

Wednesday

Exercise

Zumba class. Heptonstall Social and Bowling Club, 6-7pm.

Food

Supper club. White Lion, 6.30pm.

Mytholmroyd

Thursday

Exercise

Yoga class. Scout Road Methodist Church, 6pm. Call Richard on 07976 583077.

Saturday

Other

Weight Watchers meeting. Mytholmroyd Community Centre, 9.30am. Call 01422 845497.

Conservative coffee morning hosted by Coun Richard Marshall and Jill Smith-Moorhouse, 11am to noon, Mytholmroyd Community Centre.

Afternoon tea, all welcome, Mytholmroyd Methodist Church, 3.30pm to 5pm.

Sunday

Exercise

Zumba fitness class. Burnley Road Academy, 10.30am. Call Lesley on 07801 821618.

Monday

Exercise

Tai Chi and Qigong class. Mytholmroyd Methodist Church Hall, 5pm. Call Marsha or David on 01422 240730.

Tuesday

Exercise

Mytholmroyd Mini Movers: dance classes for pre-school children. Mytholmroyd Methodist Church, 9.30am. Term time only. Call Victoria on 07886 756941.

Keep fit class. Mytholmroyd Community Centre, 6.45pm. Call Sue on 07976 958282.

Hepcats Jive Club swing jive classes for beginners and intermediates. Mytholmroyd Community Centre, 7.15pm. Email joyce@hepcathop.com.

Wednesday

Exercise

Zumba class. Burnley Road Academy, 7pm. Call Lesley on 07801 821618.

Luddenden

saturday

Open gardens

Fourteen gardens open to the public, 11am to 5pm (pictured). Tickets £5 from the car park in Luddenden Lane.

Luddenden Foot

Tuesday

Exercise

Hebden Royd United Ladies want players aged 16 and over. Luddenden Foot football ground. Call 01422 884261.