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Friday 01 December 2017

Halifax Art Society December Syllabus 2017

This month's Halifax Art Society Syllabus

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Friday Writing at the Library - Emma Decent

6 new creative writing workshops at Brighouse Library with local writer, teacher and library staff member Emma Decent Relaxed and inspirational writing workshops using the library and its resources for help and ideas.

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Charity Christmas Tree Festival

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Todmorden Amateur Operatic Society - Blithe Spirit

Todmorden Amateur Operatic Society presents its production of the Noel Coward comedy

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Saturday 02 December 2017

Charity Christmas Tree Festival

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Todmorden Amateur Operatic Society - Blithe Spirit

Todmorden Amateur Operatic Society presents its production of the Noel Coward comedy

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Craft Fair - Friends of the Rydings

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Christmas Fair

The Mayor of Calderdale, Councillor Ferman Ali, invites you to a Christmas Fair.

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Daisy’s Café

The café serves soup and sandwiches, along with tea, coffee or juice for £2.50, or drinks and biscuits for £1.50, and offers support, advice and information for people affected by dementia and their families and carers.

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Tree Dressing in Centre Vale Woodlands

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Sunday 03 December 2017

Calderdale Ramblers: Ripponden to Ringstone Edge

A circular walk from Ripponden passing Ringstone Edge Reservoir and ascending to the top of Ringstone Edge moor. Some uneven footpaths as well as some easy walking.

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Calderdale Heritage Walks: Almshouses to Mansions

Looking at some 18th - 19th century private estates. Many now have new and quite different roles.

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Tuesday 05 December 2017

Beechwood park practical day

Meet members of Calderdale Countryside and Woodlands Service for a session of practical work in Beechwood Park (North Halifax).

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Wildside Health Walk – Sowerby Bridge

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Halifax Antiquarian Society: Autumn and Winter Syllabus 2017

Halifax Antiquarian Society - forthcoming lectures

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Wednesday 06 December 2017
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Thursday 07 December 2017
Black and white portrait photograph of author and actor, George Costigan

Author Talk - Adelle Stripe in conversation with George Costigan

Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile is a novel by Adelle Stripe, inspired by the life and work of Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar. George Costigan has recently published his first novel, The Single Soldier.

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Brighouse Art Circle December Syllabus 2017

Brighouse Art Circle is looking for new members. It is an informal and friendly society with weekly meetings. Activities include: life models, costume models, demonstrations, workshops and exhibitions.

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Friday 08 December 2017

Halifax Art Society December Syllabus 2017

This month's Halifax Art Society Syllabus

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Emma Decent - Library Words

Free event where writing produced in the Friday Writing at the Library workshops will be shared with an audience, and the library itself celebrated for its inspirational word-loving magic.

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Poster for Sunnybank Pre-School Christmas Fair with a snowman image

Sunnybank pre-school Christmas fair

A chance to see Father Christmas, refreshments and much more...........

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Mytholmroyd Historical Society

Mytholmroyd Historical Society 2017 programme

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Saturday 09 December 2017

Cromwell Bottom Practical Day

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Ryburn 3 Step: Ripponden Village Christmas Barn Dance

English country barn dances are relatively simple and fun. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

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Sunday 10 December 2017

Cunnery Wood Practical Day

Meet Chris Sutcliffe at Cunnery Wood, Shibden for a session of practical work looking after the nature reserve.

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Calderdale Ramblers: Hills and Dales

Christmas walk followed by lunch at 2.30pm at Meze, Brighouse.

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Cantorelli’s Afternoon Charity Christmas Concert

Join Cantorelli for a programme of carols and readings

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Cantorelli’s Tea-time Charity Christmas Concert

Join Cantorelli at Blackshawhead Chapel for a programme of carols and readings

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Tuesday 12 December 2017
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Wednesday 13 December 2017

Siddal Ward Forum

Do you want to have your say about local issues that are important to you?

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Hebden Bridge Local History Society: From Crime Scene to Holiday Camp

Stories of Hawdon Hall

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Thursday 14 December 2017

Brighouse Art Circle December Syllabus 2017

Brighouse Art Circle is looking for new members. It is an informal and friendly society with weekly meetings. Activities include: life models, costume models, demonstrations, workshops and exhibitions.

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Friday 15 December 2017
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Saturday 16 December 2017
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Sunday 17 December 2017
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Monday 18 December 2017
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Tuesday 19 December 2017
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Wednesday 20 December 2017
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Thursday 21 December 2017

OSCA Foundation - Family Archery Club

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Brighouse Art Circle December Syllabus 2017

Brighouse Art Circle is looking for new members. It is an informal and friendly society with weekly meetings. Activities include: life models, costume models, demonstrations, workshops and exhibitions.

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Christmas at Eureka Museum

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Friday 22 December 2017
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Saturday 23 December 2017
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Sunday 24 December 2017
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Monday 25 December 2017
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Tuesday 26 December 2017

OSCA Foundation - Family Archery Club

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Christmas at Eureka Museum

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Calderdale Heritage Walks: The Dark Side of Halifax

Certain areas in central Halifax have experienced objects such as severed heads, ghosts, creaking gibbets, strange burials and a guilty pig. Find out more!

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Wednesday 27 December 2017
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Thursday 28 December 2017
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Friday 29 December 2017
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Saturday 30 December 2017
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Sunday 31 December 2017

OSCA Foundation - Family Archery Club

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Christmas at Eureka Museum

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Calderdale Ramblers: Now this is Footpath Land!

Leading into Chiserley, Old Town and Pecket Well.

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Ryburn 3 Step: New Years Eve Family Barn Dance

English country barn dances are relatively simple and fun. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

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Monday 01 January 2018
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Tuesday 02 January 2018
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Wednesday 03 January 2018
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Thursday 04 January 2018
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Saturday 06 January 2018
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Sunday 07 January 2018
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Monday 08 January 2018
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Tuesday 09 January 2018
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Wednesday 10 January 2018
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Wednesday 17 January 2018
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Thursday 18 January 2018