Events & Activities

Welcome to our directory of events and activities for the over 50s and older people in Calderdale.

As lockdown restrictions continue to be relaxed, we will update you with the latest information.  Click on the images below to access each page or scroll down for latest news.

If you have an event or activity you want to tell us about, use our Event News form to get in touch.

Latest news

09.10.20: Calderdale Industrial Museum has now set up it’s own dedicated Facebook page to add to its Facebook Group and Twitter pages. You can get the latest updates and news about the museum on tall 3 channels. Go to the Facebook page or the Twitter page.

05.10.20: New free adult cycle training is coming soon in Calderdale. Do you want help with your skills and confidence to ride a bike safely in traffic? Or to improve your bike skills, plan routes and get tips on basic cycle maintenance.  Find out more…

05.10.20: FREE mental health fitness sessions for men in Calderdale from 14 October to 25 November.Read more…

05.10.20: Macmillan Cancer Support are holding a virtual “end of treatment” health & wellbeing event on 22 October to help patients move on and regain health and fitness.Read more…

07.09.20 Yorkshire venues are gradually reopening.  The Welcome to Yorkshire website has more information.

03.07.2020: New dates for Brighouse Arts Festival.  The postponed festival will now take place from Friday 2 to  Sunday 11 October.  Find out more here.

24.06.2020: Healthy Minds workshops are back from 25 June.
These online workshops from Calderdale’s Staying Well Hub will help improve mental health and promote feelings of wellness.  You can try a variety of fun exercises including crafting for free.  Find out more and book here.

18.06.2020: Blackpool Illuminations will go ahead from 4 September until 3 January 2021.  Blackpool Show and Attractions have announced the dazzling light festival will take place this year with a 2 month extension to 3 January.  The live switch-on concert will be live streamed for free in association with MTV.

11.06.2020: Todmorden Book Festival goes virtual.
Tod book Festival will go ahead this year, but in virtual format from 6 to 14 November.  Find out more…

08.06.2020: Singing for the Brain sessions from The Alzheimer’s Society run weekly from 1 June 2020 on Wednesdays from 4pm to 5pm. The sessions use Zoom but can also be accessed by telephone if individuals do not have access to or are comfortable with the relevant technology/internet.

Find out more and see a live singing event

 

 

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