Below are some recent updates from local clubs, groups and societies.
If you have an event or activity you want to tell us about, use our Event News form to get in touch.
For a full list of over-50-friendly groups and activities, see our In Touch directory.
An event for cyclists and non-cyclists of all ages and abilities including
Stunt Cycle Displays
Static Cycle Fitness Classes
Slow Cycle Challenge Course
Silly Bike Trials
Kids Balance Bikes
Guided Cycle Tours
Classic Motorcycle and Scooter display
Plus Much More!
Tickets in advance, from Todmorden Information Centre (online or in person): Adults – £5, Children – £2.50, Family – £12.50
Guide: Jill Liddington.
Join Northlight Artists for the first of this year’s Hebden Bridge Open Studios events. Some will be opening their doors for physical visits, some by appointment and some will have an online presence through the Open Studios website.
Guided walks from heart support group CREW
CREW Heart Support Group walks have restarted with 5 people plus a walk leader. To join a walk, you must first register for each walk, on the Crew Heart Support Website or by email – email@example.com
Memory Lane Cafes are back
The popular dementia-friendly cafes in Sowerby Bridge and Halifax started again in April.
For more information on the cafes, and to book your place, call June on 01422 706373 or 07920 549131.
New running group for people of colour
The Running Aunties is a running and walking group aimed at women of colour in Calderdale, supported by Active Calderdale and Staying Well. Read their stories of getting started and creating a group to support other women. Find out more.
Singing for the Brain sessions
The Alzheimer’s Society run weekly 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
Tai Chi Tigers
The Tigers have been working on a new video suitable for all levels of health and fitness – both standing and seated – to help Calm the Mind & give you a Strong Body. Exercises in this video show in detail how you can enjoy a Calm Mind and Strong Body. Beginners or experienced practitioners alike. The exercises will help achieve better balance both physically and mentally, experience more co-ordination, have a greater clarity of thought, feel more content, and have more energy, all with daily practice.