Hobby & Special Interest Groups

Welcome to our In Touch directory of over-50-friendly Hobby & Special Interest Groups across Calderdale.

Scroll down for a list of more groups and clubs with meeting dates and times in alpha order…

Running a group or club but not listed?  Add your details here.

Club details subject to change.  Please check direct where contact details are provided.

(Halifax) Aachen Society
The purpose of the Society is to promote and maintain friendship between Halifax and Aachen by fostering exchanges, links and projects to examine issues of mutual interest.

(Halifax & District) Amateur Radio Society
Tuesdays at 7pm
Elim pentecostal Church, Ryburn St. Sowerby Bridge
01422 341317.

Art Classes with Angie
Wednesdays from 1.30pm to 3.30pm
The Space at Field Lane, HD6 3JT.
Call 01484 556924.

Art Group in Hipperholme (with tutor)
Tuesdays from 1 to 3pm
Christ Church, Hipperholme, HX3 8AA

Art Group (with Illingworth & Bradshaw Social Group)
Thursdays from 10am to 12pm
IIllingworth Moor Methodist Church, HX2 9LL.
Call 01422 249070.

Art Group with SOFA (Southowram Over 50s Association).
Mondays from 1.15pm to 2.45pm
Southowram Community Centre, Law Lane, HX3 9SD.
Call 01422 346204.

Art Group in Todmorden
Tuesdays from 1.30 to 3.30pm
Todmorden Health Centre.

(Halifax) Art Society
Fridays at 10.30am
All Saints Parish Hall, Godfrey Rd., Skircoat Green HX3 0RR.

Hipperholme & Lightcliffe Art Society
Meet Tuesdays from 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Brighouse Rest Centre, HD6 1AB.
See website 

Art – Ladies who Paint
Saturdays from 10.30am to 12.30pm
All Saints Church, Skircoat Green, HX3 0SD.

Ballet for the Over 50s
Mondays at 3pm
St. Thomas Parish Hall, Rochdale Road, Greetland.
07754 941975.

(Brighouse) Bridge Club
A friendly members club meeting three mornings each week from 9.30am to 1.00pm and three evenings from 6.30pm to- 10.0pm each week.  Newcomers of any standard are welcome with FREE lessons available.
The ASSEMBLY ROOMS BRIGHOUSE (opposite Millers Bar) Parking next door with disabled access.
Membership costs £15 per year with a session charge of £2.50.
See Web Site for details  or email  brighousebc@btinternet.com

Calderdale Family History Society
4th Thusday in the month
The Maurice Jagger Centre, Halifax HX1 1UZ.
Call 01422 364691.

Calderdale German Circle
2nd Wednesday in the month at 7pm
The Maurice Jagger Centre, Halifax HX1 1UZ.
Call 01422 364691.

Calderdale Heritage Walks
Walks around historic parts of Calderdale, usually Sunday afternoons for about 2 hours.
They run a winter and summer programme.
See their website for more details or email CdaleHeritageWks@gmail.com

Calderdale Ramblers
Walks throughout Calderdale
See website for details

(Hebden Bridge) Camera Club
Every Wednesday at 7.45pm
Hope Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge, HX7 8EW
Call 01422 882567.

(Arts4Brighouse) Cinema Club.
3rd Thursday in the month at 7.30pm.
St. John’s Church, Rastrick.

Community Choir
Tuesdays at 6pm to 7pm
The Space @Field Lane, Burnsall Rd, Rastrick HD6 3JT.

Community Choir
Thursdays from 7 to 8.30pm
Christ Church, Hipperholme, HX3 8AA.
01422 371199.

(Wichfield Grange Community) Choir
A dementia friendly community choir.
Mondays from 10am-12pm
Witchfield Grange, Brow Lane, Shelf, Halifax HX3 7QL
07879 664318.

(Three Valleys Gospel) Choir
Mondays 7:30pm-9:30pm
Central Methodist Church, Union Street S, Todmorden OL14 5AW
07879 664318

(Halifax) Concert Band

Countrywomen’s Association
Meet 2nd Monday  in the month
St.John’s Church Community Room, Cragg Vale. 2pm to 4pm.
Call 01422 884134 for details.

(Open Cafe with) Crafts
Saturdays from 3 to 5pm
Cross Hills Methodist Church, Greetland HX4 8JG.

Craft Group at Rastrick Library
2nd Tuesday in the month from 10.30am to 12pm.
Rastrick Library, HD6 3NE.

Crafty Club with Illingworth & Bradshaw Social Group.
Wednesdays from 10am to 12pm
Illingworth Methodist Church, HX2 9LL.
Call 01422 249070.

Mondays at 6pm
The Stage Door Studio, Halifax HX1 5SU.
Call 01422 200334.

(Brighouse Scottish) Country Dance Club
Every Thursday from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.
Waring Green Community Centre, Brighouse, HD6 2AX.
Call 01484 421859.

Friends of Hebden Bridge Station
regular litter picking, gardening and watering of plants at and around the station.
Check the website for details.

(Halifax) Film Society
Occasional Sundays at 7.30pm – call or check website.
The Maurice Jagger Centre, Halifax HX1 1UZ.

(Halifax) Flower Club
3rd Monday at 7.30pm
Ardern Road club, Halifax.
Contact 07789 482233 for details.

(Huddersfield) Flower Club
3rd Wednesday
Huddersfield Mission, HD1 1QA.
Call 01484 421461.


Friends of Lister Lane Cemetery
The Friends seek to promote the conservation and appreciation
of the cemetery as a place of remembrance, of historicalimportance, ecological value and natural beauty.
See their website or email friendsofllc@yahoo.co.uk

(Greater Elland) Historical Society
Wednesdays at 7.15 to 9pm.
Elland WMC, Roseberry St, Elland.

(Local) History Group
2nd Tuesday from 5pm
at Rastrick Library, HD6 3NE.
Call 01484 714858.

(Halifax & District) Irish Society

Knit & Natter
Tuesdays from 10am to 12pm
St. Andrew’s Methodist Church, Halifax HX3 0AT.

Knitting Group
Wednesdays from 2 to 3pm
St. Matthews Church, Northowram, HX3 7AF.

(The) Lost Chord Ensemble
Meets monthly at 7 to 9:30 pm usually on a Sunday, in the Little Theatre bar, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EE. Musicians (with their music stand) are invited to come and play some light music selections. If you are coming for the first time, please contact chris.browne@tiscali.co.uk with details of your instrument so that a pad of music can be made available.

(Halifax) Model Railway Club
Monday’s and Wednesdays at 7 to 9.30pm.
5 Deal Street, Haliax HX1 1QX.

(Rythm & Brews Community) Music Group
Starting Wednesday 25th January
Every Wednesday from 1.30 to 3pm
Calderdale Music, The Old Courthouse, Blackwall, Halifax HX1 2DL
01422 401260
Visit website

(Sacred) Music Group
Thursdays at 2pm.
St James’ Church, Church Lane, Hebden Bridge, HX7 6DS.
Everyone welcome.

(Young at Heart) Music Group
Tuesdays at 1pm
Mytholm Court, Church Lane, Hebden Bridge HX7 6DT.

New Age Kurling
Tuesdays from 3.15 to 4.15pm
Christ Church, Hipperholme, HX3 8AA.

New Age Kurling with Illingworth & Bradshaw Social Group.
Tuesdays from 11.15am to 12.15pm
Illingworth Methodist Church, HX2 9LL.
Call 01422 249070.

New Age Kurling with SOFA
Thursdays from 2pm to 3pm
St. Anne’s Community Centre, Southowram, HX3 9SD.
Call 01422 351765.

Old Tyme & Sequence Dancing
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1.45 to 4pm
OSCA Foundation, Forest Cottage, Ovenden HX2 8AD.

(Todmorden Amateur) Operatic And Dramatic Society
See website for details

(Senior Citizen’s) Orchestra
Tuesdays from 2pm to 3pm
St Jude’s Church, Free School Lane, Halifax HX1 2XE
Find out more

(Todmorden) Orchestra
See website for details

Photography Group
4th Saturday in the month at 10.30am
Rastrick Library, HD6 3NE.
01484 714858.

(Calder) Quilters
1st and 3rd Friday afternoons at 2pm.
The Maurice Jagger Centre, Halifax. HX1 1UZ.

Quilting & Crafting Group
1st Saturday from 10am to 3pm
All Saints Church, Skircoat Green, HX3 0SD
01422 353103.

Reader’s Group at Rastrick Library
3rd Thursday from 5pm.
Call 01484 714858.

Rotary Club of Halifax www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/homepage.php?ClubID=197

Rotary Club of Sowerby Bridge.  Meet Mondays. https://www.facebook.com/rotaryclubofsowerbybridge

Ryburn Folk  Club. Wednesdays from 8pm at Hollins Mill, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2QG.  in the month from 5pm.

Sewing & Needlecraft
Tuesdays, 1pm to 3pm
The Space at Field Lane, Burnsall Road, HD6 3JT.
Call 01484 556924.

Sing for Fun
Monday’s at 11am
The Stage Door Studio in Halifax. HX1 5SU.
Call 01422 200334.


Singing for Fun with SOFA (Southowram Over 50s Association).
Tuesdays from 2pm to 3.15pm.
St. Anne’s Community Centre, Southowram. HX3 9SD.
Call 01422 351765.

Singing Group
Tuesdays from 1.45 to 3pm.
St. Matthew’s Church, Northowram, HX3 7AF.

Singing Group – Magic Moments
Calderdale Music, The Old Courthouse, Blackwall, Halifax, HX1 2DL
Wednesdays (various dates) from 1.30 to 3pm
£5 per session, this cost includes a free hot drink from Rhythm & Brews coffee shop.
See session dates

Song Group
Wednesdays at 10am to 12pm
St. Paul’s Methodist Church, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2EQ
07778 627921.

Song Group
Thursdays at 7pm
Southgate Methodist Church, Elland.

Spin & Yarn Craft Social
2nd Tuesday in the month from 1pm to 3pm
The Dinsdale Room, The Piece Hall, HX1 1RE.

Stonecarving for Beginners
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 4pm and Saturdays from 12pm to 4pm.
Shaw Lodge Mills Boys Lane, HX3 9EZ
07519 931784.

Table Tennis
Wednesdays from 10am
Brighouse Central Methodist Church, HD6 1AQ.

Table Tennis with SOFA (Southowram Over 50s Association)
Thursdays from 2pm to 3pm
St. Anne’s Community Centre, Southowram. HX3 9SD.
Call 01422 351765.

(Willow Tree) Textile Group
Tuesdays at 3pm
The Willow Tree Cafe No.5, HX6 3AH.

U3A Todmorden (University of the Third Age)
3rd Thursday in the month from 1.45pm
Central Methodist Hall, Todmorden. OL14 5AW.

Whist Group
Every Tuesday from 1.15 to 4pm
The Maurice Jagger Centre, Halifax HX1 1UZ.
01422 364691.

End of listings.

Find Health, Wellbeing & Fitness Groups and Classes
Find Friendship & Social Groups



%d bloggers like this: