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Nature Tots at YWT Stirley Farm

March 31st @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Monthly outdoor play and activities for under 5's. Dress to get messy!

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Underbank Rangers Under 5’s Training – Every Saturday

April 1st @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Suitable for ages 3 - 5 - for both boys and girls.

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Holmfirth Library – Lego Club

April 1st @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Events at Holmfirth Library and Tourist Information Office Monday 2pm – Storytime (term time only) Monday 6pm – Writers’ Group Friday 10.30am – Storytime (term time only) Friday all morning – tea and coffee morning on the first floor Saturday – Lego Club 1.30-3pm 47 Huddersfield Rd, Holmfirth HD9 3JH

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Stirley Farm Sunday – April 2017

April 2nd @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

A really special farm Sunday in April! As well as the chance to find out more about Stirley Community Farm and enjoy delicious refreshments in the CR8 barn, we will be giving you the opportunity to meet our newest arrivals on the farm - our gorgeous shorthorn babies!

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Upperthong Easter Egg Hunt at Hogley Farm’s Woods

April 2nd @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Easter egg hunt through small private woodland with swings, campfire to toast marshmallows and Easter crafts. Refreshments available with donations in aid of Upperthong School Support Group. All are welcome but please note that parking is limited so please walk if possible.

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Easter 2017 Project Sport Camps

April 10th - April 21st

Easter 2017 - Book now for 10% off! www.projectsport.org.uk/booking Holiday Projects Project Sport offer various projects during school holidays keeping the kids active while reducing the cost of child care for parents! A typical day on a Project Sport holiday project: 08:30 Early drop off (free) 09.00: Warm up games 09.30 Fun skills and drills 11:00 Snack Break 11:30 Themed activities 12:30 Lunch 13:30 Project Sport Individual Competitions 14:00 Games & Tournament 16.00 Parent Pick-Up 16.30 Late Picks (free)  …

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Sports Camps at Thongsbridge Tennis & Fitness Club

April 10th @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Come and enjoy action, excitement and fun multi-sport activities here at Thongsbridge Tennis & Fitness Club • Children of all abilities welcome from the age of 5 onwards • Home cooked lunches available • After hours camp available until 6pm

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Easter Extravaganza at Stirley Community Farm

April 12th @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An afternoon of fun Easter themed activities for all the family at Stirley farm

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It’s Spring – So it’s Lambing time! Open Farm at Coddy’s

April 14th - April 17th

Spring time heralds the season to enjoy new born lambs. Even just days old, they're playful and can be seen gallivanting around! Why not come and meet the lambs, you can even feed them, and then take a peek at our newly born calves. Spring is such a busy time at Coddy's Farm - you might even see a lamb being born! Then why not take a hop into our tearoom for delicious homemade food and refreshments!  Burgers, Hot and Cold Sandwiches, Meaty Pies…

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Join in the Easter Eggspress at Kirklees Light Railway

April 14th @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Travel by steam train aboard the Easter Eggspress to Shelley to meet the Easter Bunny!! The Easter Bunny has dropped all of his food in the play ground and needs everyone to help him collect it. He has also hidden some extra special Golden Eggs around the play ground too! The Bunny’s feeling very generous and everyone who helps collect his food in the Egg Hunt will receive a chocolate egg and there might be a bigger reward if you find a Golden…

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Holmfirth Parish Church Good Friday Drop In!

April 14th @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Holmfirth Parish Church - Good Friday Drop-in 10.00am to 12.00 noon - Gallery Room Come & enjoy! • Hot cross buns • Coffee & tea • Dabbling with crafts • Activities for children For further details, please contact 684924 www.holytrinityholmfirth.org.uk

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Easter at Full Life Church

April 14th @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Easter Made & Found Market at Yummy Yorkshire

April 17th @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Easter Made & Found Market at Yummy Yorkshire 17th April 2017 from 10am-4pm Browse the Made and Found Market in the Yummy Yorkshire Barn, with its beautiful textiles, handmade homewares, crafted jewellery, fine foods and even a tepee or two from 10am - 4pm. With music and free kids craft activities, there’s something to charm the whole family.

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Kids Be Happy Easter Workshops at Totties Garden Centre

April 18th @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Kids Be Happy Workshops at Totties Garden Centre Tuesday 18th & Wednesday 19th April (Easter holidays) 9.30am until 11am Make Sand Art pictures… Simply peel, pour and tap to create a fun picture Suitable for children aged 3 years and upwards £3 per child payable on the day to Kids Be Happy, just come along

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Natural Arts and Crafts at Stirley Community Farm

April 20th @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Get crafty and creative on the farm with natural materials in the great outdoors!

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Marsden Cuckoo Festival 2017

April 21st - April 23rd

MARSDEN CUCKOO FESTIVAL: Friday 21st to Saturday 22nd April 2017 ...... and maybe something on Sunday 23rd as well!! In Marsden, West Yorkshire! This annual celebration welcomes the return of the cuckoo to Marsden with artistic workshops, an all-day craft fair, a village procession, maypole and Morris dancing. The day culminates with a duck race & music from a local band Marsden's love for this feathered friend stemmed from the fact that the spring and sunshine always came along with…

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David Brown Tractor Museum Open Day

April 23rd @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 4th, 2017

David Brown Tractor Museum Open Day A museum and archive of David Brown Tractor memorabilia including the club shop and artefacts. Opening times 10am till 3pm Opening times 2017:- Sunday 22nd January Sunday 26th February Sunday 26th March Sunday 23rd April Sunday 28th May (Auction 10am) Sunday 25th June Sunday 23rd July Sunday 27th August Sunday 24th September (DO NOT COPY THIS DATA, SUBECT TO COPYRIGHT, THANK YOU!) Sunday 22nd October Sunday 3rd December  (Auction 10am)  

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Meltham Scarecrow Festival 2017

May 1st @ 10:00 am - 4:59 pm

Meltham Scarecrow Festival 2017   More details to follow soon..

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Holmfirth Festival of Folk 2017

May 5th - May 7th

Holmfirth Festival of Folk 2017 Holmfirth is a small pennine town which comes to life during the Festival of Folk. There has been a folk festival in Holmfirth for about 30 years. The Festival committee has been responsible for the last nine years and the festival has gone from strength to strength.We pride ourselves on producing a community based festival involving schools, local talent, most businesses in the town and, of course, a small army of volunteers. Our income is…

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Pinocchio at the Lawrence Batley Theatre

May 5th @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Jasmin Vardimon Company (Park, Freedom) returns with a brand new adaptation of the classic tale, PINOCCHIO. Based on the original book by Collodi and performed by a cast of talented dancers, pinocchio brings to life the famous marionette as he embarks on a fantastic journey to become a human boy. Showcasing Vardimon’s uniquely theatrical choreographic and directorial style, PINOCCHIO combines physical theatre, quirky characterisation, innovative technologies, text and dance to examine the idea of what it means to be human.…

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The Cider Press May Day Celebration 2017

May 6th

The Cider Press Cafe is two year's old, so why not come and join us? Sunday 6th May 2017 More details to follow soon New Laithe Farm, Deanhouse, Holmfirth, HD9 3TD

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Children’s Sausage Making Class at Coddy’s Farm

May 6th @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Children love eating home made sausages - so why not treat them to a fun sausage making course here at Coddy's Farm. It's hands on, messy and great fun! Our expert Chef will explain how they are made, talk to them about adding different flavours and then they'll all get stuck in. The Class will include a lovely lunch and the children will be able to take home 1kg of their very own hand made produce. Booking is essential. http://www.coddysfarm.co.uk/experiencedays.html

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A Day Out With Thomas at Kirklees Light Railway

May 13th @ 9:45 am - 4:00 pm
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Thomas the Tank Engine will be visiting the Kirklees Light Railway from the Island of Sodor with his friends Percy, Toby and Mavis. To make sure the engines all behave themselves and are really useful engines, Sir Topham Hatt, the Fat Controller, will be visiting us too. A fun-filled day out for all the family! The first train departs Clayton West at 10.00am and will be pulled by Thomas (this is the only train that Thomas pulls to Shelley) with…

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Dinosaur Detectives – Lawrence Batley Theatre

May 13th @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Remember when people thought the earth was flat? Once upon a time enormous creatures walked the earth, creatures that became known in Victorian times as ‘dinosaurs’. DINOSAUR DETECTIVES is a fascinating journey of discovery, fun and conflict surrounding the first fossil finds of Mary Anning, William Buckland and Gideon Mantell. A historical story about looking for dinosaur bones, combining puppetry with projection and shadow theatre. For all dinosaur enthusiasts, both young and old, this show is an absolute delight.

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Twinkle’s Big Day Out – Lawrence Batley Theatre

May 14th @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Budding ballet stars from across Halifax take to the stage to showcase the fantastic Babyballet show TWINKLES BIG DAY OUT. This fun and enjoyable introduction to the wonderful world of dancing and theatre features all of the Babyballet characters and Babyballet stars. There is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy through the fun-loving bears' adventures.

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Shepley Spring Festival 2017

May 19th - May 21st

Shepley Spring Festival 2017 19-21st May 2017 To celebrate 10 years of Shepley Spring Festival we have invited some very special artists. Awarded an MBE in 2014 and twice nominated for the Mercury Prize...Eliza Carthy and the Wayward Band will be headlining Saturday night at the festival. This band is big! Returning to the festival on Friday are the Moulettes with their poppy brand of progressive, psychedelic neo-classical folk rock!! Sunday sees one of the final performances of the highly…

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Forget Me Not Colour Run 2017

May 20th

Forget Me Not Colour Run Saturday 2oth May 2017, 12.30pm (run starts at 2pm) After our sell-out first year in 2016, Forget Me Not Colour Run is back for 2017! Run, Walk, Jog or Dance your way around the colourful 3.5km course. Along the route you'll be covered in our bright and colourful paint powder and you'll get to the end looking like you've just had a trip through the rainbow. The perfect event for all the family. Last year…

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Holmfirth Film Festival 2017

May 20th - May 26th

Holmfirth Film Festival 2017 The Seventh Holmfirth Film Festival runs from 20th- 26th May 2017. With over 50 award-winning new and classic films from around the world. For more details see their website - http://holmfirthfilmfestival.co.uk/

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Charity Spring Fair at Wooldale

May 20th @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come and join us at Wooldale Community Centre on the 20th May 2017 at our Charity Spring Fair. There'll be stalls, crafts, games, prizes - a really great fun day out for all of the family.

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Spring Bank Made & Found Market at Yummy Yorkshire

May 29th @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spring Bank Made & Found Market at Yummy Yorkshire 28th May  2017 from 10am-4pm Browse the Made and Found Market in the Yummy Yorkshire Barn, with its beautiful textiles, handmade homewares, crafted jewellery, fine foods and even a tepee or two from 10am - 4pm. With music and free kids craft activities, there’s something to charm the whole family.

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