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19.10.2021 Newsletter

Well Connected events and activities

 Community activities in North Kirklees to help you connect with other people and improve your wellbeing. Find out more:

New daytime workshops from Creative Scene

Creative Scene commissions and produces all kinds of arts and cultural activities and events in and around the West Yorkshire towns of Dewsbury, Batley, Mirfield, Cleckheaton and Heckmondwike.


They are back running a range of in-person workshops:

  1. Art and Craft Club Tuesday from 9.30 – 11am, from 2 November to 7 December at Howden Clough Community Centre, Birstall

 Free fitness classes for over 35's men and women

G2M Fitness provide free box-fit classes for over 35's. 

The Return of the Great Birstall Sewing Bee-BEST!

Join us for The Return of the Great Birstall Sewing Bee-BEST!

Our fun, friendly and informal sessions are taking place every Wednesday at Howden Clough Community Centre.

New courses from Kirklees Success Centres

The link for enrolment for the below courses is:

Be a Maths Mate

Mentoring for Health and Wellbeing

October Half Term activities for kids

Batley Sporting Foundation

Join Batley Sporting Foundation for sport, craft and more fun activities this half term. Booking essential, use the booking form below:

Call 07475 019009 or email

Shaw Cross Sharks Rugby Club

S&G Sports Coaching will be delivering 3 full days of activities, keeping your children entertained and active through the holidays.

These camps are limited to just 30 places per day, so don’t miss out and avoid disappointment by booking your place on camps today.


Halloween Fun

Oakwell Hall Halloween Trail

Visit Oakwell Hall this half term for our Halloween Trail - pick up an activity bag at the Visitor Centre Shop between 10am & 3.45pm. 

Jem's Pit Stop's Pumpkin Trail, Batley and Birstall

This Halloween half term at Jem's Pit Stop

children eat free (Mon-Fri 9-4) and they can get a map to complete the trail and fill in the mystery phrase. 



23rd October - 31st October

Prizes to be won. 


Ponderosa Zoo Pumpkin Workshops

Pumpkin Workshop taking place between the 23rd to 31st October, 11:30am-3:30pm. 

Pick your very own pumpkin and paint on your ghoulish designs! This is subject to availability and a cost of £3 per pumpkin. 

Bleak House Halloween Party, Batley

Crow Nest Adventure Playground Spooky Play, Dewsbury

St Mary's Social Club baby and toddler sensory group, Batley, by Central Pointe Dance

Please note, the date is Wednesday 20th, not the 22nd

Daisy's Play Centre Halloween Little Chefs, Birstall

All inclusive Halloween Party at Sensory World, Dewsbury

Saturday, October 30, 2021, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM BST

The Black Horse kids Halloween Party, Batley

Please let the organisers know if you are coming so they can work out numbers for pumpkins/party bags etc.


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All events and information are correct at the time of publishing. BBEST take no responsibility for events being cancelled or rearranged.

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