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Age UK Health Walks

Date: 28 September 2014 - 27 November 2014

Every week

Location: Various

Time: 13:30 - 16:00

Cost: Free

Come and join in these fantastic walks, meet new people and stay fit and healthy. They are on every Thursday.

2nd October - Clough Bottom, Reservoir, Water - Meet at 1:30pm at Crown Point Road Layby near Burnley Rd East (BB11 3RT). Moderate walk, some inclines, downhill slope.

 9th October - Helmshore - Meet at Textile Museum Car Park at 1:30pm. Moderate alk, some inclines, downhill slope.

16th October - Irwell Vale - Meet at Rostron Arms BL0 0JZ at 1:30pm. Moderate walk, some inclines, downhill slope.

23rd October - Dunnockshaw Community Woodlands Paths - Meet at 1:30 at the car park. Moderate walk, some inclines, downhill slopes.

30th October - Healey Dell Whitworth - Meet at Station Road, Whitworth at 1:30pm. Easy to moderate walk, includes moderate inclines.

6th November - Stacksteads - Meet at Rose and Bowl Car Park at 1:30pm. Moderate walk, some inclines, downhill slope.

13th November - Stubbins and Chatterton - Meet at Duckworth Arms at 1:30pm. Moderate walk, some inclines, downhill slope.

20th November - Crawshawbooth/ Goodshaw - Meet at Indian Harvest/ White Bull BB4 8AJ at 1:30pm. Moderate walk, some inclines, downhill slope.

27th November - Bacup/Britannia = Meet at Douglad Road/Foxdale Close near Fire Station at 1:30pm. Moderate walk, some inclines.

All walks are subject to weather conditions. Please bring refreshments, especially if it is a nice day.

For further details please contact Janice Peters, Health & Wellbeing Team on 07896 925131.


Happening Today, 23 November 2014

Age UK Health Walks

Date: 28 September 2014 - 27 November 2014

Every week

Location: Various

Time: 13:30 - 16:00

Cost: Free

Come and join in these fantastic walks, meet new people and stay fit and healthy. They are on every Thursday.

2nd October - Clough Bottom, Reservoir, Water - Meet at 1:30pm at Crown Point Road Layby near Burnley Rd East (BB11 3RT). Moderate walk, some inclines, downhill slope.

 9th October - Helmshore - Meet at Textile Museum Car Park at 1:30pm. Moderate alk, some inclines, downhill slope.

16th October - Irwell Vale - Meet at Rostron Arms BL0 0JZ at 1:30pm. Moderate walk, some inclines, downhill slope.

23rd October - Dunnockshaw Community Woodlands Paths - Meet at 1:30 at the car park. Moderate walk, some inclines, downhill slopes.

30th October - Healey Dell Whitworth - Meet at Station Road, Whitworth at 1:30pm. Easy to moderate walk, includes moderate inclines.

6th November - Stacksteads - Meet at Rose and Bowl Car Park at 1:30pm. Moderate walk, some inclines, downhill slope.

13th November - Stubbins and Chatterton - Meet at Duckworth Arms at 1:30pm. Moderate walk, some inclines, downhill slope.

20th November - Crawshawbooth/ Goodshaw - Meet at Indian Harvest/ White Bull BB4 8AJ at 1:30pm. Moderate walk, some inclines, downhill slope.

27th November - Bacup/Britannia = Meet at Douglad Road/Foxdale Close near Fire Station at 1:30pm. Moderate walk, some inclines.

All walks are subject to weather conditions. Please bring refreshments, especially if it is a nice day.

For further details please contact Janice Peters, Health & Wellbeing Team on 07896 925131.

Cyber Cafe Drop In Session

Date: 18 May 2014 - 31 May 2015

Every week

Location: The Zone, Rawtenstall

Time: 13:00 - 17:00

Cost: Free

Cyber Cafe drop in for young people seeking advice and support on Education, Training and employment.

Different Moons Exhibition

Date: 15 November 2014 - 28 December 2014

Every day

Location: The Whitaker

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Cost: Free

Different Moons is an arts and heritage project, devised by Horse + Bamboo, to celebrate the local South Asian community.

DIFFERENT MOONS (this is an ongoing umbrella project under which the individual events fall).

 It’s aim is to rediscover the stories of the first migrants before they are lost, and then use them as a creative springboard to encourage new writing and art.

• DIFFERENT MOONS EXHIBITION

Saturday 15 November to Sunday 28 December 

Every Tues-Sat

10am-4pm

FREE

The Whitaker, Whitaker Park, Rawtenstall BB4 6RE

Different Moons is an arts and heritage project, devised by Horse + Bamboo, to celebrate the local South Asian community, rediscovering the stories of the first migrants.

The Different Moons exhibition opens on Saturday 15 November at The Whitaker in Rawtenstall. Using poetry, recordings, installations, paper-cut art and animation, it tells the stories of those who came to Britain from Pakistan and Bangladesh to work in the Rossendale Valley from the 1950s onwards.

 The exhibition will also have a number of parallel festival events running alongside it during November including a mela, theatre show, bazaar and mushaira (poetry reading).

See www.thewhitaker.org/eventsDifferent Moons 2014/different-moons/ for more info

Help Direct Drop In Session

Date: 22 June 2014 - 21 June 2015

On this day every month

Location: Rawtenstall Library

Time: 10:30 - 12:00

Cost: Free

Free Drop In Session run by Help Direct which is a sign posting service to help you with information, support, and guidance around lots of different matters.

 

Help Direct is a sign posting service, offering information, support and guidance around matters concerning Home and Garden, Managing Finances, Mobility and Transport, Learning and Leisure, Volunteering and much more.

We offer a stress-free way to get the help you need to ease your situation. We work with a wide range of organisations, community groups, charities and local councils getting you the help and support you need.

Owd Bacup Week 1914/18

Date: 17 November 2014 - 31 December 2014

Every day

Location: Various

Cost: Free

The Bacup Townscape Heritage Initiative Communications & Engagement Group has put together a programme of events and activities to commemorate and highlight life in Bacup during World War One.

 

Owd Bacup 1914/18

The programme includes exhibitions, talks, genealogy, food tastings and a play that depicts life in the trenches. Many of the events are interactive and therefore the Group encourages you to bring your own stories, artifacts, recipes and documents with you. The journey promises to be a surprising and enlightening experience

The Programme:

10th November, 4:30pm at Bacup Library: Your World War One Ancestor: where to Begin – there will be a talk by Fiona McIntyre from the Community Heritage Team on how you can research your family history from the wealth of freely accessible information available in libraries, museums and the Lancashire archives. Contact Bacup Library to book a place – in person, by phone 0300 123 6703 or email bacup.library@lancashire.gov.uk

11th November at The Boo Theatre- The Muddy Choir – there will be a special schools performance of the acclaimed play The Muddy Choir. The play aims to provide an insight into the experience of three boys in WW1.

12th November at Bacup Library WW1 Family History Drop-in – following on from the talk on by Fiona McIntyre, the Community Heritage Team is providing the facilities and support for you to research your own family members back to WW1 and beyond between 10am and 4pm in the Library. Contact Bacup Library to book a half hour session to look at the resources freely available with expert assistance from the Community Heritage Team – in person, by phone 0300 123 6703 or email bacup.library@lancashire.gov.uk

13th November on the streets of Bacup – Crime Walk PC Neil Gregson will be leading a crime walk around Bacup, and will be looking at the more famous cases. The walk will be happening on meeting at Bacup Police office, Union Square, Bacup at approximately 5:45pm to set off at 6pm. The walk should take about an hour to an hour and a half. The plan is to finish at the Nat on Todmorden Road for its opening at 7:30pm. Torch advisable.

1st December at Bacup Nat– there will be a travelling exhibition and talk entitled ‘World War One Shared Histories’ which looks at experiences of other countries during WW1 and focuses on the British Indian Army. This is an interactive event with opportunities to handle some of the exhibits, and wear uniform of the period. This event will run from 2pm to 5pm

13th December at Bacup Nat – there is an open day and an opportunity to experience Christmas in 1914 and a detailed reconstruction of a Fernhill Hospital ward from World War One

15th December at Bacup Library- 5pm-6:30pm- Steven Illingworth will present a talk on Conscientious Objectors in the First World War, highlighting the experiences of people in the local and regional contexts. Contact Bacup Library to book a place – in person, by phone 0300 123 6703 or email bacup.library@lancashire.gov.uk

November-December – there will be a display of photographs, facts and stories displayed in various venues throughout the event.

 

In 2015 we'll be time-travelling to Bacup in the 1930s and 40s.  What would you like to do on that journey?

Find out more at www.bacuptimetravel.org

Or www.bacupthi.org.uk

Or e-mail thi@rossendalebc.gov.uk for further information

The Royal Court Theatre Singers

Date: 07 September 2014 - 26 October 2015

Every week

Location: Royal Court Theatre stalls Entrance behind Morrisons

Time: 19:30 - 21:30

Cost: £3

Love singing ? Then come and join our informal but fun informal singing group 18 years + Learn to sing a variety of songs plus voice coach sessions included.

 

Every Monday 7.30 - 9.30 pm 

Contact: http://www.brct.co/ or managingdirectorscp@brct.co

 

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