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2018 EVENT LISTINGFiltered by: Calderdale MBC (16 Events) [clear]

Welcome to the event listings for the 2018 South Pennine Walk and Ride Festival. As we have so many events in 2018 we've introduced a new feature - you can now search the listings by activity, or by Local Authority area, using the filters on the right of the page. Then click on the event of your choice to get full details about start times and locations.

Updates

Due to the pocket guide going to print in July sometimes events have to change for the actual festival due to circumstances beyond our control. Please check the Walk and Ride Festival website for up to date advice.



For self guided routes throughout the year visit www.walkridesouthpennines.co.uk.

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Walk

08th September - The Overgate Hospice Midnight Walk

Start Time: 00:00
Starting at midnight on the 8th of September into the early morning of the 9th. This dog and family-friendly walk takes in a 7 or 13 mile round route around Calderdale with refreshments en-route and a goodie bag at the finish line. People usually finish between 2 and 6 hours depending on distance chosen.
Spectator Event

08th September - Through the Lens Photographic Exhibition

Start Time: 10:00
A beautiful collection of photographs taken from this years Through the Lens competition entries. The exhibition aims to show visitors the magic of the South Pennines captured on camera.
Walk

08th September - Reaps, Hambeldon and Gorple

Start Time: 10:15
Clough Foot to Reaps Cross, Hoar Side Moor, Black Hambeldon (refreshment stop), Hare Stones, Dicken Rocks and Gorple Reservoirs
Kite Making Workshop

08th September - FLY! The South Pennines Kite Festival Kite-making workshop

Start Time: 10:30
Join us at The Piece Hall for the Halifax Heritage Festival celebrations. Learn about stories of years gone by in a special oral history exhibition and join one of the guided heritage tours. Families can get involved in creative workshops - have a go at making your own kite to fly today or at FLY! The South Pennines Kite Festival or make a vegetable creature before potato printing a scene to go with them. Booking may be required, visit thepiecehall.co.uk/whats-on
Walk

08th September - Todmorden Open Studios Trail

Start Time: 11:00
Use our map and brochure to plan your own self-guided walking trail around The Todmorden Open Studios event. Stroll around art exhibitions in the town centre or head for the hills to visit outlying artists studios. See brochure for venues offering disabled access. Not suitable for dogs. Also on 9th September. You can take as long as you like visiting as many studios as you like.
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Award

09th September - National Navigation Award - Bronze Award PART 2

Start Time: 09:30
Provides the candidates with the basic skills of map selection, symbol interpretation, scale, orientation, use of handrails, distance estimation, compass skills, planning and safety procedures.
Cycle

09th September - Shibden Valley Explorer

Start Time: 09:30
A guided off-road cycle rid. A moderate mornings exploration of the bridleways around the beautiful Shibden Valley with members of the Rough Stuff Fellowship off-road Cycle Club. Not suitable for beginners.
Walk

09th September - The ups and downs of the Calder Valley

Start Time: 10:15
Assistance dogs only, family-friendly, guided circular walk.
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Walk

10th September - Langfield Common Heritage Walk

Start Time: 10:30
A high-level linear heritage walk that traces the boundary of Langfield Common above Todmorden, visiting packhorse tracks, a corpse road, milestones, boundary stones and a medieval deer park. Some rough ground involved. Starting at Todmorden train station and finishing at Hebden Bridge train station.
Walk

10th September - Moorland Sling Walk

Start Time: 11:00
Come along for a pleasant amble with your babe in arms, bring sun hats or bobble hats for you and baby and protect yourselves from whatever weather we end up with on the day. Amy will teach you some map reading skills and what to carry and hopefully you will eave with a little more confidence in getting out there with bambino. Bus stop at Blackshaw Head is about 1 km from the start and finish point.
Walk

10th September - Walk and Talk Club

Start Time: 13:00

Walk

10th September - Wainhouse Wander

Start Time: 13:00
A gentle 4 mile circular walk taking in the grounds of Wainhouse Tower and the surrounding area in Skircoat and King Cross. A chance to meet new people and enjoy some local facts and history provided by our walk leader. Suitable for all abilities. Part of the Halifax Central Walk and Talk Initiative.
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Walk

11th September - Back to the Fells! Fell running Taster

Start Time: 18:30
Have you ever wondered what fell running is all about? Find out with a friendly, supportive group running in our beautiful Pennine landscape. If you are able to run or jog 3mls/5km or you go to the gym regularly to keep up a level of fitness then please come along and join us! Wear your grippiest trainers and remember to bring an extra layer for the moors! And do stop for a drink with us afterwards in the Shoulder of Mutton.
Walk

11th September - Pop Out Walk

Start Time: 18:30
This walk is designed to encourage people to pop out after work for a walk in our lovely countryside. The walk will start with a steep climb into the woods that surround the town. The ground is uneven and may be muddy after rain, so stout footwear is necessary. It is not suitable for pushchairs. Dogs will need to be on a lead
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Walk

12th September - No Cat’ in Well

Start Time: 10:00
A lovely circuit of the Luddendean Valley visiting many historical points of interest. Dogs allowed on leads. Suitable for families with older children with endurance!
Walk

12th September - Walk and Talk with Warren

Start Time: 10:15
Visit a local nature reserve - Cromwell Bottom - birds, bees, trees, pond life, wild flowers, family friendly, easy access
The Bigger Boat