October 2019

As well as the regular weekly activities, there’s a variety of other events and attractions which vary from month to month. Events are free (unless otherwise specified) and all are welcome to join in. Outdoor events are weather permitting.

Tuesday 1 October

7pm Friends of Greenhead Park committee meeting in the Greenhead Park pavilion.

Wednesday 2 October

12.20pm – 1.30pm  An illustrated talk by Rev Mike Wilkins on the history of Holy Trinity Church which celebrates its 200th birthday this year. The building of the church was paid for by Benjamin Haigh Allen, then resident at Greenhead Hall. History Hour sessions are held in the Greenhead Park Community Room (in the cafe building by the tennis courts).  Free – no need to book.

Saturday 19 October

11am Huddersfield Library welcomes families to another of their free storywalks, meeting outside the conservatory cafe. The Odd Egg Storywalk celebrates National Adoption Week with a picture trail through the park to collect different eggs, reading from Emily Gravett’s beautiful picture book while looking for clues. The walk is aimed at families with children up to 8 years old. Numbers are limited so please make sure you book your free tickets – you don’t need tickets for the adults, just the children.

Sunday 20 October

2pm – 5pm Join the Pumpkin Parade organised by Meningitis Now for some spook-tacular lantern-lit family fun. As well as having a great time, you can help Meningitis Now raise valuable funds and awareness to continue their fight against meningitis and support families affected by this disease. Tickets cost £10 for a family (four people) and £3 for additional tickets, and families are encouraged to raise sponsorship if they can. Sign up now to get your fundraising pack, sponsor form and a voucher to exchange for a Halloween lantern or pumpkin on the day.

Thursday 31 October

11am Huddersfield Library is celebrating Halloween with a Spooky Storywalk starting outside the conservatory cafe. Families are invited to join this free walk inspired by the spooktacular picture book In the Dark, Dark Wood by Jessica Souhami.  Halloween fancy dress encouraged! Numbers are limited so please make sure you book your free tickets – you don’t need tickets for the adults, just the children.