Life skills and interests

An Introduction to Mindfulness|

Mindfulness is a skill which we can all learn. It involves an ability to become aware of what is happening in the present, moment by moment, without worrying and judging,...

Date & times

Thursday 20 October 2022 at 2pm - 4pm

Venues

Online

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Assertiveness & Communication|

Delivered by our partners at the Richmond Fellowship, this 2 week course looks at how we communicate.  Together we will discuss the practical tools and techniques to help us improve...

Date & times

Tuesday 7 February 2023 at 1pm – 3pm

Venues

Kirklees Recovery College, Kirklees Recovery & Wellbeing College, Pathways, Nettleton Rd, Mirfield, WF14 9AQ

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Couch to 5K|

This course is designed for learners who may do little or no exercise.  Over the course of nine weeks we will take you from couch potato to completing a five...

Date & times

Tuesday 17 January 2023 at 10.30am - 12pm

Venues

Greenhead Park – Cafe, Greenhead Park, Huddersfield HD1 4HS

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Eat Well for Less|

Would you like to know more about cooking healthy, tasty food on a budget? If so then this four week course is for you! With the squeeze on all our...

Date & times

Friday 25 November 2022 at 10am - 1pm

Venues

Kirklees Recovery College, Kirklees Recovery & Wellbeing College, Pathways, Nettleton Rd, Mirfield, WF14 9AQ

View course Eat Well for Less
Exploring Nature’s Lost Words|

Join librarians Leah & Nicola at Mirfield library for three uplifting sessions exploring words, nature, stories and creativity.   We’ll be using ‘The Lost Words’ by Robert Macfarlane & Jackie...

Date & times

Thursday 9 March 2023 at 10:30 - 11:45 am

Venues

Mirfield Library, East Thorpe Lodge, Huddersfield Rd, Mirfield WF14 8AN

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Fun and Games at Christmas|Fully Booked

Here at the Recovery & Wellbeing College, we are ditching everything digital this December to recapture the fun-loving spirit of Christmas past.  Reviving good old fashioned family entertainment, we will,...

Date & times

Monday 12 December 2022 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Kirklees Recovery College, Kirklees Recovery & Wellbeing College, Pathways, Nettleton Rd, Mirfield, WF14 9AQ

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Green Doctors – Energy Saving Tips Workshop|

The Green Doctors are part of the charity Groundwork. In this session, provided in partnership with Wakefield Recovery College, the Green Doctors will be offering free, impartial advice to help...

Date & times

Thursday 13 October 2022 at 11am - 12pm

Venues

Online

View course Green Doctors – Energy Saving Tips Workshop
History Walk|

Join us and the Friends of Crow Nest Park for a short, guided history walk in the beautiful surroundings of Dewsbury Park.  Learn about the fascinating past of the buildings...

Date & times

Wednesday 8 March 2023 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Venues

Wild Life Lodge, Crow Nest Park, Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury Moor, Dewsbury

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Introduction to African Drumming|

The benefits of djembe drumming in a group is widely recognised.  This can prove to be a joyful and therapeutic experience bringing a sense of belonging and harmony to all...

Date & times

Friday 10 March 2023 at 11am - 12.30pm

Venues

Kirklees Recovery College, Kirklees Recovery & Wellbeing College, Pathways, Nettleton Rd, Mirfield, WF14 9AQ

View course Introduction to African Drumming
Kayaking-Winter Paddle|

Thanks to the success of the Kayak Taster sessions that we have been running this year with our partners Blackdog Outdoors, we are now offering ‘one off’ Winter Paddle sessions....

Date & times

Thursday 1 December 2022 at 10:45am-1:30pm

Thursday 8 December 2022 at 10:45am-1:30pm

More dates available

Venues

Calder & Hebble Navigation, Canalside, The Wharf, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, HX6 2AG

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Knitting for Wellbeing Taster|

Did you know that knitting can reduce depression and anxiety, boost feelings of wellbeing and help you to cope with pain?  These are just a few of the many benefits...

Date & times

Thursday 20 October 2022 at 10am - 12pm

Venues

Kirklees Recovery College, Kirklees Recovery & Wellbeing College, Pathways, Nettleton Rd, Mirfield, WF14 9AQ

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Mood and Food|

During this informal two week course, delivered by our partners at the Richmond Fellowship, we will look at the links between what we eat and our mental and physical wellbeing. ...

Date & times

Tuesday 10 January 2023 at 1pm - 3pm

Venues

Kirklees Recovery College, Kirklees Recovery & Wellbeing College, Pathways, Nettleton Rd, Mirfield, WF14 9AQ

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Quiet The Mind: The Practice of Meditation|

Quiet the Mind: The Practice of Meditation Are you always on the go; continually having somewhere to be and something to do?  Do you struggle to switch off and give...

Date & times

Tuesday 21 February 2023 at 1.30pm - 3pm

Venues

Kirklees Recovery College, Kirklees Recovery & Wellbeing College, Pathways, Nettleton Rd, Mirfield, WF14 9AQ

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ROKT Climbing|

ROKT Climbing Our Partners ROKT Climbing Gym are launching more free climbing courses for our Calderdale and Kirklees Learners. Don’t be put off if you have never been climbing before...

Date & times

Venues

ROKT Climbing Gym, Mill Royd St, Brighouse HD6 1EY

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Self Esteem and Resilience|Fully Booked

Delivered by our partners at The Richmond Fellowship, this two week course will help learners to discover how to improve feelings of self worth and to build their self esteem. ...

Date & times

Tuesday 15 November 2022 at 1pm - 3pm

Tuesday 21 March 2023 at 1pm - 3pm

Venues

Kirklees Recovery College, Kirklees Recovery & Wellbeing College, Pathways, Nettleton Rd, Mirfield, WF14 9AQ

View course Self Esteem and Resilience
Song Writing! (In collaboration with Creative Minds)|

Are you a music lover? Would you like to meet new people and collaborate in a creative setting with others? Have you ever fancied having a go at writing your...

Date & times

Thursday 12 January 2023 at 10:00-12:00

Venues

Hope Street Resource Centre, Hope Street Halifax HX1 5DW

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Steps to Success|

Back by popular demand!  This inspiring eight week course delivered by Kirklees Success Centre introduces us to different strategies we can use to help develop our self-esteem, motivation and plans...

Date & times

Wednesday 1 February 2023 at 1pm - 3.30pm

Venues

Kirklees Recovery College, Kirklees Recovery & Wellbeing College, Pathways, Nettleton Rd, Mirfield, WF14 9AQ

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The Golden Age of Hollywood: Christmas Special!|Fully Booked

Come and enjoy some old-school Hollywood glamour, with a Christmas twist! Book your seat now for this extra-special, Christmas-themed celebration of the Golden Age of Hollywood! 😊 In this one-off...

Date & times

Thursday 8 December 2022 at 1pm - 3.30pm

Venues

Kirklees Recovery College, Kirklees Recovery & Wellbeing College, Pathways, Nettleton Rd, Mirfield, WF14 9AQ

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What the heck are archives|

Have you ever wondered if you were descended from a knight? or if your family name bears a coat of arms? Archive research can help you find out more about...

Date & times

Wednesday 18 January 2023 at 10.30am – 12pm

Venues

Kirklees Recovery College, Kirklees Recovery & Wellbeing College, Pathways, Nettleton Rd, Mirfield, WF14 9AQ

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Write Time for Wellbeing|

Come and join us on our brand new writing course. We will encourage you to use a type of mindfulness, using writing to provide you with the space and time...

Date & times

Monday 16 January 2023 at 10.00am - 12.30pm

Venues

Community Links, Huddersfield (CLEAR), 32-34 Lion Chambers, John William Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1ES

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Yoga: Breathe, Move, Relax|People lying on yoga mats

Join us for this brand-new course, where together we will explore the various tools and techniques of Yoga including breathing practices, gentle flowing movement, meditation and relaxation.  It will provide...

Date & times

Thursday 26 January 2023 at 10.30am – 11.30am

Venues

Kirklees Recovery College, Kirklees Recovery & Wellbeing College, Pathways, Nettleton Rd, Mirfield, WF14 9AQ

View course Yoga: Breathe, Move, Relax