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About
#WatchThisSpace

Watch This Space is the newest of our projects. Thanks to funding from West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership, we will be working In partnership with EdShift and Well Beings we will be delivering a range of projects and sessions which connect young people with nature and improve mental health.

All of our projects have been chosen to reconnect young people to nature based activities and help them try new and exciting activities which are proven to improve mental health, confidence, resilience and physical health.

Below you can find our list of activities and book on to one or more!

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See our activities

Activities Calendar

Activities List

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Nature Studio

20 August

Fancy learning how you can observe nature's  natural forms and the properties of materials to sculpt and construct an object?

In this workshop you will make an object or pattern to either leave in the landscape, hang in a tree for someone to find, or take it home to treasure

For:

8-12 yrs

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Home from Home

13 August

Home from Home ( Sketch and sculpture workshop) led by renowned local sculptor, Frank Darley.

 

Participants consider what home means for them, sketch and create

a small sculpture of that home using the nature they find at HardCastle Crags.

When completed the ‘homes’ are taken on a walk into nature and placed in suitable locations to be photographed.

For:

8-12 yrs

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Walk & Talk Sessions

Dates in August

Walk through the beautiful borough of Calderdale with our staff team and experience the fresh air, nature and countryside of Calderdale.

For:

8-12 yrs & 12-17 yrs

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Bushcraft Taster Sessions

Dates from June to September

Bushcraft Taster Sessions working in partnership with Brigantia Bushcraft. Get outdoors, experience nature, meet new people.

For:

8-12 yrs & 12-17 yrs

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Yoga Taster Sessions

Dates in July

Yoga Taster Sessions with local professional yoga instructor, Carla Daly. Experience yoga for the first time at a beginner level and see if its for you! 

For:

12-17 yrs

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Outdoor Photgraphy

Dates from June to September

Nature based photography workshops with one of Calderdale's leading photographers, Danny Thompson.

For:

8-12 yrs & 12-17 yrs

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There be Dragons!

29 July

Facilitated by renowned drama practitioner Sohail Khan, this workshop will encourage your child to use their imagination through play and rebuild social connections characterisation in a beautiful green space in Halifax. 

For:

7-11 yrs

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Art Based Workshops

Dates in August

Arts Based Workshops delivered by various artists and creatives in Calderdale. Connect with nature and get creative.

For:

8-12 yrs & 12-17 yrs

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Casting Nature

6 August

You will use natural textures such as grass, flowery shrubs, flowers, seed heads, pine cones, sycamore seeds, leaves and take inspiration from the natural patterns and forms to create a beautiful nature cast that you will get to take home. 

For:

8-12 yrs

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Nature Based Yoga & Creative Arts Workshops

July - August

Sessions to help children reconnect with themselves and their environment through yoga, mindfulness and creative activities. Based in Todmorden.

For:

8-12 yrs & 12-17 yrs

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Outdoor
Boxing & MMA

Dates from June to September

Boxing and MMA taster sessions outdoors with Laura Kaung from Halifax ABC. Great for those wanting to try out boxing for the first time in a Covid-Safe environment.

For:

8-12 yrs & 12-17 yrs