Category Archives: 3 Valley Vegans events

Events being put on by 3 Valley Vegans or where we have a stand or other presence (such as running the cafe, selling cakes etc)

21 Apr: Visit “Pigs in the Wood” Animal Sanctuary

Pigs in the WoodSaturday 21st April 2018

3VV have arranged for a group of us to visit the Pigs in the Wood pig sanctuary in Denby Dale, West Yorkshire. This is a sanctuary for pigs that promotes veganism and provides talks to schools and groups about pig welfare. The visit will involve meeting the pigs and observing them behaving naturally in their environment. We may be able to feed and or massage the pigs and have a walkabout in the woods with the pigs (if the pigs want to!). We’ll be provided with information about pig welfare and may even be able to have a picnic in the wood with the pigs (weather permitting).

It’s going to be (very) muddy so wear suitable footwear e.g. wellies.  The sanctuary needs funding to keep going so there is a minimum donation of £5 for adults.  Please bring a vegan lunch and drinks with you for our picnic.

We’re meeting at the sanctuary at 10.30 and will be going by car. We’d like to car share so if anyone is happy to drive then please let us know. We’ll be leaving Todmorden at 8.45 am. and Hebden at 9.00 am. If anyone would like to make their own way to the sanctuary the address is: Highbridge woods, Wakefield Rd, Scissett, HD8 8SZ.

See the facebook icon 16Pigs in the Wood Facebook page for more information about the sanctuary.

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8 Apr: Walk Mytholmroyd – Cragg Vale

Sunday 8th April circular walk,
Mytholmroyd to Cragg Vale. 7.5 Miles, 6 – 6½ hours.
Contact us if you wish to join.

Meet from 10.00 outside Mytholmroyd Station under the railway bridge on New Road opposite the Shoulder of Mutton pub, to depart at 10.15.

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A medium to hard walk through the varied & characterful hill side woods of Cragg Vale. Sturdy, ideally waterproof, walking boots will be required, a walking pole could be useful.

  • Terrain: Mixture of woodland paths, muddy tracks, stone paths, grassy muddy banks, steps- often uneven. Some very wet muddy areas.
  • Strenuousness: Several ascents & descents, can be slippy, muddy underfoot.
  • Dogs welcome: There are several stiles en route, the route passes through a couple of sheep fields.
  • Food & Drink: There will be a lunch stop at Dog bridge, a beautiful ancient stone clapper bridge crossing Turvin Brook, together with a couple of snack/drink stops en route.
    Please only bring Vegan food & drinks for lunch and also ensure you also have plenty of water and energy giving snacks/fruits too.

For those not wanting to do the whole route, the 901 bus can be caught in Hebden Bridge or Mytholmroyd up to the Hinchcliffe Arms, which would reduce the walk by 3 miles/2 hours, joining the group just before the lunch stop. There is also the option of leaving the walk at that point and again at 3¾ miles after the the lunch stop, when we reach Cragg Vale road and pass a couple of bus stops for the 901.
The first half of the walk is more strenuous, though there are still several ascents/descents on the second half.

A 901 Bus Time Table is available.

16 Mar: Drinks at Nelson’s, Hebden Bridge (rescheduled)

Sorry, we have had to reschedule this event to 16 March due to the adverse weather.

Please join us for an informal get together for drinks at Nelson’s in Hebden Bridge. There’s no need to email about this – just turn up on the night for a chat and a drink.

  • Friday, 16 March 2018 (no longer 2 March!)
  • 8pm
  • Nelson’s wine bar, Hebden Bridge, Crown St, HX7 8EH

Nelsons wine bar inside

25 Feb: Walk Tod to Hebden Bridge via Great Rock, Blackshaw Head & Heptonstall

The next 3 Valley Vegans walk is offered by Steve.

  • Sunday 25th February, 10.30 am
  • Tod to Hebden Bridge via Great Rock, Blackshaw Head & Heptonstall
  • 7 – 7.5 miles, approx 4 hours.
  • Meet at Todmorden Bus station.
  • Train or bus back to Tod after coffee or beer in Hebden.

Great Rock, Todmorden (Tim Green)Some steady hill climbing, likely to be muddy, suitable walkingboots/shoes required.

Bring packed lunch etc (please, vegan food and drink only).
Dogs welcome.

For more information, contact us.

(Image credit: The Great Rock, Staups Moor, Todmorden by Tim Green.)

 

3 Feb: Egg-free cookery demo #Todmorden

Update: the event has finished, you can now read the egg-free recipes!Egg-free cookery demo

You are invited to another 3 Valley Vegans cookery demo!

Egg-free cookery demo

Learn how to make plant-based alternatives to egg-dishes.
Enjoy taste testers throughout the afternoon.

Limited places are available.
Book now: email kim@3valleyvegns.org.uk

  • 3pm to 5pm, Saturday 3 February 2018
  • Central Methodist Church, Todmorden
  • Free entry
  • Gluten-free options
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Halifax Road OL14 5AW, behind Tod market

Funded by Todmorden Town Council and 3 Valley Vegans

3 Nov: #WorldVeganMonth gig with @LazloBaby in #Todmorden

World Vegan Month animationWorld Vegan Month 2017

This November, 3 Valley Vegans hosts a gig to celebrate World Vegan Month, supported by the Vegan Society.

Featuring balkan gypsy folk band LAZLO BABY and supported by local acts including PHIL REED (from Tod Folk Fest 2015) and STEVE ‘MANIFOLD’ ANDERSON.

Added to the bill is a short-but-sweet performance from Irish singer TRIXXI CORISH.

> Book your tickets online now! 

“Hailing from Eastern Stockport, Lazlo Baby bring you Balkan folksy ska with high octane exuberance. Whilst dabbling in the delights that klezmer, gypsy and trad Irish music have to offer, Lazlo Baby stitch together pounding melodies that’ll clobber you with their enthusiastic brouhaha.”

Lazlo Baby photo
Featuring balkan gypsy folk band LAZLO BABY

“Be whisked away by Phil Reed as he plays haunting traditional Irish melodies over live percussive and harmonious loops.”

Phil Reed photo
Supported by local acts including PHIL REED…

“Enjoy Steve ‘Manifold’ Anderson playing and singing finger picking country blues songs of the Broonzy, Willie McTell era.”

Steve 'Manifold' Anderson
…and STEVE ‘MANIFOLD’ ANDERSON

“Ease into the Irish section of the evening with the delightful voice of Trixxi Corish, straight from the Trades Club in Hebden Bridge.”

Trixxi Corish
Extra guest appearance by TRIXXI CORISH

Hot food will be available at the historic and accessible Fielden Centre in Todmorden. Gluten-free options available. Bring your own beer.

  • Friday 3 November 2017, doors open 7pm
  • Fielden Centre, Ewood Road, Todmorden OL14 7DD
  • By train: Northern Manchester Victoria/Leeds or Blackburn to Todmorden
  • By bus: 592 (First) from Halifax, Burnley or Todmorden to Tod High School
  • Tickets £5 or £8* with hot meal (gluten-free option available)

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