Outdoor Dewsbury: Event listings

Outdoor Dewsbury Festival's packed programme aims to get more people active.
Outdoor Dewsbury Festival's packed programme aims to get more people active.
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FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES

Phone Becca Dent on 07717 618850 or email Becca.Dent@canalrivertrust.org.uk to book activities or get more details.

August 10

Stand up paddle boarding. Ship Inn, Mirfield, 11am-12.30pm, 1pm-2pm, 2.30pm-3.30pm, and 4pm–5pm.

Parkrun Dewsbury. Run, jog or walk the 5km course. Crow Nest Park, Dewsbury, 9am start. Visit www.parkrun.org.uk/ to pre-register.

Rock Up and Ride cycling session. Burgh Mill Lane, off Ravenshouse Road, Dewsbury Moor, 10am–noon. No booking required.

August 11

Video editing workshops. Savile Town Wharf, Dewsbury, 9am-noon and 1pm-4pm.

Adults bat walk. Leggers Inn pub, Savile Town Wharf, Dewsbury, 8pm.

August 12

Family canoe river journey. Sands Lane, Dewsbury, 10am-1pm and 1.30pm-4.30pm.

August 13

Bear Grylls Experience: Wild Food Foraging. Savile Town Wharf, Dewsbury, 10.30am–1pm and 2pm-4.40pm.

Multi sports camp for children aged seven to 14. Boothroyd Junior School, Temple Road, Dewsbury Moor, 11am-3pm. Phone Neil Jones, 01484 234098.

Angling taster sessions. Dewsbury Arm, close to Savile Town Wharf, Dewsbury, 30 minutes blocks, 10am-3.30pm.

August 14

Family caving trip. Departs Savile Town Wharf, Dewsbury, at 9am. Returns 6pm.

August 15

Games in the Park. Fun games for children aged seven to 14. Crow Nest Park, Dewsbury, 1pm -4pm. No booking required.

Family canoe river journey. Sands Lane, Dewsbury, 10am-1pm and 1.30pm-4.30pm.

Wildlife walks. Meet outside the Leggers Inn, Savile Town Wharf, Dewsbury, 1pm-2pm, 2.30-3.30pm and 4pm-5pm.

Family bat walk. Leggers Inn pub, Savile Town Wharf, Dewsbury, 8pm.

August 16

Grass sledges, easy gliders, slack lines, rope swing and rope bridge building. Crow Nest Park, Dewsbury, 10am-4pm. No booking required, just drop in.

Midnight soccer for 14 to 19 year-olds. St John Fishers Catholic High School, Oxford Road, Dewsbury, 7pm-9pm. Phone Neil Jones 01484 234098 for details.

Yoga at the canal. All ages 3.30pm-4.30pm, adults only 4.45pm-5.45pm. Phone Becca Dent on 07717 618850 for more details.

A canal and riverside stroll, 3.5 miles. Leggers Inn pub, Savile Town Wharf, Dewsbury, 6.30pm.

August 17

Family waterway volunteering taster day. Savile Town Wharf, Dewsbury, 10am-noon and 1pm-3pm. Free lunch for volunteers who stay all day.

August 18

Guided cycle ride to cycle fest. Dewsbury Sports Centre, Longcauseway, Dewsbury, 11am. No booking required.

Sky Ride: Explore Earlsheaton Tunnel from the Spen Valley Greenway. Princess Mary Sports Stadium, Bradford Road, Liversedge, 10am prompt. Places must be booked in advance via www.goskyride.com/Kirklees.

Sky Ride: Ossett Busett Better to Bike It. Ossett Cricket & Athletics Club, Dimple Wells Road, 10am prompt. Places must be booked in advance via www.goskyride.com/Kirklees.

Video editing workshops. Savile Town Wharf, Dewsbury, 9am-noon and 1pm-4pm.

Yoga at the canal. Ladies only 2pm-3pm, family friendly 3.15pm-4.15pm. Phone Becca Dent on 07717 618850 for more details.