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What's on in Golcar

Note to local organisations: if you would like to publicise your events please send details by email to the address on the "Contact" page or bring details into Renaissance2 on Town End. Non-commercial organisations can advertise free of charge, commercial organisations will be asked to pay a small fee.

Holistic Massage - an ancient healing art right for modern needs

Roz Roberts Holistic Massage

Contact Ros to discuss your requirements. Her website is here massage sessions or call on 01484 659936

Renaissance 2, 36 Town End, Golcar

The Golcar Calendar is now available from Renaissance 2.

Picture framing including artwork, photographs, cross-stitch, football shirts, souvenirs. Greetings cards including hand-made, art-based and local scenes. Cards can be personalised at no extra cost or designed just for you with your own pictures and words.

A range of local, organic and Fairtrade foodstuffs including Lily Pickles of Holmfirth traditional pickles and chutneys and Suma wholefoods. A growing range of gluten free foods is now available.

Your own pictures can be reproduced and printed, old photos restored and re-printed.

Visit the website Renaissance 2

Golcar Band

Band Rehearsals on Mondays 6:15 - 7:30 for Training Band and 7:30 to 9:30 for Senior Band.


Golcar Scout Group

The group is celebrating its 60th Anniversary this year with a ceremony at the Community Centre on 23rd July.

The Scouts will be holding a Craft Fair on the evening of Friday 25th November 2011.

Colne Valley Museum

Regular weekend events, details on their website.

Stir Up Sunday November 30th.

Christmas Fair December 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th.

More details at Colne Valley Museum

Holiday Chalet in France

A holiday chalet (mobile home) in western France is available to let for couples or families on a first class site near the coast. More details of the holiday chalet in France are here.

St John's Church, Golcar

A new group "Friends of St John the Evangelist" has been formed to keep the church alive and useful.

To join contact

Sing in the choir in the Community Room every Thursday, 7:15 pm to 8:30 pm.

"Up the Canal without a Paddle", March 22nd to 24th at 7:15 with Saturday matinee at 2:15

Golcar Lily Day Environment Group

This group works tirelessly throughout the year to improve our locality:
*the group organises regular litter picks. It has been awarded a new litter bin by Keep Britain Tidy for collecting the most litter in Kirklees' Big Tidy Up event
*in January, it held a coffee morning to raise funds for bat and bird boxes to go around the village
*with money raised at last year's Golcar Lily Day, additional plaques for the ginnel trail have been purchased
*a new notice board has been put up in Town End car park and a finger post in Jubilee Square
*funding from Kirklees Environment Agency has been used to update the ginnel walk leaflets

The new Golcar Lily Trail leaflet now available from Renaissance2, the library and Museum.

Parkwood Methodist Church

Community Breakfasts, February 19th, March 17th, April 15th, 9:00am to 12 noon

Old Folks' Party, March 3rd

Beetle Drive March 10th

Spring Fair, March 24th

Details from Parkwood Methodist

Providence Methodist Church

Coffee Morning, first Saturday each month.

Beetle Drive and Pancake Evening, Feb 11th at 6:30 pm

Craft Fair, March 10th, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Trevor Spencer Film Evening, April 2nd

Golcar Lily Day Organisation

Book Sale March 31st 2012 at the Providence Church 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Books wanted.

Race Night, at the Rose and Crown, Golcar at 8:30 pm on Feb 17th.

Golcar Baptist

Community Cafe every Saturday 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Quiz Evening March 15th

Children's Fun Day, March 31st