The village of Warley is home to Halifax Vandals Rugby Union Football Club.
The Club has teams for players of all ages from under 7’s to veterans and it can coach players at all levels.
Visitors are welcome to come along to matches and to some social events held at the clubhouse.
The next match day is Halifax Vandals RUFC vs Halifax RUFC on Saturday 1 September 2012 with kick off at 3:00 p.m.
The clubhouse has a bar and function room that is available for hire for private parties and events. A number of WCA events have been held here, including the very successful JubileeFest.
Visit the Halifax Vandals website here and for more information about the function room click here.
Warley Graveyard is a part of the Green Trail through the village; a quiet place for visitors to meander and enjoy nature and to take a seat to enjoy lovely views across the valley.
WCA has an ongoing project of the planting of fruit trees, shrubs and wild flowers here to enhance the environment and encourage wildlife.[slideshow]
The land is maintained by volunteers from New Hope Church and it would be very helpful to all if visitors to the site do not use the bins in the graveyard for litter and dog waste but use the designated bins on the adjacent village green that are provided by Calderdale Council.
This is a slideshow of images from the Jubilee Gathering in the Garden by St John’s Church held in the parkland setting of Warley House Gardens.
As one would expect from the British summer, it rained cats and dogs for most of the day and rain ultimately stopped play but not before a lot of fun was had with picnics, BBQ, bar and live music.
For services and events at St. John’s Church, visit the website here.
For Warley House Gardens history and events, visit the website here.
Calderdale Heritage Walks will be exploring the village of Warley, part of the ancient township of Warley as featured in the Domesday Survey of 1086.
The tour starts at the Maypole Inn at 2:15 p.m. on Sunday 26 August and is two hours of easy walking. Iain Cameron is the tour guide. Simply turn up on the day and pay the fee of £3.00 to join in.
Children are allowed on the walk if over 13 years of age and accompanied by an adult. Dogs on leads are allowed.
For more information about local guided walks, visit the Calderdale Heritage Walks website here.
The Warley JubileeFest was a roaring success and we had sunshine by royal approval!
Photos courtesy of Warley resident, Pamela Berry
Warley JubileeFest poster
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