Culture & education

Local History Group

Friends of Rastrick Library
Crowtrees Lane
Telephone 01484 714858
This meeting is held on the second Tuesday in each month at 6.30 pm at the library.  Membership is £6 per year, but visitors are welcome free of charge.    

Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band

Brighouse Art Circle
Waring Green Community Centre Garden Road, Brighouse HD6 2AX
Brighouse Art Circle is a flourishing and friendly art society with a varied programme
which includes a popular monthly life…
Tel: 01484 712947 Email:

Brighouse Library (Calderdale Council)
Halifax Road Brighouse HD6 2AF
Services available include:
Adult lending | Brighouse Library Poetry Readers’ Group | Career guides | Children’s lending |…
Tel: 01422 288060 Fax: 01422 288067

Hipperholme and Lightcliffe Art Society
Park Row Brighouse HD6 1AB
Founded 1965 we are a thriving friendly Society of artists of all abilities.
Our classes consist of a demonstration by a…
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Rastrick Library (Calderdale Council)
Crowtrees Lane Brighouse HD6 3NE
Services available include:
Adult lending | CDs | Children’s lending | Feature film DVDs | Internet access | Language courses…
Tel: 01484 714858 Email:

Smith Art Gallery (Calderdale Council)
Halifax Road Brighouse HD6 2AF
This purpose built Victorian art gallery is set in Rydings park on the edge of Brighouse.
It has a permanent display of…
You can view images of some of the oil paintings in the online collections gallery
Tel: 01422 288065 Email:

St. Matthew’s Theatrical Society

The Friends Of The Rydings Park, Library, Art Gallery And War Memorial
Contact: Tom Ratcliffe 25 Calder View Rastrick Brighouse HD6 3DQ
01484 718 324
Charitable objects:
The preservation and improvement of the facilities of Rydings Park for the
benefit of the community by the provision of facilities for education, recreation and
other leisure time occupation in the interests of social welfare and with the object of improving
the conditions of life for the said inhabitants of the community.

The charity works collaboratively with the library and art gallery staff to improve facilities and
the presence of these organisations in and around Brighouse through the production of the
Brighouse Heritage Trail.



Rastrick High School
Field Top Road, Rastrick
Telephone 01484 710235

Rastrick Independent School
Ogden Lane, Rastrick, HD6 3HF
Telephone 01484 400344

Longroyde Primary School 
Longroyde Road, Rastrick, HD6 3AS
Telephone 01484-715300

Carr Green Primary School
Carr Green Lane, Rastrick, HD6 3LT
Telephone 01484 715969

Woodhouse Primary School
Daisy Road, Brighouse, HD6 3SX
Telephone 01484 714750

Field Lane Primary School
Burnsall Road, Rastrick, HD6 3JT
Telephone 01484 713792

Highbury School
Special School
Lower Edge Road, Rastrick, HD6 3LD
Telephone 01484 716319

William Henry Smith School
Residential Special School
Boothroyd Lane, Rastrick, HD6 3JW
Telephone 01484 710123

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