Baildon Town Council

Serving the people of Baildon

Welcome to Baildon

Clerk: Louanna Winch
Baildon Library, Hallcliffe
Baildon, Shipley, West
Yorkshire BD17 6ND

Bracken Hall Countryside Centre is now open to the public every Saturday and Sunday from noon until 4pm. There's a great Autumn programme of events and walks organised by the BTC and the Friends of Bracken Hall and a range of activities for schools, groups and individuals is provided. For more information please see the friends of Bracken Hall Website here:

Indoor & outdoor creative & learning activities are available during normal opening hours: every Saturday & Sunday, 12pm to 4pm. Our November theme is Problem Solving Technology. All welcome. Refreshments (and loos) available. Wildlife friendly garden always open

Thursdays at 10am: Baildon Men's Shed. Come & see how much fun woodworking with other men can be! No experience needed. Good coffee. Good banter. Good company. Great fun. Call James for more info 07946 155347 or

Wed 20th: Preschool Afternoon aka Bracken Tots. Parents, grandparents and carers and their preschool kids are invited to our new, regular preschool session. There will be indoor crafting, stories to share, educational opportunities and time spent outside. We have two very keen mums that have taken on running this and we hope that it will be well supported and that with your help it will thrive – bring along your ideas and enthusiasm! Drop-in session 1-3pm. NB Also on November 27th

Wed 27th: Preschool Afternoon aka Bracken Tots. For details, see Wednesday 20th above.

Advanced notice of December event:

Sat 7th Dec: Introduction to Deep Nature Connection. Darker days getting you down? Struggling with the Winter blues? Then why not lift your spirits in the company of others with a FREE half-day introduction to Deep Nature Connection? Waterproof footwear and warm clothing essential – this event will involve a walk into Shipley Glen. Over 18s only and sadly no doggies allowed at this event. Places limited to a maximum of 12 so please contact John ( to book a place as soon as possible. Event held subject to weather conditions. 9am-midday

Bracken Hall Countryside Centre, Glen Road, Baildon, BD17 5EA

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