Kirklees come together to celebrate more in common

The great get together

The Great Get Together is upon us and there are lots of fun activities taking place this weekend. Get the family involved, tell your friends and have a sunny weekend with the great get together.

What’s happening? 

Great Walk Together Dewsbury

1pm- 2pm

Outside the cafe, Crows Nest Park, WF13 2SG

Thursday 23rd June 2022

This year the theme is ‘welcome.’ We’ve partnered with Refugee Week for a second year on the Great Walk Together, and are also working with Muslim Council of Britain to support mosques in Batley and Dewsbury to get involved.

The Great Create Together

Saturday 25th June 2022

11am – 1pm

Batley Community Centre

Family friendly fun day for everyone. Plus, be part of creating a project to be exhibited in Batley. Organised by participants of the Jo Cox Foundation’s Belonging in Batley and Spen project.

Run for Jo family fun day

Oakwell Hall, Batley

26 June, 9:30am

As part of the Great Get Together Weekend #runforjo is back celebrating Jo’s belief that ‘we have far more in common than that which divides us’. The run starts at 9.30am followed by the family 2.5km fun run. Please note the entries for the run have closed however you can still join in the fun with the food stalls, a bar, a Mascots’ Race and entertainment this really is a day out for the whole family.

Free Health checks

Wilton Park, Bradford Road, Batley.

25 June, 10am – 3pm

You can access information on getting a free health check, make an appointment as well as enjoying the activities. Come visit the zones to find out more about health checks and nutrition (zone 1), Mental health and wellbeing (zone 2), sport and physical activity (zone 3).