Jackie Pullinger is visiting Halifax...
Monday 13th June 2011 - The King's Centre, Halifax, HX1 2TS
10am - 4.30pm and 7.30pm - 9.30pm
tickets £25 available via e-tickets only at Kingsway Shop
or direct from the King's Centre - 01422 250872
A limited number of evening only tickets are available at £5
from The King's Centre - 01422 250872
A lunch is available priced £3.50 - buy via Kingsway Shop
More information (hotels and parking available below)
Jackie Pullinger MBE is a Christian who at 22 wanted to become a missionary. No missionary society would take her on so she went on her own to Hong Kong and started to work with drug addicts and Triad Gang Members, a work that still continues today.
The early part of her story is told in the bestselling book "Chasing the Dragon" and brief sections of her story are incluced on the re:jesus web site.
Jackie is an inspiring and challenging speaker - one who has put her faith into action time and time again in some of the world's toughest situations. This will be a day to inspire you, equip you, challenge you and change you... Book in today!
Tour Organised in partnership with Isaac International, Project Colt and The King's Church
Directions and Parking at King's Centre
The King's Centre is located on Park Road, Halifax, HX1 2TS (Google Map). It is just off the A58 which links with M62 J26 (from Leeds / M1 direction) and M62 J22 (from Manchester direction).
From J26 keep on the A58 as it become a dual carriageway around Halifax town centre. At the roundabout keep on the A58 towards Rochdale and Burnley direction. As the dual carriageway becomes a 30mph zone move into the right hand lane and turn right at the set of lights (signposted Calderdale College) - for parking instructions during the day see below, for the King's Centre take the first right at at the mini-roundabout (Francis Street), right at the next mini-roundabout (Hopwood Lane) and the next right (Park Road) - the King's Centre is at the end of Park Road and is the old swimming baths.
From J22 stay on the A58 through Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge and the King Cross junction. As you pass Tesco on your right you are nearing the King's Centre - at the next set of lights turn left onto Parkinson Lane and follow directions as above.
Parking is limited during the day around The King's Centre. Park Road is limited to 2 hours so please do not park there. Hopwood Lane (from Park Road to Francis Street) is free with no time limit. Failing that there is plenty of free and unlimited time parking on the A58 and in the area around Hyde Park and King Cross, a 10 minute walk from The King's Centre. The map below highlights available parking in red. There are no time limits and ample parking in the evening.
The King's Centre building
Halifax train station is a 20 minute walk (direct servies from Leeds, Manchester, London, Blackpool) and several bus services (577, 578, 579, 575, 560, 561, 562, 566, 567, 528, 590, 591, 592, 593) from the bus station or George Street go to the stop opposite The King's Centre (it is the People's Park stop after the Playhouse)
Hotels in Halifax
White Swan Hotel - www.whiteswanhalifax.com
Imperial Crown - www.imperialcrownhotel.co.uk