28 episodes

Discover the vibrant spirit of Calderdale through Calder Navigation, a captivating podcast that weaves together the rich tapestry of life in the area.

Join host Samantha McCormick, founder of Curious Motion, as she explores the everyday moments and significant events that shape the lives of Calderdale's residents.

Each episode offers a unique and creative lens into the human experience, fostering pride, unity, and empathy within the community.

Supported by Calderdale Council, the National Lottery Community Fund, and Arts Council England, "Calder Navigation" is part of The Welland Activator project, dedicated to combatting loneliness and isolation in Elland and the lower valley.

Embark on a journey of exploration and connection as we celebrate the people of Calderdale. Get ready to listen to "Calder Navigation" on all major podcast platforms.

Make sure to SUBSCRIBE and follow us on social media!
Instagram: @curiousmotion_ (https://www.instagram.com/curiousmotion_/)
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Twitter: @curiousmotion_ (https://twitter.com/CuriousMotion_)

Production support from Untold Creative (https://www.untold-creative.com) .

Calder Navigation Curious Motion

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Discover the vibrant spirit of Calderdale through Calder Navigation, a captivating podcast that weaves together the rich tapestry of life in the area.

Join host Samantha McCormick, founder of Curious Motion, as she explores the everyday moments and significant events that shape the lives of Calderdale's residents.

Each episode offers a unique and creative lens into the human experience, fostering pride, unity, and empathy within the community.

Supported by Calderdale Council, the National Lottery Community Fund, and Arts Council England, "Calder Navigation" is part of The Welland Activator project, dedicated to combatting loneliness and isolation in Elland and the lower valley.

Embark on a journey of exploration and connection as we celebrate the people of Calderdale. Get ready to listen to "Calder Navigation" on all major podcast platforms.

Make sure to SUBSCRIBE and follow us on social media!
Instagram: @curiousmotion_ (https://www.instagram.com/curiousmotion_/)
Facebook: CuriousMotion (https://www.facebook.com/CuriousMotion)
Twitter: @curiousmotion_ (https://twitter.com/CuriousMotion_)

Production support from Untold Creative (https://www.untold-creative.com) .

    Hayley Doherty

    Hayley Doherty

    Welcome to the final episode of the first season of the Calder Navigation podcast! It’s been wonderful sharing stories and building connections, and we hope you’ve enjoyed listening.

    We have a great listen for you for the final episode. Let's embark on a fascinating journey through the life and experiences of multi talented actor and jazz singer, Hayley Doherty.

    What sets Hayley apart is not just her remarkable artistic skills, but her unique lifestyle choice that has shaped her into the person she is today!

    So join us as we delve into her captivating story and uncover the harmony between her artistic passions and her lifestyle on her narrow boat.

    Keep in touch with Hayley:
    Hayley’s Little Big Band website
    Hayley’s Little Big Band Instagram
    Video for ‘Another Way of Telling’ that Hayley performs in

    Useful links:
    Canal & River Trust

    Find out about Curious Motion:


    Our website
    @curiousmotion_

    Production support from Untold Creative

    • 30 min
    Shared Landscapes

    Shared Landscapes

    This episode is about sharing experiences from people who have come to Calderdale from other countries. A common connection seems to be the similar landscapes that Calderdale shares with other countries, in this case Syria and Iran - we explore this in this episode and chat about life in the area in general.

    • 34 min
    Liz Leach Murphy

    Liz Leach Murphy

    In today's chat, Liz kindly shares in depth some of her experiences throughout her career, including significant challenges that she's overcome and her thoughts on leading with kindness and putting people first.

    • 1 hr
    Christine Martin

    Christine Martin

    Welcome back to Calder Navigation!

    This week, we're joined by Christine Martin, the brilliant artist behind Kissy Colour Art and Crafts. For years, her paintbrushes patiently collected cobwebs and dust until the undeniable need for creative expression could no longer be contained.

    Christine's influence doesn't stop on her canvas. Through her workshops, she empowers individuals to unlock their inner creativity, fostering wellbeing, collaboration and personal growth.

    So whether you're an art enthusiast, a creative soul, or simply someone captivated by the magical interplay of colours, join us as we set sail into the captivating world of Christine's artistry and creativity.

    Keep in touch with Christine:


    Kissy Colour on Facebook
    Kissy Colour on Instagram
    Project Colt

    Find out about Curious Motion:


    Our website
    @curiousmotion_

    Production support from Untold Creative

    • 30 min
    Welland Showcase: This Here Land

    Welland Showcase: This Here Land

    Today we're going on a bit of a different journey as we transport you into the world of live dance. During the last week of July this year, we created a piece of choreography from scratch to share at our Welland Showcase event. We called it This Here Land, and now it's your turn to experience This Here Land, albeit in a slightly different way!

    • 22 min
    Jim Souper

    Jim Souper

    Let’s go for a walk along the Calder and Hebble Navigation!

    This week, I’m chatting to Jim Souper, one of Curios Motion’s volunteers. He helps run our walking sessions, and is an avid nature photographer - perfect fit for a walk along the canal!

    • 42 min

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