What's on inHolmfirth

Welcome to Holmfirth

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Holmfirth - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Holmfirth to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Holmfirth

25
OCT
Hubble, bubble, toil and trouble!
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Join the witches wizards ghosts and ghouls for a week of Halloween fun. Step into our Enchanted Forest and join the witches as they brew up a potion or two and help them conjure up an interactive story. Visitors can transfigure themselves…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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25
OCT
Scary Pet Zoo
The Ridings Shopping Centre

Creepy crawlies and snakes will be slithering into The Ridings Shopping Centre as part of their Scary Pet Zoo. Little beasts are invited to visit the centres Scary Pet Zoo and get up close and personal with spiders scorpions cockroaches and…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01924 787787
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31
OCT
Little Frankenstein
Lawrence Batley Theatre

Semi famous puppeteer Frank Stein has had enough with his badly made puppets.End Time: November 01 2014 at 11:59 pm.…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01484 425282
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01
NOV
Dave Spikey: Punchlines
Lawrence Batley Theatre

Observational humour.Multi award‐winning Dave Spikey is one of the most sought‐after comedy talents in the UK today. With a career spanning two decades he has numerous TV appearances to his name as a stand‐up comedian presenter and actor ‐ and behind the…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01484 425282
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01
NOV
Halloween Ball
Ossett Town Hall

Featuring music from Baz out of Hell 6 piece live band…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 305830
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01
NOV
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Liquid & Maine Street, Halifax

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to somethingspectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from theCircus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest mostspectacular club nights across…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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01
NOV
Midge Ure
Picturedrome

Multi‐talented musician Midge Ure is famed for his singersongwriter abilities along with his capacity as guitarist and keyboard player. He was front man in the band Ultravox until the mid 1980s and saw good commercial…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
NOV
Craft Market and Music Fair
The Ridings Shopping Centre

Gospel indie and country are just some of the types of music that can heard at The Ridings Shopping Centres Craft Market and Music Fair.Joining the regular craft traders will be Skinny Living the Wakefield Community Gospel Choir the Ainsley Band Red…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 787787
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02
NOV
China Crisis
Warehouse 23

China Crisis performs live at Warehouse 23 in Wakefield Yorkshire on Sunday 02 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for China Crisis at Warehouse 23 now.…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
NOV
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Penistone Paramount Cinema

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01226 767532
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07
NOV
Royal British Legion Concert
St Matthews Church

WW1 Commemorative Concert Press ReleaseThe Hayfield Branch of the Royal British Legion are organising a Poppy Appeal fundraising concert for the 7th November 2014 at St Matthews Church Hayfield and are very privileged to have secured the services of the highly acclaimed…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01663 743705
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07
NOV
Bellowhead
Halifax Victoria Theatre

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
NOV
Jon Richardson
Halifax Victoria Theatre

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee regular Have I Got News For You panellist and star of Live at the Apollo is taking his new show Funny Magnet across the UK. With a sell‐out run at…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
NOV
The Great Gatsby
Alhambra Theatre

Discover the heady indulgent days of New York's Long Island during the glamorous 1920s as Northern Ballet brings F Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby to the stage.Nick Carraway comes to know his infamous neighbour Jay Gatsby a mysterious millionaire…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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13
NOV
Frank Skinner Man In A Suit
Bradford St Georges Hall

Frank Skinner Man In A Suit at Bradford St Georges Hall in Bradford on Thursday 13 November 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
NOV
Christmas Lights Switch On
The Ridings Shopping Centre

A finalist from this years X Factor and a Britains Got Talent favourite will help The Ridings Shopping Centre to start the countdown to the festive season by officially switching on the centres Christmas Lights.Lighting up the centre the finalist will also…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01924 787780
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15
NOV
Jason Byrne In You Name The Show
Lawrence Batley Theatre

Jason has asked the audience to name the show and thats what theyll do over the course of the Fringe. Best name wins £500. Therell be a leader board on stage and by the end of the festival Jasons show will be…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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19
NOV
Movies at the Proms
The Lawrence Batley Theatre

Our annual sell‐out concert showcasing Kirklees youth musical talent. The Friends have raised money to support the LBT for 21 years and this concert is our most popular event. Elland Silver Youth award‐winning band perform with two primary and one secondary school…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01484 968053
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20
NOV
Chantry Dance Company Autumn Tour 2014
Square Chapel Arts Centre

I was overcomethey were really fab Ronald Corp OBE.Chantry Dance Company celebrates Oscar Wilde's 160th Anniversary with a stunning new modern ballet production of his poignant short story of The Happy Prince'. Step into Wilde's world and meet the charismatic but sorrowful…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01422 349422
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21
NOV
TPau
Picturedrome

TPau at Picturedrome in Holmfirth on Friday 21 November 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch TPau live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. See the…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
NOV
John Shuttleworth: A Wee Ken To Remember
Lawrence Batley Theatre

A typo on the poster means John is obliged to spend the evening paying homage to his next‐door neighbour and sole agent the diminutive Ken Worthington.Versatile singerorganist John Shuttleworth wants to share fond memories of his favourite past weekends. However a typo…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01484 425282
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28
NOV
Alabama 3
Picturedrome

What do you get when you add a little soul to a blues rock band then move the whole shebang to Brixton The indescribable genre‐bending beats of British band Alabama 3 or A3 as they…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
DEC
Paul Hollywood
Halifax Victoria Theatre

TVs baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live ‐ Get Your Bake On sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
DEC
Stiff Little Fingers
Picturedrome

Belfast‐based punk‐rock band 'Stiff Little Fingers' first hit the music scene in 1977. They split after 6 years and 4 albums then later reformed in the late 1980s and continue to record and tour today.…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
DEC
Party through the Decades at Elland Road
Leeds United Football Club

The fabulously themed Centenary Pavilion will be complete with Giant Props LED dancefloors DJ Band & Dancers to get you in the mood for a party from the minute you step foot through the door Your party will receive a Babycham reception…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08713 341919
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09
DEC
Echo and the Bunnymen
Picturedrome

Liverpudlian group Echo and the Bunnymen first formed back in 1978 and released their debut album Crocodiles two years later in 1980 winning them critical acclaim and chart success. Their subsequent albums Heaven Up…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
DEC
The Boy Who Cried Wolf
Lawrence Batley Theatre

Winter is coming the trees are bare the birds fly south and the sheep are flocking seeking shelter from the wind.Event End Time: 11:59 pm.…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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12
DEC
Showaddywaddy Christmas Party
Picturedrome

Showaddywaddy Christmas Party at Picturedrome live on Friday 12 December 2014 in Holmfirth Yorkshire. For tickets to see Showaddywaddy Christmas Party at Picturedrome see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
DEC
The South
Picturedrome

Formed in 1988 The Beautiful South had a string of hit singles such as Old Red Eyes Is Back Rotterdam Dont Marry Her Perfect 10 and Number One single A Little Time. Their greatest hits…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
DEC
Comedy Cellar
Lawrence Batley Theatre

Christmas comedy special.Three nights of hilarity with a festive sprinkling perfect for a night out with friends or an alternative office party.Event End Time: 11:59 pm.…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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Tourist Attractions


Blakeborough Albion Bowling Club

Bowling at Blakeborough Albion Bowling in Brighouse, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01484401042 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Bradley Hall Golf Club

Bradley Hall Golf Club ‐ golf course in Halifax, West Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01422 374108 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Bradley Hall Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Bradley Park Golf Course & Driving Range

Bradley Park Golf Course & Driving Range ‐ golf course in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01484 223772 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Bradley Park Golf Course & Driving Range golf courseclub.…

Brighouse Pool

Swimming pool at Brighouse Pool in Brighouse, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01484 713086 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall was the home of the Spencer‐Stanhope family for over two hundred years and was remodelled by the architect John Carr from the 1760's. In 1957 it opened it's doors as a museum.Step inside and you will find a treasure house of paintings, furniture, glassware and…

Caphouse Colliery

WELCOME TO THE NEW FACE OF COAL MININGAt the National Coal Mining Museum we have developed the essential mining experience ‐ telling the story of one of our oldest industries. THE UNDERGROUND TOURThe tour takes visitors 140 metres underground and traces mining techniques and conditions through time.It starts…

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