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

06
MAY
Library walks
Dewsbury library

Dewsbury nature heritage walk suitable for familiesA fun walk down to Dewsbury Canal to feed the ducks with nature exploring along the way join us for a craft session at the library afterwards.Meet at Dewsbury library at 10am on Saturday 6th…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01132 380601
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10
MAY
Introduction to Investors in People. Free Workshop
J25 Conference Centre

Introduction to Investors in People is a practical workshop designed to help you explore IIP and what it can mean for your organisation. With interactive exercises the session will help you ascertain where you are against the Standard and how to identify…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08444 068008
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13
MAY
Curator's Tour of the Wedding Dress
Cannon Hall Museum

Meet the curator of the current exhibition Tales of The Wedding Dress for a brief insightinto this major exhibition at Cannon Hall Museum. Take a curatorial walk and talk through the changing exhibition space and learn more about the costumes and the…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 790270
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13
MAY
Mum2mum Market Baby & Childrens Nearly New Sale
Sowerby Bridge High School

Sat 13th May ‐ Sowerby Bridge High School ‐ Doors Open 13:15 15:15Over 30 stalls selling excellent condition baby and childrens goods at bargain prices. Well‐known brands at a fraction of high street prices. Everything imaginable for your little ones.JOIN THE…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL:
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13
MAY
Survive the Wild
Dark Peak

. Over the course of the event you will tackle the elements in some of the toughest terrain the UK has to offer and take part in a range of exciting outdoor challenges that will get your pulse racing.Where: Dark Peak Peak…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01905 729729
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13
MAY
Survive the Wild!
Dark Peak

For 24 hours your team will be tested to the limit as you take on the wild in this all action adventure. Over the course of the event you will tackle the elements in some of the toughest terrain the UK has…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01905 729729
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13
MAY
Weddings and Events Showcase at Cannon Hall
Cannon Hall Museum

Cannon Hall Park and Gardens is a unique venue for a wedding or event. Come along to our wedding extravaganza and see how it could look on your special day. Speak to some of the areas finest suppliers as they come together…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 790270
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21
MAY
Make your own Vintage Table Centre Piece
Cannon Hall Museum

Join Jane Baines of Woo B Woo to create your own stunning centre piece using vintage china plates. Jane will demonstrate how to dress your centrepiece which will allow you to create your own unique and beautiful piece to take…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 790270
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29
MAY
Meet the Friends of Cannon Hall
Cannon Hall Museum

There are lots of volunteering opportunities and ways in which you can help in supporting the stunning Georgian Country House park and gardens after a successful £3m Heritage Lottery Grant. See displays of the planned restoration work and discover more about how…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 790270
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02
JUN
Absolute Bowie
Warehouse23

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 200162
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15
JUN
Introduction to Investors in People.
J25 Conference Centre

A leading people management Standard join our free Introduction to Investors in People workshop in Brighouse on 15th June. Explore what it is and how it can help your business to improve performance.Introduction to Investors in People is a practical workshop designed…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08444 068008
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22
JUN
Behind the Scenes of ‘Tales of the Wedding Dress
Cannon Hall Museum

Meet the curator for an in‐depth and exclusive look at this stunning exhibition at Cannon Hall Museum. Find out how the exhibition was created and curated and get up close and personal with these beautiful costumes. Discover the productions and actresses…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 790270
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07
JUL
Scandalous Marriage of George IV Talk
Cannon Hall Museum

Join us for this over 18s only evening to hear tales from actress Catherine Curzon on the marriage of George IV and his wife. It has everything and is a perennially popular topic with its illegitimate children scheming mistresses and even a…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 790270
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08
JUL
Rotary Club of Wakefield Chantry Dragon Boat Event
Pugneys Country Park

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and our…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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18
JUL
Fanny Price and Emma Woodhouse Literary Talk
Cannon Hall Museum

We celebrate the life of the world renowned English author Jane Austen on the 200th Anniversary of her death.Join Marilyn Joice of The Northern Branch of the Jane Austen Society and an expert on this World renowned author in this fascinating literary…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 790270
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18
JUL
Jane Austen and Marriage – Fact or Fiction Talk
Cannon Hall Museum

We celebrate the life of the world renowned English author Jane Austen on the 200th Anniversary of her death.Join Marilyn Joice of The Northern Branch of the Jane Austen Society and an expert on this World renowned author in this fascinating literary…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 790270
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10
AUG
Rock around the Hall – Jive dance lessons
Cannon Hall Museum

Whether you are looking to impress your guests for your first dance or simply want to give it a whirl these fun Jive lessons will give you a head start.Join us when our stunning Ballroom comes alive to the sound of 1950s…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01226 790270
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25
AUG
Roy Ayers, Giles Peterson, Crazy P, Greg Wilson
Etherow Country Park

Moovin Festival is back once again in 2017 and promises to be another boutique bass funk soul reggae house jazz and d&b gathering for real music lovers. With big hitters like Roy Ayres Black Grape Gilles Peterson and Roni Size all set…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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28
OCT
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
The Ritz (Brighouse)

Having toured since 2007 The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees that stretch across all manner of…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01484 720058
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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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