What's on inKeighley

Welcome to Keighley

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Keighley - 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 Keighley to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Keighley

25
APR
The Judgement of Hermes
Christ Church Skipton

HAYDN Symphony No 92 in G Oxford HAYES The Judgement of Hermes first performance since 1783 Clothworkers Consort of LeedsSkipton CamerataBen Crick conductor6.15pm Pre‐concert talk by Dr Bryan White University of Leeds. Free entry to ticket holders for tonights concert.In association with…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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26
APR
Trandev Keighley double depot open day
trandev keighley bus depot / keighley bus museum

BUSES past and present will be on display during a double‐header open day in Keighley this spring.People will be able to visit both Keighley Bus Museum and Transdevs Keighley bus depot on April 26.Vintage buses driven by volunteers will transport people…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01535 603284
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01
MAY
Water Music
Town Hall Skipton

HANDEL Water Music Suite No 2 in DSTRAUSS Oboe ConcertoMOZART Symphony No 39 in E flatNicholas Daniel oboeSkipton CamerataBen Crick conductorHandels ever‐popular Water Music was first performed on a barge on the River Thames to welcome the newly crowned King George I.…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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02
MAY
Johnny Cash Revisited
Bingley Arts Centre

Come and join the fabulous Starkville City a live 6 piece band with a stunningly authentic sound featuring Rick McKay and Jodie McKay performing as Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash. Together they will take you on a fun filled trip through…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01274 567983
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08
MAY
Reginald D Hunter
Halifax Victoria Theatre

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
MAY
Access All Areas, Super Saturdays: Autism Early Ye
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Join us for our award‐winning programme of events for disabled children and their families. In the morning there will be fun activities in a dedicated space and supported visits to the museum galleries for Autistic children all led by our knowledgeable enthusiastic…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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09
MAY
Access All Areas, Super Saturdays: Autism Primary
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Join us for our award‐winning programme of events for disabled children and their families. In the morning there will be fun activities in a dedicated space and supported visits to the museum galleries for Autistic children all led by our knowledgeable enthusiastic…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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09
MAY
Hardcastle 24
Hardcastle Crags

The Hardcastle 24 is a six twelve or twenty‐four hour endurance event for teams or solo runners taking place round a 5km course in and around the incredibly beautiful wooded valley of Hardcastle Crags near Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire.Run in partnership…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01484 599123
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15
MAY
Alan Carr
Halifax Victoria Theatre

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
MAY
Huddersfield Does Vintage
Huddersfield Town Hall

THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from years of experience with each one bringing their quality affordable vintage clothing jewellery and kitchenalia. Vintage lovers can while away the hours browsing through rail after rail of fabulous…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01423 561431
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23
MAY
Create It, Make It
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Tinker take apart fix and make this May half term if you can imagine it you can make it…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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23
MAY
Jimmy Ludlum Onesie Walk
Long Lee Community Centre

On Saturday 23 May 2015 the Manorlands Onesie Walk returns after its hugely successful debut in 2014. The event is being organised in memory of Jimmy Ludlam who passed away in early 2014 after benefiting from the care of Sue Ryder…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01535 640430
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31
MAY
Charity Wrestling Show
Victoria function room

4GW are proud to announce that we will be holding a charity event in aid of SOFAB Supporters of Families and Babies. You may or may not be aware that 4GW owners Tiger Jnr and Vix EnNoir son Jensen was born premature…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07710 595561
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05
JUN
Donohoe plays Ravel
The Kings Hall and Winter Gardens

MENDELSSOHN Overture: A Midsummer Nights DreamFAURE Ballade for piano and orchestraBUTTERWORTH The Banks of Green WillowRAVEL Piano Concerto in GMENDELSSOHN Symphony No 4 in A Italian Peter Donohoe pianoSkipton CamerataBen Crick conductorPeter Donohoe is a highly sought‐after pianist who has built an…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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07
JUN
Mount Up For Manorlands
Coniston Estate

We are delighted to announce the return of Sue Ryders Horse Trekking event on Sunday 7th June 2015 thanks to our fantastic support of the Coniston Hotel and our partnership with the Pendle Forest and Craven Hunt.Last years Mount Up for…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01535 640430
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13
JUN
Access All Areas, Super Saturdays: Hearing Impaire
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Join us for our award‐winning programme of events for disabled children and their families. In the morning there will be fun activities in a dedicated space and supported visits to the museum galleries for hearing impaired children all led by our knowledgeable…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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20
JUN
Midnight Or Bust
Manorlands Hospice

In the story of Cinderella Cinders had to return from the Midsummer Ball before the clock struck 12 or everything fell to pieces. In this midsummer nights ride you and your cycling chums will be out on the roads having a ball…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01535 640430
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26
JUN
Sue Ryder Jailbreak
Keighley Police Museum and Civic Centre

Sue Ryder Jailbreak 2015Friday 26 June to Sunday 28 JuneSue Ryder are delighted to announce the return of their exciting team fundraising adventure Jailbreak the only such event where participants escape from an authentic prison cell.Once escaped teams have just 36 hours…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01535 640430
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03
JUL
Beethoven's Ninth
Town Hall Skipton

MOZART Symphony No 40 in G minorBEETHOVEN Symphony No 9 in D minor ChoralFiona Hammacott sopranoHannah Mason mezzo sopranoJohn Pierce tenorJohn Cunningham bassSkipton Choral SocietySkipton CamerataBen Crick conductorSkiptons weekend of celebration to mark Sheep Day begins with a concert celebrating two late…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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11
JUL
Access All Areas, Super Saturdays: Down Syndrome
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Join us for our award‐winning programme of events for disabled children and their families. In the morning there will be fun activities in a dedicated space and supported visits to the museum galleries for children with down syndrome all led by our…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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12
JUL
Oakwell Music Festival
Oakwell Hall Country Park

The Oakwell Music Festival is a family friendly one day music festival with over 25 acts on 4 stages and loads for families to do.Our headliners for 2015 includeThe FeelingDodgyStoosheAnd lots more.The 110 acre country park has plenty for the kids from…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07766 254850
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18
JUL
Summer fun every day!
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

From messy fun to imaginative play from tinkering with tech to learning about nature well have something different everyday to fill your summer holiday.…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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19
JUL
Bronte Sportive
Leeds City College- Keighley Campus

The Bronte Sportive is a challenging cycling event in the heart of Pennine West Yorkshire. Our 6th event will take place on Sunday 19 Julty 2015 and as in previous years there will be 4 routes to suit all abilities. However…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01535 640430
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12
SEP
Access All Areas, Holiday Thursdays: Autism
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Join us for our award‐winning programme of events for disabled children and their families. In the morning there will be fun activities in a dedicated space and supported visits to the museum galleries for children aged 3 ‐ 11 with Autism all…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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12
SEP
Access All Areas, Super Saturdays: Visually Impair
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Join us for our award‐winning programme of events for disabled children and their families. In the morning there will be fun activities in a dedicated space and supported visits to the museum galleries for children with a visual impairment all led by…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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18
SEP
Jupiter Symphony
Town Hall Skipton

WEBERN Five Pieces for string orchestra Op 5BERLIOZ Les nuits dtMOZART Symphony No 41 in C JupiterHannah Mason mezzo sopranoSkipton CamerataBen Crick conductorBen Crick and the Camerata complete their survey of Mozarts final great trilogy of symphonies with the Symphony No 41…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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19
SEP
Superhero Weekend
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Grab your cape pop your pants over your trousers and help us defeat the resident supervillain during this popular family weekend.…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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20
SEP
Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge
Oxenhope C.C

Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge 2015The Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge is a highly regarded event which has a route suitable for all standards of mountain bike and cyclo‐cross rider. This will be the 11th Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge in September 2014 we…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01535 640430
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24
OCT
Icky, yucky, sticky stuff
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

This Halloween were taking a look at all things weird‐science and gross Come and find out about the ickier side of the human body in our Gross Lab if you dare.…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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30
OCT
Pike plays Beethoven
The Kings Hall and Winter Gardens

STRAVINSKY Concerto in E flat Dumbarton OaksHAYDN Symphony No 104 in D LondonBEETHOVEN Violin Concerto in DJennifer Pike violinSkipton CamerataBen Crick conductorBritish violinist Jennifer Pike has taken the musical world by storm with her unique artistry and compelling insight into music from…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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Tourist Attractions


Bolling Hall

Tucked away in a leafy garden, less than a mile from the city centre, is one of Bradford's most precious jewels. . . It's easy to see why Bolling Hall was a pleasant family home for more than five centuries, with views right over the…

Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

The Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway is a volunteer‐run, preserved Heritage Railway which does not receive any grants or subsidies towards running. It runs over part of the former Skipton‐Ilkley line which was closed in 1965 and has steadily been rebuilt by the volunteers. Skipton is the…

Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Journey back in time on one of Britain's finest heritage railways. Travelling through the countryside in period coaches hauled by a restored steam engine is a treat in itself, but then there's so much else to enjoy. There is the Museum of Rail Travel as well…

National Media Museum

The National Media Museum is part of the NMSI Museums Group National Museum of Science and Industry which also includes the Science Museum based in London and at Wroughton in Wiltshire, the National Railway Museum based in York and at Shildon in County Durham.We exist to 'Engage, inspire…

Skipton Castle

Skipton Castle is one of the most complete and well preserved medieval castles in England. Fully roofed and with an enchanting early Tudor courtyard the stout towers of the gatehouse only hint at the splendour which is revealed as the visitor enters the castle grounds. Over 900…

147 Snooker Bar

SnookerPool Hall at 147 Snooker Bar in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01274 656023 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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