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

09
JUL
The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
Oakwell Hall Country Park

Detective Sherlock Holmes has a mysterious new case to investigate when summoned to a nunnery deep in the English countryside. Holmes and his companion Dr Watson join the search for the most elusive piece of treasure known to mankind. With a missing…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01924 326240
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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 we'll 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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24
JUL
A Celebration of Simon and Garfunkel
Skipton Town Hall

As heard on BBC Radio. A Celebration of Simon & Garfunkel' will be performing at Skipton Town Hall 24th July 2015Doors 7.15pm show starts 8.00pmIntroducing singer songwriters Tim Chu and Ian Bailey performing A Celebration of Simon & Garfunkel currently dazzling live…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01257 450363
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04
AUG
The Secret Garden
Red House Museum

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncles house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden. This most enchanting story loved…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01274 335100
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13
AUG
The Jungle Book
Oakwell Hall Country Park

In the magical Indian jungle a new arrival changes the animal kingdom forever. Your favourite animal characters are brought to life to create an enchanting and fun‐filled musical show for children of all ages. Join Mowgli on his wonderful adventures with the…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01924 326240
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21
AUG
Cleckheaton Town Hall
Cleckheaton Town Hall

Join Us Friday August 21st At The Fabulous Cleckheaton Town Hall West Yorkshire For A Motown Magic Night Out.DJs Include Former Magic 828 DJs Ray Stroud & Kev Roberts Plus Kws Hitmaker Chris King Playing The Very Best In Motown Northern Soul…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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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 d'tMOZART Symphony No 41 in C JupiterHannah Mason mezzo sopranoSkipton CamerataBen Crick conductorBen Crick and the Camerata complete their survey of Mozart's 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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10
OCT
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 children with a hearing impairment all led by…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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17
OCT
Ed Byrne Outside Looking In
Lawrence Batley Theatre

Ed Byrne Outside Looking In at Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield on Saturday 17 October 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Ed Byrne…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Icky, yucky, sticky stuff
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

This Halloween we're 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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07
NOV
Access All Areas, Super Saturdays: Wheelchair User
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 impaired mobility all led by our…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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18
NOV
The Doppel Gang
Square Chapel Arts Centre

A new comedy play inspired by the legendary Marx Brothers embarks on a nationwide tour this autumn. Just Some Theatre Company are the talented young bunch behind The Doppel Gang a new comedy by Dominic Hedges which will tour 12 venues.The…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 085158
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23
NOV
Bill Bailey
Halifax Victoria Theatre

One of the funniest live comics doing the rounds Bill Bailey manages to combine comedy and music to perfection. Following on from last years sell‐out shows Bill has announced his new tour for his…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
NOV
Phoenix Dance Theatre: Mixed Programme 2015
The Lawrence Batley Theatre

Works by Christopher Bruce CBE Caroline Finn and Sharon Watson.Mixed Programme 2015 features a double bill by one of the most influential figures in world dance Christopher Bruce CBE including a brand new work Shadows created by him especially for Phoenix Dance…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01484 430528
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28
NOV
A Magical Christmas
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Bring the whole family to meet Santa and his friends in our magical Christmas grotto.…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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11
DEC
Handel's Messiah
Town Hall Skipton

HANDEL MessiahDonna Lennard soprano Hannah Mason mezzo soprano Daniel Mullaney tenor Trevor Bowes bass‐baritoneIn PaceSkipton CamerataBen Crick conductorHandel's Messiah is a perennial favourite and the perfect complement to Skipton's Yuletide Festival. No one present at last year's highly acclaimed Messiah under…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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02
FEB
Sarah Millican
Halifax Victoria Theatre

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
APR
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: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
SEP
Thank ABBA For The Music
Bradford St Georges Hall

Grab your platforms and flares for a journey back in time to when ABBA dominated the charts and ruled the airwaves. New for 2015 and featuring all of ABBAs greatest and most memorable hits Thank ABBA For The Music is the…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01274 432000
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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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