What's on inSkipton

Welcome to Skipton

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

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Forthcoming events in Skipton

05
APR
Hattie Briggs
The Mart Theatre

Introducing Hattie Briggs a 21 year‐old singer‐songwriter who was nominated for the 2014 BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award performing as part of the show at The Royal Albert Hall live on BBC Radio 2. She has since had 3 consecutive…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 709666
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12
APR
Skipton Triathlon
Aireville Park, Skipton

Freebird Events are proud to announce the 2015 Skipton Triathlon. The date is Sunday 12 April and the place to be is Skipton in magnificent North Yorkshire. This extremely popular pool Based Sprint Distance Triathlon has a massive loyal following and its…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 339435
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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: 0.6 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: 0.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01535 603284
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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: 0.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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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: 13 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01484 599123
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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: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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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: 0.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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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: 0.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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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: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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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 conductorHandels Messiah is a perennial favourite and the perfect complement to Skiptons Yuletide Festival. No one present at last years highly acclaimed Messiah under…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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Tourist Attractions


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…

Parcevall Hall

Situated in the scenic Yorkshire Dales National Park, the sixteen acres of formal and woodland gardens of Parcevall Hall Gardens rise up the hillside and command impressive views of Simons Seat and Wharfedale. The Hall itself is let to the Bradford Diocese as a retreat house. It…

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…

Airborne Adventures Ltd

Hot Air Balloons at Airborne Adventures Ltd in Skipton, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01756 730166 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Ben Rhydding Golf Club

Ben Rhydding Golf Club ‐ golf course in Ilkley, West Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01943 608759 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Ben Rhydding Golf Club golf courseclub.…

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