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

29
AUG
European market Settle
Market Place

The town centre will come alive with the tastes smells and products of Continental Europe ‐ and beyond ‐ when the Traditional European Food and Craft Fair arrives in town. Bringing a lot of produce and products that are new and different…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01512 801925
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02
SEP
Singin In the Rain Touring
Alhambra Theatre

Singin In the Rain Touring will be performing live Musicals at Alhambra Theatre on the Tuesday 02 September 2014 in Bradford Yorkshire. Buy tickets for Singin In the Rain Touring online.…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
SEP
Planet Circus The Wow Factor
Peel Park

Dont miss Britains favourite family circus and its brand new 2104 super show Featuring everything a traditional circus has with spectacular thrilling stunt action PLANET CIRCUS is an amazing adrenalin packed family spectacular that will wow audiences of all ages. As…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07563 727206
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07
SEP
BURNLEY WEDDING FAIR
BEST WESTERN Oaks Hotel

The BEST WESTERN Oaks Hotel is set in a commanding position overlooking stunning gardens and grounds. The hotel boasts many stunning features which give a sense of grandeur and history including a breathtaking stained glass window towering over the original sweeping staircase.…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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15
SEP
FREE taster session at the Bradford Rock Choir
Saint Saviour's Parish Church

Your local Bradford choir is run by choir leader Elliot Sutcliffe. The Bradford branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Bradford community causes and events the local branches of Rock Choir…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Ilkley Rock Choir
Drama Studio

The Ilkley Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Charlotte Jones. The choir is for all ages and all the local West Yorkshire branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible events like the 20000 seat O2 Arena and…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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19
SEP
T Rextasy I Love to Boogie
Burnley Mechanics

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTSwww.sweeneyentertainments.co.ukI LOVE TO BOOGIE WITH TREXTASYFriday 19th September 2014Burnley MechanicsIn 1973 a record was released which would bridge the generation gap and become a rock anthem to both young and old ‐ 20th Century Boy was written and composed by…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01282 664400
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21
SEP
The Walk of the Roses
Cross Keys Pub

You may be for Lancaster or you may be Yorkist through and through. But were all on the same side against Parkinsons. So join us on our Walk of the Roses and support our vital work.Our walk follows the Leeds and Liverpool…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02079 639330
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07
OCT
Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong
Bradford St Georges Hall

Tickets for Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong at Bradford St Georges Hall on the Tuesday 07 October 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong live at Bradford St Georges Hall see our list of ticket comparison costs from…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

10
OCT
Settle Storytelling Festival
Settle

Settle Storytelling Festival to 12th10thBook and info www.settlestories.org.ukUp to 25 off online Early Bird October 2014Back A Magical Weekend...Travel the world through stories with tales from over five continents and even outer space. Visit the idyllic Yorkshire Dales and immerse yourself…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01729 822292
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14
OCT
Riverdance
Alhambra Theatre

If you didn't already know Riverdance is a show consisting of traditional Irish stepdancing and has become a huge phenomena since appearing at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest. Husband and wife team John McColgan and…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
OCT
Ghost Hunt with Ghost Hunt Live
Dalton Mills

In its heyday Dalton Mills was the largest textile mill in the region employing over 2000 workers and between 1869 and 1877 the mill provided jobs for workers both children and adults all over Keighley and the Worth Valley.Do you dare to…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL:
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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: 15.9 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: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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