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

02
MAR
World Book Day Party
Settle Library

Mad about books Come and celebrate World Book Day 2017 with us Dress up as your favourite character special prize for the best dressed have fun with bookish games thatll make you giggle a story quiz thatll oil the cogs and enjoy…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 05603 845693
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03
MAR
Gandeys Circus
Forster Sq Retail Parl

our Favourite circus is back New Show New Venues New Dates Gandeys has cemented its reputation for bringing premier circus productions across the UK with our sell out all human thrill circuses. This years we have a red hot latin flavour with…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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25
MAR
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Craiglands Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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31
MAR
Bed Among the Lentils
Royal Oak

Canadian Storyteller Olivia Olsen brings one of Alan Bennetts most revered monologues to life. A window into the life of a vicars wife who finds a vision of God at the local off‐licence. She lives in an ordinary small town and is…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 05603 945693
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31
MAR
The Ignite Conference 2017
Hollins Hall Marriott Hotel & Country Club

This year World Harvest Bible Church Bradford will host the second annual Ignite Conference at the Hollins Hall Marriott Hotel. We have invited Pattie Ah Kui to retun and minister on the subject of faith. This years theme is Dare to Believe.…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07525 235049
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15
APR
Adventures with Captain Scrap
Friends Meeting House

Some people see a skip Captain Scrap sees a treasure trove of opportunity. A delicious cocktail of interactive storytellingmaking and junk sculpture thatll get you thinking about the beauty of rubbish.Bring some junk with you to pass Captain Scraps crash course and…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08719 764350
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21
APR
Ventoux
Richard Whiteley Theatre

Ventoux is the most fearsome mountain encountered on the Tour de France. It is also the story of Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani whose drug‐fuelled race there in 2000 was the most dramatic the cycling world had ever seen. Ventoux charts…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 05603 845693
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28
MAY
Pendle Powerfest
Nelson & Colne College

Lancashires Family Motorshow returns to Nelson & Colne College with a Mud & Motorsport Theme this year.Celebrating the end of the Land Rover Defender production with a guard of honour featuring a wide range of this ever popular vehicle. Supporting this will…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07850 075796
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11
JUN
Ilkley Race for Life
East Holmes Field

5k or just over 3 miles is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities. You can take part however you like and choose to run jog or walk your way around the course.…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03001 230770
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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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