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

festival of happiness
Settle Victoria Hall

Festival of HappinessFor adults & Families Saturday 27th May Settle Yorkshire DalesWe all wish we were happier. Right Lets pioneer a new way forward get excited come together and be happy at the Festival of Happiness With over 25 mostly FREE events…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 05603 845697
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
Robin Hood In The Park
Centre Vale Park

Join us on this family‐friendly caper as Robin Hood and Little John set forth on yet another swash‐buckling adventure.His Merry Men will guide you around the beautiful Centre Vale Park as the story unfolds. Sword fights and archery competitions fill Robins days…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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
59th India International Garments Fair
Mahatma Mandir

India International Garment Fair IIGF has come a long way and it is now one the established fair in the international apparel fairs arena. The next edition i.e. 59th in the series is scheduled to be held from 30 June ‐ 02…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01242 708027
Mum2mum Market Baby & Childrens Nearly New Sale
Halifax Academy

Sat 15th July‐ Halifax Academy ‐ Doors Open 13:15 15:15Over 30 stalls selling excellent condition baby and childrens goods at bargain prices. Well‐known brands at a fraction of high street prices. Everything imaginable for your little ones.JOIN THE EVENT FOR SALE…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

Burnley Canal Festival
Sandygate Square

Join us for this free family friendly event with something for all ages. Music dance performance and spectacle fun fair food workshops craft stalls and waterborne activities to take you on a trail of magic and discovery through Burnleys unique canalside environment…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01282 421986
Only Fools and 3 Courses The Sequel Comedy Night
Craiglands Hotel

Comedy Dining are pleased to bring you the sequel to Only Fools and 3 Courses a completely different dining experience.DCI Roy Slater will be putting in an appearance and we all know what Del thinks of himCassandra and Rodney take a trip…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284

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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