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

27
JUL
Tough Mudder Yorkshire: July 2024
Broughton Hall

.Get stuck into our world famous obstacles across the Yorkshire Dales. Pushing you to your limits this course may be scenic but itll also be tough and gruelling. Are you ready for it…

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08
AUG
The Sherlock Holmes Casebook: 3 Live Radio Plays
Skipton Little Theatre

Join us for an unforgettable evening of mystery intrigue and deduction as we bring to life three classic Sherlock Holmes tales: A Scandal in Bohemia The Musgrave Ritual The Giant Rat of SumatraWatch in fascination as our talented cast recreates the magic…

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12
OCT
Another Evening with Howlin' Mat (Concert)
Skipton Little Theatre

Howlin Mat a celebrated blues musician whose performances have spanned from the Arctic Circle to the Sahara Desert is not just a singer and guitarist but also a captivating storyteller. He travels thousands of miles each year to playing the music he…

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19
OCT
The Music of James Taylor - Vernon James
Skipton Little Theatre

The show How Sweet It Is primarily showcases Taylors early songwriting years bringing to the stage beloved classics like Sweet Baby James Something In The Way She Moves and Fire and Rain as well as more recent hits including the poignant Frozen…

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08
NOV
Probably The Best Comedy Songs in the World Ever
Skipton Little Theatre

This show does exactly what it says on the tin possibly ‐ a host of comedy songs covering a number of years by a host of great names ... and a few surprisesSongs from the likes of :‐ Stan Freeberg Tom Lehrer…

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13
NOV
Word Paintings - The Keith James Songbook
Skipton Little Theatre

Thoughtful interpretive concerts devoted to the writing of visionary Songwriters and Poets who he has always admired.The success of these concerts has been such that it has somewhat eclipsed Keiths own material which has mostly been heard on his 12 Album releases…

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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

Bliss

Bliss Nightclub in Skipton, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01756 700483 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Fusion

Fusion Nightclub in Keighley, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01535 610156 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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