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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Skipton

25
NOV
DJ Greg Myers- Saturdays at Alexander's
Alexander's

Combining 16 years of experience & determination to please any crowd theres no wonder Greg Myers is highly requested in the worlds most glamorous dance floors. From World Resident DJ for Hedkandi & resident at super club Space Ibiza to UK brand…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 228030
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25
NOV
Mum2mum Market Baby & Children's Nearly New Sale
Victoria hall

Sat 25rd November‐ Victoria Hall Hard Ings Road Keighley BD21 3JN ‐ 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…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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25
NOV
Tom Twisleton 100 Celebration
The Folly Museum

Have you ever seen Settles ghost Have you heard the story of J.G. Owen who died on the Settle‐Carlisle RailwayDo you know about Settles snow castleDiscover how Settle has changed since Craven poet and legend Tom Twisleton died 100 years ago.Across 2017…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 05603 845697
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26
NOV
Jamie Squire- Live Music at Alexander's
Alexander's

Jamie is a local singer songwriter who performs other peoples songs in his own inimitable style.With twenty years experience performing in both the UK and abroad this powerful and versatile vocalist has a wide repertoire with something for everyone to enjoy.Book online…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 228030
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01
DEC
Alexander's 'Off Piste' Alpine Pop-up Restaurant
Alexander's

With its very own outdoor heated chalet style cover over the now famous Secret Garden overlooking the Leeds Liverpool canal its the ultimate definition of hygge the on trend popular concept of Scandinavian coziness and little pleasures.Gather around a pot of Cheese…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01756 228030
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01
DEC
Alexander's Festive Lunch & Dinner
Alexander's

Alexanders Festive Menu is a celebration of incredible food seasonal ingredients and festive flavours. A selection of tasty to carve at the table like our Butter and Sage Roasted Breast of Turkey to linger over & set your taste buds tingling followed…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01756 228030
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01
DEC
Geocaching Tale Trail
Settle

Get your detectives hat on and use your GPS device to uncover a hidden story. Free fun for all the family. An adventure around Settle as you discover clues to unlock your digital story. …

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 05603 845697
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21
DEC
A Christmas Carol
Burnley Mechanics

One magical night Scrooge is visited by mystical ghosts who show him there is more to life than work and money slowly he begins to recognise the true meaning of Christmas. With a cavalcade of…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
DEC
Spectacular 5 Course Gala Dinner- New Year's Eve
Alexander's

Were rolling out the red carpet and inviting you to don your gladrags and welcome in 2018 at one of Yorkshires most exclusive black tie New Years Eve parties. Weve got the champagne on ice to welcome you. Join us for our…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01756 228030
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20
JAN
Winnie the Pooh Day
Settle Stories

Can you catch a heffalump Where is Eeyores tail Celebrate national Winnie the Pooh day with Settle Stories a day that marks the birthday of author A A Milne. Its one awesome anniversary. Fans of Winnie the Pooh simply cant miss thisExpect…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 05603 845697
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15
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Rigoletto
Bradford Alhambra

Rigoletto is a dramatic tale of the jesters daughter whose heart is stolen by a charming but unreliable ruler and how her fathers attempts to prevent the love affair lead to tragedy. Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713018
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16
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Bradford Alhambra

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta. Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra Verdi LA…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01274 432000
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17
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Bradford Alhambra

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona Kistenyova.Winner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01274 432000
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23
MAR
Counterfeit sixties Show
Skipton Mart Theatre

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 709666
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27
MAY
Pendle Powerfest
Nelson & Colne College

Lancashires Family Motorshow returns to Nelson & Colne College celebrating 50 years of the film BullittWe are gathering together famous movie and television chase vehicles into a spectacular static displayOn top of this we will have our ever popular range around 250…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07850 075796
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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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