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

22
SEP
Manford's Comedy Club
Todmorden Hippodrome Theatre

The Hippodrome Theatre in Todmorden plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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23
SEP
Mum2mum Market Baby & Children's Nearly New Sale
Victoria hall

Sat 23rd September ‐ 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…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL:
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24
SEP
Dreaming the Night field: a Legend of Wales
Settle Stories

Gwydion nephew to the King a magician and master storyteller provokes a war between North and South Wales and unleashes a chaos of consequences. Blodeuwedd an intoxicatingly beautiful woman conjured from flowers is torn between desire and duty with fateful results. …

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 05603 845697
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24
SEP
KVU Singers presents The King's Singers
King's Hall

Their work synonymous with the best in vocal ensemble performance appeals to a vast international audience.Performing to hundreds of thousands of people each season the group tours regularly to Europe North and South America Asia and Australasia. Instantly recognisable for…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01943 602319
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26
SEP
Tom Twisleton 100 Exhibition
The Folly Museum

What made a Victorian famous in Settle 100 years agoTom Twisleton was a local legend. Why Because he told the folks of Settle to get off the booze and lead a sober life. Why did the people listen Tom had a…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 05603 845697
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30
SEP
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
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30
SEP
Photography Course/Workshop Yorkshire Dales
YDNPA

The Yorkshire Dales Wharfedale Photography Workshop takes in a wide selection of the very best scenery to be found around Wharfedale in the Yorkshire Dales. Some areas of the Yorkshire Dales have their own unique characteristics ie Kingsdale Ribblesdale and Crummackdale are…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07536 068699
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12
OCT
Sacred Sounds: Full Concert
Ilkley Playhouse

Sacred Sounds: Sikh Music Traditions and the First World War explores some of the many narratives of this period the timeless and transcendent beauty of the shabads themselves the composition of which started with Guru Nanak 1469‐1539 the first of the…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01943 816714
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13
OCT
African Warrior Stories
Settle Stories

How can we prevent the destruction of Earth and of the humans in itHow can we convert fear to power Hatred to loveWhat can ancient myths and legends teach usWith his hypnotic stories Sola reminds us to tune into the hum of…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 05603 845697
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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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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

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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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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