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

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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06
APR
Settle Stories Festival
Settle Victoria Hall

Story is more than childs play Log into the Settle Stories Festival and play Wi‐Fi Wars a record‐breaking live comedy game show. Enjoy the kind of theatre that seeps into the subconscious with Proto‐type Theatres A Machine theyre Secretly Building. Immerse…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 05603 845693
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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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17
JUN
Race for life Ilkley 5K 2018
East Holmes Field

This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. Key InformationDate: Sunday 17 Jun 2018Time: 10:30Children: £10.00Women: £14.99Young Women: £14.99Under 6…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Sports

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23
JUN
Mum2mum Baby & Childrens Nearly New Sale Keighley
Victoria hall

SAT 23RD JUNE 2018 13:15 15:15 Over 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.See the Facebook event listing for sale item…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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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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