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

29
NOV
Jimmy Carr
St. Georges Hall

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
NOV
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Bradford St Georges Hall

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Bradford St Georges Hall live Comedy on Saturday 29 November 2014 in Bradford Yorkshire. To compare ticket prices for the Jimmy Carr Funny Business event at Bradford St Georges Hall see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Bradford Rock Choir
Saint Saviour's Parish Church Hall

Your friendly local Bradford choir is run by singing teacher Elliot Sutcliffe. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around West Yorkshire and as a choir we also join up with the other choirs near us to sing…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Ilkley Rock Choir
Drama Studio

The Ilkley Rock Choir is led by West Yorkshire based musician Charlotte Jones. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart‐topping singers and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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25
JAN
Cherry Ghost
The Trades Club

Bolton isnt the first place you think of when imagining the home towns of chart‐topping bands. Yet this indie‐rock band entered the UK Album Charts at no.7 with their debut album Thirst for Romance…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
Hardcastle 24
Hardcastle Crags

The Hardcastle 24 is a six twelve or twenty‐four hour endurance event for teams or solo runners taking place round a 5km course in and around the incredibly beautiful wooded valley of Hardcastle Crags near Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire.Run in partnership…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01484 599123
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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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