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

14
MAY
Madrigals To Musicals
Bingley Little Theatre

Concert Madrigals to Musicals performed by award winning Opus 44 from Bingley. plus guests.This concert has something for everyone and will be a joyous evening of wonderful music. Please support us in raising funds for Cancer Support Bradford and Airedale who do…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01274 567983
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21
MAY
Strathendrick Singers bring Songs of War and Peace
All Saints Church, Ilkley

War Ken Johnston: I Landed with Seven Men.This is a cantata made up of five well‐known Scots songs which recount the story of the Jacobite Rebellion in 1745. The songs are interspersed with an historical narration.Ken Johnston is based in East…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01535 637425
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22
MAY
Songs of War and Peace
Christ Church, Skipton

War Ken Johnston: I Landed with Seven Men.This is a cantata made up of five well‐known Scots songs which recount the story of the Jacobite Rebellion in 1745. The songs are interspersed with an historical narration.Ken Johnston is based in East…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01535 637425
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28
MAY
Jukebox Sixties
Skipton Mart Theatre

The Hollywood Bees perform their new acclaimed show Juke Box Sixites a faithful compilation of some of the greatest hits of the decade.The show features the music of The Hollies The Beatles The Fortunes The Bee Gees The Kinks and many more.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 709666
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29
MAY
Pendle Powerfest
Nelson & Colne College

Lancashires Premier Family Charity Motoring Event.The 2016 show has an Italian Job Theme with a selection of the main vehicles from the film on Display.TV & Film Cars including Knight Rider and Mad Max add to the theme plus a 50 vehicle…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07850 075796
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19
JUN
The 3 Dales Mountain Bike Challenge
Grassington

This is a brand new sister event to the ever popular Sue Ryder Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge. Taking place at the start of the season and on a different type of topography this event sponsored by All Terrain Cycles will make for…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Sports

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20
JUN
Solstice Saunter with the Airedale Dodgers Running
Bolton Abbey Estate, Bolton Abbey, near Skipton

A social 5 mile run the Solstice Saunter follows the trails of the breath‐taking Bolton Abbey and is run by the Airedale Dodgers as a fundraising event for Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice. Sponsored by Fenetic Wellbeing and Timothy Taylor the event…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01535 640176
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17
JUL
Bronte Sportive
Leeds City College- Keighley Campus

The Bronte Monster is 88 miles and though its by no means one of the longest sportives it is recognized as being mile for mile one of the toughest sportives in the UK. Because of generous sponsorship from our sponsor All…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01535 640176
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24
JUL
Manorlands Paint Rush
The King George Fields at Marley, Keighley

If youve never done a colour run before this is a run with a difference as during the 5km run you will pass through 7 colour stations where brightly coloured powder will be sprayed or thrown at you turning your face hair…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01535 640176
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18
SEP
Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge
Oxenhope Community Centre,

This will be the 12th Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge and in September 2015 a record number of over 350 participants took part. All entry fees go straight towards supporting Sue Ryder care in the local area and while there is no obligation…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: B D229LH
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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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