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

12
SEP
Proms at the Abbey and Picnic at the Abbey
Bolton Abbey

Get ready to bring out the bunting for an evening of music and family fun at the stunning Bolton Abbey estate brought to you by Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice. Were broadcasting the final section of the Last Night of the Proms live…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01535 640176
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18
SEP
Jupiter Symphony
Town Hall Skipton

WEBERN Five Pieces for string orchestra Op 5BERLIOZ Les nuits d'tMOZART Symphony No 41 in C JupiterHannah Mason mezzo sopranoSkipton CamerataBen Crick conductorBen Crick and the Camerata complete their survey of Mozart's final great trilogy of symphonies with the Symphony No 41…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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19
SEP
Tickety Boo fab duo
Lula Mae's

We are a family owned American Style Diner in the heart of Colne. Serving freshly prepared food in a relaxing and comfortable environment. We open Friday Saturday & Sunday during the day then on Saturday evenings we have a licensed bar…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01282 863888
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20
SEP
Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge
Oxenhope C.C

Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge 2015The Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge is a highly regarded event which has a route suitable for all standards of mountain bike and cyclo‐cross rider. This will be the 11th Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge in September 2014 we…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01535 640430
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SEP
MESA
Lula Mae's

We are a family owned American Style Diner in the heart of Colne. Serving freshly prepared food in a relaxing and comfortable environment. We open Friday Saturday & Sunday during the day then on Saturday evenings we have a licensed bar…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01282 863888
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10
OCT
Star Party
Settle Victoria Hall

A meeting of storytellers and astronomers for adults and children. This is a day out youll never forget.Marking the end of World Space Week we present to you The Star Party‐ a collaboration between Settle Stories Manchester Metropolitan University & Bradford Astronomical…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01729 825718
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30
OCT
Pike plays Beethoven
The Kings Hall and Winter Gardens

STRAVINSKY Concerto in E flat Dumbarton OaksHAYDN Symphony No 104 in D LondonBEETHOVEN Violin Concerto in DJennifer Pike violinSkipton CamerataBen Crick conductorBritish violinist Jennifer Pike has taken the musical world by storm with her unique artistry and compelling insight into music from…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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20
NOV
The Hero Light - Dominic Kelly
Settle Victoria Hall

A master storyteller ‐ BBC RadioA wild epic from Irish mythology in a one‐man showAn extraordinary journey into the cinema of the imagination. Dominic will transfix you with energetic storytelling rhythmic drumming and the stories that have shaped Irish mythology for thousands…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01729 825718
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DEC
Handel's Messiah
Town Hall Skipton

HANDEL MessiahDonna Lennard soprano Hannah Mason mezzo soprano Daniel Mullaney tenor Trevor Bowes bass‐baritoneIn PaceSkipton CamerataBen Crick conductorHandel's Messiah is a perennial favourite and the perfect complement to Skipton's Yuletide Festival. No one present at last year's highly acclaimed Messiah under…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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12
DEC
The Snow Bear
Settle Victoria Hall

A polar bear is carried away from his artic home. Join him for this adventure and meet mischievous elves goblins and trolls. Using magical powers ‐ will you be able to help him find his way back homeThe Snow Bear is inspired…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01729 825718
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03
MAR
80's Invasion Tour
Bradford St Georges Hall

The 80s are back Tony Denton Promotions bring together four of the decades most memorable artists to tour together for the first time ever. The 80s Invasion tour features the cream of music from the some of the most popular artists…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 709709
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09
SEP
Thank ABBA For The Music
Bradford St Georges Hall

Grab your platforms and flares for a journey back in time to when ABBA dominated the charts and ruled the airwaves. New for 2015 and featuring all of ABBAs greatest and most memorable hits Thank ABBA For The Music is the…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01274 432000
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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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