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

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Burnley Canal Festival
Sandygate Square

Join us for this free family friendly event with something for all ages. Music dance performance and spectacle fun fair food workshops craft stalls and waterborne activities to take you on a trail of magic and discovery through Burnleys unique canalside environment…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01282 421986
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Stories Under the Stars
Lower Winskill Farm

Experience stories round the campfire at one of the Yorkshire Dales most stunning locations Lower Winskill Farm. Long ago ‐ our ancestors stood and gazed up at the stars and wondered why The patterns of stars helped them to create stories to…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 05603 845693
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Blues Hall of FameĀ® British Legend Norman Beaker
Barnoldswick Arts & Music Centre

The best R&B band in the UK.‐‐Jack BruceIn January 2017 Manchester native Norman Beaker became only one of eight 20th‐century British artists to be officially recognised and inducted as a Legend in the American Heritage Societys Blues Hall of Famealongside Jack Bruce…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01282 813374
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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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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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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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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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