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Summer Sports Camps at Thongsbridge Tennis Club 2019

22nd July - 30th August

Summer Sports Camps at Thongsbridge Tennis Club 2019 22nd July - 30th August 2019  

Life’s a Beach at Kirklees Light Railway

22nd August - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 1st September 2019

Who needs Majorca, Bermuda or Bridlington when you've got Shelley Station?! Yes, Life's a Beach this summer at the Kirklees Light Railway with our GIANT sandpit which will be open all summer long at Shelley Station. Valid day ticket holders will have FREE access to the sandpit during visits from 17 July to 1 September (excluding 17-18 August). So, grab your bucket & spade, slap on the sun lotion and hot foot it down to the railway for fabulous seaside…

Summer Activities at Cliffe House

22nd August - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until 31st August 2019

Please see poster above for details.

Friday Rocks! at Kirklees Light Railway

23rd August - 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until 30th August 2019

Join the KLR every Friday from 26 July to 30 August 2019 for Friday Rocks! Totally FREE rock painting sessions for all valid day ticket holders. So, come along, get creative (and a wee bit messy!) & then decide where you're going to hide your rocks for people to find! These sessions will be drop-in & there's no need to book in advance. Standard fares apply on the trains and the sessions will be available from 11am until 3.30pm every…

Meet Chris Mould – Read Holmfirth

23rd August - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come and meet the exceptionally talented Chris Mould when he comes in to sign his newly illustrated version of The Iron Man by Ted Hughes! Be one of the first to get a signed copy of the book and meet the man behind the illustrations 🤖

Katie & Sian Weekend at Kirklees Light Railway

24th August - 25th August

Join the beautiful ex-Fairbourne sister locomotives, Katie & Sian, as they work together exclusively on this special weekend in 2019. The locomotives will be hauling the scheduled passenger services on the following weekends: 24-25 August 2019 Standard ticket fares apply and tickets can be purchased on the day. Tickets need not be purchased in advance but, if you would prefer to do so, they may be purchased up to midnight the day before travel from here. Please note these services…

Big Bridge Bash – Thongsbridge Cricket Club

25th August

The Big Bridge Bash is back for 2019! - Sunday 25th August - 3 games of top quality T20 cricket - International cricket stars - Live Music - Duck Race - Bars - BBQ's FREE ENTRY

Summer Garden Party – Trinity Church, Hepworth

25th August - 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Fun for all the family before school starts - Games for adults and children; BBQ; bar; selection of stalls; live music; cafe serving tea and cake; ice cream - and lots more. Raffle. Free ice cream for children.

TossFest 2019

25th August - 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm

See poster for details Or for more details click HERE    

The Greatest Showman Twilight Cinema Night at Durker Roods Hotel

25th August - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

On Sunday 25th August, we will be hosting our first ever Outdoor Twilight Cinema Night! We will be showing The Greatest Showman. It will begin when the sun goes down, around 9pm, we will be serving snacks for the evening too. Tickets: Adult: £8 Children £5 Family of Four (two children & two adults): £20. Phone us on 01484 851413 to book your tickets

Residents’ Day (Clayton West & Scissett Postcodes) – Kirklees Light Railway

26th August - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

If you're a local resident living near the Kirklees Light Railway, we've got something special for you to enjoy in 2019! Join us for one of our Residents' Days where adults can travel for just £3, concessions for just £2 and children (aged 3-16) just £1 each! This special offer applies to residents of Clayton West, Scissett, Skelmanthorpe and Shelley ONLY and proof of address will be required at the Ticket Office when purchasing tickets. RESIDENTS' DAY DATES Saturday 9th…

Tuesday Tales at Kirklees Light Railway

27th August - 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until 27th August 2019

Following last year's successful trials, the KLR is proud to bring back Tuesday Tales in the school summer holidays! Every Tuesday from 23 July to 27 August, join the KLR for storytelling & craft sessions which are totally FREE for all valid day ticket holders. There will be different stories and activities each week and there's no need to book in advance for these drop-in sessions. Standard fares will apply on the trains and the sessions will be available from…

Introduction to Portuguese (4+) – Read, Holmfirth

30th August - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a relaxed and fun children’s introduction to Portuguese session. They can learn some new words and sentences and so can you! Age 4+ but it’s fine to bring along younger siblings. 50p per child - feel free to drop in and out of the session 🇵🇹

Nature Tots – Stirley Farm

30th August - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day Last of the month, repeating until 27th September 2019

On last Friday of ever month Stirley Community Farm Join us for our monthly parent and toddler activity. We'll have lots of fun crafting, playing games and getting out into nature! Booking avaiable via Yorkshire Wildlife Trust's events page or just pay on the day.

Spy School – St David’s Church

30th August - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ever wanted to be a secret agent? Are you aged between 5 and 10 years old? Why not join us at Spy School on 30th August at St Davids Church. The training will start at 2 pm and will last for 2 hours. Cadets will have the opportunity to learn about code-breaking, disguises and solving clues. There will also be a pop-up cafe serving coffee and cake for parents, friends, and family. This is a pre-booked ticket only event. Please…

Vintage Vehicle Rally – Kirklees Light Railway

1st September - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us on Sunday 1 September 2019 for our annual Vintage Vehicle Rally hosted by the Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club. There will be in excess of 150 vehicles on display at Clayton West Station* so why not bring the whole family and enjoy the spectacular display of cars, vehicles and motorbikes. You can even view the vehicles FREE of charge! The vehicles will be on display between 10am and 4pm. Trains will be running as normal during the day (standard fares…

Meltham AFC Centenary Celebration

1st September - 10:30 am - 8:00 pm

Family fun day celebrating 100 years of Meltham football club!

Underbank Rangers 135th Anniversary Celebrations

7th September

Underbank Rangers will be celebrating 135 years. Throughout the day there will be BBQ, Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, tuck shop homemade baking, inside and outside bar, Gin and Prosecco van: U10s & U8s playing rugby ko 10.30 opposition tbc. 2.30pm NCL Underbank Rangers v Thatto Heath 5pm (?) Underbank Rangers Masters v Huddersfield Giants Masters 6.30pm onwards local band The Jin will be performing.

Netherthong Community Fete – All Saints Church

7th September - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Netherthong Community Partnership (charity no 1184212) are holding their first event Netherthong Community Fete at All Saints Church Saturday 7th Sept 1-4pm. All Welcome.

Messy Play Big Birthday Bash – Holmbridge Church Hall

12th September - 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Hip hip hooray! It's Mess Around's special day! We're celebrating our SEVENTH birthday with a Big Birthday Bash party. As well all the messy party classics such as cake, jelly and ice cream, celebrate in messy style with our most popular activities from throughout the year. Dance around to all the funky favourites on our party playlist whilst the little ones get messy. All you have to do is come along and mess around, and leave the cleaning up to…

Steam & Diesel Gala at Kirklees Light Railway

14th September - 15th September

The Friends of Kirklees Light Railway are hosting their 14th Annual Steam & Diesel Gala Weekend over the weekend of 14 & 15 September 2019. The theme for this years event is "Estate Railways" and will feature: •River Irt, currently celebrating her 125th year will be visiting from the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway •Katie will be visiting from the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway •Katie will be visiting from the Eaton Hall Railway •Cagney No.44 from the Rhyl Miniature Railway •Count…

Holme Autumn Show 2019

21st September - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Our annual Autumn Show is a celebration of local produce and arts. Bring along your friends and family for a great afternoon out. • Where? – Holmbridge Parish Hall, Holmbridge, HD9 2NQ • When? – Saturday 21 September 2019, 2pm – 5pm • Refreshments • Stalls • Special free draw • Competitions and games • Entries are invited from the Holmfirth area (not restricted to Holme) in the following classes: Vegetables & Eggs, Arts and Crafts, ‘Holme’ baking, Jams &…

Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival 2019

28th September - 29th September

Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival 2019 28th and 29th September 2019. Whether you’re a serious foodie or just enjoy sharing good food and drink with friends and family, there is more than enough at Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival to give you a great time. The fantastic outdoor food market winds its way through the streets of Summer Wine country offering foods from up the road and across the continent. The open air bar and food court can be found…

Marsden Jazz Festival 2019

11th October - 13th October

Come and celebrate 26 years of Jazz in the Yorkshire Pennines! Street markets, over 60 free events and street parade... A fantastic weekend of music! To see what's on, what it's about and to get involved visit:    

Roller Disco – Holmfirth Civic Hall

20th October - 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Get Down and Boogie at Holmfirth Civic Hall We will be hosting our next Roller Disco in collaboration with Super Funk at the Hall on Sunday 20th October. Session 1: 1pm - 2.30pm Session 2: 3pm - 4.30pm Please make sure you book your ticket for the correct session. Individual Tickets - £5 Family of 4, £18 Food Package, Including Skate, Hot Dog and Drink £8 (vegetarian option available) Ticket price includes boot hire. No Age Restriction, but Roller Boots…

Halloween Ghost Train – Kirklees Light Railway

25th October - 27th October

**TICKETS GO ON SALE AT 9.30AM ON SUNDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 2019** Who's brave enough to take a ride on the Kirklees Light Railway's Ghost Trains this Halloween?  These fangtastic trains are not for the weak at heart! Try them, if you dare... Ghost Trains will be running on the evenings of Friday 25th, Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October 2019. Booking is essential and fancy dress is fiendishly encouraged! Timetables and fare information will be released closer to the date…

Half Term Horrors – Kirklees Light Railway

26th October - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 3rd November 2019

From Saturday 26 October to Sunday 3 November 2019, join the Kirklees Light Railway for some spooktacular fun! There will be creepy craft activities and spooky storytelling sessions which are totally FREE for those holding valid day tickets for the railway.  These sessions will be drop-in & there's no need to book in advance. What's more, all children getting into the ghostly spirit of things in freaky fancy dress will travel for HALF PRICE! That's a children's rover ticket, valid ALL DAY on ALL…

Honley Christmas Lights Switch On

16th November - 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Yet again Honley Business Association are organising the Christmas Light Switch on in Honley. This has grown year on year to be a fabulous event for the whole community. Over 130 trees and lights decorate throughout the village and Father Christmas turns thm on with his magical sleigh as he parades through Honley. Alongside Santa's Grotto we have stage entertainment, food, drinks, fair and fireworks all coming together to make this one of the best events to get the Christmas…

Holmfirth Christmas Lights Celebration 2019

23rd November - 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Christmas event to mark the start of the festive season in Holmfirth.  

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