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Langsett Junior Rangers

25th May - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Today the group will be visited by a small mammal specialist. Hopefully the group will find some furry creatures, get a close look at them and find out all about their habits and habitats. There might also be time to clear some scrub and make habitat piles in the Junior Ranger's 'secret' area at Langsett. Don't forget to come up with an idea of what you would like your secret area to be called. If you would like to join…

Toy’s Day Out – Kirklees Light Railway

25th May - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 2nd June 2019

From Saturday 25 May to Sunday 2 June 2019, bring your child's favourite toy along for a ride on the railway and enjoy HALF PRICE fares for the children! That's a children's rover ticket, valid ALL DAY on ALL TRAINS and playgrounds for just £2.75! > Child must be accompanied by full paying adult > Each child must bring at least one toy each > Valid from 25 May to 2 June 2019 ONLY > Not valid in conjunction with…

Mikron Outdoor Theatre Preformance – ‘All Hands On Deck’ at Stirley Farm

25th May - 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A love story between the Royal Navy and their loyal ‘Jenny Wrens’ New WRNS recruits Ginger and Lily, are looking for wartime adventure. Lily wants to serve on dry land but Ginger is desperate to serve at sea – and the sailors can’t believe their luck! Our Wrens show pays tribute to all those wartime women who pushed the door to opportunity firmly open. Full of dots, dashes, semaphore and song, Ginger and Lily find themselves in uncharted waters on…

Nature Safari Event – Holme Valley Camping

26th May - 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on 18th August 2019 at 9:30am

Get the kids actively enjoying the outdoors with Nature Safari during the spring/summer season. Nature Safari run Magical Woodlands and Dens and Campfire sessions on Sundays throughout August. During the Magical Woodlands workshop children get creative with natural objects making musical instruments (log drum, grass kazoos, leaf shakers), masks and fairy wands. Of course there'll be a chance to get really messy giving trees mud faces! This will all be followed by cooking marshmallows on the fire pit. Whereas children…

Holme Valley Camping Duck Race

26th May - 2:00 pm
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One event on 25th August 2019 at 2:00pm

Back by popular demand…our very own Duck Race! Select a duck (£1) and will it be the first to reach the bridge? Fantastic prizes to be won and all proceeds go to a local charity.

Residents’ Day (Skelmanthorpe Postcodes) – Kirklees Light Railway

27th May - 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…

Picnic at the Farm – Stirley Farm

27th May - 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

For the bank holiday all are welcome to bring a picinic and join us on the 27th of May at Stirley Community Farm for outdoor fun and games. This is a FREE event. Refreshments: Tea, Coffee and Cakes are available

Picnic at the Farm – Stirley Farm

27th May - 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Come and join us on Bank holiday Monday for some fun outdoor games and activities. Have the chance to explore our gardens and vegetable patch and bring your own picnic to admire the view. Take a walk through our fields, how many calves will you spot? Cakes and hot drinks will be avaliable. Free (There will be optional activities to get involved with during the day, £6 (£4 for members)

Easter & Spring Bank Sports Camps – Thongsbridge Tennis & Fitness

28th May - 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until 26th April 2019

One event on 28th May 2019 at 8:00am

One event on 29th May 2019 at 8:00am

One event on 30th May 2019 at 8:00am

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Sand Art with Kids Bee Happy at Totties Garden Centre

28th May - 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Kids Bee Happy at the Sand Art Workshop on Tuesday 28th May between 9.30am until 11am Make Sand Art pictures… Simply peel, pour and tap to create a fun picture Suitable for children aged 3 years and upwards £3 per child payable on the day to Kids Be Happy, just come along

Cliffe House – Spring Bank Holiday Programme

28th May - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 31st May 2019

Cliffe House are running a number of activities throughout the Spring Bank Holiday, including - Archery - Little Cooks Kitchen Bushcraft - Climbing Wall - Food and Drinks - Adventure Playground - Wood Land tresure hunt

Free – Outdoor Crafts for Families in Beaumont Park

29th May - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Spend time together doing fun activities in the beautiful Beaumont Park!

Yarn bombing! (Suitable for children age 2 – 7 years)

30th May - 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Julia from Upcycle Fashion at Netherthong Pre-school Holiday Club for yarn bombing, weaving, stitching and lots more as part of the Big Knit. Suitable for children age 2 - 7 years. Booking essential, call 01484 680 857 or e mail to secure your place.

SCRAPtastic Workshop at Totties Garden Centre

31st May - 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Join fairandfunky for their Scraptastic workshop making Flower Bee Mobiles using recycled bits and bobs on Friday 31st May between 9.30am and 11am. Workshop cost is £3.50 per child, payable on the day. Suitable for children aged 3 – 12 years. Parents are expected to stay with their children as they craft. Whilst the children craft you can enjoy a coffee and a piece of cake and enjoy the fantastic views over the Holme Valley.

Nature Tots – Stirley Farm

31st May - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 26th April 2019 at 10:00am

One event on 31st May 2019 at 10:00am

Join us for our monthly parent and toddler activity. We'll have lots of fun crafting, playing games and getting out into nature! Fun activities in and around the farm for pre-schoolers and their parents (under 5's). This event is eligible for the Hedgehog Award. All children must be accompanied by an adult, please register both adults and children when booking online. Price £6 per child (£4 if member)

Halr Term Treasure Hunt – Holmfirth Civic Hall

31st May - 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join us during Half Term for our Pirate Themed Treasure Hunt around Holmfirth Centre. Follow the clues and see what treasure awaits... £2 per child Our pop up café will be open serving light refreshments.

Nature Tots – Stirley Farm

31st May - 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.

Tom Palmer Book Signing and Q&A – Read, Holmfirth

31st May - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

We are lucky enough to have the wonderful children's and young adult author, Tom Palmer, visiting the shop over May half term! Tom's most recent book, Armistice Runner, has been a big hit in Holmfirth and his new book, D-Day Dog, is being released in May. Join us for a Q&A and book signing in the shop! A little bit about D-Day Dog... Jack can’t wait for the school trip to the D-Day landing beaches. It’s his chance to learn…

Sunday Family Walks

2nd June - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Friends of Holmfirth Library and Tourist Information and Holmfirth Walkers are Welcome Steering Group are running Sunday Family Walks from Sunday 5th May. All walks are free and start at Holmfirth Library at 10am.

Holmfirth Film Festival 2019

7th June - 9th June

Holmfirth Film Festival 2019 Friday 7 June to Sunday 9 June 2019. Please click on to festival website link for full list of films and events - or pick up a brochure from local shops, pubs, businesses. Tickets for all events available online or locally, in person, from Oxfam Book Shop, Huddersfield Road For all the details about this years festival, please click the link below.

Honley Show 2019

8th June

One of the best attended and well respected rural shows in the country and attracts a broad audience. Fab for families looking for a great day out who appreciate that the show's standing in the community warrants their support and involvement. For details please click this link -

Forget Me Not Colour Run 2019

8th June - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2019 sees a change of venue for our BIGGEST and most colourful event of the year! Our Colour Run is the perfect event for all the family! Run, walk, jog or dance your way around our colourful course!! Along the route you'll be covered in our bright and colourful paint powder and you'll get to the end looking like you've just taken a trip through the rainbow. Bring along friends and family to cheer you on! Food, refreshments, face painting…

Open Farm Sunday at Yummy Yorkshire

9th June - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

oin us for the farming industry’s national open day 'Open Farm Sunday' on 9th June 2019. We'll be shining a light on our working dairy farm where you can see the story of Yummy Yorkshire and our farming family, get close to our herd and learn how we use our milk to produce our award-winning artisan Ice cream right here at Delph House Farm. Activities: Milking Live with farmer Rob (p.m) Calf feeding with farmer Simon (p.m) Kids crafts Tractor…

Stirley Open Farm Sunday

9th June - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

On 9th June 2019, hundreds of farms all over the country will open their gates for LEAF Open Farm Sunday 2019. Come and join us for a fun day out, with farm themed activities, food and drink and meet the people behind the scenes who look after our livestock and local wildlife.

Holmfirth Arts Festival 2019

13th June - 19th June

This year's festival takes place over three days from 14-16 June and reflects 'Creativity in the Landscape' inspired by the stunning surroundings of the Holme Valley. Come and try something different from a sparkling programme of music, theatre, comedy, exhibitions, workshops and new commissions, preceded by an extensive community engagement programme. Taking place at various locations and on the streets of Holmfirth. Suitable for all ages. Holmfirth Arts Festival is one of Yorkshire's best small festivals and takes place over…

Father’s Day – Kirklees Light Railway

16th June - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Treat Dad this Father's Day with an all day rover ticket for him for just £5. The ticket for Dad will be valid all day on all trains, so you can make it a memorable family trip! *Advance booking is not necessary & not available *Purchase from Clayton West Ticket Office on the day *Offer valid for adult/concession males only who must be travelling with family *Not valid in conjunction with any other voucher or offer *Offer valid on Sunday…

Stories and Steam ft. The Gruffalo – Kirklees Light Railway

22nd June - 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on 23rd June 2019 at 9:30am

"Oh help! Oh no! It’s a Gruffalo!" The Gruffalo will be strolling out of the deep dark wood & into the Kirklees Light Railway's Stories & Steam Weekend this June... On Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd June, join the KLR for steam train rides & children's stories, family fun & amazing activities, with The Gruffalo making personal appearances at intervals each day. In addition to your return steam train ride, all of this 👇 is INCLUDED IN YOUR TICKET PRICE:…

Brooklands Funday (FREE) – Brooklands Nurseries & Coffee Shop

29th June - 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Please see poster above for details. Admission is FREE!

Holmfirth Art Week 2019

6th July - 13th July

Check the dates for the 2019 Art Week. More details to follow soon

Hade Edge Gala 2019 The Wild Wild West

6th July - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE Thanks to John LLoyd for the fabulous video.

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