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Huddersfield Literature Festival 2017 Launch event

March 3rd @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us at the University’s brand new Oastler Building for the launch of our 2017 programme. Enjoy refreshments and a performance by poet Dr Owen Lowery. Doors 6pm (Performance 6.30pm), free, Oastler Building, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate HD1 3DH Owen Lowery was born in 1968 and has released two acclaimed poetry collections: Otherwise Unchanged and Rego Retold. Formerly a British Judo champion, he suffered a spinal injury while competing and is now a tetraplegic. He has a Master's Degree in…

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Huddersfield Literature Festival 2017

March 4th
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Daily until March 19th, 2017

The Huddersfield Literature Festival (HLF) is an annual literary festival that takes place over 10 days in March in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. The festival runs author talks, creative writing classes and competitions, multi-arts events, LGBT events, performance poetry and open mic events, plus an Literary Afternoon Tea and Majikkon (the annual Huddersfield Anime/Manga and Comic Con). The next Huddersfield Literature Festival will run from 4–19 March 2017 with a theme of ‘Courage’. Events take place at a number of venues…

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An Evening of Historic Films Featuring the Holme Valley

March 15th @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

An Evening of Historic Films Featuring the Holme Valley. Presented by Yorkshire Film Archive Wednesday 15 March at 7.30pm. Yorkshire Film Archive presents a delightful selection of nostalgic films from the Holme Valley area. Footage will include the changing face of the Holme Valley from the 1930s to the 70s, Holmfirth in Wartime, Market Day in Holmfirth in the 50s and scenes of local mills as they were demolished. In addition there will be historic Bamforth sketches made at the…

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Disney Film BFG Showing

March 19th @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come an join us to watch this magical film. FREE Popcorn, tuck shop and refreshments available.

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Easter at Full Life Church

April 14th @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Marsden Cuckoo Festival 2017

April 21st - April 23rd

MARSDEN CUCKOO FESTIVAL: Friday 21st to Saturday 22nd April 2017 ...... and maybe something on Sunday 23rd as well!! In Marsden, West Yorkshire! This annual celebration welcomes the return of the cuckoo to Marsden with artistic workshops, an all-day craft fair, a village procession, maypole and Morris dancing. The day culminates with a duck race & music from a local band Marsden's love for this feathered friend stemmed from the fact that the spring and sunshine always came along with…


Blowzabella Day – Holmfirth 2017

April 29th

Blowzabella return to Holmfirth for a day of workshops and a fabulous evening dance. Time: 12:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.Box office: MORE INFORMATION & HOW TO BUY TICKETS SOON. Address: Huddersfield Road. A day of workshops, sessions and a big evening dance. More news soon.

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Meltham Scarecrow Festival 2017

May 1st @ 10:00 am - 4:59 pm

Meltham Scarecrow Festival 2017   More details to follow soon..

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Holmfirth Festival of Folk 2017

May 5th - May 7th

Holmfirth Festival of Folk 2017 Holmfirth is a small pennine town which comes to life during the Festival of Folk. There has been a folk festival in Holmfirth for about 30 years. The Festival committee has been responsible for the last nine years and the festival has gone from strength to strength.We pride ourselves on producing a community based festival involving schools, local talent, most businesses in the town and, of course, a small army of volunteers. Our income is…

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The Cider Press May Day Celebration 2017

May 6th

The Cider Press Cafe is two year's old, so why not come and join us? Sunday 6th May 2017 More details to follow soon New Laithe Farm, Deanhouse, Holmfirth, HD9 3TD

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Hepworth Art Fest 2017

May 6th @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Open on 7 May: 10am-5pm

Fourteen stalls with interesting arts and crafts at affordable prices. Home made refreshments, tea, coffee and soft drinks on sale. Raffle with good quality prizes Admission to hall is FREE Exhibitors: Gail Dooley Ceramic artist Alison Booth watercolour paintings Jo Brown Up-cycled jewellery Julia Batley Leather/Liberty handbags and accessories Deirdre Warren Alpaca gifts, toys and hangings Tracey Mawson Decorative ceramics Yvonne Hinchliffe Leather, silkcord, silverplate and semi precious stone & crystal jewellery Pam Goodison Stained glass and fused glass jewellery, bowls,…


IK Classics Spring Car Meet & BBQ at The Carding Shed

May 13th @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

IK Classics Spring Car Meet & BBQ – Saturday 13th May Free entry - bring along your classic bus, truck, car, van or motorcycle! A meeting of like minded classic vehicle enthusiasts!


Shepley Spring Festival 2017

May 19th - May 21st

Shepley Spring Festival 2017 19-21st May 2017 To celebrate 10 years of Shepley Spring Festival we have invited some very special artists. Awarded an MBE in 2014 and twice nominated for the Mercury Prize...Eliza Carthy and the Wayward Band will be headlining Saturday night at the festival. This band is big! Returning to the festival on Friday are the Moulettes with their poppy brand of progressive, psychedelic neo-classical folk rock!! Sunday sees one of the final performances of the highly…


Holmfirth Film Festival 2017

May 20th - May 26th

Holmfirth Film Festival 2017 The Seventh Holmfirth Film Festival runs from 20th- 26th May 2017. With over 50 award-winning new and classic films from around the world. For more details see their website -

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91st Holme Valley Brass Band Contest 2017

May 21st

91st Holme Valley Brass Band Contest 2017 Sunday 21st May 2017 starting around 10:30am Contests will be held all day in Holmfirth Civic Hall Its a great day for just sitting and listening to lots of different bands, to relax and enjoy the music! More details to follow soon  

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Honley Show 2017

June 10th

Honley Show 2017 For more details click HERE

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Holmfirth Arts Festival 2017

June 16th - June 25th

Holmfirth Arts Festival 2017 16 - 25 June 2017 More details to follow soon

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Pennine Tractor Run 2017

June 18th

This years Pennine Tractor Road Run. Hade Edge football field in Hade Edge 18th June 2017 (Father's Day) More details to follow

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Harden Moss Sheepdog Trials 2017

June 23rd - June 25th

23rd, 24th and 25th June.. More details to follow....


St Mary’s Flower Festival

June 23rd - June 25th

St Mary's Flower Festival - The Four Seasons June 23-25th 2017    


Honley Summerfest 2017

June 24th @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Honley Summerfest. There will also be food and craft staffs and a wide variety of activities. The event of the Summer with live entertainment, food, drink, games & activities. A fun filled family day out.

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Meltham Memories Wartime Weekend 2017

July 1st - July 2nd

Meltham Memories returns the weekend of 1st-2nd July 2017 in Meltham.   More details to follow soon!


Holmfirth ArtWeek 2017

July 2nd - July 8th

The dates for this years Holmfirh ArtWeek are  Sunday 2nd - Saturday 8th July 2017. More details to follow...

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Le Cote-de-Holme Moss Sportive Weekend 2017 – Holmfirth

July 2nd

Le Cote-de-Holme Moss Sportive Weekend 2017 2nd July 2017 Welcome to the 3rd edition of the Cote-de-Holme Moss Sportive. Organised by Holmfirth Cycling Club in association with The Bridge Public House, Holmbridge, this tough sportive has become established as an annual 'must do' on the sportive calendar. Based at the foot of the iconic Tour de France cat 2 climb, in Holmbridge Village near Holmfirth the sportive heads towards Holmfirth before heading up towards Meltham and Marsden following the route of…

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Holmfirth Duck Race 2017

July 2nd @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Holmfirth Duck Race 2017 2 July at 12:00–16:00 The Holmfirth Duck Race is a charity event involving the pouring of many, many, MANY plastic ducks (not real ones, we need to stress this!) into the river alongside the Sands recreation ground in sunny Holmfirth. Money raised goes to local charities and good causes in your area. We always host on the first Sunday in July along with a fair, food, and outdoor bar and plenty of fun and games to…

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Hade Edge Gala 2017

July 8th @ 1:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Get the date in your diaries !!!
This will be a wonderful fun packed family day so don't miss out !


Yummy Fest 2017

July 15th - July 16th

Yummy Fest 2017 15th-16th of July 2017 Join us at Yummy Yorkshire on the 15th & 16th July for Yummy Fest 2017. After the success of the 2015 and 2016 Tractor Fest event we are back for 2017 with a new name! Here at Yummy Yorkshire we are gearing up to welcome you all to Yummy Fest 2017, we promise a weekend full of farming fun, food and entertainment. Visitors will be able to enjoy FREE entertainment across the course…


Scooters Under Scholes

August 11th - August 12th

Scooters Under Scholes. Friday/Saturday 11th/12th August 2017. Djs, Live Band, The Famous Scholes Helmet Raffle, Bubs Food Wagon, Rideout, Games, Custom Show, Beers, Camping, Showers, 24 hour toilets. Once again at Underbank Rugby Club. Been before Know The Score


The Nook Brewhouse Summer Beer Festival 2017

August 25th - August 28th

The Nook Brewhouse Summer Beer Festival. Over 50  real ales + cider and perries, The Rugby League Challenge Cup Final shown live on the Big Screen. 25/8/2017– 27/8/2017 At The Nook, 7 Victoria Square, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 2DN  


Classic Vehicle Rally at Kirklees Light Railway

September 3rd @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Classic Vehicle Rally 3rd September 2017   Join us on Sunday 3rd September for a Classic 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 10:00 - 16:00. Trains will also be running…

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