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February 2019

Fancy Dress February – Kirklees Light Railway

24th February - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 24th February 2019

Kirklees Light Railway, Park Mill Way, Clayton West,
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 9XJ United Kingdom
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From 16-24 February 2019, it's Fancy Dress February at the KLR! All children who visit us in fancy dress between Saturday 16 February and Sunday 24 February 2019 will travel for HALF PRICE. That's just £2.75! In addition to the kids' half price travel, there will be craft activities available in the heated marquee at Shelley Station. There's no need to book in advance and the activities are totally FREE for all valid ticket-holders. So, get digging in your dressing…

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David Brown Tractor Museum Open Days 2019

24th February - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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David Brown Tractor Museum, Unit 10, Spinksmire Mill, Huddersfield Road, Meltham
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 4AN United Kingdom
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The DBTC Museum is well worth a visit to see the club’s growing collection of tractors, machinery, memorabilia and archive material. Take the opportunity to peruse the Club Shop, simply ask advice or just talk to like-minded David Brown tractor enthusiasts. Please note: all the opening times are Sundays. The times are 10am to 3pm and the address is Spinksmire Mill, Meltham, HD9 4AN. 2019 20 January 24 February 24 March 21 April 19 May (Auction from 10am) 23 June…

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March 2019

Brass and Improvisation Lessons with Modal Music at Holmfirth Tech

5th March - 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Holmfirth Tech (was Holmfirth Adult Education Centre), Huddersfield Road
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 3AR United Kingdom
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Lesson slots are now available for all brass instruments, in a variety of styles (from classical to jazz), jazz improvisation (for any instrument) and composition / song-writing. Lessons can be taken with specific targets in mind (e.g. exams, diplomas, auditions etc) or just for fun and there’s no age limit! Lessons take place at the Holmfirth Tech (adjacent to the Fire Station in Holmfirth). Please contact Dorian Kelly - dorian.kelly@btinternet.com

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Imagine! Storytelling with Helen Lacey

20th March - 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Imagine Toy Shop, 13 Norridge Bottom
Holmfirth, HD9 7BB
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20th March, 10.30-11am, storytelling with Helen Lacey (a delightful writer from Meltham) whose book helps toddlers understand what happens during pregnancy in mummy's tummy. Juice and biscuit for children. £4 which goes to the reubensretreat.org but free for anybody who buys the book.

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My First Day Out with Thomas – Kirklees Light Railway

23rd March - 9:45 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on 10th November 2019 at 9:45am

Kirklees Light Railway, Park Mill Way, Clayton West,
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 9XJ United Kingdom
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Join Thomas the Tank Engine & his friends, Percy, Toby, Mavis & Emily as they visit the Kirklees Light Railway from the Island of Sodor. The Fat Controller will also be on hand during the engines' visit to make sure they are all being really useful and behaving themselves. He will conduct an opening ceremony each day at 9.45am, assisted by Rusty & Dusty, the trusty platform sweepers! The first train of the day is pulled by Thomas and departs…

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Celebrating 30 Years of Elmer the Elephant – Huddersfield Library & The Packhorse Centre

23rd March - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Huddersfield Library, Princess Alexandra Walk Hd1 2su + Google Map

Venue: Huddersfield Library & The Packhorse Centre Come and join in our celebrations for Elmer the Patchwork Elephant’s 30 birthday year. An iconic children’s book series, created by author and artist, David McKee, Elmer is all about celebrating your own unique, true colours. All events are free! 11am Elmer storytelling session at the Children’s Library Huddersfield Library, Alexandra Walk HD1 2SU FREE – BOOKING RECOMMENDED 12 noon & 1pm Meet Elmer (2 x 30 min Meet & Greet sessions) Pop-up…

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Celebrating 30 Years of Elmer the Elephant – Read Bookshop, Holmfirth

23rd March - 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Read, 41 Huddersfield Road
Holmfirth, HD9 3JH United Kingdom
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Venue: Read bookshop, 41 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth HD9 3JH Come and join in our celebrations for Elmer the Patchwork Elephant’s 30 birthday year. An iconic children’s book series, created by author and artist, David McKee, Elmer is all about celebrating your own unique, true colours. Meet Elmer at Holmfirth’s brand new independent bookshop: Read. Free event – no need to book, just turn up! See separate event for storytelling at Huddersfield Library and Meet & Greet at the Packhorse Centre…

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Mother’s Day Special – Kirklees Light Railway

31st March - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kirklees Light Railway, Park Mill Way, Clayton West,
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 9XJ United Kingdom
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Mum deserves to be spoilt this Mother's Day.  Why not treat her to an all day rover ticket for HALF PRICE! The ticket for Mum will be valid all day on all trains, so you can make it a memorable family day out! *Advance booking is not necessary & not available *Purchase from Clayton West Ticket Office on the day *Offer valid for adult/concession females only who must be travelling with family *Not valid in conjunction with any other voucher or…

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April 2019

Katie & Sian Weekend – Kirklees Light Railway

6th April - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on 25th August 2019 at 10:00am

Kirklees Light Railway, Park Mill Way, Clayton West,
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 9XJ United Kingdom
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Visit the Kirklees Light Railway on this special weekend and witness the beautiful ex-Fairbourne Railway sister locomotives, Katie & Sian, in all their glory pulling passenger services. Standard ticket fares apply and tickets can be purchased in advance from www.kirkleeslightrailway.com or on the day from the Ticket Office at Clayton West Station. These services will be running subject to any last minute/unforeseen alterations to the schedule which may be necessary.

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Easter Eggspress – Kirklees Light Railway

19th April - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 22nd April 2019

Kirklees Light Railway, Park Mill Way, Clayton West,
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 9XJ United Kingdom
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***Tickets go on sale at 9.30am on Monday 4 February 2019*** Hop aboard the Kirklees Light Railway's ever-popular Easter Eggspress and travel by steam train to meet the Easter Bunny. Full details and ticket information will be released shortly - keep checking back for updates! https://www.kirkleeslightrailway.com/product.php/9/easter-eggspress

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May 2019

Residents’ Day (Shelley Postcodes) – Kirklees Light Railway

6th May - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kirklees Light Railway, Park Mill Way, Clayton West,
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 9XJ United Kingdom
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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! On 6 May 2019, this special offer applies to residents of Shelley ONLY and proof of address will be required at the Ticket Office when purchasing tickets. Come and take advantage of this…

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Meltham Scarecrow Festival 2019

6th May - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for the next Meltham Scarecrow Festival

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Holmfirth Folk Festival 2019

10th May - 12th May

Holmfirth Folk Festival 2019 For the first time in many years, we are offering WEEKEND TICKETS ! https://www.wegottickets.com/f/11886   For all the details, click HERE For tickets please click this link     https://www.wegottickets.com/f/11886

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Shepley Spring Festival 2019

17th May - 19th May

WE ARE BACK…with an exciting new venue…but the same warm family friendly Shepley welcome! Our folk party is moving indoors for a unique festival experience! Kick off the 2019 festival season with the usual line up of festival favourites and tomorrow’s folk stars, dancers, children’s festival and more. Exciting new site, less than two miles from Shepley, in the beautiful 40 acres of Storthes Hall Park. For more information and event details, please visit their website:- http://www.shepleyspringfestival.co.uk

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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

Kirklees Light Railway, Park Mill Way, Clayton West,
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 9XJ United Kingdom
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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…

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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

Holme Valley Camping & Caravan Park, Thongsbridge
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 7TD United Kingdom
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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…

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Holme Valley Camping Duck Race

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

Holme Valley Camping & Caravan Park, Thongsbridge
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 7TD United Kingdom
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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.

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Residents’ Day (Skelmanthorpe Postcodes) – Kirklees Light Railway

27th May - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kirklees Light Railway, Park Mill Way, Clayton West,
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 9XJ United Kingdom
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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…

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June 2019

Holmfirth Film Festival 2019

7th June - 9th June

For all the details about this years festival, please click the link below. http://www.holmfirthfilmfestival.com/

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Honley Show 2019

8th June
Honley Show Ground, Farnley Tyas
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD4 6UW United Kingdom
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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 - http://www.honleyshow.co.uk

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Forget Me Not Colour Run 2019

8th June - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
YMCA, Outlane
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire United Kingdom
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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…

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Father’s Day – Kirklees Light Railway

16th June - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kirklees Light Railway, Park Mill Way, Clayton West,
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 9XJ United Kingdom
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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…

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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

Kirklees Light Railway, Park Mill Way, Clayton West,
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 9XJ United Kingdom
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"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:…

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July 2019

Holmfirth Art Week 2019

6th July - 13th July

Check the dates for the 2019 Art Week. More details to follow soon http://holmfirthartweek.org.uk/

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August 2019

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

26th August - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kirklees Light Railway, Park Mill Way, Clayton West,
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 9XJ United Kingdom
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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…

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September 2019

Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival 2019

28th September - 29th September
Holmfirth – Various, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

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…

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October 2019

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: https://www.marsdenjazzfestival.com/    

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