What's On! Holmfirth & Huddersfield Events Diary 2018



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Date  Holmfirth Markets - Next Farmers' Market...
Event

Holmfirth Market and Farmers' Market

Take a trip to the farmers' market and you can buy fresh, nutritious, good quality food direct from the person who produces it.

Thursday General Market, 9am to 5pm.
A busy local market bursting with fresh produce including fruit and vegetables, local meats, cheese, eggs, breads, cakes, plants, plus a huge selection of essential household items.

Saturday Craft and Food Market, 9am to 5pm
A wonderful combination of essential fresh foods and superb hand-made crafts which varies through the year but includes basketry, jewellery, cards and stationery, embroidery, clothing, glassware and photography, flowers, soaps, paintings, sculpture and much more.

Holmfirth Farmers' Market - held on the 3rd Sunday of each month, 9am to 2pm.
One of the oldest farmers' markets in the country and runner-up for Farmers' Market of the Year 2010, this nationally accredited farmers market is full of the hustle and bustle of local farmers and local shoppers filling their bags with the very best of local produce.

Location Holmfirth (Market Hall)  
Tel 01484 225930
Web www.kirkleesmarkets.co.uk
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Date  Second Sunday of Each Month (Not Jan/Feb 2018)
Event Upmarket Sundays

The market takes place at New Street (near Primark).

The market offers something for everyone with handmade crafts, locally produced food, antiques, collectibles, fashion and lots more.

The market opens at 10.00am and close at 4.00pm

Location New Street  
Tel 01484 225930
Web www.facebook.com/UpmarketSundays
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Date  2nd Sunday of Each Month (Not Jan/Feb 2018)
Event The Alternative Market

The Alternative Market is made up of young stallholders selling handmade fashions, photography, arts and crafts, jewellery, home baking, flavoured vodkas, hampers, gifts and toys.

The Alternative Market was a set up so that young entrepreneurs aged 13-29 could showcase the their talent, and the people of Kirklees could take advantage of an enhanced the shopping experience in the town centre.
Location New Street
Web https://www.facebook.com/AlternativeHudd
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Date   Various throughout the year - Vintage and Craft Fairs
Event Byram Arcade - Shopping Arcade Huddersfield 

Byram Arcade is a great place to visit throughout the year, but at certain times it’s extra special, with events and live performances taking place.
Art & Craft Fair – On the 4th Saturday of EVERY month.
No two months will be alike, each month there will be a good selection of Art, Jewellery, Textiles, Cards and other items!

VINTAGE @ THE BYRAM

Clothing stalls, re-worked, vintage inspired, antiques, craft, gifts, jewellery, accessories!


Live music – most Saturdays
Vintage Fairs

Check the website for further details

Location Byram Arcade
Web www.byramarcade.com
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February

Date  Dates until March 2018
Event Kirklees Orchestral Concert Season with Opera North

A wonderful feast of music is on offer this season including sumptuous orchestral music from Yorkshire's very own symphony orchestra, the Orchestra of Opera North, dynamic lunchtime organ concerts and uplifting chamber concerts.


Location Huddersfield Town Hall
Website kirkleestownhalls.co.uk 
 

 

Date  15th - 18th February 2018
Event Huddersfield International Market

The International Market returns to Huddersfield on New Street with a huge selection of traders from across the globe.
Shoppers will be spoilt for choice with a great variety of tasty treats and unique crafts form all over the world.
Come and check out our food court in New Street
Location New Street  
Tel 01484 225930
Web www.facebook.com/UpmarketSundays
   
March

 

 


Date  3rd - 4th March 2018
Event
Yorkshire Brass Band Championships 2018

Over the weekend more than fifty bands will be competing across all sections seeking the honour of representing Yorkshire at the finals of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain. With some of the finest Bands in Britain such as Black Dyke, Brighouse and Rastrick, Grimethorpe Colliery, Rothwell and many others all competing in the Championship Section, few contests are so fiercely competitive. 

Location Huddersfield Town Hall
Tel 01484 225755
Web http://www.regional-contest.org.uk
   
 


Date  11th March 2018
Event Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade through the Town Centre.

The Parade will consist of floats, pipe band, Ceili group, Celtic Rock band, samba bands, Brass Band, Majorette Troupe, Morris Dancers, themed characters and various organisations representing the spectrum of the Irish Community within Huddersfield and other associated groups.

This year welcoming back the Flute Band from Liverpool who will lead the Parade Musically. As always everybody is most welcome to the Party.
Keep the date it promises to be great.

The parade, supported by the Government of Ireland and Kirklees Council

Location Town Centre
Web https://www.facebook.com/stpatricksday.parade.3/

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Date  Saturday 12th March, 10.00 - 4.00pm 2018
Event Annual Golcar Lily Day

Golcar Lily Day is in the dynamic village of Golcar, on the edge of Huddersfield where the locals are known as Golcar Lilies. The local village fete, has an art exhibition, face painting for the children and fun and events for all ages.

Colne Valley Museum will be open all day offering children's make-it-and-take-it-home activities as well as baking the famous Golcar Lily Loaf in the Victorian kitchen. There will be ongoing craft demonstrations throughout the day and delicious homemade cakes etc on sale in the cafe.

Golcar Lily Day takes over Golcar village each year bringing live music, dancing, stalls, food and drink, children's activities and more.

The village fete also boasts a parade, competitions, beer tent, morris dancers, tractor pull.

A fun day out for all the family.

Location Golcar
Web www.golcarlilyday.co.uk/

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Date  8 - 18th March 2018
Event
Huddersfield Literature Festival

Join us for an annual celebration of books and authors, poetry and performance.

Major authors and multi-arts events, comedy and creative writing, performance poetry and a Free Family Day – whatever you enjoy, you’ll find it here at the Huddersfield Literature Festival.

Our award-winning Festival takes place over 10 days in venues across Huddersfield, with community, accessibility and inclusivity at its heart.

We welcome performers and audiences from all sectors of society and many events are free or low-cost.

There are events with live subtitling by Stagetext for those who are deaf, deafened and hard of hearing, and DisabledGo Access Guides to key venues. Meet your favourite authors, discover new talent, hone your own skills or simply come along and enjoy the entertainment on offer.

Location Huddersfield Town Hall and others
Tel 01484 943 093
Web www.litfest.org.uk
   
 

Kirklees Business Conference Huddersfield

Date  Wednesday 21st  March 2018
Event Kirklees Business Conference

The Mid Yorkshire Chamber is delighted to be hosting their Kirklees Business Conference (KBC) at The John Smith’s Stadium.

The free one day conference has become a main event in the local business calendar. Set to be bigger than ever, KBC is dedicated to helping businesses to connect, learn and grow.

Attracting over 500 business people and 50 exhibitors, KBC includes a fantastic programme of engaging seminars, a discussion panel focusing on major developments within Kirklees and open networking throughout the day.

Location
John Smith's Stadium  
Tel 01484 483679
Web https://kirkleesbusinessconference.co.uk
 

 


Date  Friday 30th March - Sunday 1st April  2018 - opens at 1.00pm
Event Emley’s Annual Real Ale Festival

3 Day Charity Real Ale Festival over Easter Weekend.
18 Beers, 5 Ciders, Wine, Soft Drinks, Burgers & snacks available.
Good Friday (30th March) – 1:00pm till 11:30pm
Saturday (31st March) – 1:00 pm till 11:30pm
Easter Sunday (1st April) – 1:0pm till dry

Free Entry and only £2.50 a pint!

Location Emley Bandroom, 9 Beaumont Street, Emley HD8 9RN
Web http://emleybrassband.co.uk/realale-htm/
 


Mother's Day at the Piazza Shopping Centre Huddersfield

Date  TBC March 2018 - 10.30 - 3.00pm
Event Piazza Shopping Centre Mother's Day Treat

Come on down to The Piazza Centra for great gift ideas and discounts.

Free Chocolate treats from our chocolate fountain.
Location The Piazza Centre, Huddersfield     
Tel 01484 221677
Web www.piazzacentre.co.uk

 

 
May

Tour de Yorkshire 2017, Honley & Holmfirth in Kirklees

Date  3rd - 6th May 2018
Event Tour De Yorkshire


Visit the website below for further route details.

Web http://letour.yorkshire.com
 

Date  3rd May 2018
Event An Evening with Tricia Stewart

Inspirational speaker Tricia Stewart, the originator and driving force behind the alternative WI Calendar that took the world by storm, will be Kirkwood’s guest at our Ladies’ Evening this May.

Guests will be invited to hear Tricia’s amazing story as they enjoy an unforgettable night of fabulous food and even better company. After enjoying a two course meal, our headline speaker will entertain and inspire guests with the story of how the heartbreaking loss of a dear friend persuaded her - and her friends at the local WI - to bare all for a good cause. Tricia's risqué take on the traditional WI calendar may have led her to worldwide fame; inspiring books, a film, a West End play and even a musical, but it all started out as a tribute to someone special.
Tricia's story will have you laughing and crying in equal measure and is sure to inspire a new found determination!
Tickets for this unmissable event are just £35 per person, including a 2 course meal. Guests are invited to join the fun from 6.30pm and will be seated for dinner at 7.30pm.
The Dress Code for this event will be: Cocktail Wear


Location Bertie's, Brook St, Elland HX5 9AW
Web https://www.kirkwoodhospice.co.uk/how-you-can-help/registration/events/ladies-evening/5893/new
 

Date  18th May 2018
Event Kirkwood Hospice Sportsman’s Dinner 2018

Former World Snooker Champion Dennis Taylor will be our guest at the inaugural Kirkwood Hospice Sportsman’s Dinner next May.

One of snooker’s real entertainers, Dennis Taylor will bring his trademark sense of humour to an unforgettable evening of sporting entertainment. Our 2018 Sportsman’s Dinner will be hosted by comedian Pete Emmett and feature entertainment throughout the evening as well as live auctions, giving you the chance to bid on some amazing sporting memorabilia.

The Dress Code for this event will be: Smart Casual (no jeans or trainers)

Tickets are priced at just £45. Up to 10 tickets can be booked online in one transaction

A limited number of VIP tickets are available priced at £59.95. Why not upgrade your ticket for the chance to meet and have your picture taken with the sporting star and take home a signed piece of memorabilia? VIP guests will also receive a welcome drink.

If you would like to book VIP ticket, please contact the Fundraising Team at: events@kirkwoodhospice.co.uk or call: 01484 557911.


Location Cedar Court Hotel, Lindley Moor Rd, Ainley Top, Huddersfield, HD3 3RH
Web https://www.kirkwoodhospice.co.uk/how-you-can-help/registration/events/sportsman/5891/new

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Date  11th - 13th May 2018
Event Holmfirth Festival of Folk

Holmfirth Festival of Folk grew from the ashes of Holmfirth Folk Festival in 2005 and has become an excellent community based festival which draws in a large local audience in addition to the usual 'folkies' who travel around the country visiting the many folk festivals that take place throughout the year.
Location Holmfirth
Web www.holmfirthfestivaloffolk.co.uk
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Date  TBC May 2018
Event Holmfirth Film Festival

This year’s Film Festival builds on the success of the last four years with an exciting programme of 80 films and documentaries from around the world and the UK, screened in the historic Picturedrome and a dozen different venues throughout the Holme Valley, plus a range of innovative events.
Festival Director Stephen Dorril said: ‘This year sees a major expansion in the number of films were are screening. We are catering for lots of different interests and groups. We want people to share our enthusiasm for film and to give them the opportunity to see films they simply would not have to opportunity to view otherwise.’
Dorril said: ‘We are known for interesting events and quirky venues. Last year it was the Yurt. This year’s new venue is The Cinema Truck, a truck that has been converted into a wonderful mobile cinema. It was kindly loaned to us by Craig Morrison and transported to Sands Recreational Park by Turner Brothers.’
Location Holmfirth
Web http://holmfirthfilmfestival.co.uk
June

Date  9th June 2018
Event Honley Show

Honley Show is one of the most prestigious, best attended and well respected rural shows in the country. The Show's Farnley Tyas showground remains one of the region's best venues to showcase a stunning range of activities, agricultural events, stands and displays.

It provides a fun day out for all the family whether you live in Kirklees, West Yorkshire or the North of England.

Location The Show Field, Honley (free bus from Honley village)
Tel 01484 661 072
Web www.honleyshow.co.uk
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Holmfirth Arts Festival

Date  14th - 17th June 2018
Event HOLMFIRTH ARTS FESTIVAL

MUSIC, COMEDY, THEATRE AND FUN THINGS TO DO

Holmfirth Arts Festival includes music, art, comedy, theatre, literature and inspiring things to do in Holmfirth and the Holme Valley. We celebrate the landscape of this beautiful part of Yorkshire, inviting audiences to enjoy events in picturesque village halls and churches, cafes and teashops, Holmfirth’s atmospheric Picturedrome, up on the hills overlooking the town and in surrounding woodland.

If you already know Holmfirth and the Valley, the festival is an opportunity to see it a little differently. If you’ve not yet discovered this lovely part of Yorkshire then June is the perfect time to visit!
Location Holmfirth  
Tel 01484 222444
Web www.holmfirthartsfestival.co.uk
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Date   Saturday 30th June 2018
Event Lindley Carnival

As in the past there will be games, rides, food stalls and much more. There is also musical treats. We have usually been very lucky with the weather and lots of ice cream has been consumed on the day!

Location Lindley
Web www.lindleygroup.org.uk
 





 




Midnight Memory Walk, Huddersfield

Date   Saturday 23rd June 2018 - Arrival from 10pm, walk starts at Midnight
Event Kirkwood Hospice Midnight Memory Walk

Our biggest event of the year is back!
The Midnight Memory Walk continues to capture the imagination, with over 1,000 people lacing up each year. We'd love you to take part and help us to celebrate 30 years of Kirkwood Hospice.

The Midnight Memory Walk involves participants taking on a circular six or ten mile sponsored walk, starting at the University of Huddersfield. The evening starts from 10pm, with registration, a group warm up and fantastic entertainment. On the stroke of midnight, confetti cannons will pierce the night air to signal the start of the walk. It doesn’t matter why you decide to take part in the Midnight Memory Walk; it could be in memory of a loved one; to get fit or simply to enjoy a great night out with friends and colleagues. Whatever your reason, age or fitness, it promises to be a fun, inspiring and rewarding event, with fellow Hospice supporters coming together for the biggest and best fundraising night of the year.

The usual brilliant party atmosphere awaits you, with entertainment, live music and face painting, along with a group warm-up before you lace up and set off on the walk.

Price: The entry fee is £15 per person (£8 for walkers aged 16 and under). This includes a walker pack (containing sponsor form, walker’s guide & t-shirt) and a breakfast sandwich at the finish line.

Location Oastler Buliding, University of Huddersfield
Web www.kirkwoodhospice.co.uk/how-you-can-help/events/midnight-memory-walk
 

 

 

Hepworth Brass Band

Date   TBC June 2018 - 7pm
Event A FEAST OF BRASS & VOICES

The Hepworth Brass Band will join forces with Holmfirth Choral Society on Hepworth Feast weekend to present ‘A Feast of Brass & Voices’ at Holmfirth Civic Hall

 The programme is sure to prove a hit with music lovers as the Band and Choral Society perform the popular classics Zadok the Priest, the Hallelujah Chorus, Verdi’s Speed your Journey and O Fortuna from Carmina Burana. The concert gets underway at 7pm and it all makes for a great evenings’ entertainment with tickets £8 (including refreshments) available from Wm Sykes & Sons Estate Agents, Holmfirth, the Band (07885 251454) and the Choral Society (01484 687643).

Location Holmfirth Civic Hall
   
 

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Date  30th June - 1st July 2018
Event Meltham Memories

Annual 1940's Weekend
We make the village of Meltham go back in time, with themed entertainment and attractions in and around the village centre.

Location Meltham
Web http://melthammemories.co.uk
July

 

 

 

Date  1st July 2018 - starts 11.00am
Event Annual Great Pendragon Duck Race & Gala

Since 1983, Holmfirth Duck Race has raised almost £300,000 for a wide variety of local good causes and charities.

Organised by Huddersfield Pendragon Round Table, the Duck Race is a family-oriented day out that takes over the famous Yorkshire town of Holmfirth on the first Sunday of July every year.

And this year, it’s even bigger, with the Duck Stock musical festival, where a variety of great bands will provide a full day’s family-friendly entertainment.
Location Holmfirth  
Web http://www.theduckrace.co.uk/

www.facebook.com/HolmfirthDuckRace
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Date  Sunday 1st July 2018 - 10.30
Event Cancer Research UK's Race for Life

Cancer Research UK's Race for Life is an amazing women-only series of events which raises millions of pounds every year for life-saving research into 200 types of cancer - helping men, women and children across Yorkshire survive.

Race for Life is non-competitive. Women and girls of all ages, shapes and sizes can choose whether to walk, jog or run the 5k route. Most are able to walk 5k in an hour. All women are welcome, regardless of whether they are taking part on their own or as part of a group.

By uniting - and enlisting the support of the men and boys in their lives - women across Huddersfield can make a stand against cancer - a disease which affects 26,700 people in Yorkshire and the Humber every year.
Location Greenhead Park, Trinity Street, Huddersfield, HD1 4DT
Tel 0871 641 1111
Web raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org
 


Date  Carnival Day - Saturday TBC July 2018 - 1.00pm
Event Huddersfield Carnival

The Carnival is celebrated over two days with the Carnival Royale Show, where contestants compete for the Crown and the opportunity to lead the Carnival Procession.

The Mas Band Parade takes place from the Hudawi Centre and winding its way through the streets of Huddersfield. Bands will display an array of flamboyant costumes and will parade around the town centre to St George’s Square where, each band will have the opportunity to take to the stage
Location St George's Square  
Tel 01484 536542
Web www.huddersfieldcarnival.co.uk
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Date  Sunday 1st July - Saturday 7th July, 2018
Event Holmfirth Art Week

artWEEK is a local event with a national reputation – most of the exhibitors are from this area but visitors come from all over the country to view and to buy. It is astounding how much artistic talent there is locally – it is this that makes the event such a success . . . and brings so many visitors to Holmfirth every year.

Location Holmfirth Civic Hall,
Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3AS
 
Tel 01484 689464
Web www.holmfirthartweek.org.uk/
 



Date  Saturday 7th July 2018 - 5.00pm - 11.00pm
Event Annual open air Concert on the Hill

Concert on the Hill is an outdoor event where the great traditions of Yorkshire are brought together. Lindley Brass Band and two great male voice choirs, Honley and Colne Valley. The format is similar to the last night of the proms, complete with a firework spectacular finale.

Every year families from all over Huddersfield and Yorkshire converge on this idyllic sports arena to watch top quality local musicians perform the true British classics of years past, Land of hope and glory, Rule Britannia, God save the Queen. They bring picnics, tables and chairs, gazeboes, even candelabra. The atmosphere is informal and epitomises Yorkshire friendliness, every one wandering about marvelling at the efforts that people have gone to for an evening of classical entertainment.

The spectacle is finished with a dazzling firework display in time to the 1812 overture. After which many spectators and performers retire to the sports club house for yet more refreshment.


RAISING FUNDS FOR HUDDERSFIELD YMCA R.U.F.C AND OTHER LOCAL CHARITIES

Location YMCA Sports Centre, Laund Hill, Salendine Nook, Huddersfield
Tel YMCA Clubhouse : 01484 654052  
Web http://www.huddersfieldymcarufc.com
August


Date  TBC August 2018
Event Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival

(Hudds Food Fest) promotes Huddersfield as a vibrant town and raise the profile of local and regional businesses.

(Hudds Food Fest) is the largest Festival of its kind in Yorkshire and last year attracted over 100,000 people. Last year’s festival was considered the best year ever, with individuals and families travelling from across the region and as far as Liverpool, Cornwall and New York to join us.

We are proud that over 90% of the food and drink businesses who exhibit at the festival are from Huddersfield & Yorkshire.
  St. George's Square Go there
Tel 01484 480890
Web www.foodanddrinkfestival.org.uk
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Date  TBC 2018
Event Piazza Shopping Centre FREE Summer Family Fun Days


Don’t miss these fantastic FREE Family Fun Days here at the Piazza.

Don’t forget the FREE Face Painting and Candy Floss giveaway at each event, plus retailer discounts on the day.
Location The Piazza Centre, Huddersfield     
Tel 01484 221677
Web www.piazzacentre.co.uk

 

 
September

 

 

Kingsgate Shopping Centre Student Lockin Huddersfield

Date  TBC September 2018 - 6pm - 9pm
Event

Kingsgate Student Lockin

The Student Lock In - the biggest student shopping extravaganza of the season is here again at Kingsgate Shopping Centre Huddersfield.

With its trademark brand of frenzied student mania to bring you a one-night-only party of crazy savings, cool giveaways and awesome activities. Shopping needed a makeover; prepare for a Takeover...

Watch past video here!  

Location Kingsgate Shopping Centre
Register studentlockin.com/index.php/event/city/huddersfield
Website www.kingsgateshoppingcentre.co.uk
 

 

 

Date  TBC September 2018
Event Holmfirth Food & Drink Festival, Holmfirth Town Centre

Visit the Holmfirth food and drink festival and be prepared to take your taste buds on a tantalising journey. Food stalls offering the very best of local, European and international foods will fill the streets of this idyllic town centre. Cookery demonstrations will take place over the weekend including chefs' master classes, celebrity ready steady cook and much more. Watch the Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival video below.
Location Holmfirth
Web www.holmfirthfoodanddrinkfestival.org
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October

 

 

Date  12th - 14th October 2018
Event Marsden Jazz Festival
Founded in 1992, Marsden Jazz Festival is one of the UK’s longest established jazz festivals.
Thousands of visitors make the trip by train, bus, car or narrow boat to experience the unique atmosphere the festival brings to Marsden every year, and more than 60 volunteers give up their time to help make the weekend a success.

Showcasing a wide range of jazz musicians from internationally-acclaimed artists to local school bands and rising talent.
Location various venues in Marsden
Tel 01484 846969
Web www.marsdenjazzfestival.com
 

 

Date  TBC October 2018
Event Huddersfield International Market

The International Market returns to Huddersfield on New Street with a huge selection of traders from across the globe.
Shoppers will be spoilt for choice with a great variety of tasty treats and unique crafts form all over the world.
Come and check out our food court in Market Place.
Location Market Place  
Tel 01484 225930
Web www.facebook.com/UpmarketSundays
   
 

Huddersfield Town Fireworks Spectacular

Date  TBC October 2018 - 7.30pm - gate opens 5.30pm
Event Huddersfield Town Firework Spectacular

The annual Huddersfield Town Firework Spectacular, held in association with Standard Fireworks, will return to PPG Canalside and this year there is even more going on for the Family!


There will also be fun fair rides for all ages, whilst West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue will also be in attendance to add some fun to the night!

Other activities for children will come courtesy of the Club’s ‘Football in the Community’ team. Everyone’s favorite mascots, Terry and Tilly the Terriers, will also be on hand to say hello to young Town fans in attendance.

Traditional food and drink will be available to enjoy courtesy of the PPG Canalside kitchen, whilst there will also be a selection of hand-picked local companies selling traditional foods, cheeses, crafts and accessories as well as stalls from the Club’s charity partners – a great opportunity to get some early Christmas presents!


Location PPG Canalside
Tel 01484 484 123
Web http://htafccommercial.com/events/
 


Date  TBC October 2018 - 12.00 - 2.00pm
Event

Packhorse Pumpkin Party

This October at Packhorse Shopping Centre we are bringing back the Halloween event bigger and better than ever before.

You are invited to enjoy free face painting and balloon modelling in the mall and Halloween crafts featuring spider stencils, pumpkin templates and Halloween mask making.

There will be a competition for best fancy dress – so dress to impress!

Location Packhorse Shopping Centre
Tel 01484 533898
Web www.packhorseshoppingcentre.co.uk
 


 

Date  TBC October 2017
Event Halloween at The Piazza Shopping Centre


FREE Event …..Join us on Saturday the 28th of October for a spooky spectacular there will be spooky story telling, Halloween themed face painting and sweet treat all for FREE. 12:30pm to 4:30pm.
Location The Piazza Centre
Tel 01484 221677
Web www.piazzacentre.co.uk
November

 

Date  TBC November 2018 - 6.00pm
Event Stafflex Arena Bonfire & Firework Extravaganza

Join us for our Bonfire & Firework Extravaganza at the Stafflex Arena on Friday 3 November.

Cafe, bar and refreshments will be available on the night - everyone is welcome!

Location Staffles Arena (Storthes Hall Lane, HD8 0WA)
Web www.stafflex.co.uk
 

round table

 

Date  TBC November 2018 - 6.00 - 9.00pm
Event Annual Pendragon Round Table Bonfire

This local community event has been attracting people from Huddersfield and the surrounding areas for years and is a permanent fixture on the Bonfire Calendar

Based at Crosland Hill near the Sands House Public House and just above the World Famous Standard Fireworks factory, the event attracts many thousands of people each year. The Bonfire and Firework Display raises thousands of pounds with all proceeds going back into the local community.

Location Opposite the Sands House, Crosland Moor
Web https://www.facebook.com/RoundTableBonfire/
 

 

 

Date  TBC November 2018 - 10.00 - 4.00pm
Event Lindley Winter Food Fair


We have a wide range of wonderful stalls, stocked full of local produce.

Beer, wine, cheeses, chocolates and much more.

Entry is just £1 with free entry for under 16s.
There are children's activities, hot and cold drinks as well as delicious food from the cafe.

In support of St. Stephen's Church, Lindley.

 

Location Lindley Infant School
Web www.facebook.com/lindleywinterfoodfair
 



Date  TBC November 2018
Event Huddersfield 2017 Christmas Lights Switch On at The Piazza Shopping Centre

Come and join us for the Piazza & Huddersfield Light Switch on with X Factor and I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here Star Jake Quickenden from 3pm till 6pm.

Santa will be here for a meet & greet and giving away at sweet treats from 3.00pm with the entertainment starting at 5.00pm.
Location The Piazza Centre, Huddersfield     
Tel 01484 221677
Web www.piazzacentre.co.uk
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Date  TBC November 2018
Event Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

hcmf// is an annual, international festival of contemporary and new music, over 10 days consisting of approximately 50 events, including concerts, music-theatre, dance, multi-media, talks and film, with a related Learning and Participation programme devised and implemented to reflect the artistic programme and respond to regional need.

Location various venues in Huddersfield
Tel 01484 425082
Web www.hcmf.co.uk
 

 

 

Date  TBC November 2018 - 4.00pm
Event Lights switch on in Holmfirth

Come and join the mayor of Kirklees at this thoroughly festive event. Activities including bands/music, sing-a-long carols and a mini fair ground, refreshments, stalls and Santa's grotto.

Festive Fun & Music, Santa's Grotto,
Festive Food & Drink!
Parade with Celebrities
Switch On!
Fireworks
And closing events

Location Holmfirth
Web https://www.facebook.com/HolmfirthChristmasCelebration/
Video/
Webcam
click for live web cam view Live from the centre of Holmfirth
December

Small Business Saturday

Date  TBC December 2018
Event Celebrate Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday promotes the benefits of buying local and encourages the public to shop with smaller businesses.
The initiative has backing from organisations and high-profile figures such as David Cameron and former Dragons' Den star James Caan.
Small businesses can get involved by requesting a starter pack and promoting their businesses using the #SmallBizSatUK Twitter hashtag.
Web www.smallbusinesssaturdayuk.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/SmallBusinessSaturdayUK
 
 





Date  TBC December 2018 - 6pm - 8pm
Event Lindley Christmas Evening

Late Night Shopping
Santa's Grotto
Lindley Infant School Choir
Brass band, stalls & entertainment
Location Lidget Street, Lindley
 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/lindleygroup/
Video Click to Watch VideoWatch past video here!!
 
 

Date  TBC December - 12.00 - 3.00pm 2018
Event

Packhorse Christmas Workshop

We are inviting families and children to enjoy a festive afternoon of fun featuring card making, christmas tree decorating, elf face painting and more.

You will have the opportunity to sign up to our free Kids Club on the day. Once you become a member, you will receive a free backpack, discounts in your favourite shops in Packhorse and more.

The event is completely free for everyone to attend.

Location
Packhorse Shopping Centre  
Web www.packhorseshoppingcentre.co.uk
 

 

Date  TBC December 2018
Event The Alternative & UpMarket Christmas Market

Alternative and UpMarket will be hosting a one-of-a-kind Christmas market!

Featuring lots of independent traders from the local area, you are sure to find some quirky gifts and goodies!!

A Christmas-themed street market showcasing some fabulous gifts and goodies from local independent businesses.

Why not come down for a bite to eat and get festive during the run up to Christmas. With so many one-of-a-kind businesses, you never know what you might find!!

Featuring The Jelly Role Jazz Band

An event not to be missed!

Make sure to pop down and enjoy the festive season!
Location New Street
Web https://www.facebook.com/AlternativeHudd
Videos   Watch Video

 



Date  TBC DECEMBER 2018 - 12.00 - 1.30pm
Event THE HUDDERSFIELD and DISTRICT SOCIETY OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS

INVITE YOU TO A CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE



FREE OF CHARGE
EVERYONE WELCOME 
Location HUDDERSFIELD PARISH CHURCH ST PETER’S
Web www.huddersfieldparishchurch.org
 

 

Santa at the Kingsgate Shopping Centre Huddersfield

 

Date  Throughout December 2018 TBC
Event Visit Santa in his Candy Cottage at Kingsgate Shopping Centre & Enoy Late Night Shopping too!

The grotto will be open daily:
Weekdays - 12noon - 5pm
Saturdays - 10am - 5pm
Sundays - 10am - 4pm

Late night Thursdays - 12noon - 8pm.

See you there! Ho! Ho! Ho!
Location Kingsgate Shopping Centre Huddersfield
Web www.kingsgateshoppingcentre.co.uk
 

 

Date  TBC February 2019 - 7.00pm 2018
Event The Annual Imbolc Celtic Fire Festival

An extravaganza celebrating the end of Winter and start of Spring. Includes pyrotechnics, fire sculptures, theatre performances and torchlight parades.

Location Standedge Tunnel Visitors' Centre, Marsden
Tel 01484 845595
Web

https://www.facebook.com/groups/28897413498/

 

Slaithwaite Moonraker Festival

Date  TBC February, 2019
Event
Slaithwaite Moonraking Festival

The Slaithwaite Moonraking Festival is back with a moveable feast of illuminated delights.

This popular local festival, held biannually, celebrates the beautiful Pennine Community of Slaithwaite. A week of lantern making, music, story telling, arts and crafts culminates in a unique finale event re enacting the legend of moonraking from the eighteenth century, and then it's all back to the Leisure Centre for a Ceilidh.
Location
Slaithwaite Village  
Web https://www.facebook.com/slaithwaitemoonrakingfestival/
 


Date  TBC  February 2019 - 11.00am
Event Piazza Shopping Centre Valentine's Day Celebration

Enjoy fantastic Valentine's Day discounts and find great gift ideas for that special someone!

Free Chocolate treats!
Location The Piazza Centre, Huddersfield     
Tel 01484 221677
Web www.piazzacentre.co.uk

 

 
 

Date   TBC February 2019 - 11.00am
Event

The Packhorse Valentine's Event

On Saturday 10th February, visit the Packhorse Shopping Centre as cupids roam the mall giving out treats and surprises, along with completing Random Acts of Kindness!

The fun kicks off at 11am.

Location
Packhorse Shopping Centre  
Web www.packhorseshoppingcentre.co.uk
 


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