Huddersfield & Holmfirth Events Diary 2020


Due to the current Coronavirus crisis, events may be cancelled,
postponed or differ from dates listed here. Please check individual event websites for details



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Brook St. Open Market Mon, Tue, Thu & Sat 9am to 3pm


Date  Each Sunday between March & December
Event New Street Market

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 https://www.facebook.com/HuddsMarkets/
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June

 

 

 

Date  POSTPONED See their Facebook page for updates - Starts 11.30
Event Doggy Dash 4 Life Huddersfield

Doggy Dash For Life Huddersfield is a sponsored 3.5 km run (or jog or walk) around the beautiful surroundings of Beaumont Park in Huddersfield.

The event raises money for two charities:
- Cancer Research UK
- RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford & District Branch

All participants receive a goodie bag per entry, plus rosettes for each dog taking part. We also have an obedience display, stalls and a fun dog show to enjoy on the day.
We encourage you to sign up early to get our early bird registration discount and have plenty of time to start collecting your sponsorship!

Location Beaumont Park, Beaumont Park Road, Huddersfield, HD4 7AY
Web www.facebook.com/DoggyDashForLifeHuddersfield/
 

Date  CANCELLED June 2020
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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Piazza Big Screen Event, Huddersfield

Date 29th June 2020- 10.30 - 4.30pm
Event Piazza Shopping Centre Big Screen Event

The Piazza Centre is holding a free movie day on the 29th June, featuring The Greatest Showman, Mama Mia & Mary Poppins.

We're bringing in a Large Movie Screen and giving out free drinks and popcorn while stocks last!

Mary Poppins Returns 10.30am - 12.40pm
The Greatest Showman 12.45pm - 2.30pm
Mama Mia Here We Go Again 2.35pm - 4.30pm
Location The Piazza Centre, Huddersfield     
Tel 01484 221677
Web www.piazzacentre.co.uk

 

 
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July


Date  CANCELLED - 10th & 11th July 2020
Event Huddersfield Carnival

The Huddersfield Carnival in its 34th year is a two-day programme of events held annually during the second weekend in July.
An all-year-round programme of participatory cultural activities rooted in the Caribbean tradition, with schools, young people and families continues to feed and sustain Carnival Weekend.
Location St George's Square  
Tel 01484 536542
Web www.facebook.com/huddersfieldukcarnival/
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Date  3rd -  5th July 2020
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 Carlile Institute, Huddersfield Road, HD9 4AG Meltham
Web https://www.facebook.com/events/477015119509204/
 

 

 

 

Date  CANCELLED July 2020
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 www.theduckrace.org.uk/
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Date  CANCELLED July 2020
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  
 


Date  CANCELLED July, 2020
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.facebook.com/HolmfirthArtweek/
 
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August


Date  6th - 9th August 2020
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
Web https://huddersfieldfoodfest.com/
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Date  8th August 2020 - Starts 12.00pm
Event

Forget Me Not Children's Hospice Colour Run

Suitable for all ages and fitness levels, our popular Colour Run is a favourite for all the family.

Run, walk, dance or jog your way round our easy 3.5km course, while being showered in coloured paint powder – so by the end of the race, you look like you’ve run through a rainbow!

Our new venue – Laund Hill Community Sports Park in Salendine Nook, Huddersfield, just off Jct 23 M62 - is easy to get to, easy to run round and comes complete with café and bar.

Don’t forget to bring along friends and family to cheer you on!

Are you ready to #getcolourful?

Location Laund Hill Community Sports Park - Home of the YMCA, Huddersfield HD3 3XF
Web www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/colour-run-2020-forget-me-not-childrens-hospice-tickets-85960400873
September

 

 

Kingsgate Student Lockin

Date  TBC September 2019- 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.

It's back! Get up to 25% off at our Student Lock-In event!

Freebies
Live DJ
Discounts

Register now for your pass www.kingsgatestudentlockin.co.uk

 *Event is open to college and university students with valid student ID. Offers may be subject to change.
Students may bring up to 4 guests but only guests with valid ID will receive a wristband entitling them to discounts.

Watch past video here!  

Location Kingsgate Shopping Centre
Register http://kingsgatestudentlockin.co.uk/
Website kingsgateshoppingcentre.com
 



Date  13th September 2020 - 11.00
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
 

Holmfirth Arts Festival

Date  18 - 20th September 2020
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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Webcam
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Date  26th  - 27th September 2020
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 holmfirthfoodanddrink.org/
Video/
Webcam
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Date  TBC October 2020
Event Huddersfield International Market

The International Market returns to Huddersfield on New Street, Market Place,  Cloth Hall Street and King 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
Thursday - Saturday 9am - 7pm
Food Court & entertainment until 9.00pm
Sunday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Location Market Place, Cloth Hall St. & King Street  
Tel 01484 225930
Web Huddersfield International Market
   
 

 

 

 

Date  CANCELLED October 2020
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
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Holmfirth Music Festival

Date 15 - 17th October 2020
Event Holmfirth Music Festival

Holmfirth Musical Festival is a competition for instrumentalists and singers, small vocal and instrumental ensembles and choirs.
Location Holmfirth Civic Hall, Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3AS    
Web http://www.hmf.org.uk/

 

 

Date   17th October 2020
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


 

Date  TBC October 2020 - 11.00 - 3.00pm
Event Piazza Shopping Centre FREE Summer Family Fun Days


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

Spooky Face Painting & Balloon Modelling

Hundred's of Discount Vouchers to be given away while stocks last!
Location The Piazza Centre
Tel 01484 221677
Web www.piazzacentre.co.uk
 

Huddersfield Town Fireworks Spectacular

Date  TBC October 2020 -  gate opens 4.30pm/display 7.45pm
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 John Smith's Stadium, St. Andrews Road Car Park
Tel 01484 960606
  https://www.htafc.com/tickets/first-time-buyers/
 

Date  TBC October 2020 - 11.00 - 3.00pm
Event Queensgate Market Halloween Spooktactular

Free childen's crafts, face painting, win a prize on the Trick or Treat Trail, sweets and spooky fun!

Location Queensgate Market  
Tel 01484 225930
Web www.facebook.com/HuddsMarkets/
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November

 

Date  TBC November 2020 - 6.00pm
Event Stafflex Arena Bonfire & Firework Extravaganza

Join us for our Bonfire & Firework Extravaganza at the Stafflex Arena on Friday 1st November.

Cafe, bar and refreshments will be available on the night - everyone is welcome!
Beer tent, children's fairground rides and stalls.

Gates open - 6pm
Bonfire - 7pm
Fireworks 8pm

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

Tickets: https://www.facebook.com/shelleyfc
 

round table

 

Date  TBC  November 2020- 5.00pm
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 http://www.charitybonfire.co.uk/
 



 

Date  TBC November 2020
Event S CLUB 3 TO SWITCH ON THE HUDDERSFIELD CHRISTMAS LIGHTS!!

Christmas has officially arrived at The Piazza Shopping Centre

VIP guest performers include S Club 3, as well as award winning Leeds Magician Sebastian Walton and other local singing sensation's Jimbo Lynch & Alexandra Carlos. Pulse 1 Mylo and Rosie will kick off the entertainment at 2.00pm with the spectacular Christmas light display being switched on at 6.00pm.
There will be a FREE Santa Meet & Greet from 2.00pm running until 5.00pm (located in the old BHS unit) All events are free and we look forward to welcoming the Huddersfield Community!
Location The Piazza Centre, Huddersfield     
Tel 01484 221677
Web www.piazzacentre.co.uk
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Date  20 - 29th November 2020
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
 

 

Holmfirth Christmas Lights Switch On

 

Date  TBC November 2020
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/
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December

 

Date  TBC to Christmas Eve 2020
Event

Come and Meet Santa at The Kingsgate Shopping Centre


Book early to avoid the queues www.bookfatherchristmas.co.uk/kingsgate


Booking is not mandatory, but arrive early to avoid disappointment!
Photo packages are available for an additional fee. See Grotto Elves for more information.


Location Kingsgate Shopping Centre
Website kingsgateshoppingcentre.com
 

 

Date  TBC December 2020
Event Winter Festival

Huddersfield Winter Festival is returning to St George’s Square complete with the hugely popular Scandinavian teepee.

Location St George's Square
Web https://www.facebook.com/huddersfieldwinterfestival/
 



 

Date  TBC December 2020
Event Visit Santa for Free at The Piazza Shopping Centre

Christmas has officially arrived at The Piazza Shopping Centre

Santa will be calling to the Piazza Centre on Saturday the 7th & 14th of December before he makes his magical journey on Christmas Eve.
Each child can meet Santa for FREE and will receive a FREE Candy Cane. 12.00pm to 4.00pm.
Located in the old BHS unit next to Toyland.

T&C’s

Location The Piazza Centre, Huddersfield     
Tel 01484 221677
Web www.piazzacentre.co.uk
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Date  TBC December 2020
Event Visit Santa's Grotto Queensgate Market

Come and ride in Santa's Sleigh at Queensgate Market.

1st, 7th, 8th and 15th to the 24th  December

£5.00
(includes a piece of fruit and a gift, take as many photos as you like)
Location Queensgate Market  
Tel 01484 225930
Web www.facebook.com/HuddsMarkets/
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February

Slaithwaite Moonraker Festival

Date  TBC February 2021
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 2021 - 7.00pm
Event Marsden Imbolc 2021

A community festival of celebration based around the celtic ‘Imbolc’ marking the time when the earth begins to wake up after its winter sleep. The festival was started by Kirklees Countryside Volunteers about 20 years ago, primarily for the people of Marsden to come together at a quiet time of the year and to explore the environment around them and to be aware of the turning of the year.

Imbolc has evolved over the years and now draws from a larger, more diverse community in terms of both performers/participants and audience.

The festival involves a procession led by 3 ‘druid’ type Characters, Mr Fox, samba & other bands and stilt walkers mixed with the procession and people carrying fire lanterns.

This is followed by entertainment; a fire ‘circus’ accompanied by the Fox Drummers and a singing group.

Jack Frost and the Green Man battle for the spring.

Firework finale.
Location Marsden     
Web www.facebook.com/groups/28897413498/
 

Date  TBC February 2021 - 11.00 - 4.00
Event Piazza Shopping Centre Valentine's Day Celebration

Love is in the air at the Piazza, call down on Saturday the 8th of February and check out what the Piazza shops have to offer this Valentine’s Day.
Each retailer is offering something unique in our Valentine’s Day extravaganza. Our promotional team will be onsite to assist with gift information with discounts on the day and Free chocolate treats.

Boots – Free wrapping of valentines day gifts, beauty advice and demonstrations, gift idea stations and discounts on the day.
Hidden Wardrobe – Our hidden gem showcasing what their beautiful bespoke boutique has to offer with discounts on the day.
Thornton’s – Pass on the love with Thornton’s and pick your own chocolates in the craftery with & a surprise chocolate offer.
Superdrug – Scents for suitable for everyone, timeless classics, celebrity fragrance, big brand names and more with fragrance offers on the day.
  The Piazza Centre, Huddersfield     
Tel 01484 221677
Web www.piazzacentre.co.uk

 

 
March

 

 


Date  TBC March 2021 - 7.00pm
Event
Yorkshire Brass Band Championships 2020

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  TBC March 2021 -  11.00 - 4.00pm
Event Piazza Shopping Centre Mother's Day Treat


Call down on Saturday and receive a FREE Chocolate Treat, our promotional team will be onsite to assist with Mothers Day ideas, plus fantastic discounts on the day.
Location The Piazza Centre, Huddersfield     
Tel 01484 221677
Web www.piazzacentre.co.uk

 

 
 

Date  TBC March 2021 - 1.00pm
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.

The Parade starts at 1pm finishing between 2 and 2.30pm, continuing with a full programme of entertainment afterwards at Huddersfield Irish Centre.

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

Location Town Centre & Irish Centre
Web www.theparadeonline.org

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Kirklees Business Conference Huddersfield

Date  TBC March 2021
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
April

 


Date  TBC April  2021
Event Emley’s Annual Real Ale Festival

3 Day Charity Real Ale Festival over Easter Weekend.

18 Beers, 5 Ciders, Prosecco, Wine, Soft Drinks, Burgers & snacks available.

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

Date  TBC April 2021 - 11.00 - 3.00pm
Event Easter Petting Farm at The Piazza


Our FREE Petting Farm is back! a unique opportunity to get close to lots of super cute Spring time animals. Discover cute chicks, fluffy bunnies and cuddly Lambs and baby goats.
Location The Piazza Centre, Huddersfield     
Tel 01484 221677
Web www.piazzacentre.co.uk

 

 
 

Date  TBC April 2021 - from 11.00am
Event Easter Eggs'citement at Queensgate Indoor Market

Free drop-in workshop free face painting and balloon balloon modelling.
Free face painting, cradft workshops and mini cholcolate eggs.
Join in on the Eater Egg Hunt! All entrants entered into the prize draw!
Location Queensgate Market  
Tel 01484 225930
Web www.facebook.com/HuddsMarkets/
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April

 


Date  TBC April  2021
Event Emley’s Annual Real Ale Festival

3 Day Charity Real Ale Festival over Easter Weekend.

18 Beers, 5 Ciders, Prosecco, Wine, Soft Drinks, Burgers & snacks available.

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

 


Date  Saturday 8th May, 10.00 - 4.00pm 2021
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/
 

 

Date  TBC May 2021
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
Video/
Webcam
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Tour de Yorkshire 2017, Honley & Holmfirth in Kirklees

Date  TBC May 2021
Event Tour De Yorkshire


Huddersfield

This will be the very first time the Tour de Yorkshire has visited Huddersfield, although the second stage of the Tour de France did pass through in 2014.

Web http://letour.yorkshire.com
 

Date  TBC May 2021
Event Holmfirth Film Festival

HFF will take a break from its full festival week this year. Instead, we'll present a jam-packed weekend celebrating the role of Women in Film, with the best of the year's award winners, classics, talks, discussions and events.
Location Holmfirth
Web http://holmfirthfilmfestival.co.uk
June

Date  TBC June 2021
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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Date  TBC June 2021 - Starts 11.30
Event Doggy Dash 4 Life Huddersfield

Doggy Dash For Life Huddersfield is a sponsored 3.5 km run (or jog or walk) around the beautiful surroundings of Beaumont Park in Huddersfield.

The event raises money for two charities:
- Cancer Research UK
- RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford & District Branch

All participants receive a goodie bag per entry, plus rosettes for each dog taking part. We also have an obedience display, stalls and a fun dog show to enjoy on the day.
We encourage you to sign up early to get our early bird registration discount and have plenty of time to start collecting your sponsorship!

Location Beaumont Park, Beaumont Park Road, Huddersfield, HD4 7AY
Web www.facebook.com/DoggyDashForLifeHuddersfield/
 

Date  TBC June 2021
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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July


Piazza Big Screen Event, Huddersfield

Date TBC June 2021- 10.30 - 4.30pm
Event Piazza Shopping Centre Big Screen Event

The Piazza Centre is holding a free movie day on the 29th June, featuring The Greatest Showman, Mama Mia & Mary Poppins.

We're bringing in a Large Movie Screen and giving out free drinks and popcorn while stocks last!

Mary Poppins Returns 10.30am - 12.40pm
The Greatest Showman 12.45pm - 2.30pm
Mama Mia Here We Go Again 2.35pm - 4.30pm
Location The Piazza Centre, Huddersfield     
Tel 01484 221677
Web www.piazzacentre.co.uk

 

 
 


Date  TBC July 2021
Event Huddersfield Carnival

The Huddersfield Carnival in its 34th year is a two-day programme of events held annually during the second weekend in July.
An all-year-round programme of participatory cultural activities rooted in the Caribbean tradition, with schools, young people and families continues to feed and sustain Carnival Weekend.
Location St George's Square  
Tel 01484 536542
Web www.facebook.com/huddersfieldukcarnival/
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Date  11th July 11th 2021 at 10.30 - 5.00pm
Event West Yorkshire Vegan Festival

The Festival is organised by Farplace Animal Rescue. We are a UK animal rescue who help specialist cases like FIV+ cats and have helped many such cases in need from across the UK. All the profits from the festival will directly help animals.
Location Huddersfield Town Hall     
Web www.facebook.com/westyorkshireveganfestival/
 

Date  TBC July 2021
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 Carlile Institute, Huddersfield Road, HD9 4AG Meltham
Web https://www.facebook.com/events/477015119509204/
 

 

 

 

Date  TBC July 2021
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 www.theduckrace.org.uk/
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Date  TBC July 2021
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  
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Date  TBC July, 2021
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.facebook.com/HolmfirthArtweek/
 


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