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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. Take a step back in time to the 1940s and experience a fantastic wartime weekend...... not to be missed! This, our 9th Meltham Memories Wartime Weekend will take place on 1st and 2nd July 2017. This year the whole event will be centred around the village, with the 2 grand marquees in the large main Carlile Carpark. 12,30 on 1st July will see an even grander military parade with…

Holmfirth ArtWeek 2017

July 2nd - July 8th

The dates for this years Holmfirh ArtWeek are  Sunday 2nd - Saturday 8th July 2017. HOLMFIRTH ARTWEEK IN AID OF MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT DATES FOR ARTWEEK 2017 Sun 2nd July: 10.00am – 5.00pm Mon 3rd – Fri 7th July: 10.00am – 9.00pm Sat 8th July: 10.00 – 17.00* * (The market closes at 16.00 on Saturday 8th) WHERE IS IT? The main exhibition takes place at Holmfirth Civic Hall, with additional Fringe venues dotted around the Holmfirth Area. There is…

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…

Holmfirth Duck Race 2017

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

Holmfirth Duck Race 2017 2 July at 11:00–16:00 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. Come on over, enjoy the great British summertime and give us a quack! The annual Holmfirth Duckrace will be held on Sunday 2nd July.…

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 !

Rescue Rides (in support of Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team)

July 9th

This years Rescue Rides takes place on 9th July. There are 5 Rides to choose from, all starting and finishing at our HQ in Marsden; they include Road and MTB routes plus a family route.

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…

AleAthlon 2017

July 15th @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

WELCOME TO THE UK'S REAL ALEATHLON! TeamOA are proud to present the world famous AleAthlon This is a "race" over 13km throughout the picturesque Holme Valley with our feed stations stocking optional samples of some of Yorkshires Finest Ales (along with all the usual nibbles and snacks). Should you cross the finish line and still be thirsty, we have an amazing after party till late! Beer, Food and Camping! We are happy to say that tickets are NOW on SALE…

Crickstock VIII – 2017

July 15th @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

CRICKSTOCK 15th July 2017 from 2-10pmThe 8th and hopefully biggest yet Crickstock  will be held on Saturday 15th July in the car park at the Cricketers. A large stage with some of the most talented local bands will be performing. Outside bar and food stalls will be available. Starts at 2pm till 9.00pm. Tickets will be £10 if bought prior or £15 on the day if any leftEvent Venue - Cricketers Arms, Deanhouse, Holmfirth, HD9 3UGEvent Organiser - PETER SYKES 07730488668

Scholes Scarecrow Trail 2017

July 16th @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Scholes Scarecrow Trail 2017 16th July 2017 10.30am till 2.30pm Scholes are holding a Scarecrow trail on the 16th July, they are hoping to raise enough money to have a second defibrillator in the village. More details to follow soon...

Holme Moss Fell Race 2017

July 23rd

Holme Moss Fell Race 2017 Sunday 23rd July 10.00am – 5.00pm An AL category fell race from Cartworth Moor to Crowden and back 17 mile Fell Race from Cartworth Moor Cricket Club. Watch our for further details. For more details click -

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

(wo)Man – V – Barge

August 12th

(wo)man - v - barge Are you faster than a canal barge from Marsden to Diggle? Run Walk or Crawl Start Tunnel end Marsden, at the same time as the barge enters the tunnel, finish in diggle before the barge. Chip Butties etc at the Diggle hotel... The race is from Marsden to Diggle but will you finish in Diggle or? Single : Marsden - Diggle Return : Marsden - Diggle - Marden Triple : Marsden - Diggle - Marsden…

Bridge Family Fun Day & Bridge Fest In Aid Of Kirkwood Hospice.

August 19th @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Bridge Family Fun Day & Bridge Fest In Aid Of Kirkwood Hospice. 19th August 2017 - 10am till 11pm   On August 19th we are hosting a full days entertainment in our field at The Bridge. We are starting the day at around 11am with a Family Fun Day. There will be a bring and buy sale, bouncy castle, face paints, stalls, rides, licensed bar, barbecue, and loads more. Move onto the evening and were hosting Bridge Fest. Approximately 6…

Vintage & Classic Car show at Brooklands 2017

August 20th

Join us for a fun packed day out for all the family! Exhibits, bar, children's rides, stalls, entertainment, food.... £5 adults children under 10 free

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…

12th Annual Steam & Diesel Gala at The Kirklees Light Railway

September 9th - September 10th

12th Annual Steam & Diesel Gala 9th & 10th September 2017 More information will be available later in the year.

The Original Holme Valley Mountain Bike Challenge 2017

September 10th

Holme Valley Mountain Bike Challenge 2017 Sunday 10th September 2017 The Original Holme Valley Mountain Bike Challenge Ready for the challenge? Come the 10th September 2017 we will be back in the small village of Hade Edge just above Holmfirth ready to go. Join us to see if you can conquer the Holme Valley on your bike. For more details and where to book onto the challenge please see their WEBSITE

Wineathlon 2017

September 16th

Wineathlon 2017 16th September 2017 Trail run/walk around some of the tracks and trails of the area with an optional wine sample every couple of miles. A 8 mile easy trail run/walk with feed stations every 2 miles, stocked with optional WINE samples! Each winestation is based around a different wine region of the world, here you will have the opportunity to sample a wine from that region It could be a red a white or a rose but one thing we can guarantee is it…


September 16th - September 17th

A two day conference. See attached poster. The largest UFO event in Europe.

Honley Feast 2017

September 16th @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Honley Feast is planned to entertain the whole family, build a Go Kart to either look good or enter our fastest Go Kart competition, Big Sing at 3pm and stage entertainment all day with local artists. Call in to Zebra a few weeks before to pick up a programme of all events

Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival 2017

September 23rd - September 24th

Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival 2017 23rd-24th September 2017 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 in the…

Upperthong Scarecrow Festival 2017

September 30th @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Upperthong Scarecrow Festival 2017 Saturday 30th September 2017 - 10.30am – 4.30pm Trail of locally made scarecrows through Upperthong Village between St Johns Church & Upperthong Village Hall with refreshments available at both. To enter your scarecrow for the festival, please contact Rachel Hogley ( / 07970 475806) for an entry form. NB. Closing date for entries is Friday 22nd September with scarecrows to be in their places by 10am on Saturday 30th November and left up until Sunday 1st October.

Stirley Food Festival

September 30th @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Stirley Community Farm's Food Festival is back for its 7th year!! Join us for a great day out for all the family - local food and drink, live music, kids activities and local artists and community partnerships. Free entry! We are looking for local musicians, crafters and food providers to join us at the festival this year. If you are interested in being involved as a seller please email with details of your business.

Marsden Jazz Festival 2017

October 6th - October 8th

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:    

Holmfirth Musical Festival 2017

October 19th - October 21st

Holmfirth Musical Festival is a competition for instrumentalists and singers, small vocal and instrumental ensembles and choirs. The 72nd Annual Competition Thursday 19 to Saturday 21 October 2017 Holmfirth Civic Hall Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3AS (almost opposite the Fire Station.  Parking in Crown Bottom Car Park - down School St, or Crown St. off Huddersfield Rd. opposite the Civic Hall) Adjudicator: Marilynne Davies Includes the seventeenth competition for the Rotary Club of Holmfirth Millennium Trophy (which is open to musicians aged…

Honley Christmas Light Switch On and Santa Parade 2017

November 18th @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Honley's Christmas Light Switch On gets better every year. A super family event including Santa's grotto and parade with traditional music and a Carol sing a long.

Holmfirth Christmas Lights Celebration 2017

November 25th @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Parade and event to mark the start of the Christmas season in Holmfirth. More details to follow via their Facebook page:-

Honley Christmas Together 2017

December 2nd @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Not only is there a Christmas Market on Church Street, with more stalls in the Village Hall, Scout Hut and Southgate Theatre, there is also activities within St. Mary's Church and a Christmas Tree Festival in Trinity Church. Traditional Christmas atmosphere throughout Honley. Some venues charge a small entrance charge. Pick up a programme of events in local shops in Honley

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