Calendar of Community Events

All community groups and 'not for profit' organisations throughout the Parish are welcome to submit information regarding their forthcoming events, and we will be pleased to include them on the list below free of charge.  We will also display any information notices. However, we cannot display notices of a commercial or political nature.

Please see our Regular Events webpage for details of community groups' regular meetings across the Parish.

Shepley Spring Festival : 17 - 19 May
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.  All at the new venue of Storthes Hall Park, less than 2 miles from Shepley.  Artists include Jack Rutter, Andy Cutting, Topette and many more.  There will also be a showing of "All My Life's Buried Here", a new film about the life of George Butterworth, English composer, folk song collector and country dancer, killed in 1916 at Pozieres during the Battle of the Somme, aged only 31.

Full details and tickets are available from:

Kirkburton Beer Festival & Village Fair : 24 & 25 May

Spring Fair at the Hub, Kirkburton : 25 May 10am to 4pm  Bacon butties from 10am to 1pm and Afternoon tea from 12 noon to 3pm

Kirkheaton Art Festival 25 - 27 May : Displays of Photography, Textiles, Pottery, Painting & Crafts
Free event in the Church showcasing the various local artistic talents including tapestry, paintings, pottery and other crafts. Some of the works will be available to purchase.  Light refreshments available. 

Lepton Gala : 27 May 12 noon to 4pm
This p
romises to be a fun event for the village on Bank Holiday Monday.  There is a nice variety of stalls as well as a bouncy castle and games for the children, Afternoon Teas, BBQ and a bar. 

Kirkheaton Family & Local History Group Talk "Kirkheaton in the Middle Ages 1216-1485"  : 30 May at 7.30 pm at Kirkheaton Community Centre Entrance £2.50 inc refreshments

Grange Moor Brass Band Spring Concert : 3 June at 3pm at Grange Moor Church
Tickets priced at £7 and £5 and are available from Val Hope on 01924 849508 or from any Band member.

Thurstonland & Stocksmoor Gala : 7 July : 2pm to 4.30 pm