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.  Please allow 7 days before the event, if possible.  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.

Blood Donation Sessions:

18 March : 9.50 - 12 noon & 1 - 3.45pm at Greenhead Masonic Hall, 26 Greenhead Road, Huddersfield HD1 4EN

Blood donations are always needed to help accident victims and also those affected by long-term terminal disorders.  There are lots of opportunities to give blood at a variety of venues across the area.  Details of specific sessions will be uploaded here as we become aware of them.  For more information or to book an appointment please visit: or Tel: 0300 123 123

Kirkheaton Community Gala is looking for 'Summer Fair type' stalls for its Gala on 1 July. For full details please see the Kirkheaton Scouts & Guides website:

Now Recruiting! New Bell Ringers to celebrate the end of World War I : Beginners Course at Shelley Emmanuel Church runing around the end of  February / beginning of March

The course is free and run on a "first come, first served basis". Please contact Roger Tarbatt on 01484 604470 or Sue Holden on 01484 861172 / to book a place and for more information.

Dementia UK Coffee Afternoon at Kirkheaton Community Centre on 10 March from 2 - 4 pm

Yetton Hub Speaker Evening: 13 March at 7.30 pm at Kirkheaton Community Centre : "Yorkshire Slavery" by John Hargreaves. £2.50 pay on the door

Easter Fayre in aid of Kirkwood Hospice on 17 March from 2-4pm at Kirkheaton United Church

Question & Answers with Paula Sherriff MP at St Thomas' in Thurstonland on 24 March at 10.30 am & then the Unveiling of the Interpretation Board at 11.30 am at the War Memorial

Friends of Kirkburton Library Meeting : Tuesday 27 March at Kirkburton Library

Everyone Welcome.

Emmanuel Church Shelley Quiz Night : 28 March at 8pm at Shelley Sports & Social Club
£6 including supper. Teams of 4. To book a team or individuals please ring Barbara on 01484 608569 or Claire at Lydgate Styles on 01484 604644.

History Group Talk on 29 March at 7.30 pm at Kirkheaton Community Centre : "History & Teaching of the Chemical Industry in Huddersfield 1820 - 1840 by Prof Mike Page. £2.50 on the door

The Kings Men of Kings College of Cambridge will give a concert of secular & sacred music at All Hallows Church, Kirkburton : 4 April at 7.30 pm.
  Tickets £12 available from Kirklees Booking office 01484 223200. Also from church members, and Kirkburton News Agents in North Road.

Fawlty Towers Dinner : Flying Ferret in Shelley at 7.30 pm on 14 April

Pierrot Players present "Natural Causes" by Eric Chappell from 11 - 14 April at Shelley Village Hall

Friends of Kirkburton Library - Meeting at Kirkburton Library at 7pm on 17 April

Shelley Community Association Annual Review : 23 April at 7.30 pm at Shelley Village Hall

Shelley Community Lunch : Wortley Arms on 26 April at 1pm

Kirkheaton Arts Festival 26 - 28 May at St John's Church

This popular event is returning. It is free to enter, community event is a great way to showcase your hobby, job or skill. It is free to register and display your work. Local artists are strongly encouraged to join in and let the local community enjoy your work. Further details including registration forms can be obtained from Claire in the Parish Office. Tel: 01484 531449.