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Spring events in Skipton
Looking forward to the Spring blossom at the Castle and the Waterways Festival in May.

From 1st April 2014 events organised by Skipton BID levy payers, Community groups and Charities will be listed free of charge.

Non-BID levy payers will be charged either a small one-off fee for a single event or a (slightly larger) fee to cover several events over a year, whichever is appropriate.

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Skipton Camerata Chamber Music Series
Skipton Girls' High School Second Wednesday of each month from February (except August), 7.30pm Tickets: £6, only available at the door Cafe style seating, musican in the middle of the hall,…

Skipton Castle: Meet the governor of Skipton Castle
Skipton Castle 20th-21st April 2014 Normal entry prices apply Come and meet Sir John Mallory Governor of Skipton Castle during the English Civil War Hear about the castle's siege and skirmishes…

Christ Church Organ Recital Series: Mark Williams
Christ Church, Keighley Road Monday 21st April 2014, 11.00am Admission free/ retiring collection Mark Willliams, Jesus College, Cambridge…

A Celebration of the Music of Simon and Garfunkel
Skipton Town Hall Friday 25th April 2014, 7.30pm for 8.15pm Tickets £12.00 Licensed bar Singer songwriters Tim Chu and Ian Bailey perform "A Celebration of The Music of Simon & Garfunkel". Tim Chu…

Skipton Town Hall: Wedding Fair
Skipton Town Hall Sunday 27th April 2014, 11.00am to 3.00pm Free entry Everything you need to plan a wedding including bridal and bridesmaid fashions, men's suit hire, flowers, photography, bespoke…

Skipton Little Theatre: Benefactors
29th April to 3rd May 2014, 7.30pm Benefactors by Michael Frayn Directed by Elva Pryal…

Skipton Waterways Festival
Skipton Canal Basin and around Skipton 3rd, 4th & 5th May 2014 This is an annual 3 day Canal boat festival. This year's theme is Le Tour De France Grand Depart. We have various types of stalls on…

The Mart Theatre: Gary Delaney
The Mart Theatre 3rd May 2014, 7.30pm Tickets: £12.00 Gary Delaney - Purist Gary thinks that most stand up shows don't contain enough jokes, and is trying single handedly to redress the balance.…

Art & Craft Fair May 2014
Skipton Town Hall, High Street Saturday 3rd May & Sunday 4th May 2014, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm FREE admission An opportunity to buy some bespoke handcrafted gifts. Stalls will be selling selections of…

Skipton Castle Woods: Whatever floats your boat
Skipton Castle Woods Saturday 3rd May 2014, 1.00pm Free of charge (Charitable donations will be gratefully received and used for further Woodland Trust activities.) Meet at Skipton Library Suitable…

Christ Church Organ Recital Series: Leonard Sanderman
Christ Church, Keighley Road Monday 5th May 2014, 11.00am World Organ Day Admission free/ retiring collection Leonard Sanderman, Chichester Cathedral…

Skipton Town Hall: John Bowdler
Skipton Town Hall Saturday 10th May 2014, 7.30pm Tickets: £6.50 from Tourist Information Centre, Skipton Town Hall or £7.50 on the door (price includes a cup of tea or coffee during the interval)…

Skipton Town Hall: Limehouse Lizzy
Skipton Town Hall, High Street Friday 16th May 2014, 7.30pm for 8.30pm Tickets: £13.00 available from the Tourist Information Centre, in Skipton Town Hall. Licenced bar Limehouse Lizzy, the world's…

Craven Museum & Gallery: Spring into action
Craven Gallery & Museum, Town Hall Friday 16th May 2014, 6.00pm Free of charge (Charitable donations will be gratefully received and used for further Woodland Trust activities.) Suitable for ages…

The Mart Theatre: Guys & Dolls
The Mart Theatre Friday 16th and Saturday 17th May 2014 at 7.15pm Tickets: £9.00; £6.00 (concessions) Presented by Craven College Performing Arts Department Set in Damon Runyon's mythical New York…

Craven Museum: Skipton's Big Night Out
Craven Museum and Gallery 16th May 2014, 6.00 - 9.00 pm Come and find out what's happening after closing time in Skipton. Explore the world of plant dyes, make your own colourful banner, admire the…

Yorkshire Festival - Cheer Sing Workshop
Ermystead's Grammar School, Gargrave Road 17th May 2014, 2.00pm to 3.30pm Free of charge Cheering is the ultimate act of audience participation. This motivation from the side-lines will be the…

Skipton Camerata Orchestra: 20th Century String Music
Bolton Abbey Priory Church 17th May 2014 Tickets: £15.00; £13.00 children and OAPs 20th Century string music, programme to include Elgar Introduction & Allegro, Finzi Dies Natalis Bolton Abbey…

Skipton Town Hall: Vinyl & CD Fair May 2014
Skipton Town Hall, High Street Sunday 18th May 2014, 10.00am - 4.00 pm Skipton's Collectable Vinyl Records and CD Fair takes place on the second Sunday of May, July, September and November. Enjoy a…

Skipton Castle: The Red Wyvern Society
Skipton Castle 24th -26th May 2014 Normal entry prices apply Journey back to the 15th Century during the Wars of the Roses. A recreation of a medieval campsite within the castle grounds. (See the…

Christ Church Organ Recital Series: Michael Webb
Christ Church, Keighley Road Monday 26th May 2014, 11.00am Admission free/ retiring collection Michael Webb, Wymondham Abbey …

Skipton Castle Woods: If you go down to the woods today
Skipton Castle Woods Tuesday 27th May 2014, 1.00pm Free of charge (Charitable donations will be gratefully received and used for further Woodland Trust activities.) Meet at Skipton Library If…

Skipton Beer Festival
Rendezvous Hotel 29th to 31st May 2014 Thursday 29th 3.00pm to 11.00pm Free entry to all Friday 30th and Saturday 31st 11.00am to 11.00pm Tickets: £2.50 Free entry to CAMRA members and hotel…

Trailtrekker
Yorkshire Dales National Park, starting in Skipton 31st May -1st June 2014 Funding raising event for Oxfam Trailtrekker is a 100km trek for teams of four, over 30 hours (yes, that's day and night!)…

Le Petit Depart
Sunday 1st June 2014 Entry details and prices are available on the website www.lepetitgranddepart.co.uk A brand new cycle event that will follow the same route as Stage 1 of the Tour de France…

Art & Craft Fair June 2014
Skipton Town Hall, High Street Sunday 1st June 2014, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm FREE admission An opportunity to buy some bespoke handcrafted gifts. Stalls will be selling selections of distinctive…

Grassington Festival
Venues around Grassington 13th-28th June 2014 Ticket prices on website …

Skipton Gala
14th June 2014, procession starts at 1.00pm from Westmorland Street. For over a century Skipton Gala has been supporting the community by raising money for local organisations and charities and is…

Skipton Little Theatre: Mr Wonderful
18th to 23rd June 2014, 7.30pm Mr Wonderful by James Robson Directed by Len Taylor…

Rapha Tempest Festival of Cycling
Broughton Hall 3rd July to 6th July 2014 Rapha Tempest is a complete festival of road cycling, the first of its kind in the UK, with rides and racing, bespoke on-site camping, visual displays,…

The Tour de France Grand Depart
On 5th July 2014 The Tour de France Grand Depart starts at Leeds from where the cyclists will follow a route around Yorkshire. The route passes through Skipton on Saturday 5th July and through nearby…

Art & Craft Fair July 2014
Skipton Town Hall, High Street Sunday 6th July 2014, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm FREE admission An opportunity to buy some bespoke handcrafted gifts. Stalls will be selling selections of distinctive…

Skipton Clogfest
Skipton Clogfest. Venue: Canal Basin, High Street, Skipton Castle(normal castle entry fee applies.) Date:12th to 13th July 2014. Clog dancers from all over England gather in Skipton, North…

Skipton Camerata: Tasmin Little
Skipton Town Hall Friday 18th July 2014, 8.00pm Tickets: £20.00 Mozart, The Magic Flute Overture Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto Beethoven, Symphony no.5 Soloist, Tasmin Little, Violinist…

The Mart Theatre: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
The Mart Theatre 19th July 2014, 5.00pm 20th July 2014, 1.00pm Tickets: £8.00 adult, £6.00pm, £24.00 family (4 tickets) Adapted from the book by C.S. Lewis Performed by students of Bad Wolf…

Skipton Castle: Buckingham's Retinue
Skipton Castle 19th-20th July 2014 Normal entry prices apply Life in the 15th Century Today at Skipton, members of Buckingham's Retinue re-enactment group are re-creating life as it may have…

Skipton Town Hall: Vinyl & CD Fair July 2014
Skipton Town Hall, High Street Sunday 20th July 2014, 10.00am - 4.00 pm Skipton's Collectable Vinyl Records and CD Fair takes place on the second Sunday of May, July, September and November. Enjoy…

SRFC Sports Skills Camp
Skipton Rugby Club Engine Shed Lane 22nd July to 30th August 2014, 9.00 to 5.00pm daily A multi sport camp held over the 6 weeks school holiday for 8 - 16 year olds. Offering 9 different sports from…

Skipton Fake Festival
Aireville Park 26th July 2014, 12.30pm to 11.30pm Ticket prices on website The Skipton Fake Festival keeps getting bigger! With a line up of tributes to Muse, Coldplay, Kings of Leon plus the best…

Skipton Castle: Trayned Bandes
Skipton Castle 2nd - 3rd August 2014 Normal entry prices apply See this military unit setting up an encampment during the English Civil War. www.traynedbandes.org.uk Saturday: 10am - 6pm…

Art & Craft Fair August 2014
Skipton Town Hall, High Street Sunday 3rd August 2014, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm FREE admission An opportunity to buy some bespoke handcrafted gifts. Stalls will be selling selections of distinctive…

Skipton Castle: John Nevison, the Yorkshire Highwayman
Skipton Castle 9th - 10th August 2014 Normal entry prices apply John Nevison was a famous late 17th century Yorkshire highwayman who robbed the length of the Great North Road but especially in…

Art in the Pen
Skipton Auction Mart 16th-17th August 20134 Tickets: £2.00 (children under 16 - free entry) In 2014 Skipton will be enjoying its ninth Art in the Pen event. Art in the Pen is a contemporary art…

Skipton Castle: Historia Normannis
Skipton Castle 16th-17th August 2014 Normal entry prices apply Bringing History to life in the 12th Century The walls of Skipton castle will echo to the sound of swords and shields once again-…

Christ Church Organ Recital Series: Robert Marsh
Christ Church, Keighley Road Monday 25th August 2014, 11.00am Admission free/ retiring collection Robert Marsh, Christ Church, Skipton…

Art & Craft Fair September 2014
Skipton Town Hall, High Street Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th September 2014, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm FREE admission An opportunity to buy some bespoke handcrafted gifts. Stalls will be selling selections of…

Battle of Britain parade
14th September 2014 High Street…

Skipton Town Hall: Vinyl & CD Fair September 2014
Skipton Town Hall, High Street Sunday 21st September 2014, 10.00am - 4.00 pm Skipton's Collectable Vinyl Records and CD Fair takes place on the second Sunday of May, July, September and November.…

Yarndale
Skipton Auction Mart 27th and 28th September 2014 Following the tremendous success of the first ever Yarndale, this popular yarn festival is all set to return to North Yorkshire in 2014. Described…

Art & Craft Fair October 2014
Skipton Town Hall, High Street Sunday 5th October 2014, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm FREE admission An opportunity to buy some bespoke handcrafted gifts. Stalls will be selling selections of distinctive…

Art & Craft Fair November 2014
Skipton Town Hall, High Street Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd November 2014, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm FREE admission An opportunity to buy some bespoke handcrafted gifts. Stalls will be selling selections of…

Remembrance Sunday
Annual parade from Bunkers Hill to Holy Trinity church, High Street…

Skipton Town Hall: Vinyl & CD Fair November 2014
Skipton Town Hall, High Street Sunday 23rd November 2014, 10.00am - 4.00 pm Skipton's Collectable Vinyl Records and CD Fair takes place on the second Sunday of May, July, September and November.…

Yuletide Festival and Christmas Market
Sunday 7th and Sunday 14th of December. Starts at 10am Come to Skipton for Christmas and buy all your gifts from our famous market and range of independent and high street brand shops. The…

Art & Craft Fair 7th December 2014
Skipton Town Hall, High Street Sunday 7th December 2014, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm FREE admission An opportunity to buy some bespoke handcrafted gifts. Stalls will be selling selections of distinctive…

Art & Craft Fair 14th December 2014
Skipton Town Hall, High Street Sunday 14th December 2014, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm FREE admission An opportunity to buy some bespoke handcrafted gifts. Stalls will be selling selections of distinctive…

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