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.

Kirkheaton Local History Group Talk "Shop Lane Mills" : 28 March at 7.30 pm at Kirkheaton Community Centre
An illustrated talk by local historian, John Taylor, about the mills' two main owners: Ainley & Sons and Broadhead & Graves. £2.50 pay on the door, includes light refreshments.

Kirkheaton Youth FC host a Race Night : 29 March at 7.30 pm : The Spangled Bull in Kirkheaton All proceeds to support the community football club.

Stocksmoor Coffee Club : 2 April : 2pm to 4pm at Stocksmoor Village Hall
Activities include Scrabble, Whist, Dominoes & Bingo.  Aimed to provide friendship and social contact for people living in Stocksmoor and the surrounding villages. Everyone welcome.

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.  Stop Press: Jack Rutter will be performing and there will 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 2016 at Pozieres during Battle of the Somme, aged only 31.

Full details and tickets are available from:

Kirkheaton Art Festival 25 - 27 May : Displays of Photography, Textiles, Pottery, Painting & Crafts
Why not display some of your work at this FREE community event.  It's free to display, and you are able to sell your work if you wish. Registration forms and further details from Claire: Tel: 01484 531449.

Lepton Gala : 27 May 12 noon to 4pm
Gala preparations are coming together nicely. 25 stall holders have already booked, there will be a bouncy castle and games for the children, Afternoon Teas, BBQ and a bar.  Further details to follow.