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:

31 October   : 1.50 - 4pm & 5-7.25pm at Greenhead masonic Hall, 26 Greenhead Road, Huddersfield HD1 4EN
1 November : 2-4pm & 5-7.25pm at Bagden Hall Hotel, Wakefield Road, Denby Dale.

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: http://www.blood.co.uk or Tel: 0300 123 123

'By the People, For the People' : New Exhibition at the National Coal Mining Museum
2017 marks the 70th anniversary of the nationalisation of the coal industry in Britain.  To mark this important and historic event, the National Coal Mining Museum will be launching a new special exhibition which opens on Monday 3 April and will run until 6 December. Please see: https://www.ncm.org.uk/exhibitions for full details.

Meet the Admiral Nurse from Dementia UK : Wednesday 18 October at Shelley Village Hall at 7pm

All Things Chocolate at Kirkburton Library : 19 October at 10am

Sarah Tomkinson, Yorkshire Chocolatier will be giving a talk on chocolate: From Bean to Bar. Entrance is free but tickets are required, as places are limited to 50 due to health & safety regulations.

Learn a new Quilting Technique : Saturday Quilters at Kirkheaton Community Centre: 21 October from 10 - 12 noon. Entrance £2.

Halloween Craft Day : 25 October from 1.30 - 3.30 at Kirkburton Library. Fun activities for children.

'Death by Fatal Murder' by Peter Gordon at Shelley Village Hall : 25 - 28 October at 7.30 pm

Another production by the popular Pierrot Players. Tickets from Shelley McColls shop, Shepley Newsagents, Ian Tel: 07768 571919 or from Facebook. 

Halloween Crafts : 26 October : 1.30 - 3.30pm at Kirkheaton Community Centre

Come and enjoy making a variety of Halloween Crafts with Calamity Jane and enjoy Halloween refreshments. The event is free but please book your place the library. Children under 8 years of age need to be accompanied by an adult.

Kirkheaton Family & Local History Group Talk: "Story of a Yorkshire Mining Family", presented by Ron Burns : Thursday, 27 October at 7.30pm at the Kirkheaton Community Centre
Entrance only £2.50 (including light refreshments).

Kirkheaton Guides & Brownies 'Stardome' event at Kirkheaton Community Centre : 13 November
Full details to follow.

Yetton Hub Christmas Social : 12 December 7.30pm to 9.30pm at Kirkheaton Community Centre

Tickets £4 each includes the buffet. Please bring your own drinks. Tickets available from Bev on 0778 999728.

Christmas Raffle Draw at Kirkburton Library at 2pm on 15 December. Proceeds will go to the Friends of Kirkburton Library group.


Children's Christmas Crafts : 19 December from 4pm - 5.30pm at Kirkburton Library