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:
Wednesday 19 July: 2pm - 4pm and 5pm - 7.25pm at Parish Church Hall, Green End Road, Meltham HD9 5NW

Sunday 23 July: 10.30am - 2.30pm at Greenhead Masonic Hall, Greenhead Road, Huddersfield HD1 4EN

Wednesday 9 August: 1.50 - 4pm and 5 - 7.25pm at Greenhead Masonic Hall, Greenhead Road, Huddersfield HD1 4EN

For more information or to book an appointment please visit: 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: for full details.

EPIP Walking Festival throughout June and July
Many walks of varying lengths and difficulty are taking place in this area over a period of a few weeks.  For full details of routes and dates, please visit:

Summer Reading Challenge at Kirkburton Library: 16 July - 3 September
Roald Dahl Theme. 

Shelley Gala: Sunday 16 July on the Cricket Field from 1.30 - 4.30

The King and Queen's parade starts from the Flying Ferret at 1pm.  There will also be a number of stalls and activities: children's rides, bouncy castles, new demonstrations etc.  The aim is to have a fun event, raise money for village groups and bring the community together.  If you would like to help, please contact Helen Bolton on 07456 474375. If you would like to have a stall, please ring Lynn Parsley on 01484 604780.

Kirkheaton Holiday Club : 26 - 28 July at Kirkheaton Parish Church : 'Journey into Space'  
Activities, song, music & laughter, picnic, disco and bouncy castle. For ages 5 - 11.  Registration forms will be available soon from Claire at the Parish Church Tel: 531449 or see the website:
 Forms must be returned by 14 July.

"Life before the Benefits System" on 27 July at 7.30 pm at Kirkheaton Community Centre 
A presentation by Colin Beaver. Entrance £2.50 includes light refreshments.

Yetton Together Forum Meeting - 15 August at Kirkheaton Community Centre
Please note there will be no meeting in July.

Deaf or Hard of Hearing? There's a new way to contact the Police.  A new emergency SMS system has been developed by the RNID, BT, DCLG and other partners to allow people with hearing difficulties to report an incident or in an emergency. Please see for further information.