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Annual Events

Festival of Folk Holmfirth Festival of Folk - May

Holmfirth is a small town, which comes to life during the Festival Of Folk. This festival has been on every year for the past 30 years. It is community based involving schools, local talent and most businesses in   the town.

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Holmfirth Film Festival - May

The 6th Holmfirth Film Festival took place in 2015 with an exciting programme of screenings throughout the area. Opportunities to see award-winning films and documentaries from around the world, and the very best of British independent films from the previous year. 
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Holmfirth Arts Festival - June

10 days of music, theatre, art, books, comedy, fun and inspiration in Holmfirth.
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Art WeekHolmfirth Art Week - July

Holmfirth Art week is a local event with a national reputation. The majority of the exhibitors are from this area but large numbers of visitors come from all over the country to view and to buy. There is so much artistic talent and it is this that makes the event such a success every year.
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Food and Drink FestivalFood & Drink Festival- September, Hosted by H.E.A.D.

Set in the heart of Yorkshire’s ‘Last of the Summer Wine’ country, Holmfirth is the perfect place to relax and soak up the festival atmosphere. Live music, brewery tours and quirky street entertainment add to the festival atmosphere and there’s plenty of free workshops and activities to keep the younger ones entertained.
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World War 1 Forces event - September

Holmfirth Wartime Weekend, commemorating WW1 and WW2 in Holmfirth. If you would like to get involved, please talk to the Host-Trevor Bellamy. His Tel: 01484 683147


Holmfirth Music Festival - October

The annual competition celebrated its 70th year in 2015, taking place at Holmfirth Civic Hall
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Other Events

Tour de France event

Tour De France 2014 and Tour De Yorkshire 2015 

“Le Grande Depart” through Holmfirth.
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Yorkshire Day - August

HEAD helped Holmfirth celebrate Yorkshire Day in style in 2013 and 2014.Yorkshire Pudding Eating Competition, Ferret Racing, Petting Zoo, Sheep Trail, Yorkshire Market and many more events, and not forgetting blazoning the town with Yorkshire flags! 
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91 Huddersfield Road
West Yorksire
Tel: 01484 687587
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