Last of the Summer Wine
Visit the Last of the Summer Wine exhibition, Summer Wine Holmfirth, inside Compo’s House, where there’s a collection of photographs and memorabilia, stay in Nora’s Cottage or opt for a guided 10 mile tour of the area.
Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced photographer looking for new original landscapes, Made in Holmfirth will take you on a journey across the inspiring rural Pennines. The Penistone Line links gorgeous countryside between Huddersfield and Sheffield you can also enjoy guided walks.
Cycle Holme Moss
Test your stamina against the iconic Holme Moss, part of the Yorkshire Grand Depart, Tour de France route 2014. It’s steep, exposed and brilliant! Take part in the Cote de Holme Moss Sportive each July, or test yourself to the limit in the Original Holme valley Mountain Bike Challenge.
Arts and festivals
From Folk Festivals, to agricultural shows, and sheepdog trials to arts festivals, there’s a packed events programme from May to November. Experience the sound of the Valleys at the Holme Valley Brass Band Contest, or Brass Factor. Join in the fun at Holmfirth Festival of Folk, and Shepley Spring Festivals in May. In summer, Holmfirth Art Week and Holmfirth Arts Festival are great opportunities to view and buy art from local artists.
Discover your creative side on a workshop or course; visit one of the many galleries dotted around for unique pieces or inspiration. Explore Ashley Jackson Galleries, Booth House Gallery, and Lost & Found in Holmfirth.
For upcoming arts, cultural and creative events visit creativekirklees.com
A night to remember
One of the most unique small gigging venues, Picturedrome in Holmfirth, hosts live concerts in this funky old cinema nearly every weekend from favourites like Billy Bragg, and Bad manners.