The Tour de Yorkshire 2015 1st-3rd May

After the phenomenal reception that greeted the Tour De France Grand Depart in 2014, we are now proud to be hosting a stage of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire.  The race, which will be held on 1-3 May (Friday to Sunday), is expected to be another outstanding cycle race in the international calendar. The race will visit Bradford on Sunday 3 May, and will pass through the district in mid-afternoon, arriving in Oxenhope at approximately 14.55.  It will then pass through Oxenhope, Haworth, Silsden, Addingham, Ilkley and Menston before heading to the finish line in Leeds.  

In summary
Day 1 – Starting in Bridlington on the east coast the race passes through the spectacular coastal and moorland landscapes before finishing in Scarbourough.
Day 2 – The race starts at the magnificent Selby Abbey before weaving through the Yorkshire Wolds to Beverley with the final stop at York.
Day 3 – Starting in Wakefield the cyclists will experience the most challenging part of the race with 6 climbs.  The race will end in Roundhay park in Leeds.


1940s Weekend at Haworth Village 15th-17th May

Nostalgia through the streets of Haworth as visitors flock to Bronte Country for the village’s popular 1940s weekend.
Entertainment Stage • Static Military Vehicles • Vintage & Military stalls • Land Army Girl Display • Mobile Catering •
Spitfire and Merlin Engines.
Stalls, vehicles and “Victory Bar” Beer Tent in the park.
Stalls, Vehicles and entertainment in the Museum Car Park.
Bradford Pipe Band
Land Army Parade
Cadet Drill
Evacuees In the Museum Car Park
A more detailed list of events and times will be included in the Haworth Picture Post magazine available in Haworth from numerous outlets and Marshalls throughout the weekend. Packed with lots of pictures, information and wonderful stories it makes a superb souvenir of the weekend.
For further details see

Fri 15 – Sun 17 May 2015     10:00

1940s Weekend Friday Evening Dance at Haworth Village Hall and Community HubFri 15 May: 1940s Weekend Friday Evening Dance at Haworth Village Hall and Community Hub, Haworth

1940s Weekend Afternoon Tea Dances at Haworth Village Hall and Community Hub Sat 16 May: 1940s Weekend Afternoon Tea Dances at Haworth Village Hall and Community Hub, Haworth

1940s Weekend Dance – Jitterbug Jump at Parkside Social Club Sat 16 May: 1940s Weekend Dance – Jitterbug Jump at Parkside Social Club, Haworth

1940s Weekend Dancing on the Bandstand at Central Park, Haworth Sat 16 May: 1940s Weekend Dancing on the Bandstand at Central Park, Haworth, Haworth

Haworth Steampunk Weekend 20th-22nd November

Festival in Haworth celebrating the increasingly popular Steampunk movement attracting hundreds of aficionados from across the country.
Expect to see festival-goers in period garb embellished with retro-futuristic technology – inspired by the likes of early science fiction writers HG Wells and Jules Verne.
Steampunk is a type of science fiction and fantasy that typically features steam-powered machinery in worlds inspired by 19th Century Western civilisation.
Festival featuring; steam trains, fashion show, bands, dancers, burlesque shows……
Burlesque Night, Steampunk Gig Night (tickets available from Firths Boutique 01535 643800)

Scroggling the Holly 28th-29th November

Scroggling the Holly – the start of Christmas in Haworth Village.
Scroggleve – pixies and fairies prepare the street for the opening of Christmas.
The parade makes its way up the cobbled street sprinkling fairy dust whilst the Ivy princess and her attendants hand out sprigs of decorative holly.
Do come and join us for a traditional festive celebration in beautiful Haworth! Parades take place on both Saturday and Sunday. Musical entertainment both days.

Fairy Parade – procession starts 2pm at the bottom of Main Street. Bring the children – extra fairies are very welcome!
Band & Choir.

Christmas Fayre at Haworth Church (10am – 4pm)
Haworth Craft Fair at the Old School Rooms (10am – 4pm)

Our annual festival to open the Christmas festivities. The Holly Princess will travel up Main St. flanked by Father Christmas, ushers and sweeps.. followed by the crowning of the Holly Queen on the Church steps.

Procession starts 2.30pm at the bottom of Main Street.

+ Bands & Choirs, Morris Dancing, Santa.
Haworth Craft Fairs at the Old School Rooms both days.

Victorian Christmas Weekend starts 5th December

Visit beautiful Haworth in the heart of Bronte Country for a traditional Victorian Christmas every weekend until Christmas.
Every year at Christmas time, Haworth is lit by twinkling fairy lights and festive shop windows with traders dressing in Victorian costume.
The cobbled street is home to wonderful independent shops, tea rooms and public houses.

Haworth Torchlight procession 12th-13th December

An incredible experience that has become an annual favourite with many visitors to the village.
*Torchlight Procession – start 4pm at the Christmas Tree, bottom of Main Street. Procession up the cobbles with carols, morris men and culminating in a Carol Service at Haworth Parish Church. Songsheets will be distributed, candles available from Firths Boutique, Rose & Co. and Changegate Fisheries at £2.50.
*Santa will be in his grotto from 1-4pm – free entry!
*Bands, Morris Dancing, Singers and entertainment all day.