Things To Do Around Shipley During August 2019

The Summer Holidays are in full swing, and there’s tons going on around the district to keep everyone entertained. Here’s the Shipley Mum’s round-up of things to do around Shipley during August 2019.

things to do around shipley during august 2019

(F) = Free activity/Free entry

*Please click on the links for further information, and do check that events are running before you set off.*

Thursday 1st – Friday 2nd August 2019

Thursday 1 | Cycling Activities (F) – 11am-3pm – Roberts Park, Saltaire
Thursday 1 | Yorkshire Day – 11am-4pm – Bolling Hall, Bradford
Thursday 1 | Lammas: Dough Making – 11am-4pm – East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley
Thursday 1 | Oxenhope Station Playground Opening (F) – 12pm – Oxenhope
Friday 2 | Cycle Coaching – 10am/11am – Roberts Park, Saltaire
Friday 2 | Space Race Workshop (F) – 10:15am-12pm – Baildon Library, Baildon
Friday 2 | Play In Parks (F) – 12pm-4pm – Cottingley Rec, Cottingley
Friday 2 | Space Race Workshop (F) – 2:15am-4pm – Keighley Library, Keighley

Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th August 2019

Saturday 3 | Scrap Play – 10:30am-12:30am – Kirkgate Centre, Shipley
Saturday 3 | Play In Parks (F) – 12pm-4pm – Myrtle Park, Bingley
Saturday 3 | Family History Day (F) – 1pm-4pm – Undercliffe Cemetery, Bradford
Sunday 4 | Moon Landing @ 50 Workshop: Felt Universe – 12pm-3pm – Ilkley Manor House, Ilkley
Sunday 4 | Family Friendly Pride (F) – 12pm-5pm – The Tetley, Leeds
Sunday 4 | Butter Making in the Barn – 1:30pm-2:30pm – East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley

Monday 5th – Friday 9th August 2019

Monday 5 | Space Race Workshop (F) – 10:15am-12pm – Burley Library, Burley
Monday 5 |Mars Science Rover (F) – 2pm-4pm – Shipley Library, Shipley
Tuesday 6 | Scrap Play – 9:30am-11:30am – Kirkgate Centre, Shipley
Tuesday 6 | Moo In The Park (F) – 11am-2pm – Golden Acre Park, Leeds
Tuesday 6 | Mini Bounce Planet – 12pm-4pm – Riverside Gardens, Ilkley
Tuesday 6 | Family Drop In: Exotic Birds (F) – 1pm-3pm – Cliffe Castle, Keighley
Wednesday 7 | Child Friendly Leeds Live – 10am/2pm – Millennium Square, Leeds
Wednesday 7 | Family Drop In (F) – 11am-3pm – Bradford Industrial Museum, Bradford
Wednesday 7 | Cycling Activities (F) – 11am-3pm – Myrtle Park, Bingley
Wednesday 7 | Come and See – 11am-3pm – Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth
Wednesday 7 | Midweek Opening – 12pm-4:30pm – Shipley Glen Tramway, Baildon
Wednesday 7 | Bug Lady (F) – 2pm-3pm – Silsden Library, Silsden
Wednesday 7 | Wild Wednesday – 2pm-4pm – Bracken Hall Countryside Centre, Baildon
Thursday 8 | Sensory Room for Families with Additional Needs (F) – 10:30am – Leeds City Museum, Leeds
Thursday 8 | Bookstart Teddy Bears Picnic (F) – 11am-12:30pm – Baildon Library, Baildon
Thursday 8 | Cycling Activities (F) – 11am-3pm – Roberts Park, Saltaire
Thursday 8 | Storytime With Peter Rabbit (F) – 12pm-3pm – Cartwright Hall, Bradford
Thursday 8 | Stare At the Clouds (F) – 1pm-3pm – Denso Marsten Nature Reserve, Baildon
Friday 9 | Cycle Coaching – 10am/11am – Roberts Park, Saltaire
Friday 9 | Space Race Workshop (F) – 10:15am-12pm – Ilkley Library, Ilkley
Friday 9 | Bradford Food and Drink Festival (F) – 10am-10pm – City Park, Bradford
Friday 9 | Play In Parks (F) – 12pm-4pm – Gilstead Rec, Gilstead
Friday 9 | Space Race Workshop (F) – 2:15am-4pm – Shipley Library, Shipley

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th August 2019

Saturday 10 | Bradford Food and Drink Festival (F) – 10am-10pm – City Park, Bradford
Saturday 10 | Model Demo Weekend (F) – 11am-4pm – Bradford Industrial Museum, Bradford
Saturday 10 | Family Fun Day (F) – 12pm-4:30pm – Salvation Army, Shipley
Saturday 10 | Rock The Castle (F) – 1pm-5pm – Cliffe Castle, Keighley
Saturday 10 | Tracks and Trails (F) – 2pm-4pm – Ilkley Manor House, Ilkley
Sunday 11 | Bradford Food and Drink Festival (F) – 10am-6pm – City Park, Bradford
Sunday 11 | Family Art Workshop: Found Object Mobiles (F) – 11am-3pm – The Tetley, Leeds
Sunday 11 | Cycling Activities (F) – 11am-3pm – Roberts Park, Saltaire
Sunday 11 | Model Demo Weekend (F) – 11am-4pm – Bradford Industrial Museum, Bradford

Monday 12th – Friday 16th August 2019

Monday 12 | Bookstart Teddy Bears Picnic (F) – 1pm-3pm – Bingley Library, Bingley
Tuesday 13 | Scrap Play – 9:30am-11:30am – Kirkgate Centre, Shipley
Tuesday 13 | Bookstart Teddy Bears Picnic (F) – 10:30am-12pm – Shipley Library, Shipley
Tuesday 13 | Cycling Activities (F) – 11am-3pm – Myrtle Park, Bingley
Tuesday 13 | Mini Bounce Planet – 12pm-4pm – Gilstead Rec, Gilstead
Tuesday 13 | Family Drop In (F) – 1pm-3pm – Cliffe Castle, Keighley
Tuesday 13 | Bread in the Barn – 1:30pm-2:30pm – East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley
Wednesday 14 | Space Quest (F) – 10:30am-11:30am – Ilkley Library, Ilkley
Wednesday 14 | Cycling Activities (F) – 11am-3pm – Myrtle Park, Bingley
Wednesday 14 | Family Drop In (F) – 11am-3pm – Bradford Industrial Museum, Bradford
Wednesday 14 | Wild Wedneday: Paper Globe – 11am-4pm – Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth
Wednesday 14 | Midweek Opening – 12pm-4:30pm – Shipley Glen Tramway, Baildon
Wednesday 14 | Wild Wednesday – 2pm-4pm – Bracken Hall Countryside Centre, Baildon
Thursday 15 | Cycling Activities (F) – 11am-3pm – Roberts Park, Saltaire
Thursday 15 | Teddy Bear’s Picnic (F) – 12pm-3pm – Cliffe Castle, Keighley
Thursday 15 | Boggart (F) – 1pm-3pm – Denso Marsten Nature Reserve, Baildon
Thursday 15 | Bug Lady (F) – 2pm-3pm – Menston Library, Menston
Thursday 15 | How To Be An Astronaut (F) – 2pm-4pm – City Library, Bradford
Friday 16 | Cycling Activities (F) – 11am-3pm – Roberts Park, Saltaire
Friday 16 | Cycle Coaching – 10am/11am – Roberts Park, Saltaire
Friday 16 | Bradford Classic Cars (F) – 10am-4pm – City Park, Bradford
Friday 16 | Play In Parks (F) – 12pm-4pm – Crossflatts Rec, Crossflatts
Friday 16 | Space Quest (F) – 3pm-4pm – Silsden Library, Silsden

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th August 2019

Saturday 17 | Bradford Classic Cars (F) – 10am-4pm – City Park, Bradford
Saturday 17 | Model Demo Weekend (F) – 11am-4pm – Bradford Industrial Museum, Bradford
Saturday 17 | Moon Landing @ 50 Workshop: Moon Lander – 12pm-3pm – Ilkley Manor House, Ilkley
Saturday 17 | Lego Fun Day – 12:30pm-3pm – Kirkgate Centre, Shipley
Sunday 18 | Bradford Classic Cars (F) – 10am-4pm – City Park, Bradford
Sunday 18 | Model Demo Weekend (F) – 11am-4pm – Bradford Industrial Museum, Bradford
Sunday 18 | Butter Making in the Barn – 1:30pm-2:30pm – East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley

Monday 19th – Friday 23rd August 2019

Monday 19 | Space Race Workshop (F) – 10:15am-12pm – Bingley Library, Bingley
Monday 19 | Space Quest (F) – 11am-12pm – Keighley Library, Keighley
Monday 19 | Bookstart Teddy Bears Picnic (F) – 11am-1pm – Burley Library, Burley
Monday 19 | Space Quest (F) – 2pm-3pm – Shipley Library, Shipley
Tuesday 20 | Scrap Play – 9:30am-11:30am – Kirkgate Centre, Shipley
Tuesday 20 | Mini Bounce Planet – 12pm-4pm – Roberts Park, Saltaire
Tuesday 20 | Family Drop In (F) – 1pm-3pm – Cliffe Castle, Keighley
Wednesday 21 | Tiny Tetley – 10:30am/11:45am – The Tetley, Leeds
Wednesday 21 | Family Drop In (F) – 11am-3pm – Bradford Industrial Museum, Bradford
Wednesday 21 | Wild Wednesday: Secret Maps – 11am-4pm – Bonte Parsonage Museum, Haworth
Wednesday 21 | Midweek Opening – 12pm-4:30pm – Shipley Glen Tramway, Baildon
Wednesday 21 | Wild Wednesday – 2pm-4pm – Bracken Hall Countryside Centre, Baildon
Thursday 22 | Bug Lady (F) – 11am-12pm – City Library, Bradford
Thursday 22 | Teddy Bear’s Picnic (F) – 1pm-3pm – Denso Marsten Nature Reserve, Baildon
Thursday 22 | Family Yoga – 4pm-5pm – Holding Space, Saltaire
Friday 23 | Play In Parks (F) – 12pm-4pm – Myrtle Park, Bingley

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th August 2019

Saturday 24 | Bowl Up (F) – 10am-6pm – City Park, Bradford
Saturday 24 | Cavalcade for A King – 12pm/3pm – Royal Armouries, Leeds
Saturday 24 | Moon Landing @ 50 Workshop: Galaxy Windmill – 12pm-3pm – Ilkley Manor House, Ilkley
Sunday 25 | Family Art Workshop: Scrapheap Pattern Printing (F) – 11am-3pm – The Tetley, Leeds
Sunday 25 | Cavalcade for A King – 12pm/3pm – Royal Armouries, Leeds

Monday 26th – Friday 30th August 2019

Monday 26 | Cavalcade for A King – 12pm/3pm – Royal Armouries, Leeds
Tuesday 27 | Scrap Play – 9:30am-11:30am – Kirkgate Centre, Shipley
Tuessday 27 | Jasper Space Dog Storytime (F) – 11am-12pm – Burley Library, Burley
Tuesday 27 | Family Drop In (F) – 1pm-3pm – Cliffe Castle, Keighley
Tuesday 27 | Bread in the Barn – 1:30pm-2:30pm – East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley
Wednesday 28 | Midweek Opening – 12pm-4:30pm – Shipley Glen Tramway, Baildon
Wednesday 28 | Hey Mama Picnic In the Park (F) – 11am – Roberts Park, Saltaire
Wednesday 28 | Family Drop In (F) – 11am-3pm – Bradford Industrial Museum, Bradford
Wednesday 28 | Wild Wednesday: Origami Boats – 11am-4pm – Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth
Wednesday 28 | Wild Wednesday – 2pm-4pm – Bracken Hall Countryside Centre, Baildon
Thursday 29 | Jasper Space Dog Storytime (F) – 11am-12pm – Bingley Library, Bingley
Thursday 29 | Creative Writing Workshop (F) – 1pm-2pm – City Library, Bradford
Friday 30 | Bookstart Teddy Bears Picnic (F) – 11am-1pm – Menston Library, Menston

Saturday 31st August

Saturday 31 | Bookstart Teddy Bears Picnic (F) – 11am – Ilkley Library, Ilkley
Saturday 31 | Moon Landing @ 50 Workshop: Moon Art – 12pm-3pm – Ilkley Manor House, Ilkley

Recurring Events

4 May – 29 September | Family Cycle Zone – 9am-5:30pm – Bolton Abbey, Skipton
25 May – 3 November | Welly Walk – 9am-5:30pm – Bolton Abbey, Skipton
13 July – 1 September | Pirate Ship & Pop-Up Beach – 9am-5:30pm – Bolton Abbey, Skipton
20 July – 4 August | Create: Sculpt: Play (F) – 10am-3pm – Victoria Gardens, Leeds
20 July – 1 September | The Very Hungry Caterpillar – 9:30am-6pm – Harlow Carr, Harrogate
20 July – 1 September | Hello Universe (F) – National Science & Media Museum, Bradford
22 July – 13 August | Schools Out for Summer – 10:30am-4:30pm – East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley
24 July – 31 August (Weds, Thurs & Fri) | Peace Out (F) – 10am-4pm – The Peace Museum, Bradford
25 July – 30 August (except Mondays) | Musical Museum (F) – 10am-3pm – Leeds City Museum Leeds
26 July – 1 September | Leeds Jurrasic Trail (F) – Leeds
27 July – 1 September | Keighley By the Sea (F) – 10am-4pm – Airedale Centre, Keighley
3 August – 31 August | Bradford Family Film Festival – Bradford
3 August – 1 September | A-maze-ing Armouries (F) – 10am-5pm – Royal Armouries, Leeds
17 August – 24 August | Burley Summer Festival – Burley-in-Wharfedale
24 August – 26 August | Monarchs: Charles II (F) – 10am-5pm – Royal Armouries, Leeds

Exhibitions

1 January – 10 November | Modelmania – Bradford Industrial Museum, Bradford
2 March – 31 March 2020 | Gallery 5 (F) -Cartwright Hall, Bradford
18 May – 8 September |Peter Rabbit: Mischief and Mayhem – Cartwright Hall, Bradford
22 June – 3 November | Paralympic Heritage (F) – Cliffe Castle, Keighley
28 June – 21 September | Our Plastic Ocean (F) – Impressions Gallery, Bradford
16 July – 1 September | Gaia (F) – National Science & Media Museum, Bradford
19 July – 22 January 2020 | Hello Universe (F) – National Science & Media Museum, Bradford
3 August – 1 September (weekends) | 50th Anniversary of Man’s First Landing on the Moon (F) – Ilkley Manor House, Ilkley

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