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2018 EVENT LISTINGFiltered by: Kirklees MBC (20 Events) [clear]

Welcome to the event listings for the 2018 South Pennine Walk and Ride Festival. As we have so many events in 2018 we've introduced a new feature - you can now search the listings by activity, or by Local Authority area, using the filters on the right of the page. Then click on the event of your choice to get full details about start times and locations.

Updates


Due to the pocket guide going to print in July sometimes events have to change for the actual festival due to circumstances beyond our control. Please check the Walk and Ride Festival website for up to date advice.


- Event 69 Walking the West Pennine Way walk 4 of 6 in the pocket guide is to be held on Monday 17th September NOT on the Sunday.


- Extra events: August 23rd, 27th and 30th Walk and Ride Boost-boost your confidence in getting out into the South Pennines. Staups Lea Farm, Staups Lane, Blackshaw Head, Ol14 8RR. Contact amy@splattraining.co.uk



For self guided routes throughout the year visit www.walkridesouthpennines.co.uk.

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Spectator Event

08th September - Through the Lens Photographic Exhibition

Start Time: 10:00
A beautiful collection of photographs taken from this years Through the Lens competition entries. The exhibition aims to show visitors the magic of the South Pennines, captured on camera. Photographs to include our iconic landscape, its wildlife, its people and the events that take place here in the South Pennines.
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Walk

09th September - Long way around Bobus

Start Time: 09:30
This challenging walk will take us on steep paths and rough terrain over the southern part of the National Trust estate.
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Walk

10th September - Meltham Health Walk

Start Time: 10:00
Health walk lasting up to an hour and a half exploring the local area followed by a cuppa in a local cafe. Also on 17th.
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10th September - Marsden Nordic Walk

Start Time: 10:30
Try walking the Nordic way. We will lend you ploes and you too can feel the benefits of using your upper body to make walking a breeze, even up the hills. For more information and to book a pair of poles contact the office on 01484 847016
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Walk

11th September - Holmfirth Nordic Walk

Start Time: 10:00
Try walking the Nordic way. We will lend you some poles and if you arrive at 09:30 there is a half hour practice session before the main walk. Walk followed by a cuppa in the local cafe.Also on 18th September.
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11th September - Slaithwaite Health walk

Start Time: 10:30
An hour long health walk exploring the local area followed by a cuppa in a local cafe. Also on 18th September.
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11th September - Honley Health Walk

Start Time: 11:30
An hour long health walk exploring the local area. For more details contact Peter on 01484 321506. Also on 18th September.
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11th September - Meltham Health Walk

Start Time: 13:30
A health walk exploring the local area followed by a cuppa in a local café. For more information contact Ann on 07779936026. www.kirklees.gov.uk/walking
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Walk

12th September - Marsden National Trust Health Walk

Start Time: 10:45
A health walk exploring the local area.
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14th September - Holmfirth Health Walk (Upperthong circular)

Start Time: 10:45
Upperthong circular. A steady climb on a track up to the ancient village of Upperthong returning to Holmfirth via a wooded clough. Rewarding views of the countryside around Holmfirthand of Holme Moss. No stiles.
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15th September - Marsden Walking Weekend

Start Time: 10:00
A weekend of walks, talks, outdoorsy stalls, film and food. Organised by Marsden Walkers are Welcome. A mix of walk terrains and lengths. A great choice of guided walks from woodland to moorland, both shorter and more challenging. Family-friendly walks included. Stalls from a host of community and outdoorsy organisations and vendors. A short mountain trike ramble with Experience Community. Evening food, music and film in The Mechanics. Note: there will be a mix of ticketed (paid) and free activities.
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15th September - Marsden Poetry Trail Moorland Hike

Start Time: 10:00
A poetry-themed hike taking in towpaths, hills and open moorland. Walk leader and local artist and poet, David Coldwell, will introduce you to a range of poets and poems at specific points on the trail. Search online: Halfwayhike Marsden Poetry Trail for more information.
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15th September - Words and Walking for the Mind - Poetry in Motion

Start Time: 14:00
Poetry in motion. Immerse yourself in nature - appreciate the local area physically, mentally and emotionally including a nature reserve in Marsden, appreciate the physical environment, listen to some local poetry to lift your spirits, then over a cuppa, spend some time listening, sharing and discussing poems about the local landscape.
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15th September - Deerhill Guided Walk

Start Time: 14:00
Some steep ascents and descents. Explore the north-facing high ground east of Marsden. Great views over Halifax, Huddersfield and Emley Moor.
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16th September - Marsden Walking Weekend

Start Time: 10:00
A weekend of walks, talks, outdoorsy stalls, film and food. Organised by Marsden Walkers are Welcome. A mix of walk terrains and lengths. A great choice of guided walks: from woodland to moorland, both shorter and more challenging, Family friendly walks included, stalls from a host of community and outdoorsy organisations and vendors, a short mountain trike ramble with Experience Community, Evening food, music and film in the Mechanics. Note: there will be a mix of ticketed (paid) and free activities.
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16th September - Marsden Heritage Walk

Start Time: 13:30
Join us for a family friendly walk to hear stories of C15th farming, C18th weavers, textile magnates and Luddites. Dogs on leads welcome.
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19th September - Marsden Health Walk

Start Time: 11:00
An hour long health walk exploring the local area.
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19th September - Words and Walking for the mind - Trails and Tales of a Tiger

Start Time: 12:30
Trails and tales of a tiger. Find out about Fenella, the Holmfirth Tiger - walk the streets where Fenella walked, then come together to find out local stories of the tiger who adopted Holmfirth as her home town from 1939 - 1950. A stroll around Holmfirth then back to the library for a cup of tea and listen to legendary tales about a tiger who travelled from Africa to become a pet loved by locals, or share your own memories and tales of this time.
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21st September - Holmfirth Health Walk (Cartworth Moor and Washpit circular)

Start Time: 10:45
Cartworth Moor and Washpit circular Follow an old track up to Cartworth Moor then lanes back to Holmfirth via Washpit. Views of Holme Moss and the textile industry past and present. No stiles. John: 07956 505808 Carol: 01484 661866
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23rd September - Cider-ling around Honley

Start Time: 11:00
A walk in the Holme Valley south of Huddersfield, hilly in parts, and with light refreshments towards the end at the Cider Press, Deanhouse. Bring a packed lunch. Single people especially welcome.
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