August 2018

As well as the regular weekly activities, there’s a variety of other events and attractions which vary from month to month. Events are free (unless otherwise specified) and all are welcome to join in. Outdoor events are weather permitting.

Tuesday 7 August

7pm Friends of Greenhead Park committee meeting in the Greenhead Park pavilion.

Thursday 9 August

10.30am Are you a menace like Dennis? A peril like Beryl? Or a superhero like Spiderman? Then a cartoon character themed storywalk could be just the thing for you. Kirklees Libraries Cartoon Capers Family Storywalks are aimed at families with under 8s and are a great way to get outdoors, stay healthy and enjoy books and reading at the same time. Fancy dress encouraged! It’s free but booking is essential as numbers are limited.

7pm – 8.30pm Discover Huddersfield walk exploring the history of Greenhead Park. Join David Griffiths for an evening stroll around the Park looking at its obvious and some hidden features and hearing how the Park came to be established and how it has evolved. Cost £3 per person payable on the night – no need to book in advance.

Saturday 11 August

12.30pm – 5pm Kirklees Summer Flower, Vegetable & Handicraft Show in the marquee on the main field. This free annual event is brought to you by Huddersfield Allotments & Gardens Federation and Kirklees Council. The show is open for everyone to participate, so if you are a veg or flower grower, cake baker, chutney maker, handicrafter, or brewer of fine wines then this is the place to show off your talents. The show schedule has all the information you need about the show, including details of the open classes in flower, vegetables & handicrafts.  For more information contact the show secretary Brian Grainger on 01484 423987.

Sunday 12 August

2pm Slaithwaite Band bring the summer season of free concerts on the bandstand to a grand finale. As usual limited seating will be available and you are also welcome to bring fold-up chairs or rugs. There will be a collection in aid of the Friends of Greenhead Park.

Monday 27 August

12noon Huddersfield Petanque Club invite you to a Try it Out session on the petanque terrain by the Marsh gates.