Please note that events are subject to Covid-19 regulations and may require pre-booking. All event organisers must follow up to date guidelines and safety regulations, so activities may be subject to change. Please do not attend any event if you have any Covid symptoms, or have been in close proximity with someone who has Covid.
Friday 3 & Saturday 4 September
11am & 2pm The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris is the inspiration for four free Story Trails, two for children and two for adults, presented by Kirklees Libraries as part of the Huddersfield Literature Festival. Come along to the bandstand between 11am and 12pm (for children and families), or 2pm and 3pm (for adults) to pick up a story trail sheet and get searching for the beautiful illustrations hidden around the park.
Sunday 12 September
11am Sign up for the Huddersfield Race for Life and help raise vital funds for Cancer Research UK. You can walk, jog or run the 5k course round the park which is suitable for all abilities. The start line will be in the main grassed area in the centre of the park, next to the miniature railway and cafe. Registration is £14.99 (£10 for children aged 6 to 15). Under 6s can join in free with no need to register and there are discounts for families.
Sunday 19 September
10.30am – 1pm Charity walk for peace organised by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association starting from the Greenhead Park bandstand. The walk will raise money for various causes including Kirkwood Hospice, Forget me not Children’s Hospice and Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
Wednesday 22 September
7.30pm Circus Zyair presents a colourful and action packed hour and a half show in a heated big top on the event field. With acts from all over the world combining circus, music and laughter, Circus Zyair promises a truly magical experience for the whole family. All seats £7 each if booked before 25 August, standard price £9.99.
Thursday 23 & Friday 24 September
5pm & 7.30pm More performances from Circus Zyair – see above.
Saturday 25 September
11am, 3pm & 6pm More performances from Circus Zyair – see above.
Sunday 26 September
11am and 3pm Final performances from Circus Zyair – see above.