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.
Thursday 1 & Friday 2 September
5pm and 7.3opm Circus Zyair is back in the park with a colourful and action packed 90 minute show in a heated big top on the event field. Tickets must be booked in advance – all seats £12.99 plus booking fee (unders 2s free).
Saturday 3 September
8.15am & 9.45am Free 30 minute yoga sessions at the bandstand brought to you by Peaceful Remedies and Connect Yoga & Wellness. Bring a mat if you have one and wear loose clothing and layers. The sessions are suitable for beginners and there’s no need to book. For more details call Laura on 07715 107502 or email laura.peacefulremedies@
11am, 3pm & 6pm More performances from Circus Zyair – see above.
11.15am – 12.15pm Pyjama Drama‘s monthly theatre club for 3-7 year olds in the Greenhead Park community room (in the cafe building opposite the tennis courts). Single tickets £6, or six for £30. Booking essential – contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 07933 009330 or message the Pyjama Drama Mirfield and Huddersfield Facebook page.
Sunday 4 September
11am & 3pm Final performances from Circus Zyair – see above.
Friday 9 September
2 pm – 5pm Explore the history of Greenhead Park through a display of old maps, photographs, postcards and other memorabilia in the Greenhead Park community room (in the cafe building opposite the tennis courts). Everyone is welcome to drop in and we’ll do our best to answer any questions about the history of the park.
6pm Take a walk in the park with David Griffiths, author of Secured for the Town: The Story of Huddersfield’s Greenhead Park. Starting at the Trinity Street gates near the Park Lodge, the walk (60 to 90 mins) will visit the park’s main features and reveal more about its fascinating history. Both this and the afternoon event (above) are organised by the Friends of Greenhead Park as part of Heritage Open Days, a national festival celebrating our heritage.
Saturday 10 September
11am Launch of Pyjama Drama weekly Raindrops and Rainbows sessions of drama and imaginative play for 2-4 year olds in the Greenhead Park community room. Term time only. Cost – £5 a session (or three week trial £10). Booking essential – contact email@example.com or 07933 009330, or message the Pyjama Drama Mirfield and Huddersfield Facebook page.
Sunday 11 September
11am – 4pm Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club Classic Car show on the main drive and lower event field. Don’t miss this free chance to admire a great selection of classic cars!
Friday 23, Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 September
8pm Adventure Cinema are back this year with open air screenings on the park’s event field. Films on offer are Dirty Dancing (Friday), Mamma Mia (Saturday) and Pretty Woman (Sunday). Tickets must be booked in advance – standard tickets are £14.50 plus booking fee.