What’s on in (and around) Huddersfield

Written by Jigyasa

Don’t know much about Huddersfield? Well it’s one of the largest towns in the UK and that means there’s always plenty going on, all year round, as you can see from our round up of regular events.

Student Calendar

Fire Juggler - Credit to Huddersfield Examiner

September

Freshers’ Festival

Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival

Alternative music night at Byram Arcade

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October

Shuddersfield Ghost Tour

Holmfirth Music Festival

Marsden Jazz Festival

Huddersfield Town Firework Spectacular

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November

Bonfire at Greenhead Park

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Annual Christmas Lights switch-on

don't forget sparklers

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December

Christmas Concert Huddersfield Town Hall

Huddersfield Christmas Market

Christmas Holidays

wrap up warm

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January

New Year

Sunday open market

Grab a bargain

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February

Valentine’s Day

Annual Imbolc Celtic Fire Festival, Marsden

Market Avenue Student Lock-in

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March

St Patrick’s Day Parade in the town centre

Huddersfield Literature Festival

Kingsgate Student Lock-in

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April

Easter Fun at Packhorse Shopping Centre

Holmfirth Farmers Market

Tour De Yorkshire

Overindulge in chocolate

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May

Exams

Holmfirth Film Festival

Holmfirth Festival of Folk

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June

Honley Show

Holmfirth Arts Festival

Lindley Carnival

Get creative

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July

Annual open-air concert on the hill

Big Screen Weekends – open-air cinema

Huddersfield Carnival

Let your hair down

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August

Piazza Centre Summer Fashion Show

Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival

try real ale

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And if your calendar’s still not full, why not book your train ticket and explore some of the best of the rest that Yorkshire has to offer?

Plus if you don’t know Huddersfield and are thinking of studying here then check out what our students think and create your very own perfect day in Huddersfield before you even get here. Find out more small white arrow