Todmorden Folk Festival (1st May-3rd May 2020)
Todmorden Folk Festival is an annual festival of music, singing, dancing and folky family fun in the heart of the Calder Valley. Now in our 6th year, we're looking forward to welcoming performers from all over the world to our lovely town, plus we're excited to showcase the very best local folk music in venues across Tod.
There will be lots of free events, concerts and activities happening over the weekend plus an exciting ticketed programme.
Check the Todmorden Folk Festival website for more details.
Todmorden Carnival (23rd May 2020)
The Todmorden Carnival restarted in 1953. It has steadily progressed over the years and has attracted a good following locally and in the neighbouring areas. It is a day out for the family providing fun and entertainment and an opportunity for local groups to raise funds for their own particular charity.
This year Todmorden Carnival is on Saturday 23rd May 2020. The parade will start from Sanworth Street, Haliax Road, Todmorden and proceed to Centre Vale Park.
For more information, please visit the Todmorden Carnival website.
Todmorden Game and Country Fair (27th June 2020)
Todmorden Game and Country Fair is sure to entertain the whole family with a wide selection of Trade Stalls, Food and Drink Stands, Entertainment Shows, Animal Events and Children Attractions. It is held annually in Centre Vale Park, Todmorden.
For more information on this year's event, please visit the Todmorden Game and Country Fair website.
Todmorden Book Festival (6th-14th November 2020)
Todmorden Book Festival celebrates the written word, with book-related events that stimulate, inspire and challenge audiences. The programme focuses on the work of new and established writers from across the region and the UK, as well as the work of international authors, with fiction, non-fiction and poetry events for adults and children, reflecting the rich industrial and cultural heritage of the region and exploring individual and collective stories. We are proud to have Andrew McMillan as our patron.
For more information about this year's programme, please visit the Todmorden Book Festival website.