Bingley Walkers are Welcome are very pleased to announce their second one day Walking Festival to be held on Bank Holiday Monday May 7th. There will be five walks on offer all starting from Market Square but at different times.
Join us on Sunday 8th December for a Christmas Themed Walk. We will be singing carols! Our “Jingle Bell Stroll” will take you around Bingley and we will have 4 stops along the way.
What: Christmas Themed Walk – A Jingle Bell Stroll
When: Sunday 8th December 2019 – 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Walk will start outside of Bingley Arts Centre, near the Buttercross
Address: Bingley Arts Centre, Main Street, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16 2LZ
Price: £ 0.00 – Guided walk is free! If you want to stay with us after the walk and enjoy a mince pie and mulled wine, a contribution of £2.00 will be asked.
The Bingley Christmas Fayre is an annual event organised by the Bingley Chamber of Trade & Commerce. It’s a great day out packed with entertainments for all the family and we absolutely recommend it! Come and enjoy the fun on Saturday 30th November 2019.
What: Bingley Christmas Fayre
When: Saturday 30th November 2019 from 10:00am to 16:30pm with lights switch on at 16:30pm!
Location: Market square and Bingley Arts Centre
Address: Town Square, Main Street, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16 2LZ
Price: Most of the children’s entertainment are FREE! Otherwise prices will vary at various Christmas craft and food stalls.
Some great family winter events will be organised in Bingley Prince of Wales Park during the festive period! Come and visit to enjoy a great day out!
What: Snowman Trail
When: From Saturday 21st December 2019 to Sunday 5th January 2020
Location: Trail starts at the drinking fountain
Address: Prince of Wales Park, Parkside, Bingley, West-Yorkshire, BD16 3DG
Price: £ 0.00 – It’s free!
Last year, trees were decorated to represent historical events or present day life in the town e.g. the opening of the Leeds/Liverpool canal, the development of the railways, the Suffragette Movement, the Industrial Revolution, textiles, Bingley Music Live, Bingley Show, and the Arts in Bingley.
What: Bingley Christmas Tree Festival
When: Friday 13th December to Sunday 15th December 2019
Where: All Saints C of E Church, 52 Old Main Street, Bingley, BD16 2RH
Price: Free entry. Refreshments available. Charge will be asked for Friday “Wine & Cheese” 7-9pm.
On 1st August 2019 (Yorkshire Day), Bingley Walkers are Welcome are participating in the ‘Step Out’ sponsored walk organised by Cancer Support Yorkshire. This evening walk starting from Cottingley Community Centre is an occasion to raise money for this great charity which helps “local people with the emotional and physical effects of cancer, through counselling, complementary therapies and group work.”
We don’t usually share events which are not walk related but on this occasion we believe there is enough ground for us to make an exception:
it’s a community event involving three local organisations
it’s a family fun day
it’s happening locally using local facilities (Bingley Pool and Myrtle Park)
So let’s make this a success and hopefully it will be a recurring annual event for many years to come!
Here are some exciting guided walks organised in Bingley Prince of Wales Park this year by the Friends of Prince of Wales Park, one of the local organisations linked to us.
This Grade II Historic England listed woodland park has some good formal paths and drives but it is still recommended to wear good footwear as you may walk on tracks through woodland or across the open heath at the top of the park.
Planned to introduce non-birders to birds in St.Ives Estate, the walks can take up to 3 hours depending upon weather and the birds. They take place in all weathers so please come ready for the conditions with suitable footwear. Children are welcome but dogs will hinder our chances of getting close to the birds. Open to all and free of charge.