VE Day Celebrations in Bingley – 75th Anniversary

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The Bingley Chamber of Trade will be holding a huge community event to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day. The event will run across the Bank Holiday weekend in May, on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th May 2020. Bingley will come alive with stalls, fair, markets, entertainment, food and much more!

Bingley Canal Festival 2020

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Thanks to everyone who came to our beautiful town to enjoy the fantastic Bingley Canal Festival in 2018. We are now pleased to announce that the 3rd edition will be on Saturday 13th June. More details to come in the coming weeks. Hope to see you again on our stall by the canal towpath!

AGM Meeting – Bingley Walkers are Welcome

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Bingley Walkers are Welcome is now five years old and we will be holding our fourth Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 28th April at Cardigan House, Ferncliffe Road, Bingley. BD16 2TA. The meeting will start at 7.30 prompt and we will provide tea and coffee on arrival. There are several nearby car parks in Bingley. The meeting will be a formal and agenda led, and we will also be able to outline our plans for the forthcoming months.

Christmas Themed Walk – A Jingle Bell Stroll

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.

Bingley Christmas Fayre

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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.

Winter Events at Prince of Wales Park

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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!

Bingley Christmas Tree Festival 2019

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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.

Yorkshire Day Sponsored Walk – Step Out with Cancer Support Yorkshire

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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.”

Teddymania at Prince of Wales Park

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On 14th July 2019, Bingley Walkers are Welcome are participating in the Teddymania event organised by Friends of Prince of Wales Park. For the occasion our usual monthly Sunday walk will be a special family walk. We will take adults and children up to the Park via a pram friendly route.