What’s On

We’ve lots going on in the Ingleton area with something to interest you throughout the year. If you are interested in an event on our calendar, please use the contact details to find out full details before making a specific journey.

From family friendly to more specialised, you’re bound to find something to take part in and enjoy. Browse through the calendar for regular events, weekly, monthly and annual, activities for  locals and visitors. Please see the details for advance booking requirements and accessibility.

We look forward to welcoming you to Ingleton events including:-

The Great Ingleton Easter Egg Hunt, 9th to 24th April 2022

HM Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations – 2nd – 5th June 2022.

1940s Homeguard Weekend – 1st to 3rd July 2022  (2023 – save the date – Friday 30th June – Sunday 2nd July)

Ingleton Gala – 16th July 2022

Please check back often as the calendar is updated regularly with things to see and do here in the Ingleton area, including regular village events.




Events by Date Order

Ingleton Operation Homeguard (1940s)
Jul 1 – Jul 3 all-day

1940s flyer copyThe event takes place on the first full weekend of July each year. Starting on the Friday afternoon the weekend is full of 1940s music and entertainment.

Our outline plan is currently as follows.Friday 1st July:

19:30 The weekend starts with a bang in a marquee (with dance floor) sited in the Wheatsheaf Beer Garden. 1940s themed performances from Hep to The Jive and surprise vocalist all supported by DJ Major Swing. pubs and cafes will be open so you can enjoy food drink and entertainment. Get here early and start as you mean to go on!

Saturday 2nd July:

10:00 Enjoy music and dance in the Village Square of our German occupied French Market Village.

11:00 Kitty Lamare sings for you in the Village Square (wet weather plan is the Wheatsheaf marquee).

TBC Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flypast.

15:00 Jump Jive and Wail entertain in the Wheatsheaf marque

18:30 Vickee Lester will be performing in the Top Club

19:00 The Craven Heifer will have an evening performance from Kitty Lamare.

19:30 Saturday Night Dance with The Mike Brown Swing Band in the Ingleton Community Centre. This year there will be a lot of effort put in to decoration of the venue and supper will be available from doors opening until it has gone.

19:30 Live Band in the Wheatsheaf marquee. Please note that this is not a 40s themed event. (It’s for the muggles).

Sunday 3rd July:

11:00 Parade from the Three Horse Shoes to the Cenotaph with the City of Bradford Pipe Band for a short act of Remembrance in a show of respect for those who who sacrificed their lives so that we could have ours.

12:00 Colin Bourdiec will be entertaining the crowds in the Village Square.

12:30 Street parade from the Community Centre around the village. The City of Bradford Pipe Band will lead a parade of a marching contingent, vintage military and civilian vehicles. Riding at the front will be Churchill.

13:00 The parade will be at the Market Square where Churchill will inspect the troops and make his speech followed by performances by the City of Bradford Pipe Band.

13:30 Colin Bourdiec (as Gerge Formby) will deliver his final set of the weekend in the Village Square.

13:30 The Helen Howard School of Dance will perform for you’re entertainment.

14:00 is P hour for the Silver Stars Parachute Display Team who will be landing on the playing field behind the Community Centre.

14:00 to 16:00 Tea Dance with entertainment in the Community Centre. Admission only £1.00. Enjoy tea coffee cakes etc.

19:30 Performance by (TBC) in the Craven Heifer for those stay in Ingleton for an extra night.

Throughout the weekend there will be the opportunity to enjoy street games, bouncy castle etc.

At various times re-enactors will be performing a series of military scenarios from the era.

The Methodist Chapel will have an attraction which is TBC at this stage.