What Was on in Our Area - 2009

Special Events in 2009

2009: Back Intro Page

Yorkshire Day

Market Street before the parade

Red Arrows

Market Day

PCFC 2006

Cubley Hall Jubilee

remembrance parade

Tuby's Funfair

Paramount display board


Steam train

Show Crowd 2007

RBL Day Trip

Thurlstone Brass Band


2007 Bonfire

RBL Standard

Fairy Lights in Shelley Close

Jan Sun 18th - Fortnightly Sunday Quiz Nights at the British Legion until May.
  Thurs 29th Jan to Sat 7th Feb - Sinbad the Sailor - A pantomine presented by Penistone Theatre Group.
Feb Mon 23rd Feb to Sun 8th March - Fairtrade Fortnight. (website)
Mar Sat 7th - Fairtrade Family Fun Day - St. Andrews Church. All day - 'Traidcraft' stall and lots of activities. (website)
  Fri 13th - Red Nose Day - National event with some possibilities for Penistone.
  Sat 21st - Penistone & Stocksbridge Barn Dance - Grenoside Community Centre. (website)
  Sat 21st - Annual Celebrity Concert, Paramount. Millhouse Green MVC with guests Sellers International Youth Band.
  Sat 21st - Bed-in Kick-off - Schiedam, NL. Regular Penpictorial visitor Marcel Gootjes did a John Lennon anniversary lie-in. (website)
  Weds 25th to Sat 29th - Oklahoma - Presented by Penistone Centre Stage Musicals. (Paramount website)
April Sat 11th Green Express Trip - Stratford-on-Avon and Oxford. (see website for details).
  Thurs 16th to Mon 20th Tuby's funfair - Showground. (Website)
  Thurs 23rd - St. George's Day - . England’s equivalent to St Patrick's Day but without Guinness to promote it.
May Sun 3rd - Spa Sunday - Annual pilgrimage of local people for the medicinal waters of Gunthwaite Spa. Always the first Sunday of May. (pron. "Spaw Sunday")
  Fri 8th - 100th Anniversary of Spring Vale School. (website)
  Sat 9th - Penistone FM on 95.7 MHz starts test transmissions. (website)
  Sat 15th - Thurlstone Brass Band - Paramount
June Sat 6th - Penistone FM Official Launch, with Darren Holmes at the helm.
  Sat 6th - Millhouse Green MVC - Paramount
  Sat 13th - Proms in the Park. Showground. A daytime concert of music and song.
  Sat 13th - Blackjak, Showground Over 18s only. Rock night - sold out! (Band website)
  Sat 13th - Honley Show Farnley Moor, Thurstonland Road, Farnley Tyas. (website)
  Sun 14th - Penistone Mayor's Parade - 1940s theme. (Whalemeat again?)
  Sun 14th - Penistone Gala, Showground.
July Weds 1st - Sat 4th Bugsy Malone - Paramount by Razzmatazz - the theatre group with the buzzz.
  Sun 5th - Billy the Kid Dash - Bridge Inn, Thurgoland. Charity event in memory of David Marsh (Just Giving website)
  Fri 10th - Live Music from Local Bands - Community Centre. From 'Love Music Hate Racism'. Tickets £2, PGS reception 762114
  Fri 10th to Sat 11th - Birdsedge Festival, village hall.Oompah band and 12 real Yorkshire ales. (Website).
  Sat 25th - Dunford 2009 Parish Gala - Dunford Parish Community Centre, Victoria. (website)
  Weds 29th - The British Legion Club Trip - to Costa del Bridlington.
Aug Sat 1st - Yorkshire Day at the British Legion. A crooner serenades the evening away.
  Sat 1st - Yorkshire Day, in Ryedale in North Yorks. Dr Sentamu, was at the service. (Ryedale council website)
  Sat 1st - The 91st Emley Show - Near Emley Moor mast. Note the new location (website)
  Thurs 13th to Sun 16th - Huddersfield Food & Drink Festival - St. George's Square. (website)
  Fri 28th - Mexican Band, Live music at the White Heart. Meals (Jumping beans?).
  Sat 29th to Mon 31st - Yorkshire Beer and Music Festival, Locke Park, Barnsley. '(Barnsley Camra website)
Sept Sat 5th, Sun 6th - Wedding Fair & Jazz Band - White Heart. Brides for sale? No, but everything else you need for the big day.
  Sat 5th, Sun 6th - 1940s Weekend - Elescar Heritage Railway. Battle re-enactment, tanks, military vehicles, 1940s singers (getting on a bit now), trade stands, trains. (website)
  Sun 6th - Vintage & Classic Bike Show (British & Foreign), Cawthorne Club, Tivydale, Cawthorne.
  Mon 7th to Fri 11th - Charity Week at the Royal British Legion. (RBL page)
  Thu 10th to Sun 13th - Autumn Beer, Cider & Perry Festival, Rat & Ratchet, Chapel Hill, Huddersfield.
  Sat 12th - The 137th Penistone Show. Penistone's biggie since 1853. A record crowd of between 10,000 and 20,000. (Website)
  Sun 13th - Harvest Festival, Royal British Legion. Charity auction, with Penistone Show produce sold off. (British Legion page)
  Thurs 17th to Mon 21st - Tuby's funfair, Showground. (Website)
  Sat 19th - Vintage Vehicle Rally, Denroyd Farm, Upper Denby. 'Great Family Day Out'. (website)
  Sat 19th - After-Harvest Barn Dance with Gyrating Jenny and Mark Gaye, Denroyd Farm, Upper Denby. (website)
  Sat 19th - Glitz and Glamour Charity Ball - White Heart. One for the Toffs with Black Tie & evening wear. (website)
  Sun 20th - Dedication of the New RBL Standard - Penistone Church. Special church service. (RBL page)
  Sat 26th - Charity Autumn Fayre, Green Moor Methodist Church. Pen & District Committee. For Yorkshire Cancer.
  Sat 26th - Penistone Competitive Music Festival - All-day PGS event in their Main Hall.
  Sat 26th to Sun 27th - Holmfirth Food & Drink Festival. European and international food stalls around the town centre. (website)
  Sun 27th - The Penistone Story, St. Aiden's, Oxspring. DVD presented by Dick Brownhill.
  Tues 29th - Spiritualist Medium - Rafters Bar, Waggon and Horses, Oxspring. With supper. Don't overdo the spirits. (website)
Oct Thurs 1st to Sat 3rd - Huddersfield Oktoberfest, Sikh Leisure Centre, Prospect St., Springwood, Hudds. (Camra website)
  Fri 2nd to Fri 30th - Autumn Art Exhibition - The Venue (Victory Club), Stocksbridge. By Penistone Arts Group.
  Sat 3rd - The Muldoons, Denroyd Farm, Upper Denby. Barbeque. Popular local band. (website)
  Sun 4th - Car Boot Sale, Rose & Crown Penistone centre, afternoon.
  Sun 4th - Millhouse Gn MVC & East Fife MVC, Penny Church. Refreshments. Charity concert for MacMillan Cancer.
  Fri 9th - Ladies' Clothes Swapping Party, Community Centre.
  Sat 10th - New Mill MVC & Morriston Orpheus Choir, Huddersfield Town Hall. (website)
  Sat 10th - Silkstone Old Band in Concert, Paramount
  Sat 10th - Harvest-tide Hoedown, St. Aiden's Church, Oxspring. Inc. hot supper. DJ: David Green. Bring your own drinks.
  Fri 16th & Sat 17th - 'Hello, Is There Anybody There?' (Ian Hornby farce) by Penistone Theatre Group. Paramount.
  Sat 17th - Harvest festival - 8.30pm, Blacksmith's Arms
  Sat 17th - Poppy Dance, The Venue, Stocksbridge, Music by Trevor Pym. In aid of Poppy Appeal.
  Sun 18th - Take 2 Big Band, 8pm Silstone Lodge. The big band sound. Free entry.
  Sun 18th - Car Boot & Tabletop Sale, noon to 4pm, Cawthorne Village Hall. Sellers book early on 791999.
  Sat 24th - Open Day at Barnsley Youth Magistrates' Court. noon to 4pm. Displays, mock trial, etc.
  Sat 24th - Embroiders' Guild Exhibition, 10am to 3pm, Penistone Community Centre. £1 entry includes tea/coffe and cake.
  Fri 30th - 1920s Murder Mystery Night, Talbot Suite, White Heart, Bridge End. (Tel 762843)
  Sat 31st - Antique and Collector's Fair, Community Centre. Proceeds for Green Moor Sports Club.
  Sat 31st - Hallowe'en Disco/Karaoke, 8.30pm, Blacksmith's Arms, Millhouse Green. Prize for best Fancy dress.
Nov Fri 6th - Harry Rowland & Sam Dyson (acoustic guitar duo), 9pm. George Inn, Upper Denby. (01484 861347)
  Sat 7th - Autumn Charity Fayre, 10.30am to 1pm. Thurgoland Village Hall. For Yorkshire Cancer. Pen & Dist Comm.
  Sat 7th - The Big Bonfire Night. 6.45pm, Showground. A very fine fireworks display and well attended. (Bonfire Night page)
  Sat 7th and Sun 8th - Model Railway Exhibition, (Barnsley Model Railway Club website)
  Sun 8th - Remembrance Parade and Ceremony, outside Penistone Church.
  Fri 13th - A Timeless Collection,Paramount. Timeless Theatre Productions presented a musical journey through the decades from music hall to the 1970s. Good ole nostalgia.
  Weds 18th - Christmas Evening. Rafters Bar, Wagon & Horses, Oxspring. Flower demo, jewellery, hand-made chocolate, paintings.
  Thurs 19th - 'Experience Barnsley'. Penistone Library. Barnsley 'People's Museum' opens 2012 for Barnsley and surrounding towns. ** I suggest that any archive materials are kept in the Penistone archive (Thurs am, Town Hall). (see History section)
  Thurs 19th - Craft Fair & Flower Demo by Hacketts. Hoylandswaine School. 'A Christmas shopping evening with quality craft stalls'.
  Sat 21st - Penistone Church Fayre. Penistone Church. Christmas gifts, produce, cakes, raffles, other stuff. Tea/coffee, light lunches.
  Tues 24th - Spiritualist Medium. Doors open 7pm, Rafters Bar, Wagon & Horses, Oxspring. Entry £8, includes supper.
  Thurs 26th to Sun 29th - Art at the Altar, times vary. Penistone Church. Exhibition and charity sale of local arts and crafts. (website)
  Fri 27th - Colleen's Fancy (Irish Folk, Country and singalong), 9pm. George Inn, Upper Denby. (01484 861347)
  Sat 28th to Sun 29th - Christmas Craft Market, Holmfirth. (website)
  Sat 28th - Christmas Fayre. Silkstone Lodge. Cakes, Santa, tombola, face painting, stalls, raffle, books. In aid of Barnsley RSPCA.
  Sat 28th - Race Night. Penistone Church Football Club. Pie & Peas. For Pen Pre-School and Playgroup (Reg. Charity No. 1001657).
  Sat 28th - The Deltics. About 8pm, Wagon & Horses, Oxspring. Rock, pop and ballads from the 1960s. In aid of Kidney Cancer Research.
Dec See below for Christmas events in Penistone Church, the Round Table's sleigh and classic films at the pictures.
  Sat 5th - Christmas Fairy Lights Ceremony. Penistone church. With Santa, Penistone's Mayor Cllr Roger Hinchliff, Thurlstone Brass Band, Penistone FM, Mini-pantomine and Razzmatazz. (see my new Christmas Lights page)
  Sat 5th - Santa's Grotto. Hackett's Florists.
  Sat 5th - Blackpool Trip by Penistone Reds (Barnsley Football Club) Supporters' Club (PRSC).
  Sat 5th - Voodoo van Boogie (power rock and blues trio). George Inn, Upper Denby. (01484 861347)
  Sat 5th - Charity Christmas Fayre. Carols from Penistone Juniors (PJs), stalls, Tea, coffee, mince pies. By Penistone Centre Stage.
  Mon 7th - Homecoming Freedom Parade, Barnsley. Honouring 200 soldiers of the Light Dragoons, who have served in Afghanistan and lost comrades there, and to grant them Freedom of the Borough. Led by the Band of the Light Cavalry. (Light Dragoons' website)
  Tues 8th - Brian Houston (acoustic guitarist). 7pm St. Andrew's Church. Entry £8, £5 conc.
  Fri 11th - Race Night, 7pm, Crystal Palace, Thurlstone. Free admission. Fund raising for Penistone Reds Supporters Club (PRSC)
  Sat 12th - Christmas Organ Concert. 2.30pm, Penistone Paramount. £6. Kevin Grunhill and guest organist.
  Sat 12th - Grand Christmas Concert, with Shat Band and Bolsterstone MVC, Paramount. Organised by Denby Dale & District Rotary Club.
  Sat 12th - Santa's Grotto. Noon to 6pm. Hackett's Florists. (Advance bookings 762241).
  Fri 18th - Dominic & Kieron (acoustic guitar duo). 9pm at the George Inn, Upper Denby. (01484 861347)
  PFM Mini-logoSat 19th - Christmas Countdown Show on Penistone FM. Colin Geldard presented a countdown of PFM listeners' top 50 singles for a Christmas special. Favourite was Kings of Leon - 'Sex on Fire'. (PFM website)
  Sun 20th - 'Take 2 Big Band Christmas Bash', 7.30pm, Silkstone Lodge. £6.50 Adults, £3.50 Children under 10, £50 for a table of 10 people. Ticket price includes live music, a hot meat (or vegetarian) sandwich, raffle tickets, quiz entry. Call Maggie 07702 456239 or John 07980 200365 for tickets and enquiries.
  Mon 21st - Handel's Messiah. 7.30pm, All Saints Church, Cawthorne. £8 includes seasonal refreshments. Audience are invited to join in. Conductor Simon Lindley, Organist Alan Brown. (website)
  Weds 23rd - George Juniors' Party, 2pm - 4pm. Children's Christmas party with Bumblezz at the George Inn, Upper Denby. Disco, magic show, face painting and balloon modelling. (Children must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible adult) (01484 861347)
  Boxing Day Meet of Rockwood Harriers (fox hunt gathering), 11am, George Inn, Upper Denby. BBQ and hot mulled wine.
  New Year's Eve - Gyrating Jenny and Mark Gaye, from 8.30pm, George Inn, Upper Denby. Buffet, Fancy dress optional

Christmas 2009 in Penistone
Santa's Sleigh Run - Penistone Round Table brought out their mighty chariot so that Santa and Rudolph can visit a street near you.
Penistone Church - Christmas Itinerary
Paramount Classics - The Paramount (website) showed film classics the week before Christmas:

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