Visit Penistone - the natural centre o the East Peak
Montage of events in the penistone area
Penistone Show 2016
Penistone Literary Festival 2016

New headingSeptember 2016 - click the event names to reveal the details

  • Penistone Showground (behind Tesco)
  • Time: 8am - 6pm
  • Website:
  • Tickets: £12 Adults; £3 Children; £25 Families

The show celebrates its 144th year this year. It’s going to be another great show for you with many NEW attractions for 2016 including the Sheep Show, Live agricultural machinery display, live farming past & present display, Horse of the Year Show Shires Classes with even better ring side viewing and much more! Plus we have everyone’s favourites … livestock, trade stands, children’s crafts, vintage vehicles, homecrafts & handicrafts, cookery displays, live music, rural activities, real ale bar, food & drink, show jumping, horticulture, dog shows, young farmers area and the grand parade.

See the website for more information.

  • Penistone Grammar School and Springvale Primary School
  • Website:
  • Tickets: prices vary, please see the website.

PenLit is bigger than ever and back for its third year with a great selection of speakers including Milly Johnson, Gervaise Finn, Gyles Brandreth, Mike hHarding and more.

There's too much to cover here(!) so please visit their website for more information.

Penistone Viaduct in the summer and winter
Penistone viaduct in winter - nighttime
Penistone viaduct during the autumn

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Many thanks to Jack Briggs at Penistone Pictorial,, for allowing us to use information published on his site. Many other smaller more "local" events are included in his listings which also may be of interest, particularly to visitors spending a longer time here.