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    Holmfirth is the backdrop for the longest running British comedy program "Last of the Summer Wine" featuring Sids Cafe, Nora Batty's Cottage and Compo's under-dwelling.

     
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    The Picturedrome hosts a range of live music which has in the past seen the likes of Bad Manners, Buzzcocks and Red Hot Chilli Pipers perform in Holmfirth.

     
  • Holmfirth is a market-town. Saturday brings the craft and food market, on Thursday there is a general Market. The first and third Sunday of each month brings a larger Farmers market, one of the oldest in the country and runner-up for the Farmers Market of the year in 2010.

     

     

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    As well as markets, the village celebrates a range of festivals throughout the year including

    • Food & Drink festival
    • Folk Festival
    • Arts Festival

    and a range of others throughout the year.

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    Holmfirth based Balmforths were producers of saucy postcards and pioneers of early filmmaking. By 1960 Bamforth Postcards had become the world’s largest publisher of comic postcards.