Skelmanthorpe

Skelmanthorpe has a population of 4,198 according to the 2001 census and is part of the Denby Dale parish.

Locals refer to Skelmanthorpe as “Shat”.  Wikipedia says that it is an abbreviation of “Shatterers” as local labour was taken on during construction of the railway to break or ‘shatter’ rocks as well as work on the excavations. These unskilled labourers were referred to as Shatterers.

Upcoming Events in Skelmanthorpe

  • 23rd Apr

    Shat Shakespeare Show - Skelmanthorpe

    Welcome to the Shat Shakespeare Show, a lively and entertaining...

  • 24th Apr

    Powerhoop with Amanda - Skelmanthorpe

    Powerhoop Exercise class with a weighted hula hoop. 45 minutes long....

  • 1st May

    Powerhoop with Amanda - Skelmanthorpe

    Powerhoop Exercise class with a weighted hula hoop. 45 minutes long....

  • 8th May

    Powerhoop with Amanda - Skelmanthorpe

    Powerhoop Exercise class with a weighted hula hoop. 45 minutes long....

  • 15th May

    Powerhoop with Amanda - Skelmanthorpe

    Powerhoop Exercise class with a weighted hula hoop. 45 minutes long....

  • 22nd May

    Powerhoop with Amanda - Skelmanthorpe

    Powerhoop Exercise class with a weighted hula hoop. 45 minutes long....

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