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One Day Events
The Vulture’s Song (schools pre-view performance)
Tue 20th 01:30 PM
Based on the Partition of India in 1947, The Vulture's Song is a compelling story of loss, survival and reconciliation, from award-winning children's playwright, Mike Kenny.

Square Chapel, 10 Square Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HG1 1QG
Phone: 01422 349422
Web: http://www.squarechapel.co.uk
Starts 20th Nov 2018, 01:30 PM
Harriet
Tue 20th 07:00 PM
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival Harriet is a new music-theatre piece depicting the life and impact of 18th century abolitionist Harriet Tubman, who escaped her life as a slave and devoted herself to saving others through the Underground Railroad – a system of safe routes used to break out slaves and help them reach the free states.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen St, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SP
Phone: 01484 430528
Web: http://www.thelbt.org
Starts 20th Nov 2018, 07:00 PM
Boy George and Culture Club - Life Tour 2018
Tue 20th 07:30 PM
With support from Belinda Carlisle and Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey

Myton Street, Hull HU1 2AG
Phone: 0844 844 0444
Web: http://www.hull-venue.co.uk/
Starts 20th Nov 2018, 07:30 PM
Glenn Tilbrook – The Voice & Face of Squeeze
Wed 21st 08:00 PM
In 1973 Glenn Tilbrook first formed the band Squeeze. Come along to hear the familiarity of those wonderful Squeeze songs – both new and old - in this wonderful solo tour.

Square Chapel, 10 Square Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HG1 1QG
Phone: 01422 349422
Web: http://www.squarechapel.co.uk
Starts 21st Nov 2018, 08:00 PM
Chocolate & Rum Tasting Evening
Thu 22nd 07:00 PM
Treat yourself to an evening of delicious chocolate and rum pairing in partnership with The Chocolate Box. Try six different types of chocolate and a variety of spiced rums to match. Goody bag included. Booking essential.

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Starts 22nd Nov 2018, 07:00 PM
Armistice 100: Christopher Maltman and Joseph Middleton
Thu 22nd 07:15 PM
Opera North in association with Leeds Lieder. 
Internationally acclaimed British baritone Christopher Maltman performs 19th and 20th Century work expressing the rawness, despair and tender poignancy of war. English songs by Butterworth, Gurney and Finzi, and works by composers from the other major nations involved including Mahler, Fauré, Mussorgsky, Schumann and Poulenc, chart the soldier’s journey from home into battle, and his death and epitaph.

The Howard Assembly Room, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU
Phone: 0844 848 2727
Web: http://howardassemblyroom.co.uk
Starts 22nd Nov 2018, 07:15 PM
Christopher Maltman and Joseph Middleton
Thu 22nd 07:15 PM
Marking the centenary of the end of the Great War, internationally acclaimed British baritone Christopher Maltman performs 19th and 20th Century work expressing the rawness, despair and tender poignancy of war. English songs by Butterworth, Gurney and Finzi, and works by composers from the other major nations involved including Mahler, Fauré, Mussorgsky, Schumann and Poulenc, chart the soldier’s journey from home into battle, and his death and epitaph.

The Howard Assembly Room, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU
Phone: 0844 848 2727
Web: http://howardassemblyroom.co.uk
Starts 22nd Nov 2018, 07:15 PM
2018 Mixed Programme
Thu 22nd 07:30 PM
Phoenix Dance Theatre The acclaimed Phoenix Dance Theatre present a major new dance production, Windrush: Movement of the People, as part of their 2018 Mixed Programme.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen St, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SP
Phone: 01484 430528
Web: http://www.thelbt.org
Starts 22nd Nov 2018, 07:30 PM
Shop 2 Drop Fashion Show
Thu 22nd 07:30 PM
A fabulous night of fun, fashion and joint fundraising for Victoria Hall and the Principle Trust Children’s Charity: a sale and fashion show, all in one. High-street ladies’ fashion in sizes 8-20 from Next, River Island, Wallis, Oasis, M&S, Debenhams, Miss Selfridge, TopShop, CC, Evans, and many more, with discounts of up to 75%. The Principle Trust is a Skipton-based charity, providing respite holidays for disadvantaged children and their families. Age 16+. Tickets in advance only, and

Settle Victoria Hall, 24 Kirkgate, Settle, BD24 9DZ
Phone: 01729 825718
Web: http://www.theprincipletrust.co.uk
Starts 22nd Nov 2018, 07:30 PM
Windrush: Movement of the People
Thu 22nd 07:30 PM
Phoenix Dance Theatre presents a major new dance production for 2018 Windrush: Movement of the People, as part of their 2018 Mixed Programme. A lively celebration of the rise of multicultural Britain, Windrush spans the spirit, history and heritage of British Caribbean culture, celebrating the 70th anniversary of the arrival of SS Empire Windrush that brought the first Caribbean migrants to the UK.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen St, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SP
Phone: 01484 430528
Web: http://www.thelbt.org
Starts 22nd Nov 2018, 07:30 PM
The Nutcracker
Thu 22nd 07:30 PM
Featuring an impressive cast, and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians Directed and choreographed by former Bolshoi Ballet Soloist, Konstantin Uralsky, The Russian State Ballet and Opera House is coming to the UK in Autumn 2018.

Victoria Theatre, 2 Fountain St, Halifax, HX1 1BP
Phone: 01422 351158
Web: http://www.calderdale.gov.uk/victoria/
Starts 22nd Nov 2018, 07:30 PM
Armistice 100: Orchestra of Opera North: The Songs of War: Will Todd and Górecki
Thu 22nd 07:30 PM
Former Music Director of Opera North Richard Farnes returns to conduct the company’s Orchestra, Youth Chorus, Young Voices and Children’s Chorus in the world premiere of Will Todd’s Songs of Love and Battle. Todd’s micro-opera, commissioned for Opera North’s youth ensembles, depicts the conflicting emotions of war through the words and poems of Maggie Gottlieb. Picking up the themes of loss and separation caused by conflict, soprano Fflur Wyn joins the Orchestra for Górecki’s breat

Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA
Phone: 01484 225755
Web: http://kirkleestownhalls.co.uk
Starts 22nd Nov 2018, 07:30 PM
Kirklees Concert Season: The Songs of War: Will Todd and Górecki - Opera North
Thu 22nd 07:30 PM
Former Music Director of Opera North Richard Farnes returns to conduct the company’s Orchestra, Youth Chorus, Young Voices and Children’s Chorus in the world premiere of Will Todd’s Songs of Love and Battle. Todd’s micro-opera, commissioned for Opera North’s youth ensembles, depicts the conflicting emotions of war through the words and poems of Maggie Gottlieb. Picking up the themes of loss and separation caused by conflict, soprano Fflur Wyn joins the Orchestra for Górecki’s breat

Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA
Phone: 01484 225755
Web: http://www.kirklees.gov.uk/beta/town-halls/concert-season.aspx
Starts 22nd Nov 2018, 07:30 PM
Windows of Displacement
Thu 22nd 08:00 PM
Toussaint To Move/Akeim Toussaint Buck in a new dance theatre solo show: Windows of Displacement. Prepare to be taken on a journey galvanising people power and reclaiming our collective responsibility

Square Chapel, 10 Square Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HG1 1QG
Phone: 01422 349422
Web: http://www.squarechapel.co.uk
Starts 22nd Nov 2018, 08:00 PM
Sixties Gold
Fri 23rd 02:30 PM
Following last years’ successful tour, Sixties Gold returns with an even stronger line-up of artists that, between them, scored over 50 UK Top 30 hits .Times 2.30 & 7.30

Doncaster Lakeside, Bawtry Road, Doncaster, DN4 7PD, GB
Phone: 01302 370777
Web: http://www.the-dome.co.uk/
Starts 23rd Nov 2018, 02:30 PM
Barb Jungr sings Bob Dylan
Fri 23rd 07:30 PM
Across her 40-year, award-winning career, Barb Jungr is internationally celebrated for combining immaculate vocal technique, impassioned performance, piercing insight and beautifully unexpected musical arrangements to reinterpret European and American popular songs for which The New York Times described as ”revelatory”. As a live performer, Barb is funny, and hilarious. Originally emerging from the alternative cabaret scene of the 1970s and ‘80s, and cutting her teeth alongside the likes o

Helmsley Arts Centre, The Old Meeting House, Helmsley, York YO62 5DW
Phone: 01439 771 700
Web: http://www.helmsleyarts.co.uk/whats-on/barb-jungr-sings-bob-dylan
Starts 23rd Nov 2018, 07:30 PM
A Life in Writing - Sally Wainwright
Fri 23rd 07:30 PM
The BAFTA winner will talk about a writing career spanning over 25 years at the town's first book festival which takes place 16-24 November this year.

Todmorden Hippodrome
Phone: 01706 818181
Web: http://www.visittodmorden.co.uk
Starts 23rd Nov 2018, 07:30 PM
Boy George and Culture Club - Life Tour 2018
Fri 23rd 07:30 PM
With support from Belinda Carlisle and Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey

First Direct Arena, Clay Pit Ln, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 8BY
Phone: 0844 248 1585
Web: http://www.firstdirectarena.com
Starts 23rd Nov 2018, 07:30 PM
65daysofstatic: Decomposition Theory + support Johanna Bramli
Fri 23rd 07:45 PM
After their expansive score for the video game No Man’s Sky and a command performance at Robert Smith’s Meltdown Festival this summer, the Sheffield-based post-rockers push the envelope further with Decomposition Theory, using algorithms and coding to build up – and break down – a unique audio-visual performance.

The Howard Assembly Room, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU
Phone: 0844 848 2727
Web: http://howardassemblyroom.co.uk
Starts 23rd Nov 2018, 07:45 PM
Changelings – Rehearsed Reading
Fri 23rd 08:00 PM
Taking inspiration from the myth of Narcissus and Echo, Wilde’s Dorian Gray and the folklore of changeling children, Proper Job Theatre Company explore the monsters we imagine we see.

Square Chapel, 10 Square Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HG1 1QG
Phone: 01422 349422
Web: http://www.squarechapel.co.uk
Starts 23rd Nov 2018, 08:00 PM
Halifax Light Switch On: Lantern Making
Sat 24th 11:00 AM
Drop into the Learning Studio to create a colourful lantern full of festive sparkle.

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Starts 24th Nov 2018, 11:00 AM
British CMA Awards Show
Sat 24th 07:00 PM
British country musics gala event comes to Harrogate Convention Centre on November 24th 2018, featuring many of THE FINEST country artists from the UK and the USA this event is not to be missed.

Kings Rd, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 5LA
Phone: 01423 500500
Web: http://hicyorkshire.co.uk/
Starts 24th Nov 2018, 07:00 PM
Reflections of War
Sat 24th 07:30 PM
Join Halifax Symphony Orchestra for a very special concert featuring Pomp and Circumstance, Spitfire Prelude and Fugue and more!

Square Chapel, 10 Square Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HG1 1QG
Phone: 01422 349422
Web: http://www.squarechapel.co.uk
Starts 24th Nov 2018, 07:30 PM
Richard Carpenter is Close to You
Sat 24th 07:30 PM
In the Syngenta Cellar. n a world where rainy days and Mondays collide, one man’s solitary journey to find himself has only just begun… The piano player from Frisky & Mannish plays the piano player from The Carpenters in a razor-sharp parody play about a life spent playing the piano. Richard used to be on top of the world, to the left of (and slightly behind) Karen. Now he’s back with a vengeance, only to find out it’s not exactly yesterday once more anymore.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen St, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SP
Phone: 01484 430528
Web: http://www.thelbt.org
Starts 24th Nov 2018, 07:30 PM
Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita
Sat 24th 07:45 PM
This sublime collaboration between two virtuoso musicians - Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita - is a thrilling adventure guided by unspoken understanding. Following the huge success of their debut release, their long-awaited second album Soar draws on the bardic traditions of their homelands. The album is inspired by the osprey, the magnificent bird of prey recently returned to Wales after centuries of absence, which makes its annual 3,000-mile migration from the

The Howard Assembly Room, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU
Phone: 0844 848 2727
Web: http://howardassemblyroom.co.uk
Starts 24th Nov 2018, 07:45 PM
Longer Events
Art Pods
Every Sat, Mon & Fri in the Wakefield school holidays, 11am - 4pm. Look out for our Art Pods in the galleries and work together as a family to make something inspired by your favourite pieces of art.

Gallery Walk, Wakefield WF1 5AW
Phone: 01924 247360
Web: http://www.hepworthwakefield.org/
Ends 31st Dec 2018 04:00 PM
Highlight Tours
oin one of our friendly and knowledgeable gallery team for an informal highlights tour. No need to book, simply register with the Welcome Desk on the day. Tours last approx. 30 minutes.

Gallery Walk, Wakefield WF1 5AW
Phone: 01924 247360
Web: http://www.hepworthwakefield.org/
Ends 31st Dec 2018 02:30 PM
Kunsthuis Gallery's 'Our eARTh'
Artists showcase affecting work responding to the Environment and Climate change. Kunsthuis Gallery presents 100+ selected artists from the UK, Poland, Czech Republic, Ireland, Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, USA, Greece, Brazil and Israel.

Kunsthuis Contemporary Art Gallery, Dutch house, Mill Green Farm, Crayke, York, North Yorkshire, YO6
Phone: 07495270007
Web: http://www.kunsthuisgallery.com
Ends 23rd Dec 2018 04:00 PM
Lucie Rie: Ceramics & Buttons
The major exhibition includes fantastic ceramic buttons used by leading fashion designer Issy Miyake and more than 30 works from a private collector which have never been on public display before

York Art Gallery, St Marys Lodge, Museum Gardens, York YO30 7DR
Phone: 01904 687673
Web: http://www.yorkmuseumstrust.org.uk
Ends 12th May 2019 05:00 PM
A Personal Collection of Vivienne Westwood Shoes
A Personal Collection of Vivienne Westwood Shoes is a touring exhibition from The Civic, Barnsley. It explores the passion that shoes can inspire through a private collection, built over a period of more than three decades.

York Castle Museum, Tower St, York YO1 9RY
Phone: 01904 687687
Web: http://www.yorkcastlemuseum.org.uk
Ends 28th Apr 2019 05:00 PM
Ancient Seas of the Yorkshire Coast
A story through time from Whitby to Flamborough Head runs from 21 July 2018 onwards. Family Fun Day Sat 21 July, 10-5am, free

Rotunda Museum, Vernon Road, Scarborough, YO11 2PS
Phone: 01723 353665
Web: http://www.scarboroughmuseumstrust.com
Ends 31st Dec 2018 05:00 PM
Plastic Waste inspires new exhibition
The devastating effects that plastic pollution is having on our coastlines is explored in Scarborough Art Gallery’s new art exhibition. For ScarboroART, four artists have been commissioned to create original artworks which are made from and inspired by plastic waste objects that have been found on Scarborough’s seafront.

Scarborough Art Gallery, The Crescent, Scarborough YO11 2PW
Phone: 01723 384509
Web: http://www.scarboroughmuseumstrust.com/scarborough-art-gallery/
Ends 6th Jan 2019 05:00 PM
Stardust
Stardust is an interactive environment which welcomes very young children and their grown-ups into a gentle, shapeshifting intergalactic landscape, full of intriguing music, sounds and smells.

The Hullabaloo, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG
Phone: 01325 405 405
Web: https://www.theatrehullabaloo.org.uk/shows/stardust/
Ends 12th Jan 2019 02:00 PM
When the Guns Fell Silent
As part of the town of Hedon’s programme of events to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice of the Great War, Hedon Museum is holding a special exhibition. Help us remember the brave locals who fell in the Great War. Wednesday & Saturday.

Hedon Museum, Town Hall Complex St. Augustine Gate Hedon Hull East Yorkshire HU12 8EX
Phone: 01482 890908
Web: https://hedonmuseumsite.wordpress.com/
Ends 28th Nov 2018 04:00 PM
Sea Creatures - European premiere tour
This is the only English stop outside of London with a free kids ticket with every adult entry. This spectacular event will not only give visitors a chance to see actual sea creatures up close, including sharks, whales and octopuses, but also to learn how to protect our seas for future generations. www.seacreaturestour.com

Kings Rd, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 5LA
Phone: 01423 500500
Web: http://hicyorkshire.co.uk/
Ends 25th Nov 2018 06:00 PM
Shades of Clay 2018
Work from fourteen UK and International Ceramicists.The residency of Shades of Clay 2018 will be a distinguished body of works exploring the challenges and versatility of clay as a sustainable, functional and universal medium. The ceramicists analyse the dialogues of form and surface, each through their own practical experimentation using a variety of techniques to create methods of manipulating materials and surfaces.Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11am-5pm

Kunsthuis Gallery, Mill Green Farm, Crayke, YO61 4TT
Phone:
Web: http://www.kunsthuis.com
Ends 23rd Dec 2018 05:00 PM
Oral History Exhibition: Stories from the wholesale market
The Piece Hall was home to a wholesale Market for 100 years. Hear stories from some of the traders of this fascinating period in The Piece Hall’s history in this dedicated oral history exhibition. This exhibition has been extended and will now be open daily until Wednesday 2 January 2019.

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Ends 2nd Jan 2019 06:00 PM
Oral History Exhibition: Stories from the wholesale market
The Piece Hall was home to a wholesale Market for 100 years. Hear stories from some of the traders of this fascinating period in The Piece Hall’s history in this dedicated oral history exhibition. This exhibition has been extended and will now be open daily until Wednesday 2 January 2019.

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Ends 2nd Jan 2019 04:00 PM
Little Lambs Toddler Session
Visit The Piece Hall for an early years session complete with songs, stories and a craft activity. Complimentary refreshments available for adults.

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Ends 9th Apr 2019 11:15 AM
Peterloo - film
Various times at Copper Auditorium. Peterloo, the new epic film from Mike Leigh, tells the story of the Peterloo massacre, on 16 August 1819, and stars Rory Kinnear and Maxine Peake.

Square Chapel, 10 Square Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HG1 1QG
Phone: 01422 349422
Web: http://www.squarechapel.co.uk
Ends 21st Nov 2018 10:00 PM
Christmas at The Piece Hall 2018
This winter, The Piece Hall will be transformed into a spectacular Christmas destination like no other. For seven weeks the courtyard will be home to a stunning Christmas tree and a sparkling Nordic Tipi where you can enjoy food and drinks in the Après-themed surroundings. A Christmas Fair showcasing some of the region’s favourite independent craft stalls, artisan makers and pop-up food and drink traders will feature for a festive shopping weekend 30 November - 2 December, while the surroun

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Ends 31st Dec 2018 04:00 PM
Coffee House Nights
In Queenie's Coffee House. Join us for an evening of spoken word, music and theatre in the cosy warmth of Queenie’s Coffee Shop, hosted by award-winning spoken word artist Rose Condo. Pay what you decide on the night. All monies go directly to the artists performing.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen St, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SP
Phone: 01484 430528
Web: http://www.thelbt.org
Ends 17th Dec 2018 10:00 PM
A Christmas Carol
It’s Christmas Eve in Victorian Leeds, but the cold-hearted Ebenezer Scrooge hasn’t an ounce of festive cheer. As the cold night draws in, four ghostly spirits take Ebenezer on a magical journey through his past, his present and his future, hoping to show him the error of his ways. With Christmas spirit, fun, music and magic at its heart, this timeless Charles Dickens tale is brought to vivid life in the Playhouse’s Pop Up Theatre. See website for times. Age 7+ Venue: Other Space

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Playhouse Square, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7UP
Phone: 0113 213 7700
Web: http://www.wyp.org.uk/
Ends 19th Jan 2019 10:00 PM
My Mother Said I Never Should
Set in Manchester, Oldham and London, My Mother Said I Never Should is a poignant, bittersweet story about love, jealousy and the price of freedom. See website for matinee times.

York Theatre Royal, St Leonards Pl, York YO1 7HD
Phone: 01904 623568
Web: http://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk/
Ends 24th Nov 2018 10:00 PM
They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!
They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay! tells the story of Anthea, who gets mixed up in a riot at her local supermarket and seizes the opportunity to stock her empty cupboards and those of her friend. But what will the two friends tell their law-abiding husbands?

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1JW
Phone: 01723 370541
Web: http://sjt.uk.com
Ends 24th Nov 2018 10:00 PM
Saturday Night Fever
Marking 40 years since its famous UK cinema release, Saturday Night Fever is reimagined in a big new music and dance spectacular.

Alhambra Theatre, Morley St, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1AJ
Phone: 01274 432000
Web: http://www.bradford-theatres.co.uk
Ends 24th Nov 2018 10:00 PM
Jersey Boys
Featuring hit after legendary hit, including 'Oh What a Night', 'Bye Bye Baby' and 'Big Girls Don't Cry', Jersey Boys is the smash-hit musical telling the true-life story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

Leeds Grand, 46 New Briggate, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 6NZ
Phone: 0844 848 2700
Web: http://www.leedsgrandtheatre.com/
Ends 1st Dec 2018 10:00 PM