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The Proclaimers
Sun 18th 07:30 PM
It has been 32 years since Scottish twins Craig & Charlie Reid aka The Proclaimers emerged. Since then, their enduring appeal across generations has carved a niche for themselves where pop, folk, new wave and punk collide as the emotional honesty, political fire, wit and sing-along raucousness of their songs and their extensive touring has enlightened and entertained fans throughout the world

Leeds Grand, 46 New Briggate, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 6NZ
Phone: 0844 848 2700
Web: http://www.leedsgrandtheatre.com/
Starts 18th Aug 2019, 07:30 PM
Summer Workshops
Mon 19th 10:00 AM
Join Performing Arts etc Ltd and Hull New Theatre for a fast paced, action packed week full of dancing, singing and acting as we prepare for a performance of Seussical Jr.

Hull New Theatre, Kingston Square, Hull HU1 3HF
Phone: 01482 300300
Web: http://www.hullcc.gov.uk/hullnewtheatre
Starts 19th Aug 2019, 10:00 AM
Workshop Wednesday:Hoops and Loops
Wed 21st 10:00 AM
Work with artist Natalie Bellingham to create a beautiful woven hoop. Use all sorts of fabrics and materials to make a hanging hoop, inspired by acrobatics that have taken place in The Piece Hall over the years!

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Starts 21st Aug 2019, 10:00 AM
Longer Events
Studio to Selfie exhibitiion
The exhibition looks at the relationship between the photographer, the viewer and the subject and how now, in the era of the mobile phone camera and the selfie, the photographer is often all three.

235 Moorside Rd, Bradford BD2 3HP
Phone:
Web: https://www.bradfordmuseums.org/venues/bradford-industrial-museum
Ends 10th Nov 2019 04:00 PM
Dreamland
Dreamland is a new creative play installation designed for children from 0 – 4 years and their grown-ups, part of the free programme of specially commissioned play spaces at The Hullabaloo.

The Hullabaloo, Borough Road, Darlington, DL1 1SG
Phone: 01325 405680
Web: https://www.theatrehullabaloo.org.uk/free-shows/enchanted-forest/
Ends 23rd Nov 2019 04:00 PM
Enchanted Forest
Inspired by the ideas of local children, the forest is a magical interactive space with storytelling trees, luminous fairy ponds and musical lily pads. It is designed for a child to play in with their grown-ups and there are elements for crawlers and toddlers right up to children around 10 years

The Hullabaloo, Borough Road, Darlington, DL1 1SG
Phone: 01325 405680
Web: https://www.theatrehullabaloo.org.uk/free-shows/enchanted-forest/
Ends 2nd Nov 2019 02:00 PM
Positive Emotions
In its latest exhibition, Kunsthuis Gallery will exhibit work from fifty National and International artists responding to the theme “Positive Emotions”. Reflecting on emotions such as Joy, Serenity, Interest, Amusement, Enthusiasm, Optimism, Inspiration and Awe.

Kunsthuis Gallery, Mill Green Farm, Crayke, North Yorkshire YO61 4TT
Phone:
Web: http://www.kunsthuisgallery.com
Ends 27th Oct 2019 04:00 PM
Barbara Hepworth - on permanent display
This exhibition provides a survey of Hepworth’s extraordinary career, from early wood carvings to iconic stringed sculptures and polished bronzes from the 1970s.

Gallery Walk, Wakefield WF1 5AW
Phone: 01924 247360
Web: http://www.hepworthwakefield.org/
Ends 31st Dec 2019 04:00 PM
Wedding Dresses at the Royal Pump Room
Over 30 antique and vintage wedding dresses have been selected from the archives for this stunning costume exhibition which also lays bare some of the real life stories behind the dresses. Were these gorgeous dresses the foundation of a wonderful wedding and marriage? Accompanied by two dresses created by contemporary textile artist Julia Triston, this exhibition aims to not only showcase some exquisite historical costumes, but also to add to the discourse around “til death do us part”.

The Royal Pump Room Museum, Crown Place, Harrogate, HG1 2RY
Phone: 01423 556188
Web: www.harrogate.gov.uk/museums
Ends 15th Sep 2019 05:00 PM
A Hullabaloo in Wonderland
Come and join us down the rabbit hole for A Hullabaloo in Wonderland. We’ll be creating our very own version of Wonderland with a vert special tea party, mad hat making, games within the woods and a trail of things to discover. Prepare to meet unexpected characters around our building and within our creative play installation, Enchanted Forest! Be careful though… or it’ll be ‘Off with your head!” What curiosities will you find on this weird and wonderful adventure? Suitable for ages 1-

The Hullabaloo, Borough Road, Darlington, DL1 1SG
Phone: 01325 405680
Web: https://www.theatrehullabaloo.org.uk/free-shows/enchanted-forest/
Ends 2nd Nov 2019 03:00 PM
Printmakers Council
A nationally important collection of over 100 vibrant new prints will go on show - will feature work by leading printmakers including prize-winners from the PmC’s biannual competition. The gallery is open Tuesdays to Sundays (plus Bank Holiday Mondays)

Scarborough Art Gallery, The Crescent, Scarborough YO11 2PW
Phone:
Web:
Ends 8th Sep 2019 05:00 PM
William Powell Frith - The People's Painter - Bicentenary Exhibition
Click onto Richard's preview to find out more about this blockbuster exhibition which will bring together almost all Frith's entire canon of work, including his best known paintings from the Tate, V&A, Royal Academy and HM The Queen. https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/William-Powell-Frith-The-Peoples-Painter-A-Bicentenary-Exhibition

Mercer Art Gallery
Phone: 01423500600
Web: www.harrogate.gov.uk/info/20152/mercer_art_gallery
Ends 29th Sep 2019 04:00 PM
William Powell Frith – The People’s Painter – Bicentenary Exhibition
Marking the bicentenary of his birth at Aldfield near Harrogate, this major exhibition of the work of William Powell Frith – whose great panoramas of Victorian life made him the most popular painter of his time – draws together over 70 paintings and prints from major national collections, including HM The Queen, Tate Britain, the Royal Academy and the V&A. There will also be previously unseen works of art loaned from private collections and descendants of the artist.

The Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road, Harrogate, HG1 2SA
Phone: 01423 500600
Web: www.harrogate.gov.uk/museums
Ends 28th Sep 2019 05:00 PM
Summer exhibition
To mark the 50th anniversary of the first humans setting foot on the moon, the National Science and Media Museum’s summer exhibition takes a giant leap into space to explore how science has enabled people on earth to see and hear what happens in the depths of the galaxy. This free family showcase takes a look at some of the amazing space-age technology that has revealed the secrets of the universe, from the live TV broadcasts of the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969, to the equipment that beamed

Little Horton Lane, Bradford BD1 1NQ
Phone: 0844 856 3797
Web: http://www.scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk
Ends 31st Oct 2019 04:00 PM
AI: More than Human
AI: More than Human invites you to explore our relationship with artificial intelligence. This major centre-wide ‘festival-style’ exhibition explores creative and scientific developments in AI, demonstrating its potential to revolutionise our lives.

York Barbican, Paragon St, York, North Yorkshire YO10 4AH
Phone: 0844 854 2757
Web: http://www.yorkbarbican.co.uk/
Ends 26th Aug 2019 04:00 PM
Living Colour - Lee Krasner Exhibition
Lee Krasner is a key figure in American art, whose energetic work reflects the spirit of possibility in post-war New York.

York Barbican, Paragon St, York, North Yorkshire YO10 4AH
Phone: 0844 854 2757
Web: http://www.yorkbarbican.co.uk/
Ends 1st Sep 2019 04:00 PM
Jesus Christ Superstar
Winner of the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, this ‘adrenaline-pumping’ (New York Times) production is back

York Barbican, Paragon St, York, North Yorkshire YO10 4AH
Phone: 0844 854 2757
Web: http://www.yorkbarbican.co.uk/
Ends 24th Aug 2019 10:00 PM
Stan Bulmer: Whispers - Exhibition
Stan Bulmer has had a successful career as a photographer in Barnsley for over 40 years. His father, the late Stan Bulmer Snr, was a well-known photographer for the Barnsley chronicle. In 1978 Stan Jnr and Stan Snr established their business Stan Plus Stan Two, photographing weddings and portraits before becoming the official photographers for Barnsley Football Club.

Barnsley Civic Theatre, Hanson St, Barnsley S70 2HZ
Phone: 01226 327000
Web: http://www.barnsleycivic.co.uk
Ends 31st Aug 2019 06:00 PM
Visible Girls: Revisited
A photographic exhibition by Anita Corbin, reuniting women with their adolescent selves; images revealing how we feel about, and reflect upon, our identity and society at the various stages in our lives.

Barnsley Civic Theatre, Hanson St, Barnsley S70 2HZ
Phone: 01226 327000
Web: http://www.barnsleycivic.co.uk
Ends 31st Aug 2019 06:00 PM
David Worsley: Turn of the Wheel
This exhibition is by the Head Verger here at Bradford Cathedral. For seven years before joining the cathedral, David was a potter making handmade ceramic tableware. His pots are characterised by their clean lines and simple shapes, with the surface decoration created out of the process of the pot’s making. Meet the artist on Friday 19 July at 7pm. Free event. Refreshments available from 6:30pm.

Bradford Cathedral, 1 Stott Hill, Bradford BD1 4EH
Phone: 01274 777720
Web: https://www.bradfordcathedral.org/whats-on/artspace/turn-of-the-wheel/
Ends 1st Sep 2019 06:00 PM
A Walk up the Aisle
Prepare to be enchanted! For the next month Hedon Museum will be holding an exhibition of wedding dresses, dating from the 1890s to the 1990s. Lace, silks and satins will certainly put you in a fairy tale mood. Open Wednesdays and Saturdays

Hedon Museum, Town Hall Complex, St Augustines Gate, Hedon HU12 8EX
Phone: 01482 890 908
Web: http://hedonmuseumsite.wordpress.com
Ends 7th Sep 2019 04:00 PM
Season's Greetings
When families get together to celebrate a special occasion, there’s a danger that all hell will break loose. Particularly if you happen to be trapped for several days with all your relatives and copious amounts of alcohol...

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1JW
Phone: 01723 370541
Web: http://sjt.uk.com
Ends 28th Sep 2019 10:00 PM
Carvings in Vision - Jim MacMorran
‘Carvings in Vision’ features unique abstract carvings in wood mounted in open frames, allowing an appreciation of the tactile nature of the carving and the beauty of the wood. The sculptural forms are displayed against a backdrop of a variety of interior decor panels, allowing visitors to envisage the many ways the carvings can be displayed. See website for days and times of opening. Preview 6pm on 26 July.

Mill Bridge Gallery, Mill Bridge, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 1NJ
Phone: 01756 799915
Web: http://www.millbridgegallery.co.uk/
Ends 17th Aug 2019 04:00 PM
Swallows & Amazons
Come aboard the Swallow and join John, Susan, Titty and Roger as they sail to Wildcat Island and meet Nancy and Peggy, the self-proclaimed Amazon Pirates, and the dastardly Captain Flint, in this action-packed adventure.

York Theatre Royal, St Leonards Pl, York YO1 7HD
Phone: 01904 623568
Web: http://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk/
Ends 24th Aug 2019 10:00 PM
Lottie Gets Lost in Bookland
Lottie is a little girl who loves books. Lottie adores stories. Lottie often gets lost in the adventures of the characters in her books. So…imagine her surprise when one morning she wakes up to find herself lost in Bookland. Books everywhere. Every person she meets wants to share a new story with her. Amazing! But Lottie needs to get back in time for school.

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1JW
Phone: 01723 370541
Web: http://sjt.uk.com
Ends 24th Aug 2019 01:00 PM
Dirty Dancing - The classic story on stage
Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage is back, exploding with heart-pounding music, breathtaking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring the hit songs, including Hungry Eyes, Hey! Baby, Do You Love Me? and the heart-stoppin

Leeds Grand, 46 New Briggate, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 6NZ
Phone: 0844 848 2700
Web: http://www.leedsgrandtheatre.com/
Ends 17th Aug 2019 10:00 PM
Events and Spectacles at The Piece Hall - Exhibition
Exhibition showcasing images that relate to events and spectacles at The Piece Hall from Victorian times right through to the current day.

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Ends 13th Oct 2019 04:00 PM
Educating Rita
When married hairdresser Rita enrols on a university course to expand her horizons, little does she realise where the journey will take her. Her tutor Frank is a frustrated poet, brilliant academic and dedicated drinker, who's less than enthusiastic about taking Rita on, but the two soon realise how much they have to teach each other.

Darlington Civic Theatre, Parkgate, Darlington, DL1 1RR
Phone: 01325 486555
Web: http://www.darlingtonhippodrome.co.uk/
Ends 17th Aug 2019 10:00 PM
The Three Kingdoms
Let us enter The Three Kingdoms, Where anything is possible; what you want you’ll always get. But just be warned to think it through; a wish forever stays with you. See website for days and times.

East Riding Theatre, 10 Lord Roberts Rd, Beverley HU17 9BE
Phone: 01482 874050
Web: http://www.eastridingtheatre.co.uk/
Ends 24th Aug 2019 04:00 PM
Countryfile Live at Castle Howard
Four days of live arena shows, hands-on activities, farm-animal demonstrations, debates, food, drink and shopping from independent retailers and lifestyle brands, the show brings together everything there is to cherish about the British countryside, in the grounds of this magnificent stately home.

Castle Howard Estate, YO60 7DA Malton, York
Phone:
Web: http://www.countryfilelive.com.
Ends 18th Aug 2019 06:00 PM
Reflection: British Art in an Age of Change
Reflection presents a dynamic and diverse vision of Britain and British art, which asks questions about identity and belonging. What does it mean to be British? How do we define British art? How do we present ourselves to the world? Free exhibition in Galleries 7 and 8

Queen Victoria Square, Carr Ln, Hull HU1 3RA
Phone: 01482 613902
Web: http://www.hcandl.co.uk/ferens
Ends 5th Jan 2020 04:30 PM
The Rocky Horror Show
Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical returns to Leeds as part of a sell-out worldwide tour, starring Blue singer and Hollyoaks actor Duncan James as Dr Frank-N-Furter. Directed by Christopher Luscombe and featuring timeless classics, including Sweet Transvestite, Dammit Janet and, of course, the pelvis-thrusting Time Warp, The Rocky Horror Show is the story of two squeaky clean college kids – Brad and his fiancée Janet.Age Guidance: 12 + Be warned, this show has rude par

Leeds Grand, 46 New Briggate, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 6NZ
Phone: 0844 848 2700
Web: http://www.leedsgrandtheatre.com/
Ends 24th Aug 2019 10:00 PM
Nigel Slater's Toast
A play about growing up with food. From making the perfect sherry trifle, waging war over cakes through to the playground politics of sweets and the rigid rules of restaurant dining, this is a moving and evocative tale of love, loss and...toast.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen St, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SP
Phone: 01484 430528
Web: http://www.thelbt.org
Ends 24th Aug 2019 10:00 PM