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One Day Events
True North: The State of the Arts in the North of England
Wed 18th 01:00 PM
Helen Pheby (Head of Curatorial Programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park) and Dr Vanessa Corby FHEA (Associate Professor of Theory, History and Practice of Fine Art at York St John University) lead a public discussion about the pivotal role that artists play in the Yorkshire cultural economy, the infrastructure that is in place to support artists in the North of England and the future of creative/arts based opportunities in the North.

Barnsley Civic Theatre, Hanson St, Barnsley S70 2HZ
Phone: 01226 327000
Web: http://www.barnsleycivic.co.uk
Starts 18th Sep 2019, 01:00 PM
David Glover: Sir Henry Edwards of Pye Nest
Wed 18th 02:00 PM
The Man Who Feuded with Wainhouse. Join historian David Glover as he talks about this controversial character.

Square Chapel, 10 Square Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HG1 1QG
Phone: 01422 349422
Web: http://www.squarechapel.co.uk
Starts 18th Sep 2019, 02:00 PM
Stirling Stories North
Wed 18th 06:00 PM
A fantastic opportunity to review the best in architecture from across the country, presented by the Architects themselves. The event will bring together the architects behind the prestigious 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlisted buildings and give the public a unique opportunity to hear their stories before the winner is announced on the 8 October in London.

Head Post Office, Sheffield Hallam University, Fitzalan Square, Sheffield
Phone: 0114 225 5555
Web: https://www4.shu.ac.uk/sia/institute/head-post-office.html
Starts 18th Sep 2019, 06:00 PM
Frank Skinner
Wed 18th 07:30 PM
Frank Skinner: Showbiz An unmissable opportunity to see comic legend Frank Skinner perform brand new stand-up in an intimate space.

Hull City Hall, Queen Victoria Square, Carr Ln, Hull HU1 3RQ
Phone: 01482 300300
Web: http://www.hcandl.co.uk/hullcityhall
Starts 18th Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young
Wed 18th 07:30 PM
Los Pacaminos features Paul Young, Drew Barfield, Mark Pinder, Steve Greetham, Jamie Moses and Melvin Duffy (UK's premier pedal steel player). One of the UK’s most popular Live touring bands, Los Pacaminos play the very best in Tex Mex Border music from The Texas Tornadoes and Ry Cooder to Los Lobos and even Roy Orbsion.

Leeds City Varieties, Swan Street, Leeds, LS1 6LW
Phone: 0113 243 0808
Web: http://www.cityvarieties.co.uk
Starts 18th Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Build a Rocket
Wed 18th 07:30 PM
An award-winning powerful and uplifting one-woman show about triumph over adversity. Age 12+, contains strong language

Square Chapel, 10 Square Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HG1 1QG
Phone: 01422 349422
Web: http://www.squarechapel.co.uk
Starts 18th Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
B.A.R.E
Wed 18th 07:45 PM
A mobile phone and himself…discovering the gay world… Based on personal experience, ‘B.A.R.E’ is a naked truth about attempting to navigate through the technicalities of finding love, told by Duong who is vulnerable and with a big heart. It is honest and funny story of a foreigner, a queer with full of hopes before he arrived the country. Age 16+

Theatre Deli, 202 Eyre St, Sheffield S1 4QZ
Phone: 0114 278 6500
Web: https://www.theatredeli.co.uk
Starts 18th Sep 2019, 07:45 PM
Thursday Late – Alternative Life Drawing
Thu 19th 06:00 PM
An alternative life-drawing class, with no nudity and a focus on different body-types, genders, clothes, props and make-up. Ticket price includes art materials and a complimentary drink and snacks. In the Gallery

Barnsley Civic Theatre, Hanson St, Barnsley S70 2HZ
Phone: 01226 327000
Web: http://www.barnsleycivic.co.uk
Starts 19th Sep 2019, 06:00 PM
Civic Scratch
Thu 19th 07:30 PM
An informal chance for regional artists and companies to showcase new work and try it out in front of a live audience. 'Pay What You Decide' at the end of the night and all donation will be distributed equally between the artists and The Civic to support the development of their work. Tickets: Pay What You Decide

Barnsley Civic Theatre, Hanson St, Barnsley S70 2HZ
Phone: 01226 327000
Web: http://www.barnsleycivic.co.uk
Starts 19th Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Build a Rocket
Thu 19th 07:30 PM
An award-winning powerful and uplifting one-woman show about triumph over adversity. Age 12+, contains strong language

Interplay Theatre Armley Ridge Rd, Leeds, LS12 3LE
Phone:
Web: http://www.interplaytheatre.co.uk
Starts 19th Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Mikron Theatre Company – All Hands on Deck
Thu 19th 07:30 PM
This show pays tribute to all those wartime women who pushed the door to opportunity, firmly open.

Square Chapel, 10 Square Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HG1 1QG
Phone: 01422 349422
Web: http://www.squarechapel.co.uk
Starts 19th Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Ariana Grande - The Sweetener World Tour
Thu 19th 07:30 PM
2018 marks yet another historic year for GRANDE. She concluded a banner twelve months with the distinction of being named Billboard’s “Woman of the Year” and receiving a pair of GRAMMY® Award nominations in the categories of “Best Pop Vocal Album” for her latest album Sweetener and “Best Pop Solo Performance” for “God Is A Woman.” Simultaneously, her recent single “thank u, next” bowed at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and smashed the record for “Most Spotify Streams for a

FlyDSA Arena, Broughton Lane Sheffield, Yorkshire S9 2DF
Phone: 0114 256 56 56
Web: http://www.flydsaarena.co.uk
Starts 19th Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Orchestra of Opera North: The Emperor
Thu 19th 07:30 PM
A masterclass in striking orchestral scores. Commanding orchestral showstoppers coupled with a phenomenal piano solo: you’ve got the perfect recipe for an impressive start to the Concert Season.

Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA
Phone: 01484 225755
Web: http://kirkleestownhalls.co.uk
Starts 19th Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Jive Talkin' Perform the Bee Gees
Thu 19th 07:30 PM
The timeless repertoire of the Bee Gees is brought to life in this stunning stage production that is taking the country by storm!

York Barbican, Paragon St, York, North Yorkshire YO10 4AH
Phone: 0844 854 2757
Web: http://www.yorkbarbican.co.uk/
Starts 19th Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Composed
Thu 19th 07:45 PM
Drawing on her experience as an Arts organisation employee, Rosa examines the relationship between a spokesperson and their institution. Taking on familiar roles, she performs an in-house announcement, a thank-you to the sponsors, a warm-up act…

Theatre Deli, 202 Eyre St, Sheffield S1 4QZ
Phone: 0114 278 6500
Web: https://www.theatredeli.co.uk
Starts 19th Sep 2019, 07:45 PM
Is There Anybody Out There?: Count Arthur Strong
Thu 19th 08:00 PM
As well as being the all round entertainer we all know and love from the telly, Count Arthur Strong is also a lifelong fan of astronomy, since having been given a microscope, or whatever it is they use, for Christmas when he was a small precocious baby. In fact it’s said the first word he spoke was ‘Uranus’. In this, his brand new show, he seamlessly combines the very best showbiz entertainment you’ll currently find, in the world, possibly? as he wrestles with some of the big questions t

Leeds City Varieties, Swan Street, Leeds, LS1 6LW
Phone: 0113 243 0808
Web: http://www.cityvarieties.co.uk
Starts 19th Sep 2019, 08:00 PM
Smoking - part of Ayckbourn film festival
Fri 20th 02:45 PM
based on Ayckbourn’s epic play Intimate Exchanges, which deals with the consequences of choice and how lives can take very different paths from the smallest to the biggest decision.

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1JW
Phone: 01723 370541
Web: http://sjt.uk.com
Starts 20th Sep 2019, 02:45 PM
A Country Night in Nashville
Fri 20th 07:30 PM
Prepare to be transported on a musical journey through the history of Country, featuring songs from its biggest stars both past and present. Hits from Johnny Cash to Alan Jackson, Dolly to the Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson to Little Big Town, are showcased by the amazing Dominic Halpin and the Hurricanes. With songs including Ring Of Fire, Crazy, Follow Your Arrow, It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere, Need You Now, 9-5, and The Gambler to name just a few, this incredible celebration of country music

Hull City Hall, Queen Victoria Square, Carr Ln, Hull HU1 3RQ
Phone: 01482 300300
Web: http://www.hcandl.co.uk/hullcityhall
Starts 20th Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Orlando
Fri 20th 07:30 PM
From the award-winning creators of Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Dalloway, The Time Machine, and Austen’s Women. From the court of Elizabeth I to the Frost Fairs of London; from the mountains of Turkey to Regency society; from the reign of Victoria to the present day! Experience immortal Orlando’s cheeky, romantic, heart-warming adventures across several lifetimes and discover what it means to find a place in the world whilst remaining true to yourself. Based on the novel by Virginia Woolf

Barnsley Civic Theatre, Hanson St, Barnsley S70 2HZ
Phone: 01226 327000
Web: http://www.barnsleycivic.co.uk
Starts 20th Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
The Incident Pit
Fri 20th 07:30 PM
The deepest part of the flooded old quarry has never been reached, and so the obsession to conquer it is fathomless. But with so many lives expended trying, is it bravery or sheer madness to try?

Square Chapel, 10 Square Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HG1 1QG
Phone: 01422 349422
Web: http://www.squarechapel.co.uk
Starts 20th Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Steve Harley Trio
Fri 20th 07:30 PM
Steve Harley Acoustic Band performs an unmissable set built around tracks from all Steve’s original albums in this intimate, unique and atmospheric show.

Kings Hall, 4 Station Rd, Ilkley, LS29 8HB
Phone: 01943 436224
Web: http://www.bradford-theatres.co.uk/venues/kings-hall-ilkley
Starts 20th Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Joygernaut
Fri 20th 07:30 PM
Joygernaut is a one-person spoken word show exploring how acts of kindness and cruelty can echo over time and through multiple lives.

York Theatre Royal, St Leonards Pl, York YO1 7HD
Phone: 01904 623568
Web: http://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk/
Starts 20th Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Inversions
Fri 20th 07:30 PM
A special evening of piano compositions from Belinda O’Hooley, one of the UK’s foremost folk musicians and half of award-winning duo O’Hooley and Tidow.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen St, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SP
Phone: 01484 430528
Web: http://www.thelbt.org
Starts 20th Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Private Fears in Public Places
Fri 20th 07:45 PM
the second Ayckbourn film adaptation from Alain Resnais, 13 years on from Smoking/No Smoking. Also starring Sabine Azéma and Pierre Arditi, the story explores themes of alienation and loneliness in the 21st century as it follows the lives and relationships of six loosely linked people in London. (Screened in French with English subtitles.)

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1JW
Phone: 01723 370541
Web: http://sjt.uk.com
Starts 20th Sep 2019, 07:45 PM
How to be Amazingly Happy
Fri 20th 07:45 PM
How do you find a new ‘once upon a time’ after the ‘happy ever after’ never turned up? Victoria is on a quest. She wants happiness and she wants it now. No matter how tough, how busy, how ridiculous - she’s going all out and getting this done. Join her as she asks what do you do with the rest of your life when you don’t have kids?

Theatre Deli, 202 Eyre St, Sheffield S1 4QZ
Phone: 0114 278 6500
Web: https://www.theatredeli.co.uk
Starts 20th Sep 2019, 07:45 PM
This is Not a Wedding
Fri 20th 08:00 PM
Using their unique concoction of wildly entertaining dance theatre, Gracefool invite you to partake in recognisable rituals of well known ceremonies.

Square Chapel, 10 Square Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HG1 1QG
Phone: 01422 349422
Web: http://www.squarechapel.co.uk
Starts 20th Sep 2019, 08:00 PM
David Harper
Fri 20th 08:00 PM
Venue - Hullabaloo. Tales from the funny world of TV, art and antiques!

Darlington Civic Theatre, Parkgate, Darlington, DL1 1RR
Phone: 01325 486555
Web: http://www.darlingtonhippodrome.co.uk/
Starts 20th Sep 2019, 08:00 PM
Otley Folk Festival
Fri 20th 08:00 PM
Appearing on stage at a number of venues around town are acts such as Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman that marry a blazing guitar sound with a dancing harp. The pair have travelled from Germany to Italy and Kyoto to Istanbul with their show, so we’re lucky to have them in Otley.

Courthouse, Otley
Phone:
Web: http://www.otleyfolkfestival.com
Starts 20th Sep 2019, 08:00 PM
No Smoking - part of Ayckbourn film festival
Sat 21st 02:45 PM
based on Ayckbourn’s epic play Intimate Exchanges, which deals with the consequences of choice and how lives can take very different paths from the smallest to the biggest decision.

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1JW
Phone: 01723 370541
Web: http://sjt.uk.com
Starts 21st Sep 2019, 02:45 PM
The Chris Slade Timeline
Sat 21st 07:30 PM
Expect to hear all the hits you know plus plenty you forgot you love! Chris and the band are also working on some original music of their own in the set. The band have toured the UK and Europe extensively, continuing to delight audiences everywhere Their touring was interrupted for two years when Chris received the call from AC/DC at the end of 2014 to return for the ROCK OR BUST TOUR.

Nightrain, 719 Queensgate, Bradford BD1 1RB
Phone:
Web: http://www.ents24.com/bradford-events/nightrain
Starts 21st Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny
Sat 21st 07:30 PM
immy's brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they're just jokes, they are not terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo. Now you've been warned, buy a ticket.

Hull City Hall, Queen Victoria Square, Carr Ln, Hull HU1 3RQ
Phone: 01482 300300
Web: http://www.hcandl.co.uk/hullcityhall
Starts 21st Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Count Arthur Strong
Sat 21st 07:30 PM
Count Arthur Strong asks Is There Anybody Out There?

Kings Hall, 4 Station Rd, Ilkley, LS29 8HB
Phone: 01943 436224
Web: http://www.bradford-theatres.co.uk/venues/kings-hall-ilkley
Starts 21st Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Build a Rocket
Sat 21st 07:30 PM
An award-winning powerful and uplifting one-woman show about triumph over adversity. Age 12+, contains strong language

York Theatre Royal, St Leonards Pl, York YO1 7HD
Phone: 01904 623568
Web: http://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk/
Starts 21st Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
The Greek Passion - Opera North
Sat 21st 07:30 PM
This is Manolios. He’s about to sacrifice everything. This searing season opener is a tale for our times. When a group of desperate refugees arrives in a small village seeking help and shelter, deep rifts tear the community in two. Manolios, one of the villagers, pleads with his neighbours to show compassion for the exiled. But he is met with a wall of contempt that he must find the strength to break down…

Leeds Grand, 46 New Briggate, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 6NZ
Phone: 0844 848 2700
Web: http://www.leedsgrandtheatre.com/
Starts 21st Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
The Fire of Olympus
Sat 21st 07:30 PM
Radius Opera The Fire Of Olympus; or, On Sticking It To The Man tells the story of Prometheus and Pandora in a brand-new opera by Tim Benjamin, performed by the innovative mavericks Radius Opera.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen St, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SP
Phone: 01484 430528
Web: http://www.thelbt.org
Starts 21st Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club
Sat 21st 07:30 PM
Come and celebrate our 20th birthday with the us and the legendary Craig Charles

The Wardrobe, Leeds LS9 8AG
Phone: 0113 383 8800
Web: https://www.thewardrobe.co.uk/
Starts 21st Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Absent Friends
Sat 21st 07:45 PM
one of many plays adapted for the BBC show Theatre Night in 1985. It’s never been released commercially, so this is an exceptionally rare screening. A tea party has been arranged for the recently-bereaved Colin by ‘friends’ and acquaintances. However, his acceptance of his situation and his fufilling time with his fiancée only serves to highlight and widen the rifts in other relationships. Michael Simpson directs Julia McKenzie, Tom Courtenay, Hywel Bennett, Maureen Lipman, Kate Lock and

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1JW
Phone: 01723 370541
Web: http://sjt.uk.com
Starts 21st Sep 2019, 07:45 PM
Last Laugh Comedy Club - September
Sat 21st 08:00 PM
The Civic supporter and Barnsley born Toby Foster (Phoenix Nights, BBC Radio Sheffield) presents a great night of laughter, hosting some of the best comedians from the UK and international circuit! May contain strong and explicit language. Recommended for ages 18+

Barnsley Civic Theatre, Hanson St, Barnsley S70 2HZ
Phone: 01226 327000
Web: http://www.barnsleycivic.co.uk
Starts 21st Sep 2019, 08:00 PM
Otley Open Town Crier Competition
Sun 22nd 11:00 AM
Contestants from around Britain will attempt to outshout each other from 11.30am in a bid to take top spot. Each competitor will be judged on two cries: one extolling the virtues of their hometown and the other a “subject cry” focusing on World Car-Free Day that takes place on the same day.

Otley Market Place, , Yorkshire
Phone:
Web: https://www.visitotley.co.uk
Starts 22nd Sep 2019, 11:00 AM
Private Fears in Public Places
Sun 22nd 02:45 PM
the second Ayckbourn film adaptation from Alain Resnais, 13 years on from Smoking/No Smoking. Also starring Sabine Azéma and Pierre Arditi, the story explores themes of alienation and loneliness in the 21st century as it follows the lives and relationships of six loosely linked people in London. (Screened in French with English subtitles.)

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1JW
Phone: 01723 370541
Web: http://sjt.uk.com
Starts 22nd Sep 2019, 02:45 PM
Khalid
Sun 22nd 07:30 PM
International multi platinum-selling artist Khalid has today announced a first direct arena date as part of his headline ‘Khalid Free Spirit World Tour’. Since releasing his debut hit single ‘Location’ in 2016 which went on to go quadruple platinum, Khalid has continued to cement his global status as one of music’s most promising breakout stars. Already accumulating a stellar array of awards and wins from the likes of MTV, Billboard and BET, his Leeds date offers his legion of loyal fa

First Direct Arena, Arena Way, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 8BY
Phone: 0844 248 1585
Web: http://www.firstdirectarena.com
Starts 22nd Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Paul Smith:Following
Sun 22nd 07:30 PM
Following his first national tour in 2018, which saw him go from a circuit act to one of the biggest selling names in UK stand-up in less than a year, Paul Smith returns with his second national tour show!

York Barbican, Paragon St, York, North Yorkshire YO10 4AH
Phone: 0844 854 2757
Web: http://www.yorkbarbican.co.uk/
Starts 22nd Sep 2019, 07:30 PM
Absurd Person Singular
Sun 22nd 07:45 PM
another BBC adaptation, was broadcast on BBC1 on New Year’s Day 1985, but despite its success has rarely been seen in the UK cinema, making this another incredibly rare screening. Set in three kitchens over three Christmases, the story charts the relentless rise of the socially aspiring Hopcrofts at the expense of two other couples. Michael Simpson directs Michael Gambon, Maureen Lipman, Geoffrey Palmer, Prunella Scales, Cheryl Campbell and Nicky Henson.

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1JW
Phone: 01723 370541
Web: http://sjt.uk.com
Starts 22nd Sep 2019, 07:45 PM
Happy Mum, Happy Baby: Live
Sun 22nd 08:00 PM
Following the success of her first live event; Author, Podcaster, Presenter, YouTuber, Mother, Wife - Giovanna Fletcher has announced her first ever Happy Mum, Happy Baby UK tour for September 2019. Giovanna’s ‘Happy Mum, Happy Baby’ tour is a delightful addition to her Sunday Times No.1 Best Selling book of the same name which is her first non-fiction personal account of motherhood and discusses all aspects of parenthood. Debuting at the end of February 2017, Giovanna’s Happy Mum Hap

Leeds City Varieties, Swan Street, Leeds, LS1 6LW
Phone: 0113 243 0808
Web: http://www.cityvarieties.co.uk
Starts 22nd Sep 2019, 08:00 PM
Frank Skinner
Sun 22nd 08:00 PM
An unmissable opportunity to see comic legend Frank Skinner perform brand new stand-up in an intimate space.

Grand Opera House, Clifford Street, York YO1 9SW
Phone: 0844 871 3024
Web: http://www.atgtickets.com/venues/grand-opera-house-york/
Starts 22nd Sep 2019, 08:00 PM
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
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
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
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
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
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 Women Who Work In Fishing Industry
In this exhibition, award-winning photographer, Craig Easton, well known for his landscape work and intimate portraits of real lives, explores the past and present. It will bring together the three strands of the fisherwomen’s story: their heritage, their journey and contemporary portraits, including exciting new commissions of Hull’s own fisherwomen.

Hull Maritime Museum, Queen Victoria Square, Hull HU1 3DX
Phone: 01482 300300
Web: https://www.hcandl.co.uk/museums-and-galleries/hull-maritime-museum
Ends 27th Oct 2019 04:30 PM
By the Hand of… Icons, traditional and contemporary
Chris Czainski has been painting icons for about ten years, as part of her general artistic practice using contemporary techniques. For the last two years, she has been receiving training in the traditional method of iconography using the ancient medium of egg tempera on gesso-ed wood with gilding. Examples of both styles are in the exhibition.

Bradford Cathedral, 1 Stott Hill, Bradford BD1 4EH
Phone: 01274 777720
Web: https://www.bradfordcathedral.org/whats-on/artspace/icons/
Ends 20th Oct 2019 05:00 PM
Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present
Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn. The author’s 83rd play, and premieres in the year of his 80th birthday. Directed by the author, it will be performed by a cast of four: Jamie Baughan, Jemma Churchill, Russell Dixon and Naomi Petersen. Design is by Kevin Jenkins and lighting design by Jason Taylor. The Associate Sound Designer is Paul Stear. It’s Micky’s 80th birthday, and he and his wife Meg are awaiting the arrival of their son, Adrian, and his new (and latest!) fiancée, G

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1JW
Phone: 01723 370541
Web: http://sjt.uk.com
Ends 5th Oct 2019 10:00 PM
Out-barns of Bowland
Peter Osborne first learnt to paint and draw as a boy with the bird artist Rowland Green. After two degrees, the second in Art History at the Courtauld Institute, he worked in art schools eventually becoming Head of the Blackburn School of Art and Design. He is moved by the sad sight of fine old barns sinking into decay; this exhibition of watercolours is a result.

Gallery on the Green, Settle
Phone: 015242 61029
Web: http://www.galleryonthegreen.org.uk/
Ends 7th Nov 2019 12:00 PM
Simon Annand: The Half
A major new photography exhibition by world renowned photographer Simon Annand will present rare images of the privacy actors experience backstage in the half hour before performing on the stage – the intense transformation from everyday life that is completely hidden from the audience.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen St, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SP
Phone: 01484 430528
Web: http://www.thelbt.org
Ends 1st Feb 2020 06:00 PM
The Half by Simon Annand
Simon Annand is one of the UK’s leading portrait photographers and has photographed the most recognisable faces of stage, including Cate Blanchett, Judi Dench, Daniel Craig and Jude Law. In this new exhibition to celebrate 25 years of the Lawrence Batley Theatre, Simon will showcase 74 photographs capturing actors and actresses at the beginning of their careers through to playing on the most famous stages.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen St, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SP
Phone: 01484 430528
Web: http://www.thelbt.org
Ends 1st Mar 2020 06:00 PM
Keep the Home Fires Burning - The People Go to War
This new Hedon Museum exhibition is commemorating 80 years since the beginning of WWII. During the conflict, with the armed service busy at the front, the people back home had to play their part too. The people at home were truly vital to the war effort. Wednesdays & Saturdays 10-4pm

Hedon Museum, Town Hall Complex, St Augustine Gate, Hedon, Hull, HU12 8EX
Phone: 01482 890 908
Web: http://hedonmuseumsite.wordpress.com
Ends 2nd Nov 2019 04:00 PM
Alpha at Bradford Cathedral
The Alpha course returns to Bradford Cathedral this September. The weekly 90-minute session, which will be a relaxed and informative way to explore the Christian Faith, will run from 5:30pm every Wednesday from the 11th September 2019 throughout the autumn.

Bradford Cathedral, 1 Stott Hill, Bradford BD1 4EH
Phone: 01274 777720
Web: https://www.bradfordcathedral.org/whats-on/cathedral-groups/alpha/
Ends 20th Nov 2019 07:00 PM
Halifax Stories - Exhibition
Halifax is home to a large South Asian community, mainly British Pakistani's originally from the Kashmir region, who migrated in the 50's and 60's when thousands of workers were recruited to work in the mills across Yorkshire. Join us for this special exhibition to celebrate Halifax's textile heritage through their stories. We have recorded the memories of people who did this journey to work in the factories and mills of Calderdale, in this, our latest Oral History Project.

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Ends 13th Oct 2019 06:00 PM
Shrek the Musical
Presented by York Stage Musicals, the smash hit blockbuster is back – and larger than life!

Grand Opera House, Clifford Street, York YO1 9SW
Phone: 0844 871 3024
Web: http://www.atgtickets.com/venues/grand-opera-house-york/
Ends 21st Sep 2019 10:00 PM
Crafty Tales
Help nourish your pre-schooler’s imagination and creativity through a craft activity and multi-sensory story time, planned around a fabulous picture book run by Story Craft Theatre. See website for what's on each day

York Theatre Royal, St Leonards Pl, York YO1 7HD
Phone: 01904 623568
Web: http://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk/
Ends 6th Dec 2019 12:00 PM
Heritage Tours
Join us for a free heritage tour and learn all about the fascinating history of The Peice Hall. (20 places per tour) See website for days and times

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Ends 22nd Sep 2019 04:00 PM
Holly Priestley - Exhibition
Holly Priestly is the former Barnsley College student who has been credited by Vogue Talents and Dazed magazine as a graduate designer that should be on everyone’s radar. Here we feature Holly’s graduate collection, which takes inspiration from various elements of Northern working class culture, such as Northern Soul, the 1984 Miners’ Strike, acid washed denim and the gaudy wallpaper and tarpaulin that adorned the homes and pubs of Barnsley in the 1970s.

Barnsley Civic Theatre, Hanson St, Barnsley S70 2HZ
Phone: 01226 327000
Web: http://www.barnsleycivic.co.uk
Ends 12th Oct 2019 06:00 PM
Barnsley Markets 1982 - 1987 - Exhibition
Barnsley Market has formed an integral part of the town’s life for centuries. Though the market has changed appearance and location many times one thing has always remained consistent; the people. Many locals will have fond memories of the traders and characters who frequented the market over the years.

Barnsley Civic Theatre, Hanson St, Barnsley S70 2HZ
Phone: 01226 327000
Web: http://www.barnsleycivic.co.uk
Ends 25th Jan 2020 06:00 PM
Rare original William Smith map goes on show
A rare and particularly well-preserved map created by the ‘father of English geology’, William Smith, can be seen at Scarborough Art Gallery this autumn.

Scarborough Museums Trust Woodend The Crescent Scarborough YO11 2PW
Phone:
Web: http://scarboroughmuseumstrust.org.uk
Ends 2nd May 2020 10:00 PM
Art Exhibition by Rebecca Carr
Curating your own work is a fun challenge. Rebecca likes looking at the impact of colour and how one painting sits next to the other. Putting different colours together, can give a different mood or feeling to each painting. All paintings are for sale. See website for opening days and times. Children's art workshop on 5 October.

Skipton Library, High St, Skipton BD23 1JX
Phone: 01609 534548
Web: https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/skipton-library
Ends 2nd Nov 2019 07:00 PM
How Not To Drown
By Nicola McCartney and Dritan Kastrati Fringe First Winner. A painful yet uplifting true story of a child asylum-seeker arriving in the UK.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen St, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SP
Phone: 01484 430528
Web: http://www.thelbt.org
Ends 19th Sep 2019 10:00 PM
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
With more glitter than ever before, this smash-hit show features a dazzling array of stunning costumes, fabulous...

Alhambra Theatre, Morley St, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1AJ
Phone: 01274 432000
Web: http://www.bradford-theatres.co.uk
Ends 21st Sep 2019 10:00 PM
Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
This sensational multi award-winning West End show first opened in 1989 and has been thrilling audiences around the world ever since. Now it triumphantly visits Darlington Hippodrome as part of its landmark 30th Anniversary Tour.

Darlington Civic Theatre, Parkgate, Darlington, DL1 1RR
Phone: 01325 486555
Web: http://www.darlingtonhippodrome.co.uk/
Ends 21st Sep 2019 10:00 PM
Shrek
Presented by our local renowned Theatrical company, The Halifax Amateur Operatic Society that wowed us previously with such successes as Memories from the Musicals, Hairspray, Beauty and the Beast and the hilarious The Producers. Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek…” And thus, our fairy tale begins...See website for days and times.

Victoria Theatre, 2 Fountain St, Halifax, HX1 1BP
Phone: 01422 351158
Web: http://www.calderdale.gov.uk/victoria/
Ends 22nd Sep 2019 10:00 PM
Pepi's People
This group meets every Friday for six weeks to try all things theatre including backstage tours, talks and taster sessions in scriptwriting, theatre, directing and much more. Your chance to try something new! These sessions will be run in collaboration with theatre company ODDMANOUT. Runs from 20 September - 25 October 2019. 10am - 12:30pm.

Darlington Civic Theatre, Parkgate, Darlington, DL1 1RR
Phone: 01325 486555
Web: http://www.darlingtonhippodrome.co.uk/
Ends 25th Oct 2019 12:30 PM
The Good Old Days
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN! Take your seats for a trip back to the Good Old Days of the music halls and enjoy an unrivalled bill of the cream of Variety performers. The legendary Variety stage spectacular returns featuring a different line-up each weekend on the very stage where BBC TV's The Good Old Days was originally filmed... as seen repeated recently on BBC 4! Matinee 2pm

Leeds City Varieties, Swan Street, Leeds, LS1 6LW
Phone: 0113 243 0808
Web: http://www.cityvarieties.co.uk
Ends 21st Sep 2019 10:00 PM
A Night at the Proms
Yeadon Theatre Company presents A Night at the Proms, as talented performers and musicians celebrate the finest Proms classics. Audiences will be treated to performances by Opera North’s Jo Dexter on Friday night and Margaret Macdonald on Saturday night. The concert features the York Railway Institute Brass Band with participation from members of the Ilkley and Otley Choral Societies

Yeadon Town Hall, High Street, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7PP
Phone: 0113 440 1596
Web: http://www.yeadontownhall.co.uk
Ends 21st Sep 2019 10:00 PM
A View from the Bridge
In 1950s New York, respected longshoreman Eddie Carbone lives a life of seeming stability with his wife and niece in a tight knit, immigrant community bound by moral codes of justice and honour. The surprise arrival of her Sicilian cousins unravels all that they have built together as the young men search out work, wealth and love.

York Theatre Royal, St Leonards Pl, York YO1 7HD
Phone: 01904 623568
Web: http://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk/
Ends 12th Oct 2019 10:00 PM
COMING HOME
Sir Lawrence’s unfinished portrait of Wilberforce holds a special place in the history of British art, being one of the first works acquired by the National Portrait Gallery when it was established in 1856. As Wilberforce’s portrait will journey home, an accompanying exhibition will look at the reach of his legacy. Starting with Wilberforce, his life in Hull and his pivotal role in the Abolition campaign, the exhibition will explore how his memory has been celebrated in the City and inspired

Queen Victoria Square, Carr Ln, Hull HU1 3RA
Phone: 01482 613902
Web: http://www.hcandl.co.uk/ferens
Ends 19th Jan 2020 04:00 PM
Art Exhibition - Robert E Fuller
One of Yorkshire’s favourite wildlife artists, Robert E Fuller. ‘Wildlife on the Yorkshire Wolds’, is the first exhibition by Robert to be held at Nunnington Hall, and tells the stories of the kestrels, weasels, stoats, badgers and owls that have made Robert’s home, Fotherdale Farm, their home. The exhibition also includes a collection of new original oil and acrylic paintings, alongside some of his favourite limited edition prints.

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, North Yorkshire, York YO62 5UY
Phone: 01439 748283
Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nunningtonhall
Ends 3rd Nov 2019 05:00 PM