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One Day Events
Dave Johns
Fri 17th 07:30 PM
Dave Johns is one of the most respected and best-loved stand up comics working today.Appearing at comedy clubs, theatres and festivals worldwide, and as a guest on some of the nations best love comedy Panel shows including 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Never Mind The Buzzcocks and As Yet Untitled, hosted by Alan Davies. Dave is also a multi-award-winning film actor, starring in what critics have described as one of the most important, hard-hitting and devastatingly moving films of 2016 Ken Loach's I Daniel

East Riding Theatre, 10 Lord Roberts Rd, Beverley HU17 9BE
Phone: 01482 874050
Web: http://www.eastridingtheatre.co.uk/
Starts 17th Aug 2018, 07:30 PM
King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys
Sat 18th 07:30 PM
2018 sees King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys celebrate a remarkable 30 years on the road. More than the greatest jump, jive and swing band on the planet, they’ve become an institution. In their three decades, the band have delivered nearly 6500 performances in 21 countries, played on 36 radio shows and made 73 television appearances, including several on Blue Peter, The Teletubbies, as well as the Paradise Club series [where they were the house band], Challenge Anneka, The Gadget Show and on a p

East Riding Theatre, 10 Lord Roberts Rd, Beverley HU17 9BE
Phone: 01482 874050
Web: http://www.eastridingtheatre.co.uk/
Starts 18th Aug 2018, 07:30 PM
Trail Tuesdays and Thursdays
Tue 21st 10:00 AM
Explore the Grade I listed Piece Hall with Woolly the Sheep by following a printed family trail, available from the Welcome Centre or The Piece Hall Gift Shop, to allow self-guided tours around the iconic building.

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Starts 21st Aug 2018, 10:00 AM
Longer Events
Wonder and Dread - Bradford Industrial Museum
An exhibition - Tales from the global textile industry. Explores the politics and morality of the textile industry through time, and how the industry affects and connects people across continents. Alke Schmidt situates local stories from Bradford's wool industry in a global context.

Moorside Road, Eccleshill, Bradford BD2 3HP
Phone: 01274 435900
Web:
Ends 4th Nov 2018 04:00 PM
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
Posy Simmonds: Original Artwork and Unseen Sketches
This delightful exhibition is a rare chance to see artwork and unseen sketches by renowned illustrator and writer Posy Simmonds. There are over 50 works on show from witty cartoons; delightful illustrations from her children’s books and original drawings from her graphic novels including the popular Tamara Drew and Gemma Bovery. There is also a selection of work on special loan from The Guardian archive. Admision FREE. See website for days and hours of opening.

Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SA
Phone: 01423 556188
Web: http://www.harrogate.gov.uk/mercerartgallery
Ends 9th Sep 2018 05:00 PM
The 39 Steps
The hilarious adaptation of John Buchan’s The 39 Steps that has played to packed houses in both the West End and Broadway – but started life in North Yorkshire.

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1JW
Phone: 01723 370541
Web: http://sjt.uk.com
Ends 23rd Aug 2018 10:00 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
Great Yorkshire Art at the Mercer Art Gallery
Explore Yorkshire's cultural heritage through 50 great paintings from the region’s finest artists – past and present. Enjoy ‘Victorian blockbusters’ such as Atkinson Grimshaw’s world famous painting Silver Moonlight, exhibited with Fred Lawson's paintings of Wensleydale life and new work by contemporary artists including Jake Attree, John Creighton, Tom Wood and Graeme Willson. FREE admission. Closed Mondays unless bank holiday

Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road, Harrogate, HG1 2SA
Phone: 01423 556188
Web: http://www.harrogate.gov.uk/mercerartgallery
Ends 16th Sep 2018 05:00 PM
Communities of Calderdale Exhibition
This pop-up exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of St. Augustine’s Centre and highlights the incredible diversity which makes Calderdale a very special place. The exhibition will display portraits and stories of people who call Calderdale home, be that through choice, birth or dispersal via the asylum system.

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Ends 31st Aug 2018 06:00 PM
Heritage Tour
Experience a guided tour with one of our knowledgeable heritage guides who will lead you around the grand colonnades as they delve into The Piece Hall’s captivating past. No need to book just meet at the Welcome Centre. Friday 12noon, Saturday, 11.30 1pm & 2.30 Sunday 11.30 1pm & 2.30

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Ends 28th Oct 2018 10:00 PM
Salsa Social
Try your hand at Salsa dancing with Sharon King in this free Salsa Social. Anybody can join in and have a go. No partner needed, just wear comfortable shoes and meet in the courtyard from 2.30pm. Come rain or shine, there will be dancing! Salsa dancer Sharon King teaches beginners at The Bankfield Social Club in Elland and intermediate level at The Studio Rooms in Halifax, and is offering this regular free class at The Piece Hall throughout the summer months.

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Ends 15th Sep 2018 07:30 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
Chow Down - Food and Drink Festival
Curated by Leeds Indie Food festival, Chow Down will bring a dozen of the very best street food pop-ups in Yorkshire to Halifax for summer weekends of foodie fun through July, August and September. The Piece Hall has always combined commerce and culture, and that is just what Chow Down brings to the fore. See website for dates and times.

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Ends 30th Sep 2018 10:00 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
Workshop Wednesdays
Various dates and times. See website for details. Ice cream making, balloon creations, textile animals, watercolour workshopArty party.

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Ends 29th Aug 2018 06:00 PM
Joking Apart
Laugh until it hurts at this 40th anniversary production of an Ayckbourn classic. See website for times.

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1JW
Phone: 01723 370541
Web: http://sjt.uk.com
Ends 4th Oct 2018 10:00 PM
The Secret Garden
It’s 1910, and spoilt, lonely Mary Lennox lives a life of luxury in India with her aristocratic parents. But when an unexpected twist of fate suddenly leaves her orphaned, she is sent to live with an unknown uncle in Misselthwaite Manor on the wild Yorkshire Moors. Age 6+

York Theatre Royal, St Leonards Pl, York YO1 7HD
Phone: 01904 623568
Web: http://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk/
Ends 25th Aug 2018 10:00 PM
Moonbeam's Magical Mission - The Bar - Theatre
The adventures of Moonbeam Quicktrick, Royal Chef to Her Most Throughly Royal Majesty, Queen Treebottom. See website for times.

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1JW
Phone: 01723 370541
Web: http://sjt.uk.com
Ends 25th Aug 2018 12:00 PM
Making Mondays
Drop by the activity cart in the courtyard and our Heritage and Learning team will show you how to make a badge or keyring using your own creative design. £1 drop-in

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Ends 27th Aug 2018 03:00 PM
Medicine Through the Ages & 5 Roads into Hull
Hedon Museum is celebrating 70 years of the NHS with a special exhibition about the history of medicine, from the ancient world to modern times. Alongside, Hull & District Research Society display a historic plan of the 5 major roads into Hull.

Hedon Museum, Town Hall Complex, St Augustines Gate, Hedon HU12 8EX
Phone: 01482 890908
Web: https://hedonmuseumsite.wordpress.com/
Ends 1st Sep 2018 04:00 PM
Scarborough to Staithes Exhibition
Scarborough to Staithes, featuring paintings by Harrogate-based artist David Utting, can be seen in the gallery at the SJT from Monday 6 August to Saturday 6 October.

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1JW
Phone: 01723 370541
Web: http://sjt.uk.com
Ends 6th Oct 2018 06:00 PM
Woolly the sheep
Trail Tuesdays & Thursdays. Pick up a family trail from the Welcome Centre or The Piece Hall Gift Shop and set off to explore the Grade I listed Piece Hall with Woolly the Sheep as your guide. £1 per trail.

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Ends 30th Aug 2018 05:00 PM
Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain
This exhibition tells the story of Surrealism in Britain and shines a light on the little known, but exciting cultural moment, through Miller's lens. Free entry

Gallery Walk, Wakefield WF1 5AW
Phone: 01924 247360
Web: http://www.hepworthwakefield.org/
Ends 7th Oct 2018 04:00 PM
Summer Holidays
Join us every day during the Wakefield and Leeds school holidays for family fun.

Gallery Walk, Wakefield WF1 5AW
Phone: 01924 247360
Web: http://www.hepworthwakefield.org/
Ends 2nd Sep 2018 04:00 PM
Fashion Fridays: Face Painting and Dressing Up
Drop by our fashion station in the courtyard where you can choose from a selection of designs to have your face painted, then rummage through our dressing-up chest to find that fancy costume to complete your character look.

The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE
Phone: 01422 525222
Web: http://www.thepiecehall.co.uk
Ends 24th Aug 2018 03:00 PM
Calendar Girls The Musical
Award-winning production by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth Based on the true story of Yorkshire's own calendar girls, this brand-new production returns to where it all started - Leeds Grand Theatre.

Leeds Grand, 46 New Briggate, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 6NZ
Phone: 0844 848 2700
Web: http://www.leedsgrandtheatre.com/
Ends 1st Sep 2018 10:00 PM
B-Fest - Beer, Blues & Folk Festival
Back for its second year. With 200 real ales and ciders to taste, great street food and incredible live music, it's the only summer festival that you need to have on your calendar! Family friendly and all ages welcome! Check out the official Festival Poster and Line-Up for more information.

York Barbican, Paragon St, York, North Yorkshire YO10 4AH
Phone: 0844 854 2757
Web: http://www.yorkbarbican.co.uk/
Ends 18th Aug 2018 10:00 PM