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More details - Potty about Polly Potting Up Polyanthus
Help us pot-up and save our pretty Polyanthus and learn basic potting up techniques with our Gardeners. Each year we plant our gardens with hundreds of different colourful annual plants and we want to save them to help make our gardens more colourful year on year.
Cannon Hall, Cawthorne, Barnsley
Today, Tue 29 May, Wed 30 May

More details - Meet The Cook
Find out more about the history of the Victorian kitchens from our cook. The event is from 11.30am - 2.30pm and is a free drop-in session, donations welcome.
Cannon Hall, Cawthorne, Barnsley
Mon 28 May

More details - Family Baking Workshop - Dutch Delights
Join the cook and have a go at some special Dutch recipes to celebrate our Dutch Golden Age exhibition. Make and decorate special delights to take home and enjoy. No baking experience necessary. Please bring a tin to take home your goodies. 1pm - 3pm | £12.50 per child Suitable for children aged 5-11 years.
Cannon Hall , Cawthorne, Barnsley
Tue 29 May

More details - Children's Dutch Tea Time Treats
Have a go at decorating and creating edible Dutch delights in our hour-long introductory workshop. Please bring a tin to take home all your goodies. 1pm - 2pm | £6.50 per child Suitable for children aged 5-11 years. All children to be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential through Eventbrite.
Cannon Hall, Cawthorne, Barnsley
Thu 31 May

More details - Car Boot Sale
Charity car boot sale on Sunday 27th May 2018. Held every last Sunday in the month, May to August. has been running for ten years very successfully. Phone 01484 684924. Booking advisable. Hot food and drinks available. Toilet facilities. Disabled parking. Stall holders to arrive 10.30am and buyers 10.45am.
Football club on Penistone Road, Hade Edge near Holmfirth.
Sun 27 May, Sun 24 Jun

More details - May The Creative Force Be With You
Drop into Experience Barnsley’s learning lab and have a go at a range of Star Wars related activities over the week, from R2-D2 to pop-up Yodas!
Experience Barnsley, Town Hall, Church Street, Barnsley
Tue 29 May, Fri 1 Jun

More details - Out of this World Storytelling for Under 5s
Drop into the Making History Gallery at Experience Barnsley and listen to a selection of amazing space-related stories for little ones. For children under 5 years old.
Experience Barnsley Town Hall Church Street Barnsley
Tue 29 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Outdoor Sculpture Building: Come Rain, Come Shine
Immerse yourself in an imaginative world of sculpture making. Work and play together to build sculptures inspired by artists in the park. Stack, balance, join, arrange. Always outdoors, Come Rain, Come Shine is about playful making in the fresh air.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park West Bretton Wakefield
Tue 29 May

More details - Little Explorers for Under 5s
Fun awaits in the Hidden Forest on the last Thursday of each month. Jump, laugh, make, sing and play beneath the trees in our outdoor space especially for our youngest visitors. – This event is suitable for wheelchair users and pushchairs – Children must be accompanied by an adult
Yorkshire Sculpture Park West Bretton Wakefield
Thu 31 May

More details - Barnsley College HND Exhibition: Art Matters More Than Facts
Final year HND Art and Design and Graphic Design students showcase a range of work completed at University Campus Barnsley. Their final major projects utilise a range of techniques from painting to illustration, addressing diverse and challenging subjects.
Cooper Gallery, Church Street, Barnsley
Today to Thu 31 May, Mon 4 Jun to Sat 9 Jun

More details - Draw From Life!
Join our artist in the gallery and learn how to draw people, whether it’s a face or a whole body, have a go and experiment with different techniques and styles. No experience necessary. Suitable for all ages. Booking essential through Eventbrite.
Cooper Gallery, Church Street, Barnsley
Tue 29 May

More details - Super Quick Speed Drawing!
Have a go at some fun and speedy drawing in our galleries, let your imagination and hands run wild and come up with some exciting new ways of drawing. Suitable for all ages. No experience necessary. Booking essential through Eventbrite.
Cooper Gallery, Church Street, Barnsley
Thu 31 May

More details - Sophie Willan: Branded Tour 2018
After the award winning, critically acclaimed, sell out success of her second comedy hour at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her show ‘Branded’ - Bolton born Sophie Willan has announced a 33-date tour for 2018.
Civic Theatre, Hanson St, Barnsley
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Spring Nature Detectives!
Drop into the Mill and pick up your detective card, have a roam around the nature reserve and see how many signs of spring you can seek out together.
Worsbrough Bridge, Barnsley
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Hops, Bops & Rye!
Celebrating bread, beer and bands! Come along for baking demos, Mill demonstation, food trucks, craft stalls, face painting, kids activities, live music and MORE!
Worsbrough Bridge, Barnsley
Mon 28 May

More details - Outdoor Treasure Hunt!
Come and join this family activity and discover the nooks and crannies of the parkland as we search for a range of treasures. You’ll be guided around the reserve, and work as family teams to see who can capture the most treasure.
Worsbrough Bridge, Barnsley
Wed 30 May

More details - John Reilly in Concert with Lewis Nitikman in Beautiful Bradfield
Singer songwriter John Reilly returns to Bradfield with Canadian pianist and songwriter Lewis Nitikman to celebrate the launch of their BBC play listed new single ’Don’t Stop The Dance’ and to perform an intimate and moving set of originals and personally chosen covers.
Bradfield Village Hall Low Sands Bradfield
Sat 16 Jun

More details - dance workshop
workshop
Chapeltown Community Centre, Burncross Road, Chaeltown
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Caphouse Coal Race
The Caphouse Coal Race is a traditional coal-carrying race event held this year on Saturday 26th May for Men, Women and Children. Men carry 50kg of coal, women 20kg, youths10kg and children 5kg in weight.
The National Coal Mining Musuem for England Caphouse Colliery New Road Overton Wakefield
Sat 26 May

More details - Love Motown
After the success of the 2017 Motown Night we have re booked the amazing Chequered Motown Band. Ticket price includes a Hog Roast Supper. ’Love Motown’ Dance the night away to the unforgettable sounds of Motown by the amazing band ’Chequered’. Tickets £22.
The National Coal Mining Museum for England Caphouse Colliery New Road Overton Wakefield
Fri 1 Jun

More details - 30th Birthday Celebrations
Celebrating the Museum’s 30th Birthday Big Miners’ Picnic Sunday 3 June 2018 On the 6th June 1988, the Yorkshire Mining Museum opened its doors to the public for the first time. 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of this important and historic event.
The National Coal Mining Museum for England Caphouse Colliery New Road Overton Wakefield
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Tom Flemming Exhibition
A new display in The Community Art Space. Showcasing Calligraphy work by Tom, a former mining surveyor from the North East, was fascinated by the lettering used by surveyors on mining plans.
The National Coal Mining Museum for England Caphouse Colliery, New Road, Overton Wakefield
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Simply aMAYzing Craft Fair
Come along to the Script craft fair for a three-day extravaganza. As well as a variety of beautifully handmade crafts there will be live entertainment, gin and prosecco cocktails, funfair rides, face painting plus much more.
Elsecar Heritage Centre, Wath Road, Elsecar, Barnsley
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - The Making of the Mighty ‘Man Engine’
Come and make a mighty robot. Some materials will be provided but please bring any cardboard or materials you would like to use too. You can leave your robot to be part of our Robot Gallery to celebrate the coming of MAN ENGINE later in the month.
Elsecar Heritage Centre, Wath Road, Elsecar, Barnsley
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Little Wolf Events - Pop Up Department Store
Visit our ‘Pop Up Department Store’ in the Ironworks inside Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley over the weekend of Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd June.
Elsecar Heritage Centre, Wath Road, Elsecar, Barnsley
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Doggy Dash For Life 2018
A fantastic fundraising day out for dogs and their owners! Doggy Dash For Life Huddersfield is a sponsored 3.5 km run (or jog or walk) around the beautiful surroundings of Beaumont Park in Huddersfield.
Beaumont Park, Huddersfield
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Now or Never
Under a star studded big top a vibrant band of international acrobats and musicians invite you to share in their circus spectacle, NOW OR NEVER. In this haven of fun, the circus artists invite young and old to leave their differences outside the tent, to dream and simply enjoy being together.
Lawrence Batley Theatre Queen’s Square Queen Street Huddersfield
Thu 21 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

More details - What The Floyd- The Music of Pink Floyd
Combining superb musicianship, the latest technology and a blazing light show, What the Floyd recreate the sounds of the legendary Pink Floyd. The band prides itself on meticulous attention to sonic detail and breathtaking, energetic performances. See more info at whatthefloyd.com
Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation Street, Huddersfield
Today

More details - New Light Prize Exhibition
Come and see the best contemporary art being produced in the North of England in this major new exhibition. Open to all artists who were born, studied or reside in the region, the biennial New Light Prize Exhibition is the largest open prize dedicated to Northern art.
Huddersfield Art Gallery Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield
Today, Sat 26 May, Tue 29 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Saturday SCRAPtastic
Recycling crafts for all the family! Join fairandfunky at the gallery for a monthly SCRAPtastic session on the second Saturday of the month, starting in April 2018! Suitable for children aged 3-12 years. Parents are expected to stay with their children as they craft.
Huddersfield Art Gallery Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Love 4 Music Festival
Alexander O’Neal, Aswad, Omar, Gwen Dickey (Rose Royce), Janet Kay, Gappy Ranks, Carl Mcintosh (Loose Ends), Carroll Thompson and many more announced to perform at the Love 4 Music Festival in Huddersfield, May 2018!
THE PAVILION, SPAINES ROAD, HUDDERSFIELD
Sun 27 May

More details - 3 Embankment Road - Open Garden for NGS
Compact city garden. Cottage styled planting, with well stocked borders of interesting and carefully selected herbaceous perennials. Patio with steps leading to elevated lawn, raised vegetable beds and garden. Clipped boxes, hostas and lavender bed with alliums in the front garden.
3 Embankment Road, Sheffield
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Wakefield Pretty Muddy 5K 2018
Race for Life Pretty Muddy is our brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends. And raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.
Thornes Park, Horbury Road, Wakefield
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Wakefield Pretty Muddy Kids 2018
Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids is our brilliant muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. They can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends, all the while helping raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.
Thornes Park, Horbury Road, Wakefield
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Wakefield Race for Life 10K 2018
10k is a great step up from our 5k events. Up the challenge and take part in a Race for Life 10k event. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
Thornes Park, Horbury Road, Wakefield
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Wakefield Race for Life 5K 2018
This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
Thornes Park, Horbury Road, Wakefield
Sun 17 Jun

More details - 'The Music Man'
Book, Music and lyrics by Meredith Willson, Story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey A great Broadway and West End Musical of the old style, with lots of great musical numbers. For all ages!
Artspace, Lower Peel Street, Dewsbury
Fri 22 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Mon 25 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Barry Dodds, Silky and Martin Mor-Mecca and NCF Comedy Night
A brand new night of comedy at Mecca Wakefield. Featuring: Barry Dodds, Silky and Martin Mor. Date: Friday 22nd June Time: 9.30pm Venue: Mecca Venue Address: Westgate Retail & Leisure park, Collinsway, Wakefield WF2 9SE Venue Website: www.meccabingo.
Mecca Wakefield-Westgate Retail & Leisure park, Collinsway, Wakefield
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Meadowhall Magical Meadow
For a truly bug’s eye view of the world, your child will shrink to the size of an insect - with a special pair of antennae to wear - and explore the garden in all its bright and blooming glory.
Meadowhall Shopping Centre in Sheffield
Mon 28 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak - Walk and talk - Hannah Mitchell - Derwent Valley suffragette
Women and power: take a walk through time and learn about Hannah Mitchell, born and raised on a hill farm in the Derwent Valley, and how she became a powerful figure in the 20th century.
Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak, Dark Peak Estate Office, Edale End, Hope Valley
Thu 7 Jun

More details - The Christians and Hue & Cry
The Christians and Hue & Cry: Tickets avaiable.
Warehouse 23, Wakefield
Today

More details - Speed Dating in Sheffield
Sheffield Speed Dating How speed dating in Sheffield works A great event to go to is Speed Dating in Sheffield. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating evening.
The Bessemer, 58 Leopold Street
Tue 19 Jun

More details - The Selfish Giant
In a very cold, grey town, not too far from here, hidden behind a crumbling wall and a thousand signs which say ‘KEEP OUT’, lives...the Selfish Giant. So selfish he shut away garden where the children used to play and cursed the town to never ending winter. Or so the story goes...
Theatre Royal Wakefield Drury Lane Wakefield
Mon 28 May

More details - Christopher Nibble
Written and illustrated by Charlotte Middleton and adapted for the stage by Claire Alizon Hills, Topsy Turvy Theatre, the company who brought you Ruby Flew Too! and Isabel’s Well, proudly present the charming Christopher Nibble in a tale of dandelion daring-do!
Theatre Royal Wakefield Drury Lane Wakefield
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Nick Cope's Family Songbook
Nick Cope’s family performances are legendary! He has a fanatical army of little and not-so–little fans from all over the world, if you haven’t heard his songs or seen his shows before come and find out what you’re missing. With songs about head lice, dogs eating soap and dragons called Keith...
The Montgomery, Surrey Street, Sheffield
Mon 28 May

More details - Chance To Dance Festival 2018
Sheffield’s free outdoor community dance festival. 11:00am OPENING CEREMONY, Peace Gardens Opening performance by South Yorkshire Youth Dance Company Opened by Deputy Lord Mayor 11:00am - 4:00pm Have the opportunity to watch over 30 local dance groups around Sheffield City Centre, and join in!
Shefffield City Centre Barkers Pool, Tudor Square, Peace Gardens, Winter Garden
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Awful Auntie
When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened.
Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield 55 Norfolk Street Sheffield
Tue 12 Jun to Sat 16 Jun

More details - Half Term Family Activities
Family friendly, make and take craft activities inspired by our Circus 250 exhibition.
West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate, Wakefield
Tue 29 May, Thu 31 May

More details - On the Spot: The Yorkshire Landscapes of Humphry Repton
As part of the bicentenary of the death of Humphry Repton, the landscape gardener, Dr Patrick Eyres will talk about Repton’s work in Yorkshire. There will be chance to see Repton’s Red Book for Oulton Hall that is in the WYAS collection.
West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate, Wakefield
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Archive Surgery
New to using archives or stuck on a piece of research? Book a 45 minute slot where you will receive one-to one guidance from our professional Archive team to help guide you through using our fascinating collections.
West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate, Wakefield
Thu 21 Jun

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