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Join our choir in Leeds/Roundhay for a FREE taster session

If you have ever thought 'I want to join a choir near me in Leeds?' then why not join your local Rock..... See more >
Oakwood Church, Springwood Road, Roundhay, Leeds, West Yorks LS8 2QA
Today, Thu 4 Jul

Brighouse Art Circle: Workshop

Follow up on last week's demo See more >
Waring Green Community Centre, Garden Road, Brighouse HD6 2AX
Today

'Telling Secrets' Exhibition by Aire Valley Arts

An Exhibition by the locally based collective Aire Valley Arts on the theme of 'Telling Secrets' See more >
The Bingley Gallery, 29B Park Rd., Bingley BD16 4BQ
Today to Sun 26 May, Thu 30 May to Sun 2 Jun

FREE taster session with the Dewsbury Rock Choir

Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? Your friendly local Dewsbury choir..... See more >
St Pauls Church Hall, High Street, Hanging Heaton, Batley, Dewsbury WF12 7EN
Today, Thu 20 Jun, Thu 27 Jun

Discover Wellington Place’s Wagon Lifting Hoist Mini Museum

Located in the Grade II listed landmark lifting tower – one of the last remaining parts of the original Leeds Central... See more >
Wellington Place, Leeds LS1 4AP
Today to Mon 8 Jul

A Bunch of Amateurs by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman

Presented by the Idle and Thackley Theatre Group. Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero..... See more >
The Little Theatre Malt Shovel Yard Westfield Lane Idle Bradford BD10 8QB
Fri 24 May to Sun 26 May

Music Masters Present 50s & 60s Atlantic Hits

Music Masters are a 5 piece vocal/instrumental group with a wealth of experience behind them, performing the length and... See more >
Halifax Playhouse King Cross Street HX1 2SH
Fri 24 May

The Full Moon Market at Leeds Corn Exchange

Leeds Indie Market's alternative night market returns to Leeds Corn Exchange! Join us Friday 29th March and..... See more >
Leeds Corn Exchange, Call Lane LS1 7BR
Fri 24 May

Todmorden Carnival

Todmorden Carnival Todmorden Carnival entertainment for all the family. All the fun of the fair from Thursday 23 May to Sunday 26 May..... See more >
Centre Vale Park Burnley Road, Todmorden OL14 7DE
Sat 25 May
Premium

Farsley Farmers Market

Monthly Community Event held each 4th Saturday with local Producers outside and Crafters inside plus the Market Kitchen... See more >
Hall and Grounds of St Hohn’s Church, Farsley. Leeds LS28 5DJ
Sat 25 May, Sat 22 Jun

Eltonesque, featuring Pete Gallagher and his fabulous live band

Uncanny and with breath-taking virtuosity, for the most faithful Elton John concert experience, look no further than... See more >
Halifax Playhouse King Cross Street HX1 2SH
Sat 25 May

The Simon & Garfunkel Story at Victoria Theatre Halifax

Following SOLD-OUT performances in London’s West End, a Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The... See more >
The Victoria Theatre Fountain Street HX1 1BP
Sun 26 May

Theatre Organ Concert

The Northern Theatre Organ Trust present a Theatre Organ Concert featuring David Lobban at the console of the Compton... See more >
Ossett Town Hall, Market Street, Ossett WF5 8BE
Sun 26 May

Funfair & Fireworks

Amazing family day with live entertainment all day, street food, free children's activities, large funfair and... See more >
The Ings, Wetherby LS22 5FN
Sun 26 May

Wandering Words Trail

Wandering Words Trail Explore a wonderful wordy trail around Pontefract Castle all week! Discover old and unusual words you might not..... See more >
Pontefract Castle Castle Chain WF8 1QH
Mon 27 May to Sun 2 Jun
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Things to do around West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire, a diverse and captivating county in England, offers a wide range of activities for an enjoyable day out. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or family-friendly adventures, there's something for everyone. Let's explore some of the best things to do in West Yorkshire:

1. The Royal Armouries, Roundhay Park & Tropical World, Leeds:
- Start your day in Leeds with a visit to the Royal Armouries, a fascinating museum housing over 8,500 historical artifacts. Explore themed galleries showcasing English and foreign armor from various centuries, including rare elephant armor from India. Afterward, head to Kirkstall Abbey, one of England's best-preserved medieval abbeys. Enjoy live performances within the abbey ruins during the summer months. For a relaxing stroll, visit Roundhay Park, a vast green space with lakes, walking paths, and playgrounds. Don't miss Tropical World, an indoor zoo within the park, featuring a variety of animals, birds, insects, and plants.

2. Day Out in Wakefield:
- Explore Wakefield, a historic city with a rich industrial past. Visit the Wakefield Cathedral, an impressive Gothic structure, and discover local history at the Wakefield Museum. Take a leisurely walk along the River Calder or explore the nearby Sandal Castle, a medieval ruin with panoramic views.

3. Saltaire & The Bradford Industrial Museum, Bradford:
- Head to Bradford and explore Saltaire, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This model village was built by Sir Titus Salt in the 19th century for his mill workers. Visit Salts Mill, now an art gallery and shopping complex, and admire the Victorian architecture. Then, discover the Bradford Industrial Museum, housed in a former textile mill. Learn about Bradford's industrial heritage, including weaving, printing, and engineering.

4. Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth:
- Delve into literary history in Haworth, home to the famous Bronte sisters. Visit the Bronte Parsonage Museum, where Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Bronte lived and wrote their iconic novels. Explore the rooms, personal belongings, and manuscripts. Take a walk on the nearby moors that inspired their literary works.

5. Ilkley Moor & Cow and Calf Rocks:
- For outdoor enthusiasts, head to Ilkley Moor. Enjoy scenic walks, spot wildlife, and marvel at the unique rock formations known as the Cow and Calf Rocks. The panoramic views of the surrounding countryside are breathtaking.

6. National Coal Mining Museum, Wakefield:
- Discover the region's coal mining history at the National Coal Mining Museum near Wakefield. Take an underground tour to experience the life of a miner and learn about the industry's impact on West Yorkshire.

7. Fairburn Ings RSPB Reserve:
- Nature lovers should visit the Fairburn Ings RSPB Reserve. Explore wetlands, woodlands, and lakes, and observe a variety of bird species. The reserve offers marked trails and hides for birdwatching.

Remember to check opening hours and any booking requirements for these attractions. Whether you're interested in culture, nature, or history, West Yorkshire promises an enriching and memorable day out!