Wednesday January 18, 2017

What's on in and around Wakefield

Events

Today to 15 Feb 2017 - by distance

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Help to celebrate the opening of the West Yorkshire History Centre. There will be tours of the building and information to find out who West Yorkshire Archive Service (WYAS) are and what the service does. There will be free family activities...
West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate, Wakefield WF1 1JG
Sat 11 Feb

Rock Icons is an all new energetic live music show that will take you on a musical and visual journey through the eras and evolution of Rock and Classic Rock, featuring the music from the worlds most iconic Bands such as Yes, Deep Purple, Queen,...
Theatre Royal, Drury Ln, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 2TE
Wed 15 Feb

Come and have a great night out at the races at this lovely old inn in Warmfield. Besides horses we hope to have pig and camel races too. Pie and pea supper available in the interval.
The Plough, Warmfield, West Yorkshire WF1 5TN
Fri 27 Jan

The Netherlands National Circus. Wakefield, Redbeck Hotel Car Park, WF4 1RR. Mon 13th - Sun 19th Feb 2017. Show times. Mon-Sat @ 2:30pm & 7:00pm, Sun @2:30pm only. Our brand new show for 2017. A fast paced, all human production, in our heated...
Redbeck Hotel Car Park, West Yorkshire WF4 1RR
Mon 13 Feb to Sun 19 Feb

This is especially for beginners If you have not danced before This is a class for you Teaching all ballroom and latin dancers You will learn waltz quickstep, rumba cha cha jive Nice easy going class Everybody welcome Large dance floor...
Horbury methodist church, high street Horbury Wakefield wf4 5le, West Yorkshire WF4 5LE
Thu 26 Jan, Thu 2 Feb, Thu 9 Feb, Thu 16 Feb, Thu 23 Feb, Thu 2 Mar, Thu 9 Mar, Thu 16 Mar, Thu 23 Mar

Come and hear the wonderful Compton Theatre Organ at Ossett Town Hall Played by our very own local organist, David Lowe. There will be music to suit all tastes will beautiful refreshments during the interval provided by The Ossett Civic Trust.
Ossett Town Hall, Ossett, West Yorkshire. WF5 8BE
Sun 5 Feb

Ever wondered what happens when the house doors close for winter' See what the conservation team get up to, to look after this special place and have a go at some conservation techniques yourself. During the winter, the conservation team are...
Nostell Priory and Parkland, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 1QE
Today, Thu 9 Feb

Enjoy an hour’s walk around Nostell’s picturesque parkland. Get some free exercise with a gentle stroll around the park led by our experienced walk leader. Join the group of regular walkers to take in the changing seasons and enjoy a...
Nostell Priory and Parkland, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 1QE
Thu 19 Jan

Enjoy an hour’s walk around Nostell’s picturesque parkland. Get some free exercise with a gentle stroll around the park led by our experienced walk leader. Join the group of regular walkers to take in the changing seasons and enjoy a...
Nostell Priory and Parkland, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 1QE
Thu 26 Jan, Thu 2 Feb, Thu 9 Feb, Thu 16 Feb, Thu 23 Feb

Enjoy an hour’s walk around Nostell’s picturesque parkland. Get some free exercise with a gentle stroll around the park led by our experienced walk leader. Join the group of regular walkers to take in the changing seasons and enjoy a...
Nostell Priory and Parkland, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 1QE
Fri 27 Jan, Fri 3 Feb, Fri 10 Feb, Fri 17 Feb, Fri 24 Feb

Pick up Mark’s top tips for growing forced rhubarb in the winter, ready for the Wakefield Rhubarb Festival. Being perfectly positioned in the Wakefield rhubarb triangle, this brightly coloured veg grows well at Nostell. Join Mark the Kitchen...
Nostell Priory and Parkland, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 1QE
Fri 27 Jan, Fri 10 Feb

Join in this free weekly 5km timed run through the parkland, which is open to everyone, free, safe and easy to take part in. People of every ability are encouraged to get involved; from those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; from...
Nostell Priory and Parkland, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 1QE
Sat 28 Jan, Sat 4 Feb, Sat 11 Feb, Sat 18 Feb, Sat 25 Feb

Join the weekly junior parkrun, a timed 2km run for children aged 4 - 14. It’s open to all, free, safe and easy to take part in - what are you waiting for' Starting from the Stables the 2km course takes you up to Obelisk Lodge and back...
Nostell Priory and Parkland, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 1QE
Sun 29 Jan, Sun 5 Feb, Sun 12 Feb, Sun 19 Feb, Sun 26 Feb

Join the Nordic walking group every Tuesday for some exercise in the parkland to boost your fitness and your mood! Using the poles, you can tone the upper and lower body at the same time and burn nearly twice as many calories than ordinary walking....
Nostell Priory and Parkland, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 1QE
Tue 31 Jan, Tue 7 Feb, Tue 14 Feb, Tue 21 Feb, Tue 28 Feb

Get inspired by wonderful Celtic designs to create your own window decoration. All ages welcome. No need to book.
Castleford Forum Library and Museum, Carlton Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire WF10 1BB
Mon 13 Feb

Craft your very own handmade mirror based on a beautiful Iron Age art called ’La Tene’. All ages welcome. No need to book.
Castleford Forum Library and Museum, Carlton Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire WF10 1BB
Tue 14 Feb

Model Railway Exhibition presented by Normanton & Pontefract RMS. Eighteen quality layouts covering all the popular scales and eras. Full trade support. Club sales stand. Modelling demonstrators. Café serving a range of snacks and drinks. Disable...
NEW College, Park Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 4QR
Sat 28 Jan and Sun 29 Jan

Nadia Blye knows exactly what her stance is on Iraq. A former war reporter and Professor of International Relations at Yale, she has advised the President and seen action in Sarajevo and Baghdad. When she meets an equally opinionated and...
Dewsbury Arts Group, Artspace, Lower Peel Street, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire WF13 2ED
Sat 21 Jan, Mon 23 Jan to Sat 28 Jan

Discover the history and rich cultural heritage of China this February half term, at the Royal Armouries in Leeds. Visitors can enjoy a packed programme of themed activities including storytelling, combat demonstrations, have-a-go martial arts,...
Royal Armouries Leeds, Armouries Drive, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS10 1LT
Sat 11 Feb to Sun 19 Feb

The Outsiders are a band made of talented musicians, singers and performers who all have learning disabilities. They are a cover band and have also created a few songs of their own including “Rock Jam”, “Andrews Rap” and the brilliant “Look You”....
The Old Chapel Studios, The Old Chapel, Crossland Court, Czar St, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS11 9PR
Sat 11 Feb

Victoria Gate Casino, the largest casino in the north of England and Scotland will be unveiled to the public. With a capacity of 1,400, Victoria Gate Casino will be one of the biggest entertainment venues in the city, with a 100-player poker room,...
Victoria Gate Casino, Victoria Gate, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7JL
Thu 26 Jan

Globe-trotting laughter master Stephen K Amos returns with his new tour show. In the last twelve months, Stephen has performed his unique brand of feel-good comedy all over England, Scotland, Wales, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Holland, Germany,...
CITY VARIETIES - LEEDS West Yorkshire LS1 6LW
Mon 6 Feb

We play all ballroom and latin music You’re very welcome to come along and join us Large dance floor Free car Bring you’re own drinks Fantastic venue Dress up have some fun
St marys community centre Mirfield Wf14 9hx West Yorkshire WF14 9HX
Sat 11 Feb

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Vasily Petrenko - conductor, Teo Gheorghiu - piano. Britten – Four Sea Interludes, Schubert/Liszt – Wanderer Fantasy, Shostakovich – Symphony No 12 (The Year 1917).
Leeds Town Hall West Yorkshire LS1 3AD
Sat 21 Jan

St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri Temirkanov - conductor, Nikolai Lugansky - piano. Khachaturian – Suite: Spartacus, Rachmaninov – Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherazade.
Leeds Town Hall West Yorkshire LS1 3AD
Sat 28 Jan


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