What’s on this week

Your comprehensive guide to what’s on in the area this week.

MONDAY

exhibitions

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place, Batley

Change 2013

Ruth Robson: On Leaving and Arriving

The Lounge and Gallery at Matthew’s Coffee House, Market Street, Cleckheaton

Mirror Image, by twins Bethany and Olivia Loker

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

Flourish Award: Sara Clark

West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Pastoral by Serena Smith

Red House Museum, Oxford Road, Gomersal

Through the Rainbow exhibition of glasswork

FAMILY

Shepley Bridge Marina, Steanard Lane, Mirfield

Free 50 minute boat trips with the Safe Anchor Trust,10.30am-4pm.

Market Place, Dewsbury

Dewsbury on Sea. Play on the giant beach, 11am-4pm.

Royal Armouries, Leeds

Summer Knights: have-a-go archery, have-a-go knife throwing, living history displays, talks and tours. Visit http://www.royalarmouries.org.

Commercial Inn, Town Street, Earlsheaton

Family fun day with candy cart, chocolate and bottle tombola, craft table, face painting, bouncy castle, games, barbecue and performances from Earlsheaton Starlites majorettes, 1pm-5pm. Proceeds to majorettes.

Dewsbury and District Hospital, Halifax Road, Dewsbury

Dewsbury Rotary charity car boot sale, staff car park, 8am-noon. Cars £8, vans £10, early arrival advised. Charity stalls free and reserved until 8am, but must be booked in advance. Ring Ian Leask on 01924 508642.

TUESDAY

exhibitions

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place, Batley

Change 2013

Ruth Robson: On Leaving and Arriving

The Lounge and Gallery at Matthew’s Coffee House, Market Street, Cleckheaton

Mirror Image, by twins Bethany and Olivia Loker

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

Post War British Sculpting and Painting

Haroon Mirza

William Scott

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

Flourish Award: Sara Clark

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

The Earthworks Project

West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Pastoral by Serena Smith

Red House Museum, Oxford Road, Gomersal

Through the Rainbow exhibition of glasswork

Oakwell Hall, Birstall

Dewsbury Photographic Group. Free exhibition, but hall admission charges apply.

Leeds City Museum

Sketches and drawings by Ronald Pawson (1916-1977)

FAMILY

Bagshaw Museum, Wilton Park, Batley

I do like to be beside the seaside. Craft workshops for five- to 15-year-olds, including making a pair of flip-flops. £1 per child, 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm.

Royal Armouries, Leeds

Summer Knights: sword skills classes, arms and armour handling, swordfighting demos, talks and tours. Visit http://www.royalarmouries.org.

Birstall Library and Information Centre, Market Street, Birstall

Coffee Plus in Birstall, 10.30am, book on 01924 326227.

PUBS AND CLUBS

Millbridge WMC, Bennett Street, Liversedge

An evening of entertainment and dancing with Eddie Martell and the Ronnie Bottomley Quartet, 8.30pm-11pm, £3.

WEDNESDAY

exhibitions

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place, Batley

Change 2013

Ruth Robson: On Leaving and Arriving

The Lounge and Gallery at Matthew’s Coffee House, Market Street, Cleckheaton

Mirror Image, by twins Bethany and Olivia Loker

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

Post War British Sculpting and Painting

Haroon Mirza

William Scott

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

Flourish Award: Sara Clark

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

The Earthworks Project

West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Pastoral by Serena Smith

Red House Museum, Oxford Road, Gomersal

Through the Rainbow exhibition of glasswork

Creative Arts Hub, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Taste of HOST

Oakwell Hall, Birstall

Dewsbury Photographic Group. Free exhibition, but hall admission charges apply.

Leeds City Museum

Sketches and drawings by Ronald Pawson (1916-1977)

FAMILY

Spenborough Model Engineers’ Club open day, 1pm-4.30pm. Ride the model trains. Royds Park, New Street, Cleckheaton.

Royal Armouries, Leeds

Summer Knights: falconry, mini farm, talks and tours. Visit http://www.royalarmouries.org.

Oakwell Hall, Nutter Lane, Birstall

Family activity day, 10am-noon. Free.

Moorlands Social Club, Moorlands House, Bradford Road, Cleckheaton,

Flower arranging demonstration, 7.30pm. £4 per meeting or full year membership £27. Contact Mrs B Stone on 01924 501343.

TALKS

Huddersfield Town Hall

Ex SAS author Chris Ryan talks about his new book, Masters of War, tickets £2-£3 from 01484 223200

Dewsbury Library, Railway Street, Dewsbury

Children’s author Adam Perrott, 10.30am-noon. Free but book on 01924 325080.

THURSDAY

exhibitions

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place, Batley

Change 2013

Ruth Robson: On Leaving and Arriving

The Lounge and Gallery at Matthew’s Coffee House, Market Street, Cleckheaton

Mirror Image, by twins Bethany and Olivia Loker

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

Post War British Sculpting and Painting

Haroon Mirza

William Scott

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

Flourish Award: Sara Clark

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

The Earthworks Project

West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Pastoral by Serena Smith

Red House Museum, Oxford Road, Gomersal

Through the Rainbow exhibition of glasswork

Creative Arts Hub, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Taste of HOST

Oakwell Hall, Birstall

Dewsbury Photographic Group. Free exhibition, but hall admission charges apply.

Leeds City Museum

Sketches and drawings by Ronald Pawson (1916-1977)

National Coalmining Museum

The Hidden Lives of the Coal Traders

School’s Out – summer holiday activities

01924 848806, www.ncm.org.uk

Wakefield Museum

Food for All Seasons

Meet the Curator, 2pm–4pm

01924 302700

FAMILY

Royal Armouries, Leeds

Summer Knights: sword skills classes, arms and armour handling, swordfighting demos, talks and tours. Visit http://www.royalarmouries.org.