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Don’t miss a thing this bank holiday weekend with our indispensable guide to what’s on in Batley, Dewsbury, Spen and beyond.

FRIDAY

COMMUNITY

New Picture House independent cinema, Yorkshire House, South Street, Dewsbury

Berberian Sound Studio, 7:30pm. Tickets £4 from www.newpicturehouse.com.

EXHIBITIONS

Dewsbury Museum, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

Malcolm Jones – Making A Mark In Thornhill But Also Elsewhere, exhibition of paintings.

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

Robin Hood’s Bay photography exhibition by Neil Fawcett.

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place, Batley

Batley Camera Club annual exhibition 2013, free.

Paintings by Ian Leadbeater.

The Gallery @ Revive, Heckmondwike

Solo print exhibition by Janine Denby.

White Cloth Gallery, Aire Street, Leeds

Duffy Archive presents David Bowie.

Set In Stone – The Stone Roses photography exhibition by Ian Tilton

MUSIC

Live at Leeds festival.

Visit www.liveatleeds.com for listings and prices.

PUBS AND CLUBS

Brooklands, Bradford Road, Batley

Sham 69; System of Hate; Wild Trash, and DJs Local Rebellion. Tickets £6 advance, £8 on the door, from www.skiddle.com.

Comrades Club, Regent Street, Heckmondwike

Crown of Lights acoustic night with Fizzler, Ben Parcel from Bridlington, Rob Bywater from Cleethorpes, and Dirty Vinyls acoustic duo from Liversedge. Doors 8pm. Free and family friendly.

Eastborough WMC, Battye Street, Dewsbury

Phil Lawrence, vocalist

TJ’s Woodhouse Club, Leeds

Rafi and Mukesh Nite – 100 Years of Indian Cinema. 7.30pm, Tickets £12 from 0113 2480545.

Taproom, Commercial Street, Batley

Ale and music weekend. Outside real ale bar, barbecue and stalls. Live music from David Tattersall and Goldsborough from 5pm. Free entry.

Millbridge WMC, Bennett Street, Liversedge

Jo Mansfield, female vocalist

Black Bull, Dewsbury

Keeper

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Hope and Social

Cockpit, Leeds

The Strypes

Likely Lads

Escobar, Leeds

Davy Lammyman

HiFi Club, Leeds

Masta Ace

THEATRES

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Huddersfield 01484 430528

Talking Heads by Huddersfield Thespians

Grand Theatre and Howard Assembly Room

Leeds 0844 848 2705

Joshua by Opera North

St George’s Hall

Bradford 01274 432000

Lord Mayor’s Appeal concert with the City of Bradford Brass Band and the Airedale Male Voice Choir.

Alhambra Theatre

Bradford 01274 432000

Cats

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts

Halifax 01484 349422

Voodoo Room – celebrating the music of Hendrix and Cream

Victoria Theatre

Halifax 01422 351158

Bill Bailey – Qualmpeddler

City Varieties

Leeds 0113 243 0808

Germaine Greer

WALKS

Bluebells of Birstall

North Kirklees Ramblers. Meet Kathleen at Black Bull, Kirkgate, Birstall, WF17 9PB (GR SE 218 261) for a leisurely three mile walk, 6.30pm. No dogs please. Ring 01924 471473.

SATURDAY

COMMUNITY

Safe Anchor Trust, Shepley Bridge Marina, Steanard Lane, Mirfield.

Free boat trips, 10.30am-4pm.

Grove URC, Gomersal

Spring Fair, 10.30am-1.30pm.

South Pennine Boat Club, Wood Lane, Mirfield

Club rally and open day, 11am-5pm, free.

Woodhouse Moor, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds

Extreme stunt show, 6pm, £13.20-£33 from www.extremeeventseurope.com.

EXHIBITIONS

Dewsbury Museum, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

Malcolm Jones – Making A Mark In Thornhill But Also Elsewhere

Red House, Oxford Road, Gomersal

Mary Taylor: Strong Minded Woman and Friend of Charlotte Bronte,

Lounge and Gallery at Matthew’s Coffee House, Cleckheaton

Robin Hood’s Bay photography exhibition by Neil Fawcett.

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place

Batley Camera Club 2013 show, free.

Paintings by Ian Leadbeater.

The Gallery @ Revive, Heckmondwike

Solo print exhibition by Janine Denby.

White Cloth Gallery, Aire Street, Leeds

Duffy Archive presents David Bowie.

Set In Stone – The Stone Roses photography exhibition by Ian Tilton

MUSIC

Leeds Town Hall

The Halle, featuring works by Beethoven, Mozart and Berlioz. Free pre-concert talk by Julian Rushton, from 6.45pm. Tickets £12.50-£31.50. Phone 0113 2243801.

St John’s Church, Wakefield

St. Peter’s Consort, 7.30pm. Music by Debussy, Dupre, Vierne and Cesar Franck. Musical director Tom Moore with organist Daniel Justin. Admission £6-£8 on the door.

Live at Leeds festival

Visit www.liveatleeds.com.

PUBS AND CLUBS

Batley Irish Nash

Louise Webster, vocalist, 8pm.

Dewsbury Socialist Club

Rebel Rabble; Shady Tenors

Eastborough WMC, Battye Street, Dewsbury

Hope and Pray, male vocal comedy duo

Old Bank WMC, Mirfield

Personality duo Victorians Knockout

Taproom, Commercial Street, Batley

Ale and music weekend. Outside real ale bar, barbecue and stalls. Live music from Yelli Williams, Ghosttown Soldiers, Sebba Williams, Gerry Cooper and Bootscraper from 3pm. Free entry.

Comrades Club, Regent Street, Heckmondwike.

Scott Richards, male vocalist, 8.30pm.

Millbridge WMC, Bennett Street, Liversedge

Stereo Love, male/female duo

The Central Club, Batley

Ricky Starr, vocal comedy, 7PM.

THEATRES

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Huddersfield 01484 430528

Talking Heads.

Mimika Theatre – Landscapes.

Grand Theatre

Leeds 0844 848 2705

Joshua by Opera North

Alhambra Theatre

Bradford 01274 432000

Cats

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts

Halifax 01484 349422

An Audience with the Duke of Windsor

Victoria Theatre

Halifax 01422 351158

Bill Bailey – Qualmpeddler

Stanley and Audrey Burton Theatre

Leeds 0113 220 8008

Two Peas Without a Pod – dance

WALKS

Skipton and the boat festival. Dewsbury and District Ramblers. Meet Sylvia Idle at Dewsbury Train Station at 9.25am or Skipton Station at 10.30am.

Scholes and Hightown. North Kirklees Ramblers. Meet Geoff at Cleckheaton town hall for a moderate seven mile walk, 11am. No dogs please. Phone 01422 379921.

SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

Safe Anchor Trust, Shepley Bridge Marina, Steanard Lane, Mirfield.

Free 50 minute boat trips, 10.30am-4pm.

Royds Park, New Street, Cleckheaton

Spenborough Model Engineers’ Club open day, 1pm-4.30pm. Ride the model trains.

New Picture House independent cinema, Yorkshire House, South Street, Dewsbury

Good Bye Lenin! 7.30pm. Tickets £4 from www.newpicturehouse.com.

EXHIBITIONS

Dewsbury Museum, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

Malcolm Jones – Making A Mark In Thornhill But Also Elsewhere, exhibition of paintings.

Red House Museum, Oxford Road, Gomersal

Mary Taylor: Strong Minded Woman and Friend of Charlotte Bronte.

MUSIC

Live at Leeds festival.

Visit www.liveatleeds.com for listings and prices.

PUBS AND CLUBS

Batley Irish Democratic League Club (Nash), Batley

Dan Furniss, vocalist, 1pm; Neil Kaye, guitar vocalist 8.15pm.

Eastborough WMC, Battye Street, Dewsbury

Tony Styles, male vocalist.

Central Club, Batley

Sunday Jazz with Reg Hargreaves Trio and singer, 1pm-3.30pm. Free.

Taproom, Commercial Street, Batley

Ale and music weekend. Outside real ale bar, barbecue and stalls. Live music from Heath Common and the Thin Man, Dariush Kanani, Strung To The Sky, Bluesbeater Redshaw from 3pm. Free entry.

THEATRES

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Huddersfield 01484 430528

All Stars of Comedy – The Real McCoy

City Varieties

Leeds 0113 243 0808

Lee Nelson

MONDAY

COMMUNITY

Safe Anchor Trust, Steanard Lane, Mirfield.

Free boat trips, 10.30am-4pm.

Crow Nest Park, Dewsbury

Classic Car Show, with Emmerdale’s Lucy Pargeter, 11am-4pm.

Dewsbury and District Hospital

Charity car boot sale, 8am-noon., in aid of Rotary charities and the hospital. Free entry. Cars £8, vans £10, charity traders free, phone 01924 508642.

Liversedge Cricket Club, Roberttown Lane, Roberttown.

Roberttown Lane Pre-School May Day gala, from 1pm.

EXHIBITIONS

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place

Batley Camera Club 2013 exhibition.

Paintings by Ian Leadbeater.

The Gallery @ Revive, Heckmondwike

Solo print exhibition by Janine Denby.

White Cloth Gallery, Aire Street, Leeds

Duffy Archive presents David Bowie.

Set In Stone – The Stone Roses photography exhibition by Ian Tilton.

West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Art of Letterpress

MUSIC

Warehouse:23, Wakefield

Lordi

Live at Leeds festival

Visit www.liveatleeds.com.

PUBS AND CLUBS

Bulls Head Pub, Huddersfield Road, Ravensthorpe

Help for Heroes fun day, noon-7pm.

THEATRES

Grand Theatre

Leeds 0844 848 2705

The Full Monty

Alhambra Theatre

Bradford 01274 432000

Abigail’s Party

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts

Halifax 01484 349422

Rich Peppiatt: One Rogue Reporter

WALKS

Batley Bluebells

North Kirklees Ramblers. Meet at Oakwell Hall at 1pm for a 6.5m moderate walk, No dogs. Ring Kathleen on 01924 471473.