What’s on this weekend

Don’t miss a thing with our comprehensive what’s on listings.

FRIDAY

Community

Healds Hall Hotel, Leeds Road, Liversedge

Spen Valley building recording weekend, studying traditional buildings in Birstall, Gomersal and Liversedge with guidance in recording and surveying. Tickets £70 including meals, £25 without, from David Cant on 01422 883846.

St Paulinus Church Hall, Dewsbury

Charity auction in aid of Roof Repair Fund, 7.30pm.

Dewsbury Town Hall

Dewsbury and Heavy Woollen Beer and Cider Festival. More than 80 real ales, 15 ciders and perries, bottled beers from around the world, and food. Quiet session, CAMRA members free, students/OAPS £2, adults £3, noon-5pm; evening session, CAMRA members/students/OAPS £3, adults £4, 5pm-10.30pm. Live music from Dewsbury Music Centre Swing Band, 8pm.

DRAMA AND STAGE

Batley Town Hall

Batley Amateur Thespian Society presents High Society, 7.15pm. Tickets £12 (£10 concessions). To book call 07792634360.

Dewsbury Artspace

Dewsbury Arts Group presents Spring and Port Wine, Dewsbury Artspace, Lower Peel Street, off Bradford Road, 7.30pm. Tickets £9 (concessions £8). Ring 01924 465647.

Batley St Mary’s Hall, Melton Street, Batley

Don’t Stop Us Now, 7.30pm. Tickets £4 from Steve Walker on 01924 478394.

EXHIBITIONS

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place, Batley

Batley Camera Club annual exhibition 2013, free.

Paintings by Ian Leadbeater

White Cloth Gallery, Aire Street, Leeds

Duffy Archive presents David Bowie

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

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

Textures From My Travels, by Carol Curtis.

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

Future Backgrounds by Gil Pasternak

MUSIC

Huddersfield Town Hall

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic performs Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony; Brahms Double Concerto and Strauss’s Don Juan. Tickets £8-£21 from 01484 223200.

PUBS AND CLUBS

Eastborough WMC, Battye Street, Dewsbury

Natalie Wellings, female vocalist.

The Taproom, Batley

Dan Burnett, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Millbridge WMC, Liversedge

Ricky Graham, personality vocal and ex Child member.

Cross Keys, Morley

Nate and the Dogs.

Comrades Club, Heckmondwike

Crown of Lights band night featuring Alex Quinn And The Man In The Street; Further From The Truth and Eternal Teenage Syndrome, from 8pm. Free.

THEATRES

Studio Theatre

Bradford 01274 432000

Shooting from the Lip, with comedian Patrick Monahan

Grand Theatre and Howard Assembly Room

Leeds 0844 848 2705

The Full Monty

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts

Halifax 01484 349422

The Man – Van Morrison tribute

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Huddersfield 01484 430528

The Sorcerer, by Huddersfield Gilbert and Sullivan Society.

SATURDAY

community

Black Bull, Birstall

Spen Valley building recording weekend, studying traditional buildings. Tickets £70 including meals, £25 without, from David Cant on 01422 883846.

Oakwell Hall, Nutter Lane, Birstall

Oakwell Nature Club, for children aged four-10, 10am-noon, 50p-£2.

St Paul’s Church, Bradford Road, Birkenshaw

1st Spen Valley Scout Group spring fair, 2pm.

Dewsbury Town Hall

Dewsbury and Heavy Woollen Beer and Cider Festival. Noon-5pm, CAMRA members free, entry £2-£3. 5pm-10.30pm, entry £2-£3. Live music from Fat Stanley from 8pm.

Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

Free poetry read-around in the museum, 1.30pm. Bring poems on the theme of spring. Book on 01924 464945.

DRAMA AND STAGE

Batley Town Hall

High Society, 7.15pm. Tickets £10-£12 from 07792634360.

Dewsbury Artspace, Lower Peel Street, Dewsbury

Dewsbury Arts Group presents Spring and Port Wine, 7.30pm. Tickets £8-£9. Ring 01924 465647.

Batley St Mary’s Hall, Melton Street,

Don’t Stop Us Now, 7.30pm. Tickets £4 from Steve Walker on 01924 478394.

EXHIBITIONS

Red House, Oxford Road, Gomersal

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

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place

Batley Camera Club 2013 exhibition.

Paintings by Ian Leadbeater

White Cloth Gallery, Aire Street, Leeds

Duffy Archive presents David Bowie

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

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

Textures From My Travels, by Carol Curtis.

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

Future Backgrounds by Gil Pasternak.

West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Six Tales from the Brothers Grimm by David Hockney, 10.30am–3pm.

MUSIC

Leeds Town Hall

Moscow State Symphony Orchestra with free pre-concert talk by Anastasia Belina, from 6.45pm. Tickets £12.50-£31.50. Ring 0113 2243801.

Huddersfield Town Hall

Yorkshire Cancer Research Spring Concert II, 7.15pm. Tickets £5-£15. Ring 01484 223200.

PUBS AND CLUBS

Batley Irish Nash

Stevie James, vocalist, 8.15pm.

Eastborough WMC, Battye Street, Dewsbury

Howzat, male vocal duo

Old Bank WMC, Mirfield

Male duo Motown Night

The Taproom, Batley

Acoustic SkaDom, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Cross Keys, Morley

The Fuse

Horncastle pub, Cleckheaton

O.C.DofficialUK

Comrades Club, Heckmondwike

Stardiz, vocal instrumental duo 8.30pm.

Millbridge WMC, Liversedge

Hope and Pray, vocal comedy duo

The Central Club, Batley

Vocalist Stevie Moore, 7pm.

TALKS

The Greenwood Centre, Huddersfield Road, Ravensthorpe

History of Ravensthorpe, 10.30am-noon. Free but booking essential, on 01924 325040.

THEATRES

Studio Theatre

Bradford 01274 432000

The Noise Next Door, Boys On Tour

Grand Theatre

Leeds 0844 848 2705

The Full Monty

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts

Halifax 01484 349422

Halifax Symphony Orchestra

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Huddersfield 01484 430528

The Sorcerer, by Huddersfield Gilbert and Sullivan Society

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Leeds 0113 213 7700

Sherlock Holmes: The Best Kept Secret

City Varieties

Leeds 0113 243 0808

From Canada to Leeds: The Lumberjacks, with comedians Craig Campbell, Stewart Francis and Glenn Wool.

WALKS

Lining out in Flockton

North Kirklees Ramblers. Meet Eddie and Andrea at Flatt Top Inn, Albion Rd, Thornhill, for an eight mile moderate walk, 10.30am. Ring 01924 470091.

SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

Black Bull, Birstall

Spen Valley building recording weekend, studying traditional buildings in Birstall, Gomersal and Liversedge with guidance in recording and surveying. Tickets £70 including meals, £25 without, from David Cant on 01422 883846.

EXHIBITIONS

Red House Museum, Oxford Road, Gomersal

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

PUBS AND CLUBS

Batley Irish Democratic League Club (Nash), Batley

Vicky Louise, vocalist, 1pm; Ebony Jordan, vocalist, 8.15pm.

Central Club, Batley

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

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Benjamin Francis Leftwich

HiFi Club, Leeds

Rene

New Roscoe, Leeds

Mock Lobster

Packhorse, Leeds

Fizzler

Sela Bar, Leeds

Tokyo Doorbells

Seven, Leeds

Sam Dutton-Taylor Trio

The Hop, Wakefield

The Darlingtons

The Wardrobe, Leeds

Inspades Inc

Wharf Chambers, Leeds

Famine

THEATRES

City Varieties

Leeds 0113 243 0808

Searchers

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts

Halifax 01484 349422

Orchestra of Square Chapel - summer concert