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Don’t miss a thing this weekend with our comprehensive what’s on guide.

FRIDAY

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Halifax Festival

A 10 day festival of theatre, film, music, art, dance and heritage. Visit www.halifaxfestival.co.uk.

Cleckheaton folk Festival

Various venues around the town. Music and street attractions. Visit www.cleckheatonfolkfestival.org.

Fields off Hunsworth Lane, BD4 6RN

Yorkshire Wartime Experience

Family military history event with re-enactors, wartime vehicles and stalls. Under fives free, adults £6.50, concs £5, family of four £20. Visit www.ywe-event.info.

DRAMA AND STAGE

Dewsbury Artspace, Lower Peel Street, Dewsbury

Dewsbury Arts Group presents Billy, a musical based on Billy Liar, 7.30pm. Tickets £9 (concs £8), ring 01924 465647.

EXHIBITIONS

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

William Scott

Sound and Light by Haroon Mirza

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

Future Backgrounds by Gil Pasternak

The Lounge and Gallery, Matthew’s Coffee House, Cleckheaton

Something Else by Scholes Art Group tutor Chris Rouse.

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

Don’t Do It Mother, Batley School of Art’s second year BA(hons) Fine Art students’ annual exhibition.

PUBS AND CLUBS

Eastborough WMC

Female vocalist Vicky Louise

Millbridge WMC

Twist Of Fate, four piece rock covers band.

Ritz Ballroom, Brighouse

Bugalu Foundation, nine piece original Northern Latin soul band and DJ set from Jeff Hordley AKA Cain Dingle from Emmerdale. Entry £10 on the door, £8 advance from: 01484 720058 or www.wegottickets.com.

Brooklands, Batley

UK Subs

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

The Ukrainians

Cafe Lento, Leeds

Joe Tatton Trio

Cockpit Room 3, Leeds

Big Narstie

HEART, Leeds

Samay

Holbeck WMC, Leeds

Pink Peg Slax

New Roscoe, Leeds

The Roosters

Sela Bar, Leeds

Joe Ashlar

Snooty Fox, Wakefield

Virus

The Hop, Wakefield

Marcus Bonfanti

The Library, Leeds

Acid Drop

The Taproom, Batley

Kate Douglas

The Wardrobe, Leeds

Whole Lotta Led

West Riding, Dewsbury

Further From The Truth

THEATRES

Alhambra Theatre

Bradford 01274 432000

Go Back For Murder

Carriageworks

Leeds 0113 224 3801

Churchill

City Varieties

Leeds 0113 243 0808

Beyond the Barricade

Grand Theatre and Howard Assembly Room

Leeds 0844 848 2705

Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical

St George’s Hall

Bradford 01274 432000

King of Pop: The Legend Continues

SATURDAY

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Red House Museum, Oxford Road, Gomersal.

Walk and tea with Mary Taylor, friend of Charlotte Bronte, 1.30pm. A brief tour of Mary Taylor’s childhood home, followed by a 3.5 mile walk around Old Gomersal. Return via the Gomersal Lodge Hotel, originally High Royds, Mary’s last home, for a traditional cream tea. Charge £5 adults, £10 children, who must be accompanied by an adult. Charge applies for entry to Red House. Booking essential with Helen on 01274 532425 or helensheritagewalksntalks@hotmail.co.uk.

Halifax Festival

A10 day festival of theatre, film, music, art, dance and heritage. Visit www.halifaxfestival.co.uk.

Upper Hopton

Garden Trail, 10am- 4pm, £3, children free. Programmes available from Croft House, Jackroyd Lane, Upper Hopton or any participating garden displaying balloons. Refreshments available all day.

St John’s Car Park, Bradford Road, Cleckheaton

Cleckheaton farmers’ market, 9am-1pm.

Cleckheaton folk Festival

Various venues around the town. Music and street attractions. Visit www.cleckheatonfolkfestival.org.

Fields off Hunsworth Lane, BD4 6RN

Yorkshire Wartime Experience

Family military history event with re-enactors, wartime vehicles and stalls. Under 5s free, adults £6.50, concs £5, family of four £20. Visit www.ywe-event.info.

St Paul’s Church, Mirfield

Mirfield Sweet Pea Festival, craft stalls, advice stand, seeds and 41 classes for exhibitors. Huddersfield Road, Mirfield, 10.30am-4pm with prizes at noon

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School Healds Road, Dewsbury

Summer Gala with circus theme from noon. Bouncy castle, bottle stall, tombola, circus fancy dress competition,light refreshments etc. E ntrance: £1 per family

DRAMA AND STAGE

Dewsbury Artspace, Lower Peel Street, Dewsbury

Dewsbury Arts Group presents Billy, a musical based on Billy Liar, 7.30pm. Tickets £9 (concs £8), ring 01924 465647.

EXHIBITIONS

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

William Scott

Sound and Light by Haroon Mirza

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

Future Backgrounds by Gil Pasternak

The Lounge and Gallery, Matthew’s Coffee House, Cleckheaton

Something Else by Scholes Art Group tutor Chris Rouse.

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

Don’t Do It Mother, Batley School of Art’s second year BA(hons) Fine Art students’ annual exhibition.

Upper Hopton Club

Northorpe Watercolour Society presents an exhibition and sale of work by local artists. Jackroyd Lane, Upper Hopton, 10am-4pm.

MUSIC

Greenhead Park, Trinity Street, Huddersfield

Listen To The Music! 2pm-4pm.

PUBS AND CLUBS

Old Bank WMC, Old Bank Road, Mirfield

Singer Thomas Marx

Comrades Club, Heckmondwike

Gary Johnson on keyboard, guitar and vocals, 8.30pm.

Eastborough WMC

Female duo Maki

Millbridge WMC

Fifth Avenue top boy/girl duo

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

The Temperance Movement, Leeds

Carpe Diem: Carnabells, Leeds

Courthouse (Otley): Fusion, Leeds

Fox & Newt, Leeds

Biscuithead And The Biscuit Badgers

HEART, Leeds

Mestisa

THEATRES

Alhambra Theatre

Bradford 01274 432000

Go Back For Murder

Carriageworks

Leeds 0113 224 3801

Churchill

City Varieties

Leeds 0113 243 0808

Grand Union Orchestra – Trading Roots

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Huddersfield 01484 430528

Defying Gravity, by Emma Coombes Dance Academy

WALKS

Mytholmroyd and beyond.

B walk with Dewsbury and District Ramblers. The 9.31am train from Dewsbury or meet at Mytholmroyd train station at 10.05am. Brenda Ayres is walk leader.

SUNDAY

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Red House Museum, Oxford Road, Gomersal

Wedding open day, noon-3.30pm.

Halifax Festival

A 10 day arts festival Visit www.halifaxfestival.co.uk.

Cleckheaton folk Festival

Various venues around the town. Visit www.cleckheatonfolkfestival.org.

Fields off Hunsworth Lane, BD4 6RN

Yorkshire Wartime Experience

Under fives free, adults £6.50, concs £5, family of four £20. Visit www.ywe-event.info.

Community of the Resurrection

Family fun day with car rally, stalls, tombola, raffle, welly wanging and more. Stocksbank Road, Mirfield, 2pm-6pm.

Ossett Memorial Community Centre

National Scalextric Collectors Club swap meet. Prospect Road, Ossett, 10am-2.30pm. Entry £1, u16 free. Refreshments available.

EXHIBITIONS

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

William Scott

Sound and Light by Haroon Mirza

THEATRES

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Huddersfield 01484 430528

Defying Gravity, by Emma Coombes Dance Academy

WALKS

Oakwell Hall and Gomersal

With North Kirklees Ramblers.

Meet at 10.45am at Heckmondwike Market Place, WF16 0EZ, for an eight mile medium walk. No dogs please. Ring Geoff on 01422 379 921.

Jumble Hall Clough

B+ walk with Dewsbury and District Ramblers. Meet walk leader David Lodge, Wellington Road car park, Dewsbury, 9am.

Cleckheaton’s history

Meet at the car park behind Cleckheaton Town Hall at 10.30am for an easy two mile themed Folk Festival walk with Kirklees Countryside Volunteers. Ring Susan on 07979 292781.

Cordwell Valley

With Batley Rambling at Batley Sports Centre at 9am for an eight mile medium walk from Totley Derbys following fields, woodland, moorland paths.

pubs and clubs

Central Club, Batley

Afternoon Jazz with Reg Hargreaves Trio and singer, 1pm-3.30pm, free.