What’s on this weekend

Carlinghow Theatre Company - cast of Singing in the Rain.
Carlinghow Theatre Company - cast of Singing in the Rain.

Don’t miss a thing with our comprehensive listings guide for the weekend.

FRIDAY

Community

St Mary’s Community Heritage Site, Church Lane, Mirfield

Heritage weekend open day with hourly tours of church belfry, chance to view motte and other historic features, 10am-4pm.

Thornhill Parish Church

Flower festival celebrating heritage open weekend, opens 7pm.

Birstall Woodturning Club

Open day and exhibition, Unit 46, Holme Bank Mills, Mirfield, 11am-4pm. Watch members at work or have a go yourself. Items for sale or to commission. Free entry and free refreshments.

New Picture House independent cinema, South Street, Dewsbury

Withnail and I , doors 6.30pm, film 7.30pm. Visit www.newpicturehouse.com or venue on the night for tickets, £4 (concs £3).

DRAMA AND STAGE

Batley Town Hall

Carlinghow Theatre Company presents Singing in the Rain, 7.30pm. Tickets £13, concessions available, ring 01924 324501 or 01484 223200.

PUBS AND CLUBS

Alma Inn, Thornhill

Poker league, from 7.30pm.

The Taproom, Batley

Matt Wood’s My Lyrical Mind, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Millbridge WMC

Louise Nash, girl vocal.

Eastborough WMC

Female vocalist Lois McLaine.

Comrades Club, Regent Street, Heckmondwike

Power Rage AC/DC tribute band, 8.30pm, free.

Music

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Kaiser Chiefs

The Cockpit, Leeds

Black Angels

Harry Radford

Theatre

Alhambra Theatre

Bradford 01274 432000

New Jersey Nights

City Varieties

Leeds 0113 243 0808

Broadway and Beyond

Grand Theatre

Leeds 0844 848 2705

Opera North present Peter Grimes

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts

Halifax 01484 349422

Wilful Missing

St George’s Hall

Bradford 01274 432000

Jason Manford: First World Problems

Victoria Theatre, Halifax

01422 351158

Halifax AOS: Our House

Wakefield Theatre Royal

Wakefield 01924 211 311

Teechers

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Leeds 0113 213 7700

Northern Ballet: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Ugly Sisters

EXHIBITIONS

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place

On Leaving and Arriving: Ruth Robson

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

Folk at Play by Cath Everett

Huddersfield Art Gallery

David Swann: Mobilising Healthcare

White Cloth Gallery, Leeds

Laura Pannack: Young British Naturist

Creative Arts Hub, Mirfield

Taste of HOST

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park

The Earthworks Project: Artwork by local residents, children and community groups.

Oakwell Hall, Birstall

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

Leeds City Museum

Sketches and drawings by Ronald Pawson (1916-1977)

Through the Magic Mirror: The World of Anthony Browne

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

Post War British Sculpting and Painting

Haroon Mirza

William Scott

Roger Hiorns: Untitled (Youth)

SATURDAY

COMMUNITY

New Picture House independent cinema, South Street, Dewsbury

Hugo, children activities from 12.30pm, film from 1.30pm. Visit www.newpicturehouse.com or venue on the day for tickets, £4 (concs £3).

Croft House, Upper Hopton

Heritage trail and exhibitions organised by Upper Hopton Community Association, non-guided tours with programme costing £1, 10am-4pm.

St Mary’s Community Heritage Site, Church Lane, Mirfield

Heritage weekend open day with hourly tours of church belfry, chance to view motte and other historic features, plus example of Anglo-Saxon daily life, 10am-4pm.

Thornhill Parish Church

Flower festival celebrating heritage open weekend, 10am-4pm.

Moravian Church, Wyke

Heritage open weekend, 10am-4pm.

Dewsbury Town Hall

Ghost hunting adventure with Simply Ghost Nights, 9am-3pm. Booking essential, £29, visit www.simplyghostnights.co.uk.

PUBS AND CLUBS

Old Bank WMC, Mirfield

Male vocal duo The Fabulous Baker Boys.

The Taproom, Batley

Thieving Lloyd Cole, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Millbridge WMC

Vocal entertainer Si Sonata.

Eastborough WMC

Pop chart trio The Crowd.

Comrades Club, Heckmondwike

Vocal comedian Ricky Starr, 8.30pm.

Music

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Northern Brass Arts Festival, featuring the Black Dyke Band, Hepworth Band, Foden’s Band and more, from noon.

Theatre

Alhambra Theatre

Bradford 01274 432000

New Jersey Nights

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Huddersfield 01484 430528

Gingerbread Man

Albert Herring

Alan Barnes with the Andy Cholerton Trio

City Varieties

Leeds 0113 243 0808

Halfway to Paradise

Grand Theatre

Leeds 0844 848 2705

Opera North present Peter Grimes

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts

Halifax 01484 349422

The Artist: A Fundraiser

St George’s Hall

Bradford 01274 432000

Jason Manford: First World Problems

Victoria Theatre, Halifax

01422 351158

Halifax AOS: Our House

Wakefield Theatre Royal

Wakefield 01924 211 311

Teechers

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Leeds 0113 213 7700

Northern Ballet: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Ugly Sisters

Talks

St John’s Church, Upper Hopton

Talk on the church’s history by Dr Jessica Malay, 10.30am and 1pm.

Walks

Dewsbury and District Ramblers

Mirfield, B walk, change to syllabus. Meet walk leader Alan Higson, Link Road, Dewsbury, 9.30am, or by the canal in Mirfield, 9.45am.

Exhibitions

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place

On Leaving and Arriving: Ruth Robson

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

Folk at Play by Cath Everett

Creative Arts Hub, Mirfield

Taste of HOST

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park

The Earthworks Project: Artwork by local residents, children and community groups.

Oakwell Hall, Birstall

Dewsbury Photographic Group. Free, but hall admission charges apply

SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

New Picture House independent cinema, South Street, Dewsbury

Danish Film Season: Melancholia, doors 6.30pm, film 7.30pm. Free, visit www.newpicturehouse.com to reserve tickets.

Spenborough Model Engineers’ Club

Open day, 1pm-4.30pm. Ride the model trains. Royds Park, New Street, Cleckheaton.

Croft House, Upper Hopton

Heritage trail and exhibitions organised by Upper Hopton Community Association, non-guided tours with programme costing £1, 1pm-4pm.

St Mary’s Community Heritage Site, Church Lane, Mirfield

Heritage weekend open day with hourly tours of church belfry, chance to view motte and other historic features, noon-5pm.

Thornhill Parish Church

Flower festival celebrating heritage open weekend, 10am-4pm.

Moravian Church, Wyke

Heritage open weekend, 1pm-4pm.

Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre, Cleckheaton

KGW Wrestling presents Tiger Mcguigan Jnr, Bubba ‘The Butcher’ Morris, Mark Star, Priscilla Queen of the Ring,

LOMAX and many more, 12.45pm. Ringside £8, general £5, family tickets available, visit centre, emailkgwpromotions@gmail.com or text 07710 595561.

THEATRES

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Huddersfield 01484 430528

AJ Brown, Now and Then

WALKS

Batley Rambling Club

Eight mile easy walk at Heath Common, Wakefield, led by Joanne Hanson-Young. Departs Batley Sports Centre, 9am.

Dewsbury and District Ramblers

‘Five reservoirs, a B-plus walk. Meet leader David Lodge, Wellington Road car park, Dewsbury, 8.30am.

Exhibtions

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park

The Earthworks Project: Artwork by local residents, children and community groups.