What’s on this weekend

Comedian Patrick Monahan.
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Find your Friday feeling in our weekend what’s on guide.

FRIDAY

Exhibitions

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place, Batley

Dewsbury Arts Group spring exhibition

Exhibition by adults with physical disabilities, in Batley Art Kiosk.

Matthew’s Coffee House, Market Street, Cleckheaton

Miscellaneous Images by Bruce Baillie

MUSIC

Millbridge WMC

Rock ‘N’ Roll Outlaws.

Taproom, Batley

Jade Helliwell, 8.30pm, free entry.

Square Chapel arts centre, Halifax:

Calderdale’s own ‘Mr Musicals’, Neil

Hurst, with West End to Broadway

8pm. Tel: 01422 349422.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Hudders-field:

To Saturday, Woodhouse Musical Theatre Company with Grease, 7.30pm,

Saturday matinee 2.30pm. Tel: 01484 430528.

Leeds Town Hall:

Leeds College of Music Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Choir with

pianist Wolfgang Manz, 7.30pm. Tel: 0113 224 3801.

Grand Opera House, York:

Performing together for the first time in the UK, Tom Paxton and Janis Ian,

7.30pm. Tel: 0844 871 3024.

Theatre

Halifax Playhouse:

To Saturday, Halifax Thespians with Boeing-Boeing, 7.30pm, Saturday

matinee, 2.30pm. Tel: 01422 365998.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford:

To May 10, Disney’s award-winning mu-sical The Lion King. Tel: 01274 432000.

Grand Theatre, Leeds:

To Saturday, Derren Brown - Infamous, 7.30pm. Tel: 0844 848 2700.

Theatre Royal, York:

To Saturday, Sebastian Faulks’s Bird-song. Tel: 01904 623568.

Opera House, Manchester:

To Saturday, Paula Wilcox in Kinder-transport. Tel: 0844 871 301.

SATURDAY

Community

Society for the Blind of Dewsbury, Batley and District, Soothill Lane, Batley.

Spring fair, stalls, refreshments and Easter bonnet competition, 10am-3pm. Bonnet judging at 11.30pm. Admission 50p for adults, children free.

Safe Anchor Trust, Shepley Bridge Marina, Steneard Lane, Mirfield

Free 50 minute canal boat trip on the Calder and Hebble Navigation, 10.30am-4pm

EXHIBITIONS

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place, Batley

Dewsbury Arts Group spring exhibition.

Exhibition by adults with physical disabilities, in Batley Art Kiosk.

Matthew’s Coffee House, Market Street, Cleckheaton

Miscellaneous Images by Bruce Baillie

MUSIC

Millbridge WMC

Vocal duo Untouched.

Central Club, Batley

Female vocalist Martina McKee, 7pm

Comrades Club, Regent Street, Heckmondwike

Vocal instrumental duo Baker Boys.

Taproom, Batley

Thieving Lloyd Cole, 8.30pm, free entry.

Victoria Function Room, Bradford Road, Batley

Live Motown and soul evening with Carl Ashington and DJ Dave Whittaker, from 8pm. £4 on the door.

STAGE

Huddersfield Sports Centre

Snake Charmer: Patrick Monahan, 6pm. Tickets £12 from 01484 223630.

Batley Town Hall

Songsational evening of song and dance, tickets £8.

WALKS

Bingley and Harden

B walk with Dewsbury and District Ramblers. Meet walk leader Barry Rodgers at Link Road, Dewsbury, 9.30am.

Up to Flight Hill

Meet Ian at Holmfirth pool car park at 10am for a seven mile medium circular walk with some steep climbs. Contact Susan on 07979 292781.

SUNDAY

Community

Safe Anchor Trust, Shepley Bridge Marina, Steneard Lane, Mirfield

Free 50 minute canal boat trip on the Calder and Hebble Navigation, 10.30am-4pm

MUSIC

Central Club, Batley

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

WALKS

Norr Hill

With North Kirklees Ramblers. Meet at 10.30am at the junction of New Close Road and Nab Lane on A650, BD18 4AB, for a six mile moderate walk. No dogs. Led by John, ring 0113 2383965.

Children

Square Chapel arts centre, Halifax:

Red Table Theatre with Rudyard

Kipling’s Just So Stories, 2.30pm, for

families and children aged four-plus. Tel:

01422 349422.

coMedy

City Varieties, Leeds:

Ireland’s comedy master Brendan

Grace, 7.30pm. Tel: 0113 243 0808.

Also on

Guided walk:

Meet Chris Buckley for a 6.25 mile

guided walk to High Brown Knoll,

looking at its history and heritage, start

Robin Hood pub, Pecket Well, 10.30am.

Spring clean:

Volunteers’ clean-up at Hebden Bridge

Picture House, 9.30am to 12.30pm.

A tour with Anne Lister:

A tour of Shibden Hall focusing on its

most famous resident Anne Lister (1791

- 1840), 2pm. Included in the usual

admission price. Tel: 01422 352246.

Community market:

Ripponden community market, winner

of NABMA award, stalls selling artisan

foods, hand crafted cards, gifts etc, Brig

Royd Surgery car park, 9.30am to 3pm.

Calderdale Heritage Walk:

Walk around Lower Rastrick, meet

Brighouse Assembly Rooms car park,

Brighouse, 2pm.