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Game of Thrones admit to using Ikea rugs for actors' costumes

Game of Thrones fans may well have admired the warm fur cloaks worn by Jon Snow and members of the Night's Watch in the hit show.

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Insurance money returned after 'stolen' candlesticks reappear at Yorkshire castle

Insurance money returned after 'stolen' candlesticks reappear at Yorkshire castle

A Yorkshire castle has had to return an insurance pay-out after four 'stolen' candlesticks re-appeared in strange circumstances.

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Working Together: Batley Girls High School students produced the super backdrops, and production licensing was sponsored by John Medley of Map Ventilation Ltd, Batley

Children’s Lion King has ‘wow’ factor

Stunning movement, dance and music with shimmering backdrops across a multi-level stage gave children’s production of The Lion King a real “wow” factor!

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Dunkirk, cert 12A, in UK cinemas from Friday, July 21, 2017.  2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment. All rights reserved.

WIN: Dunkirk IMAX family tickets and goody bags - see One Direction star Harry Styles big screen debut

To celebrate the release of Dunkirk - in UK cinemas July 21 - Warner Bros. Pictures have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win an IMAX family ticket and official merchandise good bags.
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It’s Your Round, July 10-15

It’s Your Round, July 10-15

Cheers to a theatre show that’s a cabaret pub quiz.

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Opera North will continue to get funding from the Arts Council.

Arts Council reveals £5.3m boost in funding for Yorkshire

The Arts Council has this morning announced an increase of more than £5m for projects and organisations based in Yorkshire.
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Ten things to do w/c June 22

Ten things to do w/c June 22

Looking for something to do this week? Take a look at our top ten list of events

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Darth Vader greeting fans at the STAR WARS Identities exhibition at The O2, London. Photos: Lucasfilm Ltd  & TM 2017

PREVIEW: Star Wars Identities exhibition is out of this world

The Force is strong in the UK with a new Star Wars Identities exhibition landing for a summer long visit and it really is out of this world, as Graham Walker has been finding out.
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Get a sneak peek of newly discovered Barnsley archive footage

PREVIEW: Barnsley History Day celebrates town's forefathers on Father's Day

Barnsley History Day will celebrate the town's forefathers on Father's Day with talks, exhibitions and a sneak peek at newly found archive film in the Town Hall tomorrow, Sunday, June 18, from 11am.
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PREVIEW: Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017 from Joe Cocker to Jo Cox - 20 must things to see and do

Full Monty celebrity strippers, twerking dance classes, talks with big names like Sir Lenny Henry and documentaries about Joe Cocker to Jo Cox are all part of this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest.
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The Price Is Right returns with Alan Carr at the helm

The Price Is Right is returning - with Alan Carr as host.

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My Cousin Rachel in UK cinemas from Friday, June 9, 2017.

WIN: My Cousin Rachel limited edition hardback books set and film artwork

Romantic novelist Daphne du Maurier's best seller My Cousin Rachel has been turned into a new feature film and to celebrate its release we have an exclusive prize up for grabs.
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Yorkshire Cosplay Con 2017 at Sheffield Arena June 3 and 4.

Yorkshire Cosplay Con realistic weapons ban in security crackdown at Sheffield Arena

Yorkshire Cosplay Con fans who dress as their fantasy heroes have been told not to bring realistic looking weapons to this weekend's annual event in a security crackdown at Sheffield Arena.
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Wonder Woman in UK cinemas from June 1. 2017 Warner Bros. Ent. All Rights Reserved. TM &  DC Comics

WIN: Wonder Woman film merchandise goody bags

To celebrate the release of Wonder Woman - in cinemas today, June 1 - Warner Bros. Pictures have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win exclusive film merchandise.

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Last year's Batley Vintage Day.

Spitfire on display at vintage day of fun and nostalgia

A Spitfire soared through the skies of a West Yorkshire town as it celebrated a bygone era of swing music, classic cars and community spirit.

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VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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Alien: Covenant in IMAX at Cineworld Sheffield

WIN: Alien: Covenant IMAX Cineworld Sheffield tickets and Laser Quest Sheffield passes

In space, no one can hear you scream....but win today's fantastic prize and everyone will hear you - we have six tickets to see the new Alien: Covenant film in IMAX plus Laser Quest passes.
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Superheroes Captain America, Superwoman and Thor at last year's Yorkshire Cosplay Con at Sheffield Arena.

WATCH LIVE AT NOON: Superheroes to take over Facebook Live

Superheroes will be taking over our Facebook Live stream at noon today - Saturday, May 6 - as we talk to organisers and fans promoting next month's Yorkshire Cosplay Con 2017.
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VIDEO PREVIEW: Sir Lenny Henry, Louis Theroux and Ian Hislop to speak at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Comedy icon Sir Lenny Henry, TV documentary star Louis Theroux and satirist Ian Hislop are amongst the high profile special guests coming to this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest.
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SKYPE VIDEO: Fashion blogger Susie Bubble inspires women tech creators at Leeds International Festival

Girl power comes to Leeds International Festival when fashion blogger Susie Bubble joins a panel inspiring more women to become tech creators.
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