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Don’t miss our thing with our comprehensive guide to what’s on in Batley, Dewsbury, Mirfield, Spen and beyond.

FRIDAY

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Huddersfield Library,Princess Alexandria Walk, Huddersfield

Live Mic Night, 6pm-8pm. Contact Beverley Healey on 01274 221955.

DRAMA AND STAGE

Dewsbury Town Hall

Dewsbury Collegians present Half a Sixpence, 7.15pm. Stalls £11 (concs. £9.50), balcony £12.50. Book online at www.kirklees.gov.uk/townhalls or ring 01924 324501 or 01924 492742.

EXHIBITIONS

White Cloth Gallery, Aire Street, Leeds

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.

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

William Scott.

Sound and Light by Haroon Mirza.

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, print exhibition by David Hockney, 10.30am-3pm.

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place

David Collinge – Lower Earth.

St Paul’s Church, Mirfield

Mirfield Team Parish Exhibition and Sale of Art 40th anniversary show.

PUBS AND CLUBS

Eastborough WMC, Battye Street, Dewsbury

K-Dee female vocalist.

Millbridge WMC, Huddersfield Road, Liversedge

X Factor finalistTrevor Craig

West Riding, Dewsbury

Cheezy Rider, 8.30pm

Black Bull, Dewsbury

Allusondrugs

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Big Naturals, Bilge Pump, Unwave

Fox and Newt, Leeds

Feastem, Oblivionized, Gets Worse, Corrupt Moral Altar

Global Tribe Cafe, Leeds

The Mavis Seed

HiFi Club, Leeds

Tom Gee Band, Jack Edwards

New Roscoe, Leeds

Travellin’ Band

Santiago, Leeds

Brighter Arrows, Bonehouse, Manuals, Wade, Cattle

Seven, Leeds

Colin Hodgkinson And Back Door

Snooty Fox, Wakefield

Aggravation

The Hop, Wakefield

Missing Andy

The Library, Leeds

Carnabells, Born Thief, Rock Bottom Risers, The Almanacs

The Taproom, Batley

Brian J Comber, Tom Richardson

The Wardrobe, Leeds

The Scandal, The Ratells, King No-one, Traffic Wire

Warehouse 23, Wakefield

The Total Stone Roses, Charlatanz, Oaysis

Wharf Chambers, Leeds

L’ocelle Mare

TALKS

Batley Older People’s Centre, Commercial Street, Batley

Chelsea Golds Garden Talk by Chelsea Flower Show designer Martin Walker, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £4 including coffee and cake. Hosted by Kirkwood Hospice’s Batley and Birstall Support Group.

THEATRES

Grand Theatre and Howard Assembly Room

Leeds 0844 848 2705

Rocky Horror Show

Seth Lakeman

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Huddersfield 01484 430528

Film: Les Miserables (12A)

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts

Halifax 01484 349422

Absolution

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Leeds 0113 213 7700

Tristan and Yseult

SATURDAY

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Oakwell Hall, Nutter Lane, Birstall

Oakwell Nature Club. Discover the wildlife rich country park. £2 per child or 50p for Kirklees Passport holders.

Woodkirk St Mary’s Church, Leeds Road, Woodkirk

Garden party, 10.30am-3pm.

DRAMA AND STAGE

Dewsbury Town Hall

Dewsbury Collegians present Half a Sixpence, 7.15pm. Stalls £11 (concs. £9.50), balcony £12.50. Book online at www.kirklees.gov.uk/townhalls or ring 01924 324501 or 01924 492742.

EXHIBITIONS

White Cloth Gallery, Aire Street, Leeds

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.

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

William Scott

Sound and Light by Haroon Mirza

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, print exhibition by David Hockney, 10.30am-3pm.

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place

David Collinge – Lower Earth

St Paul’s Church, Mirfield

Mirfield Team Parish Exhibition and Sale of Art 40th anniversary show.

MUSIC

Greenhead Park, Trinity Street, Huddersfield

Listen To The Music! Young musicians perform, 2pm-4pm.

Batley Town Hall

Last Night of the Proms by Hammonds Saltaire Brass Band, 7.15pm. Tickets £8-£10 from 01924 324501 or Ted Griffiths on 01924 478933.

PUBS AND CLUBS

Eastborough WMC, Battye Street, Dewsbury

Something Old Something New

The Central Club, Batley

Female vocalist Nikki Marie

Millbridge WMC, Huddersfield Road, Liversedge

Britain’s Got Talent star Craig Harper

Old Bank WMC, Old Bank Road, Mirfield

Rockwood, five piece vocal/instrumental band )

Batley Irish Nash, Churchfield Street, Batley

Female singer Leanne Dee

Comrades Club, Regent Street, Heckmondwike

Male vocalist Steve Rose, 8.30pm

West Riding, Dewsbury

Half Dead Clatch, 4pm

THEATRES

Alhambra Theatre

Bradford 01274 432000

Allo Allo - Laughlines Dinner

Grand Theatre and Howard Assembly Room

Leeds 0844 848 2705

Rocky Horror Show

Leeds Town Hall

Leeds 0113 2243801

Siegfried by Orchestra of Opera North

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts

Halifax 01484 349422

Virginia Ironside: Growing Old Disgracefully

St George’s Hall

Bradford 01274 432000

Hats Off to Led Zeppelin

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Leeds 0113 213 7700

Tristan and Yseult

WALKS

Hidden Valley

Meet at Greenhead College main gate at 1.30pm for an easy 4-4.5 mile walk with Kirklees Countryside Volunteers. Ring Susan on 07979 292781.

SUNDAY

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Hyde Park Picture House, Brudenell Road, Leeds

Silent Landscapes: Place, Music and the Days of Nick Drake, featuring Nick Drake documentary A Skin Too Few, a talk by academic Tina Richardson and live performances of Nick’s music by folk musicians Glaciers and Lowpines. From 7.30pm, tickets £6.50-£8.50 from 0113 275 2045 or www.hydeparkpicturehouse.co.uk.

Dewsbury Market, Cloth Hall Street

Dewsbury car bootless sale, 9am-noon.

Oakwell Hall, Nutter Lane, Birstall

Fathers’ Day free visits. Free entry for dads accompanied by a paying relative, noon-5pm.

Red House Museum, Oxford Road, Gomersal

Fathers’ Day free visits. Free entry for dads accompanied by a paying relative, noon-5pm.

EXHIBITIONS

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

William Scott

Sound and Light by Haroon Mirza

St Paul’s Church, Mirfield

Mirfield Team Parish Exhibition and Sale of Art 40th anniversary show.

PUBS AND CLUBS

The Central Club, Batley

Sun afternoon jazz with Reg Hargreaves trio and singer-1pm-3.30pm Free entry.

Batley Irish Nash, Churchfield Street, Batley

Male singer Steve Parks and guitar vocalist Gary Thomas.

THEATRES

City Varieties

Leeds 0113 243 0808

T’Pau

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Leeds 0113 213 7700

Tristan and Yseult

WALKS

Langsett and Cut Gate Path

An A walk with Dewsbury and District Ramblers. Meet at Wellington Road car park, Dewsbury, at 8.30am.