What’s on this weekend

Your ultimate guide to what’s on this weekend in Batley, Dewsbury, Mirfield, Spen and beyond.

FRIDAY

exhibitions

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place, Batley

Change 2013

Ruth Robson: On Leaving and Arriving

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

Mirror Image, by twins Bethany and Olivia Loker

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

Post War British Sculpting and Painting

Haroon Mirza

William Scott

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

Flourish Award: Sara Clark

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

The Earthworks Project

West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Pastoral by Serena Smith

Creative Arts Hub, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Taste of HOST

Oakwell Hall, Birstall

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

Leeds City Museum

Sketches and drawings by Ronald Pawson (1916-1977)

National Coalmining Museum

The Hidden Lives of the Coal Traders

School’s Out – summer holiday activities

01924 848806, www.ncm.org.uk

Wakefield Museum

Food for All Seasons

01924 302700, www.wakefieldmuse
ums.org

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Hans Josephsohn retrospective; Yinka Shonibare – Fabric-Ation; Garth Evans; Alison Cooper – Write to Roam

01924 832631, www.ysp.co.uk

The Art House, Wakefield

Members’ Open Exhibition

01924 377740, www.the-arthouse.org.uk

The Orangery, Wakefield

Richard Woods – A Maze for Yorkshire

01924 215550, www.the-orangery.uk.net

FAMILY

New Picture House independent cinema, South Street, Dewsbury

Holy Motors (18) 7.30pm. Visit www.newpicturehouse.com for tickets.

Royal Armouries, Leeds

Summer Knights: championship jousting and stunt riding shows. Visit http://www.royalarmouries.org to book.

Oakwell Hall, Nutter Lane, Birstall

Bushcraft day, 10am-2pm. A day of woodland adventure. Build a shelter, light a fire and create a cooking area. £20 for children aged 10 to 16. Booking is essential. Ring 01924 326240.

Nostell Priory

Find the Lady, family detective tour, 11am, £5 per family

01924 863892, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nostell-priory

PUBS AND CLUBS

Butcher’s Arms, Staincliffe

Bob Marley tribute act Marlon

Alma Inn, Thornhill

Poker league, from 7.30pm.

Eastborough WMC

Male vocalist Danny Tetley

Millbridge WMC

Young male vocalist Luke Murgatroyd

The Taproom, Batley

Scott Wainwright, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

A Forest of Stars

Duck and Drake, Leeds

TC and the Money Makers

New Roscoe, Leeds

The Blueniks

New Travellers Rest, Leeds

Mike Raffone and the Bluetones

Snooty Fox, Wakefield

Beyond the Gate

The Highwood, Leeds

Howlin’ Johnny and the 59 Sound

Wharf Chambers, Leeds

Massicot

SATURDAY

exhibitions

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place, Batley

Change 2013

Ruth Robson: On Leaving and Arriving

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

Mirror Image, by twins Bethany and Olivia Loker

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

Post War British Sculpting and Painting

Haroon Mirza

William Scott

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

Flourish Award: Sara Clark

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

The Earthworks Project

West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Pastoral by Serena Smith

Red House Museum, Oxford Road, Gomersal

Through the Rainbow exhibition of glasswork

Creative Arts Hub, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Taste of HOST

Oakwell Hall, Birstall

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

Leeds City Museum

Sketches and drawings by Ronald Pawson (1916-1977)

National Coalmining Museum

The Hidden Lives of the Coal Traders

School’s Out – summer holiday activities

01924 848806, www.ncm.org.uk

Wakefield Museum

Food for All Seasons

01924 302700, www.wakefieldmuse
ums.org

FAMILY

Dewsbury town centre

Dewsbury on Sea. Giant inflatable whale theatre, Noah’s Ark toddler inflatable, zorb balls, donkey rides, fairground, Ponderosa petting zoo, face painting, street performers, sandy beach, and more, 10am-4pm.

New Picture House independent cinema, South Street, Dewsbury

Hugo (PG) 1.30pm. Visit www.newpicturehouse.com for tickets.

Shepley Bridge Marina, Steanard Lane, Mirfield

Free 50 minute boat trips with the Safe Anchor Trust,10.30am-4pm.

Royal Armouries, Leeds

Summer Knights: championship jousting. Visit http://www.royalarmouries.org to book.

Nostell Priory

Find the Lady, family detective tour, 11am, £5 per family

01924 863892, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nostell-priory

PUBS AND CLUBS

Comrades Club, Heckmondwike

Vocal entertainer Dani, 8.30pm.

Eastborough WMC

Vocal duo Vex

The Central Club, Batley

Female vocalist Leanne, 7pm.

Millbridge WMC, Bennett Street, Liversedge

Vocal instrumental duo Pop and Idol

Old Bank WMC, Mirfield

Vocal duo Midnite

Victoria Function Rooms Batley

Tamla Motown night with DJ Tony Patchett, 8pm-1am. Admission £3 on the door.

The Taproom, Batley

Eternal Teenage Syndrome, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Snooty Fox, Wakefield

Chasing the Dark

01924 782929, www.snootyfoxlive.com

The Hop, Wakefield

One Day After School (upstairs); Dr Blue (downstairs)

01924 367111, www.thehopwakefield.co.uk

Warehouse 23, Wakefield

Headbangers Ball – Sacred Mother Tongue, Cypher 16 & Broken

01924 724523, www.warehouse23.co.uk

Red Shed, Wakefield

AJ and Sam, a night of swing music through the ages. 8pm

SUNDAY

Your ultimate guide to what’s on this weekend in Batley, Dewsbury, Mirfield, Spen and beyond.

FRIDAY

exhibitions

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place, Batley

Change 2013

Ruth Robson: On Leaving and Arriving

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

Mirror Image, by twins Bethany and Olivia Loker

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

Post War British Sculpting and Painting

Haroon Mirza

William Scott

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

Flourish Award: Sara Clark

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

The Earthworks Project

West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Pastoral by Serena Smith

Creative Arts Hub, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Taste of HOST

Oakwell Hall, Birstall

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

Leeds City Museum

Sketches and drawings by Ronald Pawson (1916-1977)

National Coalmining Museum

The Hidden Lives of the Coal Traders

School’s Out – summer holiday activities

01924 848806, www.ncm.org.uk

Wakefield Museum

Food for All Seasons

01924 302700, www.wakefieldmuse
ums.org

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Hans Josephsohn retrospective; Yinka Shonibare – Fabric-Ation; Garth Evans; Alison Cooper – Write to Roam

01924 832631, www.ysp.co.uk

The Art House, Wakefield

Members’ Open Exhibition

01924 377740, www.the-arthouse.org.uk

The Orangery, Wakefield

Richard Woods – A Maze for Yorkshire

01924 215550, www.the-orangery.uk.net

FAMILY

New Picture House independent cinema, South Street, Dewsbury

Holy Motors (18) 7.30pm. Visit www.newpicturehouse.com for tickets.

Royal Armouries, Leeds

Summer Knights: championship jousting and stunt riding shows. Visit http://www.royalarmouries.org to book.

Oakwell Hall, Nutter Lane, Birstall

Bushcraft day, 10am-2pm. A day of woodland adventure. Build a shelter, light a fire and create a cooking area. £20 for children aged 10 to 16. Booking is essential. Ring 01924 326240.

Nostell Priory

Find the Lady, family detective tour, 11am, £5 per family

01924 863892, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nostell-priory

PUBS AND CLUBS

Butcher’s Arms, Staincliffe

Bob Marley tribute act Marlon

Alma Inn, Thornhill

Poker league, from 7.30pm.

Eastborough WMC

Male vocalist Danny Tetley

Millbridge WMC

Young male vocalist Luke Murgatroyd

The Taproom, Batley

Scott Wainwright, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

A Forest of Stars

Duck and Drake, Leeds

TC and the Money Makers

New Roscoe, Leeds

The Blueniks

New Travellers Rest, Leeds

Mike Raffone and the Bluetones

Snooty Fox, Wakefield

Beyond the Gate

The Highwood, Leeds

Howlin’ Johnny and the 59 Sound

Wharf Chambers, Leeds

Massicot

SATURDAY

exhibitions

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place, Batley

Change 2013

Ruth Robson: On Leaving and Arriving

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

Mirror Image, by twins Bethany and Olivia Loker

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

Post War British Sculpting and Painting

Haroon Mirza

William Scott

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield

Flourish Award: Sara Clark

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

The Earthworks Project

West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Pastoral by Serena Smith

Red House Museum, Oxford Road, Gomersal

Through the Rainbow exhibition of glasswork

Creative Arts Hub, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Taste of HOST

Oakwell Hall, Birstall

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

Leeds City Museum

Sketches and drawings by Ronald Pawson (1916-1977)

National Coalmining Museum

The Hidden Lives of the Coal Traders

School’s Out – summer holiday activities

01924 848806, www.ncm.org.uk

Wakefield Museum

Food for All Seasons

01924 302700, www.wakefieldmuse
ums.org

FAMILY

Dewsbury town centre

Dewsbury on Sea. Giant inflatable whale theatre, Noah’s Ark toddler inflatable, zorb balls, donkey rides, fairground, Ponderosa petting zoo, face painting, street performers, sandy beach, and more, 10am-4pm.

New Picture House independent cinema, South Street, Dewsbury

Hugo (PG) 1.30pm. Visit www.newpicturehouse.com for tickets.

Shepley Bridge Marina, Steanard Lane, Mirfield

Free 50 minute boat trips with the Safe Anchor Trust,10.30am-4pm.

Royal Armouries, Leeds

Summer Knights: championship jousting. Visit http://www.royalarmouries.org to book.

Nostell Priory

Find the Lady, family detective tour, 11am, £5 per family

01924 863892, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nostell-priory

PUBS AND CLUBS

Comrades Club, Heckmondwike

Vocal entertainer Dani, 8.30pm.

Eastborough WMC

Vocal duo Vex

The Central Club, Batley

Female vocalist Leanne, 7pm.

Millbridge WMC, Bennett Street, Liversedge

Vocal instrumental duo Pop and Idol

Old Bank WMC, Mirfield

Vocal duo Midnite

Victoria Function Rooms Batley

Tamla Motown night with DJ Tony Patchett, 8pm-1am. Admission £3 on the door.

The Taproom, Batley

Eternal Teenage Syndrome, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Snooty Fox, Wakefield

Chasing the Dark

01924 782929, www.snootyfoxlive.com

The Hop, Wakefield

One Day After School (upstairs); Dr Blue (downstairs)

01924 367111, www.thehopwakefield.co.uk

Warehouse 23, Wakefield

Headbangers Ball – Sacred Mother Tongue, Cypher 16 & Broken

01924 724523, www.warehouse23.co.uk

Red Shed, Wakefield

AJ and Sam, a night of swing music through the ages. 8pm

SUNDAY

exhibitions

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

Post War British Sculpting and Painting

Haroon Mirza

William Scott

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

The Earthworks Project

Red House Museum, Oxford Road, Gomersal

Through the Rainbow exhibition of glasswork

Oakwell Hall, Birstall

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

Leeds City Museum

Sketches and drawings by Ronald Pawson (1916-1977)

FAMILY

Spenborough Model Engineers’ Club open day, 1pm-4.30pm. Ride the model trains. Royds Park, New Street, Cleckheaton.

Shepley Bridge Marina, Steanard Lane, Mirfield

Free 50 minute boat trips with the Safe Anchor Trust,10.30am-4pm.

Market Place, Dewsbury

Dewsbury on Sea. Play on the giant beach, 11am-4pm.

Royal Armouries, Leeds

Summer Knights: falconry, mini farm, talks and tours. Visit http://www.royalarmouries.org.

Birstall Cricket Club, Leeds Road, Howden Clough.

Family fun day in aid of charity Joining Jack, 9am onwards. Cricket tournament, lots of stalls, face painting, tombola, raffle and disco in the evening. Breakfast served in the morning and all day barbecue. For more information call Zoe Purslow on 07595749516.

Dewsbury Market, Cloth Hall Street, Dewsbury

Dewsbury car bootless sale, 6am-noon.

Oakwell Hall, Nutter Lane, Birstall

Craft demonstrations, 1pm-4pm.

PUBS AND CLUBS

The Central Club, Batley

Sunday afternoon jazz with Reg Hargreaves trio and singer, 1pm-3.30pm, free.

The Taproom, Batley

Ade Payne, 5pm. Free entry.

Millbridge WMC

Fun day with bouncy castles, Europe’s largest inflatable slide, fairground attractions.