What’s on this weekend

Leonard Cohen at Leeds Arena.
Leonard Cohen at Leeds Arena.

Don’t miss a thing with our comprehensive round-up of what’s on in North Kirklees 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

David Swann: Mobilising Healthcare

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

The Earthworks Project

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)

Through the Magic Mirror–The World of Anthony Browne

White Cloth Gallery, Leeds

Laura Pannack: Young British Naturist

Theatres

City Varieties

Leeds 0113 243 0808

Seann Walsh

St George’s Hall

Bradford 01274 432000

Sad Cafe

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Leeds 0113 213 7700

Northern Ballet: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Summer Review

PUBS AND CLUBS

Alma Inn, Thornhill

Poker league, from 7.30pm.

The Taproom, Batley

Matt Baxter, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Millbridge WMC

Elvis tribute act with Jim Santana

Eastborough WMC

Vocalist Steve Dean

Brooklands Bar, Bradford Road, Batley

Punk in Batley: 999, 7pm. tickets £7 in advance.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Kast Off Kinks

Cockpit, Leeds

The Safety Fire

Eiger Studios, Leeds

Devious

Inkwell, Leeds

Speed Dinosaurs

New Roscoe, Leeds

Fear Of The Faith

New Travellers Rest, Cross Gates

Caz Goes Ga Ga

O’Neill’s, Leeds

Free Empire

O2 Academy Leeds

Babyshambles

Packhorse, Leeds

Quasimodo

Snooty Fox, Wakefield

Kaideka

The Hop, Wakefield

That F*cking Tank

The Library, Leeds

The Scaramanga Six

Wakefield Sports Club

Gogo Penguin

Warehouse 23, Wakefield

Dirty Dc

music

Leeds Arena:

Babyshambles

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

David Swann: Mobilising Healthcare

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury

The Earthworks Project

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)

Through the Magic Mirror–The World of Anthony Browne

White Cloth Gallery, Leeds

Laura Pannack: Young British Naturist

Theatres

City Varieties

Leeds 0113 243 0808

The Animals and Friends

St George’s Hall

Bradford 01274 432000

The Manfreds: Five Faces tour

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Leeds 0113 213 7700

Northern Ballet: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Summer Review

FAMILY

Healey Community Centre in West Park Road, Healey, Batley

Yorkshire Down Syndrome Group fundraising gala, fairground games, stalls, Europe’s largest inflatable slide, DJ, live entertainment, tombola and more. From noon. Contact Clare Ellerby on 07979278338.

Cleckheaton Fire Station, Hightown Road, Cleckheaton

Charity car wash, 10am-4pm. Proceeds to the Firefighters’ Charity.

music

Leeds First direct Arena:

Leonard Cohen

PUBS AND CLUBS

Old Bank WMC, Mirfield

Male female 1960s duo Yakety Yak

The Taproom, Batley

Old’s Cool, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Millbridge WMC

Animation superb vocal instrumental duo

Eastborough WMC

Male female vocal instrumental duo Sonyx

Comrades Club, Regent Street, Heckmondwike

Vocal instrumental Gary Owen, 8.30pm.

Brudenell Social Club Leeds

Nick Harper

Soothill WMC, Batley

Songs from the 60s and 70s with Terry Webster.

Carpe Diem Leeds

Paperplane

Cockpit Leeds

Audio Republic

Eiger Studios, Leeds

The Oscillation Collective

Fox and Newt Leeds

Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster

The Babes in the Wood, Soothill

Limited Edition, 9pm. Rock and Rn’B covers.

Leeds College Of Music

Caitlin Rose

New Roscoe, Leeds

Phoenix Rising

Snooty Fox Wakefield

Havana Rocks

The Hop Wakefield

Black Yaya

Wharf Chambers Leeds

Motorcycle Display Team

Central Club, Batley

Stephanie Sweeting female vocalist, 7pm

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)

Through the Magic Mirror–The World of Anthony Browne

family

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

Wilton Park, Batley.

Kirklees Model Boat Club’s annual open/naval day. Display of model warships both on water and static. 10am-3.30pm. Admission and parking free.

PUBS AND CLUBS

The Taproom, Batley

Acoustic Daze, 2pm. Free entry.

Cross Keys Morley

Tytania

HiFi Club Leeds

Kurfuffle

New Roscoe Leeds

Absent Parachute

Oporto Leeds

Eliza And The Bear

The Hop Wakefield

Diana Jones

Central Club, Batley

Sunday afternoon jazz with Reg Hargreaves Trio And Singer, 1pm-3.30pm. Free.

WALKS

A Walk for Wakefield Hospice

With Dewsbury and District Ramblers. Five, 10, or 15 miles. Contact Gill Young or Margaret Mitchell for details.