What’s on this weekend

Comedian Jason Manford.
Comedian Jason Manford.

It might be January but that’s no reason to stay in in front of the telly – find something to do in our wonderful what’s on guide.

FRIDAY

Exhibitions

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place, Batley

Open Exhibition 2013

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk

Masterstrokes: Great Paintings From York Art Gallery

West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

20:20 Print Exchange Exhibition

White Cloth Gallery, Aire Street, Leeds

Classic Film Poster Season

Creative Arts Hub, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Paintings by Diana Osmolska

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

Dana Schutz

In Focus: Albert Wainwright

Matthew Darbyshire and the WA Ismay Collection

Theatres

Alhambra Theatre

Bradford 01274 432000

Aladdin: Magical Pantomime Adventure

St George’s Hall

Bradford 01274 432000

Abba Mania

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts

Halifax 01484 349422

Anton Stadler Trio

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Huddersfield 01484 430528

Aladdin

Carriageworks

Leeds 0113 224 3801

Puss in Boots

Don’t Let Go

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Leeds 0113 213 7700

The Jungle Book

Leeds Town Hall

Leeds 0113 2243801

Lunchtime talk: Holocaust Poetry

Wakefield Theatre Royal

Wakefield 01924 211 311

Steptoe and Son

Stage

Dewsbury Town Hall

Dewsbury Collegians present Cinderella, 7.15pm. Balcony £8.50, stalls £8 (concessions £6). Discounts for block bookings. Ring 01924 492742, 01924 468653, 01924 406790 or 01924 324501 or book online at www.kirklees.gov.uk/townhalls.

Dewsbury Artspace, Lower Peel Street

Dewsbury Arts Group presents espionage drama Pack of Lies, 7.30pm. Phone 01924 465647 for tickets.

Pubs and clubs

Eastborough WMC

Martine McKee, female vocalist.

Millbridge WMC

Simon Young, young vocalist.

Taproom, Batley

Scott Wainwright/Chris Martin. 8.30pm. Free entry.

Wickham Arms Hotel, Cleckheaton

Superior jazz band, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Music

Square Chapel arts centre, Halifax:

Halifax Philharmonic Club with the Anton Stadler Trio, 7.30pm. Tel: 01422 349422.

Ritz Ballroom, Brighouse:

Northern soul night with DJ Ginger Taylor and guests, 8.30pm. Tel: 01484 720058.

Hebden Bridge Trades Club:

Ten-piece band Extra Love and DJ Dillinger, 8pm. Tel: 01422 845265.

Puzzle Hall Inn, Sowerby Bridge:

Rock and soul four-piece Happy Daggers and support from the Giant Mouse of Minsk, 9pm. Tel: 01422 835547.

St George’s Hall, Bradford:

Dust down those flares and enjoy Abba Mania, 7.30pm. Tel: 01274 432000.

Phipps Concert Hall, University of Huddersfield:

The university’s wide ranging pop and alternative groups made up of second and final year students, 7.30pm. Tel: 01484 471603.

Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield:

To Saturday, the smash-hit musical Dreamboats and Petticoats. Tel: 0114 249 6000.

SATURDAY

Exhibitions

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place,

Open Exhibition 2013

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk

Masterstrokes: Great Paintings From York Art Gallery

West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

20:20 Print Exchange Exhibition

White Cloth Gallery, Aire Street, Leeds

Classic Film Poster Season

Creative Arts Hub, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Paintings by Diana Osmolska

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

Dana Schutz

In Focus: Albert Wainwright

Matthew Darbyshire and the WA Ismay Collection

Theatres

Alhambra Theatre

Bradford 01274 432000

Aladdin: Magical Pantomime Adventure

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts

Halifax 01484 349422

Fake Thackray – The Songs of Jake Thackray

Victoria Theatre, Halifax

01422 351158

Jason Manford – First World Problems

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Huddersfield 01484 430528

Aladdin

Carriageworks

Leeds 0113 224 3801

Puss in Boots

Don’t Let Go

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Leeds 0113 213 7700

The Jungle Book

Leeds Town Hall

Leeds 0113 2243801

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Wakefield Theatre Royal

Wakefield 01924 211 311

Steptoe and Son

Stage

Dewsbury Artspace, Lower Peel Street

Dewsbury Arts Group presents espionage drama Pack of Lies, 7.30pm. Phone 01924 465647 for tickets.

Dewsbury Town Hall

Dewsbury Collegians present Cinderella, 2pm and 7.15pm. Balcony £8.50, stalls £8 (concessions £6). Discounts for block bookings. Ring 01924 492742, 01924 468653, 01924 406790 or 01924 324501 or book online at www.kirklees.gov.uk/townhalls.

Community

Creative Arts Hub, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Meet the artist drop-in session with Diana Osmolska, including chance to ask questions and painting table for young visitors, 1pm-3pm.

Music

Huddersfield Town Hall

Slaithwaite Philharmonic Orchestra concert, 7.30pm. Tickets £8.50 with concessions from Chris Woodhead on 01484 648866.

Pubs and clubs

Comrades Club, Heckmondwike

Code-e top vocal instrumental trio lights, 8.30pm.

Eastborough WMC

Cracker Duo, male/female instrumental duo.

Old Bank WMC

Personality vocalist Matt Fisher.

Millbridge WMC

Kelly Aitchson

Taproom, Batley

Rusty Nails. 8.30pm. Free entry.

Central Club, Batley

Sondelle, female vocal, 7pm.

Walks

Tong Circular

With North Kirklees Ramblers. Meet at 10.45am at Keeper Lane, Tong, BD4 0RS, for a 7.5 mile moderate walk led by Norma, phone 01274 685343.

Marsden Meander

Meet at Marsden Railway Station at 10am for a slow paced walk on historic routes. Finishes 3pm.

Grange Moor and Flockton

Join Dewsbury and District Ramblers for this B walk led by Brenda Ayres. Meet at Link Road, Dewsbury, 9.30am.

SUNDAY

Exhibitions

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

Dana Schutz

In Focus: Albert Wainwright

Matthew Darbyshire and the WA Ismay Collection

Theatres

Alhambra Theatre

Bradford 01274 432000

Aladdin: Magical Pantomime Adventure

Carriageworks

Leeds 0113 224 3801

Puss in Boots

Pubs and clubs

Central Club, Batley

Reg Hargreaves Trio and guest singer, 1pm-3.30pm.

Walks

Local footpaths

B walk, meet at Wellington Road car park, Dewsbury at 9.30am. Stuart Gledhill is the leader.

Calderdale Heritage Walk:

Halifax Hostelries (part 1), meet Anne Kirker for a walk looking at the life and times of some well-known Halifax hotels and inns, start 2pm outside Bull Green House, Bull Green, Halifax. £3.

Music

Rex Cinema, Elland:

Organist Peter Jebson takes the console for the first concert of the New Year, 2.30pm. £5, includes a short film novelty. Tel: 01422 372140.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester:

The Academy of St Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell violin/director, music by JS Bach, Brahms and Beethoven, 7.30pm. Tel: 0844 907 9000.