What’s on this weekend

Stand-up comedian and actor Jimeoin will perform at City Varieties Music Hall this February with his ever-evolving live show ' a fluid mixture of his signature observations, with hawk eye dissection of more of the absurdities of life and how we live it.' 'Jimeoin is a frequent performer at comedy festivals, including the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe. He has also toured in the UK and internationally. He's appeared on many TV shows including Live at the Apollo, The Royal Variety Performance, Channel 4's O2 Comedy Gala, and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow.' ' '                Jimeoin - YES, YES, WHATEVER...?! is at City Varieties Music Hall on Saturday 22nd February 2014 at 7.30pm.
Stand-up comedian and actor Jimeoin will perform at City Varieties Music Hall this February with his ever-evolving live show ' a fluid mixture of his signature observations, with hawk eye dissection of more of the absurdities of life and how we live it.' 'Jimeoin is a frequent performer at comedy festivals, including the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe. He has also toured in the UK and internationally. He's appeared on many TV shows including Live at the Apollo, The Royal Variety Performance, Channel 4's O2 Comedy Gala, and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow.' ' ' Jimeoin - YES, YES, WHATEVER...?! is at City Varieties Music Hall on Saturday 22nd February 2014 at 7.30pm.

Stuck for something to do this weekend? Check out our full listings guide to find your perfect night out.

FRIDAY

Music

Wickham Arms Hotel, Cleckheaton

Superior jazz band, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Millbridge WMC

ABandinURHead

Eastborough WMC

Simon Young,male vocalist.

Taproom, Batley

Dan Burnett, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Grand Theatre, Leeds:

Opera North with The Girl of the Golden West, 7.30pm. Tel: 0844 848 2700.

City Varieties, Leeds:

Folk rock veterans Fairport Convention, 7.30pm. Tel: 0113 243 0808.

Theatre

Todmorden Hippodrome:

To Saturday, TAODS with The 39 Steps, doors 7pm, show 7.30pm. Tel: 0844 8700 887.

Square Chapel arts centre, Halifax:

Red Ladder Theatre Company with Wrong ‘Un – A Suffragette’s Story, 8pm. Tel: 01422 349422.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford:

To Saturday, Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers. Tel: 01274 432000.

St George’s Hall, Bradford:

To Saturday, RSC First Encounter – The Taming of the Shrew. Tel: 01274 432000.

Palace Theatre, Manchester:

To Saturday, Jason Donovan in Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Tel: 0844 871 3019.

Children

Theatre Royal, Wakefield:

To Sunday, Wakefield Little Theatre with Pinocchio. Tel: 01924 211311.

Stage

Batley Town Hall

Acorn Theatre Company presents Rita, Sue and Bob Too, 7.15pm. Tickets £12, concessions available. Ring 01924 342501 or book online via www.kirklees.gov.uk/townhalls.

Exhibitions

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place, Batley

Dewsbury Arts Group spring exhibition.

Matthew’s Coffee House, Market Street, Cleckheaton

Cleckheaton’s Got Talent by Cleckheaton U3A Art Group.

West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

20:20 Print Exchange Exhibition.

Creative Arts Hub, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Chatting with the Fauna – an exhibition of work by artist Fabric Lenny.

SATURDAY

Community

Oakwell Hall, Nutter Lane, Birstall

Willow workshop, £25 per person, 10am-4pm. Book on 01924 326240.

Bagshaw Museum, Wilton Park, Batley

Art Attack Is Back, for children eight-14, 2pm-3pm. £3, book on 01924 326155.

Music

Millbridge WMC

Viva Rock ‘N’ Roll, five piece band

Central Club, Batley

Curtis Lee, 7pm.

Old Bank WMC

AJ and Sam, young male vocal duo

Comrades Club, Heckmondwike

Ruby Ruby, soft rock pop duo, 8.30pm.

Taproom, Batley

Old’s Cool, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Eastborough WMC

The James Brandon Show, comedy

The Grand Theatre, Leeds:

Opera North with Macbeth, 7.30pm.

Leeds Town Hall:

BBC Philharmonic with Elena Urioste on violin, 7.30pm. Tel: 0113 224 3801.

Comedy

Leeds City Varieties:

Jimeoin

Square Chapel arts centre, Halifax:

The Best of Tony Hancock, 7.30pm. Tel: 01422 349422.

Lawrence Batley, Huddersfield:

Iestyn Edwards with My Tutu’s Gone Awol, 8pm. Tel: 01484 430528.

Exhibitions

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place

Dewsbury Arts Group spring exhibition.

Matthew’s Coffee House, Market Street, Cleckheaton

Cleckheaton’s Got Talent by Cleckheaton U3A Art Group.

West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

20:20 Print Exchange Exhibition.

Creative Arts Hub, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Chatting with the Fauna – an exhibition of work by artist Fabric Lenny.

Stage

Batley Town Hall

Acorn Theatre Company presents Rita, Sue and Bob Too, 7.15pm. Tickets £12 from 01924 342501 or www.kirklees.gov.uk/townhalls.

Walks

Rise to the Heights

Meet at Marsden railway station at 10am. Cross the watershed to the 18th century Heights Church, Delph, Harrop Edge and over Pule Hill.

SUNDAY

Music

Taproom, Batley

College Band Showcase, three young acts, 6pm–9pm. Free entry.

Arden Road Social Club, Halifax:

Tenth Doghouse Family Friendly Sunday, with the Owter Zeds, Fold, Little Giants and Model Village, 3pm to 7pm. £7/£6/£4/£1.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester:

Movie Mania – some of the best songs from the movies performed by 150 voices, 7.30pm. Tel: 0844 907 9000.

Theatre

Square Chapel arts centre, Halifax:

Reform Theatre Company with My Romantic History, 7.30pm. Tel: 01422 349422.

Comedy

City Varieties, Leeds:

David O’ Doherty: Will Try to Fix Everything, 8pm. Tel: 0113 243 0808.

Children

Square Chapel arts centre, Halifax:

Topsy Turvy Theatre with Isabel’s Well, for children aged three-seven years, 2.30pm. Tel: 01422 349422.

Walks

What, no tower on Castle Hill?

Meet Nigel at 1.30pm for a 4.5 mile medium circular theme walk. Contact Kirklees Countryside volunteer Susan on 07979 292781.

Calder Valley

With Batley Rambling Club. Six mile easy walk led by Betty Rhodes. Meet at Batley Sports Centre at 9am.

Marsden

With Dewsbury and District Ramblers

B plus walk. Meet Cynthia O’Driscoll at Wellington Road car park, Dewsbury.

Also on

Eureka! Space is Ace:

To March 2, join the crew of the Eureka! Space Station and explore the wonders of the universe. Activities for children and families. Eureka children’s museum, Halifax. Tel: 01422 330069.

Kirklees walk:

Meet Nigel at Cleckheaton town hall for a 4.5 mile medium walk and see some of the work the volunteers have done on footpaths, 1.30pm.