What's on inBirstall


Welcome to Birstall

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Birstall - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Birstall to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Birstall

29
JUN
Celebrity Makeup Artist Sean Maloney on his Master
Grosvenor Casino Leeds

SEANMALONEYMUA Celebrity Make Up Artist is taking you on a make up masterclass journey. Maloney has worked with names such as Lily Allen Jessie J Amy Willerton Amy Childs Channel 4 ITV TOWIE Lime Pictures and made appearances at London Fashion…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01133 893700
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30
JUN
59th India International Garments Fair
Mahatma Mandir

India International Garment Fair IIGF has come a long way and it is now one the established fair in the international apparel fairs arena. The next edition i.e. 59th in the series is scheduled to be held from 30 June ‐ 02…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01242 708027
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05
JUL
Wildlife of the World photography exhibition
Sovereign House

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThe photographers participating in this theme have sent us striking images of the widest range of species from elephants to insects. Many of the images in this exhibition highlight the relationships that species have…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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06
JUL
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Otley Courthouse Arts Centre

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful musical score and…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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07
JUL
Pride and Prejudice
Dunstarn Farm

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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07
JUL
Scandalous Marriage of George IV Talk
Cannon Hall Museum

Join us for this over 18s only evening to hear tales from actress Catherine Curzon on the marriage of George IV and his wife. It has everything and is a perennially popular topic with its illegitimate children scheming mistresses and even a…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 790270
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08
JUL
digiPlaySpace
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

digiPlaySpace is coming to Eureka Eureka is hosting the European premiere of digiPlaySpace an unmissable touring exhibition all the way from Canada. digiPlaySpace is a collection of interactive digital art showcasing the work of artists from around the world. Created by Toronto…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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08
JUL
Rotary Club of Wakefield Chantry Dragon Boat Event
Pugneys Country Park

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and our…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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08
JUL
system. presents Cocoon in the Park 2017
Leeds Temple Newsam

February is upon us. The weather is looking a bit tasty. Icy winds and all the trimmings. It drags you down. Some of us might even feel a bit lost as the winter lingers on and on. An endless sofa of sadness.By…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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09
JUL
Leeds 10K
Leeds City Centre

This is a great opportunity to smash your 10K personal best as Jane Tomlinsons legacy run has retained its new flatter and faster course.Entries are now open sign up today to secure your place and ensure that you experience the unrivalled atmosphere…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 0113 203337
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13
JUL
Speed Dating in Leeds
Brooklyn

Speed Dating in LeedsHow Speed Dating in Leeds worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Leeds you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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15
JUL
Mum2mum Market Baby & Childrens Nearly New Sale
Halifax Academy

Sat 15th July‐ Halifax Academy ‐ Doors Open 13:15 15:15Over 30 stalls selling excellent condition baby and childrens goods at bargain prices. Well‐known brands at a fraction of high street prices. Everything imaginable for your little ones.JOIN THE EVENT FOR SALE…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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18
JUL
Fanny Price and Emma Woodhouse Literary Talk
Cannon Hall Museum

We celebrate the life of the world renowned English author Jane Austen on the 200th Anniversary of her death.Join Marilyn Joice of The Northern Branch of the Jane Austen Society and an expert on this World renowned author in this fascinating literary…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 790270
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18
JUL
Jane Austen and Marriage – Fact or Fiction Talk
Cannon Hall Museum

We celebrate the life of the world renowned English author Jane Austen on the 200th Anniversary of her death.Join Marilyn Joice of The Northern Branch of the Jane Austen Society and an expert on this World renowned author in this fascinating literary…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 790270
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23
JUL
Barnsley Bubble Rush
Locke Park Barnsley

Participants we call them Bubblers will walk run jog or dance around the 5k course which is filled with masses of bubbles.At every kilometre point is a Bubble Station where our trained team of Bubble Commandos will man the foam cannons blowing…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01226 244244
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28
JUL
The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics with Opera
Millenium Square

The event entitled The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics is a new collaboration between Opera North Leeds City Council and Back to Basics founder Dave Beer which also marks an incredible 25 years at the forefront of UK club culture for…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07584 072308
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29
JUL
Ossett Comedy Night
Ossett Town Hall

Youre in for a treat with 5 comedians headlining the show is the brilliant Mick Ferry supported by Rob Mulholland Dave Williams & Tom Little. Your compere for the night is the affable chap Rick Hulse. Brought to you by Act…

Location: 5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01924 305830
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06
AUG
Muslim Marriage Events Leeds
Mumtaz Leeds

We are holding the next muslim marriage event on Sunday 6th August 2017 at Mumtaz Leeds 1 & 2 Mckenzie House Chadwick Street Leeds LS10 1PJ.Open Event Open to all MuslimsAn event to provide a platform for people seeking partners in marriage…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07738 638325
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10
AUG
Great Expectations
Oakwell Hall Country Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Charles Dickens unforgettable story of love family and friendship set in the depths of Victorian England. From the haunting marshlands of Kent to the bustling streets of Victorian London this epic tale follows the fortunes of a young…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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10
AUG
Rock around the Hall – Jive dance lessons
Cannon Hall Museum

Whether you are looking to impress your guests for your first dance or simply want to give it a whirl these fun Jive lessons will give you a head start.Join us when our stunning Ballroom comes alive to the sound of 1950s…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01226 790270
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19
AUG
DC3: More in Common
Square Chapel Arts Centre

Director & Choreographer: Jo Meredith Composer: Michael Grant Associate Director: Greg EldridgeYoung people from YMT come together to create an original bold musical production exploring how in a divided world music and dance can unite us all. Set against the…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01422 349422
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19
AUG
Shadwell Flower, Vegetable and Craft Show 2017
Shadwell Primary School

Traditional village flower vegetable and craft show. Exhibits of entries to classes covering a wide range of interests. Various stalls brass band tea tent bar chickens. Free circus skills free ball pool for tots. Face painting. A village setting on the primary…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0113-2 738821
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19
AUG
Shadwell Village Flower, Vegetable & Craft Show
Shadwell Primary School playing fields

A traditional Village Flower show with marquees exhibits teas bar brass band circus skills face painting. Commercial and local group Stalls. All in a lovely rural setting on our Primary School Playing Field. Something for all ages. 1.30…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0113-2 738821
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28
AUG
Food, Gift & Craft Fair
Worsbrough Mill and Country Park

Come along to this well established market where there are food stalls along with other gifts and crafts.You can sample home baking in the Millers Tearoom and the children can enjoy our fantastic play area.Dont forget to buy our organic flour produced…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 774527
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01
SEP
Absolute Bowie
O2 Academy Leeds

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01133 891555
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09
SEP
Learn To Trade Live, Leeds
Park Plaza Hotel Leeds

There are many reasons people trade but 99 of the time it is to earn more moneyDiscover how you could become a trader full time or part time and increase your earning potential on our one day intensive course Learn to Trade…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02030 054905
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10
SEP
Mum2mum Market Baby & Children's Nearly New Sale
Lightcliffe Academy Sports Centre

Sun 10th September‐ Lightcliffe Academy Sports Centre ‐ Doors Open 13:15 15:15Over 30 stalls selling excellent condition baby and childrens goods at bargain prices. Well‐known brands at a fraction of high street prices. Everything imaginable for your little ones.JOIN THE EVENT…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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24
SEP
KVU Singers presents The King's Singers
King's Hall

Their work synonymous with the best in vocal ensemble performance appeals to a vast international audience.Performing to hundreds of thousands of people each season the group tours regularly to Europe North and South America Asia and Australasia. Instantly recognisable for…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01943 602319
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30
SEP
Only Fools and 3 Courses The Sequel Comedy Night
Craiglands Hotel

Comedy Dining are pleased to bring you the sequel to Only Fools and 3 Courses a completely different dining experience.DCI Roy Slater will be putting in an appearance and we all know what Del thinks of himCassandra and Rodney take a trip…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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13
OCT
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
Millenium Square

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Tourist Attractions


Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Have you ever wondered... What happens to the food you eat How sound and music are made What might be hidden in your back garden How other people liveThe answers to these questions and many more will be…

Thackray Museum

The Museum was the inspiration of Paul Thackray, grandson of Charles F Thackray, founder of the medical company bearing his name in Leeds in 1902.With the aid of a £3 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the museum has been established in a former workhouse building adjacent…

Bolling Hall

Tucked away in a leafy garden, less than a mile from the city centre, is one of Bradford's most precious jewels. . . It's easy to see why Bolling Hall was a pleasant family home for more than five centuries, with views right over the…

Leeds City Museum

Leeds City Museum is an exciting day out for visitors of all ages. See fascinating , lively displays that tell the story of Leeds, the natural world, Ancient Egypt and Africa, to name but a few.Experience a world of discovery.. explore four floors of interactive and exciting galleries.…

Middleton Railway

Having been established by an Act of Parliament in 1758, the Middleton Railway, Leeds, can claim to be the oldest Railway in the world. It also played host to the first commercially successful, revenue earning, steam locomotives which entered service there in 1812. The 1758 Middleton Railway Trust…

National Media Museum

The National Media Museum is part of the NMSI Museums Group National Museum of Science and Industry which also includes the Science Museum based in London and at Wroughton in Wiltshire, the National Railway Museum based in York and at Shildon in County Durham.We exist to 'Engage, inspire…

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