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

30
MAY
Diljit Dosanjh
First Direct Arena

Diljit Dosanjh at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Monday 30 May 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
JUN
Rainbow of Ribbons
Barnsley Hospice

During the months of June and July we will be displaying hundreds of ribbons in stunning colours around the Hospice grounds. You are invited to dedicate a ribbon for those special people who have added colour to your life.You may choose a…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01226 244244
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04
JUN
Sarah Millican
The Royal Hall

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
JUN
The Antiques & Fine Art Fair at Harewood
The Marquee, Harewood House

Over the weekend of Her Majesty The Queens 90th birthday The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited returns to stage The Antiques & Fine Art Fair at Harewood supported by Knight Frank Harrogate which opens in The Marquee Harewood House Harewood near Leeds West…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01797 252030
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10
JUN
Neil Young
First Direct Arena

Legendary Canadian singer song writer Neil Young has given us over 45 years of a wide range of rock music. From hard rock to country to folk‐tinged acoustic few artists have shown such a…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUN
Award winning baby and children's nearly new sale
Otley Rugby Club

Award winning baby and childrens nearly new sale where mums sell to mums. Its a great afternoon out where not only can you grab a bargain but its also an opportunity to meet other families in the area. Sale runs 2‐4pm £2…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07762 358374
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11
JUN
Barry Manilow
First Direct Arena

For a veteran such as Barry Manilow taking it easy may seem an acceptable idea. However this isnt on the horizon for the Billboard friendly legend. Manilow released his Super Hits album in April…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
JUN
Nicholas McCarthy One Handed Pianist Tour - Leeds
Leeds College of Music

See Nicholas McCarthy the worlds only one‐handed star pianist play a dazzling concert of repertoire from his classical chart topping Warner Classics Album ‐ Solo. Call 0800 411 8881 for tickets.Nicholas McCarthy was born in 1989 without his right hand and only…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07967 465589
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16
JUN
BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders Level 2
The Cosmopolitan Hotel

BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders APLH Level 2 Leeds.Gain the qualification needed to apply for your Personal Licence to sell alcohol and advance your career prospects within the licensed retail sector. This 1 day APLH course held at The Cosmopolitan Hotel…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 08000 786056
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17
JUN
Monty & Dale's Big Night Out
The Albert Hotel

Leeds Steampunk Market and Captain Cumberpatchs Curious Creations are proud to bring youMontague Jacques Fromage and BBBlackdog Friday 17th June 2016atThe Albert Hotel now just a pubBridge Street Keighley West Yorkshire BD21 1AADoors open 6.30 gig starts 7pm finishes at 10pm£7 advance…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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22
JUN
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Oakwell Hall Country Park

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 new musical score and…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01924 324761
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25
JUN
Wheatfields Summer Fair
Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice

This years Summer Fair will take place at Wheatfields Hospice and Shire Oak School on Saturday 25 June.The popular Summer Fair is the perfect day out for friends and family alike offering everything from live entertainment and food to prize tombolas and…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0113 203337
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27
JUN
Fish and Fizz Fancy trying Fish and Chips
Nash's Fish and Chip restaurant on Merrion Street

Join us at the excellent family‐owned Nashs Fish and Chip Restuarant in central Leeds to road test some of these famous combinations. Nashs has been a Leeds institution since they first opened in the 1920s they moved into a beautiful Tudor‐style Grade…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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27
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Lonarc Oboe Trio
Farnley Hall

The Northern Aldborough Festival is delighted to welcome the Lonarc Oboe Trio. The origins of the oboe trio can be found in the after dinner entertainment Harmoniemusik for political and aristocratic circles in late 18th century Vienna. Many distinguished composers of…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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27
JUN
Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention 2016
University of Huddersfield

This CPD accredited event is organised by the Journal of Wound Care and Institute of Skin University of Huddersfield United Kingdom. Learning objectives:‐ To address new preventative and therapeutic Integrity and Infection Prevention ISIaIP at the strategies in light of antibiotic resistance‐…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02075 016748
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29
JUN
Northern ALdborough Festival: Eusebio Sanchez
Bramham Park

The Northern Aldborough Festival welcomes Mexican Marimba player Eusebio Snchez. This young virtuoso marimba players Northern debut will enthral and delight the Festival audience with his authentic Latin flair and extraordinary virtuosity. Featuring works by American composer Michael Burritt Mexican composer…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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03
JUL
National Youth Dance Company - In Nocentes
Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

NYDC proudly returns to the Stanley and Audrey Burton Theatre with a new work by the critically acclaimed Sadlers Wells Associate Artist and NYDC 2015‐16 Guest Artistic Director Michael Keegan‐Dolan award‐winning Founder and Artistic Director of the former Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre.…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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05
JUL
Gladys Knight
First Direct Arena

Gladys Knight at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Tuesday 05 July 2016. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
JUL
Rotary Club of Wakefield Chantry Dragon Boat Even
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 a…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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09
JUL
Cocoon in the Park
Temple Newsam

For techno and electronic lovers Cocoon in the Park without a doubt put on a show. With DJs such as Loco Dice Sven Vath and Cassy youre bound to have an amazing day listening to…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
JUL
Saturday Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch
Radisson Blu Leeds

. Want to try a wide variety of wines and learn about new grape varities Want to discover which wines match best with which foods Want a fun interactive weekend tasting which will teach you all the basics about wine and a…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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16
JUL
AleAthlon
Harden Moss

TeamOA are proud to present a brand new race following on from their huge success of the Wineathlon series. This is a race over 13km throughout the picturesque Holme Valley with our feed stations stocking optional samples of some of Yorkshires Finest…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07717 711343
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17
JUL
Bronte Sportive
Leeds City College- Keighley Campus

The Bronte Monster is 88 miles and though its by no means one of the longest sportives it is recognized as being mile for mile one of the toughest sportives in the UK. Because of generous sponsorship from our sponsor All…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01535 640176
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21
JUL
BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH)
The Cosmopolitan Hotel

BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders APLH Level 2 Leeds.Gain the qualification needed to apply for your Personal Licence to sell alcohol and advance your career prospects within the licensed retail sector. This 1 day APLH course held at The Cosmopolitan Hotel…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08000 786056
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22
JUL
The Cribs
Millenium Square

British indie hard rock trio The Cribs will be performing six dates across the country this spring in support of their fifth studio album.The band are currently hard at work mastering their fifth but as…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
JUL
Ocean Colour Scene
Millenium Square

Ocean Colour Scene at Millenium Square in Leeds on Sunday 24 July 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
AUG
Malala Yousafzai
First Direct Arena

Malala Yousafzai at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Sunday 07 August 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Malala Yousafzai live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
SEP
Yorkshire Wineathlon
Thurstonland CC

. An easy trail runwalkcrawl with feed stations every few miles stocked with optional WINE samples.So run walk or crawl your way around this wine themed event possibly the best excuse ever to get out of the house on a SundayPrizes for…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 07717 711343
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18
SEP
Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge
Oxenhope Community Centre,

This will be the 12th Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge and in September 2015 a record number of over 350 participants took part. All entry fees go straight towards supporting Sue Ryder care in the local area and while there is no obligation…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: B D229LH
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24
SEP
Millburn
Brudenell Social Club

Millburn at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Saturday 24 September 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Millburn tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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