What's on inCastleford

Welcome to Castleford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Castleford - 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 Castleford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Castleford

31
JAN
Whakkinell live !
The buffers

Whakkinell return to The Buffers for another night of great music…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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02
FEB
FREE taster session at the Wakefield Rock Choir
St Austins Community Centre

The Wakefield Rock Choir is led by local musician Charlotte Jones. Over the past few years Rock Choir has entered British peoples hearts with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and emphasis on supporting local communities. With performances at…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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03
FEB
FREE taster session at the Leeds/Horsforth Rock Ch
Woodside Methodist Church Hall

The Horsforth Rock Choir is led by local musician Charlotte Jones. Its our privilege to take a minute to tell you about our mysterious choir flash mobs around the country for Comic Relief our sell‐out performances at venues like the O2 or…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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04
FEB
FREE taster session at the Selby Rock Choir
Portholme Church

The Selby Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Steve Jones. The Selby branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Selby community causes and events the local branches of Rock Choir…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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04
FEB
Light In The Lens
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Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionAs photographers we use light in our pictures to bring out the character in portraits the grain and texture in surfaces and to concentrate our gaze within the frame.…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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04
FEB
Hudson Taylor
Brudenell Social Club

Hudson Taylor at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Wednesday 04 February 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
FEB
Rae Morris
The Wardrobe

Rae Morris at The Wardrobe in Leeds on Wednesday 04 February 2015. 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 service.…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
FEB
FREE taster session at the Barnsley Rock Choir
Mapplewell and Staincross Village Hall

Your local Barnsley choir is run by South Yorkshire based musician Kate Threlfall. Over the past few years Rock Choir has become firmly ingrained on the national consciousness with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and commitment to community…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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05
FEB
FREE taster session at the Dewsbury Rock Choir
St Pauls Church Hall

The local Dewsbury choir is run by vocal teacher Elliot Sutcliffe. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around West Yorkshire and as a choir we also join up with the other choirs near us to sing with…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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05
FEB
FREE taster session at the Leeds/Alwoodley Rock Ch
St Barnabas Cof E Church

The Alwoodley Rock Choir is led by West Yorkshire based musician Charlotte Jones. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Charlotte.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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05
FEB
KINDERTRANSPORT
Carriageworks Theatre

As life for Jews in Germany becomes intolerable Eva aged 9 travels alone to England to find sanctuary. Years later Eva has become Evelyn. She eschews everything about her early life now the archetypal middle‐class Englishwoman. But Evelyn has a daughter who…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 243801
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05
FEB
Betway Premier League Darts 2015
First Direct Arena

Betway Premier League Darts 2015 at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Thursday 05 February 2015. 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…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Sports

05
FEB
The Staves
Varieties Music Hall

The Staves at Varieties Music Hall in Leeds on Thursday 05 February 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
FEB
Navodit
Seven Arts Centre

Performances by Parbati Chaudhury and Natalie Rout.Akademi proudly presents Navodit an enriching showcase of emerging dancers from across the UK. Mentored the best and brightest young South Asian artists provide a bold and adventurous take…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
FEB
Kerrang Tour 2015
O2 Academy Leeds

Kerrang Tour 2015 at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Saturday 07 February 2015. 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…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
FEB
BHF Harewood House Half Marathon
Harewood House

Run all over heart disease at the Harewood House Half Marathon. Take on 13.1 miles across muddy off road tracks and steep forest inclines all set within the stunning grounds of Yorkshire's historic Harewood House.Starting out from the Harewood House estate this…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08451 308663
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08
FEB
Leeds Does Vintage
The Leeds Club

THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from years of experience with each one bringing their quality affordable vintage clothing jewellery and kitchenalia. Vintage lovers can while away the hours browsing through rail after rail of fabulous…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01423 561431
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08
FEB
Crown The Empire
Leeds University

Crown The Empire at Leeds University in Leeds on Sunday 08 February 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
FEB
One Night Only
Belgrave Music Hall

One Night Only at Belgrave Music Hall in Leeds on Sunday 08 February 2015. 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…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
FEB
Phoenix Dance Theatre: Mixed Programme 2015
West Yorkshire Playhouse

Mixed Programme 2015 features a double bill by one of the most influential figures in world dance Christopher Bruce CBE including a brand new work Shadows created by him especially for Phoenix Dance Theatre and a restaging of Christophers energetic study of…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 368130
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11
FEB
Simon Amstell To Be Free
Varieties Music Hall

Simon Amstell To Be Free at Varieties Music Hall in Leeds on Wednesday 11 February 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
FEB
An Evening with Noel Fielding
O2 Academy Leeds

An Evening with Noel Fielding at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Thursday 12 February 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
FEB
Ocean Colour Scene
Town Hall Leeds

Ocean Colour Scene at Town Hall Leeds in Leeds on Thursday 12 February 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
FEB
The Used
University Union - Stylus

The Used at University Union ‐ Stylus in Leeds on Friday 13 February 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Used live in…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
FEB
February Fun at Stockeld Park
Stockeld Park

February Fun at Stockeld ParkGet active in the great outdoors this February half term on the real ice rink at Stockeld Park set within the beautiful surroundings of this Yorkshire estate. Join us for a whole host of fun as we…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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14
FEB
Kaiser Chiefs
First Direct Arena

Although best known through their seat in Alternative Musics class of 2005 Kaiser Chiefs originally began life as the less successful Parva in 1996. Their reinvention a decade later saw them take the country by…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
FEB
The Decemberists
O2 Academy Leeds

The Decemberists at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Saturday 14 February 2015. 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: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
FEB
Black Label Society
O2 Academy Leeds

Black Label Society at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Sunday 15 February 2015. 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…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
FEB
Jack Savoretti
Brudenell Social Club

Jack Savoretti at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Sunday 15 February 2015. 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…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
FEB
Gruff Rhys
Brudenell Social Club

Gruff Rhys shouldnt require much introduction. Not only has he fronted Welsh legends Super Furry Animals who are currently on hiatus for 17 years hes lately been responsible for some supremely innovative solo records and…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

Absolute Leisure

Absolute Leisure Nightclub in Castleford, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01977 668613 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

AMF Bowling

Bowling at AMF Bowling in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on 0113‐245 1781 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Atrium

Atrium Nightclub in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 0113‐242 6116 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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