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

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A Place to Bury Strangers
Belgrave Music Hall

A Place to Bury Strangers at Belgrave Music Hall in Leeds on Friday 03 April 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest A Place to Bury Strangers tickets so weve done the legwork for…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Gawthorpe World Coal Carrying Championships
Gawthorpe Village

The Gawthorpe Maypole Committee organisers of the World Coal Carrying Championships would like to alert you to this years event which is held in Gawthorpe near Ossett West Yorkshire on Easter Monday 6th April 2015 and will be the 52nd time…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01924 260141
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Nicki Minaj
First Direct Arena

Nicki Minaj is arguably one of the most popular female rappers of her generation. Though she is best known as a rapper but she also dances and is often seen on television. Minaj entered the…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Hattie Briggs
The Civic

Introducing Hattie Briggs a 21 year‐old singer‐songwriter who was nominated for the 2014 BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award performing as part of the show at The Royal Albert Hall live on BBC Radio 2.She has since had 3 consecutive singles in…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 012263 277000
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Lee Nelson
Varieties Music Hall

Hello u blurb readin legend Its Lee Nelson here from off ur tele im coming to a crap town near u with my brand new WELL NEW TOURits gonna b bigga betta …

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Between Here And There
1 East Parade,

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionOne of photographys most intrinsic and oldest objectives has been to secure a moment in time and offer it as evidence in some sort of true concrete experience.…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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Josh Warrington vs Dennis Tubieron
First Direct Arena

Josh Warrington vs Dennis Tubieron at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Saturday 11 April 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. …

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Sports

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The Ridings Baking Fair
The Ridings Shopping Centre

If you enjoy baking and sweet treats youll love The Ridings Shopping Centres Craft Market and Baking Fair taking place on Sunday 12th April.Featuring over 25 stalls there will be plenty of cakes cupcakes and sweet delights on offer amongst a selection…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01924 787780
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WWE Live
First Direct Arena

WWE Live at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Monday 13 April 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest WWE Live tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Sports

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THE REPUBLIC OF FENTONIA
The Fenton Hotel

The REPUBLIC OF FENTONIA presents:AUTOPSY BOYS3 piece horror synth‐punk band from LeedsAutopsy Boys are 4 average everyday typical retro gaming horror movie watching garbage pail kid card collecting comic book reading lighter jacking programme cracking weed smoking disco dancing psychopathic drunken chanting…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 431382
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Leeds Central 4th Reunion Northern Soul Alldayer
HiFi Club

4 YEARS ALREADYI Cant believe it has flown so quickly. I doesnt seem a few weeks since I suggested a reunion in a thread on Soul Source and no one did anything so I decided to.It has now turned into an event…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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Five
O2 Academy Leeds

Five at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Sunday 19 April 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: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Noah Stewart
Leeds Town Hall

Noah Stewart at Leeds Town Hall in Leeds on Sunday 19 April 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 Noah Stewart live in the…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Olly Murs
First Direct Arena

Achieving second place on ITVs The X Factor in 2009 Olly Murs debut single named Please Dont Let Me Go hit the top spot on the UKs Singles Chart and his second single Thinking of…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Duke Special
Brudenell Social Club

For his thousands of fans he is known as Duke Special. But for his family friends and loved ones he is their dear Peter Wilson. Lisburn North Ireland witnessed the birth of this very…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Dylan Moran
Town Hall Leeds

Dylan Moran star of Black Books Shaun of the Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is about to spread a little happiness with a brand new tour for 2011. Ageing religion kids relationships…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Sense and Sensibility
Carriageworks Theatre

Sense and Sensibility23 April 2015 ‐ 25 April 2015Main Auditorium: 7:15pmpresented by Leeds Arts CentreBy Jane Austen adapted by Jessica SwaleWhen bereavement compels Mrs Dashwood to move out of the family home her eldest daughters sensible restrained Elinor and fi ery passionate…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 243801
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Ben Howard
First Direct Arena

2011 and has been a triumphant year for twenty‐three year old Ben Howard. With catchy single The Wolves he caught the attention of potential fans away from his growing fan base in Devon and Cornwall…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Marc Almond
Town Hall Leeds

Marc Almond is currently on tour celebrating 30 years in the music business he has recently released his album Variet which is the first recording of his own work for 10 years. He first rose…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Extreme Stunt Show
Racecourse

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying Youll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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Fashion Show
The Civic

Come along to The Closet Queen Fashion Show on 25th April at Barnsley Civic.Headline Retailer sizes 8 to 28.Barnsley Hospice Charity Retail and various stall holders and Bar.Doors open at 7pm starts at 7.30pm.General Tickets £10 and Limited Table Ticket £12.Tickets available…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01226 327000
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Sharon Van Etten
Brudenell Social Club

Sharon Van Etten at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Saturday 25 April 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…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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UFO
O2 Academy Leeds

UFO at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Sunday 26 April 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 do the…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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National Dance Company Wales | Mixed Programme
Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

National Dance Company Wales return with a new programme of inspirational international choreography.John Ingers Walking Mad set to the rousing sounds of Ravels much loved Bolero and Arvo Prt is riveting dance ‐ full of wit with an unsettling edge of madness.…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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Pentatonix
O2 Academy Leeds

Pentatonix at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Monday 04 May 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: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Northern Ballet - Mixed Programme
Stanley And Audrey Burton Theatre

Our new Mixed Programme shows off the strength and prowess of our first‐class dancers as they perform daring and dynamic dance that will leave you breathless.The programme will include Christopher Hampsons Perpetuum Mobile which is set to Bachs Violin Concerto in E…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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Band Night
Gawber Road WMC

Fancy an entertaining evening out well look no furtherthan Gawber WMC on 8th May at 7pm. They will be host to Heres Jonny an energeticIndie Rock group.5 firefighters are raising funds for Barnsley Hospiceand Candle Lighters. In September they will be cycling1200…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07790 411142
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Only Fools and 3 Courses
Leeds United Football Club

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning Invitation. Lovely JubblyJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08713341919(op tion2)
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The World Famous Elvis Show Starring Chris Connor
Ossett Town Hall

Direct from the West End and awarded Best Elvis Tribute by a worldwide poll in 2014 is the World Leading Elvis Performer CHRIS CONNOR starring in a brand new production ‐ The World Famous Elvis Show.Chris stars with his 9 piece band…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 305830
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Beth Hart
O2 Academy Leeds

In the 90s Beth Hart had it all. A voice to die for compared to Janis Joplin in her prime a major label deal fawning press ‐ she was so popular she even contributed the…

Location: 9.4 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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