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

27
MAY
Regression Sessions: The Space Safari - Leeds
Canal Mills

The UKs favourite touring club brand and immersive party experience Regression Sessions is back on the road again this summer. Yet another host of memorable events are set to take place under the banner of The Space Safari across 4 storied UK…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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28
MAY
Absolute Bowie
Warehouse 23

ABSOLUTE BOWIEhttp:www.absolutebowie.comAbsolute Bowie are Europes Premier David Bowie Tribute Band. The five piece has toured all over Europe for the last 8 years faithfully performing the music of David Bowie with uncanny accuracy. The audience are taken on a journey experiencing the…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07976 622468
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28
MAY
TOM STADE ‘You’re Welcome!’ UK Tour 2015/101
Civic

Every inch a star.super confidence and charisma If comedy is the new rock n roll then Tom Stade is Keith Richards DAILY RECORD Back on the road after the sell‐out success of his month‐long run at the Edinburgh Festival earlier this year…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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28
MAY
Bill Bailey
First Direct Arena

One of the funniest live comics doing the rounds Bill Bailey manages to combine comedy and music to perfection. Following on from last years sell‐out shows Bill has announced his new tour for his…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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: 9.3 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: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01226 244244
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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: 13.9 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: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 9.3 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: 8.7 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: 8.9 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 08000 786056
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25
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Liane Carroll Trio
The Old Hall

Northern Aldborough Festival is proud to be presenting a true jazz great Liane Carroll an award‐winning jazz pianist and singer described by Jamie Cullum as one of the greatest singers we have in this country. Awards include Best British Vocalist BBC Jazz…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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25
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Oliver Baily (violin
The Old Hall

The Northern Aldborough Festival prides itself on promoting exciting young musicians. Oliver Baily comes from a family with close associations with The Northern Aldborough Festival. A talented young violinist completing his studies at the Royal Northern College of Music Oliver is…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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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: 9.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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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: 10.4 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: 8.7 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: 9.3 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: 7.4 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: 5.9 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: 9.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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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: 8.9 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: 9.3 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: 9.3 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: 9.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
SEP
The Enemy
O2 Academy Leeds

British indie rockers The Enemy have announced that their long awaited comeback tour will take place in the UK this May. The band who shot to prominence in 2007 with their critically acclaimed debut album…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
SEP
UB40
O2 Academy Leeds

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
OCT
White Denim
University Union - Stylus

White Denim at University Union ‐ Stylus in Leeds on Thursday 06 October 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch White Denim live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
OCT
Frankie Ballard
Brudenell Social Club

Frankie Ballard at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Sunday 09 October 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Frankie Ballard live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
OCT
Goo Goo Dolls
O2 Academy Leeds

The Goo Goo Dolls are an American rock band from Buffalo New York. Guitarist John Rzeznick Vocalist and bass player Robby Takac and drummer Mike Malinin have seen huge success and been together since 1986…

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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