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

28
SEP
Habeas Corpus
Cast

Doncasters leading amateur drama company presents this brilliantly funny and sharply observed farce from one of Yorkshires greatest playwrights.…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01302 303959
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28
SEP
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Leeds to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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29
SEP
Kori Live
Issho

From 9pm until 11pm every Friday Isshos Kori Bar will host Kori Live with top musicians performing everything from jazz and blues to soul and stripped‐back acoustic sets.Guests can also make the most of Kori Bars tempting cocktails from the popular Issho…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01134 265000
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30
SEP
Art, Print & Craft Exhibition
Horsforth Art Society

Members art printingcraft workwoodcarving textiles cards. Refreshments tombola free entry. car park locally and in the street.…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01132 688231
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30
SEP
Bombstrikes Block Party w/ Plump DJs and DJ Woody
Duke Studios

The globally acclaimed brand BombStrikes continue to deliver a dancefloor shaking manifesto as they bring their Block Party to the Duke Studios amazing warehouse space. SATURDAY SEPT 30TH:Plump DJs ‐ OfficialDJ Woody ‐ AV ShowMooqeeBeatvandals.Taking the original Block Party vibes of yesteryear…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07584 072308
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03
OCT
Bare Skin On Briny Waters in Leeds
Stage@Leeds

Two young women stand on a cliff edge steadily being blown on an unexpected course. Underscored with live folk music this is a story about survival and escape. Gently poetic salt‐tinged story‐telling Lyn Gardner THE GUARDIAN from Bellow Theatre an award winning…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 011334 387630
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03
OCT
The Weir
Cast

Conor McPhersons chilling modern classic marks its 20th Anniversary year with a stunning new revival. In a small Irish town the locals exchange stories round the crackling fire of Brendans pub to while away the hours one stormy night. As the beer…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01302 303959
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04
OCT
Why Employee Engagement? Free Business Breakfast E
Park Plaza Hotel

Employee engagement is about your people wanting to and giving their best every day ‐ being fully committed and motivated to helping your organisation achieve success.Ensuring this sense of purpose isnt a quick fix. Employee engagement requires a commitment from the top…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08444 068008
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05
OCT
Bin Laden: The One Man Show
Cast

Tonight Ladies and GentlemenI am going to show you how to change the worldThe worlds most notorious terrorist tells his remarkable provocative multi‐award‐winning story.After a critically acclaimed USA tour this incendiary intelligent show from Royal Exchange Supported Artists Knave Theatre provides a…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01302 303959
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06
OCT
Real Deal Comedy Jam Autumn Tour 2017 - Leeds
PRYZM leeds

The Real Deal Comedy Jam is coming to your city with the hottest urban comedy stars taking the show on tour to five different venues in five different UK cities.The production will open on 29 September in Reading Berkshire before touring to…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07950 216833
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06
OCT
We are Bronte
Cast

Morecambe and Wise meets David Lynch in this madcap reimagining of the Bront myth presented in Publick Transports irreverent and playful style.Taking the real and imaginary worlds of Yorkshires literary siblings as their inspiration two performers combine rigorous physical theatre with anarchic…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01302 303959
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07
OCT
A Knight to Remember!
Pontefract Town Hall

4GW presents A KNIGHT TO REMEMBER Returning to Pontefract Town Hall on Saturday 7th October 4GW have THREE Generations of the legendary Knight family confirmed to appearSweet Saraya vs Jennie B vs Sierra Loxton Uk Hooligans vs The Hive Flash Morgan Webster…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01924 305830
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07
OCT
A Splash of Colour photography exhibition
Sovereign House

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionColour is one of the powerful tools at a photographers disposal. Along with shape texture space line and form it is one of the six classic elements of design.…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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08
OCT
Jimmy Tarbuck
Cast

Jimmy Tarbuck OBE was once John Lennons school chum but found his own line of success in comedy and the variety form of entertainment. Tarbuck spent years successfully hosting variety shows such as the…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
OCT
Muslim Marriage Events Leeds
Mumtaz Leeds

Open Event Open to all MuslimsAn event to provide a platform for people seeking partners in marriage is now taking place. It is open to everyone and all candidates will have an opportunity to interact with other individuals. Advisors will also be…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07738 638325
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11
OCT
Charge
Cast

Motionhouses incredible new multi‐media dance show is about energy.…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01302 303959
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11
OCT
Speed Dating in Leeds
Parkside Tavern

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: 9.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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11
OCT
You Have Been Watching
Cast

Find the body solve the murder get the girl stay on the show.A brand‐new comedy that features Dark Horses company of 8 exceptional professionally trained actors with learning disabilities.…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01302 303959
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12
OCT
Amazon Masterclass training - Leeds
Room #213,Calverley Building, Leeds Beckett University,

Amazon marketplace has brought great opportunity and growth to lots of businesses in the UK and the same can also apply to your business. This course helps you explore the untapped potential to grow your business with Amazon. In this informative session…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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12
OCT
RAF in Concert
Cast

An evening of music and entertainment raising welfare funds for the RAF Music Charitable Trust.…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01302 303959
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13
OCT
Nocturnes
Cast

Following A Farewell to Arms 2014 and The Train 2016 imitating the dogs attention returns to the mid twentieth century and on this occasion the world of Cold War espionage. It is an imagined landscape we know well from the novels of…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01302 303959
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13
OCT
Sensational Schubert Festival
Cast

Our classical weekend is packed full of great music written by one of the all‐time masters of melody Franz Schubert.…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01302 303959
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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: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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14
OCT
Diwali Delights: Bramham
Bramham Village Hall

An evening to celebrate the festival of light share the message of hope unity and good over evil as well as support the work of SAA‐uk. This is an arts charity based in Leeds working tirelessly to keep rich tradition of Indian…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07398 244634
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14
OCT
Flavors Food Fest
Elsecar Heritage Centre

TV celebrity baker and chef Nadiya Hussain will be appearing on Sunday the Great British Bake Off champion will be cooking up a storm at her live cookery demonstrations. At the performances which last approximately forty five minutes she will create a…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 740203
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14
OCT
The Major: Amphibious Assault
Bramham Park

TIME: Regular waves starting from 09:15hrsVENUE: Bramham Park Leeds W. Yorkshire LS23 6LTMy award‐winning Major Series obstacle course runs have been recced and redrawn for this autumn ‐ with a brand new twist Wade through my new wet and muddy Amphibious Assault…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02089 962220
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15
OCT
LEGENDS LIVE TOUR 2017
First Direct Arena

Tony Denton Promotions are delighted to bring these four iconic artistes together for the Legends Live arena tour 2017 the tour features Suzi Quatro David Essex The Osmonds & Hot Chocolate. This not to be missed tour will be kicking off at…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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17
OCT
Cockfight
Cast

Two blokes: one older one younger in a cross between The Office and an Australian style cage‐fight. Extreme physical risk‐taking graceful movement and slow‐mo fight sequences in a darkly humorous and surprisingly tender piece of dance theatre. Presented by Dance Touring Partnership.…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01302 303959
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20
OCT
Sarod: Indian Lute ft Debasmita Bhattacharya
Seven Arts

Debasmita Bhattacharya is creating shockwaves across musical circles in her native India and beyond with her remarkable talent on the sarod and powerhouse performances. She is joined on the tabla by Gurdain Rayatt with blistering dynamism and a flair for sumptuous rhythmic…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 626777
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24
OCT
SPOOKY TOWN Halloween Dance
Castleford Civic Centre

inspired dance show for all the family. Spooky Town is heading straightto Castleford Civic Centre this Halloween so put on your spookiestcostumes and get ready for a high‐octane dance show filled with freshfunky professional dancers and breakers ‐ featuring top commercialdance tracksmash…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01924 305830
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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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