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

30
APR
For the Love of Garage - Leeds
Wire

StickyEl‐BBump & GrindJo KiraDoctor NickFor the Love of Garage returns to Leeds for another night of the finest UK Garage musicURL:Tickets: http:atnd.it52721‐0…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07777 777777
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30
APR
High Focus Records
HiFi

Ocean WisdomFliptrixEdward ScissortongueOnoe CaponoeDefenders Of StyleMolotovTrill MitchellURL:Tickets: http:atnd.it52745‐0…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07777 777777
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30
APR
Leeds Steampunk Market (on tour!)
Bagshaw Museum

Due to the ongoing damage caused by Decembers floods at Thwaite Mills Watermill & Museum Thwaite Lane Leeds LS10 1RP we were forced to find a new location for the May event this year as well as March which we had to…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 07503 212140
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01
MAY
Maserati Tour de Yorkshire
Roundhay

The Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride is the unique opportunity for sportive riders in the UK to experience the Tour de France legacy and to pave the way for the pro riders. The sportive will take place on the same day and…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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01
MAY
The Ridings Craft Fair
The Ridings Shopping Centre

A selection of craft stalls will be offering handmade quality items that have all been expertly crafted in Yorkshire.Stalls at Mays Craft Fair will be offering homeware gifts food clothing and more. The Ridings Craft Fairs are held on the 1st Sunday…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01924 787787
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04
MAY
John Ross - Blink
Stanley And Audrey Burton Theatre

Eddie a bitter old man dies trying to save a little girl. So begins a series of encounters with five important people from instrumental periods in his life. Set to the beautifully haunting music of composer Greg Haines Blink stages Rosss signature…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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05
MAY
Beer Tasting: Meet the Brewer
Radisson Blu Leeds

Tonight well be tasting 7 excellent beers from Treboom including some of their seasonal specials‐ bottle conditioned beers with a range of delicious botantical and spice flavourings. The Treboom range includes everything from hoppy pale ales to darker spicier offerings; the emphasis…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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11
MAY
Father John Misty
O2 Academy Leeds

Father John Misty at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Wednesday 11 May 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…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
MAY
Il Divo
First Direct Arena

Dont be put off by the Syco Music tag this isnt one of Cowells reality wannabes Il Divo are true talent as is proved by eight years in the industry and 26 million albums…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
MAY
The Sessions
First Direct Arena

The Sessions at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Thursday 12 May 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Sessions live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
MAY
The Sessions at Abbey Road
First Direct Arena

The Sessions at Abbey Road at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Thursday 12 May 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. …

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAY
The French Property Exhibition
Wetherby Racecourse

Have you always dreamed of owning a house in France Dont miss The French Property Exhibition at Wetherby Racecourse Yorkshire on May 13 and 14; a one‐stop shop for anyone considering buying a property in France. It is the perfect place to…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01242 211099
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14
MAY
James
First Direct Arena

English rock band James hail from Manchester and have been on the music scene since 1982. Perhaps best known for their success in the 1990s with singles such as Sit Down and Laid James have…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
Travis
O2 Academy Leeds

Travis at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Saturday 14 May 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Travis live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAY
Martin House Hospice Dragon Boat Challenge
Roundhay 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: 10.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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19
MAY
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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20
MAY
Annual Golf Club
Silkstone Golf Club

Get your team booked early for Barnsley Hospice annual Golf Day on Friday 20th May 2016 at Silkstone Golf Club.10am: Registration Bacon and Butties and Coffee12 noon: Shotgun start.4 Ball Am‐Am Stableford Format.Entry Fee: £45 per individual £180 per team of 4…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01226 244244
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20
MAY
Manic Street Preachers Editors
First Direct Arena

Manic Street Preachers Editors at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Friday 20 May 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Manic Street Preachers Editors live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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

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

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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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

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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