What's on inCawthorne

Welcome to Cawthorne

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

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Forthcoming events in Cawthorne

22
JUL
Extreme stunt show in Pontefract
Racecourse

check out the monster action where our very own trucks Extreme and Lil' Devil compete to prove they're the best car crushing monsters in Europe. 2013 was a very busy year for these monsters. Performing at over 150 shows during…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08444 771000
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22
JUL
Pyjama Drama Workshop: The Trolls Terrible Teeth
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

An action packed session in which children explore an alternative version of the popular fairy tale The three billy goats gruff:5 little goats went off to play In the fields far away A big bad troll said I can see Something tasty…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01422 330069
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23
JUL
Who will they become this summer?
Leeds City Museum

Nine fascinating sites all different shapes and sizes. Six weeks of summer fun packed full of things to do and see. One summer holiday with so many events and activities to let their imaginations run wild ‐ who will they become this…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01132 243732
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23
JUL
Shrek The Musical
Leeds Grand Theatre

Shrek the Musical is a brand new musical set to debut in May at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane and will bring the well loved characters to life in a spectacular show full of music…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
JUL
UNITY DAY FUNDRAISER
Eiger Music Studios

HYDE PARK UNITY DAY FUNDRAISER: 2 rooms of bands acoustic acts DJs Mcs beatboxers.......featuring...BANDS...Drumnamix TBC Asian electronic d&b accompanied by traditional Asian drummers Humble Scoundrelbluespsychedelia‐tinged rockMasques punk with a touch of metal from ex‐SewersuckersBubbleglum boysACOUSTIC ACTSDave Lynchdeep & meaningful folk‐rockGeorge Cheethammodern northern…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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25
JUL
Virsa Festival
West Yorkshire Playhouse

Celebrating our Rich Heritage of Indian Classical MusicSAA‐uk Music Academies and newly established Yorkshire Indian Music Youth Ensemble invite you to a two day festival taking place atWest Yorkshire Playhouse ‐ Courtyard TheatreFriday 25th July 2014 7.00pm to 9.00pmSaturday…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 445523
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29
JUL
Andrew WK
The Cockpit

Andrew WK performs live at The Cockpit in Leeds Yorkshire on Tuesday 29 July 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Andrew WK at The Cockpit now.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
JUL
Pyjama Drama Workshop: Goldilocks Makes Porridge
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Goldilocks never tidies her room never helps clean the house and hasnt ever even poured a glass of milk So what will she do when her mum goes away for a few days Who will show her how to use the washing…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01422 330069
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31
JUL
Public Enemy
O2 Academy Leeds

American hip hop band Public Enemy is based in New York and first saw success in the early 1980s. They are known for their politically charged lyrics often reflecting an intolerance of the American media…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
AUG
Big Night Out @PryzmLeeds
Pryzm, Leeds

Think BIG production and BIG entertainment Big Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to something spectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from the Circus.Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest most spectacular…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 0000 000000
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03
AUG
UK's Biggest Computer Fair
Concord Sports Centre

Over a decade old and still goingThis is the biggest event of its kind in the UK.With over 100 tables of great computer bargains youre sure to find everything you could possibly need for you computer.Its all here: monitorsmemorylaptopsdesktopsmotherboardskeyboardssoftwarehardwarecasesinkprintersetcetc.Traders from all around…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07747 694554
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06
AUG
A Splash Of Colour
1 City Walk,

Through our colour vision we understand our world. It warns us of danger makes objects quickly recognisable and helps us to store and retrieve precious memories. From the earliest cave paintings we have learned to express our feelings and share our…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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06
AUG
National Playday
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Wa‐hey Its National Playday Play is so important that its got its own national day so come and help us celebrate it with free extra outdoor activities across the Eureka site.…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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06
AUG
Pyjama Drama Workshop We’re going on a Dragon Hu
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

An action packed session in which children explore their own version of the popular story Were all going on a bear hunt:Were going on a dragon hunt. Were going to catch a big one. What a beautiful day Were not scared.Uh‐uh An…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01422 330069
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06
AUG
Joan As Police Woman
Picturedrome

‐ watch Joan As Police Woman live at Picturedrome in Holmfirth Yorkshire on the Wednesday 06 August 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
AUG
Sheffield City Hall
Sheffield City Hall

The famous Sheffield City Hall plays host to another big Soul night out.Join us on Saturday AUGUST 9th for 3 rooms of Classic Dancefloor favourites presented by the Norths Best Loved Soul DJs.9pm‐2am. Be quick it generally sells out.MAIN ROOM Northern Soul…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 441909 515150
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12
AUG
Metz
The Harley

Canadian power‐trio METZ have been around long enough to know that if you can't fit it in the van it's not worth bringing. The Sub Pop Records signees play like one brutally heavy instrument slashing heavy‐gauge strings and bending guitar and bass…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01142 753434
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12
AUG
Ant and Decs Takeaway On Tour
First Direct Arena

Twelve times National TV Award winning hosts Ant and Dec return to the screens with the eagerly awaited brand new series of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.The only show on TV that says Don't…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
AUG
Ant Dec's Takeway On Tour
First Direct Arena

This fantastic family event will see Ant Dec039s Takeway On Tour live in Leeds Yorkshire at the First Direct Arena on Tuesday 12 August 2014. Compare ticket prices for the Ant Dec039s Takeway On Tour event below.…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

14
AUG
Slint
The Cockpit

Slint at The Cockpit in Leeds on Thursday 14 August 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Slint live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. See…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
AUG
Huddersfield Does Vintage
Huddersfield Town Hall

Winner of an Outstanding Customer Service Award and shortlisted for TWO National Vintage Awards; Britain Does Vintage fairs have fast become a firm favorite on the vintage scene. THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from years…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07896 840397
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18
AUG
Northern Ballet Summer Course 2014
Northern Ballet

Ignite your imagination this summer and join Northern Ballet for a magical week of dance and storytelling inspired by the enchanting tale of Peter Pan.On our summer course you will explore Peter Pan's adventures in Neverland to inspire you to create your…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208000
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18
AUG
Jimmy Cliff
O2 Academy Leeds

Jimmy Cliff is a reggae master and hes bringing his sweet beats to the UK Jimmy Cliff has been performing his legendary music for nearly fifty years. He and his music have been featured by…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
AUG
Pyjama Drama Workshop Robin Hood and his Scary Men
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Robin Hoods men might be merry but boy can they be scary. That nasty old Sherriff better be on his guard if he wants to ride through their forest Join us is a special session designed to make a hero out of…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01422 330069
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20
AUG
St Vincent
Leeds Metropolitan University

‐ watch St Vincent live at Leeds Metropolitan University in Leeds Yorkshire on the Wednesday 20 August 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
AUG
Beer The Festival
Devonshire Green

Beer The Festival is about to put some serious polish on the bonnet of your standard‐issue Beer Fest. The event will debut in Sheffield on the August Bank Holiday prior to being rolled out as a touring series of Beer Festivals across…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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22
AUG
Peter Pan and the Lost Boys
Woolley Hall

Let your inner child run free as Heartbreak Productions performs a Peter Pan ripe for the 21st century where youll never have to grow upHeartbreaks enthusiastic and innovative performance style guarantees an evening full of enchantment laughter and excitement as this classic…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01924 305830
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23
AUG
Bssk Mind Body and Spirit Event
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Our second visit of the year to the wonderful Elsecar show92 standsElsecar is our second most popular show in terms of visitor and exhibitor numbers but actually my favourite I love the old mellow stone building and the ambience within. When I…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01724 849886
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23
AUG
Hugless Douglas
The Lawrence Batley Theatre

Hugless Douglas is a huggable loveable young brown bear who wakes up one morning in need of a hug. He tries to find the perfect one but none of them seem quite right. After all there are so many different hugs to…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01484 430528
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24
AUG
Nostell Priory Steam Fair
Nostell Priory

Anticipated Attractions include: James Dylans Stuntworld 25 x Steam Engines 150 x Classic Cars 100 x Vintage Commercials 20 x Land Rovers 100 x Classic Motorcycles 50 x Tractors Stationary Engines Miniature Steam Engines Military Section Birds of Prey Trade Stands Craft…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01751 200839
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Tourist Attractions


Elsecar Heritage Railway

The Elsecar Heritage Railway is made up of a group of volunteers committed to the preservation, restoration and expansion of a preserved railway in South Yorkshire. EHR Volunteers carry out all duties on the railway, from driving the engines to maintaining the track.The Railway operates trains on Sundays…

147 Snooker Club

SnookerPool Hall at 147 Snooker Club in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Contact venue on 0114‐246 6147 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Barnsley Bowl

Bowling at Barnsley Bowl in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Contact venue on for opening times and entrance costs.…

Barnsley Golf Club

Barnsley Golf Club ‐ golf course in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01226 382856 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Barnsley Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Brook Leisure (Wakefield) Ltd

Brook Leisure Wakefield Ltd Nightclub in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01924 382569 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Buzz-Metro & Tunnel

Buzz‐Metro & Tunnel Nightclub in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01924 369906 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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