What's on inCleckheaton


Welcome to Cleckheaton

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

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Forthcoming events in Cleckheaton

09
DEC
Magical Lantern Festival Yorkshire
Roundhay Park

The Magical Lantern Festival makes its debut in Yorkshire at Roundhay Park in Leeds following the hugely successful UK launch in London last year.The Magical Lantern Festival is a spectacular fusion of art heritage and culture. A stunning outdoor Xmas themed event…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +442075 371290
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09
DEC
Manford's Comedy Club
Lamproom Theatre

The Lamproom Theatre in Barnsley plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 200075
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10
DEC
Christmas Star Workshop
The Cooper Gallery

Enjoy creating some festive accessories for your Christmas table. You will be working with small metal stars and copper wire to embellish gift tags make napkin rings wine glass charms and other decorative items. The artist will instruct you in techniques such…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 242905
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10
DEC
Festive Christmas Baking for Adults
Cannon Hall Museum

Join us in the Victorian kitchens and learn how to make tasty treats such as mince pies and chocolate truffles for your Christmas parties. Enjoy a glass of mulled wine as you bake to get you in the festive spirit1pm ‐ 3pm£15…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 790270
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10
DEC
Friends of Cannon Hall Victorian Craft Fair
Cannon Hall Museum

Find unique Christmas gifts at this festive craft fair. There will be lots to see ranging from locally made arts to beautiful crafts.11am 4pmFree admissionTo book a stall contact: cannonhallfriendsgmail.com…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 790270
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11
DEC
Children's Festive Christmas Baking
Cannon Hall Museum

Join us in the Victorian kitchens and learn how to make homemade festive biscuits and mini fondant Christmas puddings. Age range 51pm 3pm£9.95 per personPre‐booking essential limited spaces availableBook online now at shop.barnsley‐museums.com…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 790270
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12
DEC
The Fratellis
O2 Academy Leeds

Meeting while working together at a travelling fairground and naming themselves The Fratellis which is Italian for brothers and not a Goonies reference they claim is the romantic start of one of Scotland's most interesting…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
DEC
G4 Christmas By Candlelight Tour 2016
Leeds Minster

Make this Christmas a G4 Christmas Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic festive setting...Due to overwhelming public demand original X‐Factor stars and operatic multi‐platinum selling vocal quartet G4 are back with their atmospheric Christmas By Candlelight show across the UK in November…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07989 302532
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15
DEC
Super Furry Animals
O2 Academy Leeds

Super Furry Animals at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Thursday 15 December 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
DEC
Andr Rieu
First Direct Arena

Andr Rieu at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Friday 16 December 2016. 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 the tickets…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
DEC
Festive Decoration Making - Christmas Crackers
The Cooper Gallery

Drop in and have a go at making your own unique decoration.Have a go at making Christmas Crackers on Saturday 17 DecemberWorkshop runs from 11am to 2pmFree suggested donation of £1 per person to Barnsley Museums Heritage Trust.…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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17
DEC
Kula Shaker
O2 Academy Leeds

Kula Shaker at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Saturday 17 December 2016. 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 the tickets…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
DEC
Status Quo
First Direct Arena

Also known as 'The Quo' of simple 'Quo' the band is synonymous with their own unique style of 'boogie rock' and 'shadow step' guitar riffs. Status Quo was founded in the early 1960s by Francis…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
DEC
Creative Christmas - Mini hanging button wreaths
Experience Barnsley

Make everything you need for a very merry Christmas at our fun family workshops.Make mini hanging button wreaths on Monday 19 December.10am to 2pmFree suggested donation of £1 to the Barnsley Museum Heritage Trust…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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19
DEC
Pinocchio
Marsden Mechanics Hall

Gepetto is a kindly toymaker in a fishing village in Italy. In return for his endless generosity the Blue Fairy brings Gepettos puppet to life enlisting Jiminy Crickets help to keep Pinocchio safe and teach…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
DEC
Festive Decoration Making - Angel Decorations
The Cooper Gallery

Drop in and have a go at making your own unique decoration.Have a go at making Angel Decorations on Tuesday 20 DecemberWorkshop runs from 11am to 2pmFree suggested donation of £1 per person to Barnsley Museums Heritage Trust.…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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22
DEC
Festive Decoration Making - Reindeer Cards
The Cooper Gallery

Drop in and have a go at making your own unique decoration.Have a go at making Thumb print Reindeer cards on Saturday 22 DecemberWorkshop runs from 11am to 2pmFree suggested donation of £1 per person to Barnsley Museums Heritage Trust.…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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23
DEC
Creative Christmas - Printed name table places
Experience Barnsley

Make everything you need for a very merry Christmas at our fun family workshops.Make Printed name places for your Christmas table on Friday 23 December.10am to 2pmFree suggested donation of £1 to the Barnsley Museum Heritage Trust…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 772500
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28
DEC
New Year Celebrations!
Experience Barnsley

Drop into the Learning Lab and have a go at making your own pop‐up paper fireworks.11am to 2pmFree suggested donation of £1 to the Barnsley Museums Heritage Trust…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 772500
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14
JAN
6 WEEK COMEDY IMPROVISATION BEGINNERS COURSE - JAN
The Fenton

Leeds based improvisation group The Discount Comedy Checkout are running comedy courses in 2017. To kick off the first batch we are offering a big discount Limited spaces.The Discount Comedy Checkout courses afford its students the opportunity to experience a wide variety…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07749 661930
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21
JAN
Picasso Linocuts
Cannon Hall Museum

This stunning exhibition features 17 large linocut prints by Pablo Picasso 1881‐1973 on tour for the first time outside the British Museum.Lino cutting was a technique that Picasso explored in the late 1950s and early 1960s and the prints included in this…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01226 790270
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26
JAN
Black Sabbath
First Direct Arena

I think the only way to describe this band is legends Black Sabbath have been around since 1969 and they are still one of the most entertaining bands to see live today. You dont even…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
JAN
Leeds Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'Vine to Wine'
Radisson SAS

Why Book on a Leeds Wine Tasting Course with Wine UnearthedWine Tasting should be all about enjoying wine and having Fun ‐ our Leeds Days are ‐ learn about wine with like‐minded people in an un‐stuffy way.We are the Longest Running and…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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28
JAN
A Day To Remember
First Direct Arena

US rock band A Day to Remember were founded in 2003 by their guitarist Tom Denney and drummer Bobby Scruggs and are known for their unusual mix of metalcore and pop punk style fusing emo…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
JAN
Mum2mum Market Baby & Childrens nearly new sale
Lightcliffe Academy Sports Centre

Over 30 stalls selling excellent condition baby and childrens goods at bargain prices. Well‐known brands at a fraction of high street prices. Everything imaginable for your little ones.JOIN THE EVENT FOR SALE ITEM PREVIEWShttps:www.facebook.comevents1700258530237980Buggies & Travel Systems Stairgates Toddler FurnitureHome & Safety…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL:
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04
FEB
Poetry in Song - Shabnam Khan
Seven Arts Centre

We welcome everyone to an evening of poetry in song celebrating the language of words and music by the delectable Shabnam Khan and company. Based in West Yorkshire Shabnam has been singing professionally since her school days and has performed alongside many…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 445523
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10
FEB
Jack Whitehall
First Direct Arena

Big Brother and Mock The Week star Jack Whitehall continues to impress his fans across the UK on his continuing tour. Just 21 years of age Jack has often been compared to Russell Brand…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

18
FEB
Pet Shop Boys
First Direct Arena

British post‐modern synth pop that's sold 50 million records world wide earning the award from the Guinness Book of World Records no less of being the most accomplished English duo in the history of U.K.…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
FEB
Band of Horses
O2 Academy Leeds

Formerly known as Horses Bridwell Ryan Monroe Tyler Ramsey Bill Reynolds and Creighton Barrett are now collectively called as Band of Horses. In 2004 Ben Bridwell formed this American rock group.This Indie rock Southern rock…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
FEB
Cirque du Soleil Varekai
First Direct Arena

Cirque du Soleil Varekai at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Wednesday 22 February 2017. 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…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Have you ever wondered... What happens to the food you eat How sound and music are made What might be hidden in your back garden How other people liveThe answers to these questions and many more will be…

Bolling Hall

Tucked away in a leafy garden, less than a mile from the city centre, is one of Bradford's most precious jewels. . . It's easy to see why Bolling Hall was a pleasant family home for more than five centuries, with views right over the…

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…

National Media Museum

The National Media Museum is part of the NMSI Museums Group National Museum of Science and Industry which also includes the Science Museum based in London and at Wroughton in Wiltshire, the National Railway Museum based in York and at Shildon in County Durham.We exist to 'Engage, inspire…

147 Snooker Bar

SnookerPool Hall at 147 Snooker Bar in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01274 656023 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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