What's on inDewsbury

Welcome to Dewsbury

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

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Forthcoming events in Dewsbury

27
MAY
Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular
First Direct Arena

Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Wednesday 27 May 2015. 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…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
MAY
Hozier
O2 Academy Leeds

Hozier at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Thursday 28 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Hozier tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
MAY
House of Fun with Arthur Smith
Lawrence Batley Theatre

Arthur Smith compere beyond compare king of comedians and professional Leonard Cohen impersonator brings his variety show to Huddersfield promising an uproarious night of comedy music magic and more. The star of Loose Ends The Smith Lectures The One Show and Grumpy…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01484 430528
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30
MAY
The Dropper's Neck
Packhorse, Leeds

Saturday 30th May 2015UPDATED change of date due to double bookingThe Packhorse Pub208 Woodhouse Lane LeedsLS2 9DX Noisy dark chaotic punk energy. With comparisons to the likes of Gallows Cancer Bats & 80s Matchbox The Dropper's Neck make loud raw and noisy…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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30
MAY
Jocelyn Brown
O2 Academy Leeds

Jocelyn Brown at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Saturday 30 May 2015. 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: 8.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
MAY
UK Foo Fighters Tribute
Picturedrome

UK Foo Fighters Tribute at Picturedrome in Holmfirth on Saturday 30 May 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch UK Foo Fighters Tribute live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
MAY
4GW charity wrestling show Batley
Victoria function room

4GW are proud to announce that we will be holding a charity event in aid of SOFAB Supporters of Families and Babies. You may or may not be aware that 4GW owners Tiger Jnr and Vix EnNoir son Jensen was born premature…

Location: 1.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07710 595561
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31
MAY
Charity Wrestling Show
Victoria function room

4GW are proud to announce that we will be holding a charity event in aid of SOFAB Supporters of Families and Babies. You may or may not be aware that 4GW owners Tiger Jnr and Vix EnNoir son Jensen was born premature…

Location: 1.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07710 595561
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31
MAY
On Yer Bike
Penistone Grammar ALC

Love to ride your bikeThen why not join in on Sunday 31st May to raise funds for Barnsley Hospice.Pick your route starting at 10am from Penistone Grammar ALC.To register call 01226 323628 or visit Barnsley Hospice Website…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01226 323628
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02
JUN
The Courteeners
O2 Academy Leeds

What is it about Manchester anyway Take the Courteeners for example. No one's writing better indie guitar driven songs today and singer Liam Fray isn't scared to own that fact. Or to shy away from…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUN
Moscow State Circus
Harewood House

Promising their 'greatest ever production to date' the ever‐popular Moscow State Circus are a world‐renowned circus troupe where 'magnificent feats of human achievement' are the norm. Expect rogue clowns mucking around performers in high‐wires…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
JUN
5 Seconds of Summer
First Direct Arena

Aussie pop‐rock band 5 Seconds of Summer consist of Calum Hood Luke Hemmings Michael Clifford and Ashton Irwin and formed in 2011 after meeting at the same school. After performing covers of pop songs…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
JUN
Lord Huron
Brudenell Social Club

Lord Huron at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Thursday 04 June 2015. 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: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
JUN
Philip George Live DJ Set
Pryzm, Leeds

Live DJ set from the new rising star of the house scene. The chart‐topping producer whos inaugural single Wish You Were Mine placed at Number 1 in the Dance Chart & second only to Mark Ronsons Uptown Funk in the UK Top…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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05
JUN
Amanda Palmer
Varieties Music Hall

Though started as a theatre‐inclined collegiate at the Wesleyan University this girl shines with glamour as a star in the music since the early 1980's to date. Before turning into Brechtian punk style carabet for…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
JUN
Half Man Half Biscuit
Warehouse 23

Half Man Half Biscuit at Warehouse 23 in Wakefield on Friday 05 June 2015. 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…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
JUN
Wheatfields Summer Fair
Wheatfields Hospice

Dazzling dance groups cheerful cheerleaders and bands to get everyone up and dancing that's just for startersThe fun‐packed day is an annual fundraising event for Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice. The event on Saturday 6th June 2015 will include members of…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01132 787249
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11
JUN
Jane Eyre
Red House Museum

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochester's…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01274 335100
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12
JUN
Pharrell Williams
First Direct Arena

Pharrell Williams at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Friday 12 June 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Pharrell Williams live in the…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
JUN
Way Out West
O2 Academy Leeds

Way Out West at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Friday 12 June 2015. 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…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
JUN
Access All Areas, Super Saturdays: Hearing Impaire
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Join us for our award‐winning programme of events for disabled children and their families. In the morning there will be fun activities in a dedicated space and supported visits to the museum galleries for hearing impaired children all led by our knowledgeable…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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19
JUN
Paolo Nutini
Millenium Square

24 year old Paolo Nutini has seen huge success in recent years both in Britain and across the world. He is a Scottish singersongwriter of Italian descent and first burst onto the music scene in…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
JUN
Live in Barnsley
Barnsley Town Centre

Love music then why not attend Live in Barnsley on 20th June a free music festival.Youll be able to see bands such as:The Sweetchunks BandMan Cant FlyColourLost in ParadiseHands Off GretelThe Torn to name a fewThey will perform across various venues in…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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20
JUN
Rod Woodward
Varieties Music Hall

Rod Woodward at Varieties Music Hall in Leeds on Saturday 20 June 2015. 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: 8.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

21
JUN
Kevin Bridges
Leeds Grand Theatre

At 24 years of age Kevin Bridges is one of the most popular up and coming comedians in the country. His big break came at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where he won the So you…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

21
JUN
Sarah Cracknell
Varieties Music Hall

Sarah Cracknell at Varieties Music Hall in Leeds on Sunday 21 June 2015. 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: 8.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
JUN
Sue Ryder Jailbreak
Keighley Police Museum and Civic Centre

Sue Ryder Jailbreak 2015Friday 26 June to Sunday 28 JuneSue Ryder are delighted to announce the return of their exciting team fundraising adventure Jailbreak' the only such event where participants escape from an authentic prison cell.Once escaped teams have just 36 hours…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01535 640430
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30
JUN
Fleetwood Mac
First Direct Arena

Fleetwood Mac have a history of producing highly successful records that appeal to a large section of music lovers. A British band who were formed in 1967 they have undergone a number of changes…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
JUL
John Legend
First Direct Arena

John Legend at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Wednesday 01 July 2015. 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: 8.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUL
Jimmy Carr
Leeds Town Hall

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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…

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…

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…

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