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

24
NOV
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: 8.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01134 265000
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24
NOV
Manford's Comedy Club
The 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: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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25
NOV
Bombstrikes Block Party with JFB and Utah Saints
Duke Studios

The globally acclaimed brand BombStrikes is back with the 2nd installment of their Block Parties at Duke Studios to deliver a dancefloor shaking manifesto in the amazing warehouse space.SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25THJFBUtah SaintsShaka LovesYou AV showMooqeeTaking the original Block Party vibes of yesteryear…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07584 072308
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25
NOV
Mum2mum Market Baby & Children's Nearly New Sale
Victoria hall

Sat 25rd November‐ Victoria Hall Hard Ings Road Keighley BD21 3JN ‐ Doors Open 13:15 15:15Over 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…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL:
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26
NOV
Antique & Collectors Fair
North Bridge Leisure Centre

A fantastic variety of items for sale should ensure there is something for everyone ‐ and the chance to find that unique Christmas giftVenue: North Bridge Leisure Centre North Bridge Halifax HX3 6TEPriceAdults: GBP 2.5SeniorsChildren: GBP 2Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com173124‐0pid269…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01612 831255
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26
NOV
Wonderful World of Wellbeing - Kids
Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel

WWoW for Kids is all about introducing the concept of wellbeing to children so that it can become an integral part of their upbringing and a natural part of their day to day lives.Throughout the weekend you and your children can engage…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: +4407522 760068
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28
NOV
The Not So Late Show with Ross & Josh - November
The Wardrobe

The Not So Late Show with Ross & Josh the UKs finest chat show and alternative comedy cabaret returns on Tuesday November 28th with two delightful guest double acts. Fresh from burning up the Edinburgh Fringe with reviews that read like theyve…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07931 442525
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01
DEC
Big O & The Wilburys Tribute Show
Ossett Town Hall

Back by Popular DemandBig O & The Wilburys Tribute Show ‐ Coming Soon to Ossett Town HallWith Five Fabulous Tributes: Roy Orbison George Harrison Bob Dylan Tom Petty and Jeff LynneDoors open at 7pm on Friday 1st DecemberTickets £18 Available from Eller…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 305830
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02
DEC
Bulsara and His Queenies
Castleford Civic Centre

Bulsara and His Queenies return to The Civic Centre for another memorable night.Following their remarkable performance at The Civic Centre last year the best Queen band on the planet are back and this time its EVEN BETTER. Now with a repertoire list…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 305830
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03
DEC
Light in the Lens photography exhibition
Sovereign House

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionAs photographers we use light in our pictures to bring out the character in portraits the grain and texture in surfaces and to concentrate our gaze within the frame.…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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04
DEC
Christmas Afternoon Tea
Wakefield Town Hall

Cosy up next to the fire and enjoy an extra special afternoon tea at Wakefield Town Hall.Available throughout December ‐ Monday to Friday from 2pm. From £9.00 per person…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01924 305830
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06
DEC
Distant Whispers of Spring
The Venue Leeds College Of Music

As the winter days grow darker and Christmas is on the horizon our hearts still yearn to hear the Songbirds sing its song and that first hint of SpringSAA‐uk and Leeds International Concert Season invite you to bring an open heart and…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 223434
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06
DEC
Festive Lunches
Wakefield Town Hall

A traditional 2 course festive lunch available Wednesday to Friday through out December Group bookings available…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01924 305830
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08
DEC
An Audience with Wally Lewis
Ossett Town Hall

On December the 8th 2017 Wally Lewis ‐ THE KING returns to Wakefield for an exclusive Wakefield tribute event that befits the man himself. On the night we will see big screen action from Wallys amazing career and a special video tribute…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01924 305830
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15
DEC
Castleford Young Musicians Christmas Concert
Castleford Civic Centre

Castleford Young Musicians Christmas Cabaret Concert is coming to Castleford Civic Centre on 15th December Starts at 19:30 Tickets: £7.50 adults children free One free ticket per table of tenContact Susan Jaggar on 01977 511971 cymonlinelive.co.uk or order tickets online at https:www.ticketsource.co.ukdate422264…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 305830
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15
DEC
The 60's Tribute Christmas Party
Ossett Town Hall

This December we have a big 60s tribute themed Christmas party coming to Ossett Town Hall The Beatles Cliff Richard and Neil Diamond ‐ plus more FAB 60s HitsFriday 15th December from 7pmTickets just £15 available from Eller Coffee in Ossett 01924…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 305830
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31
DEC
New Year’s Eve at East 59th
East 59th

East 59th will be celebrating the best of 2017 and bringing the party to Leeds with a line‐up of incredible DJs and glittering entertainment.…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01134 265050
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14
JAN
Leeds, England, Muslim Marriage Events
Mumtaz Leeds

We are holding the next muslim marriage event on Sunday 14th January 2018 at Mumtaz Leeds 1 & 2 Mckenzie House Chadwick Street Leeds LS10 1PJ.Open Event Open to all MuslimsAn event to provide a platform for people seeking partners in marriage…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07738 638325
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17
JAN
National Autistic Society; Autism and Social Skill
Hilton Leeds City

Social situations can often be very difficult for autistic people. There are so many confusing social rules that appear to be learnt instinctively by non‐autistic people. These rules can often cause anxiety as they are generally unwritten and not talked about.Featuring sessions…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01159 113367
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24
JAN
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Ossett Town Hall

Coming January 2018The Priory Players present Snow White and the Seven DwarfsA Pantomime for All the FamilyPerformances will run from Wednesday 24th to Saturday 27th JanuaryTimes and prices at to be confirmedFollow www.prioryplayers.com for ticket release…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01924 305830
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30
JAN
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: 8.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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02
FEB
Foreverland comes to Leeds
Church

20 Cities : 30000 People : 1 Magical AdventureOur magical touring circus is coming to Leeds.. Join us on an adventure through music time and space as we discover a new realm of the surreal. Merging debauchery and the paranormal ‐ when…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07912 691842
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09
FEB
DhrupadHamar
Seven Arts

Kirit Singh and Jasdeep Singh are two artists committed to bring about the rival of Dhrupad & Dhamr a rich music tradition originating around 1st Century AD. They are disciples of Pt. Uday Bhawalkar and Ustad Sukhvinder Singh Pinky respectively and perform…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 626777
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10
FEB
Learn To Trade Live, Leeds
Park Plaza Hotel Leeds

In the current economy many of us are searching for ways to save money or better yet make an additional income; some of us hope that we can give up the 9‐5 job and become our own boss. Many of us have…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02031 435821
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16
FEB
Made in Motown
Castleford Civic Centre

Made in Motown aim to recreate the classic music and sounds of Detroit during the 1960s.The band comprises high quality experienced musicians dedicated to recreating authentically the Sounds of the Motor City fronted by the incredible talents of the bands three female…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07852 465745
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01
MAR
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
The Wardrobe

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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10
MAR
Wonderful World of Wellbeing 2 day Festival
Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel

The Wonderful World of Wellbeing is the first event of its kind to provide a centre of wellbeing under one roof over one wonderful weekend where you can learn from over 50 single category wellbeing providers practice wellbeing techniques indulge the senses…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07522 760068
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15
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Rigoletto
Bradford Alhambra

Rigoletto is a dramatic tale of the jesters daughter whose heart is stolen by a charming but unreliable ruler and how her fathers attempts to prevent the love affair lead to tragedy. Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713018
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16
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Bradford Alhambra

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta. Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra Verdi LA…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01274 432000
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17
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Bradford Alhambra

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona Kistenyova.Winner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01274 432000
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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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