What's on inFairburn


Welcome to Fairburn

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

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Forthcoming events in Fairburn

08
DEC
Light Up A Life 2016
Barnsley Hospice

At this time of year Christmas holds warm memories of people we love.Barnsley Hospice would like to invite you to dedicate a light in memory of a loved one as a gift in honour of a friend or relative.Our Christmas trees in…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01226 244244
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08
DEC
Magical Lantern Festival Yorkshire
Roundhay Park

The Magical Lantern Festival makes its debut in Birmingham at Botanical Gardens 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 a festival…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +442075 371290
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08
DEC
The Coral
O2 Academy Leeds

Hailing from the Wirral Peninsula in the 1960s 'The Coral' are a band that has been describes as a mix of country with psychedelic folk rock. They were nominated for a 2002 'Mercury Music Prize'…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
DEC
The Shires
York Barbican Centre

The Shires at York Barbican Centre in York on Thursday 08 December 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Shires live in the…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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 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: 14.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 242905
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10
DEC
Santa's Workshop at Workshop
Worsbrough Mill and Country Park

Get little ones excited for Christmas with a visit to the award winning Santa experience at Worsbrough Mill. Its the perfect way to start the festive season.Children can write a letter to Father Christmas take a peek inside the workshop where the…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 774527
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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: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
DEC
The Overtones
York Barbican Centre

The Overtones have stormed onto the scene of popular music in both the United States and the UK and they have done so with relatively simple and incredibly catchy music. The mood of their…

Location: 16.6 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: 10.9 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: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
DEC
The Human League
York Barbican Centre

Puff up those shoulder pads and feather that mullet The classic 1980s New Wave electronic band The Human League are back and are set to embark on a major tour of the UK this summer.The…

Location: 16.6 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: 11.5 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: 14.9 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: 11.5 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: 11.5 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: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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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: 14.9 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: 14.9 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: 14.9 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: 14.9 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: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07749 661930
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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: 11.5 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: 11.3 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: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 11.9 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: 11.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
FEB
Paul Carrack
York Barbican Centre

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
FEB
Mike The Mechanics
York Barbican Centre

Mike The Mechanics at York Barbican Centre in York on Friday 17 February 2017. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Mike The Mechanics live…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


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.…

Bowl N Fun

Bowling at Bowl N Fun in Selby, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01757 707074 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Bowlplex

Bowling at Bowlplex in Castleford, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01977 668111 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Bramham Park

Woods, water & wild flowers. The Greatest Historic Formal Landscape in Britain.This unique landscape of water gardens and geometric avenues created by Robert Benson, 1st Lord Bingley, in the 17th Century and has remained virtually unchanged to this day. The House is open for groups of 10 or…

Breaks Snooker

SnookerPool Hall at Breaks Snooker in Pontefract, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01977 796167 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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.…

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