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

25
MAR
Cricketing Family Fun
Experience Barnsley

Join in our childrens activity sessions and learn new skills with cricketers from Barnsleys local clubs. There are creative activities for little ones too. This is a free drop in event donations are welcome. Come and enjoy. Please visit www.experience‐barnsley.com for more…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 772500
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27
MAR
The Friends of Archives daytime social and talk
Experience Barnsley

Come along and join the Friends of Archives at their first social event of 2017. The Tasker Trust will be presenting a new slide show showing photographs of Barnsley from the past century.11am to 1pm£3 per person ‐ To book a place…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 772500
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27
MAR
The roller flour milling revolution in the UK
The Cooper Gallery

Joseph Bramah LectureSponsored by Barnsley Council and presented jointly with the South Yorkshire Industrial History Society to commemorate the great engineer Joseph Bramah who was born at Stainborough.7pm startAdmission free but donations appreciated…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 242905
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30
MAR
A Splash of Colour photography exhibition
No 1 Whitehall Riverside

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThrough 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…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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01
APR
April Fools Comedy Festival Launch
The Cooper Gallery

April Fools Launch Night Get ready for some more top notch Comedy Funwith a mixed bill of some of the finest funniest anddelightfully excellent comedians around.Featuring the comedy nonsense of Howard Read heavy metal mayhem from Andrew ONeill and compered by one…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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05
APR
Architecture photography exhibition
Sovereign House

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionEver since photography was first invented buildings have been a popular source of inspiration. Throughout the 20th century architectural photography became increasingly creative as photographers began to experiment with…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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05
APR
Sophie Willan and Bobby Mair: Edinburgh Previews
Jocks Cavern

Sophie Willan: PreviewIn 2015 powerhouse Sophie Willans refreshingcomic style took her to several competition finalsincluding the Magners New Comedian of the Yearwhere she was crowned the winner. Both brutallyhonest and gloriously unpredictable Sophies stand up takes inspiration from her unusual lifeexperiences which…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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06
APR
Barnsley Archives turns 30!
Experience Barnsley

Barnsley Archives first opened to the public on 6 April 1987 and has been helping to preserve and make available the boroughs archive collections ever since. Old and new visitors and staff are invited to drop‐in to help us celebrate this milestone.…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 242905
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06
APR
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Wakefield to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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08
APR
Easter Adventure
Stockeld Park

The Golden Egg Hunt ‐ 8th April ‐ 24th April Free With EntryFind our hidden golden eggs for the chance to win a Giant Easter Egg Doris The Dragons Egg‐cellent Easter Show ‐ 22 & 23 April Free With EntryJoin…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586101
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08
APR
Easter Holiday Activity - Print Your Family Portr
The Cooper Gallery

Learn new skills as a family in a full day portrait workshop with printmaking artist Louise Wright. Visit the current exhibition for inspiration learn how to sketch and print and create your own family portrait to take home. This class is suitable…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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08
APR
Lee Nelson: Serious Joker
Barnsley Civic

After getting into trouble for sneaking into placeshe shouldnt be Lee Nelson is back where he mostdefinitely should be: live on stage with his brand‐new laugh‐out‐loud best ever stand‐up show.COMEDY LEGEND The SunCOMEDY GENIUS The MirrorYOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELF Sepp…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0122 632700
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08
APR
Pat's People proudly present Black Dyke Band
Ossett Town Hall

Black Dyke Band in a charity brass band concert at Ossett Town Hall. Fundraising for the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Charitable Foundation ring fenced for the Ray of Hope Trust Fund which is affiliated to the Hepatobiliary Department at St James Hospital Leeds.…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 305830
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09
APR
Hot Bulb Engine Demonstration
Worsbrough Mill and Country Park

The Hot Bulb Engine was renovated in 2011 and has a 5ft diameter flywheel. Come and see the stunning machinery in action. Hear the booming sound and smell the engine oil as you are transported back over 100 years.1pm to 3pm …

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 774527
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09
APR
Russell Howard Round the World
First Direct Arena

Russell Howard Round the World at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Sunday 09 April 2017. Whats the best thing about going to watch Russell Howard Round the World live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
APR
Easter Card Printing
The Cooper Gallery

Make printing stamps of bunnies chickens and eggsto decorate your own Easter card to share with yourfamily.Dress for mess. All children to be accompanied by anadult. Age 5.Workshop is limited so pre‐booking is recommended.Join us on Monday 10 and Wednesday 12 April…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 242905
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10
APR
Easter Extravaganza!
Experience Barnsley

Drop in to Experience Barnsley for a fun range of Easter craft activities. It is the perfect place to spend time with family and loved ones during the Easter break.11am to 2pm Free drop‐in activity Donations welcome Children under 16 to be…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 772500
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10
APR
Look, Make, Print!
The Cooper Gallery

Explore the Picasso exhibition guided by our artist for inspiration; then create your own print to take home.Dress for mess; bring an apron or old shirt with you.2.00pm ‐ 4.00pm £4.50 per personChildren under 16 must be accompanied by an adult recommended…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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12
APR
Sean Mcloughlin & Milo McCabe
Che Bar

Sean McLoughlin: You Cant Ignore Me ForeverAnother hour of supreme stand‐up from The best comedian you havent heard of yet Time OutHas appeared on Russell Howards Stand‐Up Central and Live At The Comedy Store as well as supporting Ricky Gervais and Katherine…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01226 327000
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12
APR
Sean Mcloughlin: You Can't Ignore Me Forver
Chez Bar

Sean McLoughlin: You Cant Ignore Me ForeverAnother hour of supreme stand‐up from The bestcomedian you havent heard of yet Time OutHas appeared on Russell Howards Stand‐Up Central and Live At The Comedy Store as well assupporting Ricky Gervais and Katherine Ryan on…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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12
APR
Spring Log Bird Feeders at Worsbrough Mill
Worsbrough Mill and Country Park

Have a go at baking for birds Come along to the fun family activity and make a seed log feeder to take home. Discover more about the birds that live in the stunning country park during the Spring months and collect hints…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 774527
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14
APR
Easter Hunt at Worsbrough Mill
Worsbrough Mill and Country Park

Little visitors can explore the nooks and crannies of the Mill and spot the Easter surprises hiding in every corner. Pick up a trail from the Mill shop and spot all the hidden treasuresDuring opening hours Drop‐in activity£2 per personBooking essential…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 774527
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14
APR
Eleanor Conway: Walk of Shame
Ledgends Bar

ELEANOR CONWAYWALK OF SHAME 2017 TOUR Some people talk the talk but dont walk the walk one person that puts her money where her mouth is is comedian Eleanor Conway. Her new show Walkof Shame that premiered at last years EdinburghFringe…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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15
APR
Miss Christmas UK is coming to Yorkshire!
York College

First Annual Miss Christmas UK Could You Be The Winner Of Miss Christmas Of YorkshireA brand new beauty and talent pageant is coming to: England Wales Scotland and Northern Ireland in 2017; to celebrate beauty talent and achievement with a challenge to…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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15
APR
Parlour Tricks
Barnsley Civic

Time travelling magic duo Morgan & West present abrand new show chock full of jaw dropping brainbursting gasp eliciting feats of magic.The dashing chaps offer up a plateful of illusion andimpossibility all served with wit charm and no smallamount of panache. Be…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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15
APR
Diversity
First Direct Arena

Best known for winning the third series of Britains Got Talent Diversity are a phenomenal street dance group that have won numerous awards since they became famous. They appear at this venue to show…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
APR
Andrea Hubert: Edinburgh Preview & Stephen Carlin
Ledgends Bar

Andrea Hubert: PreviewAndrea presents a work in progress show in preparation for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.Andrea Hubert started out on the comedy circuit inlate 2009 and within 20 gigs gained second placein a national competition. Shes since performedalongside some of the UKs…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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17
APR
Milling Demonstration
Worsbrough Mill and Country Park

The water powered Old Mill grinds wheat in the traditional way. Come along and see the milling process in the Mills 17th and 19th century buildings. The white and wholemeal flours are traditionally stone‐ground on a pair of 19th Century French Burr…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 774527
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18
APR
Andrea Hubert & Stephen Carlin
Legends Bar

Andrea Hubert: PreviewAndrea presents a work in progress show in preparation for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.Andrea Hubert started out on the comedy circuit in late 2009 and within 20 gigs gained second place in a national competition. Shes since performed alongside some…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01226 327000
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18
APR
Celebrate Cycling!
Experience Barnsley

Drop into Experience Barnsley and celebrate cycling through the borough in a range of craft activities.11am to 2pmFree drop‐in activity Donations welcome.Children under 16 to be accompanied by an adult.…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 772500
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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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