What's on inGawthorpe


Welcome to Gawthorpe

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

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Forthcoming events in Gawthorpe

06
DEC
Rod Stewart
First Direct Arena

One of the most successful recording artists of all time Rod Stewart was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame way back in 1994. Awarded a CBE for services to music he…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
DEC
The Bridge - Jasdeep Singh Degun
The Venue Leeds College Of Music

A uniquely co‐commissioned Sitar Concerto brings together two prominent styles of Classical music. Scored for sitar and strings this debut performance of The Bridge explores the nature of the Indian solo instrument in a new context stretching the themes of Raag Taal…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 445523
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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: 9.8 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: 16.3 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: 13.1 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: 11.1 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: 11.2 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: 7 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: 7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 790270
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10
DEC
Make Hand Print Christmas Tree Wreaths
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Drop into the visitor centre and create your own decoration to display at home.Drop in and make Hand Print Christmas Tree WreathsFree drop in session suggested donation of £1 to the Barnsley Museum Heritage Trust…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 740203
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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: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 774527
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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: 7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 790270
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11
DEC
Elsecar and the 1795 Newcomen Engine
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Join our guides for a fascinating guided tour. Discover what it meant to live and work in the Earls village of iron and coal. Imagine the power of the furnaces the bravery of our miners and grand splendour of Royal visits. The…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 740203
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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: 13.1 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: 12.9 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: 13.1 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: 13 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: 11.2 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: 13.1 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: 13 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: 11.2 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: 9.1 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: 11.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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22
DEC
Dream Makers Christmas Ball
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Come along and meet Santa and his elves. As well as the big man himself there will also be live stage performances as well as very important letter writing. There will also be a special appearance from Elsa but can she make…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 740203
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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: 11.2 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: 11.2 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: 11.2 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: 13.3 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: 7 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: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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…

Acapulco

Acapulco Nightclub in Halifax, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01422 366505 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Adventure Island Play Gym & Party Palace

Adventure Island Play Gym & Party Palace ‐ Amusement Park in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01274693354 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Apollo’s

Apollo's Nightclub in Halifax, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01422 438014 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Bankfield Museum

Set in a wonderful Victorian mill owners house, Bankfield has a growing reputation as a centre for textiles and contemporary craft.With its internationally important collection of textiles, weird and wonderful objects from around the world, plus commissions by leading makers and a varied programme of exhibitions and events,…

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