What's on inGomersal


Welcome to Gomersal

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

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Forthcoming events in Gomersal

23
MAR
Exhibition Talk - Modernism and the Cooper Gallery
The Cooper Gallery

Join us for an evening talk by Melissa Gallimore art curator and lecturer offering a unique insight into the 20th century art collection at the Cooper Gallery. Using examples from the collection this lecture will place Picasso and other artists into the…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 242905
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23
MAR
Exhibition Talk: Modernism and the Cooper Gallery
The Cooper Gallery

Join us for an evening talk by Melissa Gallimore artcurator and lecturer offering a unique insight into the20th century art collection at the Cooper Galley.Discover the many artists contemporary to Picassowho also created new approaches to drawing and painting. Tickets cost £5…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01226 242905
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23
MAR
Speed Dating in Leeds
Parkside Tavern

Speed Dating in Leeds for anyone aged 28 to 40 on Thursday 23rd March 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingleeds106485.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Leedss most popular singles night How speed dating in Leeds works ‐ When…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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24
MAR
New Edinburgh Woollen Mill store in Wakefield
The Edinburgh Woollen Mill

The new Edinburgh Woollen Mill store will open on Friday 24 March at 9am with staff greeting the first 20 customers to make a purchase in store with a goody bag.The store will also mark its arrival in the area with an…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL:
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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: 15 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 772500
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25
MAR
GinTopia Gin Experience
Deanclough E Mill

Come along and join us at the base of E Mill in Dean Clough for your first GinTopia experience. Our bespoke mobile gin bar will be here serving a wonderful selection of Yorkshire gins but dont worry well also have over 35…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07772 719259
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25
MAR
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Craiglands Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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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: 15 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: 15 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: 7.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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31
MAR
The Ignite Conference 2017
Hollins Hall Marriott Hotel & Country Club

This year World Harvest Bible Church Bradford will host the second annual Ignite Conference at the Hollins Hall Marriott Hotel. We have invited Pattie Ah Kui to retun and minister on the subject of faith. This years theme is Dare to Believe.…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07525 235049
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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: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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01
APR
Easter Baking for Adults
Cannon Hall

Learn how to bake hot cross buns and simnel biscuitsin our Victorian kitchen perfect treats for your Eastertable Refreshments included.Come along from 1pm to 4pm places cost £25.00 per person and book is essentialdown to limited places. Suitable for ages 16. To…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 790270
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01
APR
In the Mood
Marsden Mechanics Hall

15 piece Huddersfield based Sundown Swing present In the Mood. Join us for an evening of all your favourite well‐known vocals and instrumentals from the 1940s swing era onwards. Therell be the music of Glenn Miller and Count Basie as well as…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07964 697561
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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: 7.7 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: 15.1 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: 15 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: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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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: 15 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: 15.1 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: 6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 305830
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08
APR
Tales of the Wedding Dress
Cannon Hall

A sumptuous and fascinating exhibition looking atfashions traditions and personal stories of creatingthat very special dress. This beautiful display ofhandmade and homemade wedding dresses will beon display at Cannon Hall Museum throughout thespring and summer.Saturday 8 April to Sunday 3 SeptemberVisitors will…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01226 790270
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09
APR
Hepworth Band Presents 'Fairy Tales & Stories
Holmfirth Civic Hall

A programme inspired by fairy tales and stories including music from Romeo & Juliet the Wizard of Oz the Sorcerers Apprentice Sleeping Beauty Charlie & the Chocolate Factory Dumbo Swan Lake and many more magical and enchanting tales.Tickets £8 including refreshments available…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07885 251454
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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: 16.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 774527
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09
APR
Mum2mum Market Baby & Children's Nearly New Sale
Lightcliffe Academy Sports Centre

Sun 9th April‐ Lightcliffe Academy Sports Centre ‐ 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 little ones.JOIN THE EVENT…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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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: 7.9 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: 15 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: 15 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: 15 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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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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