What's on inHeckmondwike

Welcome to Heckmondwike

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

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Forthcoming events in Heckmondwike

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Dewsbury Minster Art & Culture Festival
Dewsbury Minster

Is there Culture in Dewsbury YES and you will see it on the day.We have over 25 activities taking place on the day. We have a presentation of Ryan Baxendales Art Exhibition Mr Gumpys Outing presented by Surestart Ukulele…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07912 210244
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Fashion Show
The Civic

Come along to The Closet Queen Fashion Show on 25th April at Barnsley Civic.Headline Retailer sizes 8 to 28.Barnsley Hospice Charity Retail and various stall holders and Bar.Doors open at 7pm starts at 7.30pm.General Tickets £10 and Limited Table Ticket £12.Tickets available…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01226 327000
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Live Wrestling Returns to Leeds
Holbeck WMC

4GW return to Holbeck WMC on Saturday 25th April Doors at 6:30pm & the show starts at 7pm. £5 per adult & £3 per child. Dont miss out on a fantastic evening of live wrestling entertainment for all the family Confirmed 4GW…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07710 595551
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Sharon Van Etten
Brudenell Social Club

Sharon Van Etten at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Saturday 25 April 2015. 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…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Tim Vine
Theatre Royal Wakefield

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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UFO
O2 Academy Leeds

UFO at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Sunday 26 April 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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National Dance Company Wales | Mixed Programme
Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

National Dance Company Wales return with a new programme of inspirational international choreography.John Ingers Walking Mad set to the rousing sounds of Ravels much loved Bolero and Arvo Prt is riveting dance ‐ full of wit with an unsettling edge of madness.…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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Purity Ring
Brudenell Social Club

Purity Ring at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Wednesday 29 April 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
MAY
Johnny Cash Revisited
Bingley Arts Centre

Come and join the fabulous Starkville City a live 6 piece band with a stunningly authentic sound featuring Rick McKay and Jodie McKay performing as Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash. Together they will take you on a fun filled trip through…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01274 567983
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Keel Fest
Keel Inn

Looking for a great day out then look no furtherKeel Inn at Stairfoot are hosting their infamous Keel Fest on Sunday 3rd May.The day will be packed full of fun Entertainment Raffles Auctions BBQ and much moreIt starts at 1pm and money…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Pentatonix
O2 Academy Leeds

Pentatonix at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Monday 04 May 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service.…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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MAY
Northern Ballet - Mixed Programme
Stanley And Audrey Burton Theatre

Our new Mixed Programme shows off the strength and prowess of our first‐class dancers as they perform daring and dynamic dance that will leave you breathless.The programme will include Christopher Hampsons Perpetuum Mobile which is set to Bachs Violin Concerto in E…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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Our Stories
No 1 Whitehall Riverside,

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThe Photographic Angle put a call out to photographers who use the camera as a tool for documenting the natural social and political landscapes of our times. From photographs of an olive harvest in Palestine…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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Band Night
Gawber Road WMC

Fancy an entertaining evening out well look no furtherthan Gawber WMC on 8th May at 7pm. They will be host to Heres Jonny an energeticIndie Rock group.5 firefighters are raising funds for Barnsley Hospiceand Candle Lighters. In September they will be cycling1200…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07790 411142
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Only Fools and 3 Courses
Leeds United Football Club

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning Invitation. Lovely JubblyJoin 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…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08713341919(op tion2)
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Reginald D Hunter
Halifax Victoria Theatre

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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MAY
Access All Areas, Super Saturdays: Autism Early Ye
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Join us for our award‐winning programme of events for disabled children and their families. In the morning there will be fun activities in a dedicated space and supported visits to the museum galleries for Autistic children all led by our knowledgeable enthusiastic…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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Access All Areas, Super Saturdays: Autism Primary
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Join us for our award‐winning programme of events for disabled children and their families. In the morning there will be fun activities in a dedicated space and supported visits to the museum galleries for Autistic children all led by our knowledgeable enthusiastic…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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09
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Playground Presents: Shift K3y Livef
Pryzm, Leeds

The London superstar joins the Pryzm shindig for a stunning live performance. Having become a household name following last springs huge hit Touch this young vibrant artist has gone on to tour the world with his intoxicating sound and touches down in…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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09
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The World Famous Elvis Show Starring Chris Connor
Ossett Town Hall

Direct from the West End and awarded Best Elvis Tribute by a worldwide poll in 2014 is the World Leading Elvis Performer CHRIS CONNOR starring in a brand new production ‐ The World Famous Elvis Show.Chris stars with his 9 piece band…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 305830
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Beth Hart
O2 Academy Leeds

In the 90s Beth Hart had it all. A voice to die for compared to Janis Joplin in her prime a major label deal fawning press ‐ she was so popular she even contributed the…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Charity Cup
Oakwell

Lets Club 2gethers Charity Cup will be a day of friendlysporting competitiveness Do you like to play football do you enjoy a bit of friendly competition and would you like to give something back to the peopleof Barnsley...if so this is the…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01226 323622
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Extreme Stunt show
Grange Lane Events Field

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying Youll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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Mary Black
Town Hall Leeds

Mary Black at Town Hall Leeds in Leeds on Tuesday 12 May 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Wildlife Of The World
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Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThe photographers participating in this theme have sent us striking images of the widest range of species from elephants to insects. Many of the images in this exhibition…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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MAY
Al Stewart
Town Hall Leeds

Al Stewart at Town Hall Leeds in Leeds on Wednesday 13 May 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Disney on Ice Magical Ice Festival
First Direct Arena

Disney on Ice Magical Ice Festival at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Wednesday 13 May 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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MAY
Alan Carr
Halifax Victoria Theatre

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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American Football
Brudenell Social Club

American Football at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Friday 15 May 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch American Football live in…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Huddersfield Does Vintage
Huddersfield Town Hall

THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from years of experience with each one bringing their quality affordable vintage clothing jewellery and kitchenalia. Vintage lovers can while away the hours browsing through rail after rail of fabulous…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01423 561431
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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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