What's on inHorsforth

Welcome to Horsforth

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

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Forthcoming events in Horsforth

04
MAY
John Ross - Blink
Stanley And Audrey Burton Theatre

Eddie a bitter old man dies trying to save a little girl. So begins a series of encounters with five important people from instrumental periods in his life. Set to the beautifully haunting music of composer Greg Haines Blink stages Rosss signature…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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05
MAY
Beer Tasting: Meet the Brewer
Radisson Blu Leeds

Tonight well be tasting 7 excellent beers from Treboom including some of their seasonal specials‐ bottle conditioned beers with a range of delicious botantical and spice flavourings. The Treboom range includes everything from hoppy pale ales to darker spicier offerings; the emphasis…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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06
MAY
Frazer Theatre Comedy Club
Frazer Theatre

As we enter the warmer months the Frazer Theatre Comedy Club is back with the final show before our summer break. With another world class line up of UK and International talent its a show not to be missed.JOHN ROBERTSON...A unique and…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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11
MAY
Father John Misty
O2 Academy Leeds

Father John Misty at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Wednesday 11 May 2016. 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…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
MAY
Il Divo
First Direct Arena

Dont be put off by the Syco Music tag this isnt one of Cowells reality wannabes Il Divo are true talent as is proved by eight years in the industry and 26 million albums…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
MAY
The Sessions
First Direct Arena

The Sessions at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Thursday 12 May 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Sessions live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
MAY
The Sessions at Abbey Road
First Direct Arena

The Sessions at Abbey Road at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Thursday 12 May 2016. 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. …

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAY
The French Property Exhibition
Wetherby Racecourse

Have you always dreamed of owning a house in France Dont miss The French Property Exhibition at Wetherby Racecourse Yorkshire on May 13 and 14; a one‐stop shop for anyone considering buying a property in France. It is the perfect place to…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01242 211099
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14
MAY
Madrigals To Musicals
Bingley Little Theatre

Concert Madrigals to Musicals performed by award winning Opus 44 from Bingley. plus guests.This concert has something for everyone and will be a joyous evening of wonderful music. Please support us in raising funds for Cancer Support Bradford and Airedale who do…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01274 567983
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14
MAY
James
First Direct Arena

English rock band James hail from Manchester and have been on the music scene since 1982. Perhaps best known for their success in the 1990s with singles such as Sit Down and Laid James have…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
Travis
O2 Academy Leeds

Travis at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Saturday 14 May 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Travis live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAY
Martin House Hospice Dragon Boat Challenge
Roundhay Park

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and a…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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15
MAY
Play Against a Darts Legend with Eric Bristow
Grosvenor Casino Huddersfield

. Play alongside former World Darts Champions Eric Bristow MBE and Keith Deller and star referee Scott Gibling.You and three friends can not only meet and greet five time BDO World Champion the Crafty Cockney and Keith the only qualifier to win…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01484 422441
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18
MAY
Stags and Hens by Willy Russell
Frazer Theatre

The Knaresborough Players are delighted to present their upcoming show. Stags and Hens is written by celebrated playwright Willy Russell well known for plays such as Educating Rita and Blood Brothers. Set in 1970s Liverpool the heyday of Merseybeat and the Beatles…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07835 927965
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19
MAY
BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders Level 2
The Cosmopolitan Hotel

BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders APLH Level 2 Leeds.Gain the qualification needed to apply for your Personal Licence to sell alcohol and advance your career prospects within the licensed retail sector. This 1 day APLH course held at The Cosmopolitan Hotel…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 08000 786056
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20
MAY
Manic Street Preachers Editors
First Direct Arena

Manic Street Preachers Editors at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Friday 20 May 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Manic Street Preachers Editors live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
MAY
Saturday Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch
Radisson Blu Leeds

Kicking things off with a glass of Champagne youll tasting a total of 12 wines over the day.Want to try a wide variety of wines and learn about new grape varities Want to discover which wines match best with which foods Want…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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21
MAY
The Take That Experience
Galpharm Stadium

Fans of one our best loved boy bands can hear all their greatest hits as part of a fun night out with friends all they need is a little patience. While Take That may not be back for good for one…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01484 484116
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28
MAY
Absolute Bowie
Warehouse 23

ABSOLUTE BOWIEhttp:www.absolutebowie.comAbsolute Bowie are Europes Premier David Bowie Tribute Band. The five piece has toured all over Europe for the last 8 years faithfully performing the music of David Bowie with uncanny accuracy. The audience are taken on a journey experiencing the…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07976 622468
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28
MAY
Bill Bailey
First Direct Arena

One of the funniest live comics doing the rounds Bill Bailey manages to combine comedy and music to perfection. Following on from last years sell‐out shows Bill has announced his new tour for his…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
MAY
Diljit Dosanjh
First Direct Arena

Diljit Dosanjh at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Monday 30 May 2016. 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: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
JUN
Sarah Millican
The Royal Hall

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
JUN
The Antiques & Fine Art Fair at Harewood
The Marquee, Harewood House

Over the weekend of Her Majesty The Queens 90th birthday The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited returns to stage The Antiques & Fine Art Fair at Harewood supported by Knight Frank Harrogate which opens in The Marquee Harewood House Harewood near Leeds West…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01797 252030
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10
JUN
Neil Young
First Direct Arena

Legendary Canadian singer song writer Neil Young has given us over 45 years of a wide range of rock music. From hard rock to country to folk‐tinged acoustic few artists have shown such a…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUN
Award winning baby and children's nearly new sale
Otley Rugby Club

Award winning baby and childrens nearly new sale where mums sell to mums. Its a great afternoon out where not only can you grab a bargain but its also an opportunity to meet other families in the area. Sale runs 2‐4pm £2…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07762 358374
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11
JUN
Barry Manilow
First Direct Arena

For a veteran such as Barry Manilow taking it easy may seem an acceptable idea. However this isnt on the horizon for the Billboard friendly legend. Manilow released his Super Hits album in April…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
JUN
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Oakwell Hall Country Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful new musical score and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01924 324761
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25
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Liane Carroll Trio
The Old Hall

Northern Aldborough Festival is proud to be presenting a true jazz great Liane Carroll an award‐winning jazz pianist and singer described by Jamie Cullum as one of the greatest singers we have in this country. Awards include Best British Vocalist BBC Jazz…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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25
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Oliver Baily (violin
The Old Hall

The Northern Aldborough Festival prides itself on promoting exciting young musicians. Oliver Baily comes from a family with close associations with The Northern Aldborough Festival. A talented young violinist completing his studies at the Royal Northern College of Music Oliver is…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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26
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: The Magic Piano
St Aidans C of E High School

The Northern Aldborough Festival is delighted to present a unique childrens animated film with live piano accompaniment. Created by Oscar award‐winning creators BreakThru Films it introduces the music of Chopin with a set of unique animations. The main feature Magic Piano tells…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01423 900979
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Tourist Attractions


Harewood House

Harewood is a great family day out. Visit the Adventure Playground, explore the Gardens and Bird Gardens, take a boat trip across the lake or marvel at the collections in the House. With an extensive programme of events and exhibitions, Harewood offers something for all.The garden landscape at…

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…

Harewood Bird Garden

Harewood is a great family day out. Visit the Adventure Playground, explore the Gardens and Bird Gardens, take a boat trip across the lake or marvel at the collections in the House. With an extensive programme of events and exhibitions, Harewood offers something for all.Our aim at Harewood…

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…

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