What's on inKnottingley

Welcome to Knottingley

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

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Forthcoming events in Knottingley

01
JUN
Rainbow of Ribbons
Barnsley Hospice

During the months of June and July we will be displaying hundreds of ribbons in stunning colours around the Hospice grounds. You are invited to dedicate a ribbon for those special people who have added colour to your life.You may choose a…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01226 244244
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03
JUN
Something to Smile About: Performing Arts Festival
Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre

2016 finds us at the new venue Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre Also Known as Hatfield Marina and Hatfield Water Park. The venue is ideally situated just off of the M180 it is close to local amenities is perfect for disabled visitors and…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07544 034552
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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: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
JUN
Nicholas McCarthy One Handed Pianist Tour - Leeds
Leeds College of Music

See Nicholas McCarthy the worlds only one‐handed star pianist play a dazzling concert of repertoire from his classical chart topping Warner Classics Album ‐ Solo. Call 0800 411 8881 for tickets.Nicholas McCarthy was born in 1989 without his right hand and only…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07967 465589
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16
JUN
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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 08000 786056
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25
JUN
Tom Jones
Doncaster Racecourse

Tom Jones may be approaching 70 but he shows little sign of slowing down. Born Thomas Jones Woodward in 1940 he was awarded an OBE by the Queen. He has had an extremely…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
JUN
Fish and Fizz Fancy trying Fish and Chips
Nash's Fish and Chip restaurant on Merrion Street

Join us at the excellent family‐owned Nashs Fish and Chip Restuarant in central Leeds to road test some of these famous combinations. Nashs has been a Leeds institution since they first opened in the 1920s they moved into a beautiful Tudor‐style Grade…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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29
JUN
Northern ALdborough Festival: Eusebio Sanchez
Bramham Park

The Northern Aldborough Festival welcomes Mexican Marimba player Eusebio Snchez. This young virtuoso marimba players Northern debut will enthral and delight the Festival audience with his authentic Latin flair and extraordinary virtuosity. Featuring works by American composer Michael Burritt Mexican composer…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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03
JUL
National Youth Dance Company - In Nocentes
Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

NYDC proudly returns to the Stanley and Audrey Burton Theatre with a new work by the critically acclaimed Sadlers Wells Associate Artist and NYDC 2015‐16 Guest Artistic Director Michael Keegan‐Dolan award‐winning Founder and Artistic Director of the former Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre.…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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05
JUL
Gladys Knight
First Direct Arena

Gladys Knight at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Tuesday 05 July 2016. 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: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
JUL
Rotary Club of Wakefield Chantry Dragon Boat Even
Pugneys Country 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: 10.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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09
JUL
Cocoon in the Park
Temple Newsam

For techno and electronic lovers Cocoon in the Park without a doubt put on a show. With DJs such as Loco Dice Sven Vath and Cassy youre bound to have an amazing day listening to…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
JUL
Doncaster Dragon Boat Challenge
Lakeside

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: 14.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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09
JUL
Saturday Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch
Radisson Blu Leeds

. 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 a fun interactive weekend tasting which will teach you all the basics about wine and a…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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21
JUL
BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH)
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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08000 786056
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22
JUL
The Cribs
Millenium Square

British indie hard rock trio The Cribs will be performing six dates across the country this spring in support of their fifth studio album.The band are currently hard at work mastering their fifth but as…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
JUL
Ocean Colour Scene
Millenium Square

Ocean Colour Scene at Millenium Square in Leeds on Sunday 24 July 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 do…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
AUG
Malala Yousafzai
First Direct Arena

Malala Yousafzai at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Sunday 07 August 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Malala Yousafzai live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
AUG
Simply Red
Doncaster Racecourse

Simply Red announced their retirement in 2010 after 25 years of musical success. The British soul group fronted by Manchester‐lad Mick Hucknall are thought to have sold over 50 million albums world wide and entertained…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
SEP
The Enemy
O2 Academy Leeds

British indie rockers The Enemy have announced that their long awaited comeback tour will take place in the UK this May. The band who shot to prominence in 2007 with their critically acclaimed debut album…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
SEP
UB40
O2 Academy Leeds

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
OCT
White Denim
University Union - Stylus

White Denim at University Union ‐ Stylus in Leeds on Thursday 06 October 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch White Denim live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
OCT
Goo Goo Dolls
O2 Academy Leeds

The Goo Goo Dolls are an American rock band from Buffalo New York. Guitarist John Rzeznick Vocalist and bass player Robby Takac and drummer Mike Malinin have seen huge success and been together since 1986…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
OCT
James Vincent McMorrow
Town Hall Leeds

James Vincent McMorrow at Town Hall Leeds in Leeds on Thursday 13 October 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: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
OCT
Jean Michel Jarre
First Direct Arena

French composer Jean Michel Jarre is famed for his exciting live musical performances incorporating light sound laser and fireworks. He combines ambient and new age sounds with electric syth‐pop. Visualaudio spectacles such as his laser…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
OCT
Lady Boys of Bangkok: Forever Yours - LEEDS 2016
The Sabai Pavilion

Energetic exotic eclectic and completely unpredictable those sensationally glamorous LADY BOYS OF BANGKOK are ready to whoop it up in LEEDS with a dazzling new production of the countrys most popular touring cabaret show ‐ Forever Yours...x.Under the unique canvas of…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 050705
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14
OCT
Bear Grylls Endeavour
First Direct Arena

Bear Grylls Endeavour at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Friday 14 October 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: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
OCT
Band of Skulls
University Union - Stylus

Alternative rock group Band of Skulls consists of Emma Richardson vocals Russell Marsden guitar and Matt Hayward drums. Having met at college the band have grown from strength to strength having started their music…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
OCT
Billy Talent
O2 Academy Leeds

Billy Talent is a melodic punk rock band formed in 1993 in Canada. The members met each other in high school and they remained underground in the indie music scene of Toronto for almost a…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

Savour the poignant atmosphere of this fully furnished Victorian country house with its original contents carefully conserved by English Heritage. There are over 30 rooms on view ranging from the faded grandeur of the sumptuous reception rooms to the cluttered remains of the fascinating servants wing with…

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.…

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.…

C J Holdings

C J Holdings ‐ Amusement Park in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

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