What's on inOulton


Welcome to Oulton

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

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Oulton

19
FEB
Band of Horses
O2 Academy Leeds

Formerly known as Horses Bridwell Ryan Monroe Tyler Ramsey Bill Reynolds and Creighton Barrett are now collectively called as Band of Horses. In 2004 Ben Bridwell formed this American rock group.This Indie rock Southern rock…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
FEB
Look, Make, Print!
The Cooper Gallery

Explore the Picasso exhibition guided by our artist forinspiration; then create your own print to take home. Dress for mess bring an apron or old shirt with you. Come and join us on Monday 20 Wednesday 22 andFriday 24 February. The exhibition…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 242905
ratingratingratingratingrating
20
FEB
Perfect Portraits at Experience Barnsley
Experience Barnsley

Add your portrait to our Fabulous Faces galley. Dropinto Experience Barnsley for a different type of craft activity each day. This is a free drop in event donations welcome. Children under 16 to be accompanied by an adult. Groups of more than…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 772500
ratingratingratingratingrating
21
FEB
A World of Books – Children’s activity event
Bagshaw Museum

Join us as we prepare for World Book Day in March with storytelling and crafts inspired by Bagshaws wondrous galleries.Tuesday 21 February 12 noon ‐ 3.30pmBagshaw Museum Wilton Park Batley WF17 OAS 01924 324765£1 per child no booking required…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01924 324765
ratingratingratingratingrating
21
FEB
Convicts and Lunatics
Stage@Leeds

Gracefool Collective and Red Ladder presents:Convicts and LunaticsConvicts and Lunatics is an amusing and thought provoking double bill spanning a hundred years of wayward women with dangerous ideas. Red Ladder Theatre Companys critically acclaimed one‐woman musical drama Wrong Un follows a Lancashire…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01133 438730
ratingratingratingratingrating
21
FEB
Sweet Treats
Cannon Hall Museum

Join the cook in the Victorian kitchen to make and decorate rainbow cookies and sweet treats to take home. The event costs £9.95 per child and is suitable for children aged 5‐11. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre‐booking…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 787944
ratingratingratingratingrating
22
FEB
Winter Nature Trail at Worsbrough Mill
Worsbrough Mill and Country Park

Join our family nature trail and discover the winter world. Gather found objects along the way and make an exciting piece of natural art. Places cost £4.50 per child pre‐booking is essential. Children under 16 must be accompanied…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 740203
ratingratingratingratingrating
22
FEB
Cirque du Soleil Varekai
First Direct Arena

Cirque du Soleil Varekai at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Wednesday 22 February 2017. 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…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
FEB
Pizza's Galore!
Cannon Hall Museum

Have a go at Pizza making in the Victorian kitchen. Make your own dough and get creative with the toppingThe event is suitable for children aged 5‐11 places cost £9.95 per child. Booking is essential down to limited places. All children must…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 787944
ratingratingratingratingrating
24
FEB
The Republic of Fentonia
The Fenton

The Republic of Fentonia presents...5 Shades of Punk.Weve got five bands with very different takes on punk this time.EXPELAIRES post‐punk since 78Recorded BBC session for John Peel showrecorded To See You cw Frequency for Zoo Records 1978. Recorded Sympathy cw Kicks for…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
ratingratingratingratingrating
25
FEB
Print Your Family Portrait
The Cooper Gallery

Learn new skills as a family in a full day portrait workshop with printmaking artist Louise Wright. Visit the Picasso exhibition for inspiration then learn how to sketch and print to create your own family portrait to take home.…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 242905
ratingratingratingratingrating
26
FEB
Paul Carroll’s Music Hall Tavern
City Varieties Music Hall

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
ratingratingratingratingrating
01
MAR
Leeds Dance Auditions
Northern Ballet

Leeds Dance Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new dance contest in Leeds for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their name out there. The…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
ratingratingratingratingrating
01
MAR
Try Martial Arts
Aegis Martial Arts Academy | Harrogate

Interested in trying Martial Arts. Come along to a free class.Try Martial Arts wiith no obligation and learn more about how Martial Arts is beneficial as a form of physical exercise and to help with focus and concentration.AEGIS Martial Arts Academy is…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: Seew ebsite
ratingratingratingratingrating
03
MAR
Gandeys Circus
Forster Sq Retail Parl

our Favourite circus is back New Show New Venues New Dates Gandeys has cemented its reputation for bringing premier circus productions across the UK with our sell out all human thrill circuses. This years we have a red hot latin flavour with…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
ratingratingratingratingrating
03
MAR
Manford's Comedy Club
The 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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
ratingratingratingratingrating
04
MAR
mono_cult return for a one off special - 10th anni
Canal Mills

monocult return for a one off special ‐ 10th anniversaryOne of the UKs most loved underground promotions is coming back for a one‐off reunion party on March 4th at Canal Mills in Leeds. The party features plenty of returning musical favourites and…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 0
ratingratingratingratingrating
04
MAR
Lukas Graham
O2 Academy Leeds

Lukas Graham at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Saturday 04 March 2017. Whats the best thing about going to watch Lukas Graham live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 772500
ratingratingratingratingrating
12
MAR
Poetry Workshop and Dementia Cafe
Experience Barnsley

Join Diane Hinchliffe an independent Emotional Health & Wellbeing Practitioner at the Barnsley Rockley Rotary Club Memory Caf. Diane brings her skills as a therapist into the creative space providing therapeutic support to individual wellbeing.This will be a social event for people…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01226 772500
ratingratingratingratingrating
14
MAR
Scott Bradlees Postmodern Jukebox
O2 Academy Leeds

Scott Bradlees Postmodern Jukebox at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Tuesday 14 March 2017. 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…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
MAR
HAWKWIND + Glass Mountain
LEEDS UNIVERSITY REFECTORY

HAWKWIND were formed in 1969 originally as HAWKWIND ZOO by former London busker DAVE BROCK. Although there have been many line‐up changes over the years he remains at the helm today and is known affectionately by many fans as The Captain of…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07974 436686
ratingratingratingratingrating
17
MAR
Voice of the Violin - Shreya Devnath
Seven Arts Centre

We invite you to experience a seamless blend of composed and improvised music with the pieces drawing from the diverse cultural background that South India is blessed with. Interpreted through the violin the musicality of these compositions will be brought forth…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 445523
ratingratingratingratingrating
18
MAR
Beginners Linocut Printmaking For Adults
The Cooper Gallery

Join tutor Neil Anderson and learn all the skills neededto create your own lino print from design to production. The class is suitable for beginners with no previous experience needed.This class costs £35 per person and to book your ticket please visit…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 242905
ratingratingratingratingrating
19
MAR
Leeds Singing and Dance Auditions
Northern Ballet

Leeds Singing and Dance Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new singing and dance contest in Leeds for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
ratingratingratingratingrating
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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01226 242905
ratingratingratingratingrating
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: 5.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
ratingratingratingratingrating
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: 13.8 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07525 235049
ratingratingratingratingrating
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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 790270
ratingratingratingratingrating
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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01226 790270
ratingratingratingratingrating

Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

Tropical World

Step onboard HMS Tropical World for an unforgettable fun adventure on a tropical island. Land on the sandy white beach before forging inland to the rainforest where you will find waterfalls tumbling into jungle pools. Keep a look out for exotic animals on your journey, you will discover…

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.…

Alwoodley Golf Club

Alwoodley Golf Club ‐ golf course in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 0113‐268 1680 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Alwoodley Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Want more?

Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Oulton? See our list of attractions in Oulton, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.