What's on inRawdon


Welcome to Rawdon

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

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Forthcoming events in Rawdon

26
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Duo Antipodes
Farnley Hall

The hugely talented and charismatic young Irish guitarist Manus Noble makes a welcome return to the Northern Aldborough Festival this time partnered with Australian cellist Jehanne Bastoni. The Duo Antipodes perform works by Boccherini Piazzolla De Falla Granados and Manus Noble…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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27
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: The Marian Consort
The Old Hall

The Marian Consort is a young dynamic and internationally‐renowned early music vocal ensemble recognised for its freshness of approach and innovative presentation of a broad range of repertoire. The ensembles blend and beauty of sound will be heard to perfection in…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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29
JUN
Celebrity Makeup Artist Sean Maloney on his Master
Grosvenor Casino Leeds

SEANMALONEYMUA Celebrity Make Up Artist is taking you on a make up masterclass journey. Maloney has worked with names such as Lily Allen Jessie J Amy Willerton Amy Childs Channel 4 ITV TOWIE Lime Pictures and made appearances at London Fashion…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01133 893700
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29
JUN
Michael Bennett (tenor) & Sandrine Chatron (harp)
The Chapel, Rudding Park

One of the busiest English tenors on the international opera circuit makes time in his schedule to present a mouth‐watering programme with French harpist Sandrine Chatron of works by Purcell Dowland Britten Berkeley Sally Beamish and a new commission from Lynne Plowman…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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30
JUN
59th India International Garments Fair
Mahatma Mandir

India International Garment Fair IIGF has come a long way and it is now one the established fair in the international apparel fairs arena. The next edition i.e. 59th in the series is scheduled to be held from 30 June ‐ 02…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01242 708027
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02
JUL
Tim Garland Electric Quartet
The Crown Hotel

It says it all in the title: electric Tim Garland is established as a saxophone virtuoso in jazz circles worldwide. The Grammy award‐winning saxophonist first emerged onto the jazz scene performing alongside the legendary Ronnie Scott who opened his iconic club in…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 562303
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05
JUL
Wildlife of the World photography exhibition
Sovereign House

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 highlight the relationships that species have…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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06
JUL
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Otley Courthouse Arts Centre

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 musical score and…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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07
JUL
Pride and Prejudice
Dunstarn Farm

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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08
JUL
digiPlaySpace
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

digiPlaySpace is coming to Eureka Eureka is hosting the European premiere of digiPlaySpace an unmissable touring exhibition all the way from Canada. digiPlaySpace is a collection of interactive digital art showcasing the work of artists from around the world. Created by Toronto…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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08
JUL
Rotary Club of Wakefield Chantry Dragon Boat Event
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 our…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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08
JUL
system. presents Cocoon in the Park 2017
Leeds Temple Newsam

February is upon us. The weather is looking a bit tasty. Icy winds and all the trimmings. It drags you down. Some of us might even feel a bit lost as the winter lingers on and on. An endless sofa of sadness.By…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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09
JUL
Leeds 10K
Leeds City Centre

This is a great opportunity to smash your 10K personal best as Jane Tomlinsons legacy run has retained its new flatter and faster course.Entries are now open sign up today to secure your place and ensure that you experience the unrivalled atmosphere…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 0113 203337
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13
JUL
Knaresborough Comedy Festival
Frazer Theatre

The Knaresborough Comedy Festival is back and running from Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th July.In the early days of 2016 the people that bring you the monthly Frazer Theatre Comedy Club looked at a calendar saw that the Summer looked a bit…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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13
JUL
Speed Dating in Leeds
Brooklyn

Speed Dating in LeedsHow Speed Dating in Leeds worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Leeds you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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15
JUL
Mum2mum Market Baby & Childrens Nearly New Sale
Halifax Academy

Sat 15th July‐ Halifax Academy ‐ 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 FOR SALE…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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22
JUL
Summer Adventure
Stockeld Park

Each week of our Summer Adventure we will have different activities from Adventure Week where our Stockeld Rangers will guide you in Den Building and Forest Trails to our Pirate Week where you can dress up as your favourite Pirate or Princess…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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28
JUL
The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics with Opera
Millenium Square

The event entitled The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics is a new collaboration between Opera North Leeds City Council and Back to Basics founder Dave Beer which also marks an incredible 25 years at the forefront of UK club culture for…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07584 072308
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29
JUL
Ossett Comedy Night
Ossett Town Hall

Youre in for a treat with 5 comedians headlining the show is the brilliant Mick Ferry supported by Rob Mulholland Dave Williams & Tom Little. Your compere for the night is the affable chap Rick Hulse. Brought to you by Act…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01924 305830
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06
AUG
Muslim Marriage Events Leeds
Mumtaz Leeds

We are holding the next muslim marriage event on Sunday 6th August 2017 at Mumtaz Leeds 1 & 2 Mckenzie House Chadwick Street Leeds LS10 1PJ.Open Event Open to all MuslimsAn event to provide a platform for people seeking partners in marriage…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07738 638325
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10
AUG
Great Expectations
Oakwell Hall Country Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Charles Dickens unforgettable story of love family and friendship set in the depths of Victorian England. From the haunting marshlands of Kent to the bustling streets of Victorian London this epic tale follows the fortunes of a young…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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19
AUG
DC3: More in Common
Square Chapel Arts Centre

Director & Choreographer: Jo Meredith Composer: Michael Grant Associate Director: Greg EldridgeYoung people from YMT come together to create an original bold musical production exploring how in a divided world music and dance can unite us all. Set against the…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01422 349422
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19
AUG
Shadwell Flower, Vegetable and Craft Show 2017
Shadwell Primary School

Traditional village flower vegetable and craft show. Exhibits of entries to classes covering a wide range of interests. Various stalls brass band tea tent bar chickens. Free circus skills free ball pool for tots. Face painting. A village setting on the primary…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0113-2 738821
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19
AUG
Shadwell Village Flower, Vegetable & Craft Show
Shadwell Primary School playing fields

A traditional Village Flower show with marquees exhibits teas bar brass band circus skills face painting. Commercial and local group Stalls. All in a lovely rural setting on our Primary School Playing Field. Something for all ages. 1.30…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0113-2 738821
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01
SEP
Absolute Bowie
O2 Academy Leeds

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01133 891555
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08
SEP
Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Ripley Castle

If you are a homemaker retailer interior designer or stylist looking for inspiration to create a beautiful indoor or outdoor living space then these shows are your one‐stop‐shop. Youll find all manner of antiques and salvaged items such as reclaimed restored and…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0129 827493
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09
SEP
Learn To Trade Live, Leeds
Park Plaza Hotel Leeds

There are many reasons people trade but 99 of the time it is to earn more moneyDiscover how you could become a trader full time or part time and increase your earning potential on our one day intensive course Learn to Trade…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02030 054905
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10
SEP
Mum2mum Market Baby & Children's Nearly New Sale
Lightcliffe Academy Sports Centre

Sun 10th September‐ 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: 9.6 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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23
SEP
Mint Festival 2017
Stockheld Park

Taking charge in the main arenas are a heavyweight selection of local and international party brands and DJs including Leeds techno night System Hot Since 82s Knee Deep In Sound plus No Curfew Bitch and Eats Everythings Edible featuring the very best…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07584 072308
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24
SEP
KVU Singers presents The King's Singers
King's Hall

Their work synonymous with the best in vocal ensemble performance appeals to a vast international audience.Performing to hundreds of thousands of people each season the group tours regularly to Europe North and South America Asia and Australasia. Instantly recognisable for…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01943 602319
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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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