What's on inStanley

Welcome to Stanley

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

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Forthcoming events in Stanley

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…

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…

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…


MPV Nightclub in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 0113‐245 5809 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…


Kikos Nightclub in Pontefract, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01977 794264 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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