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Don’t miss a thing this weekend thanks to our comprehensive listings guide.

FRIDAY

theatres

Alhambra Theatre

Bradford 01274 432000

Northern Ballet: A Christmas Carol

Carriageworks

Leeds 0113 224 3801

Pinocchio

Gobsmell: The Musical

City Varieties

Leeds 0113 243 0808

Three Bonzos and a Piano

Grand Theatre

Leeds 0844 848 2705

Paul Merton – Impro Chums

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Huddersfield 01484 430528

Blown Away

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts

Halifax 01484 349422

London Bridge Ensemble

St George’s Hall

Bradford 01274 432000

Davidson and Digance

Wakefield Theatre Royal

Wakefield 01924 211 311

When We Are Married

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Leeds 0113 213 7700

1984

Furnace

EXHIBITIONS

The Gallery at Revive

Birds, Bulbs and Bonces

The Lounge and Gallery at Matthew’s Coffee House, Market Street, Cleckheaton

Yorkshire Mixtures

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk

The Imagining of Things by Brass Art with Alistair MacDonald

White Cloth Gallery, Aire Street, Leeds

Jessica Barlow: Beauty of Nothing

Tom Stoddart: Perspectives

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road

Dewsbury Photographic Group. Free exhibition

Leeds City Museum

Through the Magic Mirror –The World of Anthony Browne.

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

In Focus: Albert Wainwright

Dana Schutz

Matthew Darbyshire and the WA Ismay Collection

MUSIC

Christ the King church, Mirfield

Dewsbury Music Centre swing band in concert, 8pm. Tickets £7, including wine and nibbles, on the door or in advance from Mo Thwaites on 01924 517473. Proceeds to British Heart Foundation.

PUBS AND CLUBS

Alma Inn, Thornhill

Poker league, from 7.30pm.

The Taproom, Batley

Tim Loud, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Millbridge WMC

Gods Of Fortune rock band

Eastborough WMC, Battye Street, Dewsbury

Nik Powers (male vocalist)

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Secret Affair

Cockpit, Leeds

Turin Brakes; Shinies

Fenton, Leeds

Landsharks

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Stereophonics

Fox and Newt, Leeds

Roller Trio

Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

The Takacs Quartet

New Roscoe, Leeds

Old’s Cool

Packhorse, Leeds

Kleine Schweine

Snooty Fox, Wakefield

Iron On Maiden

The Wardrobe, Leeds

Harleighblu Tru Thoughts

Wakefield Sports Club

Benn Clatworthy Quartet

Warehouse 23, Wakefield

Chris Helme

Wharf Chambers, Leeds

Cousin

SATURDAY

THEATRES

Alhambra Theatre Bradford 01274 432000

Northern Ballet: A Christmas Carol

Carriageworks

Leeds 0113 224 3801

Pinocchio

Gobsmell: The Musical

City Varieties

Leeds 0113 243 0808

Andrew Newton

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Huddersfield 01484 430528

Blown Away

Huddersfield Jazz: Jay Phelps Quartet

Wakefield Theatre Royal

Wakefield 01924 211 311

When We Are Married

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Leeds 0113 213 7700

1984

Furnace

Grand Theatre

Leeds 0844 848 2705

Jane McDonald

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts

Halifax 01484 349422

Halifax Symphony Orchestra

St George’s Hall

Bradford 01274 432000

The Elvis Years

EXHIBITIONS

The Gallery at Revive

Birds, Bulbs and Bonces

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place, Batley

Open Exhibition 2013

The Lounge and Gallery at Matthew’s Coffee House, Market Street, Cleckheaton

Yorkshire Mixtures

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk

The Imagining of Things by Brass Art with Alistair MacDonald

White Cloth Gallery, Aire Street, Leeds

Jessica Barlow: Beauty of Nothing

Tom Stoddart: Perspectives

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road

Dewsbury Photographic Group. Free exhibition

Leeds City Museum

Through the Magic Mirror–The World of Anthony Browne.

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

In Focus: Albert Wainwright

Dana Schutz

Matthew Darbyshire and the WA Ismay Collection

COMMUNITY

Trinity Community Centre, Town Street, Batley Carr

Dewsbury Railway Show. Layouts, demonstrations and advice from experts, 10am-4pm. Adults £3, children under 12 go free.

All Saints Church, Church Road, Roberttown

Christmas fair, 11am-2pm, gift stalls, crafts, cake stall, toys, bric-a-brac, bottle tombola. Entertainment by Roberttown Junior School choir. Refreshments available all day. Proceeds to All Saints Church.

St Mary’s Community Centre, Church Lane, Mirfield

Ballroom Dance in aid of St Mary’s Church restoration fund, 7.30pm-10.30pm. £5 tickets, £6 on the door.

Oakwell Motel, Low Lane, Birstall

Oakwell Art Group annual art exhibition, 10am-3.30pm. Admission free.

DRAMA AND STAGE

Red House Museum barn, Oxford Road, Gomersal

Oh My Poor Nerves, History Wardrobe performance about the history of healthcare during Jane Austen’s lifetime, 1775 to 1817. 2pm. Tickets £8 advance from 01274 335100.

MUSIC

Dewsbury Town Hall

Chris Connor is Elvis Presley. £15 (concs. available), visit www.kirklees.gov.uk/townhalls or ring 01924 324501, 01484 223200 or 01484 222444.

Wakefield Cathedral

Yorkshire Philharmonic Choir, 7.30pm. Tickets £10-£15 from 01924 364862 or tickets@yorksphilchoir.co.uk. .

PUBS AND CLUBS

Old Bank WMC

Vex (female vocal duo)

The Taproom, Batley

Victoria’s Secret, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Comrades Club, Regent Street, Heckmondwike

Ready Steady Show 196os tribute, 8.30pm.

Millbridge WMC

Dual Impact vocal instrumental duo

Central Club, Batley

Britain’s Got Talent star Craig Harper, 7pm.

Eastborough WMC, Battye Street, Dewsbury

Tinsel Town (vocal instrumental trio)

SUNDAY

THEATRES

City Varieties

Leeds 0113 243 0808

Adrian Edmondson and The Bad Shepherds

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts

Halifax 01484 349422

Royal Flush

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Huddersfield 01484 430528

Enough Already

Victoria Theatre, Halifax

01422 351158

The Hitchhikers’ Guide To The Galaxy Radio Show

EXHIBITIONS

Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road

Dewsbury Photographic Group. Free exhibition

Leeds City Museum

Through the Magic Mirror–The World of Anthony Browne.

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

In Focus: Albert Wainwright

Dana Schutz

Matthew Darbyshire and the WA Ismay Collection

COMMUNITY

Oakwell Motel, Low Lane, Birstall

Oakwell Art Group annual art exhibition, 10am-3.30pm. Admission free.

PUBS AND CLUBS

Batley Working Mens’ Club

Bingo 2pm-5pm and 50s and 60s night, 8pm.

Central Club, Batley

Afternoon jazz with Reg Hargreaves trio and guest singer, 1pm-3.30pm, free.

WALKS

Silsden with Dewsbury and District Ramblers.

Meet at Wellington Road car park, Dewsbury, 9am. This is a B walk led by Stuart Gledhill.