What’s on this weekend

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 02 : David Guest attends the world premiere of 'Michael Jackson: The Life Of An Icon' at The Empire Cinema on November 2, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** David Guest

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 02 : David Guest attends the world premiere of 'Michael Jackson: The Life Of An Icon' at The Empire Cinema on November 2, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** David Guest

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Don’t sit in staring at four walls this weekend, get the Friday feeling with our comprehensive what’s on guide.

FRIDAY

Music

Wickham Arms Hotel, Cleckheaton

Superior jazz band, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Millbridge WMC

Almost Pink tribute band, £3.

Eastborough WMC

Lynne George,female vocalist.

Comrades Club, Regent Street, Heckmondwike

Crown of Lights Acoustic Night, 8pm. Folkus, Linzi Jayne Greaves, Rum Doodle. Free.

Hebden Bridge Trades Club:

Cabaret Heaven with music, magic and dance, 8pm (sold out). Tel: 01422 845265.

St George’s Hall, Bradford:

Navi in King of Pop – the Legend Continues (Michael Jackson tribute show), 8pm. Tel: 01274 432000.

Grand Theatre, Leeds:

Opera North with Verdi’s Macbeth, 7pm. Tel: 0844 848 2700.

Grand Opera House, York:

A Vision of Elvis, 7.30pm. Tel: 0844 871 3024.

Theatre

Victoria Theatre, Halifax:

Kidnapped, a family adventure tale, Friday, 1pm and 7pm, and also tomorrow, 2.30pm and 7pm. Tel: 01422 351158.

Square Chapel arts centre, Halifax:

Theatre company Art with Heart with Secret Diaries (for age 14-plus), 8pm. Tel: 01422 349422.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield:

Dick and Lottie with Life of Riley, 7.45pm. Tel: 01484 430528.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford:

Robin Cousins’s Ice, daring figure skating show, to Sunday. Tel: 01274 432000.

Exhibitions

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place, Batley

Open Exhibition 2013

Matthew’s Coffee House, Market Street, Cleckheaton

Cleckheaton’s Got Talent by Cleckheaton U3A Art Group

West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

20:20 Print Exchange Exhibition

Creative Arts Hub, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

Paintings by Diana Osmolska

Stage

Dewsbury Artspace, Lower Peel Street

Dewsbury Arts Group presents An Evening of One Act Plays, 7.30pm. Ring 01924 465647 for tickets.

SATURDAY

Music

Millbridge WMC

Stardust male duo

Central Club, Batley

Saul, vocal entertainer, 7pm.

Eastborough WMC

Animation, boy/girl duo.

Old Bank WMC

Rebel Rebel, male female duo

Comrades Club, Heckmondwike

Lee Lambert, 8.30pm.

Leeds Town Hall:

European Union Chamber Orchestra, with cellist Laura van der Heijden, 7.30pm. Tel: 0113 224 3801.

Grand Theatre, Leeds:

Opera North with the Girl of the Golden West, 7.30pm. Tel: 0844 848 2700.

Huddersfield Town Hall:

Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra, 7.30pm. Tel: 01484 223200.

Dance

Theatre Royal, Wakefield:

West Yorkshire Theatre Dance with the Nutcracker, 6pm, also Sunday, 2pm and 6pm. Tel: 01924 211311.

Theatre

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Dick and Lottie with Relatively Speaking, 3pm, and Life of Riley, 7.45pm.

St George’s Hall, Bradford:

Postman Pat Live, 1pm.

Exhibitions

Batley Art Gallery, Market Place

Open Exhibition 2013

Matthew’s Coffee House, Cleckheaton

Cleckheaton’s Got Talent by Cleckheaton U3A Art Group

West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield

20:20 Print Exchange Exhibition

Creative Arts Hub, Mirfield

Paintings by Diana Osmolska

Stage

Dewsbury Artspace, Lower Peel Street

Dewsbury Arts Group presents An Evening of One Act Plays, 7.30pm. Ring 01924 465647 for tickets.

Talks

Bagshaw Museum, Batley

Titanic – A History Wardrobe, 2pm. Tickets £12.50 from 01924 326155.

Walks

Birkenshaw and East Bierley

With North Kirklees Ramblers. Meet at 10.30am at Oakwell Hall Bottom car park, for a 6.5 to seven mile moderate walk. No dogs. Led by Geoff, ring 01422 379921.

SUNDAY

Community

Lower Spen Nature Reserve, Park Road, Ravensthorpe, Dewsbury

Conservation tree planting, 10am. Free. Contact Nigel on 07746 973281.

MUSIC

Central Club, Batley

Sunday afternoon jazz with Reg Hargreaves Trio and singer Kate Peters, 1pm-3.30pm.

Halifax Victoria Theatre

David Gest’s Legends of Soul Live! with Percy Sledge, Candi Staton, Sheila Ferguson and others, 7.30pm. Tel: 01422 351158.

Leeds Town Hall:

From Rags to Riches – a celebration of the music of Irving Berlin, 7.30pm. Tel: 0113 224 3801.

Talks

Bagshaw Museum, Wilton Park, Batley

Victorian art illustrated lectures by art expert Simon Poe on the work of John Atkinson Grimshaw, John Martin and Harold Gilman, 2pm. £3.50 on the door.

Walks

Keighley area

Join Dewsbury and District Ramblers for this B walk. Meet walk leader David Lodge at Wellington Road Car Park, Dewsbury, 9am.

Holme Valley

With Batley Rambling Club. Meet Godfrey Sutcliffe at Batley Sports Centre at 9am for a six mile medium walk over Meltham Moor and Marsden Clough.

Comedy

Leeds City Varieties:

David O’Doherty

Hebden Bridge Comedy Club:

MC Martin Mor introduces Paul McCaffrey, Dan Nightingale and Tommy Rowson, Old Gate pub, Hebden Bridge, 8pm. Tel: 07874 152338.

Also on

Calderdale Ramblers:

Judy Gannon leads an eight-mile moderate walk from Sowerby Bridge railway station, meet 10.45am. Tel: 01422 823491.