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JULY 24 – Charity fair organised by Playtime Pals, St Peter’s Church Hall, Rooms Lane, Morley, 2pm-4pm.
* Opera in the Park, Temple Newsam
JULY 25 – Party in the Park, Temple Newsam
* Summer fair, Elizabeth Svendson donkey riding therapy centre, Eccup. To be opened by Secret Millionare star Carl Hopkins at 11am.
JULY 27 – Churwell Action Group meeting, 7.30pm, community centre, Victoria Street.
JULY 29 – Thorpe clean-up day. Volunteers should meet at 10am at the community centre.
JULY 31 – Yorkshire Day celebrations, Morley town centre and Scatcherd Park, throughout the day.
AUGUST 10 – Levi Roots book signing, Waterstone’s, Leeds, 7pm.
WEDNESDAYS – Bingo night at Drighlington Rugby Club. Eyes down at 7.30pm, everyone welcome.
SATURDAYS – TuneTots, music and fun for the under fives, at Morley Newlands Primary School, 9.30am-10.30am. Call 0113 2363119 for more details.
WEST YORKSHIRE PLAYHOUSE, Leeds
Box office 0113 2137700.
NOVEMBER 20-JANUARY 15 – A Christmas Carol
THE CARRIAGEWORKS, Leeds
Box office 0113 2243801
GRAND THEATRE, Leeds
Box office 0870 1222819
JULY 19-24 – The Rat Pack – Live from Las Vegas
JULY 27-31 – Man in the Mirror
AUGUST 1 – One Night of Queen
AUGUST 2-7 – The Country Girl, starring Martin Shaw and Jenny Seagrove
AUGUST 8 – The Glenn Miller Orchestra
AUGUST 9-10 – Fireman Sam: Pontypandy Rocks!
AUGUST 13-15 – Dancing Queen
AUGUST 16-21 – Peter Hall’s Bedroom Farce
AUGUST 30-SEPTEMBER 4 – Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution
SEPTEMBER 5 – Rhod Gilbert: The Cat That Looked Like Nicholas Lyndhurst
OCTOBER 24 – The Anderson Wakeman Project
OCTOBER 31 – Paul Carrack
NOVEMBER 1-6 – Rocky Horror Show
NOVEMBER 7 – Sixties Gold
NOVEMBER 9-13 – The Habit of Art, by Alan Bennett
NOVEMBER 16-20 – LAOS present Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
NOVEMBER 21 – Maximum Rhythm N Blues
NOVEMBER 22 – Marc Almond
NOVEMBER 23 – An Evening with Dara O’Briain
NOVEMBER 26 – Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Show
NOVEMBER 27 – The Ken Dodd Happiness Show
NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 12 – Northern Ballet Theatre presents The Nutcracker.
DECEMBER 17-31 – The Adventures of Pinocchio
DECEMBER 18, 19, 21 and 22 – The Merry Widow, Opera North
JUNE 3 – John Cleese
Box office: 01423 502116
JULY 24 – Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band
AUGUST 12-14 – Harrogate Youth Theatre presents The BFG
Box office 01274 432000
AUGUST 21 – Dying To Tell You: A murder mystery evening
SEPTEMBER 29 – Northern Ballet Theatre presents Swan Lake
OCTOBER 15-16 – Alvin Ailey – American Dance Theater
OCTOBER 25-27 – Havana Rakatan
OCTOBER 28-30 – Blaze – The Streetdance Sensation
NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 11 – Hairspray, starring Phill Jupitus
DECEMBER 18-FEBRUARY 6 – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
ST GEORGE’S HALL, Bradford
Box office 01274 432 000.
JULY 31- Jason Manford
SEPTEMBER 23 – Best of British Variety Tour
SEPTEMBER 25 – The Armstrong and Miller Show Live UK Tour
OCTOBER 6 – Mark Watson
OCTOBER 30 – Jason Manford
NOVEMBER 20 – Frankie Boyle
DECEMBER 1 – Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
DECEMBER 9 – An Audience with Sally Morgan
JANUARY 31 – John Bishop: Live
KING’S HALL AND WINTER GARDENS, Ilkley
Box office 01274 432 000
THEATRE ROYAL, York
Box office 01904 623568
JULY 22-AUGUST 21 – The Wind in the Willows
DECEMBER 9-JANUARY 29 – Jack and the Beanstalk
LAWRENCE BATLEY THEATRE, Huddersfield
Box office 01484 430528
VICTORIA THEATRE, Halifax
Box office 01422 351158
OCTOBER 24 – Theo the Mouse’s Musical Mad House
OCTOBER 28 – Jason Manford: Live
NOVEMBER 6 – The Spirit of Pink Floyd
DECEMBER 4 – Mark Watson
SQUARE CHAPEL CENTRE FOR THE ARTS, Halifax
Box office 01422 349422
EUREKA! NATIONAL CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, Halifax
FAMOUS FOR COMEDY (formerly Jongleurs)
Box ofice: 0844 4595656
THE COMEDY CLUB @ LIQUID AND MAINE STREET, Halifax
Box office 0845 459 56 56
THE COMEDY CLUB LEEDS @ LOCH FYNE RESTAURANT
Ticket Hotline: 0113 3917550
LEEDS LUNCHTIME CONCERT SEASON
Leeds Town Hall, all concerts start at 1.05pm
Box office: 0113 2243801
SUMMER BANDS IN LEEDS PARKS 2010
JULY 25 – Bassa Bassa: Funky Street Music, Cross Flatts Park, Beeston, 2.30pm
* Friendly Band, Dartmouth Park, Morley, 2.30pm
* Altofts and Normanton Brass Band, Golden Acre Park, 2.30pm
* Wakefield Metropolitan Band, Westroyd Park, Farsley
* Stannington Brass Band, Wetherby Riverside Bandstand, 2.30pm
AUGUST 1 – Yorkshire Brass Quintet, Canal Gardens, Roundhay Park, 2.30pm
* Alistair Russell and Chris Parkinson: Folk For All, Cross Flatts Park, Beeston, 2.30pm
* West Yorkshire Brass, Lotherton Hall EstatE, 2.30pm
* Tingley Brass Band, Middleton Park, 2pm
* Drighlington Brass Band, Pudsey Park, 2.30pm
* Harrogate Band, Temple Newsam Estate, 2.30pm
* James Farrell Concert Band, Victoria Park, Calverley, 2.30pm
* Kippax Band, Wetherby Riverside Bandstand, 2.30pm
AUGUST 8 – JB Big Band, Golden Acre Park, 2.30pm
* Clifton and Lightcliffe Brass Band, Horsforth Hall Park, 2.15pm
* Yorkshire Brass Quintet, Middleton Park, 2.30pm
* Tenderloin Ragtime Orchestra, Western Flatts Cliff Park, Wortley, 2.30pm
* West Yorkshire Brass, Westroyd Park, Farsley, 2.30pm
* Knottingley Silver Band, Wetherby Riverside Bandstand, 2.30pm
AUGUST 15 – Drighlington Brass Band, Dartmouth Park, Morley, 2.30pm
* James Farrell Concert Band, New Farnley Recreation Band, 2.30pm
* Clifton and Lightcliffe Band, Pudsey Park, 2.30pm
* Dodworth Colliery Band, Wetherby Riverside Bandstand, 2.30pm
AUGUST 22 – North Leeds Jazz Orchestra, Canal Gardens, Roundhay Park, 2.30pm
* Tenderloin Ragtime Orchestra, East End Park, 2.30pm
* Wakefield Metropolitan Band, Pudsey Park, 2.30pm
* Harrogate Band, Wetherby Riverside Bandstand, 2.30pm
AUGUST 29 – West Yorkshire Brass, Dartmouth Park, Morley, 2.30pm
* Knottingley Silver Band, Pudsey Park, 2.30pm
* Wetherby Silver Band, Wetherby Riverside Bandstand, 2.30pm
SEPTEMBER 5 – Lofthouse 2000 Band, Wetherby Riverside Bandstand, 2.30pm
SEPTEMBER 12 – Drighlington Brass Band, Wetherby Riverside Bandstand, 2.30pm
SEPTEMBER 19 – Clifton and Lightcliffe Band, Wetherby Riverside Bandstand, 2.30pm
SEPTEMBER 26 – Friendly Band, Middleton Park, 2pm
* Thurlstone Brass Band, Wetherby Riverside Bandstand, 2.30pm
KIRKLEES CONCERT SEASON
Dewsbury Town Hall Box Office: 01924 324501; Huddersfield Library 01484 223200; Holmfirth TIC 01484 222444
MUSEUMS AND EXHIBITIONS
LEEDS CITY ART GALLERY
LEEDS CITY MUSEUM
UNTIL DECEMBER – A Greener City, community films exploring environmental issues, climate change, healthy living and green spaces in the city.
LEEDS MUSEUM DISCOVERY CENTRE
NOW ON – Wonderwall: 300 Years of Wallpaper – An exhibition of exquisite and luxurious wallpapers from Temple Newsam’s collections with a new commission from artist Catherine Bertola.
ABBEY HOUSE MUSEUM
UNTIL DECEMBER – Park Life, an exhibition examining the origins of Leeds’s parks and green spaces.
LEEDS INDUSTRIAL MUSEUM, ARMLEY MILLS
BRADFORD MEDIA MUSEUM
Box Office:0870 70 10 200
strong>YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK
Wilton Park, Batley
RED HOUSE MUSEUM
Oxford Road, Gomersal
PUBS AND CLUBS
ACKROYD STREET WMC – July 25 – Paul Franks; July 31 – Brian T’s Strollers; August 1 – Traci Lane. There is sequence dancing every Thursday at 7.30 for 8pm. On the second Monday of the month the Syd Osbourne Big Band plays music for dancing. A free room is available for hire by ringing the club steward on 0113 2534783.
BRUNTCLIFFE WMC – Bingo is Tuesdays from 9pm-11pm and Sundays from 1.30pm-3.30pm. A free function room is available by ringing 0113 2534127.
CHURWELL WMC – Regular events include ladies’ night with bingo and a raffle on Wednesday, bingo on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, live music on Saturday night and play your cards right on Sunday night.
CROSS CHURCH STREET WMC – July 21 – grand charity evening in support of Yorkshire Air Ambulance, with performances by Steve Parkes, 5th Avenue, Traci Lane, Brother Crew and Ali Jordan. Admission costs 2 and includes a prize draw.
DRIGHLINGTON TEMPEST CLUB – July 24 – Chris Raddings; July 31 – Karaoke; August 7 – Dave Martin. Weekly events include Monday line dancing from 8pm, Wednesday bingo and quizzes on Thursdays and Sundays.
EAST ARDSLEY GENERAL – Wednesdays from 4pm the Winthorpe Whirlers meet and there is sequence dancing from 8pm. On the third Thursday of every month there is a 1940s themed evening of music and dance. Saturday night is family night with live entertainment, bingo and games. On Sunday there is country and western night with live music.
LEEDS JAZZ CLUB, Armley – July 27 – Tame Valley Stompers; August 3 – Jazz Preservation Society Band from Sheffield.
MORLEY FOLK CLUB – July 21 – Keith Kendrick and Sylvia Needham in the Regency Ballroom on Albion Street; August 4 – free singers and musicians night at the Morley Dashers.
MORLEY WORKING MEN’S CLUB – July 21 – Stuart Eden; July 28 – Sam Reece, singer; July 31 – Yorkshire Quiz.
MUSIC gig listings for the next week:
Thursday: Arthur Rigby & The Baskervylles, The Pablos, Shakinouts, Time Of Hibu at Cockpit; The Despondents, Cyanide Pills, Pop Fosters, Candid Squash at Milo; The Kabeedies, The ABC Club, Downdime at Nation of Shopkeepers.
Friday: March of Dimes, Metro, Lowfields at Cockpit Room 3; Adelaide, You Ate My Dog at Fenton; Coal Train at New Roscoe; Public Image Ltd at O2 Academy Leeds; Luva Gunk, Road To Horizon at Royal Park Cellars.
Saturday: The Spills, Heart Ships, The Sailmakers at Carpe Diem; Audio Republic, Sounds Of Sirens at Cockpit; Jody Has A Hitlist at Cockpit Room 3; The Erics at Cross Keys, Morley.
Sunday: Tunng, Hannah Peel at Cockpit.
Monday: Shoes And Socks Off, Wingman at Nation of
Tuesday: Moon Duo, Wild Nothing at Brudenell Social Club; Blitz Kids, We Don’t Dance To Love Songs, My Lost Youth, More Than You’ll Ever Know at Cockpit Room 3
Wednesday: Flower Corsano Duo at Brudenell Social Club; Luva Gunk at The Well.
Adelphi: 0113 2456377; Arkle: 0113 2534646; Brudenell Social Club: 0113 2752411; Carpe Diem: 0113 2436264; City Varieties: 0113 2430808; Cockpit: 0113 2441573; Cross Keys: 0113 2380276; Faversham: 0113 2431481; Grove Inn: 0113 2439254; HiFi Club: 0113 2427353; Irish Centre: 0113 2480887; Leeds Uni Refectory/Mine/Stylus: 0113 3801332; Leeds Met: 0113 2098435; Nation Of Shopkeepers: 0113 2031831; New Roscoe: 0113 2460778; Oporto: 0113 2434008; O2 Academy Leeds: 0113 389 1555; Packhorse: 0113 2453980; Primrose: 0113 2453980; Royal Park Cellars: 0113 2741758; Sandinista!: 0113 3050372; The Wardrobe: 0113 3838800; The Well: 0113 2440474.
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