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I, Daniel Blake (15) – Holmfirth Film Festival

February 26th @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday 26 February I, Daniel Blake (15) Holmfirth Picturedrome, 7pm (doors open 6.30pm) Adult £5, Festival Friend £4 - pay on door or buy in advance online at


Grimm Up North at Lawrence Batley Theatre

February 26th @ 7:15 pm - 10:00 pm
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Daily until February 26th, 2017

The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm are turned on their head in this speedy, boisterous ride for all the family, as just a handful of actors attempt to combine all 209 stories. Featuring classics such as Snow White and Hansel and Gretel to the more obscure stories like The Devil's Grandmother and The Girl Without Hands, this is sure to be a half-term treat of comedy and madcap fun for all the family.


Strictly Pennine at Lawrence Batley Theatre

February 28th @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
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Daily until March 2nd, 2017

STRICTLY PENNINE is a series of exciting, vibrant and diverse shows celebrating all forms of dance. This year’s STRICTLY PENNINE will be the biggest yet. Talented pupils from 47 schools will be performing a wide variety of dance styles. Enjoy an engaging, colourful and energetic evening.

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Spring into Poetry at Honley Library

February 28th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

'Spring into Poetry at Honley Library' Tuesday 28th February 2017 -  7pm-9pm Friends of Honley Library invite you to an evening of poetry and prose. Bring your own poems, some favourites or just relax and listen. Free entry with refreshments. All welcome. Ticket Price £0 Event Venue  - Honley Library, West Avenue, Honley. HD9 6HF



March 2nd @ 11:00 am
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Term time only

A friendly and informal singing group where we learn a variety of songs in harmony and begin with fun vocal warm ups. No experience needed just enthusiasm! Thursdays at 11am £5 per session. Term Time only

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March 3rd @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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Fun and informal ukulele group! Why not take time in your lunch break to join with others learning a variety of great songs on uke. Friendly and welcoming:) £5 per session 1-2:15pm Fridays Term time

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Huddersfield Literature Festival 2017 Launch event

March 3rd @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us at the University’s brand new Oastler Building for the launch of our 2017 programme. Enjoy refreshments and a performance by poet Dr Owen Lowery. Doors 6pm (Performance 6.30pm), free, Oastler Building, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate HD1 3DH Owen Lowery was born in 1968 and has released two acclaimed poetry collections: Otherwise Unchanged and Rego Retold. Formerly a British Judo champion, he suffered a spinal injury while competing and is now a tetraplegic. He has a Master's Degree in…



March 3rd @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Outside the Box: A Live Show About Death at Lawrence Batley Theatre

March 3rd @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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Daily until March 4th, 2017

Warning: This show might change your life... and your death Liz Rothschild is a performer, celebrant and award winning burial ground owner. Her unique insight into the 'business of dying' has created a highly original and beautifully cathartic show, combining mercurial tales and miraculous truths, collected over the years from life’s finishing line. Funny, wise and taboo busting; OUTSIDE THE BOX confronts the elephant in the room with grace and humour, asking its audience to embrace mortality and look on…

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Huddersfield Literature Festival 2017

March 4th
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Daily until March 19th, 2017

The Huddersfield Literature Festival (HLF) is an annual literary festival that takes place over 10 days in March in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. The festival runs author talks, creative writing classes and competitions, multi-arts events, LGBT events, performance poetry and open mic events, plus an Literary Afternoon Tea and Majikkon (the annual Huddersfield Anime/Manga and Comic Con). The next Huddersfield Literature Festival will run from 4–19 March 2017 with a theme of ‘Courage’. Events take place at a number of venues…

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Art exhibititon

March 4th @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The bridge art group

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March 4th @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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From absolute beginners to eventually leading into higher level groups ..... This is a group lesson with local guitar teacher Ricky held in the workshop space above Hot Banana Music Norridge Bottom.... £8 a session for an hours class

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March 4th @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
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ANARCHY !!!! in the Ukelele form…Punk rock covers on Ukelele… Come and learn classic punk rock covers on the uke…sing along play along session ..and the opportunity to perform at outside events… All welcome from beginners upwards… Saturday @ 5:00pm @ Hot Banana ….turn up and play for £5 a session …no need to book… Call 01484 767535 for more details.


Coven at Lawrence Batley Theatre

March 4th @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Coven are a collective of three of the British folk scene’s finest, most formidable and forthright female acts, taking to the stage to celebrate International Women’s Day in a week of unforgettable concerts. The exquisitely harmonic songwriting duo and BBC 6 Music favourites O’Hooley & Tidow will be joined by the enchanting BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Finalists Lady Maisery and the irrepressible Leicester songwriter, activist and performer Grace Petrie. Debuting their new EP, experience these thought provoking, heartfelt, entertaining…


Polari Up North at Lawrence Batley Theatre

March 7th @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Entertaining, engaging and eclectic – Polari showcases top LGBT performers with universal appeal. Featured performers are: Paul Burston Polari host, award-winning journalist and novelist, author of critically acclaimed chilling domestic noir The Black Path. Jackie Hagan An award-winning cosmic scally; poet, comedian, live artist, playwright and community artist, who downs champagne from her glittery false leg. Juno Dawson Queen of Teen 2014, multi-award-winning author of YA novels and non-fiction (This Book Is Gay, Mind Your Head and new novel Margo…


2Faced Dance: Run at Lawrence Batley Theatre

March 7th @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Fight or flight? There is always a choice. A gritty and explosive triple bill from the award winning and physically adventurous 2Faced Dance Company. Featuring three exhilarating commissions by world class choreographers Tamsin Fitzgerald, Lenka Vagnerova and newcomer Rebecca Evans, RUN explores the darker side of humanity, through an explosion of movement, theatre and design. Founded in 1999, 2Faced Dance is one of the nation’s leading, award-winning, male urban contemporary dance companies that brought the hugely popular Dreaming in Code…


March Comedy Cellar at the Lawrence Batley Theatre

March 9th @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Intimate, atmospheric and relaxed, our perennially popular monthly Comedy Cellars are the perfect way to experience stand-up in all its spontaneous, electrifying glory. GAVIN WEBSTER Geordie wit fresh from a role in Ken Loach's Palme d'Or winning I, Daniel Blake, his slew of credits include Never Mind the Buzzcocks, The Stand-Up Show, The Comedy Store and the Radio 4 sketch show The Show What You Wrote. Voted ‘Comedian's Comedian' 2014. JACK CARROLL Runner-up in Britain’s Got Talent in 2013, described…


Film Nights at Hepworth Village Hall

March 10th @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 9th, 2017

FILM NIGHTS:  7.30pm  usually 2nd Friday in month. Friday 14th October - The Lobster Friday 11th November - Marguerite Friday 16th December - The Lady in the Van 2017 Friday 13th January - Anomalisa Friday 10th February - Rams Friday 10th March - The Big Short Friday 7th April - The Brand New Testament Sat 20th to Fri 26th May - Holmfirth Film Festival Friday 9th June - Bridge of Spies


Monthly French Advanced Conversation starting on 15th October 2016

March 11th @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on March 12th, 2017

An hour and a half guided conversation in French every month at the Modern Language School


Gaudete at the Lawrence Batley Theatre

March 14th @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The life of a Yorkshire village is shattered when elemental spirits replace the parish priest with his double. Alternative realities collide as this changeling interprets the gospel of love in his own alarming fashion. What goes on at the WI meetings? OBRA’s eight strong international ensemble interweaves the visceral language of Ted Hughes’ seminal poetic novel with intimate physicality and dynamic choreography, accompanied by a cinematic soundscape and live junkyard percussion. This is theatre that embraces the transformative power of…

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An Evening of Historic Films Featuring the Holme Valley

March 15th @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

An Evening of Historic Films Featuring the Holme Valley. Presented by Yorkshire Film Archive Wednesday 15 March at 7.30pm. Yorkshire Film Archive presents a delightful selection of nostalgic films from the Holme Valley area. Footage will include the changing face of the Holme Valley from the 1930s to the 70s, Holmfirth in Wartime, Market Day in Holmfirth in the 50s and scenes of local mills as they were demolished. In addition there will be historic Bamforth sketches made at the…


A Night of Murder Mystery with The Emley Players at the Carding Shed (SOLD OUT)

March 18th @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

A Night of Murder Mystery with the Emley Players 18th March 2017 The Carding Shed presents an evening of murder and mystery with the Emley Players. Do you fancy yourself the next Sherlock Holmes, Inspector Morse or Miss Marple? Arrive at 7.00pm and immerse yourself in the drama and see if you really do have what it takes to crack the mystery and solve the murder. With prizes for the winning table and plenty of interaction with the actors it’s…


Rastrick’s Got Talent at the Lawrence Batley Theatre

March 18th @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

It’s time to shine for Rastrick High School students as they showcase their talents and compete for prizes in this annual evening of entertainment. The evening provides rising stars with an opportunity to build their confidence and gain performance experience with an audience and judging panel and prizes up for grabs.


Jo Caulfield: The Customer is Always Wrong at the Lawerence Batley Theatre

March 18th @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Have you ever noticed that even when you’re right, you’re wrong? From the potential minefields of dating, relationships and divorce, to the simple things, like booking a holiday, or joining a pub-quiz team – nothing is ever as straightforward as it should be. Jo Caulfield is determined to get things back on track… Award-winning stand-up comedian Jo Caulfield takes a humorous look at life’s potential traps, what can go wrong and how to deal with them. Sharp, witty and insightful,…


Queenie’s Coffee House Night at the Lawrence Batley Theatre

March 20th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cosy up in the warm and welcoming setting of Queenie’s Coffee Shop for another series of fabulous spoken word, music and theatre performances, as well as opportunities to take part in our open mic. For our March Coffee House Night we welcome three talented voices who will be sharing their words with us. Ralph Dartford Ralph Dartford is the co-founder of A Firm of Poets and Ossett Observer. Ralph has been published in The Guardian, Stirring Magazine, Pulp Faction and…


Legally Blonde at the Lawrence Batley Theatre

March 21st @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Daily until March 25th, 2017

A fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie, LEGALLY BLONDE follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. This all-singing and dance-packed romantic comedy is about knowing who you are and showing what you’ve got. LEGALLY BLONDE will take you from the sorority house to the halls of justice with Elle Woods (and of course, her Chihuahua).


Gilmore & Roberts at The Lawrence Batley Theatre

March 23rd @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Contemporary folk/acoustic duo Gilmore & Roberts combine award-winning songwriting with astounding musicianship and their trademark harmonies to create a powerful wall of sound. Nominated three times at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Katriona Gilmore (fiddle, mandolin) and Jamie Roberts (guitar) met while studying at Leeds College of Music and released their debut album in 2008. Since then, the duo have toured Canada and mainland Europe, played some of the UK's biggest acoustic festivals, toured with folk rock legends Fairport…


Jack and the Beans Talk at The Lawrence Batley Theatre

March 25th @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

A fresh and funny retelling of the traditional story and an ideal gentle introduction to theatre. Was it a dream or did I hear a talking bean? Jack lives on a small farm with his mum and very little to eat. He likes to talk to the birds, his cow and anyone who will listen. Imagine his surprise when he swops his cow for some magic beans and starts to hear a whispering in the breeze and a giant rumble…

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Sherpa (PG) – Holmfirth Film Festival

March 26th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sunday 26 March Sherpa (PG) Holmfirth Picturedrome, 7pm (doors open 6.30pm) Adult £5, Festival Friend £4 - pay on door or buy in advance online at

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Gordie MacKeeman & his Rhythm Boys, at HepworthLive.

March 26th @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Rhythm Boys are renowned for their high-energy exhilarating live show, jaw-dropping stagecraft and showmanship. Whether it is performing on a grand festival stage or in an intimate concert hall, this group with their vibrant old time music and Gordie “Crazy Legs” MacKeeman’s wild tap dancing get standing ovations where ever they go. Its real feel good music that leaves you with a huge smile on your face.

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