What’s going on this weekend? 31 January- 2 February 2020

Not sure what to do this weekend? Why not visit one of the many fantastic events happening within Kirklees.

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

A brand new musical comedy is created live in front of your very eyes at each performance of this Olivier Award-winning show, as audience suggestions are instantly transformed into hilarious all-singing, all-dancing entertainment.

With 12 years as an Edinburgh Festival must-see, a BBC Radio 4 series, a critically acclaimed West End run and multiple awards to their name, these incredible performers are guaranteed to impress.

So whether you fancy Hamilton in a hospital or Sondheim in the Sahara, you suggest it and The Showstoppers will sing it!

When is it?

  • Friday 31 January 2020 – 7:30pm

Where is it at?

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2SP

More information

For tickets and more information visit the event’s website.


Museum of Curiosities Open Day (Holme Valley Sharing Memories)

Dare you enter the fabulous Museum of Curiosities – Open for 1 day only!

The Museum of Curiosities Open day at The Tech Building in Holmfirth on Saturday 1st February is a celebration at the end of the current Sharing Memories 15 week project.

It’s a fun day full of things to see and do. Cabinets of handcrafted curiosities, expand your imagination & witness the Secret Life of Sheep, listen to the marvelous Soul Choir, Valley Beats & the Cafe Orchestra, performing specially written compositions full of memories.

Activities for the young include the Children’s Art School workshop where they too can come and make some curiosities.

Also if you have memories of the Tech Building from days gone by, please do come along, sit & have a cuppa, regale us with them & we will record them for posterity…

When is it?

  • Saturday 1 February 2020 – 10:00am – 2:00pm

Where is it at?

Holmfirth Tech, Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3AR

More information

Free to enter.

For more information visit the event’s page.


Guided tour of Bagshaw Museum

Not sure what to do this Sunday? Why not join Bagshaw’s volunteer guides for a fascinating guided tour of the stunning Victorian Gothic building, featuring the history of the Sheard family, Walter Bagshaw the first curator and Wilton Park. Tours last approximately 40 minutes and are family-friendly.

When is it?

  • Sunday 2 February 2020 – 2:00pm – 3:15pm

Where is it at?

Bagshaw Museum, Wilton Park, Woodlands Road, Batley, WF17 0AS

More information

Free – Book on the day in the gift shop

For more information visit the event’s page.

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Alfie Moore – Fair Cop Unleashed

Join BBC Radio 4’s cop-turned-comedian Alfie Moore for his latest stand-up tour show. Relive with him the thrilling ups and downs of the night a mysterious clown came to town and more than one life ended up in the balance. It was no laughing matter – but this show certainly is!

Enjoy Alfie’s unique brand of police-based humour hilariously woven together with his personal insights into his life on the front-line of the police force.

It’d be a crime to miss it!

When is it?

  • Saturday 1 February 2020 – 7:30pm

Where is it at?

Holmfirth Civic Hall Community Trust, Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3AS

More information

There is no reserved seating for this event, seating is offered on a first come, first served basis. Doors open an hour before the show starts and a cash bar is available.

For more information visit the event’s page.


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