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Summer Activities - Explore the World

Tue 21 Aug 2018

Summer Activities - Explore the World

12noon-4pm Go global! Follow in the footsteps of the Bagshaw family with summer activities and crafts, highlighting their travels around the world and bringing international culture to the museum. £2 per child. All age.....Read more

Change: Batley schools exhibition

Sat 30 Jun to Sat 15 Sep 2018 (3 months)

Change: Batley schools exhibition

Over several years this showcase of artwork from Batley and Birstall schools has become a well-established highlight in the summer calendar. Following a workshops programme led by artists Ammie Flexen (Ceramics), Fiona G.....Read more

Season Preview Autumn 2018

Tue 04 Sep 2018

Season Preview Autumn 2018

Join us for the unveiling of our autumn / winter season with Director of the LBT, Victoria Firth, and special guests from our forthcoming programme. Pantomime director Joyce Branagh returns to talk about this year’s m.....Read more

Fri 07 Sep 2018

IDENTITIES

Three talks about the ways people have explored personal identities through walking 10.45-12.15 as part of the 4TH WORLD CONGRESS OF PSYCHOGEOGRAPHY By: (1) Alex J Bridger : Walking in between the margins: A psychog.....Read more

The Peoples Favourite Shop

Sat 08 Sep 2018

The Peoples Favourite Shop

Miss Babsy has always wanted to run a shop of her own. Hoping to make a difference to the people of the town, she decides to try and open one. With her business plan in place, she shares it with her good friend B.....Read more

Guided Tours

Sun 09 Sep 2018

Guided Tours

Free guided tours of the stunning Victorian Gothic building will take place at 1pm and 2.30pm. Learn more about the house that was built as a family home by mill owner Gorge Sheard in 1875. ‘The Woodlands’, as it was.....Read more

Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Tue 11 to Sat 15 Sep 2018 (5 days)

Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Join Israel's favourite son Joseph and his coat of many colours as he follows his dreams in this timeless musical. From the company that brought you Legally Blondeand Made in Dagenham, Woodhouse Musical Theatre Comp.....Read more

Our Fight for the Voting Right!

Sat 28 Apr to Sun 30 Sep 2018 (5 months)

Our Fight for the Voting Right!

Our exciting new exhibition explores the stories of the suffragettes and suffragists of Kirklees, from the mill cottages of Batley to the grand houses of Honley. Come and see our extraordinary ‘Votes for Women’ banner an.....Read more

Comedy Cellar- Bobby Mair and Red Richardson

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Comedy Cellar- Bobby Mair and Red Richardson

Intimate, atmospheric and relaxed, our perennially popular monthly Comedy Cellars are the perfect way to experience stand-up in all its spontaneous, electrifying glory BOBBY MAIR Canadian wit from 8 Out Of 10 Cats, .....Read more

Huddersfield Jazz

Fri 21 Sep 2018

Huddersfield Jazz

Huddersfield Jazz mark 30 years of bringing top quality jazz to Huddersfield with a concert featuring Claire Martin, Ray Gelato and the Dave Newton Trio. Claire, seven times British Jazz Awards winner and former.....Read more

Claire Martin & Ray Gelato at Huddersfield Jazz

Fri 21 Sep 2018

Claire Martin & Ray Gelato at Huddersfield Jazz

CLAIRE MARTIN & RAY GELATO WITH THE DAVE NEWTON TRIO compered by GARY COPLEY of Radio Leeds Sponsored by Harron Homes Friday 21 September 2018 at 7.30pm The Lawrence Batley Theatre Queen Street Huddersfield .....Read more

Roger Davies And His Band

Sat 22 Sep 2018

Roger Davies And His Band

After enjoying a succession of sold-out concerts throughout 2017, Roger Davies & His Band invite you to celebrate with them as they perform live on the main stage for the first time at this very special show. Ro.....Read more

Shift

Mon 24 to Tue 25 Sep 2018 (2 days)

Shift

shift pushes at limits; alters perspectives; challenges gravity; and spins your head around. Four extraordinary performers explore their physicality in an explosive display of power-based acrobatics. Featuring guest.....Read more

Whistle Stop Opera

Thu 27 Sep 2018

Whistle Stop Opera

Never tried opera before? Dip your toe in with Opera North's brilliant pop-up opera. Be entertained by a group of professional opera singers and an accordionist, who will make you laugh-maybe even cry- in an operatic ta.....Read more

Improbable Fiction

Thu 27 to Sat 29 Sep 2018 (3 days)

Improbable Fiction

'If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an improbable fiction' – Twelfth Night, Act III, Scene 4 Six aspiring authors meet to discuss their work. The chairman, Arnold, attempts to persuade the.....Read more

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