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Debbie Spink, who has published her latest children's novel, The Confessions Of A Pet Sitter, under the pen-name Debbie Chase

Keighley deputy town clerk, pet sitter and novelist - that's Debbie Spink!

Frank Farkas as Bono in U2 tribute band New2 which is among headliners at this summer's Skipton Fake Festival

Keighley U2 tribute band to play Skipton Fake Festival

Stand Alone who are building on gigs across the UK by releasing their debut EP Nothing Is Forgotten

Stand Alone progress from the Aire Do to gigs in Sheffield, Cardiff and Leicester

York duo Mulholland, who are among performers at this month's Blues & Roots night at the Black Bull in Haworth

York duo Mulholland headline the latest Blues & Roots Night in Haworth

Anne Kavanagh, who plays Mrs Boyle in Agatha Christie's classic whodunnit The Mousetrap, which is coming to the Bradford Alhambra

Classic Agatha Christie whodunnit The Mousetrap returns to Bradford Alhambra

A scene from Shrek The Musical which is part of the new season at Bradford Alhambra this autumn

Shrek The Musical heads the new autumn season at Bradford Theatres

A scene from pre-schoolers' show Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom, which is being performed at the Victoria Theatre in Halifax

Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom comes to Halifax

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Pressure from Keighley soul music fans forces return of Motown and disco night

An electric guitar (31545095)

Pressure from Keighley soul music fans forces return of Motown and disco night

Caryl Phillips, whose latest novel The Lost Child is set in Leeds and is inspired by Wuthering Heights

Caryl Phillips visits Ilkley Literature Festival after writing Wuthering Heights update

Robert Edric focuses on soldiers burying the dead in the aftermath of the First World War in his latest novel Field Service

Brontë author Robert Edric turns his attentions to the First World War in new novel Field Service

Haworth artist Judy Sale pictured with some of the work she prepared for an exhibition last year to tie in with the Tour de France coming through the village

Haworth artist Judy Sale brings a taste of the world to Skipton

One of the cast members in the Irish show Rhythm Of The Dance which is coming to the Victoria Theatre n Halifax

Exhilarating Irish steppers come to Halifax for Rhythm Of The Dance

A view of Nidderdale, setting for the first-ever literature and nature festival Niddfest

Nature and literature in the first-ever Niddfest in the Yorkshire Dales

Rosa Sargent who was among musicians performing at the Plan B Festival at the Exchange Arts Centre in aid of Manorlands. Picture by John Sargent

Plan B brings Moorfest musicians to Keighley's Exchange Arts Centre following cancellation of moorland music festival

Cambodian Space Project, described as the biggest band in the Far East, is performing in Bradford

Cambodian Space Project performs in Bradford following Glastonbury Festival appearance

Small World musicians taking part in the arts group's music project, Claire Silvester, Oscar Manthorp (back) and Johnny Phillips

It's a Small World if you want to be play at Keighley's latest music festival

Steeton Male Voice Choir, pictured during a recent performance at the National Media Museum in Bradford, have released a new DVD

Magical journey through the Lake District promised by Steeton Male Voice Choir

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Brontë Blues Club bows out with hard-rocking outfit from Kansas

Skeletal Family who are preparing to headline the Wave music festival in Brazil and release a retrospective box set

Keighley Goth rock band Skeletal Family announce retrospective album and Brazil festival headliner

Upstagers members who are performing the Cole Porter musical Anything Goes next week at King's Hall, Ilkley

Upstagers present frothy ocean musical Anything Goes in Ilkley

A scene from Opera North's the production of Wagner's The Flying Dutchman in Leeds Town Hall

Spectacular finish to Opera North season with Wagner's The Flying Dutchman

Comedy from KYDZ Keighley Youth Theatre in new play Anarchy Beach

Female fighters will be among those taking part in the 3GW wrestling bout Tough Justice at Keighley's Octagon Club

Tough Justice for wrestling fans of all ages in Keighley

Policeman turned comedian Alfie Moore will present his new show at the Cafe Choux Choux in Keighley

It's a fair cop for comedy at Keighley's Cafe Choux Choux

Jesus Christ Superstar in Leeds

Turmoil that's worth tuning into for musical Jesus Christ Superstar in Leeds

A scene from Danny Hardaker's new Ed Stones And The BD3 video. Picture by Elliot Young (crop to upright)

Keighley filmmaker Danny Hardaker returns to the land of weird

Keighley Blues Club celebrates anniversaries with Muddy Waters' son Mud Morganfield

Keith Davies with his Punch and Judy show

Keighley Festival has real Punch (and Judy)

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Splendid and full-blooded finish to beautiful evening of arias in Halifax

A scene from Lad: A Yorkshire StorywithAlan Gibson as national park warden Al Thopre and Bretten Lord as Tom

Internet charts success for Yorkshire Dales movie Lad

Julie Bond plays Mrs Wilberforce in the comedy The Ladykillers

Demure old dear shows her cunning side in Bingley comedy The Ladykillers

Kazabian who are among tribute acts performing at the Halifax Fake Festival

Keighley band As Sirens Fall warms up crowds at Halifax Fake Festival

Mark Thomas, who is performing his Magna Carta show in Leeds

Mark Thomas gets his laughs democratically in Leeds

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time is coming to Leeds Grand

The curious incident of the dog found dead at Leeds Grand

Upstagers performings preparing for the musical Anything Goes

Anything Goes for Upstagers as they present fun musical in Ilkley

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Oxenhope man's rugby photos on show at Bradford Industrial Museum

A scene from Keighley Playhouse's comedy Wedding Of The Year

First-time director is masterful with keen cast in Keighley Playhouse comedy Wedding Of The Year

Indigo Crow, who are performing at the Exchange Arts Centre in Keighley

Indigo Crow headline hometown gig at Keighley's Exchange

A scene from Calamity Jane at Leeds Grand

Jodie Prenger is a rootin' tootin' Calamity Jane at Leeds Grand

Ann Dinsdale examining one of Anne Brontë's books

Haworth museum expert follows Anne Brontë's final journey

Berwick Kaler who will play the Old Gentleman in The Railway Children in York. Picture by Colin Richardson

Panto star stars alongside Keighley locoin The Railway Children

Julian Socha who is performing at Haworth Festival

From Slovakia to Haworth Festival comes guitar wizard Julian Socha

The stage version of Dirty Dancing is coming to Bradford Alhambra

Dirty Dancing comes to the stage in Bradford with original dialogue and hit songs

Bethany Black, who is performing comedy at the Cafe Choux Choux in Keighley

Jim Smallman laughs about his family at the Cafe Choux Choux in Keighley

Loud 'n' proud anthems from across the decades on album Now That’s What I Call Classic Rock

Loud 'n' proud anthems from across the decades on album Now That’s What I Call Classic Rock

Alabama 3

From Sopranos to Halifax for country punk band Alabama 3

Hilarity on stage in Leeds as Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Hilarity on stage in Leeds as Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Non-stop hilarity from Jeeves and Wooster in Leeds

Non-stop hilarity from Jeeves and Wooster in Leeds

Rod Clements who is performing a Keighley Blues Club

Lindisfarne veterans headline Keighley Blues Club

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