Music  Exchange Arts Centre, Russell Street, Keighley 01535 661591 Evil Scarecrow (Saturday) Crown Inn, Addingham Traditional jazz with Harry Long’s Goodtime Jazzband (Wednesday, 8.45pm) Great Northern, Halifax Road, Ingrow 01535 656570 Bluesbeaten Redshaw plays blues (November 1) New Inn, Wilsden Howlin’ Johnny and the 59 Sound (November 2) Parkside Social Club, Haworth Groovy Happening (November 9, 7.30pm), entry £3


Victoria Hall, Keighley 08456 252550 Keighley Amateurs present musical Whistle Down The Wind (until Saturday) Cricketers Arms, Coney Lane, Keighley 01535 669912 Comedy with Ian D Montford – the ‘Sunderland Psychic’ – and Ivan Brackenbury (October 31) Keighley Shared Church 01904 613000 Inspirational play A Different Drum (October 30, 7.30pm) Haworth West Lane Baptist Church 01535 643425 Gilbert and Sullivan operetta Princess Ida (November 18-23)

Out of town

Bingley Arts Centre 01274 567983 Bingley Little Theatre in thriller Cat’s Cradle (until Saturday) Alhambra Theatre, Bradford 01274 432000 Family show Slava’s Snowshow (until Saturday); 60s musical Carnaby Street (Tuesday to November 2); school drama To Sir, With Love (November 5-9); Northern Ballet in A Christmas Carol (November 13-16) St George’s Hall, Bradford 01274 432000 Comedian Ed Byrne (Saturday); Puppetry of the Penis (Tuesday); Ellen Kent opera Aidi by Verdi (October 31); CBeebies favourite Chris & Pui (November 1); Sandi Toksvig (November 2); Festival of Remembrance (November 3); Ready Steady Cook with Russell Grant (November 7) King’s Hall, Ilkley 01274 432000 Singer Joe Longthorne (tonight); Steeton Male Voice Choir with Hammonds Saltaire Band (November 2); comedian Alex Horne (November 8); Brighouse and Rastrick Band (November 9) Victoria Theatre, Halifax 01422 351158 Dick & Liddy’s Comedy Club (tomorrow and November 29); Essence of Ireland song and dance show (October 31); Vampires Rock (November 2); comedian Sean Lock (November 3); Vagina Monologues (November 5); Russian State Ballet and Opera House present The Nutcracker (November 8) plus Romeo and Juliet (November 9) Burnley Mechanics 01282 664400 Comedian Andy Parsons (tonight); tribute show Roy Orbison and Friends (tomorrow); tribute T-Rextasy (October 26); Ladyboys of Bangkok (October 28); family show Cirque du Hilarious (October 30); musical The Witches of Eastwick (November 9-16) Grand Theatre, Leeds 0844 848 2700 Comedian Bill Bailey (Monday/Tuesday); Sixties band The Hollies (October 30); Grimethorpe Colliery Band (October 31); comedians Sean Lock (November 1) and Milton Jones (November 2); Sixties Gold with Gerry and the Pacemakers, the Searchers, PJ Proby and the Fortunes (November 3) West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds 0113 213 7700 Musical thriller Sweeney Todd the Demon Barber of Street Street (until Saturday); Leeds-set drama My Generation (until Saturday); Charlie and Lola’s Extremely New Play for children (October 30 to November 2); LAOS in musical Footloose (November 2-9) Carriageworks, Leeds 0113 224 3801 John Godber comedy Lucky Sods (until Saturday); TV adventurer Doug Allan (October 28); children’s play How To Catch A Star (October 29); Clean Comedy Show with stand-up for over-12s (October 30); Mind the Gap in Treasure Island (October 31); pantomime Aladdin (November 8/9) Leeds City Varieties 0113 243 0808 Good Old Days music hall (until Saturday) Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield 01484 430528 Northern Broadsides in comedy The Grand Gesture (until Saturday) Skipton Town Hall 01756 799912 Skipton Music hosts Plane Dukes Rahman Trio (November 19); Royal Northern College of Music Chamber Choir (December 10)


Haworth Hallowe’en weekend with Parade of Dragons (Saturday, 3pm) and Parade of Ghouls (Sunday, 3pm) Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth 01535 642323 Capturing the Brontes exhibition by surrealist photographer Charlotte Cory (until December 31) Harewood House, Leeds 0113 218 1000 Building a sculptural paper forest, potato and leaf printing, seasonal food demonstrations, storytelling and interactive literature trail for children (October school half-term)