Exchange Arts Centre, Russell Street, Keighley 01535 661591 Apes, Pigs & Spacemen (February 1); Karma Party, Alt Track & Forever Cult (February 7); tribute Kings of Lyon (February 8); Anti-Vigilante & The Human Project (February 21); folk singer Pete Morton (February 22) Keighley Ukrainian Club, 9 Henry Street 01535 605310 Baccapipes Folk Club singers night (tomorrow and February 14, 8.30pm); singer-songwriter Ray Hearne (January 31); poetry night (February 7) Pennington’s Octagon, Bradford Road, Keighley 01274 562252 Mercury tribute Finally Freddie (tomorrow); tribute show Jersey Boys with Little Miss Sixties (January 31) Crown Inn, Addingham Traditional jazz with Harry Long’s Goodtime Jazzband (Wednesday, 8.45pm) Cougar Park Hall of Fame 01535 600310 Keighley Blues Club hosts King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys (February 7) Bronte Blues Club, Laycock Village Hall 07773 637335 Kyla Brox Band (February 14) Sunnybank Social Club, Silsden Rock ‘n’ roll band Blue Suede Dudes (February 8) Snooty Fox, Oakworth 01535 642689 The Ramblers (Saturday); Crème Brûlée (February 1); Big Fish Band (February 8); acoustic night with James Lynch (February 15)


Keighley Playhouse 07599 890769 Light comedy Bus Stop (until Saturday 7.30pm) Pennington’s Octagon Live 01274 562252 Comedian Chubby Brown (February 13) Victoria Hall, Keighley 08456 252550 Keighley Amateurs in pantomime Mother Goose (Saturday to February 1) Cullingworth Village Hall Cullingworth Amateur Operatic Society in The Wizard Of Oz (February 28 to March 1) Glusburn Institute 01535 630223 Film night with Sightseers (February 9, 7pm); pantomime Peter Pan (February 16-22 – tickets from Paws 4 Pet Supplies in Cross Hills) Harden Congregational Chapel Harden Players in pantomime Jack And The Beanstalk (February 13-15 and 20-22 – tickets from Harden newsagents)

Out of town

Skipton Town Hall 01756 799912 Pianist Jayson Gillham (February 25); European Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra (March 18) Mart Theatre, Skipton 01756 709666 Raconteur Gervase Phinn (February 7); rock band Toploader (March 21); one-man theatre show Being Brel (March 28); comedians Rob Beckett (March 29), Hal Cruttenden (April 11), Josh Widdicombe (April 13), Gary Delaney (May 3) King’s Hall, Ilkley 01943 607944 Upstagers in Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (tomorrow to February 1) and musical Les Miserables (March 20-23) Alhambra Theatre, Bradford 01274 432000 Pantomime Aladdin (until Sunday); Robin Cousins’ Ice (February 4-9); children’s play Tom’s Midnight Garden (February 11-15); musical Blood Brothers (February 17-22); musical Fiddler On The Roof (February 25 to March 1); Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake (March 4-8); comedy play Brassed Off (March 11-15); Disney’s The Lion King (March 21 to May 10) St George’s Hall, Bradford 01274 432000 Magical Mozart by Candlelight (January 30); Michael Jackson tribute King Of Pop (February 7); Postman Pat Live (February 8); Dire Straits songs by The Straits (February 12); Psychic Sally On The Road (February 18); children’s comedians Chuckle Brothers (February 27); Vienna Tonkustler Orchestra (February 28); violinist Nigel Kennedy (March 4); tribute Definitive Rat Pack (March 8); Mike and the Mechanics (March 12); Puccini’s opera La Boheme (March 20); An Evening Of Burlesque (March 22); Reduced Shakespeare Company in comedy The Bible (March 26) Victoria Theatre, Halifax 01422 351158 Russian State Ballet and Opera House in Carmen (March 6); children’s show Peppa Pig’s Big Splash (April 26 and 27); comedian Sarah Millican (May 5) Square Chapel, Halifax 01422 349422 Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey told with puppets and live performers (tonight); soul funk saxophonist Snake Davis (tomorrow); children’s show Jack And The Beanstalk (Saturday); Ensemble 360 (January 31); darkly comic drama Hidden (February 2); teenage drama Secret Diaries (February 7); Scottish songwriter Brian McNeill (February 8); dance show In The Middle With You (February 13); roots pop singer Christina Martin (February 15) Grand Theatre, Leeds 0844 8482700 Opera North in Puccini’s The Girl of the Golden West (January 30, February 8, 19 and 21); Verdi’s Macbeth (February 7, 13, 18, 20 and 22), and concert From Paris With Love (February 14 and 15) Leeds City Varieties 0113 2430808 Comedians Miles Jupp (January 31), Adam Kay (February 2), David O’Doherty (February 8), Chris Ramsey (February 17) and Russell Kane (February 20); suffragette drama Songs Of Solidarity, Suffrage And Strength with folk duo O’Hooley & Tidow (January 23 and 24) Carriageworks, Leeds 0113 2243801 Musical comedy show Albert Einstein: Relatively Speaking (February 1); Leeds Youth Opera in Hansel & Gretel (February 5-8); adventure Kidnapped (February 13); Red Riding Hood for children aged four-plus (February 18); children’s play Bin Men (February 20) Leeds Town Hall 0113 2243801 English Chamber Orchestra with pianist Imogen Cooper (Saturday); European Union Chamber Orchestra (February 8); BBC Philharmonic with violinist Elena Urioste (February 22) Harrogate Theatre 01423 502116 Dracula (Tuesday to Friday); musical The Wizard Of Oz (February 6-8); Syd Lawrence Orchestra (February 12); Test March commentators Blofeld & Baxter (February 13); Champions of Magic (February 14); Southern Tenant Folk Union (February 15); Alan Ayckbourn’s comedy Bedroom Farce (February 25 to March 8); Vincent Dance Theatre in Motherland (March 20); comedians Miles Jupp (January 20), Punt & Dennis (February 3), Chris Ramsey (February 16) and Russell Kane (February 21) Royal Hall, Harrogate 01423 502116 Brendan Cole’s dance show (Wednesday), comedian Ed Byrne (February 14); Grimethorpe Colliery Band (February 16); Russian State Ballet & Opera House in Carmen (February 18); Moscow Ballet La Classique in Giselle (March 16); tribute Bootleg Beatles (March 28)


Ilkley Manor House 01943 600066 British wildlife specimens inspired artist Liza Dracup in Re: Collections (until March 2); Burley and Menston Art Clubs exhibition (March 15 to June 1) Cartwright Hall, Bradford 01274 431212 Printmaker June Russell (until February 9); Ukrainian Art (February 11 to August 10) Bradford Industrial Museum 01274 435900 Shadow Machines And Singing Paintings by Steve Gumbley (until March 30)