* St George's Hall, Bradford: The Nutcracker (tonight); Soweto Gospel Choir (Friday); Lorna Luft sings mother Judy Garland's songs (Wednesday); audience participation, singing, dancing, games and magic in family show Basil Brush in the Caribbean (Tuesday 2pm). Rafta, Rafta is described as a compelling, one-hearted, hilarious Indian family drama by the author of East is East, set just after a wedding, on March 5-14. Phone 01274 432000.

Bradford Alhambra: family musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Monday-April 5). Phone 01274 432000.

* Priestley, Bradford: That drama unlimited in family Pantomime Puss in Boots (Tuesday-Saturday, including Saturday matinee). Phone 01274 820666.

* Bradford Industrial Museum: exhibition about famous Bradford department store Busbys (until March 2); Victorian Valentines and Weaving Hearts, free family workshop (Thursday 11am-3pm). Phone 01274 435900.

* lkley Manor House: exhibition by Burley and Menston At Clubs (until March 16); family workshops with Roman helmets, shields and jewellery (Tuesday 11am-4pm) and arts & crafts (Wednesday 10am-4pm). Phone 01943 600066.

* Square Chapel, Halifax: Sakoba Dance Theatre presents Okan Nijo (tonight); concert of Federico Garcia Lorca's poetry with Keith James and rick Foot (Saturday); singer/guitarist Kit Holmes (February 22) ; Emperor Piano Trio (29); Moishe's Bagel (March 13); Orchestra of Square Chapel (16); Ensemble 360 (28);. Phone 01422 349422.

* Carriageworks, Leeds: Leeds Youth Opera in Mozart's Idomeneo (until Saturday); enchantingfairytale world in Angelmoth for over-fives (Wednesday, 2pm & 7.30pm); John Godber comedy Shakers Re-Stirred (Tuesday-February 16). Phone 0113 224 3801.

* Grand Theatre, Leeds: family musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (until Saturday) ; Northern Ballet Theatre in Hamlet, set in early 1940s (February 16-25). Phone 0844 848 2720.

* West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds: mother and daughter drama Salonika (until February 16); The Grouch, witty adaptation of Moliere's The Misanthrope (February 15-March 8). The Year of the Rat and say "moving and funny" portrayal of George Orwell's attempts to finish his masterpiece 1984 on a Scottish island, despite ill-health, imaginary friends and visitors, on March 7-April 5. Phone 0113 213 7700.