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Mary Poppins the musical

Six of the best musicals in West Yorkshire this autumn

From the premiere of Strictly Ballroom to an amateur production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, the new season has a lot to offer

Could you live without your smartphone? Lisa Luxx went cold turkey

A new poetry collection by Lisa Luxx takes a look at the 'mindless scroll' of social media. 

Sound Installation at the Byram Arcade, Huddersfield as part of the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.

Almost £500,000 to be spent on the arts in Huddersfield

Music festival celebrates winning £274,000 to bring new and experimental music to Huddersfield

Director and actor Sir Kenneth Branagh

Find out the link between the LBT's first-ever professional panto and stage icon Kenneth Branagh

After 21 years in business, the Lawrence Batley Theatre is staging its first-ever professional pantomime

Huddersfield Thespians to host Shakespeare plays in Greenhead Park

The actors will perform famous scenes from classic plays

REVIEW: Sci-fi Opera for the Unknown Woman is barely recognisable as an opera

And the plot is certainly far-fetched, writes Ron Simpson

The Huddersfield summer bucket list — how many things will you tick off?

Huddersfield summer bucket list: How many things will you tick off?

Your essential guide to summer fun, days out and events in Huddersfield

Picture of Huddersfield town centre taken from the top of the Civic Centre in the 1960s

How much has Huddersfield changed? Watch town centre transform before your eyes

New guide looks at how the town's skyline has evolved through the decades

What's on in Huddersfield: June music and theatre guide

Wrestling, outdoor plays, folk music and fashion in our June guide

Buchan's 39 Steps, spoof-style by Huddersfield Thespians

It's one of the most famous movies and books, but this version of the 39 Steps is something unexpected.

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival: Meet Danielle Ate The Sandwich, Hope and Social and Opera-lele

They will all play on the main stage at the Lawrence Batley Theatre across the weekend

Quirky acts at the Grand Northern Ukulele Festival

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival: Top 8 quirky acts to see

Festival begins today in Huddersfield town centre

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival: Line up for FREE fringe stages

Acts will perform at Vinyl Tap, the Head of Steam and the Sportsman

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival returns to Huddersfield for third year

Thousands of uke lovers will descend on the Lawrence Batley Theatre from May 27 to 29

May Bank Holiday: 23 things to do with the kids this bank holiday weekend

Make the most of the three-day weekend with our bumper family guide to Huddersfield and West Yorkshire

May half term guide

Huddersfield half term guide: Things to do with the kids in the holidays

Our guide to half term activities within easy reach of Huddersfield takes in the quirky and unusual


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