The Lawrence Batley Theatre (LBT)

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Graham Gouldman of 10CC performing in Hyde Park, London.

An alien invasion, Mozart or 10CC - take your pick of things to do in West Yorkshire today

We've reached the mid-point of the working week - if you squint, you can almost see the weekend.

England Arise! tells the untold tale of Huddersfield's pacifists

A new play by Mick Martin looks at Huddersfield's conscientious objectors and their suffering during WW1.

Take a scream-worthy stroll through the Yorkshire Scare Grounds

Brave the Yorkshire Scare Grounds, laugh with Stephen K Amos or play dress up at the LBT - here's some Friday fun

Make the most of that Friday feeling - here's three events to get you started

CBeebies star Dr Ranj to switch on Huddersfield Christmas lights

November 15 date for Christmas lights event - plus see if you're pictured in our gallery from previous switch ons

Ruby Wax is bringing her Sane New World tour to Huddersfield

Riverdance, Ruby Wax and the rainforests of Borneo: here's three things going on in West Yorkshire today

Comedy, choreography and a cinema sensation - here's three things to do today

Bedtime is playtime for toddlers at Huddersfield’s Lawrence Batley Theatre

Huddersfield will see the UK premiere of a new play for young children.

Kirklees Black History Month gets off to swinging start at Huddersfield Town Hall

Festivities continue with Jamaican Cultural Evening at Hudawi Centre

Ancient Greek story still has pulling power

Antigone, the Greek tragedy, is like 'Game of Thrones meets The Wire', says the director of a new production.

Young opera stars venture to Huddersfield

The Magic Flute comes to the Lawrence Batley Theatre with a new production by Young Opera Venture.

Review: We’re Not Going Back

Horror of the miners' strike rekindled by talented group at Lawrence Batley Theatre

The Lawrence Batley Theatre

Daydreaming, comedy and a girls' night in - here are three events for Thursday

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Looking for something to do today? Here's three suggestions

World premire at LBT for play about Huddersfield's conscientious objectors during World War One

Based on book called Comrades In Conscience by Huddersfield historian Cyril Pearce

Dozens of women honoured in Huddersfield for their voluntary roles

Celebration event organised by Volunteering Kirklees held at the LBT

Light Night 2013
Black History Month Kirklees organisers Janet Marks, left, Yvette Marks-Noel and Amanda Huxtable

Black History Month in Kirklees kicks off with African and Caribbean party at Huddersfield Town Hall

Dapper fashions of Empire Windrush and black heroes puppet show among the highlights

The show goes on for Huddersfield Thespians after members give more support after it was revealed its future was in 'serious doubt'

Board member, Dexter Booth, said there 'were always concerns' but that this and next season's shows would go ahead as planned

Till the Cows Come Home cast from L to R: John Holt Roberts Esther Grace Button Jill Myers and Nicholas Coutu Langmead

Mikron Theatre Company has show that's food for thought

Marsden-based Mikron Theatre Company plans to milk its latest production for all its worth – and for a good cause

Comedian Chris Ramsey headlined HudComedy

Review: HudComedy at the Lawrence Batley Theatre

As part of Huddersfield University’s Freshers' Week 2014, 450 students packed themselves in for an evening of comical entertainment

Ferret racing at Cannon Hall farm, Cawthorne

Rock choir, spoken word fun and cute animals - here's three things to do in and around West Yorkshire today

Whether you fancy an evening of culture or a day with the animals, here's some suggestions for Thursday thrills

Curtains to go up in Huddersfield on radical musical written by ex-Chumbawumba member Boff Whalley about mining village women's fight for justice

Red Ladder Theatre's We're Not Going Back will be on stage for just one night on September 26 at the Lawrence Batley Theatre


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