The Lawrence Batley Theatre (LBT)

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Celebrating the life and work of Maya Angelou

An event celebrating the life of Maya Angelou, once described as 'phenomenal' by Barack Obama, is part of Huddersfield Literature Festival.

It's Macbeth, but perhaps not as you know it

Tara Arts brings Macbeth into the modern day to depict the power struggles within an Asian family.

Dream Eater is theatre for the young

It's a magical show that takes a young girl on a journey to find a Dream Eater to help her grandpa.

Comic revenge of the cuckooed

Comedian Mark Thomas has build his latest show around the betrayal of someone he thought was a friend.

Budget meeting 2015

Kirklees Council agrees Council Tax rise ... and huge budget cuts leading to 1,000 job losses

Funding for Police Community Support Officers will be axed

Huddersfield Town Hall

Kirklees Council budget preview: See what it means for you here

Kirklees councillors will meet tomorrow - Wednesday -  to set budget

Dick and Lottie get festive at the LBT

It's the end of February - time for a caustic Christmas comedy from Alan Ayckbourn.

Rapunzel, but not as Disney made it

Children will join professional dancers on stage for the BalletLORENT version of Rapunzel.

Trumpet player Rebecca Robertson

Four-star concert by Huddersfield Music Society

Three local musicians delight audience

February comedy at LBT in Huddersfield will be an antidote to romance

Comedy cellar show will feature Shazia Mirza and Andrew McBurney

Great-grandson of Scientology founder to speak at literature festival

From storytelling and Scientology to manga and poetry, Huddersfield Literature Festival aims to broaden horizons.

Free taste of theatre on offer at LBT

Sample the season ahead at the Lawrence Batley Theatre's preview night.

Comedy club at LBY will brighten up dull days of January

Shazia Mirza and Jonathan Pelham join forces for the montly Comedy Cellar event at the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield.

King James's pupils show how to do drama in style!

Celebrated productions of Macbeth and Bugsy Malone

Jake Mangel-Wurzel documentary Mr Somebody to be shown in Huddersfield

Director Michelle Heighway befriended Jake and recorded hours of interview footage with him - watch the trailer here


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