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Things to do in Huddersfield this weekend

Don't let the January blues spoil your fun

Hepworth Band in action at the English Nationals
Hepworth Band in action at the English Nationals

It might be boring, rubbish January but that doesn't mean you can't have some fun this weekend.

Huddersfield has got lots going on — from family fun to gigs, theatre and more.

Take a look below and see what takes your fancy.


Destination Space at Eureka

Gareth Fuller/PA Wire British astronaut Tim Peake

Until March

An exciting project between the UK Space Agency and the European Space Agency's first British astronaut, Tim Peake, to give children the chance to learn about human space flight and follow life on the International Space Station. Destination Space workshops will run at the Halifax Museum until March.


The Little Mermaid - at Holmfirth Civic Hall

The Little Mermaid at Holmfirth Civic Hall

Wednesday January 27 - Saturday January 30

Homfirth's Turn Again Theatre presents The Little Mermaid as its annual pantomime. Follow the cast under the sea to the magical world of mermaids and princes — watch out, you might get wet! Tickets £7 adults, £5 concessions.

All Stars of Comedy at Lawrence Batley Theatre

Saturday January 30, 7.45pm

The Huddersfield comedy scene welcomes 2016 with a night of international talent. Featuirng Danny 'Slim' Gray, Wayne Dibbi Rollins, Axel Blake, Judy Love and and Smash. Tickets cost £17.50


Terror at the Parish, Huddersfield

Terror are playing at the Parish

Friday Janaury 29, 8pm

The American hardcore five-piece will play the Parish with support from Wisdom in Chains and Twitching Tongues. Tickets £16.50.

Fleetwood Bac at the Picturedrome, Holmfirth

Tribute band Fleetwood Bac

Friday January 29, 7.30pm

Fleetwood Mac tribute band Fleetwood Bac perform a tribute to the much-love band at Holmfirth Picturedrome. The world's first Fleetwoood mac tribute, the band have been endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself. Tickets cost £16.

Philophobia Music Live at Vinyl Tap

Saturday January 30, 1pm-4pm

An afternoon of live music at Huddersfield's rare vinyl store featuring talent from Philophobia Music in Wakefield. Acts confirmed for the free event include Yard Wars and Climbing Alice.

The Hepworth Band at Christ Church, Holmfirth

Hepworth Band in action at the English Nationals
Hepworth Band in action at the English Nationals

Sunday January 31, 3pm

A New Year's Viennese Concert with the Hepworth Band at Christ Church in New Mill, Holmfirth. Tickets £8 (includes glass of fizz).



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