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Your guide to the Halifax Minster Summer Festival 2017

Halifax Minster’s Summer Festival 2017 is now underway with something for everyone. Here’s a guide to the exciting 10 day programme which will run until Sunday, July 9 and includes art exhibitions, poetry and music.

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There are 25 classes for canines and their owners to enter

Wags of fun to be had at RSPCA’s annual K9 party

THE RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield and District branch are inviting all two legged and four legged friends to their annual K9 Party In The Park at Manor Heath Park in Halifax on Sunday (July 2) from 12pm to 5pm.

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Ed Sheeran misses out Yorkshire for 2018 stadium tour

Ed Sheeran misses out Yorkshire for 2018 stadium tour

Ed Sheeran will not play a Yorkshire date as part of his UK stadium tour next summer.

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The X Factor winner Matt Terry and girl trio Stooshe headline Flamingo Land Resort's Party In The Park on Saturday, July 1.

PREVIEW: Party In The Park at Flamingo Land with Matt Terry and Stooshe on July 1

The X Factor winner Matt Terry and girl trio Stooshe will heaadline Flamingo Land Resort's next Party In The Park on Saturday, July 1.

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Barnsley Museums, celebrating 1.8m Arts Council England funding, has an impressive series of summer events.

Barnsley Museums celebrate £1.8m of funding from Arts Council England

Barnsley Museums has received £1.8 of funding from Arts Council England and has secured its place as a National Portfolio Organisation for 2018 to 2022, it was announced today.
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Rudimental

Win tickets to see Rudimental at Doncaster Racecourse

Doncaster Racecourse is excited to announce the Brit Award winning band Rudimental will perform after racing on Saturday 1 July.
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Opera North will continue to get funding from the Arts Council.

Arts Council reveals £5.3m boost in funding for Yorkshire

The Arts Council has this morning announced an increase of more than £5m for projects and organisations based in Yorkshire.
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Top director: Mike Leigh

Cameras roll on a moment of English history

Cameras were rolling in Calderdale again last week when film-makers returned to the area, this time to film a big-budget film about an infamous moment in British history.

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Halifax by the sea

All the fun of the fair as the seaside returns to Halifax

Halifax by the Sea will be back at Savile Park from Friday 30 June until Sunday 2 July

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By Gill Markey.

Your Picture of the Week

The beautiful Calder Valley, by Gill Markey.

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NewcastleGateshead Quayside. Photo: Visit England

VIDEO: All you need to know about The Great Exhibition of the North 2018

The Great Exhibition of the North will be the largest event in England in 2018 and organisers see it as a a game-changing moment for the North.
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VIDEO: Yorkshire firm behind brand for 2018's The Great Exhibition of the North

The Great Exhibition of the North promoting art, design and innovation throughout the region is exactly a year away and today it was revealed at the at the heart of its dynamic brand identity is a Yorkshire company.
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VIDEO: Hull's amazing transformation as UK's City Of Culture 2017 welcomes Paper City

Visitors to Hull will see an amazing transformation as the city’s cultural quarter – The Fruit Market –  becomes home to a host of impressive paper installations.
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READER OFFER: Save up to HALF PRICE on Flamingo Land family tickets

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land is a wild family fun day out and our wild reader offer is back - to save you up to HALF PRICE on family tickets!
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The Sensational 60s Experience on a 67 date UK tour

VIDEO PREVIEW: Legends announced for Sensational 60s Experience UK Tour

Legendary pop and rock stars in their seventies are to show today's young acts how to really rock on - they have just announced a 67 date UK tour .
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Darth Vader greeting fans at the STAR WARS Identities exhibition at The O2, London. Photos: Lucasfilm Ltd  & TM 2017

PREVIEW: Star Wars Identities exhibition is out of this world

The Force is strong in the UK with a new Star Wars Identities exhibition landing for a summer long visit and it really is out of this world, as Graham Walker has been finding out.
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Live In Barnsley 2017 attracted record crowds of around 7,000 people

LIVE in Barnsley music festival hits top note with record 7,000 crowd

LIVE in Barnsley, the town's annual urban music festival, hit a top note with music fans attracting a record 7,000 turn out, bosses have revealed.
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SLIDESHOW: Crowds enjoy sunshine at Brodstock 2017

Thousands people turned out to enjoy this year's Brodstock festival.

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Get a sneak peek of newly discovered Barnsley archive footage

PREVIEW: Barnsley History Day celebrates town's forefathers on Father's Day

Barnsley History Day will celebrate the town's forefathers on Father's Day with talks, exhibitions and a sneak peek at newly found archive film in the Town Hall tomorrow, Sunday, June 18, from 11am.
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LIVE in Barnsley 2017 turning the town centre into an all day free music festival on Saturday, June 17.

PREVIEW: LIVE In Barnsley free music festival featuring 150 bands and ex MP

Former MP  Michael Dugher will be showcasing his musical talents today when he takes the spotlight along with more than 150 bands at the fifth annual LIVE In Barnsley festival.
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