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Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes dies

TV presenter John Noakes has died aged 83.
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Two superb ensembles make one great concert

Two superb ensembles make one great concert

Two of Yorkshire’s finest musical ensembles will be joining forces at Huddersfield Town Hall in a few weeks time for a Brass and Voice Spectacular.

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Date:10th April 2017.
Hull Truck Theatre, production of Richard III. Pictured actor Mat Fraser, from the smash hit US television series American Horror, who will be playing Richard III.

‘Not many directors trust a disabled actor in a lead role’

Richard III opens with one of Shakespeare’s most famous speeches. The audience have barely got their coats off before the scheming future king delivers the ‘Now is the winter of our discontent…’ soliloquy and Mat Fraser is already feeling the weight of expectation.

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VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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Cale has the qualities of the best of country music

Cale has the qualities of the best of country music

Cale Tyson is a singer and songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee and according to Bob Harris, a young man that’s going places.

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Jimmy Carr is appearing at Hull City Hall tonight, Friday, at 8pm.

Jimmy Carr-ies on joking

With a vast repertoire and lightning-sharp delivery, prolific joke -teller Jimmy Carr returns to Bradford with his ‘Greatest Hits’ tour on Sunday, June 11.

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Courteeners head for the Victoria

Courteeners head for the Victoria

Mega group Courteeners - one of the first bands to be announced for the Glastonbury Festival this year - are warming up for a huge sell-out gig at Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium with two dates - one of them at the Victoria Theatre, Halifax next Tuesday (May 23).

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Five pairs of tickets to win

Five pairs of tickets to win

England’s largest learning disability theatre company take critically acclaimed show CONTAINED to Square Chapel Arts Centre on June 8 and 9.

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Top pianists’ recital will help fund festivals of the future ...

Top pianists’ recital will help fund festivals of the future ...

Hard on the heels of the 5th annual Hebden Bridge Piano Festival in April, comes a spectacular fundraising Gala Piano Recital which is intended to help provide some financial security for programming yet more exciting and adventurous Festivals in 2018 and beyond.

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Thai curry is the spice of life

Thai curry is the spice of life

The beauty of this recipe is that it can either be made as a curry in a hurry by using a shop bought curry paste or, should you wish, you can take the time to make the deep, rich Thai green curry paste, helping you create an “authentic” dish., writes Alasdair Nunn of Halifax-based caterers RachAls Kitchen. So go on try for yourself.

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A classic car at the event

Over 1,000 classic cars, stunt show and monster trucks at Yorkshire Post Motor Show on Father's Day

Tickets are rapidly selling out for the Yorkshire Post Motor Show on Father's Day.
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Black Dyke’s brass feast

Black Dyke’s brass feast

Soloist Peter Moore, principal trombone of the London Symphony Orchestra and 2008 winner of BBC Young Musician of the Year, will join Black Dyke Brass Band when it returns to Leeds Town Hall on Sunday, June 4 for a gala concert.

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(L-R) Sami Quereshi (Arsher Ali), Alya (Maariah Hussain), Steve Bell (Paul Nicholls), Sadiq Quereshi (Adil Ray), Emma Keane (Liz White), Cory (Sam Retford), Missy (Poppy Lee Friar), Nasreen (Amy Leigh Hickman), Kaneeze Paracha (Sunetra Sarker), Mandy Cater (Jo Joyner). Credit: Matt Squire

Bell rings on new Halifax-filmed drama Ackley Bridge

Happy Valley. Last Tango in Halifax. The Moorside. Calderdale and Halifax are fast-becoming filming hotspots for the small screen.

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Win tickets and have a laugh

Win tickets and have a laugh

There’s another great night of comedy promised in Brighouse when Foot of the Barrel presents two very funny men at their monthly show in Pregos restaurant.

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Cast of Ackley Bridge. Picture: Channel 4

Hoax bomb scene cut from Ackley Bridge after Manchester attack

Channel 4's new Halifax-filmed series Ackley Bridge has had a last-minute edit to cut a 'fake bomb hoax' scene from the first episode in light of Monday's terror attack.
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Promenade play for the community

Promenade play for the community

Forget Sherwood Forest, in a little under a month’s time Robin Hood, Little John, Friar Tuck, Maid Marian and the Sheriff of Nottingham will take up residence in Todmorden’s Centre Vale Park.

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When 
Julie
comes
around

When Julie comes around

Sometimes it can take years to find your calling.

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Cool jazz is on offer at the Fielden Centre

Cool jazz is on offer at the Fielden Centre

The trio of piano, bass and drums is one of the best-loved of jazz ensembles, in which great musicians such as Oscar Peterson, Art Tatum and Bill Evans have brought popular songs into the realms of high art.

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Classic bike show set to be better than ever before

Classic bike show set to be better than ever before

The Rotary club of Sowerby Bridge’s (RCoSB) fourth annual Classic Bike and scooter show promises to be bigger and better than before.

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