JORVIK VIKING FESTIVAL
Jorvik Viking Centre
The annual Jorvik Viking Festival is back, and this year it promises to be packed with events and activities. A walking tour of the city, historical talks, archery and mead tasting are all part of this exciting festival that has activities for all the family.
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield
Graham’s face is recognisable but his name might not be: you’ll probably know him better as his finest comedic creation, John Shuttleworth – the singer-songwriter from Sheffield. We’re told John might make a special appearance in Huddersfield.
Kings Hall, Ilkley
After swapping his 19 years in the NHS for 30 years in the comedy industry, Dave Spikey is celebrating his journey from working class lad, through a stint as Chief Biomedical Scientist, to much-loved comedy performer and writer.
Leeds Town Hall
0113 376 0318
Madness frontman Suggs is back with something new – part music (we’re promised all the best-loved hits), part stories from the road (like that time he battled vertigo to perform on the roof of Buckingham Palace) – at Leeds Town Hall.
Selby Town Hall
Born in Bolton to a heroin addict, and a former sex worker herself, Sophie Willan has had a more interesting life than most. All of her experiences are catalogued in her latest show, Branded, which is coming fresh from a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe.