Farce is all the rage right now, but don't worry If you don't have tickets for One Man Two Guvnors. Produced by Sheffield Theatres, Boeing Boeing is farce at its funniest. When Bernard’s air hostess fiancée turns up at his apartment on an unscheduled stopover, he’s delighted to see her. The problem is, his other two girlfriends have had the same idea...
15th May–7th June 0114 249 6000 www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk
Immerse yourself in the writing of one of Britain's most highly regarded playwrights and Yorkshire's most famous living author. West Yorkshire Playhouse's Alan Bennett Season features three major productions – Enjoy, Untold Stories and Talking Heads – plus an Audience With Alan Bennett as part of The Big Bookend Festival.
Alan Bennett Season, 19th May–5th July, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds 0113 213 7700 www.wyp.org.uk
The pop superstar brings her Prismatic World Tour to Yorkshire. Expect to hear recent hits Roar and Dark Horse, plus the modern pop classics that made her famous.
Katy Perry, 23rd May, Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield, 7.30pm 0114 256 5656 www.motorpointarenasheffield.co.uk
A puppetcraft workshop, a performance by the Royal Northern Sinfonia, Wensleydale Railway journeys and a talk on 'the ultimate weapon of mass destruction' by television legend Michael Fish are just some of the events on offer at this year's Swaledale Festival. The fortnight of activities includes themed walks taking in the area's numerous beauty spots and hidden corners.
Swaledale Festival, 24th May-7th June, Venues across Swaledale www.swalefest.org
Building on the success of last year's event, Sledmere House hosts a festival of local art. Watch local artists at work and buy paintings, glassware, ceramics and more.
Arts Festival at Home Farm, 24th - 26th May, Sledmere House, Driffield 01377 236637 www.sledmerehouse.com
The seventh annual Yorkshire Game Fair will see the introduction of a new show jumping competition and junior gun dog championships, plus the Field Kitchen and an expanded Devoted To Dogs section.
Yorkshire Game Fair, 25th – 26th May, Newby Hall and Gardens, Ripon www.yorkshiregamefair.co.uk
The landmark theatrical phenomenon arrives in Bradford. Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, the National Theatre's War Horse is a powerful First World War drama with astonishing life-sized puppets and stirring songs.
War Horse, 26th May – 14th June, Alhambra Theatre, Bradford 01274 432000 www.bradford-theatres.co.uk