OFF THE SHELF
Venues across Sheffield
0114 223 3777
We’re a week into Sheffield’s festival of words, but the events are still going strong until 27th October, with big names like Hilary Mantel, Sarah Waters and the Hairy Bikers set to make appearances. Keep your eyes peeled for talks across the city.
THE BFG IN PICTURES
York Art Gallery
01904 687 687
Rediscover the magic of one of the nation’s most-loved stories from one of the best-loved authors. The BFG in Pictures is a collection of 40 original Quentin Blake illustrations, including several that are rarely seen and previously unpublished, offering a fascinating insight into one of the most iconic characters ever.
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
One of the UK’s most celebrated magicians and comedians is set to bring an astonishing show to the Stephen Joseph Theatre this October – promising to mesmerise audiences with his acclaimed blend of laugh-out-loud stand up and jaw-dropping magic in a truly unique live theatre experience. You should always prepare to be enchanted whenever Pete works his magic.
Bonus Arena, Hull
Founder of the US rock band the White Stripes, Jack White will be performing at the Bonus Arena in Hull, so dust off your leather jacket. Best of all, this gig is a phone-free event, so unplug and enjoy music the way it was meant to be enjoyed.
The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schönberg’s legendary musical has been a recent smash hit in the West End and promises to deliver equally impressive results during its residency in Bradford.