What's On - Events & Sport
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Don your finest headgear and head down to Wetherby Racecourse, where there’ll be an exciting day’s racing – seven top class races in all – all while raising money for Brain Tumour Research, a thoroughly good cause.
Big, bestselling authors are coming to Scarborough to talk about the wonders of literature while taking in the wonderful surroundings of this seaside town. They include Ben Aaronovitch, Ruth Jones, Tony Parsons and Rosie Millard.
Settled at Hornby Castle since 1947, the Bedale Point to Point is one of the most renowned events in the racegoing world because of its open access to anyone who hasn’t ridden as a professional jockey. Who’ll take the grand prize this year? You’ll have to attend to find out.
Yorkshire’s garden racecourse opens its year with the Cock O’The North Handicap, by now a tradition on the Yorkshire racing calendar. Gates for the day meeting open at 12.15pm, with the first race starting at 2.15pm.
Chalk up your cues and prepare for more action on the baize: the biggest event in the world snooker calendar comes to the Crucible for another year of potting, panting and all-around drama.
A whole range of amazing cultural events, talks and world premieres will be taking place across the whole city at the Leeds International Festival, with special guests from around the world. Don’t miss Inner Vision Orchestra, the UK’s only blind ensemble, performing a new piece of music for the first time.
The mighty Bradford Bulls will be taking on the Dons at Keepmoat Stadium in a special end of April League 1 tie. The Bulls have been dominant in the last three encounters, racking up 200 points to the Dons’ 50 – but there can always be an upset in sport.
Eight start and finish locations will be the site of some high-octane cycling from some of the world’s finest riders, but you can see the peloton zooming by across any of the routes that zig-zag across the county.
Book a babysitter and leave the kids at home – the sixth annual Hebden Bridge Burlesque Festival returns this year and promises plenty of intrigue. Some of the country’s leading burlesque acts will be performing this year.
The oldest surviving subscription library is celebrating its 250th year of existence, and has a whole catalogue of events running throughout the year, including special tours around its historic collections on specific days. All are welcome, but booking is essential.
Arsenal have been on a downswing lately, meaning Huddersfield – though languishing down near the bottom of the table – could potentially eke out an important win at home here on the last day of the season. It may mean the difference between safety and relegation.
The second test match between England and Pakistan stretches out over four days in June at Headingley, and cricket fans are in for a treat. Sarfaz Ahmed’s men are no slouches out on the crease, and will put up tough opposition to England.