What's On This Week
Fresh from the success of their gold-certified album ‘Scream Above The Sounds’ – which features singles ‘All In One Night’, ‘Caught By The Wind’ and ‘Taken A Tumble’ – the Welsh rockers play a not-to-be-missed headline date at Europe’s largest open-air arena.
Strictly Come Dancing favourites Kevin and Karen will be bringing their sensational live tour to Bradford’s Alhambra for a night of high-octane choreography filled with Cha Cha, Salsa, Tango and Paso Doble and featuring the music that first inspired them to dance.
Theakston’s Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival (now in its 15th year) returns to the Old Swan Hotel in Harrogate to celebrate the best in crime fiction – with a programme of literary talks, workshops and events presided over by novelist (and creator of the world-famous Jack Reacher series) Lee Child.
The award-winning comedian and actor has extended his UK tour for the fourth time due to overwhelming demand, and is at the Great Yorkshire Fringe for one night only. Known for his legendary stand-up, Omid is intelligent, hugely energetic, sometimes provocative and always entertaining – having proven himself everywhere from Hollywood to the West End.
Deer Shed prides itself on curating indie music and this year’s line-up is set to deliver – Goldfrapp and Gaz Coombes joined by the likes of Joan As Police Woman and Nadine Shah. With a family-friendly ‘Making Waves’ programme at Baldersby Park that’s also full of comedy, science, sports, and literary events, this festival is sure to make quite the splash.
The Station’s popular open exhibition and art sale returns for 2018. A Spot On The Wall showcases an ever-changing display of work from amateur and professional artists, including painting, photography, sculpture, and craft in cabinets. Once each piece sells, it’s immediately replaced with another.
Take to the tracks with Thomas – as well as his friends Percy, Toby, Emily and Mavis – in this family fun day. The Fat Controller will be on hand to make sure all the engines are behaving themselves and you may even catch sight of Rusty and Dusty, the trusty platform sweepers.