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What's On for 5 days starting:
Please check all dates with the venue before travelling as many theatres are currently closed.
ONE DAY EVENTS
The Princess and the Pea
Sun 28th November 10:00 AM
Do you want to hear a true story? Imagine a place where what you see is not what it seems, with forgotten stories and forgotten things Do you want to hear an exciting story? Imagine princesses who don’t know they are princesses and a prince who doesn’t want to be king Do you want to hear a happy story? Imagine a real prince, discovering a real princess, and a story which ends happily-ever-after! Set in the Museum of Forgotten Things, three musical curators, tell the amazing tale of the museums artefacts including the mystery of a little green pea and how it got there. This one hour of fun is packed with humour and memorable songs, including a romp through every type of princess you can imagine, with hilarious costumes to match. The audience meet a demanding queen, an array of wannabe princesses, and our main characters, an unknown girl who is blown into the palace by a gust of wind, and an indecisive prince under pressure to find his real princess. Will he ever find a real princess or his happy ever after? This show was originally made by tutti frutti and York Theatre Royal in 2014 with an extensive tour and Christmas run at the Sheffield Crucible before playing to sell out audiences in Hong Kong and Singapore in January 2015. In this new and updated adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s popular story, Mike Kenny and the inventive tutti frutti team will once again create a funny, original, beautiful retelling of this familiar tale. For children aged 3+ and their families. See website for dates and times.

Barnsley Civic Theatre, Hanson St, Barnsley S70 2HZ
Phone: 01226 327000
Web: www.barnsleycivic.co.uk
Starts 28th Nov 2021, 10:00 AM
UB40 Bigga Baggardiddim Tour
Sun 28th November 06:00 PM
UB40 are an English reggae and pop band, formed in Birmingham in 1978. The band consists of nine members; Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Laurence Parry, and Tony Mullings. Their debut album, Signing Off, was released in 1980 and is considered to be one of the greatest reggae albums ever released by a British band. Since then, they have had 40 UK hit singles and sold more than 100 million records worldwide. Their albums have resided in the UK’s Top 75 album chart for a combined period of 11 years, making them one of the most successful British groups of all-time.

Stockton Globe, 153 High St Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1PL
Phone: 0843 904 0071
Web: https://www.stocktonglobe.co.uk/
Starts 28th Nov 2021, 06:00 PM
The Offspring - Let The Bad Times Roll Tour
Mon 29th November 06:00 PM
With special guest The Hives

Victoria Station Approach, Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1AR
Phone:
Web: https://www.manchester-arena.com/
Starts 29th Nov 2021, 06:00 PM
The Manfreds - Hits, Jazz & Blues Tour
Mon 29th November 07:00 PM
Legendary pioneers of British Rhythm and Blues, The Manfreds, will be touring once again this autumn, featuring special guest Georgie Fame. The dates are rescheduled from 2020 - all original tickets remain valid. The tour will bring Rhythm and Blues nostalgia, along with their greatest hits, all across the country.

Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BP
Phone: 0151 709 3789
Web: https://liverpoolphil.com/current-events/
Starts 29th Nov 2021, 07:00 PM
UB40 Bigga Baggardiddim Tour
Tue 30th November 06:00 PM
UB40 are an English reggae and pop band, formed in Birmingham in 1978. The band consists of nine members; Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Laurence Parry, and Tony Mullings. Their debut album, Signing Off, was released in 1980 and is considered to be one of the greatest reggae albums ever released by a British band. Since then, they have had 40 UK hit singles and sold more than 100 million records worldwide. Their albums have resided in the UK’s Top 75 album chart for a combined period of 11 years, making them one of the most successful British groups of all-time.

97 Church St, Blackpool FY1 1HL
Phone: 01253 625252
Web: https://www.wintergardensblackpool.co.uk/
Starts 30th Nov 2021, 06:00 PM
The Overtones 10 Year Anniversary Tour
Tue 30th November 07:00 PM
Since bursting onto the UK music scene ten years ago, The Overtones have racked up platinum record sales, released 6 studio albums, sold out tours across the nation, and performed for Her Majesty The Queen - firmly establishing them as one of UK’s most popular live acts, best known for their exquisite vocals and distinctive style.

Lower Mosley St, Manchester M2 3WS
Phone: 0161 907 9000
Web: https://www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk/
Starts 30th Nov 2021, 07:00 PM
Elton John: Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour: The Final Tour
Wed 1st December 06:00 PM
Elton John will return as part of his colossal Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. Speaking of the UK dates Elton John says “The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour will take us to many places that have meant a lot to me over the last fifty years, but these UK shows will be incredibly special. The UK is home, and where my heart will always be." Rescheduled from 7 December 2020

Victoria Station Approach, Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1AR
Phone:
Web: https://www.manchester-arena.com/
Starts 1st Dec 2021, 06:00 PM
LONGER EVENTS
Sound Season
Sound Season includes two brand new free exhibitions alongside a programme of special events. The exhibitions, Sonic: Adventures in Audio and Boom: Experiments in Sound, will uncover how the invisible phenomenon of sound has inspired people to explore its principles, including its origin and behaviour. The National Science and Media Museum and Pictureville Cinema are now open to the public Wednesday-Sunday, 10.00-16.00, and every day during school holidays. Visitors must pre-book a ticket to visit via the museum website. For more information about how to book and FAQs, please visit the website

Little Horton Lane, Bradford BD1 1NQ
Phone: 0844 856 3797
Web: www.scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk
Ends 5th Dec 2021 06:00 PM
“Love tokens, sittings and song - Knitting sticks from the John Dixon collection”
In the exhibition the knitting sticks are cased in groups that highlight the different styles. Some, called representations, are shaped like fish, hands, legs, shoes or dogs. Others are shaped like pegs, spindles, or have intricate chains carved from a single piece of wood. There are also examples from Spain, Greece, Holland, Bavaria and France. Some are decorated with tiny glazed windows containing messages or the name of the woman who would have received it as a gift. Others have heart shapes made from bone or are inlaid with wood. They are stunning objects that tell a fascinating story. The exhibition also includes knitting dialect and visitors are encouraged to share their family words linked with knitting and crafts.

Dales Countryside Museum, Burtersett Road Station Yard, Hawes, North Yorkshire DL8 3NT
Phone: 01969 666210
Web: http://www.dalescountrysidemuseum.org.uk/
Ends 27th Mar 2022 04:00 PM
An Evening with Snooker Greats
Starring Steve Davis and Dennis Taylor who will recreate the 1985 World Championship Final with host and referee John Virgo.

Victoria Theatre, 2 Fountain St, Halifax, HX1 1BP
Phone: 01422 351158
Web: www.calderdale.gov.uk/victoria/
Ends 13th Dec 2021 10:00 PM
Blood Brothers
Few musicals have received quite such acclaim as the multi-award winning Blood Brothers. The superb score includes Bright New Day, Marilyn Monroe and the emotionally charged hit Tell Me It’s Not True. It has been affectionately christened the ‘Standing Ovation Musical’, as inevitably it 'brings the audience cheering to its feet and roaring its approval' (The Daily Mail). Selling Fast! Recommended age 12+

Alhambra Theatre, Morley St, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1AJ
Phone: 01274 432000
Web: www.bradford-theatres.co.uk
Ends 23rd Mar 2022 11:00 PM
The Addams Family
Everyone's favourite kooky and spooky family are back in this spectacular and hilarious musical comedy from the writers of multi award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys, with music and lyrics by Tony Award nominated Andrew Lippa, starring Joanne Clifton(Strictly Come Dancing and The Rocky Horror Show) as Morticia. In this heart-warming story of love, family and friendship, Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, is all grown up and has a shocking secret - she's fallen in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family!

Sheffield Lyceum Theatre, 55 Norfolk St, Sheffield, S1 1DA
Phone: 0114 249 6000
Web: www.lyceum.org.uk
Ends 27th Nov 2021 11:00 PM
Elton John: Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour: The Final Tour
Elton John will return as part of his colossal Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. Speaking of the UK dates Elton John says “The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour will take us to many places that have meant a lot to me over the last fifty years, but these UK shows will be incredibly special. The UK is home, and where my heart will always be." Rescheduled from 7 December 2020

King's Dock, Port of Liverpool, 16 Monarchs Quay, Liverpool L3 4FP
Phone: 0344 8000 400
Web: https://www.mandsbankarena.com/
Ends 28th Nov 2021 11:00 PM
Deacon Blue Cities of Love
Rescheduled tour with special guest Jamie Lawson. Tickets for all the rescheduled shows remain valid and your ticket agent will be in contact regarding your booking. We are longing to perform again.

Stockport Rd, Manchester M12 6AP
Phone: 08444 777 677
Web: https://academymusicgroup.com/o2apollomanchester/
Ends 2nd Dec 2021 11:00 PM
Deacon Blue Cities of Love
Rescheduled tour with special guest Jamie Lawson. Tickets for all the rescheduled shows remain valid and your ticket agent will be in contact regarding your booking. We are longing to perform again.

Stockport Rd, Manchester M12 6AP
Phone: 08444 777 677
Web: https://academymusicgroup.com/o2apollomanchester/
Ends 1st Dec 2021 11:00 PM