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WIN: Yorkshire Sculpture Park prizes to celebrate its 40th anniversary

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP), an open-air gallery showcasing world famous art by the likes of Henry Moore, is 40-years old and to celebrate we have prizes to be won.

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Reece Dinsdale is marking his return to the West Yorkshire Playhouse stage.

Reece Dinsdale takes on the lead role in a new version of an Ibsen classic

The greatest compliment I can pay Reece Dinsdale is that I reckon you could easily walk past him in the street and miss him,

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By Bo Melnyk.

Your Picture of the Week

Bo Melnyk snapped this elephant hawk-moth caterpillar on the canal bank at Todmorden.

Arts
Ten of the best things to do over the next seven days

Ten of the best things to do over the next seven days

A list of the best things to see and do in our local area.
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Help us choose the finalists for out Chip Shop of the Year 2017 competition

Halifax Courier Chip Shop of the Year 2017 - Vote for your finalists

Cod or haddock? Mushy peas or curry sauce? With or without salt and vinegar?

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WIN: Tickets to Battle Of Britain ACB 70 cage fighting at Sheffield Arena this Saturday

A Mixed Martial Arts fight that has been years in the making will happen this weekend at Sheffield Arena and we have a knockout prize - tickets to be won every day this week to see it for FREE.

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Northern Broadsides Aug 2017 Rehearsals
For Love Or Money by Lesage Turcaret
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Designed by Jessica Worrall   Lighting by Tim Skelly
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‘Through the years I’ve been a bit of a maverick and always spoken out’

For Love Or Money

Theatre and Comedy
David Glover's talk at Square Chapel Arts, Halifax (pictured) , about Sir Francis Crossley is the first in a new series of fundraisers

Life and legacy of Sir Francis Crossley begins new season of fundraising talks at Square Chapel Arts, Halifax

Historian David Glover begins a fresh series of fundraising talks at Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax, on Wednesday, September 20 (2pm).

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By Claudette Roberts.

Your Picture of the Week

Looking towards Heptonstall from Wadsworth Moor, by Claudette Roberts.

Arts
Ten of the best things to do over the next seven days

Ten of the best things to do over the next seven days

Looking for inspiration for what to do over the coming week?
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Writers Block - just one of the pictures to feature in Maria Spadafora's exhibition.

Art show goes beyond the fairytale to find the real princesses of Yorkshire

The stereotypical, not to say sexist and outmoded, claim that ‘every girl wants to be a princess’ is being spectacularly subverted by a new exhibition in Leeds.

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Eric Norton, right, with Jack Marshall (altos) in a 22-piece orchestra rehearsing at Priestwell Sunday School, Todmorden, early 1950s

Professional entertainer Eric Norton, who as a musician played dates in Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, Luddenden Foot and Halifax

Eric Norton, who died on Wednesday, September 6, at the age of 84 was for many years a local picker-maker and part-time musician, who later fulfilled a life-long ambition by becoming a professional nightclub entertainer.

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David Walker (dad), Sally Bankes (mum), Taj Atwal (Rita). Photo: Richard Davenport

Rita, Sue and Bob too at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton

We’re treated to a brilliant opening, and a taste of what’s to come, as the Eighties soundtrack is used to great effect to initiate scene changes.
Theatre and Comedy
Halifax Young Singers

Singers date to help food drop-ins

A harvest festival concert will raise money for two groups which help struggling local families in need.

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Here’s how a slice of very good luck got Anna’s rhymes printed in a book

Here’s how a slice of very good luck got Anna’s rhymes printed in a book

What do a famous comedienne, a professor from Belarus and a former English teacher have in common? writes Tim Worsnop.

Arts
Charity music festival is held in Sophie’s memory

Charity music festival is held in Sophie’s memory

It is 10 years since the horrific murder of Sophie Lancaster - a crime that shocked the nation and brought hate crime firmly into the public arena.

Music
By Mark Holland.

Your Picture of the Week

Walsden, near Ramsden Clough, by Mark Holland.

Arts
Jurassic Kingdom coming to Leeds this October

MONSTER OFFER: Save 20% on tickets to Jurassic Kingdom dinosaur exhibition coming to Leeds

A monster-sized saving of 20% off tickets is on offer to celebrate a roar-some animatronic dinosaur exhibition coming to Leeds.

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He by John Connolly

Book review: He by John Connolly

He was part of one of the greatest comedy couples ever to grace the screen. And he was born in Lancashire.

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You have the chance to watch La La Land outdoors thanks to Royd Regeneration

See Oscar winner outdoors

A FREE outdoor screening of the Oscar-winning ‘La La Land’ starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone will be shown in Mytholmroyd next weekend.

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