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October 2019

Scarecrow Competition

Tue 1 October @ 08:00 - Sun 20 October @ 12:00

GET YOUR ENTRY FORM AND ENTER YOUR SCARECROW Join our big scarecrow competition once again. Here is your opportunity to win a silver cup. We're looking forward to all the marvellous entries that people are preparing. Vote on our Facebook page and come to see who has won when announced at the Festival Service 11am on 13 October at St James' Church. We will also post the results on twitter, Facebook and in our blog on our website. We hope to see scarecrows - you choose the style - outside your shop, business, school or why not your home. You…

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Lunchtime Concerts – Season Ticket 2019

Mon 14 October @ 12:30 - Fri 18 October @ 14:00
St James’ Church, Church Street
Wetherby, LS22 6LP United Kingdom
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Free – £15

5FOR3 - Whether you’re working or not, you’ll find physical and musical refreshment at our series of short lunchtime concerts through the Festival week.  This ticket gets you into all five! Click on linked descriptions below for more information. John Dunford Organ Concert.         14 October LSO Woodwind Quartet                    16 October Joseph Spratt (Tenor) & Heather Jane Taylor (Soprano).   15 October One Piano, 2 Pianists, 20 Fingers    17 October Michael Payne Organ Recital.           18 October       Food served from…

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Clifford Drama Group at the Wetherby Festival

Tue 15 October @ 19:30 - 20:30
Wetherby Library, 17 Westgate
Wetherby, LS22 6LL United Kingdom
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FRINGE EVENT   Clifford Drama Group will be performing a variety of short sketches and plays as part of the Wetherby Festival. You will need to obtain a ticket for this event from Wetherby Library! Limited places. Tickets: Free. Limited Places   Find us at CliffordDrama About Clifford Drama Group was started in 1967 by a group of people who enjoyed acting, set building, rehearsing and socialising and is still going strong!

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Focus on Nature

Tue 15 October @ 19:30 - 21:00
St James’ Church Centre, Church Street
Wetherby, LS22 6LP United Kingdom
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Free – £5

The Wetherby Festival Lecture   Tesni Ward is a professional wildlife photographer.  She uses her images and stories to promote conservation.  They educate the public on the struggles wildlife faces.  They challenge us to ask what we can do to protect species under threat, whether it is mountain hares, Skomer puffins, red grouse, Eurasian badgers or wildfowl.  They reveal a magical experience of the natural world. Read more about Tesni and see her amazing photography on her website. Do come and hear her and see her choice of her photography to illustrate her subject 'Focus on Nature'.   Tickets £5  Refreshments…

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Lunchtime Concert – LSO Woodwind Quartet

Wed 16 October @ 12:30 - 14:00
St James’ Church, Church Street
Wetherby, LS22 6LP United Kingdom
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Free – £5

Wednesday 16 October 12.30pm St James’ Church, Church Street, Wetherby LS22 6LP   The Leeds Symphony Orchestra Woodwind Quartet make their first appearance in Wetherby. Camilla Bisengaliev (oboe), Hannah Dilworth (flute), Mary Plumb (clarinet) and Charlotte Crossley (bassoon) will perform with  Martin Binks on piano.     Food served from 12.30pm, music from 1pm.   Five concerts for the price of three - buy a Lunchtime Season Ticket for £15.    Click for Season Ticket Martin Binks

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Rhian Isaac – Special Collections Talk

Wed 16 October @ 14:00 - 15:00
Wetherby Library, 17 Westgate
Wetherby, LS22 6LL United Kingdom
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 FRINGE EVENT   A History of the Theatres in Leeds Find out more about some of the stars of the Leeds stage and how theatres in the city have changed over time. Using playbills, programmes and photographs from Leeds Central Library’s collections we will explore the rich and vibrant history of Leeds theatres from the opening of Tate Wilkinson’s Theatre in 1771 to the BBC’s ‘The Good Old Days’ at the City Varieties. Booking required: 01937 583144 or visit Wetherby Library Tickets: Free,  Limited places  

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Lunchtime Concert – One Piano, 2 Pianists, 20 Fingers

Thu 17 October @ 12:30 - 14:00
St James’ Church, Church Street
Wetherby, LS22 6LP United Kingdom
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Free – £5

Thursday 17 October 12.30pm St James’ Church, Church Street, Wetherby LS22 6LP   One piano, 2 pianists, 20 fingers - fireworks from the piano duet repertoire. We are fortunate to be able to enjoy the musical skills of these 2 accomplished pianists. Martin Binks is conductor of the Leeds Symphony  and  Leeds Chamber Orchestras. He has worked with several Yorkshire choral societies and as Artistic Director and Conductor of West Riding Opera, he has conducted more than two hundred and fifty performances of over forty operas.  more information Michael Payne is musical director at St James' Church. He was previously…

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3 Artists Around Wetherby

Thu 17 October @ 19:00 - 21:00
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Wetherby Town Hall, Market Place
Wetherby, West Yorkshire LS22 6NE United Kingdom
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3 Day Event held in the Micklethwaite Room in Wetherby Town Hall   Art exhibition by three local artists: Ailsa Read, who specialises in atmospheric seascapes, Rachel McNaughton, a watercolour artist who paints a broad range of subjects and Clare Dean, mixed media artist inspired by nature.  Rachel, Ailsa and Clare were the founders of  Artists Around Wetherby Open Studios that started six years ago and is now an annual event in the local calendar. Originals, prints and cards will be available during the exhibition.  

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Wetherby Light Music Singers

Thu 17 October @ 19:30 - 21:30
The Engine Shed, York Road
Wetherby, North Yorkshire LS22 7SU United Kingdom
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£6

 Thursday 17 October 07.30pm The Engine Shed, Wetherby LS22 7SU   An evening of musical entertainment.  Since 1976 this enthusiastic group of 40 singers has been entertaining Wetherby.  Now led by Joyce Barker (Musical Director), accompanied by Martin Hewitt . Their repertoire of pop classics and songs from the musicals includes La La Land and Les Misérables. A relaxed and friendly evening with opportunities to sing along to old favourites. Tickets: £6   Bar available. Raffle.

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Comedy Evening at the Town Hall

Thu 17 October @ 20:00 - 22:00
Wetherby Town Hall, Market Place
Wetherby, West Yorkshire LS22 6NE United Kingdom
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£22

Join Tom Wrigglesworth and Sean McLoughlin for an evening of insightful fun. Supporting Ricky Gervais on his International Humanity Tour, Sean McLoughlin has been described by Time Out as ‘the best comedian you haven’t heard of’.  This ‘impassioned and uniquely brilliant’ stand-up comedian is a regular on the UK circuit, headlining shows across America and Europe as well the Edinburgh Fringe.  His current podcast is called Sean and Eliot read the Bible and can be found wherever podcasts are found. Tom Wrigglesworth is an established Stand-Up comedian, Radio and TV presenter and voice-over artist from Sheffield. He is best known for his live…

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