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Things to do next week

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Theatre company Art With Heart’s Declaration is a humorous autobiographical  play written by and starring Sarah Emmott, about her quest to get a diagnosis for her ADHD in her thirties. Features music and dancing.*

24 Oct, The Met ( and touring

Read a blog by Sarah Emmott here 


A Year in the Life of Mike’s Bench is an exhibition celebrating Lancashire photographer Mike Foster, who died of cancer last year. Foster’s partner, journalist Elizabeth Gomm (pictured), invited passers-by to send photos of themselves sat on his memorial park bench, which are displayed in the park’s visitor centre. 

Until 24 Oct, Stanley Park (


Putting it Together is a revue celebrating Stephen Sondheim’s career in musical theatre and featuring more than 30 numbers from some of the Broadway composer’s most memorable and best-loved shows.

24 Oct-24 Nov, Hope Mill Theatre (


Airplays is a series of plays from Yorkshire-based writers commissioned from an open call-out to write new 15-minute works on the theme of migration. They are being performed alongside a Leeds College of Music house band and are directed by Kash Arshad.

23-27 Oct, Leeds College of Music (


Dr Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman showcases the magic of human cyclical renewal to uncover the last unmentionable taboo of menstruation in a genre-bending contemporary performance.*

26 Oct, Nuffield Theatre (

Read a blog by Marisa Carnesky here


Doncaster’s The Blinders tour their Brave New World album with support from garage rock three piece Calva Louise. 

22 Oct, Sugarmill (


The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture exhibition presents work by the five artists – Michael Dean, Mona Hatoum, Magali Reus, Phillip Lai and Cerith Wyn Evans – shortlisted for the second iteration of the prize. 

26 Oct-20 Jan, Hepworth Wakefield (


Award-winning children’s story How To Hide A Lion has been adapted and directed by Peter Glanville. The magical play features puppets and lively music by acclaimed jazz and cabaret artist Barb Jungr.

25-28 Oct, The Lowry (

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