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York

From Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker (pictured) to the notorious conspirator Guy Fawkes, discover some of the faces who have helped create the county’s reputation in Yorkshire! Achievement, Grit and Controversy, an exhibition of more than 20 portraits and sculptures.

Until 3 Nov, Beningborough Hall (nationaltrust.org.uk)

Photo: National Trust/Paul Harris/Olivia Hemingway

Morecambe

Curated by Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway, Vintage by the Sea features vintage arts, music and culture, classic cars, marketplaces and events.

31 Aug-1 Sept, promenade (vintagefestival.co.uk) 

Manchester

Laura Jane Grace & the Devouring Mothers head out on a six-date UK tour. Grace is a musician, author and activist best known as the founder, lead singer, songwriter and guitarist of punk rock band Against Me!

28 Aug, O2 Academy (gigsandtours.com) 

Liverpool

Kings of Leon, Franz Ferdinand, Jake Bugg, Echo & The Bunnymen, Circa Waves and Sam Fender play Fusion Festival. 

30 Aug, Sefton Park (fusion-presents.com) 

Siddington

Dan Shake, Francesco del Garda, Ingi Visions, Jamie 3:26 and Jeremy Underground play Hide and Seek, a boutique electronic music and arts festival set in 100 acres of a stately home’s grounds. 

31 Aug, Capesthorne Hall (hideandseekfestival.co.uk)

Bradford

Freedom Festival features circus, street theatre, performances and talks, music from all over the world, and mischievous projects that engage all ages. A new series of ticketed events mark the run-up to the main free action. 

28 Aug-1 Sept, city centre (freedomfestival.co.uk) 

Blackpool

Royal Photographic Society exhibition Representation On The Line: (Un)framing Our Identities features several local female photographers including Claire Griffiths and Marianne van Loo.

31 Aug-30 Sept, Hive (hiveblackpool.co.uk) 

Sheffield

Manor Maker: Base Materials considers the impact of making on our sense of self. The exhibition is the culmination of a project in which 10 adults in a process of change and recovery worked with Sheffield-based artist Emilie Taylor.

31 Aug-6 Oct, Millennium Gallery (museums-sheffield.org.uk) 

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