Welcome to the What's On page for Morley Arts Festival 2018, here you will be able to find out about all of the events taking place as part of the festival.

Date & Time: 26/09/2018 14:15 - 15:30

Venue: Morley Town Hall

It's funny............ it’s great music............ and it's Yorkshire. Yorkshire lad Billy is in a right pickle... he's juggling three women and a tense life at home but finds himself daydreaming to escape reality. Billy Fisher lives with Mum, Dad and Gran in Stradhoughton and is an undertaker's clerk - but…

Date & Time: 26/09/2018 19:15 - 20:30

Venue: Morley Town Hall

It's funny............ it’s great music............ and it's Yorkshire. Yorkshire lad Billy is in a right pickle... he's juggling three women and a tense life at home but finds himself daydreaming to escape reality. Billy Fisher lives with Mum, Dad and Gran in Stradhoughton and is an undertaker's clerk - but…

Date & Time: 26/09/2018 19:30 - 21:00

Venue: Tingley Methodist Church

In the north of England there was a put-down for women with ideas above their station – ‘Who do you think you are? Lady Docker?’ Through Britain’s post-War years, scarcely a day went by when Sir Bernard and Norah Docker didn’t dominate the newspapers. The Dazzling Dockers, as they were…

Date & Time: 27/09/2018 14:15 - 15:30

Venue: Morley Town Hall

It's funny............ it’s great music............ and it's Yorkshire. Yorkshire lad Billy is in a right pickle... he's juggling three women and a tense life at home but finds himself daydreaming to escape reality. Billy Fisher lives with Mum, Dad and Gran in Stradhoughton and is an undertaker's clerk - but…

Date & Time: 27/09/2018 19:15 - 20:30

Venue: Morley Town Hal

It's funny............ it’s great music............ and it's Yorkshire. Yorkshire lad Billy is in a right pickle... he's juggling three women and a tense life at home but finds himself daydreaming to escape reality. Billy Fisher lives with Mum, Dad and Gran in Stradhoughton and is an undertaker's clerk - but…

Date & Time: 28/09/2018 14:15 - 15:30

Venue: Morley Town Hall

It's funny............ it’s great music............ and it's Yorkshire. Yorkshire lad Billy is in a right pickle... he's juggling three women and a tense life at home but finds himself daydreaming to escape reality. Billy Fisher lives with Mum, Dad and Gran in Stradhoughton and is an undertaker's clerk - but…

Date & Time: 28/09/2018 19:15 - 20:30

Venue: Morley Town Hall

It's funny............ it’s great music............ and it's Yorkshire. Yorkshire lad Billy is in a right pickle... he's juggling three women and a tense life at home but finds himself daydreaming to escape reality. Billy Fisher lives with Mum, Dad and Gran in Stradhoughton and is an undertaker's clerk - but…

Date & Time: 29/09/2018 09:00 - 16:00

Venue: Church of Nazarene

Are you an avid reader? A passionate poet? An aspiring writer? Join us for an exciting family event with FREE ENTRY • Readings• Workshops • Kids Mini Quiz Raffle and Refreshments Free event

Date & Time: 29/09/2018 10:00 - 16:00

Venue: Queen Street Morley

This unique and exciting street festival is the first of its kind for Morley inviting young people to ‘take-over’ their town centre for one day! Calling all young people aged 9 – 25 dancers, singers, actors, young sports men and women, majorettes, musicians, magicians and more! Takeover Fest will launch…

Date & Time: 29/09/2018 14:15 - 15:30

Venue: Morley Town Hall

It's funny............ it’s great music............ and it's Yorkshire. Yorkshire lad Billy is in a right pickle... he's juggling three women and a tense life at home but finds himself daydreaming to escape reality. Billy Fisher lives with Mum, Dad and Gran in Stradhoughton and is an undertaker's clerk - but…

Date & Time: 29/09/2018 19:15 - 20:30

Venue: Morley Town Hall

It's funny............ it’s great music............ and it's Yorkshire. Yorkshire lad Billy is in a right pickle... he's juggling three women and a tense life at home but finds himself daydreaming to escape reality. Billy Fisher lives with Mum, Dad and Gran in Stradhoughton and is an undertaker's clerk - but…

Date & Time: 30/09/2018 11:00 - 13:00

Venue: Meeting outside Morley Town Hall at 10.50am

Morley Community Archives will lead a walk around the centre of town, taking in shops, houses, parks and public buildings both old and new. Emphasis will be on the development of these and the people who were associated with them. A guide will give a running commentary and plenty of…

Date & Time: 01/10/2018 09:30 - 10:30

Venue: St Peter's Church, Rooms Lane, Morley, LS27 9PA

Puss In Boots workshops 0-5yrs. Following the success of their children’s ballets and TV adaptations for CBeebies, Northern Ballet are bringing their magic to another classic children’s tale this Autumn. Join a professional dance artist for a family friendly workshop exploring their brand-new production, Puss in Boots. Suitable for those…

Date & Time: 02/10/2018 19:30 - 21:00

Venue: Woodkirk St Mary’s

To mark the 100 year anniversary of the women's vote, Becky Cherriman will talk about the suffragettes and their lesser-known older sisters – the suffragists. What role did collective and individual action play in helping women obtain the vote in Britain? Why was a fairer voting system so crucial to…

Date & Time: 02/10/2018 19:30 - 21:00

Venue: Churwell Community Centre Westwood Side, Morley, Leeds LS27 7UQ

Crime writer Stephen Wade selects cases from his investigation files, mostly relating to Yorkshire. Topics will include new thinking about Louie Calvert, the notorious  Leeds murderess; Criminal cases from the past, and some tales from his work as a writer in prisons. Stephen was born in Leeds and lived in Churwell  until moving across the city to Osmondthorpe. His recent books include Leeds in the Great War and Leeds at War 1939-1945 Murder in Mind and from Scratching Shed, is an account of his most significant investigations, with reflections on true crime in general. Tickets £5 Available from Morley Library and Brearley’s Solicitors, Queen Street, Morley. Online at Eventbrite.

Date & Time: 02/10/2018 19:30 - 20:30

Venue: Morley United Services Club

Stuart Douglas is a singer guitarist of contemporary songs. With a flair for songs that tell stories and are often thought provoking, he will have his audiences laughing one minute and crying the next. His influences come mainly from the time he spent living in the U.S.A. but also likes…

Date & Time: 03/10/2018 19:30 - 21:00

Venue: Church of Nazarene

Ever wanted to see the book of real life pirates that inspired Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island or find out about the plagiarised novel that Dickens tried (and failed) to stop? Or just fancy looking through old recipe books and seeing how the world has changed through scientific magazines that have been…

Date & Time: 04/10/2018 10:30 - 12:30

Venue: The Mayor’s Parlour-Morley Town Hall

Get creative at this knitting workshop delivered by the talented Toni Sturrs at Blissfully Crafted. You will learn all about knitting in the round. Each participant will receive a goodie bag containing a knitting pattern for a hat and the yarn to knit the hat with. In the workshop, we will…

Date & Time: 04/10/2018 19:30 - 21:00

Venue: Cucina Café Bar and Restaurant

Join local and talented writer, Andrew Doree for an insightful talk on the structure and methods of successful scriptwriting. His talk will take you through the process from the initial ideas, with character building and relationships, to setting the scene. The talk will go on to explore how to drive…

Date & Time: 05/10/2018 11:30 - 12:30

Venue: 11.45am Meeting outside Morley Town Hall

The Leeds Civic Society with support from Morley Town Centre Management Board and the Morley Community Archives have announced that a Blue Plaque will be unveiled in the centre?of Morley on the site of the old Manor House where Sir Titus Salt was born and lived as a child. Sir…

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