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The Red Shed
Theatre & Dance

The Red Shed

Thursday 24 September
Other venues

Mark Thomas returns to the place where it all began – the Red Shed, a labour club in Wakefield.

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Mabon: The Last Hurrah

Mabon: The Last Hurrah

Wednesday 07 April
Djanogly Theatre

MABON is going out on a high. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the band play live for the final time!

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Photo of a theatre set of the interior of a cozy home


From activities for all the family to videos and blogs celebrating Lakeside’s collections and the fabulous community of which we’re a part, stay #InWithLakeside to discover and explore during strange times.

What's on: From today

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Roger McGough

Saturday 24 October
Djanogly Theatre

This is the nation's favourite poet at his finest.

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Lustre 2020

Saturday 07 November - Sunday 08 November
Lakeside Arts (multiple venues)

A friendly, relaxed, contemporary craft and design market - buy everything from artisan jewellery and bags to ceramics, glass and tableware.

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Arctic Ice Music 20:20

Wednesday 11 November
Djanogly Theatre

Performance postponed | Terje Isungset pioneering ice instruments and Scandinavia's best jazz musicians will bring extraordinary, beautiful and ethereal sounds. 

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George Egg: Movable Feast

Friday 20 November
Djanogly Theatre

An evening of live cooking and laugh-out-loud comedy about making food on the move.

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Jack Barry: Alien

Thursday 03 December
Djanogly Theatre

He’s going to roughly slap you around the face with his jokes and tell you to get a hold of yourself.

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The Elves and the Shoemaker

Thursday 10 December - Wednesday 30 December
Djanogly Theatre

Performance cancelled | One night, two tiny green visitors climb into Sam’s kitchen. Sam is about to get a very big surprise...


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Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us

Thursday 28 January - Friday 29 January
Djanogly Theatre

50 Things About Us is a show about songs, gongs, loot, tradition, wigs, nicking, statues, art and identity. 

Image of Lakeside DH Lawrence Pavilion from exterior. Large green field and blue sky with pink text box to right


We are pleased to announce that as of Tuesday 15 September, Lakeside’s Pavilion Café and public toilets will reopen for the first time since March. Our other buildings and facilities remain closed for now.