Live Music & Performance

If you enjoy live music or want to spend your evening watching the thrill of performance, Wakefield has some of the best music venues, theatres and festivals just waiting for you to experience.

If music festivals are more your thing then why not chill out on the hills of Clarence Park to watch Wakefield's longest running free music festival.

Theatre Royal Wakefield is the jewel in the city's crown captivating audiences far and wide with musicals, stand up comedy, dramatic plays and dance.

Long Division Festival is Wakefield's largest Music & Culture Festival. It takes place every June across the entire city centre. It attracts nationally touring artists whilst also supporting local musicians and is one of the most respected metropolitan festivals in the UK.

No matter the time of year there is always something happening at one of Wakefield's attractions, whether it's live music in unusual places or seasonal events you can share with family or friends.

Long Division 2018 will take place from Wednesday 30th May to Sunday 3rd June in Wakefield City Centre across 30+ venues all weekend with 120 performances and events.

There will be Music. There will be Spoken Word. There will be Art. There will be Workshops. There will be Exhibitions.

Book your tickets today!

Live Music & Performance across the District

The Damned United

The Damned United

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Sat 26 May 2018

Warrior

Warrior (Part One: Daughterhood)

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Sat 26 May 2018

Wakefield Drama Festival

The Woman

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Sun 27 May 2018

Wakefield Drama Festival

Arabian Nights

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Mon 28 May 2018

Lunchtime Concerts

Lunchtime Concerts

Wakefield Cathedral

Tue 29 May 2018

Wakefield Drama Festival

Shakers

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Tue 29 May 2018

Revolution of Everyday Life

Long Division: The Revolution of Everyday Life

Wakefield Precinct

Wed 30 May 2018

Wakefield Drama Festival

Curtain Up On Murder

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Wed 30 May 2018

Jamie Lockhart

Long Division presents: A Romantic Destination

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Wed 30 May 2018

Wakefield Drama Festival

According to Rumour

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Thu 31 May 2018

Billy Bragg

Long Division presents: Write Place, Write Time

Wakefield Town Hall

Fri 1 Jun 2018

Kate Williams

Kate Williams 4 plus 3 with Georgia Mancio

Wakefield Jazz

Fri 1 Jun 2018

Wakefield Drama Festival

All My Sons

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Fri 1 Jun 2018

LD18

Long Division presents: YOI, Dylan Cartlidge

The Red Shed

Fri 1 Jun 2018

Long Division 2018

Long Division 2018

Wakefield

Sat 2 Jun 2018

ZoZo

Long Division: ZoZo, Mi Mye, Adore//Repel + More

Wakefield Precinct

Sat 2 Jun 2018