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.

Live Music & Performance across the District

Jackanory Festival

Halima Mayat presents: Jackanory Festival

Westgate Studios

Tue 21 - Sun 26 Aug 2018

Lunchtime Concerts

Lunchtime Concerts

Wakefield Cathedral

Tue 21 Aug 2018

Jackanory Small Press Day

Jackanory Small Press Publishing Day

Westgate Studios

Sat 25 Aug 2018

Lunchtime Concerts

Lunchtime Concerts

Wakefield Cathedral

Tue 28 Aug 2018

Remember Where You Came From

Remember Where You Came From

National Coal Mining Museum for England

Tue 28 Aug 2018

Milk Presents

Milk Presents: Artists Workshop

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Tue 28 Aug 2018

Join the Circle

Truth Be Told Poetry Night

Brews, Bites & Books

Wed 29 Aug 2018

Les Miserables

Les Miserables School Edition

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Thu 30 - Fri 31 Aug 2018

Les Miserables

Les Miserables School Edition

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Sat 1 Sep 2018

Lunchtime Concerts

Lunchtime Concerts

Wakefield Cathedral

Tue 4 Sep 2018

Les Miserables

Les Miserables School Edition

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Tue 4 - Fri 7 Sep 2018

Les Miserables

Les Miserables School Edition

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Sat 8 Sep 2018

Lunchtime Concerts

Lunchtime Concerts

Wakefield Cathedral

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Seasons In The Sun

Seasons In The Sun

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Thu 13 - Fri 14 Sep 2018

Seasons In The Sun

Seasons In The Sun

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Sat 15 Sep 2018

Seasons In The Sun

Seasons In The Sun

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Mon 17 - Fri 21 Sep 2018

Lunchtime Concerts

Lunchtime Concerts

Wakefield Cathedral

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Seasons In The Sun

Seasons In The Sun

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Sat 22 Sep 2018

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Mon 24 Sep 2018

Lunchtime Concerts

Lunchtime Concerts

Wakefield Cathedral

Tue 25 Sep 2018