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Your guide to what's on the big screen across the region this week.
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VIDEO: Welcome To Yorkshire tourism film is new star of the big screen - watch it here first

Yorkshire is the latest star of the big screen in a new tourism film which will be shown in cinemas.
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Films in the forest

Pop along to forest for film screening

Cinema goers can enjoy the sights and sounds of JK Rowling’s prequel to Harry Potter in the surroundings of Dalby Forest when Pop-Up Cinema Yorkshire’s giant movie screen lands this Easter for a one-off open-air screening of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them on Saturday April 15.

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Elsecar Heritage Centre

Yorkshire villages of Elsecar and Wentworth hit £1.2m Lottery jackpot

South Yorkshire villages of Elsecar and Wentworth are celebrating a £1.2 million Lottery jackpot to put arts and culture at the heart of their communities.
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Katy Perry is heading for Hull this summer.

Pop superstar Katy Perry is heading for Hull... and she can't wait to try our Yorkshire puddings

Katy Perry joked about her "English boyfriends" as she announced she will headline Radio 1's Big Weekend.
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Collectarma at Doncaster Dome on Sunday, March 26.

PREVIEW: Collectarama TV, film, video game and toy fair to launch in Yorkshire

Thousands of television, film, retro video game and toy fans are expected at a new collector event in Yorkshire.
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A Wee Day Out on show as part of the Young Adventurers Films at ShAFF 2017. Photo: Dave Mackison.

PREVIEW: Sheffield Adventure Film Festival returns with jaw-dropping programme at Showroom Cinema

Extreme sports, adventure and travel will be celebrated with three days of jaw-dropping films from around the world this weekend at the annual Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.
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New JOE WILKINSON fashion range

New fashion brand JOE WILKINSON launched

New designer Joe Wilkinson today launched his first self-titled luxury fashion range with a photo shoot inside one of Yorkshire's most spectacular stately homes.
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On this day in 1941: Lone daylight raider bombs East Coast town

On this day in 1941: Lone daylight raider bombs East Coast town

Several shops demolished: A greengrocer’s heroism

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Pictured from left, Beth Parsons, Ant, Jamie Oliver, Dec and Christopher Dean. Picture: Stray FM (s)

Jamie Oliver pranked in Yorkshire for return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Two radio presenters went undercover in Harrogate to help prank celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for the return of Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

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VIDEO: Dickie Bird exhibition celebrates Test cricket umpire legend at Experience Barnsley

Howzat! Yorkshire's own Mr Cricket Dickie Bird has been bowled over by a home town exhibition celebrating his extraordinary life and career at Experience Barnsley.
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Oscar nominated Hidden Figures gets a preview screening at Vue Cinema - we have tickets to be won.

WIN: Hidden Figures film preview tickets at Vue Sheffield Meadowhall

Oscar nominated real life space story Hidden Figures will blast off with a special preview screening at Vue Sheffield and we have tickets to be won.

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Blind Date returns - but who will host it?

Blind Date returns - but who will host it?

Mystery surrounds the identity of the new presenter of revived TV hit Blind Date.

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David Aynesworth holds his polecat ferret, whilst judge Simon Smith holds an Albino ferret, before the start of the evening's ferret racing at the Craven Arms pub, Appletreewick.

Dales pub where they still race ferrets - with bonus video

There is a pub in the charismatic Yorkshire Dales village of Appletreewick called the Craven Arms. It has flagged floors, real fires, gas lighting and all the snug nooks and crannies one could hopes for from a 16th century inn. Sited at the rear is its undisputable crowning glory, a traditionally built cruck barn – hand-crafted from bent oak trees, with walls insulated with sheep’s wool and rendered with traditional lime and horse hair, and roofed with a hand-pulled heather ling thatch.

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Yorkshire families wanted to go back in time and sample food through the ages

Yorkshire families wanted to go back in time and sample food through the ages

A TV company is looking for local families to take part in a new series which charts the British diet down the decades.

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Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER took office as 34th President of the United States today, and in a 20-minute inaugural speech called for good faith among nations to end the cold war.

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The 2016 Hunted contestants, including Leeds pair Anna May and Elizabeth Garnett (left)

Could you be Hunted? TV show seeks new contestants

Producers of a TV show are looking for daring contestants to 'go to ground' in a bid to evade capture in 21st-century Britain.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

Norwegian vessel takes off crew of 20

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Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Jessie Macdonald of Francis Street, Leeds, will have a cold lunch on Christmas Day.

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Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Where servicemen may eat and sleep

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