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Horrible Histories - Charge of the Light Brigade
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Thurday, July 5

Al Needham’s jazz band will play at the Mossbrook, Sheffield Road, Eckington.

Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra, Playing at Sheffield CIty Hall at 7.30pm. Tickets £12, £5 (concessions); contact 0114 2 789 789 or online at www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

The Final Test. Comedy, starring Colin Baker, at Derby Theatre. at 7.30pm. Tickets £10-17. Contact 01332 597939 or www.derbylive.co.uk

Horrible Histories. The Terrible Tudors to be presented at 1.30pm and The Vile Victorians to be staged at 7pm at Sheffield Lyceum Theatre. Tickets £11.50-£15.50; contact (0114) 249 6000.

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert. Lesley Garrett will perform famous arias and songs, backed by a trio of musicians, in a concert which features Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto, Saint-Saens’ Cello Concerto No 1, Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending, Ravel’s Tzigan and Piazzolla’s Libertango. Tickets £17-£42. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Friday, July 6

The Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain. Performing rock and roll and melodious light entertainment at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall at 7.30pm. Tickets £14.50-£19.50. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Julius Caesar. Oddsocks comical take on Shakespeare’s work will be presented at Nottingham Castle at 7.30pm. Ticket £14 (adults), £12 (senior citizens/students), £10 (children), free admission to under 5s. Contact 0115 989 5555.

Horrible Histories. The Terrible Tudors at Sheffield Lyceum Theatre at 7pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Julius Caesar. Oddsocks comical take on Shakespeare’s work will be presented at Nottingham Castle at 7.30pm. Ticket £14 (adults), £12 (senior citizens/students), £10 (children), free admission to under 5s. Contact 0115 989 5555.

The Final Test. At Derby Theatre. Tickets £12-£21. See Thursday’s listing.

Saturday, July 7

Staveley Armed Forces and Veterans Event. At Poolsbrook Country Park, from 9.30am to 5pm, with Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band, live music, dancing, Ben the Market Horse. Parking £1.

Book signing. Hazel Helliwell, who writes under the name of Samantha Arran, will sign copies of her book Love Never Fails at Coal Aston Gala.

Piano 4 Hands. Musical performance at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 1pm. Tickets £13. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Flanders and Swan: At the Drop of a Hippopotamus. Musical tribute to the dynamic duo, performed by Tim Fitzhigham and Duncan Walsh at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 3pm. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Jubilee! Last Night of the Proms. At Haddon Hall, Bakewell, at 7.30pm, featuring performances from Chesterfield Co-operative Choral Society and the Peak Wind Orchestra. Supper suppers and licensed bar available throughout the concert. Tickets £15 each; contact 01629 810912 or online at www.haddonhall.co.uk

Intermezzo Strauss. An autobiographical comedy featuring the composer’s love songs and orchestral interludes, performed at Buxton Opera House at 7.15pm. Tickets £10-£58. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.www.buxtonoperahouse,org,uk

Horrible Histories. The Terrible Tudors at 2pm and The Vile Victorians at 7pm at Sheffield’s Lyceum Theatre. See Thursday’s listing for details.

Justin Webb. Gives a talk entitled From the Mayflower to Obamba at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 10.30am. Tickets £10. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

The Final Test. At Derby Theatre at 2.30pm (tickets £10-£17) and at 7.30pm (tickets £12-21). See Thursday’s listing.

Julius Caesar at Nottingham Castle. See Friday’s listing.

Sunday, July 8

Staveley Armed Forces and Veterans Event. See Saturday’s listing for details.

Orlando Figes. Author’s alk on Just Send Me Word at Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 10,30am. Tickets £10. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.www.buxtonoperahouse,org,uk

Give Me Your Hand. At Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 1pm. Tickets £13. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk Jephtha. Handel’s classic oratorio with stellar cast, the Orchestra of the Sixteen and the Buxton Festival.

The Fairey Band. Performing at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 3pm. Tickets £13.

Chorus, performed at Buxton Opera House. Tickets £10-£58. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Acoustic cabaret. The monthly Moo cabaret session in The Fishpond, Matlock Bath, hosted by John Gill at 7.30pm. £2 admission.

Monday, July 9

Claire Tomalin. Talk on Charles Dickens, A Life at Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 10,30am. Tickets £10. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Doctor in the (Opera) House. Presented by Ian Robertson at 1pm in Lee Wodd Hotel, Buxton. Tickets £6. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Simon Thacker. Performance at Buxton’s Palace Hotel at 1pm. Tickets £13. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Oliver Twist. Silent movie from 1922, shown at the Devonshire Dome, Buxton, at 2.30pm. Tickets £6. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Robert McFarlane. Author gives talk on The Old Ways at Lee Wood Hotel, Buxton, at 3pm and 5pm. Tickets £6. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

The Russian Chamber Philharmonic St Petersburg. Playing at St John’s Church, Buxton, at 3pm. Tickets £19. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

James and the Giant Peach. Performed at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 4pm. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Dry Rot. Starring Liza Goodard, Susan Penhaligon, Neil Stacey, Gareth Hale and Norman Pace, at Derby Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £12-£19. Contact 01332 593939 or www.derbylive.co.uk

Camerata Ritmata. Performance at St John’s Church, Buxton, at 10pm. Tickets £10. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk,

Tuesday, July 10

Too Hot to Handel. Comic take on two lovers intertwines Handel’s operatic arias with the highs and lows of a jealously passionate relationship. Performed at Buxton Opera House at 2pm. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.www.buxtonoperahouse,org,uk

ickets £10.£38. Julius Caesar. Oddsocks comic production of the Bard’s work, to be performed at the Queen’s Park, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Advanced tickets £13, £10 (concession) and £8 (child); on the gate tickets £15, £12 (concession) and £10 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www. chesterfieldvenues.co.uk

Cleve West. Garden designer talking about Our Plot at Pavilion Arts Centre at 10,30am. Tickets £10. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Svarn Kanti. Indian-western supergroup perform at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 12.30pm. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Anna Sabba. Talk on That Woman at Lee Wood Hotel, Buxton, at 3pm and 5pm. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Villach. Acapella choir at St John’s Church, Buxton, at 10pm. Tickets £10. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Dry Rot. At Derby Theatre. See Monday’s listing.

Intermezzo Strauss. See Saturday’s listing.

Wednesday, July 11

Chris Ramsey. Performs his new stand-up comedy show at the launch of the Stagefright comedy club at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.

L’Olympiade. Vivaldi’s opera set at the time of the Ancient Greek Olympics, staged at Buxton Opera House at 1.45pm. Tickets £10-£48. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

James and the Giant Peach. At Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 1.30pm and 4pm. See Monday’s listing.

A French Affair. Performance at St John’s Church, Buxton, at 12pm. Tickets £10. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Dry Rot. At Derby Theatre at 2.30pm (tickets £8-£13) and at 7.30pm (tickets £12-19). Contact 01332 593939 or www.derbylive.co.uk

Jephtha. See Sunday’s listing.